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Steelers Vs. Redskins: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins and below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with a road win. Run right, right from the start – Even through the Steelers offense…


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Steelers Enter 2016 Season With 14 Players Set To Be URFAs In 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins and now that their initial roster is set, we can take a quick loom ahead at the several players who are now scheduled to become unrestricted free agents next year. Currently, there are 14 such…


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How We Got Here – Looking Back On The Steelers’ Offseason

This is it. Today. The day you’ve been waiting for ever since a tough loss in the Divisional Round to the eventual Super Bowl champions. The Pittsburgh Steelers make their regular-season debut tonight in Washington. Before we get there, though, I think we should pause and look back on how…


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David DeCastro On New Contract: “It’s Nice It’s Done”

Pre or post contract, David DeCastro is a man of few words. For one of the league’s throwback linemen, you’d expect no less. His entire Steelers.com interview, the first posted since his new, 5 year, $50 million extension, barely lasts a minute. And that’s including the introduction. But DeCastro is…


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2016 NFL Week 1: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to the 2016 NFL season. Wow, what a week it was for the Pittsburgh Steelers and it included the team acquiring cornerback Justin Gilbert in a trade with the Cleveland Browns and the signing of guard David DeCastro to a long term…




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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Redskins Preview, DeCastro Contract, 2016 NFL Season Predictions & More

Season 7, Episode 13 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Friday show, David Todd and I get right to discussing the Thursday night 2016 NFL regular season opener between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers and specifically about how the league’s concussion protocol relates to it. We talk about…



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NFL Top 1000: What/Where Steelers Made The List

A huge undertaking every year, a large contingent of people were brought on to compile Bleacher Report’s NFL 1000, grading the top 1000 players in the league. It’s always a little unconventional, controversial, but a labor of love with some really smart people sending in their grades. Unveiled yesterday, they…


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2016 South Side Questions: Is The Checkbook Closed For The Year?

The preseason has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp and the preseason might have seen a lot of work put into the team and…


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Early Contract Details For Steelers G David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed guard David DeCastro to a five-year, $50 million contract extension on Thursday and already we’re starting to get a good idea as to how the deal breaks down number and cash flow wise. For starters, DeCastro reportedly received a $16 million signing bonus as part of…



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Haley Calls Steelers’ Offensive Line Best He’s Had

There was no hesitation in Todd Haley’s answer. Speaking with Bob Labriola on Steelers’ Nation Radio Coordinator’s Corner, Haley called the Pittsburgh Steelers front five the best he’s ever had in Pittsburgh. “Yeah, without a doubt. Best one and deepest of any year since I’ve been here. We’ve got guys who hopefully…


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Steelers’ Roster Pedigree Heavy At Top And Bottom

It’s been a few days now since the roster has been trimmed and tweaked, and so we can probably assume that at least this is the 53-man roster that the Pittsburgh Steelers will carry into the season opener. With that in mind, I wanted to do a bit of analysis…