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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…



Show Me Something, David Johnson

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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Show Me Something, Matt Spaeth

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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Show Me Something, Jesse James

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…


2016 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Tight End

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…


Steelers’ Scouting Report: TE Paul Lang

A brief look at one of the most recent players on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster – tight end Paul Lang. #83, Paul Lang — TE/Michigan State/6’5”, 240 Lbs/Senior The Good -Ideal size and weight for tight end position -Good, strong hands as a receiver -Apt technique as a blocker, uses…


2016 Steelers Stock Watch – TE Jesse James – Stock Up

With the 2016 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


The Pessimist’s Take: Quality Of Depth At TE

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


The Optimist’s Take: Quality Of Depth At TE

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…