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Rebuilding A Champion: WR Depth Displays Significant Potential

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…


Kevin Colbert Extension A Vote For Stability, Not Stagnation

On the eve of training camp, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that they reached a two-year contract extension with head coach Mike Tomlin. Yesterday, with training camp just beginning, they also announced that they had come to an agreement with general manager Kevin Colbert that will add two years…


Former Steelers’ WR Limas Sweed Now In The Coaching Realm

Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Steelers had their faithful fan base in an uproar, as the team seemingly had a gift wrapped present slide to them in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft in the form of wide receiver Limas Sweed, hailing from the University of Texas. A…


AFC North Draft History Study: Wide Receivers

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


2008-10 NFL Drafts Continue To Haunt Steelers

In the NFL Draft, your first and second rounders are the lifeblood of your team, as they’re obviously the cream of the crop when it comes to talent available. There’s usually a far cry between the #1 overall pick and Mr. Irrelevant, unless of course your name happens to be…

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Martavis Bryant, The Big Receiver Ben Has Been Clamoring For

Ever since Plaxico Burress left following Ben Roethlisberger’s rookie season, the Steelers quarterback has been lobbying for a taller target, oftentimes through the media. The 6-foot-5 Burress only started 11 games that year , but as coincidence would have it, he posted the best yards-per-catch average of his career when Roethlisberger…


Speed, Explosiveness Again A Theme In 2015 Draft For Steelers

Speed was a theme of last year’s draft class, as the Pittsburgh Steelers took Ryan Shazier and his 4.37 in the 40 in the first round, then followed that up by taking the fastest player at the NFL Combine in diminutive scatback, Dri Archer in the third round. This time around, the team had…

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AFC North News Watch: Day 23

It seems that April Fool’s Day turned out to be an unusually active Wednesday around the AFC North, especially for this portion of the offseason that lies in the heart of the dead zone between the heights of free agency and the Pro Day tour leading up to the draft….

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AFC North News Watch: Day 22

Yesterday, much of the focus around the league was centered in Florida, because Florida State was holding its Pro Day. FSU has one of the most talented, NFL-caliber rosters in college football, so it’s no surprise that there were reportedly representatives from every single team in the league attending the…

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Can Pittsburgh Afford Gambling On Gifted CB Marcus Peters At 22?

View image | Each and every year in the buildup to the NFL Draft, prospects are analyzed, dissected and picked apart by draft analysts nationwide, examining everything from relationship history to the lifestyles of their parents (the Dez Bryant fiasco). This year is no different, with University of Washington…

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Martavis Bryant Is Just What The Doctor Ordered

Pittsburgh Steelers fans and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger have been calling for a tall wide receiver to be drafted ever since Plaxico Burress left town for the New York Giants during the 2005 free agency period. The picks of Fred Gibson, Dallas Baker, Justin Brown, and of course the infamous Limas…

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Markus Wheaton Compared To Recent Steelers Year-Two Starting WRs

With the NFL draft having come and gone, and free agent signings—at least significant ones—likely completely wrapped up, we can now begin painting a picture of what the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers will look like in September. One thing is for certain: there will be a new starting wide receiver this…

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Best And Worst Case Scenarios For Steelers 2014 Draft Class

By Alex Kozora Predictably and understandably, we’ve given a ton of attention to the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class. But even after giving all of our opinions, no one can deny this is all projection. The measurables, tape study, debates, all now fruitless. What happens on the field is the…