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Pro Football Focus Argues Jimmy Graham Is A Tight End

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham yesterday filed an appeal for the arbitration ruling earlier this month that declared him as a tight end rather than a wide receiver when his team designated him their franchise player. The appeal was merely procedural, as the two sides are expected to reach a long-term deal, perhaps […]

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Future HOF TE Tony Gonzalez Believes Position-Based Pay Is Backward

Former Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is widely credited with helping to revolutionize the position, incorporating it more into the production of the offensive machine, rather than as an extension of the offensive line. Consequently, he holds, or has held, just about every conceivable tight end record of meaning. One […]

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Newcomer Lance Moore Has A Clutchness Level That Emmanuel Sanders Lacked

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to run off to the Denver Broncos uncontested during the offseason and in all likelihood he won’t be missed one bit. While Sanders is regarded by many as being an above average route runner that managed to catch 67 passes in 2013, it’s his […]

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All-Pro To No Show: Josh Gordon’s Off-Field Battle

Every once in a while, there is a football news story involving another team that transcends individual franchises. For example, we’ve recently been discussing New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham and the implications that may one day stem from his franchise tender arbitration. Unfortunately, there’s a more sobering storyline currently unfolding for a division […]

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Unique Skill Sets Present A Unique Dilemma

The Jimmy Graham arbitration and subsequent ruling has understandably generated a considerable amount of discussion amongst football fans, regardless of whether or not one follows the New Orleans Saints. Of course, Graham, designated as a tight end, contended that he should technically be classified as a wide receiver when it comes to the franchise tag […]

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Jimmy Graham’s Franchise Tag Arbitration Brings Up Questions About Position

Earlier this week, an arbitrator ruled that New Orleans Saints “pass catcher” Jimmy Graham is indeed a tight end, and not a wide receiver, as he attempted to argue. The purpose of the challenge was to contend that the Saint’s franchise tag placed upon him was undervalued, because the value of the franchise tag for […]

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Steelers Heath Miller Still Considered A Second Tier Tight End

It’s the dead time of year so we are due to have our share of player rankings by position over the course of the next month. On Wednesday, Chris Wesseling of NFL.com got the ball rolling with his look at the tight end position and chose to go with the tier approach. After placing Jimmy […]

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Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of New WR Lance Moore

By Alex Kozora Continuing with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ free agency breakdown, we’ll evaluate former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore. To evaluate Moore, we broke plays down into two categories. Where he lined up on the field and the route he ran. There are three pre-snap designations for him based on where he lined […]

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Kozora – 2014 First Round Mock Draft

By Alex Kozora This will be my final article before the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. It’s a first round mock based on what I believe will happen as opposed to what should happen and no trades are predicted. Keep that in mind when reading it. Also, keep in mind this is all […]

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Owners’ Meetings Continue To Produce New Rule Changes

A day after two new rule proposals passed during the Owners’ Meetings, we now have some more changes to adjust to after yesterday’s news. The most significant new rule, in my estimation, is the ability to challenge possession on a play involving a loose ball even if the play was blown dead. This was a […]

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Pro Football Focus Grades Antonio Brown Above All Wide Receivers

By Matthew Marczi Through six weeks of the 2013 NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have the best wide receiver in the game, and it really is not all that close, according to the advanced metrics of Pro Football Focus. The website gives Antonio Brown an overall grade of 14.0, which is 2.5 grade points higher […]

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Thin Certainly Seems To Be \”In\” At Inside Linebacker

The trend to be thin is in. That is of course if you are an inside linebacker. Maybe thin is a bad adjective to use, but lighter certainly isn\’t. The further we get away from 2012 NFL, the more the selection of Miami linebacker Sean Spence by the Pittsburgh Steelers makes sense. Linebackers coach Keith […]

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Addressing The Coby Fleener Induced Mass Hysteria

By Christopher DiMarino There has been a lot of back and forth debate about Coby Fleener. There are people who agree that he could go in the first round. Some are skeptical that the Pittsburgh Steelers would draft a position of lesser need. Finally, there are those who don’t think he’s a possibility going at […]

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First Overall Drafted Tight End Success Dating Back To 1990

Chris DiMarino and Cian Fahey have done a great job recently in justifying the notion that the Pittsburgh Steelers could possibly draft Stanford tight end Coby Fleener in the first round of the upcoming draft. While it is anything but a lock right now to take place, it certainly is a possibility when you factor […]

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Steelers Tight End Draft Prospects First Glance

Christopher DiMarino I’ve been following the 2012 NFL draft and have analyzed the Offensive Guard and Defensive Tackle positions. Two other large needs for the Pittsburgh Steelers are Inside Linebacker and Tight End. With such a small class of quality Tight Ends, I was able to take the time to analyze the few out there […]

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How Would Mike Wallace’s Departure Impact the Offense?

By Jeremy Hritz The Mike Wallace debate continues to heat up. The question of whether or not he will be signed by another team has earned national attention, with speculation of New England, Cincinnati, San Francisco, and Baltimore gearing up for a run at the speedy wide receiver. While it seems unlikely that Wallace will […]

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AFC Beats NFC In Pro Bowl, 59-41

The Pittsburgh Steelers had five players in the 2012 Pro Bowl game Sunday in Hawaii and all 5 made contributions. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes Sunday to help lead the AFC to a 59-41 win over the NFC in the annual NFL All-Star game. In addition to the two touchdowns, Roethlisberger completed 6-of-11 […]

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