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Steelers LB Sean Spence Has Regained Some Of His Speed And Hopes To Play In 2013

It\’s been a long road back for Pittsburgh Steelers second year linebacker Sean Spence, who continues to rehab his surgically repaired knee that he tore up last preseason, but the Miami product told the media upon his arrival to training camp on Friday that he hopes to be ready to play by the middle of […]

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Host Of Steelers Players Entering Do Or Die Mode This Week

By Matthew Marczi Training camp is always an important time for every player, but it is more important for some—namely, those looking for spots on the roster, and especially the ones who no longer qualify for the practice squad. Starting this week at training camp, a handful of players on the roster for the Pittsburgh […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles: Stevenson Sylvester Versus Marshall McFadden Versus Vince Williams

The start of the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is now almost just a week away so we will continue to look at the training camp battles that will take place with a look at the battle for a few backup inside linebacker spots on the 53 man roster. You can comment on this battle […]

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Where Did The Year Go? Looking Back At The Questions Facing The Steelers Prior To Training Camp In 2012

By Jeremy Hritz Last year, I wrote an article on June 16th that examined ten questions facing the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into their season opener against the Denver Broncos, and for the sake of reflection, I decided to revisit those questions to see what answers worked themselves out. This article will be the first installment […]

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Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Talks Offseason Training And Team Leadership

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler didn\’t mince any words during the 2013 NFL Draft when he was asked if this upcoming offseason is a make-or-break one for fourth-year linebacker Stevenson Sylvester. “No doubt for him,” said Butler. “He knows that. That is something I talked to him about at the end of the season […]

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LaMarr Woodley Will Eclipse Jason Gildon in 2015?

By Jeremy Hritz LaMarr Woodley underperformed last season. Whether or not it was due to a lack of conditioning, injury, or both, the Pittsburgh Steelers cannot absorb another similar outing and expect to improve on an 8-8 season. Criticized in the offseason by an unnamed teammate for poor conditioning, Woodley showed up to this year’s […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Helping Rookie LB Vince Williams Learn How To Cover

After the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted linebacker Vince Williams in the sixth-round of the 2013 NFL Draft, linebackers coach Keith Butler made it clear what he needs to see out of the Florida State product come the start of the season. “He runs at the ball well,” said Butler. “He gets off blocks well. He destroyed […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Jarvis Jones: A Quick Learner?

By Jeremy Hritz Thursday morning, in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Ed Bouchette wrote about the possibility of rookie first round draft pick Jarvis Jones earning the starting right outside linebacker position opposite LaMarr Woodley. In order for that to occur, according to Bouchette, his ability to assimilate the 3-4 defense has to be sharp: “The better […]

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15 Roster Spots Up For Grabs At Steelers 2013 Training Camp

Before we get into the individual roster battles that will begin to take place when the Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe in six weeks, let\’s have a look at how many roster spots are legitimately up for grabs now that the team has wrapped up their offseason practices. Quarterbacks (3): Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski, Landry […]

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Whatever LaMarr Woodley Did This Offseason, Keith Butler Approves Of It

It\’s been four months now since Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that an anonymous Pittsburgh Steelers player told him that outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley was awful and out of shape in 2012. On Wednesday, however, linebackers coach Keith Butler told the media following the Steelers final practice of the offseason that he thinks […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Wrapping Up Steelers Mini Camp, Talking 3rd Down RB Snaps & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 111 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I recap the Pittsburgh Steelers final week of offseason practices after the 2013 mini camp came to a conclusion on Thursday. We discuss what Mike Tomlin had to say during his press conference and look at the injury situation heading […]

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Stevenson Sylvester Versus Chris Carter Training Camp Battle In The Works?

By Matthew Marczi That fourth-year reserve linebacker Stevenson Sylvester is entering a critical season was no secret long before linebackers coach Keith Butler said so explicitly. Indeed, it was obvious before the Pittsburgh Steelers chose not to give Sylvester a restricted free agent tender. With Pittsburgh Tribune-Review author Mark Kaboly reporting on Wednesday that the […]

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Steelers 2013 Mini Camp – Day Two Recap

Day two of the Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory mini camp was a pretty uneventful one, but there were still a few things worthy of some attention just the same as the defensive coaches were allowed to talk to the media on Wednesday. Here is a recap for you. Adams Football Family Reunion – Nothing has changed […]

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Steelers Coach Keith Butler Sets Record Straight On Rookie LB Jarvis Jones

Shortly after the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted linebacker Jarvis Jones in the first-round of the 2013 NFL Draft, I speculated that the Georgia product might be doing well to see 100 snaps of playing time during his rookie season because of the complexities involved in learning the defense. On Wednesday, linebackers coach Keith Butler pretty much […]

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Report: Steelers Move Stevenson Sylvester To Outside Linebacker

Last Thursday I wrote about how I thought fourth-year linebacker Stevenson Sylvester might have to show some position flexibility in order to make the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster in 2013. Now, nearly one week later, Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is reporting Wednesday that Sylvester has been moved outside after predominantly working inside […]

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Steelers 2013 Mini Camp – Day One Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory mini camp got underway on Tuesday and here is a recap from day one. Markus Down For An Excused Absence – With it being a mandatory mini camp the Steelers had everyone present except for rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. That means both […]

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Don\’t Expect A Training Camp Competition Along The Steelers Defensive Line

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writer Ed Bouchette speculated about it last season. Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider suggests that it will come during this offseason instead. But will it actually take place, and what are the ramifications should it occur? I am talking about a suggestion that has floated around for a few […]

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Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Might Need To Show Position Flexibility in Order To Make Roster

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected two linebackers in the 2013 NFL Draft, you didn\’t need to be a rocket surgeon or a brain scientist to figure out that linebacker spots on the 53 man roster were filling up quickly. One of those players right in the middle of the fight for a remaining spot is […]

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Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Excited About Rookie LB Vince Williams

While it\’s unlikely to happen in 2013, in 2014 the Pittsburgh Steelers could very well have two Florida State Seminoles manning both inside linebacker spots if sixth-round draft pick Vince Williams progresses at a rapid pace during his rookie season. So what does Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons think so far about the product of […]

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Steelers DE Ziggy Hood Trimming Technique Fat For 2013 Season

Last year at about this time, we were tracking the conditioning of Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Ziggy Hood as he was transforming his body in an attempt to get stronger while trimming his body fat in the process. This offseason, however, Hood\’s main focus is transforming his technique, specifically his hand placement and his footwork. […]

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Report: Steelers LB Sean Spence Expects To Play In 2013

While many of us are already resigned to fact that Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Sean Spence will not play in 2013 because of the serious knee injury that he suffered last year during the preseason, the Miami product let be known on Wednesday that we shouldn\’t be ruling him out just yet. According to Will […]

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Don\’t Bet On Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Opening The Season As A Starter

With Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward now entering his third season in the league, many believe that he will open the 2013 season as a starter, but I wouldn\’t be so quick to bet on that happening. Even though Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette posted this week in his online chat that he\’s […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says LB Sean Spence Showing Small Signs Of Progress

During his Tuesday conference call with season ticket holders, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was asked about the health status of inside linebacker Sean Spence, who is still recovering from tearing up his left knee last preseason in the game against the Carolina Panthers. “Sean is progressing,” said Colbert. “When you have as serious […]

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Don’t Sleep On Steelers Second-Year LB Adrian Robinson

By Jeremy Hritz Back on March 4th, Dave Bryan wrote this about second year outside linebacker, Adrian Robinson: “When you watched rookie Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Adrian Robinson play last preseason you could see a good deal of expected flaws, but you could also see a young player that could get after the quarterback.” Many […]

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Steelers LB Marshall McFadden Says Rookie Camp Was A Great Refresher For Him

As you probably already know by now, I am very high on Marshall McFadden, the Pittsburgh Steelers young inside linebacker out of South Carolina State and it appears that the rookie camp held last weekend did him a world of good as he prepares to do battle in training camp this year for a spot […]

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Steelers Rookie LB Vince Williams Instructed Teammates At Rookie Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 rookie camp has come and gone and while we did get a few small reports about players from the members of the media present, here is a new tidbit to pass along and it concerns sixth-round draft pick Vince Williams. Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest was asked on Tuesday during the […]

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