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Steelers Forging San Diego Pipeline With Free Agent Signings

Over the course of the past decade, we have joked about the emergence of ‘Steelers West’, referring to the Arizona Cardinals beginning with the 2007 season, during which former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt took over the head coaching job—now occupied by former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. Within…


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Bengals, Giants Attempted To Claim QB Zach Mettenberger Off Waivers

Following his Monday waiving by the Tennessee Titans, quarterback Zach Mettenberger wound up being claimed Tuesday by the San Diego Chargers in a transaction that will now reunite him with Ken Whisenhunt, the team’s offensive coordinator. However, two other teams did put in waiver claims for Mettenberger with one of them residing…


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Steelers Value Jerald Hawkins’ Familiarity With Pro Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have largely had stability within their coaching staff—particularly on the defensive side of the ball—during head coach Mike Tomlin’s tenure in town, especially when you compare it to the way business has been carried out in other football cities around the NFL landscape. The Steelers keep their…


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Dick LeBeau Helping Bring A Pittsburgh Feel With Him In Tennessee

The Tennessee Titans have been busy this free agency period in adding free agents, among them former Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence a couple of days ago. Yesterday, they also added Antwon Blake to the mix. Earlier, the Titans signed Brice McCain, who played for the Steelers in 2014,…


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Steeler Alan Faneca’s Call From Canton Must Wait Another Year

While the Pittsburgh Steelers faithful are celebrating the Hall of Fame induction of one of their own after former outside linebacker Kevin Greene was named as a member of the Class of 2016, another is left waiting, as former guard Alan Faneca failed to make the top 10 finalists in…


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Titans Add Ex-Steelers OL Coach Grimm, CB Townsend To Coaching Staff

As coaching staffs around the NFL continue to get filled out following offseason changes, several of those spots are being filled with coaches who have connections to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Last week, the Cleveland Browns hired former Steelers coaches Ray Horton and Kirby Wilson and on Tuesday, the Tennessee Titans…


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Titans Fire Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt On Tuesday

A former Pittsburgh Steelers coach is in the news Tuesday morning as the Tennessee Titans have decided to fire head coach Ken Whisenhunt after a 1-6 start in 2015. Whisenhunt, who was hired by the Titans in 2014, only won 3 games while in Tennessee and as Tom Gower pointed…


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Steelers’ All-22: Predictability And Pick Sixes

Football is a mental game. It’s a phrase you’ve undoubtedly heard a hundred times during a broadcast. But the cliché is true. No one wins anymore solely because they’re bigger and faster. If you can’t figure out where the play is going, you don’t stand a chance, no matter how…


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Does Gardner Signing Signal Adding Some Trickery To Offense?

In the 2012 season for the Michigan Wolverines, wide receiver Devin Gardner was catching passes from dual threat quarterback, Denard Robinson, now a running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He finished that year with 16 grabs for 266 yards and 4 scores. However, after an injury to Robinson, it was…


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Where Are They Now? Deshea Townsend

Aside from an Ike Taylor interception every once in a blue moon, it seems like the last time a reliable player donned the black and gold at the cornerback position, it was none other than Deshea Townsend. A four-year starter for the Alabama Crimson tide from 1994 through the 1997 season, he now…


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A Closer Look At New Steelers DC Keith Butler

This past offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers waved goodbye to a longtime fixture of the ball club’s defense in coordinator Dick LeBeau. The “father” of the zone-blitz, his intricate defensive schemes kept offensive coordinators up at night each and every fall, and now his duties have been turned over to longtime…



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2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Offseason

We’ve shown you our series of mock draft simulations from Fanspeak.com. To start the week, we’ll take it one step further and mock an entire offseason. Fanspeak has let people like me nerd out, offering a “Managing the Cap” simulator in conjunction with Overthecap.com, a site dedicated to salary cap…


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Report: Dick LeBeau Given Full Control Of Titans Defense

On Thursday the Tennessee Titans officially announced the hiring of former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau as their new assistant head coach in charge of the defense and according to a report by Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, the 77-year-old will indeed have full control of that side of…


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Titans Officially Name Dick LeBeau Assistant Head Coach/Defense

As expected, the Tennessee Titans named former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau as their Assistant Head Coach/Defense on Thursday. LeBeau, who reportedly resigned his position with the Steelers a few weeks after the 2014 season ended, won’t be a stranger to several coaches on the Titans staff as head…