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Update: Ike Taylor Accepts $4.25 Million Reduction In Pay On One-Year Contract

After initially Tweeting about a new contract, reports are now slowly flowing in that the new contract for Ike Taylor is a straight pay cut for the 2014 season, not an extension similar to the cap-friendly deals given earlier this offseason to safety Troy Polamalu and tight end Heath Miller. Attempting to read between the […]

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Release Of Woodley Would Make Questionable Depth At OLB Even More Questionable

With Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds now back in the fold for at least one more season, the organization must now decide whether or not to move on from fellow linebacker LaMarr Woodley, who has missed 14 games due to various injuries dating back to 2011. The general consensus is that Woodley will be released […]

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End Of Combine Means It’s Now Contract Restructure Time For The Steelers

Now that the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine is over, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert will return to the Southside to finish up his job of getting the team salary cap compliant by March 11, the start of the new league year. When you look back at the way the 2013 offseason transpired, this week […]

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The Pessimist’s Take – Moving On From Ike Taylor

By Matthew Marczi 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 […]

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The Pessimist’s Take – Year Two For Jarvis Jones

By Matthew Marczi 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 […]

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Steelers Seem To Be One Of The ‘Teams To Watch’ This Offseason

By Matthew Marczi There seems to be somewhat of an agreement around the league that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be one of the more interesting teams to follow this offseason. For example, Adam Schein recently listed the Steelers at the top of a list of the nine “most intriguing” teams to watch, above teams such […]

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A Look Back At The Players Cut Or Not Re-signed By The Steelers Last Offseason

The Super Bowl is now over and the 2014 free agency signing period is just a little more than a month away. Today, we will take a look back at how the players faired in 2013 that were either cut by the Pittsburgh Steelers last offseason, or were free agents that they chose not to […]

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Keisel Wants To Play For A Team With A Good Coach And QB If Not Re-signed By Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran defensive end Brett Keisel has made it plenty clear that he’s not ready to call it career ever since the 2013 season and with him now scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, he’s resigned to the fact that his playing days in the Steel City might very well be […]

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Re-Sign Jason Worilds By Granting His Starting Demands

By Matthew Marczi As those who have followed my articles here at Steelers Depot are likely aware, I prefer to write and approach topics from a certain angle. I like to take what I see on film and what I know about the Pittsburgh Steelers organization and its habit in order to objectively formulate what […]

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Steelers Offseason Priorities – Talking To Ike Taylor

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers have their work cut out for them coming off consecutive non-winning seasons. It takes elbow grease to get from 8-8 to a contender, as everybody knows, of course, but this offseason, the issue is more complicated than simply improving, due to some uncommon circumstances. A very large sticking point […]

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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 2013 Draft Class Review – Jarvis Jones

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – Season Overview

Every draft class for every team in the National Football League is important. Just about every year feels to some as though it’s the most important draft for their favorite team in recent memory. We hear that already about the 2014 draft for the Pittsburgh Steelers…we also heard that about 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010. […]

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Post-Season Analysis Of The 2013 Steelers Draft Picks

By Jeremy Hritz The season is over, and it’s time to reflect on the performance of individual Steelers and their contributions to the team in 2013. Below is an analysis of the performance of the 2013 Steelers draft picks, in addition to a forecast of what type of contribution they can make in their second […]

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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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With Woodley Out, Carter Might Get One Last Chance To Impress

Just as Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds is in the final year of his contract this season, Chris Carter will be entering his next season. With the status of both Worilds and LaMarr Woodley currently up in the air for 2014, swinging and missing completely with Carter could further hurt the team at the […]

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Bengals Injury Report: CB Terence Newman Only Player Out For Steelers Game

The Friday injury report for the Cincinnati Bengals offered up no real surprises as only one player will miss the Sunday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers because of an injury. Cornerback Terence Newman (knee) will not play Sunday night after failing to practice all week and he is expected to be replaced by Dre […]

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Bengals Injury Report: Flu Bug Forces A Few Players To Miss Thursday

The Cincinnati Bengals Thursday injury report is now out and shows that the flu bug is making the rounds with the team as it forced a few players to miss practice. Now practicing on Thursday were linebacker Vontaze Burfict (illness, thigh), running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis (illness), linebacker James Harrison (illness) and cornerback Terence Newman (knee). […]

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Jason Worilds Headed Back Where He Started

By Matthew Marczi It was a nice and productive three-week detour, but from the looks of it Jason Worilds will be headed back right where he started the season. At right outside linebacker. Despite the fact that Worilds has been enormously productive with LaMarr Woodley missing the past three weeks—which forced the Steelers to start […]

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Talk Of Playing Jason Worilds On The Left Side Must Consider The Impact On LaMarr Woodley

By Matthew Marczi The idea that Jason Worilds plays better on the left side of the defense has followed him around for most of his career. That may well be true; throughout his career, he has generated more pressure against the pass on a per-play basis on the left side. Though three of his four […]

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Hritz: Lions Versus Steelers Preview And Prediction – Week Eleven

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers got a win, and did so in a somewhat convincing way against Buffalo. At least defensively. After last week’s showing, the Steelers aren’t make a great deal of sense, are they? The defensive performance was somewhat dominant, but that should be expected when playing against a rookie quarterback that […]

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Lawrence Timmons Put The Hurt On The Bills With His Tackling

By Matthew Marczi He may not have recorded double-digit tackles, but Lawrence Timmons played one of his best games so far this season. In total, he recorded eight tackles—seven solo—deflected a pass, and also recorded his first sack of the season. But the biggest impact that he had on the game was, literally, his impact. […]

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Recent Events Could Signal Fundamental Paradigm Shift In NFL Locker Rooms

By Matthew Marczi The past week around the NFL as certainly opened up some eyes as to how a locker room often works. Players have some tough decisions to face on a daily basis, and we may be seeing the beginnings of a shift in the culture in locker rooms all around the league. Sure, […]

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LaMarr Woodley Continues Career-Best Pace As Pass Rusher

By Matthew Marczi LaMarr Woodley did not register a sack for the second straight week after reeling off one per game for five straight weeks, but that doesn’t mean that he failed to bring the pressure when presented the opportunity. In fact, he probably would have had a sack had Cameron Heyward not gotten to […]

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Jason Worilds Ready To Step In If Needed

By Matthew Marczi Over the past couple years, the Pittsburgh Steelers were more often than not able to turn to Jason Worilds whenever they needed an injury replacement at outside linebacker, either for James Harrison or LaMarr Woodley. This year, he was supposed to take the next step and become the starter, but after beginning […]

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Checking In On The Players The Steelers Parted Ways With This Past Offseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers decided to let several of their unrestricted free agents walk this past offseason and they parted ways with a few other veterans under contract in addition. Here is a quick look at how their former players have done so far this season as week five comes to a close Monday night. Rashard […]

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