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Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 Draft Class

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article about a series of grades evaluating the rookie draft classes of each NFL team following their first seasons, and I talked about the arbitrary nature of the process, in particular the signing of a letter grade for players who have yet…


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Parting With Lawrence Timmons Not Happening Any Time Soon

Whether or not you choose to believe reports that the Pittsburgh Steelers are over the projected salary cap, there is no doubt that the team will need to make some additional cap room to accommodate predictable future expenses unaccounted for currently, such as the final two roster spots, the impending…


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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis G Ramon Foster – Unrestricted

Player: Ramon Foster Position: Offensive Guard Experience: 7 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $2,150,000 2015 Season Breakdown: The 2015 season was not the first time that Steelers guard Ramon Foster was called upon to take a bigger role within the offensive line—in fact, he has served in…



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2015 Player Exit Meetings – OG Ramon Foster

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…



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Ramon Foster Unsure Of Pittsburgh Return

Ramon Foster has served as the unquestioned leader of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line. But the team may have to find someone to fill that void – and oh yeah, the starting left guard spot – in 2016. Speaking on 93.7 The Fan, Foster said he would like to come…


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David DeCastro Contract Projection

At some point during the offseason the Pittsburgh Steelers will sign guard David DeCastro to a long-term extension. It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. The only real unknowns at this point when it comes to a long-term deal for him is whether or not it…



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2015 Player Exit Meetings – OG David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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David DeCastro Enjoying First Career Pro Bowl Honor

I wrote fairly negatively about the Pro Bowl yesterday, or at least the diluted pageant show that it has gradually become over the years, but the truth is that, to many players, it does really mean something. And I’m not talking about economic factors, hitting incentive escalators in contract or…



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Steelers Players May Add To Draining Pro Bowl Talent Pool

The Pro Bowl was perhaps never the most noble tradition in the world, but it’s certainly safe to say that it once meant a lot more on a personal level for players to be recognized as a Pro Bowler and to participate in the actual game than what we see…


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Steelers Total Player Snap Counts For 2015 Season

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season has ended, we can now take a look at the final snap totals for the entire year and you will see those in the table below. Offensively for the Steelers, guards David DeCastro and Ramon Foster were both iron men this past season…