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LeGarrette Blount Gives Steelers A Complementary Ground Attack

The Pittsburgh Steelers appeared intent to add a veteran running back to the roster to supplement second-year back Le’Veon Bell at some point this offseason, and that point came earlier today when they signed LeGarrette Blount to a two-year contract. It’s no secret that the Steelers value a veteran presence in their locker room, which […]

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Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew To Sign With Raiders

Free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is going home. According to multiple reports, the longtime Jacksonville Jaguars running back will sign a three-year deal with the Oakland Raiders on Friday. Jones-Drew, who played his college football at UCLA, was born in Oakland and his addition to the Raiders will help provide depth behind the oft-injured […]

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Report: Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice-Jones-Drew To Meet With Raiders

Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is still looking for a home for the 2014 season and another team will be hosting him for a visit Thursday night and Friday. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Jones-Drew, who visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the end of last week, is scheduled […]

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Steelers Have Enough Cap Space To Sign RB LeGarrette Blount

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert and Director of Football Administration Omar Khan are inching ever so close to their salary cap limit. If they are indeed intent on adding an experienced running back between now and June 2nd, they will have to create more cap room via a contract restructure or extension depending on […]

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Report: Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew Willing To Wait

They say good things come to those who wait and it looks like unrestricted Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is ready to test that theory. According to a Tuesday report by Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post, Jones-Drew is comfortable waiting on the free agent market to turn. In addition, while […]

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Steelers Expected To Sign An Experienced Running Back By End Of Week

Addressing reporters Tuesday morning at the AFC coaches’ breakfast at the annual NFL owners’ meeting, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he expects an experienced running back will be signed soon, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. As of right now, the only two visible candidates are free agents Maurice Jones-Drew and LeGarrette Blount. The […]

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Report: Steelers One Of Three Teams Expected To Meet With Camp Of Maurice Jones-Drew This Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers recently met with Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew and they’re not the only ones interested in him. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the New York Jets and New England Patriots also have interest in Jones-Drew, and all three teams are expected to meet with […]

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Steelers Reportedly Still Open To Signing Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew

The Pittsburgh Steelers had Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew in for a visit last week and while he left town unsigned, there still seems to be some optimism within the organization that he might ultimately be the one that backs up starter Le’Veon Bell in 2014. According to Gerry Dulac of the […]

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A Look At What LeGarrette Blount Could Offer The Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are still on the hunt for a complementary back behind their workhorse, Le’Veon Bell, since Jonathan Dwyer chose to join the Arizona Cardinals earlier in the offseason. This is a hole that they would clearly like to fill before the draft rolls around if their recent activity is anything to go by. […]

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Packers Gave RB James Starks Over $3.1 Million For Two Years

Green Bay Packers running back James Starks had a free agent visit lined up for earlier this past week with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but that was ultimately cancelled after he decided to re-sign with the team that he’s played for his entire career. Now, thanks to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, we know why Starks […]

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Report: Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew Looking To Get About $3.5 Million Per Season

Fresh from the for-what-it’s-worth department, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports Thursday afternoon that Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is currently seeking a contract that will pay him an average of $3.5 a season. Jones-Drew visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday and Thursday, but has reportedly left those meetings unsigned. […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Recent Visitors, Jerricho Cotchery Decision, Kelvin Benjamin & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 87 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start of this show by talking about the recent free agent visit made by Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew and whether or not he would be a perfect compliment to starter Le’Veon Bell. The Steelers reportedly might have […]

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Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew Leaves Second Visit With Steelers Unsigned

The Pittsburgh Steelers second visit Thursday with Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is over and the veteran remains unsigned, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Jones-Drew had also met with the Steelers on Wednesday. The Steelers search for a backup running back will now continue. They had previously had a […]

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Report: Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew Is In “Good Physical Condition”

Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is reportedly back at the Pittsburgh Steelers facility for another round of talks on Thursday and by the end of the day, we should know whether or not he’s been signed. The UCLA product has had his share of injuries over the course of the last few […]

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Time To Turn Down The Panic Meter On Depth In March

A great deal of people have expressed their concern over the apparent lack of depth that the Pittsburgh Steelers currently face on their roster in the middle of March. Indeed, the team may well not be quite as deep in many areas as they typically are by this point in the offseason compared to most […]

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Report: Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew Expected To Be Back On Thursday

Free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew might not have left Pittsburgh after all. While the longtime Jacksonville Jaguars running back was not signed after visiting with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday, Albert Breer of the NFL Network is now reporting that Jones-Drew will be back at the team’s facility on Thursday. Breer did not have […]

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Free Agent Visitors Lance Moore, Maurice Jones-Drew Have Reportedly Left Facility Unsigned

The Pittsburgh Steelers had two offensive free agents in for visits on Wednesday and both have reportedly left the facility unsigned. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew both had their visits and left the Steelers facility without contracts. […]

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Free Agents Maurice Jones-Drew, Lance Moore Currently Meeting With Steelers On Southside

The Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t had any free agent visitors since last Friday, but they have two of them in on Wednesday. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore and Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew are currently at the Steelers facility on the Southside […]

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Report: Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew Visiting With Steelers

After being jilted by Green Bay Packers free agent running back James Starks, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now scheduled a visit with another free agent running back. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Jacksonville Jaguars free-agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is visiting the Steelers today, per a source of his. Jones-Drew averaged a career-worst 3.4 […]

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Steelers Now Have The Longest Game Streak In The NFL Without A 100-Yard Rusher

In the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-20 win Thursday night over the Houston Texans, running back Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 103 yards on 14 carries and that broke a Jaguars streak of 25 consecutive games without having a 100-yard rusher. Why is that significant? It now means the Pittsburgh Steelers hold the longest consecutive game streak in […]

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Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Is Looking Forward To Proving People Wrong

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer posted on Twitter Monday that he is ready for training camp to begin and that he is prepared and excited to prove people wrong, especially Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. I'm sooo ready for camp I'm prepared and excited to prove ppl wrong especially @EdBouchette — Jonathan Dwyer […]

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Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Set To Train Down In Florida Once Mini Camp Is Over

Last Monday Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said during his press conference that we shouldn\’t read much into the running back rotation currently be used during the offseason practices and that putting the pads on in training camp is when it matters the most. At that time, I speculated Jonathan Dwyer was only being […]

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In Need For A Lead: Steelers Need A Feature Runner in 2013

By Jeremy Hritz When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the running game, the names Harris, Bettis, Foster, and Parker come to mind. When you think of running backs on the current Steelers team, the names don’t exactly conjure up images of broken tackles, big runs, and streaks of 100-yard games. Consistency was a […]

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Colts Trade Wind Rumors Likely Don\’t Include Mike Wallace

The trade rumor pot in regard to Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace is once again being stirred after Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay took to Twitter today to tweet, “SERIOUS TRADE WINDS Swirling! We\’re talking given up high pick for SERIOUS Vet/Starter!.. these deals often crumble n don\’t reach completion.” Irsay […]

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DeSean Jackson Advises Mike Wallace To Not Hold Out

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has some advice for Pittsburgh Steelers restricted wide receiver Mike Wallace, who has yet to report and sign his $2.742 tender offer, “Holding out just doesn’t end up being worth it.” Jackson should know as his 12-day holdout really went nowhere and he suggests others such as Wallace and […]

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Revamping The Pro Bowl By Taking A Cue From The Old Superstars & Superteams Competitions

I am a football junkie and have been since about the age of 4 according to my parents. I am also a Pittsburgh Steelers fan that grew up in the deep south during the 1970\’s and 1980\’s as well and was always starved for any and all Steelers football that I could get my eyes […]

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