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Kozora 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post HOF Game

With 13 practices and a preseason game in the books, there’s a clearer – though still partly cloudy – picture of who is going to make the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. Here’s my second crack at predicting the roster and practice squad. Offense (23) Quarterback (2) – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski …


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Thirteen

Day Thirteen! A short week of practices and the Pittsburgh Steelers won’t hit Chuck Noll Field until Sunday. Getting near the end of this adventure, unfortunately. Though there was no tackling today, it was an energetic practice with some great plays on both sides of the ball. Let’s dive in….


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 13 – Wednesday

I’ve decided I love night practices, not just because the heat has subsided some by that point, but also because the players’ energy seems to skyrocket when they don’t have to suit up until the evening. Wednesday night was definitely an enthusiastic practice with plenty of highlight (and lowlight) moments…


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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post First Preseason Game

With the Pittsburgh Steelers first preseason game now in the books, it’s time for another 53 man roster prediction. Injuries have dictated that I make a few changes this time around and in case you missed it, here is my pre training camp stab at the final roster. Feel free…


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Steelers vs Vikings First Half Notes And Observations

After a couple of days’ delay, I’ve finally sorted things out with my Game Pass subscription and have gotten the opportunity to go through the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Hall of Game 14-3 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of…


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Steelers Training Camp Diary: Day Twelve

Welcome back to your training camp report. Been a few days since we’ve written one of these? So let’s not waste time and jump right in. – Injury front. Lot of guys back working today. Shamarko Thomas, DeAngelo Williams, Ramon Foster, Martavis Bryant, Jarvis Jones, James Harrison, and Cortez Allen…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 12 – Tuesday

Probably the most sparsely populated fan presence we’ve seen at Pittsburgh Steelers training camp this year, but that did nothing to temper the enthusiasm of the players on the field. With several players returning to action in full pads and James Harrison making his training camp debut, there was a…


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Game Rewind: Steelers vs Vikings Breakdown

We’ll continue to write about specific moments and players throughout the week but as I did last year, here’s my overall game notes after re-watching it. Let’s dive in. – I was able to identify most of the first team kick return unit. The front five: Anthony Chickillo, Bud Dupree,…


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Steelers Vs Vikings: Ten Questions

Couldn’t fall asleep last night until about 1:30 a.m., then woke up around 6 a.m. and couldn’t fall back asleep. Been like that for several days now. I’m not an insomniac, I don’t have night terrors or really dreams at all, and my wife is about as quiet a sleeper…




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Training Camp Statistical Recap

As we did after the first two days, the statistical recap of the Steelers’ practices. Keep in mind these are just to the best of my ability based on my notes. There are incomplete parts – as you see daily in my notes, I don’t always know who had the…


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Training Camp Diary: Day Eleven

Welcome to Day Eleven. Last day of practice before the team’s Hall of Fame game. As I tweeted, and maybe mentioned in yesterday’s report, we’re to the point where you learn less about the players in practice. It’s really just about seeing guys compete. You know their overall skillset. Game…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 11 – Friday

Training camp practice #11 for the Pittsburgh Steelers was another lighter period, with a host of players sitting out and many others limited to positional drills on air only. Ben Roethlisberger and James Harrison were absent from Friday’s practice, as they make their way to Canton for Jerome Bettis’ Hall…


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Steelers Narrowing Focus In Search For Third Tight End

After yesterday’s practice, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they were awarded undrafted rookie tight end Ray Hamilton off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys. In a corresponding move, they waived injured first-year tight end Rob Blanchflower, who had missed the previous few practices. This comes off the heels of the release…