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Tunch Ilkin: Dri Archer “Playing With More Confidence”

As we continue to crawl deeper and deeper into training camp, and getting better and more consistent looks at the 90-man roster, a natural consequence of that is the formation of opinions about how certain players are progressing. Yesterday, during a segment of Steelers.com LIVE on the team’s website, Craig…



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Training Camp Diary: Day Three

We all hoped it would be a great day of practice and wow, it was. So much happening today, even if a lot of it was sloppy. But days like today remind you of the quantam leap of the team in pads compared to the first two days in shorts….


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Steelers Archer Hopes To Prove Doubters Wrong In Year Two

The rookie season of Le’Veon Bell got off to a rocky start, as despite his sterling reputation coming out of Michigan State as a workhorse, he missed the early portion of it with a Lisfranc injury, a tricky but serious injury if not treated with care. However, late in the…


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Training Camp Statistical Recap: First Two Practices

As we did throughout last year, a statistical look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 11 on 11 sessions. Keep in mind they only tell a very small part of the story, plays are already scripted beforehand, and there’s a lot of context to be desired. But in the interest of thoroughness,…


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Training Camp Day Three: Watch To Watch For

With the first two days resembling more like OTAs than training camp, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in pads for the first time today. Should make for an exciting day. Here’s a couple things I’m watching for. – The obvious ones. We know the team is in pads but will there…


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Josh Harris Expanding Special Teams Resume

With the Pittsburgh Steelers knowing that they will be without Le’Veon Bell for the first two games of the season, the team is faced with the unusual position of having a temporary roster spot, and as a result, there has been an added focus on the person most often assumed…



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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Two

Day two! Fifteen left to go. Today was the last day the Pittsburgh Steelers will be without pads, returning on Wednesday with hopefully an exciting, full-contact practice. Still, there were a lot of great moments on Day Two. Without wasting more time, let’s jump into the notes. – Rookie running…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day One

Welcome back! One practice down, 17 to go. It was a terrific day, as always, and though we can only learn so much, it was cathartic just to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers again. Many thanks to our own Jon Ledyard, Tony DelSignore Jr, and Tim Rice for hanging out with…


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Dri Archer Just Wants The Ball In His Hands In 2015

2014 wasn’t a great rookie season for Pittsburgh Steelers running back Dri Archer as the Kent State product and former third-round draft pick failed to deliver the big plays the team was hoping for on offense and special teams. Prior to the team’s first training camp practice, Archer was asked…


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Ledyard 2015 Pre-Training Camp 53 Man Roster Prediction

Dave, Alex, and Matthew have already offered you their 53-man roster predictions this weekend, so in the spirit of fun and competition, I felt it imperative to provide you with my own thoughts on the matter. I’ll be at all 18 training camp practices with Alex, prepared to give you…


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Training Camp Day One: What To Watch For

Welcome back! We’ve survived the offseason. Pat yourself on your back. Football. Has. Returned. Of course, we’ll be looking for everything. Now, keep in mind the team will only be practicing in shells meaning we can only learn so much. Not every question can be answered within the first day. But…


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Marczi 2015 Pre-Training Camp 53 Man Roster Prediction

We’re cutting it close here with training camp set to start later today—or at least the check-in and run test portion of training camp, which is fairly anticlimactic, but as Dave and Alex did over the course of the previous two days, I’ve also decided to take a stab at…


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Kozora 2015 Pre-Training Camp 53 Man Roster Prediction

As Dave Bryan did yesterday, I’ll send out my best guesses for the initial Pittsburgh Steelers’ final 53 man roster and 10 man practice squad. As he noted yesterday, we’ll update our rosters after each preseason game. Let’s get to it. Offense (23) Quarterbacks (2)  – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski Analysis: This…


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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Pre-Training Camp Edition

With the Pittsburgh Steelers reporting to Latrobe for training camp on Saturday, now is the perfect time to release my latest prediction of the final 53-man roster. All explanations are included and as usual, I will be updating my prediction after each and every preseason game. Feel free to chime…



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Steelers Could Use Another Running Back Before Camp

As we grow ever so closer to the kickoff of training camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, there are several key questions that although may not bat an eyelash now, could prove crucial later in the season. Although the team’s major free agent signing, if any could be considered…



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Steelers 2016 NFL Draft Watch List: Offense

With training camp right around the corner, most Pittsburgh Steelers fans are eagerly anticipating seeing their team back in action on the fields of Saint Vincent College very soon. While we wait expectantly, I thought it might behoove the Pittsburgh fanbase to highlight some of the key names in college…



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Preseason Expectations: Running Back

Five games. 18 practices. That’s the allotted time the 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers will have to prove themselves before playing in a meaningful game. The preseason is unique in the sense that it’s the only time when the scoreboard doesn’t matter. 0-5, 5-0, it really isn’t going to matter. It’s the…


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Preseason Expectations: Quarterback

Five games. 18 practices. That’s the allotted time the 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers will have to prove themselves before playing in a meaningful game. The preseason is unique in the sense that it’s the only time when the scoreboard doesn’t matter. 0-5, 5-0, it really isn’t going to matter. It’s the…


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Steelers’ Offense Losing Security Blanket In Bell

Every Pittsburgh Steelers fan has an uneasy, though perhaps subconscious, feeling they’re carrying during the offseason. Having to face the unfortunate reality of being without Le’Veon Bell for the first three weeks of the regular season, pending appeal. He’ll look great in camp, bust off a big run in the preseason….


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Breaking Down The Roster By Draft Class Under Mike Tomlin

Yesterday we took a look back at the inaugural draft class of head coach Mike Tomlin during his tenure as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Entering his ninth season, he has now gone through the draft process nine times, and he still has three players from that 2007…