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The Optimist’s Take: Stalling On Fifth-Year Option

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…



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2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Outside Linebacker

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…




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James Harrison Hints At Idea Of Retirement Over Schedule

For a lot of fans, seeing games slated for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day, is a treat. But for players, it’s probably a lot less fun to see. Double that disappointment for James Harrison, who hinted at retirement sounding like a better idea after seeing so many holiday…


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Steelers’ Final Pre-Draft Visitors Hopefully Include Edge Rushers

At least 26 NFL prospects have toured the South Side. Taken selfies with the Lombardies, met with the coaching staff, gotten their free Pittsburgh Steelers’ gym bag. That leaves only four slots left from the allotted 30. Three if Jayron Kearse winds up making an appearance. And of that list,…



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Lawrence Timmons Knows Veteran Leadership Is Key

Lawrence Timmons is no stranger to football. Neither is James Harrison or William Gay. And to Timmons, they are the catalysts to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive success. “We have a lot of guys that have been doing it for a long time,” Timmons told Teresa Varley in Part 2 of…



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The Pessimist’s Take: Playing Time For Arthur Moats

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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The Optimist’s Take: Playing Time For Arthur Moats

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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James Harrison Says Chances Of Returning Are “Looking Good”

James Harrison has spent the past several weeks in Scottsdale, Arizona, putting on his usual heroic training sessions. So far, so good, according to him on a 2016 return. Harrison began the day posting this crazy video of him doing curls (weightlifting exercise I don’t understand) of an extremely heavy-looking weight,…


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OLB A Position Of Need Not To Be Overlooked

it takes merely cursory knowledge of the recent history of the Pittsburgh Steelers to understand that some things simply are not the way they used to be. Particularly speaking of their prime recent period of the mid- to late-00s, comparison to the team’s current roster shows a unit, particularly on…


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Bud Dupree Knows He Left Plays On Field During Rookie Season

It’s a fair common understanding in the NFL that, outside of a couple of prized free agents around the league, there is usually no group of players more important to the success or failure of a franchise—particularly in any given season—then their group of second-year players. NFL players are expected…