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ESPN: Patriots Had ‘Scouting’ Library Including Notes On Multiple Steelers Games During Spygate Era

With the publication of an early morning exposé today, ESPN resurrected what for many had never actually gone away—the notion that the New England Patriots organization has a rampant history of “pushing the envelope” that goes back at least as far as Bill Belichick’s inaugural season as head coach. And…


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Steelers’ Barrett Jones A Solid OL Upgrade On Practice Squad

Lost amidst the uproar and ire over the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to place a pair of rookie draft selections on waivers is the fact that the team managed to upgrade their offensive line depth on the practice squad, releasing Reese Dismukes in order to make room for Barrett Jones. Jones…



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Steelers Wade Into Waters Of Football Analytics

According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, the Pittsburgh Steelers have joined a growing number of NFL teams that have begun to adapt to the growing field of analytics as they explore new ways to build their team. The traditionally conservative organization had previously been among those most skeptical of its…


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Keith Butler Rebuilding Relationship With Defense, LeBeau

As Keith Butler continues to prepare his defense for the first time in the role of defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers, he has found that while the nucleus of that defense core should remain intact, there are also some things that he has been eager to try out for…


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League Posts Record Profits In Spite Of Controversy And Ire

Through all of the controversies, the cries of hypocrisy, the accusations of corruption, and the threats of boycotting a game that no longer resembles what old school fans once called football, the fact of the matter is that the NFL is as popular and profitable as ever. In fact, the…


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Strength Of Schedule Won’t Rule Strength of Steelers’ Season

Yesterday, during one of ESPN’s offseason segments online, the topic of an AFC North Q&A got right to the point—who will win the division? With each writer from each team contributing their answers, three of the four AFC North team beat guys went with the Pittsburgh Steelers, who finished the…