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Prideful DeAngelo Williams Right To Stand His Ground

Well before DeAngelo Williams ever even made his free agent visit to Pittsburgh, he was already endearing himself to fans around the NFL, particularly those who follow him on social media, with his warm, inviting, and positive personality. It was no surprise to see the Pittsburgh Steelers faithful be so…



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NFL’s PAT Tweaks Do Little To Encourage More Two-Point Tries

As was expected, the NFL’s competition committee yesterday approved a new rule change that pushes the line of scrimmage for point after tries from the two-yard line all the way back to the 15-yard line. Instead of 17-yard attempts, then, kickers will now have to consistently make their money from…


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Le’Veon Bell Saying All The Right Things Since August Arrest

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was the first player in the league to be disciplined for substance abuse in conjunction with a DUI under the newly revamped personal conduct policy, which was revised during the 2014 season in light of the controversy stemming from the league’s handling of Ray…


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ESPN Insider Predicts Wholesale Slide For AFC North In 2015

While it’s naturally still fairly early in the game to begin projecting how the 2015 NFL season will play out, just a couple of weeks past the draft, the folks at ESPN Insider have taken a crack at it. Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders has broken down projected win-loss records…


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Panthers, Not Ravens, Outmaneuvered Steelers On Draft Day

During the second day of the 2015 NFL Draft, one of the major storylines focused around a small pool of teams interested in trading up for the 33rd overall selection, the first pick in the second round of the draft. Among those teams named by reporters, whether accurately or not,…


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Steelers Plan To Develop TE Jesse James As Pass Catcher

There was a rumor on early Friday going around that the Pittsburgh Steelers were among the teams that were inquiring about trading up all the way to the 33rd overall spot with the Tennessee Titans, who owned that first slot in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. It…


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2015 NFL Schedule To Be Announced Tuesday

In a little more than 24 hours we’ll know whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New England Patriots in the annual Thursday night regular-season opener as it’s now being reported that the 2015 schedule will be released Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. According to Adam Schefter…



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Steelers D-Line Could Get A Makeover In Time For Bengals Game

It’s hard to say exactly what the defensive line for the Pittsburgh Steelers will look like on Sunday, looking at it today. One thing that we do know for certain is that it will be absent Brett Keisel in the rotation, who was placed on injured reserve earlier this week….


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Ben Roethlisberger Destroying The Blitz This Season

One of the underrated aspects of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s historic performance against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday is simply how well the 11th-year veteran performed against the blitz, which according to Kevin Seifert for ESPN, the road team brought over 40 percent of the time. The problem for…



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Steelers WR Justin Brown Leaned On AB During July Down Time

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Justin Brown had a strong spring, getting in reps with the first-team offense and plenty of friendly write-ups from the sports writers and bloggers who witnessed his growth in OTAs and minicamp. But he also remembered that he started to fade a couple weeks into…


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Steelers Listed Seventh In ESPN Future Power Rankings

ESPN yesterday unveiled their 2014 NFL Future Power Rankings, which predicts and ranks each NFL team according to who is best positioned for success in the near future, over the course of the next three seasons. The Pittsburgh Steelers fared better than you might think in this ESPN Insider feature. In…