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Punt Return Battle To Be Determined In Stadiums, Not On Fields

You know exactly how I feel about Antonio Brown and punt returns. He should be the starter, no questions asked. It’s what AB wants, it’s what Danny Smith wants. But if we don’t get what we want, there’s a true battle on hand. Eli Rogers squaring off with Demarcus Ayers….



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New Faces 2016: WR Demarcus Ayers

At this point in the offseason, we find that training camp is just around the corner for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the league, and a lot has changed for them over the course of the past several months. They have lost a number of players in free…



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One Step To Take: Vince Williams

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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One Step To Take: Anthony Chickillo

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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Roosevelt Nix Ranked Top Ten Special Teams Player By NFL Linebacker

You know special teams holds an equally special place in my heart. And so no one pulled at those heartstrings more than Roosevelt Nix last year. A man who bulled, dominated, and splash-played onto the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. Now, some of those currently playing the game are giving him appropriate…


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Danny Smith: “We’re Going To Put The Best People Out There”

We’ve heard a lot from Keith Butler and Todd Haley but like special teams in general, Danny Smith has mostly been forgotten about. But Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews sat down for an exclusive interview with Smith, including getting his thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ punt return situation. If you’ve been following…


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Bigger Role On Defense For Robert Golden Could Impact Special Teams

With the Pittsburgh Steelers’ evident decision not to re-sign Will Allen, and given the fact that rookie second-round pick Sean Davis will likely take time to develop, it is widely, and probably safely, assumed that fifth-year safety Robert Golden will begin the 2016 season as the team’s starting strong safety….




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Steelers Aiming To Remove Antonio Brown From PR Unit

As we wrote yesterday, Eli Rogers and Demarcus Ayers were the two notable names in the team’s punt return lineup. That’s going to be a notable battle to watch because according to Rogers, the team’s goal is to take Antonio Brown off punt return duty. The news was reported by…



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Anthony Chickillo Credits Coaching Staff For Smooth Position Switch

A year ago, Anthony Chickillo weighed 267 pounds. He was used to playing with his hand down, in the trenches against tackles and guards. So when the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted him in the 6th round, everything changed. By training camp, Chickillo dropped down to 254. He was moved to outside…