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Keenan Lewis Reunion Would Continue Steelers’ Tradition

I don’t want to pretend the ink has been put on the paper yet but Keenan Lewis re-signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers would be just another in a long line of Steel City reunions. So let’s get a little nostalgic with the previous players who left for greener pastures but…

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Steelers Film Room: David Johnson Vs Eagles

It became increasingly obvious why the Pittsburgh Steelers chose to re-sign former Steelers tight end David Johnson after they released Matt Spaeth with a failed physical. Quite simply, it appears that they will need him, because they have little else in the form of known commodities when it comes to…

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Chris Hubbard, 10 O-Linemen, And The TE Crisis

Considering the jumble that the Pittsburgh Steelers are experiencing tight end, and the way that the rest of the roster appears to be setting up, I have been giving a lot of consideration in recent weeks to what I think the Steelers could, or should do in the short term…


2016 Camp Questions: Can The New Tight Ends Block?

Training camp is now upon us, in case you have failed to take notice. The Pittsburgh Steelers reported to Latrobe on July 28, and began practicing the following day in preparation for their first preseason game on August 12, and eventually, for the 2016 regular season in April. Every NFL…

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New Faces 2016: TE David Johnson

At this point in the offseason, we find that training camp is just around the corner for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the league, and a lot has changed for them over the course of the past several months. They have lost a number of players in free…

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Steelers TE Jesse James: ‘The Pressure’s On To Succeed’

This time last year the Pittsburgh Steelers had consistency, experience and versatility at the tight end position. This year, it’s a position group that has a whole lot of youth and not much experience to show for it, especially with the recent release of Matt Spaeth. This leaves David Johnson…

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Steelers’ Jesse James Ready To Prove He’s A Complete Tight End

With the Pittsburgh Steelers set to hold their first training camp practice of 2016 on Friday, second-year tight end Jesse James figures to immediately start receiving all of the first-team reps on offense with Ladarius Green on the team’s Active/PUP list. James, who reportedly lost 20 pounds during the offseason,…


Welcome To Steelers Training Camp 2016

The date is July 28, 2016, and for Pittsburgh Steelers fans, that only means one thing: training camp is finally upon us. Training camp is the true beginning of the journey that begins immediately after the last season ends. Most of the early work takes place in offices, and you…


Steelers Parting From Miller-Spaeth TE Mold In Green, Grimble

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take the field for the first time this year, the offense will look a bit different in places, as will the defense, but the starkest contrast, at least on the former side of the ball, will come at the tight end position following the retirement of…

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Release Of Matt Spaeth Forces Wholesale Transition At Tight End

It seems that while I was away, the Pittsburgh Steelers elected to start chipping away at my namesakes on the 53-man roster, releasing longtime veteran tight end Matt Spaeth with a failed physical designation, citing his slow rehabilitation from offseason knee surgery that would have left him unprepared to contribute….