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Goodell Says He’s Not Hearing Bell Appeal, Timetable Still Unknown

As training camp is fast approaching, the hope – and the thought – was Le’Veon Bell would have definitively known his status for the 2015 regular season. Four days out from players reporting and the Pittsburgh Steelers running back hasn’t had his appeal heard. And according to a tweet sent…


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Interview With Steelers Punter Jordan Berry

Was fortunate again to be joined by another Pittsburgh Steeler for an interview with Jordan Berry taking time out of his schedule to talk to me yesterday. Love talking to all the players I have but was particularly excited to talk to him considering his background that I profiled several…


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Punter Berry Making Jump From McDonalds To Steelers

Scanning over the past four seasons, the Steelers have cycled through six different punters including Brad Wing, Zoltan Mesko, Drew Butler, Jeremy Kapinos, Mat McBriar and Daniel Sepulveda, who opened some eyes when the team made him it’s fourth round pick in 2007. Wing now has some competition on the team from…


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Ben Roethlisberger Driven To Lead Offense To New Heights

While he slipped through a grace period early in his career in large part thanks to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ veteran defense, one of the knocks on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has long been his ability to command a locker room and be a leader. Even as recently as last season, former…


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Le’Veon Bell Thinking Long-Term Thanks To His New Backup

Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in Le’Veon Bell a backup running back in LeGarrette Blount who nearly showed him the fast-track to running himself out of the league after the pair was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. Bell was also charged with a DUI and has been…



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Kevin Fogg Getting Himself Noticed In Crowded Backfield

Perhaps nothing has been given greater focus for the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason than the cornerback position and the team’s decision-making with respect to that spot on the roster, given the need for improvement there based on the results from recent seasons. In response to the need for improvement, the…


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Shamarko Thomas Preparing For Starting Role In Film Room

Shamarko Thomas got a respectable amount of playing time during the first half of his rookie season in 2013 as a slot defender until he suffered an ankle injury. The missed practice time and the solid play of veteran Will Allen kept him out of the lineup even when he…


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Todd Haley Looking For Offense To Pick Up Points Left On Field

If there’s one single, specific area of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense that has needed repair since time immemorial, it has been the team’s productivity in the red zone, where they have rarely been ranked in the top half of the league in terms of efficiency in converting trips inside the…


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Homegrown Wild Looks To Show He Belongs With Steelers

Growing up, a lot of us had dreams and aspirations of playing in professional sports, as we idolized and grew to love the stars from our favorite teams. As the NBA Finals are under way, we see mega-star LeBron James jumping out of the gym, throwing down rim-rattling dunks and spinning the…


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Steelers Have Near Perfect Attendance During OTAs

Organized team activities are voluntary but you wouldn’t know it if you paid a visit to the South Side. During this year’s OTAs, nearly every Pittsburgh Steeler has fully participated, writes Trib Live’s Mark Kaboly. There have only been two players known to miss. Ryan Shazier and James Harrison were absent…


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Joe Montana Believes Ben Roethlisberger Is Hall of Fame Worthy

If he had his way, Joe Montana would put Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Hall of Fame. The NFL legend and other well-known local quarterbacks – Dan Marino, Jim Kelly, and Joe Namath – are in town for an NFL Films’ produced “armchair discussion” lead by team president Art Rooney…


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Harrison, Shazier Absent From OTAs

For the second straight day, Pittsburgh Steelers’ linebackers James Harrison and Ryan Shazier did not participate in today’s practice, according to Mark Kaboly of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. No Harrison and shazier at OTA 6. #Voluntary — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) June 4, 2015 As Kaboly points out via yesterday’s gentle reminder from Steelers’…


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Steelers D Not Allowing Naysayers To Get In Their Ear

Much has been said in recent years of the transgression or downward spiral of the Steelers “once dominant” defense. The defenses that took the field in Super Bowls XL, XLIII and XLV put up a stone fortress shutting down opposing running lanes, and abused quarterbacks all game long. Since then,…


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Svelte McCullers Wowing Teammates And Coaches At OTA’s

It was the infamous Deion Sanders who coined the phrase, “If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good. If you play good, they pay good.” It’s a phrase the Steelers coaching staff hope rings true for a certain player along their defensive front, and if…