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Sixth Wheel Kelvin Beachum Could See Some Mileage This Season

By Matthew Marczi After the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum with the last of their four seventh round draft picks in last year’s draft, there was some excitement and anticipation—albeit just a trace—over his potential to help improve the offensive line’s depth, given the way that Kevin Colbert and others talked him up […]

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Bills Sign Former Steelers T Tony Hills On Sunday

The Buffalo Bills currently have quite a few former Pittsburgh Steelers players on their roster and as of Sunday, they have another offensive lineman in Tony Hills. In addition to signing Hills, who has played for both the Denver Broncos and the Indianapolis Colts since being released by the Steelers in September of 2011, the […]

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John Malecki And Justin Cheadle Get Work As Second Team Guards On Saturday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking for depth on their offensive line during training camp this year now that Doug Legursky is no longer on the team. The top six offensive linemen are already set with Kelvin Beachum being the sixth, but the remaining two or three spots will be decided over the course of the […]

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Who Plays Left Tackle For Steelers If Marcus Gilbert Goes Down?

By Matthew Marczi Anybody who is acquainted with the recent history of the Pittsburgh Steelers and their offensive line knows that there is a good chance that one of the starting linemen will miss time in 2013. When you consider that both players expected to be starting tackles this year missed significant time just last […]

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Examining The Steelers\’ Reserve Linemen In Years Past

By Matthew Marczi Yesterday, we got a chance to take a look at some of the numbers produced by this year’s reserve offensive lineman candidates for the Pittsburgh Steelers—excepting, of course, the rookies and first year players, from Joe Long to Mike Farrell. With the exception of Guy Whimper, who is a serious question mark […]

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Steelers 2013 Reserve Linemen By The Numbers

By Matthew Marczi While the Pittsburgh Steelers have their starting lineup along the offensive line set, the truth of the matter is that they have said goodbye to a lot of pieces that have been part of the core of that unit over the years—namely Max Starks, Willie Colon, and Doug Legursky. Irrespective of their […]

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Steelers Could Have Youngest Starting Offensive Line Since 1957

As long as the 2013 projected starting five offensive linemen for the Pittsburgh Steelers can remain healthy over the course of training camp and the preseason, they will be the youngest group to start the season for the team since 1957. Marcus Gilbert, Ramon Foster, Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro and Mike Adams will all combine […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles: John Malecki Versus Nik Embernate Versus Justin Cheadle

The start of the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is now less than three weeks away so we will continue to look at the training camp battles that will take place with a look at the battle for a backup interior offensive line spot on the 53 man roster. You can comment on this battle […]

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Steelers Hope T Mike Adams Gets It \”Right\” In 2013

By Matthew Marczi As with the other two new starters along the offensive line for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Mike Adams already has playing experience. Unlike Marcus Gilbert, however, he will not have to move to a new position—that is, unless, he somehow wins the left tackle job, which seems rather unlikely. The skill set that […]

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Musical Chairs Ends With Ramon Foster At Left Guard In 2013

By Matthew Marczi As I wrote last month, the Pittsburgh Steelers have undergone a turnaround among their starters the likes of which have not been seen in this century. In 2013, the Steelers will have a new starting wide receiver, running back, left tackle, right tackle, left guard, cornerback, outside linebacker, and nose tackle. Now, […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post OTA Practices

Three weeks of OTA practices are now behind is and the mandatory mini camp gets underway on Tuesday, so now I will move forward with my second 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Prior to training camp getting started, I will release my next prediction and then will have a new prediction […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Ben Roethlisberger Surgery, Backup Tackles, Roster Moves & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 109 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the Wednesday surgery that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had on his right knee that will keep him sidelined until the start of training camp and how the other quarterbacks on the roster will benefit from the […]

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Report: Interest In Steelers Free Agent Offensive Lineman Doug Legursky Picking Up

I posted about free agent offensive lineman Doug Legursky on Thursday and it just so happens that he is in the news on Friday as Bo Marchionte of college2pro.com is reporting that interest in Legursky is starting to pick up now that teams are starting to wrap up their OTA sessions. According to Marchionte, Legursky\’s […]

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A Doug Legursky Sighting On Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown posted a very interesting picture Thursday on Twitter that included himself along with offensive linemen Doug Legursky, Maurkice Pouncey, Kelvin Beachum and John Malecki. Legursky of course is not currently under contract. I\’m not sure where the picture was taken, but it certainly looks as if it could have […]

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Marcus Gilbert Opens Up Steelers First OTA Session Of 2013 At Left Tackle

The Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season got underway on Tuesday and we are finally starting to see some reports come in via Twitter from the media. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Marcus Gilbert opened up as the starting left tackle with Mike Adams manning the right tackle spot. […]

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Steelers Set To Open First OTA Session Of 2013 Minus 15 Players From 2012

Change is inevitable in the NFL as there is turnover on rosters each and every year. When the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA of the 2013 off-season gets underway on Tuesday, they will be short 15 players from last season. Of those 15 players, seven of them were perceived as starters with the offense losing four […]

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Steelers T Guy Whimper Contract Details

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent tackle Guy Whimper on Monday and the contract details are pretty simple and not taxing cap wise. According to an agent, Whimper signed a one-year qualifying contract that includes a base salary of $715,000 and no signing bonus. Being as it was a qualifying contract, the cap hit for […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Rookie Camp, Sean Spence, Undrafted Free Agents & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 100 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and talk about the news that came out of the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie camp that took place over the weekend and this leads to us eventually talking about the undrafted free agent offensive lineman that were present over the weekend. I […]

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Steelers Using Qualifying Contracts & Displacement To Stretch Cap Dollars Until June

Despite being severely cap-strapped until June 2nd rolls around, the Pittsburgh Steelers have still been able to sign a few free agents over the course of the last week in the form of running back LaRod Stephens-Howling and punter Brian Moorman. So how are they able to do this with such little cap room? They […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Draft

The 2013 NFL draft is now behind is and the rookie camp gets underway on Friday. As I do ever year at this time, here is my first 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Prior to training camp getting started, I will release my next prediction and then will have a new […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Doesn\’t Think Kelvin Beachum Will Learn Center Position Just Yet

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was a guest Thursday afternoon on ESPN 970 Radio, and being as there has been a lot speculation that second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum might be kicking inside to guard, and quite possibly even asked to learn the center position, host David Todd asked him to clarify everything. “He […]

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Second Annual Max Starks No. 78 Tin Foil Hat Post

It\’s time again for my annual Max Starks speculation post based on nothing but the vacant jersey numbers listed on the Pittsburgh Steelers website and the severe lack of depth on the offensive line. Nearly one year ago today I put on my black and gold tin foil hat and speculated that the vacant No. […]

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Lack Of Depth On The Steelers Offensive Line Still Exists Following The Draft

One of the two main arguments that I made for the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting North Carolina guard Jonathan Cooper in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, should have fallen, was the fact that there is no solid depth on the teams offensive line. Cooper of course didn\’t fall, nor did Chance Warmack for […]

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2013 Steelers Mock Draft Version 5.0 – Final Edition

The 2013 NFL draft will get underway in New York City Thursday evening, so it is now time for my final Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the year. Mock drafts are never satisfying to me as the odds of getting all of the picks correct really doesn\’t exist. The process, however, is satisfying, as I […]

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Will Chance Warmack & Jonathan Cooper Buck 30 Years Of Draft History?

On Tuesday, Bucky Brooks of NFL.com identified his elite, blue- and red-chip prospects in the 2013 NFL class, based on film study and several conversations with scouts and coaches around the league, and of the five elite prospects that he listed, four are offensive linemen. Without even looking at the list you probably can guess […]

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Do The Steelers Have Enough Cap Space To Sign A Few More Players Before June?

So now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to match the $2.5 million offer sheet given to restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by the New England Patriots, do they have enough cap room to sign more players moving forward? Thanks to displacement in the Rule of 51, yes, but only within reason being […]

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