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The Steelers Are Buying Into “New Age Of Linebackers”

Over the course of recent years it is clear that an emphasis on athleticism and playmaking ability has been placed throughout the NFL.  These categories now dominate the conversation. The linebacker position has not evaded this focused attention, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are riding the wave. If the draft selections…


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James Harrison Still Key For Hope Of Title Run

Yesterday, two days after the 2016 NFL Draft had concluded, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison confirmed what was largely considered to be inevitable, which is that he would be returning for a 14th NFL season, during which he will be playing at the age of 38. That will make…



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2016 Steelers Stock Watch – OLB Arthur Moats – Stock Up

With the 2016 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


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Revisiting 2013 First Round After Fifth-Year Option Deadline

With Monday’s deadline having now passed for teams who wished to exercise the fifth-year options on their 2013 first-round draft picks, now would be a valuable time to look back at that draft class, and in the first round in particular, to evaluate what we have seen in terms of…


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Report: Steelers Decline Fifth-year Option On LB Jarvis Jones

As many of us expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have opted not to pick up the fifth-year option on the rookie contract of outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, according to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com. The Steelers declined the fifth-year option on outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, per source. He's a free agent… https://t.co/1WSjhFoWXd…




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Steelers Use Late Picks To Restock At Linebacker

Much of the final day of the 2016 NFL Draft was a drag for those following the Pittsburgh Steelers, considering the significant delay that existed between their first and second selections of the day, but they finished the evening off with three selections in a 27-selection span, and two of…


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Marczi: 2016 Steelers First-Round Targets

Those who follow my writing know that I typically leave the draft talk up to the rest of the Steelers Depot crew, who, of course, do an exceptional job as a resource not just to Steelers fans, but fans of all teams, and of the sport as a whole. That…


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The Pessimist’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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Study: Status Of 2013 Fifth-Year Options

There has been a lot of discussion, rightfully, recently about the future status of Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, who is entering his fourth season, and as a former first-round draft pick, that means that the team’s decision to pick up his fifth-year option is due soon. The majority…


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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…