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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers Cornerback

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…


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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers’ Wide Receiver

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…


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Interview With Steelers Punter Jordan Berry

Was fortunate again to be joined by another Pittsburgh Steeler for an interview with Jordan Berry taking time out of his schedule to talk to me yesterday. Love talking to all the players I have but was particularly excited to talk to him considering his background that I profiled several…



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C.J. Goodwin Has Impressed Away From The Spotlight

Unless you’re a reporter or have attended one of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp sessions open to the public last season, then chances are you have yet to see first-year wide receiver C.J. Goodwin, who was first given a chance by the organization upon the recommendation of Hall of Fame…


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The Steelers Future’s Report: Final Grades Part 2

So far, we’ve graded 9 out of 19 players currently on the Steelers roster signed to a futures contract. Now, we will finish evaluations with the top 10 best graded futures’ players. The same rules apply from last time, but here’s a reminder about how this works. First off, this…


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C.J. Goodwin Could Be Steelers’ Biggest Sleeper

He may be the most mysterious player on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. A player who bounced around two Division Two schools. One who had just eleven catches his senior year. One reception in training camp, limited by a shoulder injury. Whose claim onto the roster was in part, due to…


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Steelers Throwback Thursday: CB Mel Blount Gets Physical

The NFL Network is currently airing a replay of Super Bowl XIII in which the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 and it got me thinking back to the days when defensive backs were allowed to be physical with the wide receivers. Steelers Hall of Fame cornerback Mel Blount…


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Steelers Greatest Impact Draft Picks

Steelers Nation will be of one heartbeat and a shared deep breath when these words are uttered… With the twenty-second overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select… Will it be a cornerback? An edge rusher? A quality player that slipped through the ranks? Or will there…



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Video: Garth Brooks Has Birthday Friends In Steeler Nation Places

Legendary country singer Garth Brooks performed Saturday night at the Consol Energy Center and with it also being his birthday, he received quite a surprise as Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and Hall of Famers Lynn Swann and Mel Blount joined the festivities on the stage to sing Happy…


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Will “Silverback” Put On A Gold Jacket?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have long been known as a blue-collar team, exemplified by the city itself and by their patriarch owners, the Rooney family, who have owned the team since 1933. Winning is a commitment there, and nothing speaks volumes like the six Lombardi Trophies the team has captured, more…


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Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – WR C.J. Goodwin – Undrafted

While it has been true for many years in recent times that the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten little productivity on offense or defense out of their rookie players, that has been less of a truism in recent years, particularly, perhaps, over the last two seasons. While the Steelers have gotten…



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Relaxed Rules Help Shape Steelers’ 2014 Practice Squad

Slowly but surely, it seems as though the league is ultimately coming around to change and updating some policies and practices that have become obsolete. Speaking strictly of on-field matters rather than disciplinary issues, incorporating a central command center for reviews, for example, was an overdue change. The NFL’s practice…