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The Optimist’s Take: Lawrence Timmons Keeping Pace

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 3.0: Post Pro Days

Now that free agency and the pro days are behind us, we now three weeks exactly until the 2016 NFL Draft takes place. Being as the Pittsburgh Steelers are almost halfway through their allotted amount of pre-draft visitors, it’s time for me to release the third version of my seven-round…


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Study: Starting Experience For Steelers’ Draft Picks

Another fun, historical draft pick study I’ve been working on. We’ll take this one in a different direction. Instead of looking at measurables and times, we’re focusing in on starting experience. Does it matter for Pittsburgh? Is it more important for first rounders than it is late round picks? Or…


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Timmons Admires Steelers’ Resiliency In 2015

Though 2015 did not end with the ultimate goal, for Lawrence Timmons, it was a season he could be proud of. “I feel like we were a resilient team,” he told Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley on recapping last season. “We went through a lot , had a lot of tough injuries,…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Staying Healthy For Ryan Shazier

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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Steelers Navigating Offseason So Far Without Contract Restructures

A month ago, I would have bet you a lot of money that the Pittsburgh Steelers would have restructured the contract of at least one player prior to April. However, so far, no such transaction has taken place. In fact, now that center Maurkice Pouncey and defensive end Cameron Heyward…


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Sean Spence Departure Leaves Vince Williams As Top Reserve

The new league year began officially at 4 PM a week from yesterday. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ free agent crop did not garner a ton of interest initially, but by the close of the first full week of free agency, they had lost three of their own. The latest was inside…



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2015 Player Exit Meetings – ILB Vince Williams

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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Report: Steelers Trying To Sign T Kelvin Beachum To One-Year Deal

With the start of the 2016 free agent signing period set to begin Wednesday evening, the Pittsburgh Steelers are attempting to re-sign as many of their unrestricted players as they can. Now that safety Robert Golden, wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey and cornerback William Gay have already re-signed, it appears as though…



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Steelers Have Very Quiet Week Ahead Of Start Of New League Year

There certainly was quite a few transactions around the NFL this past week that included taggings, tenderings, cuttings, restructurings and extensions, and that certainly was par for the course for this time of year. Outside of them waiving tackle Micah Hatchie, who spent all of last season on the Reserve/Injured list,…


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Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2007 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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2016 NFL Combine Recap: Day Three

Only one day left. Weekend already flying by. Today kicked off the defense with the line, edge guys, and off-ball linebackers working out. That’s over 100 players with a ton of bonafide first round picks, mainly along the defensive line. Let’s hop to the notes. Just a reminder, we finish…