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Who Is The Steelers Most Polarizing Player?

Had a good discussion Monday with Dave on The Terrible Podcast, talking about Lawrence Timmons and if he’s the most polarizing player on the team. I didn’t totally agree with the assessment, though I understand it, but it got me to thinking: if it isn’t Timmons (and maybe you think it…


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2016 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Wide Receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped things up in minicamp and put an end to their spring practices, which means that we are officially into the dead zone, the slowest time of the year for football news and general activity, the time between the end of spring drills in mid-June to…



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Roethlisberger’s Deep Ball Ranked Most Accurate In 2016

Markus Wheaton recently said Ben Roethlisberger loves to air the ball out deep, especially in short yard situations. Maybe he loves it because he’s just that good at it. According to Pro Football Focus, Roethlisberger had a 50.7% adjusted accuracy rate on passes 20+ yards, leading all QBs. The top…


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Show Me Something, Sammie Coates

With spring drills officially over, I think we all understand that we’re all in for a long haul, six weeks in total, between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. You know the drill. There’s little new information coming out during this period, so it serves as…


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Charting Steelers’ Third And Short Passing Last Season

Late last week, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton made explicit a fairly obvious trend to anybody who had paid attention to the team’s offense last season, saying in an interview that “Ben [Roethlisberger] loves the deep ball obviously on third and short when the defense is least expecting [it]”,…



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Wheaton Says Roethlisberger Loves Throwing Deep On 3rd And Short

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton has only played three years in the league the former third round draft pick out of Oregon State already knows that his quarterback Ben Roethlisberger loves to do certain things on particular down and distances. During a recent interview with John Clayton…


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Shazier Beats Brown, Wheaton, And Coates In Race

We all know Ryan Shazier is fast. But faster than Antonio Brown? Markus Wheaton? Sammie Coates? The Pittsburgh Steelers tested that theory out today. And the answer is yes, Shazier is faster than any of them. Brown, with Vince Williams as your cameraman, posted a video on his Snapchat of the…


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Steelers Seeking Slot Options During Spring Drills

The Pittsburgh Steelers have of late grown accustomed to having a veteran presence in the slot in their offense. It was a role that the great Hines Ward fulfilled in the latter stages of his career, and he was succeeded in that capacity by Jerricho Cotchery. After Cotchery departed in…




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Steelers Focus On Scoreboard Over Tone In Divisional Rivalries

For the Cincinnati Bengals, it is understandable why they might view the Pittsburgh Steelers are their chief rivals. It would seem the logical choice for outside observers as well given the violent and competitive tone that their recent games have taken. It would also seem logical that the Steelers would…


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Antonio Brown Stepping Up His Leadership Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers, it goes without saying, had no idea what they were getting when they drafted wide receiver Antonio Brown in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. After declaring early following a three-year career of 305 receptions, 3199 yards, and 22 touchdowns, he has only picked up…


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Butler, Wheaton Deliver Early Thoughts On Steelers Top Two Draft Picks

It’s been quite a while since we’ve heard Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler speak publicly, but he’s now finally broken his silence for the first time since the 2016 NFL Draft took place. In an interview this past week with Missi Matthews of steelers.com, Butler, who is now entering…