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Steelers.com Modern-Era Team: Linebackers

Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola tackles maybe the most difficult position today, selecting the Pittsburgh Steelers best linebackers from 1992 to the present day. As we’ve done with each installment, we’ll give you his picks, explanations, and react to them at the end. Linebacker: Greg Lloyd – “When asked which of his former players…


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2015 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Depth Chart Update: Inside Linebacker

The Pittsburgh Steelers have recently concluded their offseason schedule, complete with nine OTA practices and the three-day minicamp, and are currently off for about five weeks before they re-emerge in Latrobe for the start of training camp. Not much is expected to happen between now and then as far as…


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On What It Means To Be Injury-Prone, And How To Fix It

The term “injury-prone” tends to get thrown around often—perhaps more often than it should—whenever the topic of discussion is players who have suffered multiple injuries in their careers. The term has come to be a pejorative, and is used in that fashion, often hastily, to portray a player in a…


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Steelers Selected 10th-Most Pro Bowlers In Past 10 Drafts

Ever since Chuck Noll took the helm at head coach for a struggling Pittsburgh Steelers franchise in 1969, the organization has placed its focus on building the team primarily through the draft, which has been a more difficult position to maintain in the era of free agency. The Steelers are…


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Steelers’ Defense Could Hinge On Three 2014 Selections

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ryan Shazier with the 15th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft last year, it was in hopes of making him the long-term running mate to stalwart inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons in the middle of the team’s defense. Sure enough, Shazier was plugged into the…




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Seven Steelers Players Make NFL.com’s All-AFC North team

Over the last few weeks on The Terrible Podcast, you’ve probably heard Alex Kozora and myself discussing which Pittsburgh Steelers players would make an All-AFC North Team. On Tuesday, Dave Dameshek released his such team on NFL.com and it includes seven Steelers players. Representing the Steelers offense on Dameshek’s list…



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Steelers Rookies Bracing For Toils Of Training Camp Life

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently on an approximately five-week hiatus from any formal activity, but there is not much down time to be had between now and then. Sure, some of this allotted summer time will be used to spend time with family and friends, even go on vacation, but…



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Clarity At ILB May Lead To More Defined Roles For Backups

Last offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers were unsure exactly of what they had at the inside linebacker position outside of the veteran of the group, Lawrence Timmons. In two were second-year player Vince Williams and Sean Spence, who, entering his third year, had not played a meaningful down of football due…