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Steelers Film Room: Why Didn’t Antonio Brown Catch That? Part 6

During this dead period of the NFL season I thought it would be fun to look back at the tremendous 2015 season that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had as it relates to the targeted passes that he didn’t manage to catch. This series, however, should not be viewed…


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Randy Fichtner Expects Landry Jones To Be Steelers’ #2 Quarterback

It has been an eventful, though not always pretty, professional career for Landry Jones. But in his fourth season, he may have finally settled in. Quarterbacks coach Randy Ficthtner spoke to Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley at the end of last week’s minicamp and had nothing but praise for Jones. While he…


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2016 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Quarterback

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped things up in minicamp and put an end to their spring practices, which means that we are officially into the dead zone, the slowest time of the year for football news and general activity, the time between the end of spring drills in mid-June to…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Roster Prospects For Dustin Vaughan

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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Tomlin Says Backup QB Job Might Be Determined By Painful Evidence

During the remainder of the offseason the Pittsburgh Steelers need to figure out whether Bruce Gradkowski or Landry Jones will be the team’s second-string quarterback behind starter Ben Roethlisberger. At the conclusion of the team’s Wednesday minicamp practice, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was first asked if he knew when…


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The Optimist’s Take: Roster Prospects For Dustin Vaughan

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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Mike Vick Hoping To Play Football In 2016

Mike Vick wants to continue his football career in 2016. Just don’t expect it to be in Pittsburgh. “I would love to play this year, suit up for another run at it,”  Vick told NJ.com today. “I still feel like I could play and there is a lot left in…


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Steelers Have More Questions Than Answers Behind Roethlisberger

The Pittsburgh Steelers have spent most of Ben Roethlisberger’s career with a pretty solid idea of what they had at the quarterback position behind him. Early in his career, of course, they had Tommy Maddox, who was the starter for the first two games of Roethlisberger’s rookie year, and then…



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Landry Jones: ‘Things Started Clicking For Me’ Last Year

There will be a few notable training camp competitions to watch later in the summer for the Pittsburgh Steelers, with varying degrees of predetermined certainty to them. Left tackle is one of them. Punter is another. There are three positions nominally open in the secondary. And then there is the…



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Spring Snaps Less Valuable For Gradkowski Than For Jones

Realizing the need to “freshen up” the quarterback room a few years back, in the words of Coach Randy Fichtner following the drafting of Landry Jones in 2013, the Pittsburgh Steelers allowed the contracts of their backup quarterbacks to expire and replaced their roster spots with the aforementioned rookie Jones,…


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Happy To Be Home, Gradkowski Chooses Pittsburgh

It’s not often an athlete can play at the highest level while playing in his own backyard. That’s the opportunity Bruce Gradkowski has enjoyed since 2014. So it was an easy decision to want to return to Pittsburgh. Gradkowski apparently had interest from other NFL teams, per this great feature…


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Steelers Tuesday OTA Practice Extra Notes From Media

The Pittsburgh Steelers completed their first OTA practice on Tuesday and here are a few tidbits that aren’t likely to show up in print that were passed along by Trib Live Radio, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Steelers Nation Radio. During the seven shots drill, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had scoring tosses to…


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‘Patriot Way’ At QB Is No Road Map To Success For Steelers Or Others

Recently, Jeremy Fowler wrote an article at ESPN about the ‘Patriot Way’ to approaching the backup quarterback position, which generally consists of investing in early-mid-round draft picks on the quarterback position every couple of year. Fowler writes that the New England Patriots’ approach is not one that has been emulated…