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On Michael Sam – Buyer Beware, There’s Media Afoot

By Matthew Marczi Please excuse the media as they turn yet another issue into a self-reflective narrative about themselves. With a few notable exceptions, the overwhelming majority of the response to college defensive end Michael Sam stating that he is homosexual has been one of support and admiration, and tacit acknowledgement that his future success […]

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A Look Back At The First 2013 Mock Drafts Of The Major Media Draftniks

With mock draft season now back in high gear, I thought it would be fun on this lazy Sunday to take a look back at how the major media draftniks did with their first real mock drafts last offseason. For this exercise, I pulled the mock drafts of Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay, Daniel Jeremiah, […]

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Roethlisberger Listed As Fourth Most-Disliked NFL Player In Recent Poll

In a Monday story by Forbes Magazine, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was listed as the fourth Most-Disliked NFL Player, according to the latest surveys from E-Poll Market Research. Listed ahead of Roethlisberger are Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o and Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Roethlisberger, whose foundation continues […]

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Would The Steelers Consider Drafting John Simon And Have Him Move Inside?

By now, you all are pretty well aware how enamored I am with Ohio State linebacker John Simon and Penn State linebacker Michael Mauti, and I am hoping that at least one of them is a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers by the time the day is done. As far as Mauti goes, I don\’t […]

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Potential Targets For The Steelers In Rounds Two & Three Of The 2013 NFL Draft

Now that the first round of the 2013 NFL draft is in the books, it is time look ahead to day two and who the Pittsburgh Steelers might consider drafting in rounds two and three on Friday. The selection of Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones now means that we can safely scratch that position off […]

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Eddie Lacy To The Steelers In The Second Round?

By Jeremy Hritz In fourth edition of his 2013 NFL Mock Draft, Todd McShay has Eddie Lacy out of Alabama being selected by the St. Louis Rams in the second round, two picks before the Steelers. While the likelihood of Lacy dropping that far is slim, if the Steelers were presented with an opportunity to […]

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Buck Linebacker Spot Continues To Be Big Question Mark On Steelers Defense

By Jeremy Hritz Only 20 some days away from the 2013 NFL Draft, and still the biggest question facing the Steelers defense is who will line up alongside Lawrence Timmons at middle linebacker. Based on the current roster and due to the injury of Sean Spence, it would appear that Larry Foote will start inside […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft: Ranking The First Round Draft Pick Options By Position Probability

The 2013 NFL combine is now behind us and we are getting a little better handle now on which players are first round prospects. We have also had more time to look even closer at the needs for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Below is a breakdown by position of how likely it will be that the […]

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Offense Should Drive Steelers First Round Pick

By Jeremy Hritz The 2013 NFL Combine is complete, and now, the Pro Days will begin, finalizing draft boards in team war rooms throughout the league. Yet as of the first weekend of March, it is still unclear as to whom the Pittsburgh Steelers will select with the 17th overall pick in the NFL Draft. […]

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Steelers Might Have To Wait Until The Later Rounds To Draft An Inside Linebacker

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly could use an inside linebacker in the upcoming 2013 draft as position is mighty thin and likely to get thinner depending on the ability of Sean Spence being able to come back from the knee injury that he suffered last preseason. Should Larry Foote ultimately end up being re-signed, and it […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking NFL Combine Results, NFL Draft, Sean Spence & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 79 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk first about what we have observed over the course of the first few days of the 2013 NFL combine and how it relates to the Pittsburgh Steelers. We talk offensive linemen, wide receivers, running backs, tight ends, as […]

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Would You Draft Manti Te\’o In The Second Round? Sound Off Time

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te\’o now has his media session at the NFL combine behind him. Te\’o seemed to handle it all well and he didn\’t flinch at any question that was asked off him. Sure, Te\’o, like all of the other draft hopefuls, rehearsed leading up to their interviews with the media and teams, […]

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Health Of Sean Spence Holds Keys To Steelers Future At Inside Linebacker Position

I am asked at least once a week via email or Twitter if I have heard anything about how the recovery of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Sean Spence is coming along since he suffered his serious left knee injury last preseason that included a torn ACL, a torn LCL and a dislocated knee cap. All I […]

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DiMarino: Steelers Mock Draft 2013 Version 1.0

By Christopher DiMarino The NFL combine is coming up so I figured I might as well throw my thoughts out there now. The combine will have a drastic effect on not only the prediction of where players will fall, but also the justification for their selection. Before I get into the actual picks, I will […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Analysis: Inside Linebacker – Early Look At The Rankings

Christopher DiMarino This article continues along with my pre combine look at key positions for the Pittsburgh Steelers. I have made some changes compared to the first articles. I eliminated NFLDraftScout because it was identical to CBS, and I replaced it with DraftInsider. I want to reiterate how it works, NFL and ESPN combine to […]

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Five Positions That The Steelers Will Address In 2013 Draft

By Jeremy Hritz It’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers have several areas of need heading into the 2013 NFL Draft, and while need normally does not dictate who they draft early on, they will more than likely use their later picks to address lack of depth at certain positions. If when the Steelers select […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Possible Coaching Staff Moves, Darrelle Revis, Manti Te\’o, Senior Bowl & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 70 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and discuss a few coaching announcements that might be made by the Pittsburgh Steelers as soon as next week. Could Amos Jones really be gone like the Thursday report suggest, and could Hal Hunter Jr., formerly of the San Diego Chargers, […]

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Reagan Maui\’a Takes To Twitter To Clear The Name Of Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu

Wednesday night I alerted you that the name of Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu had surfaced in a report about the Manti Te\’o fake internet girlfriend hoax that is still trying to be solved. On Thursday, the player responsible for dragging his name into the story has taken to Twitter to make sure that everyone […]

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Latest Manti Te\’o Story Now Includes The Name Of Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu

“Bizarre”. That is the only word I know how to describe the whole Manti Te\’o alleged fake internet girlfriend hoax story right now. If you have been hiding underneath a rock, I am not even going to try to rewrite the story up until this point. If you need to be brought up to speed […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Needs Initial Look

I am already getting inundated with questions via Twitter and email on my thoughts about the Pittsburgh Steelers and the 2013 draft now that the season is over so I will now lay out my initial thoughts on draft needs as a starting point. I am not going to get into specific players yet as […]

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