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Dri Archer Not Interested In Comparisons

It’s not that he has a problem with Chris Rainey or would be insulted to be compared to him. According to Ed Bouchette, new Pittsburgh Steelers running back Dri Archer simply doesn’t see all the similarities between himself and the former 2012 draft pick. For starters, although they are of…


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Martavis Bryant Looking To Hold Ground Against Competition

As raw as he might be, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant has the potential to be a playmaker as a rookie, if utilized properly. This is the reason the Steelers drafted him in the fourth round, and his glimmers of that potential in practice have seen him climbing…





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Beachum Has More Than A Puncher’s Chance Of Succeeding In 2014

I haven’t researched it, but there can’t be many seventh-round draft picks over the course of the last decade that have started a season at the left tackle position. That’s a feat that Pittsburgh Steelers third-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum is attempting to accomplish this season and he’s well on…


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Report: Steelers LB Jason Worilds Never Received A Contract Offer

Just last week, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers made a multi-year contract offer to outside linebacker Jason Worilds awhile ago and that it wasn’t accepted. According to a Wednesday report by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh-Tribune Review, Worilds hasn’t been offered a contract since…



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Not Much Wiggle Room When It Comes To Steelers Two Unsigned Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into Wednesday with two draft picks currently unsigned and Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette thinks it might take a little bit longer to sign defensive end Stephon Tuitt and wide receiver/running back Dri Archer. Bouchette wrote on Wednesday that the hold up on getting those…



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Steelers QB Landry Jones Knows He Needs More Work

Regardless of what one felt about the Pittsburgh Steelers using their natural fourth-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft to select quarterback Landry Jones—while trading their 2014 third-round pick to draft another player earlier in that fourth round—just about any objective analysis would come away with an unimpressive take on…


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2014 Version Of Steelers NT Steve McLendon Includes Stronger Ankles, 17 Extra Pounds

Last week during his podcast, former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Craig Wolfley, who also serves as the team’s sideline reporter for radio network, said nose tackle Steve McLendon has put on weight during the offseason. On Thursday, McLendon told the media that he has indeed added 17 pounds since last…


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Report: Steelers Interested In Re-signing Veteran DE Brett Keisel

Will the 2014 opponents of the Pittsburgh Steelers have to “Fear the Beard” for one more year? According to a Monday report by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers are interested in re-signing veteran defensive end Brett Keisel to a one-year, qualifying contract. If indeed Keisel were to…


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No Productive Contract Talks Yet Between Steelers, Jason Worilds

There are still roughly 100 days to go until the start of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 regular-season. Unless something changes between now and then, linebacker Jason Worilds will likely play the year under the one-year, $9.754 million transition tag that he signed back in March. According to Ed Bouchette of…


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Dri Archer Allaying Fears Over His Punt Return Ability

After the Pittsburgh Steelers selected speedster Dri Archer in the third round of the draft, some questions were immediately raised about how he would be used. Given his size, there were naturally concerns about what role he could serve on offense while still protecting him from unnecessary injury. But there…


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NFL Competition Committee Needs To Change Minicamp Eligibility Rules

The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie minicamp that wrapped up on Sunday featured quarterbacks Brendon Kay, Mason Espinosa and Terrance Owens all running offensive plays that they just learned. I’m sure that went real well. Or maybe not as Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently wrote. There isn’t a receiver in…


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Bouchette Thinks Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert Will Be Steelers Pick

Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers beat writer Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has spoken and thus made his first-round prediction for the black and gold. After narrowing down the Steelers selection to the cornerback and wide receiver positions, Bouchette thinks that Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert will be the pick later…





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Tom Donahoe Reflects On The Evolution Of The Draft

Under a ‘normal’ season, the draft should have taken place this past weekend. We would already be labeling players Hall of Famers and busts by now. Instead, we get to labor through another week of mock drafts. The draft was pushed back into May in 2014. In the future, there…




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Heyward-Bey Signing May Do More Harm Than Good

The Pittsburgh Steelers will reportedly kick the tires on former Oakland Raiders and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey later today, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. This continues a theme of the organization looking to plug some of the few remaining holes on the roster, coming on…