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Bengals DT Andrew Billings Not About To Forget Who Passed Him Up

Much to the chagrin of many who follow the Pittsburgh Steelers—perhaps especially those who follow our work at Steelers Depot—their division rivals, the Cincinnati Bengals, were the team that ended up selecting defensive tackle Andrew Billings, one round after the Steelers selected Javon Hargrave in the third round, and one…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Small School, Big Impact

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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Pittsburgh Steelers Big Board: Round One

Today is finally the day. Round one of the NFL Draft. All the speculation, opinions, debates, put to rest. In these last hours before things kick off, I want to take one last look at what the Pittsburgh Steelers’ big board could be. Of course, their board includes players at…



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Joe Greene Present At Texas Pro Day

College pro days are now in full-swing and as expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers continue to have some sort of presence at several of them. On Thursday, Joe Greene was spotted at the University of Texas pro day and that’s not surprising being as he lives in the state. Being as…


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Colbert Talks Progress Of Daniel McCullers, Defensive Line Needs

With the bulk of the free agent signing period now behind us and the 2016 NFL Draft quickly approaching, the Pittsburgh Steelers still have glaring needs on their defensive line. Ahead of this week’s annual league meetings in Boca Raton, Florida, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert not only addressed the…






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More To Come From Bud Dupree

Yesterday, it was announced that rookie first-round draft pick Bud Dupree was named the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Joe Greene Great Performance Award, which annually goes to the team’s top-performing rookie for that season. But it wasn’t really close, and the fact of the matter is that that wasn’t really even saying…


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Mike Mitchell: Don’t Hate The Player Or The Game

Few people were as outspokenly critical of Mike Mitchell as I was last year, consistently noting the poor angles, shoddy tackling, and over-aggressive nature that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers defense getting beat down the field constantly. Due to Troy Polamalu’s roaming style, Mitchell was often asked to cover a…


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Joe Greene Wants Daniel McCullers To Play To His Potential

Joe Greene knows a thing or two about talent. When the greatest player in Pittsburgh Steelers’ history speaks, you listen. In a recent interview on Steelers.com, Greene challenged nose tackle Daniel McCullers to elevate his level of play. And true to his old-school form, he didn’t mince words. “I’d like to…


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Steelers Likely To Sign Former North Texas Tackle To Practice Squad

While it’s far from being official, it looks like the Pittsburgh Steelers are destined to sign rookie undrafted free agent tackle Antonio Johnson to their 10-man practice squad at the beginning of next week. Former #Saints OL Antonio Johnson, an undrafted rookie waived on Tuesday, plans to sign with Steelers…


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Steelers Defensive Changes Rooted In NFL History

In only three preseason games, Keith Butler has put a distinctive stamp on this Pittsburgh Steelers defense. A much more noticeable degree than anyone, myself included, anticipated. Some of the concepts might seem new to Steelers’ fans, but they’re not new to the league. Nothing is anymore. They’re taught, borrowed, tweaked…