Landry Jones

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The Optimist’s Take: Landry Jones As Backup QB

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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The Optimist’s Take: Ben Roethlisberger Staying Upright

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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Bryan: 2016 Steelers Mock Draft 2.0: Post Free Agency

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have most of their free agency work behind them, it’s time for me to release the second version of my seven-round mock draft for 2016. As usual, please focus more on the players I have the Steelers selecting than the actual rounds because it goes…



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2016 Steelers Pre-Free Agency Positional Review: Quarterback

We’re now into March, and that means that the new league year will be upon us shortly, and when that time comes, the floodgates to free agency will open—not that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be major players when it comes to signing outside free agents, as they tend to keep…


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2015 Player Exit Meetings – QB Mike Vick

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2013 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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2015 Player Exit Meetings – QB Landry Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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Ben Roethlisberger Ranked 5th Best QB of 2015

It’s the offseason and Pittsburgh Steelers-wise, we’re sitting in a dead period of news. Once free agency kicks off, things will be much more active, even if the Steelers aren’t big players. So for now, we’ll go with some lighter information that hopefully produces a healthy conversation. Bleacher Report is…




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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis QB Mike Vick – Unrestricted

Player: Mike Position: Quarterback Experience: 15 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $585,000 2015 Season Breakdown: Mike Vick would have already been retired had it not been for Chris Hubbard. Huh? Well, it’s a plausible theory at least. You see, during the 2015 preseason, the Steelers were trying…


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Steelers’ Futures Report: QB Dustin Vaughan

With a look to the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in the process of shaping their summer roster. They re-signed nearly everyone on their practice squad, sans Tyler Murphy, to future deals that can keep this players through camp. They also added several players from outside the organization, as is…