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Tomlin: Emphasis In Today’s NFL Is Sub-Package Football

We currently find ourselves at the critical mass of the front office’s media exposure during the early portions of the offseason leading up to the draft. Especially this week at the annual Owner’s Meetings, we seem to be hearing from head coach Mike Tomlin, general manager Kevin Colbert, or even owner Art Rooney II on […]

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Potential Re-Signing Of Keisel Will Likely Have To Wait Until June

Unless the Pittsburgh Steelers plan on starting a second-year undrafted player (or one drafted in the seventh round), then they are currently without a starting defensive end opposite Cameron Heyward. The only free agent defensive end that they have expressed interest in up until this point—Alex Carrington—signed with the St. Louis Rams yesterday, which certainly […]

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Report: North Carolina TE Eric Ebron Didn’t Look Good At His Tuesday Pro Day

So, are you one of several people hoping the Pittsburgh Steelers draft North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft? If you are, you might want to close your browser right now. According to Tony Pauline of draftinsider.net, Ebron’s Tuesday Pro Day didn’t go so well. Pauline goes […]

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Steelers May Be More Open To Trading Picks Following Compensatory Haul

When Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said earlier this offseason that it was doubtful the organization would use either the franchise tag or the transition tag this year, he said it not knowing that the salary cap situation would be much more favorable than was expected. Likewise, he recently said that the Steelers would […]

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Steelers Still Profiting From Compensatory Formula Despite Seeming Indifference

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert spoke the other day, among other topics, about the compensatory pick process, saying that while the team tries to predict their compensation based on their understanding of the formula, it’s a “real complicated formula”, which is a statement of the obvious for anybody that follows such news. In fact, […]

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As Of Monday Evening, Bills Free Agent DL Alex Carrington Still Remains Unsigned

As of Monday evening, we still have no idea where Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington will play in 2014. Carrington, who has visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns so far this offseason, reportedly has the St. Louis Rams interested in him as well, but has yet to visit […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Signing Lance Moore, Recent Colbert, Tomlin Comments & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 88 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start of this show by talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers being showcased this past week on the NFL Network as part of their “Dynasty Week” and how much we both have enjoyed it. The Steelers signed former New Orleans […]

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Mike Tomlin Reiterates How Big A Free Agency Splash Retaining Jason Worilds Was

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed just three outside free agents in an offseason that hinted at the possibility of casting a larger net than normal—with only one of those free agents receiving a significant contract—it may be easy to lose sight of just how much the team has actually accomplished during this free agency […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Guesses Team Will Receive Just Two Compensatory Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Steelers could very well find out Monday at the NFL owners’ meetings in Orlando, FL just how many compensatory draft picks they will have for the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft, but as of Sunday, general manager Kevin Colbert still isn’t quite sure how many to expect. According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, […]

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Timing Of Contract Extension For Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Still Up In The Air

Earlier in the offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II said that while the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could be extended this offseason, there’s no guarantee that it will get done until next offseason. On Sunday at the NFL owners’ meetings in Orlando, FL, general manager Kevin Colbert reiterated what his boss said […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Has Duke, North Carolina And Texas A&M On His Upcoming Schedule

The Pro Days are still in full swing and after he gets done with the annual NFL owners’ meetings in Orlando, FL this week, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert will be back on the circuit checking out draft prospects firsthand. According to Steelers ‎communications coordinator Burt Lauten, Colbert said he plans to go to […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Hints That Trading Down In First Round Might Be Tough To Do

If you are one of many that are hoping the Pittsburgh Steelers trade down in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, that notion seems like a pipe dream right now. Due to this draft class being one the deepest in a long time, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert made it sound Sunday like […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Hasn’t Shut Door On Possible James Harrison Return

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert is talking to the press Sunday prior to the NFL owners’ meetings taking place in Orlando, Fla and was asked about the possibility of veteran linebacker James Harrison returning for the upcoming season. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Colbert said he’s never going to close the […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says Cam Thomas Was Signed To Play Defensive End

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter Gerry Dulac on Sunday that former San Diego Chargers defensive lineman Cam Thomas was signed to play defensive end. Thomas, who will likely serve as the Steelers 2014 version of Al Woods, can also play some nose tackle as well, according to Colbert. In other […]

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Report: Patriots Free Agent RB LeGarrette Blount Moves Back Steelers Visit To Friday

New England Patriots free agent running back LeGarrette Blount was slated to meet with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the next few days, but now that visit won’t take place until Friday, according to the National Football Post. With the NFL owners meetings taking place next week in Orlando, Fla., Blount would have been unable to meet with Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert […]

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Michigan State CB Darqueze Dennard Says He Has A Pre Draft Visit With Steelers Scheduled

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already started lining up their pre draft visits and after already hearing that Arizona cornerback Shaquille Richardson will be coming to town, it looks like Michigan State top-rated cornerback Darqueze Dennard also has a visit planned as well. “The Steelers and Cincinnati,” Dennard said on Thursday, when asked what teams he currently has […]

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Steelers Have Large Contingent Present For Notre Dame Pro Day

The Notre Dame Pro Day is taking place on Thursday and the Pittsburgh Steelers have a large contingent there watching and even participating in the day’s events. Eric Edholm of Yahoo Sports reports that he’s spotted general manager Kevin Colbert, head coach Mike Tomlin and new defensive assistant Joey Porter in attendance Thursday to talk […]

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Video: FSU Pro Day 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a large presence at the Florida State Pro Day on Tuesday and their school media always does a great job of covering it. Below are two videos shot during the day and they include a few interviews with several draft hopeful players. You will also see a shot or two of […]

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Steelers Had Monday Meeting With FSU Draft Prospects WR Kelvin Benjamin And RB Devonta Freeman

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a lot of representation at the Tuesday Florida State Pro Day and they reportedly spent a lot of time with two offensive players while there. According to FSU running back Devonta Freeman, he and wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin had a great business meeting/dinner Monday night with Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert, […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Present For Florida State Pro Day

The Florida State Pro Day is currently underway and Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is in attendance for it. Some of the more notable draft prospects that are expected to take part in the Tuesday festivities are wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan, safety Lamarcus Joyner, safety Terrence Brooks, running back Devonta […]

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Steelers Now Look To Replacing Emmanuel Sanders’ Production

If the 2013 season was an audition for Emmanuel Sanders to prove to the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers that he was deserving of a long-term contract, then he obviously failed that audition. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers never even made an offer to keep Sanders. This could easily […]

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Recapping The Steelers Third Day Of Free Agency

Day three of the 2014 league year was pretty busy for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but that action related to them only included them losing another one of their own unrestricted free agents and scheduling visits with a few from other teams. If you missed any of the Thursday news, here is a quick recap for […]

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Vikings Sign CB Captain Munnerlyn To Three-Year Contract

Right at the start of the free agent signing period, the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly had interest in unrestricted free agent cornerbacks Alterraun Verner, Nolan Carroll and Captain Munnerlyn. As of today, all three have signed with new teams as Munnerlyn has now agreed to a 3-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings that has a max […]

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Report: Steelers Tomlin, Colbert Spent Time With Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert Wednesday Night

According to Tony Pauline of draftinsider.net, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert were both seen spending time with Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert Wednesday night. Gilbert had his Pro Day on Thursday and according to Pauline, “he looked the part” during it. Both Tomlin and Colbert were present for that […]

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Will Mike Mitchell Be The Only Big Splash The Steelers Make In The Free Agent Pool?

After starting the 2014 league year off with a bang by signing Carolina Panthers unrestricted free agent safety Mike Mitchell to a five-year, $25 million contract on Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers spent Wednesday re-signing a few of their own restricted free agents. Now that day three of the signing period is here, you have to […]

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Steelers Officially Part Ways With Linebacker LaMarr Woodley

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced at 4 PM that they have released veteran outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley. The move was widely reported yesterday by various sources, but had to come today due to the fact that they released him with a post-June 1 designation, which can only take place once the new league year begins. […]

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