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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…


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….



One Week To Go Until Latrobe: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

I would normally start this weekly post off by wishing all of you a Happy Friday, however, I know better based on what all has happened today. Even so, we are now one full week away from the Pittsburgh Steelers first training camp practice in Latrobe and that’s something to…


The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers T Positional Group, Bell Suspension, Spaeth Release & More

Season 6, Episode 128 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Friday show, Alex Kozora sits in for David Todd again and we start things off by discussing the recent news surrounding a possible four-game suspension for Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell. We talk about Bell’s future as it relates to him…


Matt Spaeth Releases Thank You Statement After Release

Following his release on Thursday by the Pittsburgh Steelers, tight end Matt Spaeth released a short statement thanking both the organization and the fans for all of their support over the years. While Spaeth’s career in Pittsburgh didn’t include him making very many catches, he played his role as an…


The Skinny On Newly Signed H-Back Mandel Dixon

Lost in the news of Matt Spaeth’s release is the addition of a new Steeler. And that’s always exciting. It’s like having another kid. Your, uh, 90th. So who the heck is Mandel Dixon? Let’s find out. Based on his size and the way teams have described him, think of…


Initial Salary Cap Implications Of Matt Spaeth’s Release

The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran tight end Matt Spaeth with the failed physical designation on Thursday after he couldn’t fully recover from offseason knee surgery. While it won’t be much, the Steelers will initially clear a little salary cap space as part of that release while we wait to see…


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Steelers Release TE Matt Spaeth, Sign TE Mandel Dixon

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a surprising transaction on Thursday as they released veteran tight end Matt Spaeth and signed rookie free agent tight end Mandel Dixon to take his place on the 90-man roster. Spaeth was reportedly released with the failed physical designation after he couldn’t fully recover from offseason…


Training Camp Expectations: Tight Ends

In less than two weeks, we’ll be at training camp, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90 man roster roll through 14 practices and four games. There will be so much to learn, tons of things going on, so I want to lay out some of my expectations and hopes for each…