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Steelers’ Front Seven Ranked 25th In NFL

Though the Pittsburgh Steelers have invested heavily in their secondary over the course of the past three seasons, adding a starting safety in free agency and drafting three defensive backs in the first two rounds over that span, the reality remains that the hope of building a stalwart defense resides…


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CBS Names Lawrence Timmons Steelers’ Most Overrated Player

To pass the offseason, like the rest of us, CBS’ Pete Prisco unveiled his yearly list of overrated players for each team. In Pittsburgh, he chose Lawrence Timmons. His explanation. “Here’s another player who was woefully underrated a few years back, but now is the opposite. At 30, he doesn’t…


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Show Me Something, Sean Davis

With spring drills officially over, I think we all understand that we’re all in for a long haul, six weeks in total, between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. You know the drill. There’s little new information coming out during this period, so it serves as…


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The Pittsburgh Steelers Top 100: 49-40

In the spirit of the offseason, Alex Kozora and I have undertaken the daunting task of ranking the top 100 Pittsburgh Steelers players in the history of the franchise. And we mean the complete history – 1933 to today. Alex and I first came up with our own lists and…


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Show Me Something, Vince Williams

With spring drills officially over, I think we all understand that we’re all in for a long haul, six weeks in total, between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. You know the drill. There’s little new information coming out during this period, so it serves as…


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PFF Takes Aim At Lawrence Timmons’ Bloated Cap Hit

It might surprise you very little to learn that Pro Football Focus has taken little liking to the contract of Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons as they have marked a decline in his play over the course of the past few seasons, with last year being the worst, and…


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Ranking The Steelers’ Starters: 17-12

Back again for installment No. 2 of the “Ranking the Starters” series, today we’ll take a look at No. 17-12 for the projected starters on the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers. Keep in mind that this list is 24 players deep, with 11 starters on offense and 11 on defense, as well…


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One Step To Take: Ryan Shazier

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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Film Room: Keith Butler’s Box Calls

Boxes. They’re great things. They hold Christmas gifts, pizza, engagement rings. Defensive coordinators have boxes too. And they’re a great way to beat bunch concepts. The rules are simple. I learned them from the great Matt Bowen when he still wrote for National Football Post. Four defenders versus three receivers….



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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap Update Following Shaun Suisham Release

The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran kicker Shaun Suisham on Friday with the “Failed Physical” designation and because that was a significant transaction, I will now pass along what the team’s salary cap picture looks like pending an injury protection benefit payout. First, let’s have a look at what the CBA…


Ryan Shazier

Who Is The Steelers Most Polarizing Player?

Had a good discussion Monday with Dave on The Terrible Podcast, talking about Lawrence Timmons and if he’s the most polarizing player on the team. I didn’t totally agree with the assessment, though I understand it, but it got me to thinking: if it isn’t Timmons (and maybe you think it…


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Steelers’ Defensive “Triplets” Rank In Bottom Third

The argument for where the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive trio should rank is pretty easy. Definitely in the top three and even without sounding homerish, they really should be at number one. Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown. What else do you need to say? But the defensive trio? It’s a…