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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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Mike Tomlin, Kevin Colbert At Michigan State Pro Day Scouting Darqueze Dennard

While the league currently sits and waits for the 4 PM dinner bell that is the opening of the free agency period, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert are reportedly up north, attending the Michigan State pro day. Translation: Tomlin and Colbert are taking a good, hard look at likely […]

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Potential Steelers Free Agent Target S Louis Delmas Signs With The Dolphins

It made waves earlier this offseason when it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in free safety Louis Delmas, who had recently been cut by the Detroit Lions. It was taken as an obvious sign that Ryan Clark would not be back, for one thing. For another, it suggested that the Steelers could be […]

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Red Bryant To Join Former Defensive Coordinator In Jacksonville

It has still yet to be established if the Pittsburgh Steelers are actually shopping for a new nose tackle—either in free agency or in the draft—with general manager Kevin Colbert sharing an overall positive view of Steve McLendon’s debut season as a starter. Should they hope to acquire one in free agency, however, one of […]

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2014 Steelers Mock Draft – Alex Kozora Version 1.0

By Alex Kozora Like Dave Bryan, throughout the draft process I’ll be occasionally posting mock drafts. Needless to say, bear in mind it’s still early and all mocks are fluid. Understandably favored towards the players I’ve already scouted. As I watch more, my opinions will change and the mock will be updated. Round One: Eric […]

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Gerry Dulac: Sean Spence “Significantly Ahead” Of Schedule

Many people have commented on the release of veteran inside linebacker Larry Foote over the past couple days. Earlier, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Gerry Dulac examined the release through the prism of how it relates to Sean Spence. In a blog post headed “What does Foote’s departure mean for Sean Spence?”, Dulac writes that “the peroneal […]

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A Look At What’s Potentially Next For The Steelers After A Very Busy Wednesday

We knew a day like Wednesday was forthcoming for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who made six moves in an effort to get compliant with the $133 million salary cap number by Tuesday. With the result of those six moves resulting in the team being right at the magic $133 million number, there’s still a little meat […]

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Has Kevin Colbert’s Offseason Plan Been The Same Plan All Along?

The recent move by the Pittsburgh Steelers to transition tag linebacker Jason Worilds caught several people by surprise and you have to wonder if that move had been planned for several weeks, or if the offseason plan that general manager Kevin Colbert initially formulated was adjusted on the fly due to huge and seemingly unexpected […]

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Examining The Reasoning Behind The Fast Action On The Transition Tag

The Pittsburgh Steelers applying the transition tag to outside linebacker Jason Worilds was a relatively surprising maneuver, but the fact that Worilds accepted the tag less than 24 hours later was perhaps just as surprising. It’s difficult to speculate about his motivations in acting so promptly without knowing all the facts, but there are a […]

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Release Of Woodley Would Make Questionable Depth At OLB Even More Questionable

With Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds now back in the fold for at least one more season, the organization must now decide whether or not to move on from fellow linebacker LaMarr Woodley, who has missed 14 games due to various injuries dating back to 2011. The general consensus is that Woodley will be released […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert, Offensive Assistant Shaun Sarrett Present At Auburn Pro Day

The Pro Day circuit is well underway and on Tuesday, Auburn was one of a few colleges to hold theirs and representatives from the Pittsburgh Steelers were on hand to observe it. Offensive assistant Shaun Sarrett was present and was asked to put top-rated tackle Greg Robinson through his drills, and general manager Kevin Colbert […]

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