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Mike Munckak Says Everyone Will Know Who Kelvin Beachum Is In 2014

Ever since Mike Munchak was hired to be the Pittsburgh Steelers new offensive line coach, he’s been careful not to talk specifically about which players will man the two starting tackle spots in the 2014 season opener. However, during a Tuesday afternoon interview on NEPA Sports Radio, Munchak confirmed the obvious. [Kelvin] Beachum and [Marcus] […]

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Digging Deeper Into A Fair Contract Extension For Steelers CB Cortez Allen

With the contract extension for Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey now out of the way, the team can now turn their attention to a few other players that are entering the final year of their rookie contracts. One of those players could be cornerback Cortez Allen, but it’s tough to find comparisons to the former […]

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Breakdown Of Contract Numbers For Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey

Thanks to the contract numbers passed along by Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, we now know what all of the yearly cap charges will be for Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey, who signed a five-year extension on Thursday. As  previously noted, Pouncey’s 2014 cap charge in 2014 is $5,000,625 and that’s $263,375 less than […]

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Maurkice Pouncey Extension Comes During Age Of Reason

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey started 46 professional football games before the day he would turn 24 years old. He could have started over 60 games before his 25th birthday, which comes late next month, if not for an unfortunate mistake by his fellow interior lineman, which put an end to his fourth season just […]

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Four Maurkice Pouncey Contract Details Not Being Talked About Enough

Now that the ink has dried on the five-year contract extension signed Thursday by Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey, here is four key facts related to the deal that many people aren’t discussing and taking into account. 1. 2014 Cap Hit Lowered – Thanks to the team rolling some of Pouncey’s old money into his […]

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A Look Back At The Injury History Of Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey

You knew as soon as Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was signed to a contract extension that there would be people wanting to throw the injury prone tag out as a reason why the team shouldn’t have locked him up. It is true that during his first four seasons in the league that Pouncey has […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Maurkice Pouncey Contract Extension, Week 3 OTAs & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 110 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd still not back settled, Alex Kozora joins me once again to talk about all of the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers. In this episode, Alex and I talk about the recent five-year contract extension given to center Maurkice Pouncey on Thursday. We break down the […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Very Emotional During Press Conference

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey spoke to the media on Thursday after signing his five-year contract extension and below are a few of his comments. At one point during the press conference, Pouncey became very emotional and nearly broke down crying. Opening statement: I’d like to start it off first off thank Art and Mr. […]

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With Pouncey Now Extended, Steelers Can Turn Their Attention To Allen, Roethlisberger

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have locked up center Maurkice Pouncey with a five-year contract extension, they can now turn their attention to a few other players that they might want to extend prior to the start of the 2014 season. For starters, as far as salary cap space goes, if the early numbers associated […]

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Steelers To Announce Maurkice Pouncey Extension During Afternoon Press Conference

The Pittsburgh Steelers will hold a 1 p.m. news conference on Thursday to announce the five-year extension given to center Maurkice Pouncey. According to early reports, Pouncey received roughly $44 million in new money as part of the extension and that includes a $13 million signing bonus. Pouncey, who is now under contract through the […]

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New Details Of Maurkice Pouncey’s Five-Year Contract Extension Emerge

More details of the five-year contract extension given to Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey on Wednesday are now emerging. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Pouncey will pocket $14 million in 2014 and that means his base salary has been lowered down to $1 million from the $1,288,375 million he was originally scheduled […]

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The Maurkice Pouncey Contract Freakout Is In Full Gear

It’s funny to see everybody freak out about the new five-year extension that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey received on Thursday when they don’t really know or understand the original details, of which there are few. First, Pro Football Talk reports that Pouncey’s signing bonus was $13 million. It sounds like that, along with whatever […]

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Report: Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Agrees To Five-Year Contract Extension

According to Pro Football Talk, Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has come to terms on a new five-year extension. More details to follow. Maurkice Pouncey agrees to terms on a new five-year extension with the Steelers. Details coming at PFT. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) June 12, 2014 According to Mike Florio, the extension is a little […]

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DeCastro, Pouncey Hope To See Much More Of Each Other On The Field

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and right guard David DeCastro are entering their third season together as teammates, yet the pair of first-round draft selections have only played 146 meaningful snaps together in that time. Since DeCastro was drafted in 2012, the Steelers have played approximately 2150 snaps of offensive football across the past two […]

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Steelers Reunion Theories Can Wait For Answers At Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have millions of dollars at their disposal thanks to the June boost given by the earlier release of outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley. The organization already has seven of their nine draft picks under contract, with just the second- and third-round selections remaining unsigned at this point. No doubt a large chunk […]

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Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount: ‘It’s A Power, Downhill Running Game’

During his first four years in the league, new Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount has dished out quite a bit of punishment with his powerful running style. Now that he’s with the Steelers, he likes what he’s seen so far out of the offense as far as it matching his running style. “It’s a […]

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Steelers Relatively Healthy Through Two Weeks Of OTA Practices

Keeping a team healthy during three weeks of OTA practices and one week of minicamp is a chore for any NFL team, but the Pittsburgh Steelers have managed to do just that so far with two weeks of work now in the books. For a team with 90 players on a their roster, the Steelers […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Considered To Be ‘Indispensable’ By Adam Schein

In his latest “Schein Nine” offering on NFL.com, analyst Adam Schein has attempted to define the nine most indispensable offensive players around the league. Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey comes in at No. 3 on Schein’s list. The Steelers’ star center suffered a season-ending injury on Pittsburgh’s eighth offensive snap of the 2013 campaign, when teammate David […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Willie Colon To Marcus Gilbert

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Says Contract Talks Not Currently On His Mind

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has seemingly recovered from the knee injury that he suffered last year in the season-opener and now the former first-round draft pick enters the final year of his rookie contract not knowing whether or not he’ll get an extension worked out prior to the start of the 2014 regular season. […]

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Steelers Outside-Zone Runs In 2014 Won’t Include Cut Blocks

A failed cut block by Pittsburgh Steelers right guard David DeCastro in the season-opener last year put center Maurkice Pouncey out for the season with a knee injury. On Tuesday, Pouncey revealed that the outside-zone runs used this season will not include those types of blocks. “That was the last time we ran that play,” […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Doesn’t Want Players On The Ground During OTA Practices

After Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee was lost for the entire 2014 season last week to a knee injury suffered during an OTA practice, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin apparently took notice. The following day, Tomlin reportedly took time out to address his team about how they should be practicing with the hopes that […]

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Chadiha: Steelers Reclaiming Their Hard-Nosed Mentality

A year after turning around a 2-6 start to the 2013 season to end on a 6-2 run, it seems that many are ready and willing to jump on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ bandwagon this offseason. The moves they’ve made in free agency and the draft—including a recently uncharacteristic willingness to part with former key players—has […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Trai Essex To David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Maurkice Pouncey A New Anchor

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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2014 Steelers Post June 1 Offseason To-Do List

With the calendar now flipping over to June, the Pittsburgh Steelers can now put the rest of their offseason plan into action thanks to them having nearly $8 million more in salary cap space with the release of linebacker LaMarr Woodley finally coming off of the books. Here is a look at several things the […]

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