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The Pessimist’s Take: Ryan Shazier Has It Covered

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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Examining Lawrence Timmons’ Future With Pittsburgh

Lawrence Timmons has been a mainstay at inside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers since the 2009 season, when the former Florida State standout took over the starting role for James Farrior alongside Larry Foote. Since then, Timmons has started in 108 of the 110 games he’s appeared in, including five…


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David Johnson In Good Company Among Second-Term Steelers

There was once a time that is was virtually unheard of for the Pittsburgh Steelers to sign in free agency a player that once left them. This was especially true of players that they had released, although Max Starks was a notable exception in 2011 under unusual circumstances. But the…






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Steelers Unlikely To Join Mass League-Wide Player Releases

With yesterday being the first day of the 2016 offseason, we already saw teams around the league beginning fiscally and personnel-wise preparing for this year by parting ways with certain players whose value had become misaligned with their compensation. Several players were released yesterday, with salary cap implications in mind,…


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Stats Of The Weird: Regular Season Milestones

If you know me, you know I love obscure statistics. And so with this being the slowest weekend of the regular season due to the bye week, we’ll look at a couple achievements some Pittsburgh Steelers could reach before the end of the regular season. – Should Ben Roethlisberger go…


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2015 NFL Week 6: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and congratulations on surviving seven more full rotations on this giant rock that we live on. Believe or not, the Pittsburgh Steelers will actually play a game on a Sunday this week and it’ll be against the Arizona Cardinals at Heinz Field. It seems…


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Steelers Communication Woes Unlikely To Repeat In Week 2

It doesn’t take me to tell you communication was one of the biggest issues that loomed over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Thursday night’s loss. The Australians over on The Guardian live blog could have told you something was amiss. Things will get better. And it isn’t just me looking through a…


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Numbers Game Always Had Jordan Zumwalt On Outside Looking In

Yesterday came the news that the Pittsburgh Steelers waived second-year linebacker Jordan Zumwalt with an injury, claiming linebacker L.J. Fort off waivers after he was released by the Patriots. In spite of the fact that, barring injuries, Zumwalt really had minimal chance to actually make the roster, the move was…


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Jordan Zumwalt Needs To Show He Belongs

When the Pittsburgh Steelers first drafted Jordan Zumwalt, he came in with a decent amount of expectation for a player drafted in the sixth round. He was coming into an uncertain situation at linebacker and was fully expected to compete to provide valuable depth. After spending his rookie season on…



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Rebuilding A Champion: Ryan Shazier Next In Line At The Mack

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent much of the time between their last playoff victory and now replenishing their roster in preparation for their next chance to make a push for a championship. Last season showed signs that the team was on its way out of that transitional phase after posting a…