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Pre-Draft Visits Often Lead To Draft-Day Selections For Steelers

Each and every year, teams are allowed to host 30 pre-draft visits form players that aren’t considered a “local.” For instance, in this year’s draft crop, Pitt tackle T.J. Clemmings won’t count against the Pittsburgh Steelers because he can probably walk from the Pitt campus to the team facility. However, I’ve went…


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Steelers 2015 Draft Needs: Tackle

The calendar is quickly flipping through the month of April, and each day brings us closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft. By now, teams should have by and large accomplished everything that they have set out to do in terms of free agent roster building, which means that…


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Stanford Giant Peat Could Be Possibility At 22

Although the Pittsburgh Steelers fans in attendance at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre may likely want to hurl tomatoes at Commissioner Roger Goodell, it’s very possible the Steelers #1 draft pick may be spent on an offensive tackle. As always, Kevin Colbert states he’ll stick to his guns and commit to a…



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Steelers Seeking Long-Term Stability For Offensive Line

Though it’s certainly no surprise, the Pittsburgh Steelers recently chose to pick up the fifth-year club option for right guard David DeCastro’s rookie contract, which ties him to the organization for at least the next two years through the 2016 season. The fifth-year option will pay him a salary of…


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Report: Steelers Met With Florida C Max Garcia Ahead Of Pro Day

Not only did the Pittsburgh Steelers meet with Florida running back Matt Jones prior to his Tuesday Pro Day, they also met with center Max Garcia as well, according to Tony Pauline of draftinsider.net. Garcia is a versatile lineman who played center, guard and tackle during his college career and…


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Steelers 2015 Pre-Draft Movements: Tackle

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with 12 players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency, and another three players who would be restricted free agents. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents in addition to tendering all three of their restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added…


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A Look At Steelers Draft Trends During Tomlin/Colbert Era

Over the last several years, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has progressively gotten worse and worse, and is now without question the Achilles’ Heel of the team. With less than a month to go, the die-hard fans will demand that the front office go with defensive selections with the first few…








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The Optimist’s Take – More Restructures For Instant Impact

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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The Pessimist’s Take – Mike Mitchell Contract Restructure

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Steelers 2015 Offseason Priorities – Restructuring For Spring Cleaning

The 2014 season saw the Pittsburgh Steelers on the rise, finishing with an 11-5 record and a division title following two straight seasons of missing the playoffs with 8-8 records. They finished off the regular season with four straight victories, but suffered a disappointing Wildcard round loss against the Ravens…


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The Optimist’s Take – Mike Mitchell Contract Restructure

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Ike Taylor Says Troy Polamalu Wants To Continue Playing

It probably won’t be long until we find out how the Pittsburgh Steelers feel about safety Troy Polamalu playing for them next season, but judging by the comments made recently by cornerback Ike Taylor on 93.7 The Fan, we probably shouldn’t expect the former first-round draft to retire. “Troy’s training….



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Sensible For Steelers To Show Interest In LB Brian Orakpo

Usually this time of year, as the start of free agency looms, and cuts are made, the Pittsburgh Steelers sit back and watch the rest of the NFL landscape partake in the bonanza. Perennial bottom feeders like the Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins often go crazy, choosing to…


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The Terrible Podcast – Roundtable Episode Talking Steelers Draft Prospects, Mocks, Combine & More

Season 5, Episode 82 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with David Todd sidelined while he is recovering from his 50th birthday, I am again joined by Alex Kozora and Luke Shabro for a roundtable discussion. After briefly talking about the recent contract restructure of Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert, the three of…



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The Optimist’s Take – Mike Adams: Future Starter?

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…