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Are The Steelers Rebuilding This Offseason?

There has been some discussion this offseason over whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers are actually ‘rebuilding’. It’s a none too surprising topic, given the team’s .500 record over the past two seasons, but is there evidence to support the argument? The Steelers have already allowed a handful of free agents to walk, many of […]

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New Steelers S Mike Mitchell Chimes In On Recent Arrest Of Colts Owner Jim Irsay

Much like the player he’s been signed to replace, new Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell certainly isn’t one to hold his tongue when it comes to the league and how they handle discipline of players. On Monday, Mitchell has already chimed in on the recent arrest of Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for driving under […]

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Colts Owner Jim Irsay Arrested, Charged With DUI And Possesion

According to several media reports, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested Sunday night and charged with driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance. The 54-year-old Irsay was reportedly booked in the Hamilton County jail and his bond was set at $22,500 after his arrest By the sounds of things, Irsay has […]

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Browns Sign Former Texans RB Ben Tate

There’s a new starting running back in the AFC North as of Saturday as the Cleveland Browns have reportedly now come to terms with former Houston Texans running back Ben Tate. Tate has been stuck behind Arian Foster in Houston ever since he was drafted in the second round in the 2010 NFL Draft by Texans, but […]

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Recapping The First Day Of Free Agency

The opening day of free agency was certainly a busy one all around the league, and this year, the Pittsburgh Steelers even got involved, signing an outside free agent to a high-value contract for the first time, unless I’m mistaken, in Mike Tomlin’s tenure. The Steelers began the day by officially releasing outside linebacker LaMarr […]

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Report: Steelers Interested In Dolphins S Chris Clemons

It’s no surprise that the Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t signed anybody as of yet in the opening hours of free agency, but the sheer lack of information of any kind, outside of the release of LaMarr Woodley, is somewhat surprising. I find it somewhat amusing that the Steelers on their website instead choose to celebrate the […]

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Former Ravens Defensive Lineman Arthur Jones Signs With The Colts

Among the first moves made within the first minute of free agency was the Indianapolis Colts agreeing to terms with defensive end Arthur Jones, coming at the expense of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ division rival, the Baltimore Ravens. Jones reportedly has come to terms on a five-year contract expected to average about $6 million per season. […]

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Report: Browns Expected To Replace S T.J. Ward By Signing Donte Whitner

Amid reports surfacing that the Cleveland Browns have “significant” interest in trading with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Darrelle Revis, the Browns are not staying stationary at the safety position, either. According to Mary Kay Cabot, the Browns intend to sign former San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner as soon as the 4 PM opening […]

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Kozora: Free Agency Wish List

Free agency begins tomorrow. Although the Pittsburgh Steelers will never be big players, made especially likely with little cap space to work with, they still won’t stand completely still on the sidelines during this time. There aren’t any Eric Decker-caliber players below, but here’s a short wish list of free agents the Steelers should consider […]

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Steelers’ Punter Search Won’t Include Pat McAfee

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly figure to be in the market for a new punter this offseason, given that all three punters that spent even a second on the roster last year are either not on the team or will be a free agent on Tuesday. But that search will not include Pat McAfee, who re-signed […]

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The Pessimist’s Take – More Quarters?

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both […]

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Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2009 Season

With the 2014 free agency signing period less than three weeks away, we are gearing up for it by taking a look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have recapped the first nine years of Colbert’s tenure in Pittsburgh […]

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Joey Porter Will Look To Put A Chip On The Shoulder Of Jarvis Jones

The addition of former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter to the coaching staff on Tuesday certainly came out of the blue and if the mere reason he was hired is to help get the most out of outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, I applaud it. Jones, who the Steelers selected in the first-round of the 2013 […]

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The Salary Cap And The Decline Of The Meritorious Contract

By Matthew Marczi Yesterday, I utilized a quick study from the salary cap specialist website Over the Cap to discuss the nature of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ financial roster-building philosophy and how it was altered, understandably, following recent Super Bowl success over the past decade, which includes two championships in three appearances, with four AFC Championship […]

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Steelers Sign WR Danny Coale To A Reserve/Futures Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers added another free agent player to their offseason roster on Tuesday as wide receiver Danny Coale has signed a reserve/futures contract. Coale was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Virginia Tech. Coale suffered a torn ACL in November of 2012 and thus his […]

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Recapping The Steelers Coaching Changes Since Mike Tomlin Arrived In Pittsburgh

On Saturday, it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Kirby Wilson would not be back next season as he decided to take the same job with the Minnesota Vikings. Wilson now makes the 13th coach that has left or been fired since Mike Tomlin became head coach of the team in 2007. Here now […]

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Seahawks, Patriots Advance To Conference Championship Round On Saturday

We now know two of the four teams that will play next weekend in the conference championship games as the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks both took care of business at home on Saturday in their Divisional Round games. In their 43-22 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, the Patriots were led by […]

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Will Whisenhunt Come Calling Again For Butler If He Lands A Head Coaching Job?

There are still a handful of teams looking for a new head coach right now and it appears as though San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt could wind up being hired by either the Detroit Lions, Tennessee Titans or Cleveland Browns as he will have had interviewed with all three teams come Saturday, according […]

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Patriots Sign Former Steelers WR Reggie Dunn To Their Practice Squad

As long as former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver and return man Reggie Dunn has his blazing speed, teams around the league will more than likely be willing to kick his tires as a scout team player. On Tuesday, the Utah product joined his fifth different team this season as the New England Patriots added him […]

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Steelers Should Consider Hal Hunter, John Benton As Offensive Line Coach Candidates

On Friday, the Pittsburgh Steelers fired offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. after just one season with the team and now we can all speculate as to who his replacement might be. Immediately after the news of Bicknell’s firing broke, the first two names that I posted on Twitter were Hal Hunter and John Benton. […]

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Former Steelers LB Alan Baxter Signed To Colts Practice Squad

On Tuesday, the Indianapolis Colts announced that they have signed former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alan Baxter to their practice squad. Baxter was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent out of Northern Illinois on April 27, 2013. He was then signed to their Steelers practice squad after the final roster moves were […]

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Andy Reid Not Sure If He Will Rest His Starters Against The Chargers

In addition to needing to beat the Cleveland Browns this coming Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will also need three other teams to lose if they are to make the playoffs as the final AFC Wild Card team. One of those teams that must lose is the San Diego Chargers, who will play the Kansas City […]

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Steelers Turn To Jamaal Westerman To Provide Experienced Depth At OLB

On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent outside linebacker Jamaal Westerman to the roster to fill the spot that was vacated when LaMarr Woodley was placed on injured reserve. So what should we make of this late season move. For starters, Westerman isn’t likely to see any playing time in the Steelers final two […]

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Steelers Versus Bengals: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 15

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night at Heinz Field and below are seven things to watch for in the game. Get To The Red Rifle – Over the course of the last three games, opponents haven’t sacked Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. In fact, Pro Football Focus shows that he has […]

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2013 NFL Week 13 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 13 of the 2013 NFL season is now behind and it’s time again to look at the adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats heading into Week 14. The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped .03 points this past week in their loss to the Baltimore Ravens and they currently remain ranked 15th overall and behind […]

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A Look At Who Steelers Fans Should Be Rooting For Sunday In Three Key Games

The loss to the Baltimore Ravens certainly put a damper on the chances of the Pittsburgh Steelers to make the playoffs, but a lot of football remains to be played. Thanks to the mediocrity in the AFC, the Steelers still have a shot at making the post season tournament and that shot can be improved […]

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