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Bills To Release Former Steelers Draft Pick, G Kraig Urbik

Judging by a Tuesday morning post on Twitter, the Buffalo Bills have apparently informed guard Kraig Urbik that he will be released soon. — Kraig Urbik (@kraigurbik) March 1, 2016 Urbik, who was originally drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft out of…


Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2009 Draft Class

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article about a series of grades evaluating the rookie draft classes of each NFL team following their first seasons, and I talked about the arbitrary nature of the process, in particular the signing of a letter grade for players who have yet…

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Steelers Vs Bills Film Room: Daniel McCullers

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Daniel McCullers logged 43 snaps in the team’s last preseason game against the Bills on Saturday, which was certainly a significant test for the second-year player, considering the circumstances. The game against the Bills was only McCullers’ second of the preseason. He logged 12 snaps in that…

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Player Poaching Still The Exception, Not The Rule

You know you’re getting to the heart of the preseason when the dialogue begins over which players the Pittsburgh Steelers absolutely must keep on the 53-man roster or else they are certain to be claimed off waivers by any number of teams. This season, there seems to be a healthy…


2008-10 NFL Drafts Continue To Haunt Steelers

In the NFL Draft, your first and second rounders are the lifeblood of your team, as they’re obviously the cream of the crop when it comes to talent available. There’s usually a far cry between the #1 overall pick and Mr. Irrelevant, unless of course your name happens to be…

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Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Steve McLendon

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon was once a fan favorite—back when he was a longshot undrafted free agent reserve. Now that he’s in the starting lineup, he’s quickly lost favor with many. Granted, much of that has to do with the belief that he doesn’t have the size to…

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Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Daniel McCullers

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie nose tackle Daniel McCullers had a strong debut performance against the Giants two weeks ago, which got many excited for the young man’s future, quite frankly getting a bit ahead of ourselves. It’s clear that he’s made progress since his college tape was the only thing to…

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Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Cam Thomas

A week ago, Pittsburgh Steelers free agent acquisition Cam Thomas was forced to start at nose tackle due to the concussion suffered by Steve McLendon. In the team’s last game, he was able to play at left defensive end, where he is projected to begin the season as the starter….