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Vontaze Burfict Blames Reputation For Drawing Flag On Brown Hit

It seems that Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict is attempting to make an effort to change his image just a bit after a particularly heated 2015 season during which he was on the receiving end of some high-profile disciplinary action, culminating in a three-game suspension that he will serve at…


PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 30:  Emmanuel Sanders #88 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates with Jerricho Cotchery #89 against the Carolina Panthers during the preseason game on August 30, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Jerricho Cotchery Saw Potential Of Steelers Offense In 2013

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery is currently preparing to participate in the first Super Bowl of his career. Such is the fate of an individual who spend the majority of his career playing for the Jets (I kid—but not really). But prior to spending the past two seasons…


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Steelers Have No Substitute For Antonio Brown’s Game

If yesterday’s tidbit from ESPN’s Bob Holtzman is to be believed, then the Pittsburgh Steelers are in serious trouble. With DeAngelo Williams’ status already in doubt and Ben Roethlisberger having suffered a separated shoulder, the reporter has said that a team source told him it is not looking good for…


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O-Line Wants 1000 Yards More Than DeAngelo Williams

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams enters the season finale with 899 rushing yards on the season, having compiled the majority of that yardage in the nine games that he has started in place of starting running back Le’Veon Bell. If you ask him whether or not it would mean…



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Pay Raise For B.J. Finney Suggests Imminent Promotion Possible

Yesterday, it was originally reported by ESPN NFL reporter Field Yates that the Pittsburgh Steelers had taken the rare move of providing practice squad offensive lineman B.J. Finney a raise, after the rookie undrafted free agent originally failed to make the 53-man roster or the practice squad out of the…


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ESPN Ranks Steelers’ Season As Most Hurt By Injuries

The 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers have been snake-bitten like none other this season, and while they are not making any excuses for themselves, they are getting a bit of sympathy and recognition or their plight this year, battling and improbable list of injuries that has threatened to derail their season. In…



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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…