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Mike Tomlin Amped Up For Defensive Revival

The Pittsburgh Steelers have long been a team that prides itself on being a physical and smash-mouth team, especially on defense. In essence, it hangs it’s hat on it. However, their defense the last few years was a far cry from the Steel Curtain defense that fueled the Steelers’ Super…


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Steelers Using Competition As Tool To Improve Defense

If you listen to the recent comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin, you might get the impression that every single spot in the roster is up in the air right now—at least on the defensive side of the ball. While that observation…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 13

Sunday was actually a fairly busy day around the NFL, and in the AFC North, because it marked the beginning of the league’s annual meetings, which means that we got the chance to hear from many important people throughout the league who can actually speak to matters pertaining to their…


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Steelers Re-sign LB James Harrison To Two-Year Contract

Veteran linebacker James Harrison has decided that he will play at least one more year for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the former undrafted free agent signed a two-year contract on Sunday. Harrison apparently also had an offer on the table from the Tennessee Titans as well that would have afforded…



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Playing Time Could Be The Tiebreaker In James Harrison’s Decision

As you’ve no doubt seen by now, longtime Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison posted a video and message on Instagram yesterday pertaining to his future, suggesting that he must make the decision between returning to Pittsburgh or following Dick LeBeau to play for the Tennessee Titans. In his short…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 12

There were no actual transactions taking place yesterday in free agency for the AFC North, but that doesn’t mean that there wasn’t still plenty of things to comment on. And while none of the division teams made any signings or suffered any losses, that can always change in an instant…





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On Harrison, The Draft, And The Pass Rushing Free Agent Market

The Pittsburgh Steelers came into this offseason knowing that they would have their work cut out for them when it comes to reestablishing a stable of pass rushers at the outside linebacker position, with three of their four edge defenders from last season’s roster hitting free agency. Of the three,…


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Free Agency Often Frustrating For Steeler Fans

After the first few waves of free agency have came and went, now is about the time the die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan probably wants to bang their head off the wall. With dire needs at both cornerback and outside linebacker, the team stood by and did nothing, watching even some…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 2: Pittsburgh Steelers

Wednesday was quite a busy day for the Pittsburgh Steelers, especially considering that they didn’t actually do anything. In fact, it started just a little after midnight, and it started in a big, and surprising, manner. That, of course, came in the form of the announcement by free agent outside…



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Report: Titans Interested In Steelers OLB Jason Worilds

The legal tampering period ahead of the free agent signing period is well underway as several marquee players are already agreeing to terms with new teams with the contracts expected to be finalized Tuesday evening. At some point, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds should sign a free agent deal with…


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Report: Steelers S Troy Polamalu Still Unsure Of Future Plans

According to a Wednesday afternoon report by Scott Brown of ESPN.com, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is still undecided about his future with less than a week to go before the start of the new league year. According to a source, Brown reports that Polamalu is still considering playing in…


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The Pessimist’s Take – Bringing Back The Wood

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…



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2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Offseason

We’ve shown you our series of mock draft simulations from Fanspeak.com. To start the week, we’ll take it one step further and mock an entire offseason. Fanspeak has let people like me nerd out, offering a “Managing the Cap” simulator in conjunction with Overthecap.com, a site dedicated to salary cap…



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Steelers 2015 Offseason Priorities – What To Do With Deebo

The 2014 season saw the Pittsburgh Steelers on the rise, finishing with an 11-5 record and a division title following two straight seasons of missing the playoffs with 8-8 records. They finished off the regular season with four straight victories, but suffered a disappointing Wildcard round loss against the Ravens…


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Ryan Clark Was A Stabilizing Force On The Steelers’ Defense

Former Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Ryan Clark officially announced his retirement from the NFL yesterday, pursuing the career in broadcasting that many expected he would take following the 2013 season, after which the front office failed to re-sign him. Instead, he signed a one-year deal with the team that helped…


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The Pessimist’s Take – Defense First A Must?

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Steelers 2015 Offseason Priorities – A Primer

The Pittsburgh Steelers are finally coming off a season in which they can feel like they’re headed in the right direction. In 2012 and 2013, they experienced a variety of derailments that saw them finish with an 8-8 record, missing the playoffs, and drafting in the middle of the first…