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Steelers Likely To Shy Away From Red Flags In The Draft

Prediction: even though they may have done it in a different year, the Pittsburgh Steelers will shy away from players with question marks in this draft, including the first round. And yet the Steelers have brought in two first-round potential draft picks for pre-draft visits, both of whom have said…



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Steelers 2015 Pre-Draft Movements: Tackle

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with 12 players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency, and another three players who would be restricted free agents. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents in addition to tendering all three of their restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added…


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A Look At Steelers Draft Trends During Tomlin/Colbert Era

Over the last several years, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has progressively gotten worse and worse, and is now without question the Achilles’ Heel of the team. With less than a month to go, the die-hard fans will demand that the front office go with defensive selections with the first few…


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The Ramifications Of A Trade Up For Pittsburgh

With a new 5-year window for franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and the stage set for the offense to take it’s place as the NFL’s best, the elephant in the room as far as the Pittsburgh Steelers are concerned is the status of their defense. It’s a defense that’s been undergoing…


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If Edge Rusher Gregory Slips, Will Pittsburgh Roll The Dice?

With the recent news of Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory’s failed drug test for marijuana at the NFL Combine, it’s fair to ponder if the once top-10 pick will suffer a draft day freefall, perhaps into the range of the Pittsburgh Steelers. With the draft only a month away, a…




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Antwon Blake Arrest Disappointing, But Little More

Many general managers dread the offseason for myriad different reasons. One of the biggest reasons for doing so are the late night phone calls informing you that one of your players has been arrested or gotten into some kind of trouble. The Pittsburgh Steelers received just such a call after…




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2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Offseason

We’ve shown you our series of mock draft simulations from Fanspeak.com. To start the week, we’ll take it one step further and mock an entire offseason. Fanspeak has let people like me nerd out, offering a “Managing the Cap” simulator in conjunction with Overthecap.com, a site dedicated to salary cap…


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The Pessimist’s Take – Mike Adams: Future Starter?

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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The Optimist’s Take – Mike Adams: Future Starter?

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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The Pessimist’s Take – Drafting A Left Tackle

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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The Optimist’s Take – Drafting A Left Tackle

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…




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Steelers Affinity For Big-Ten Players Apparent

When it comes to the art of drafting, it’s not just simply who runs the fastest 40 or who bench presses 225 pounds for the most reps. For every JaMarcus Russell, who made scouts drool over his intangibles, there’s a Tom Brady, who was given a low draft grade due…


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Steelers 2015 Early Offseason Draft Needs – Tackle

No matter how good your team may be doing, there will always be a vocal cross-section of the fan base that, at any given point during the season, is already looking at who their favorite team should be drafting the following spring. The Pittsburgh Steelers fan base is certainly no…


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Are The Steelers Finished Giving Second Chances?

In today’s NFL, players are expected to abide by a certain code of ethics and are given a very short leash as far as what’s expected of them. There’s a very fine line, and if you cross it or even tread it, Commissioner Roger Goodell has proven time and time…



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Can Pittsburgh Afford Gambling On Gifted CB Marcus Peters At 22?

View image | gettyimages.com Each and every year in the buildup to the NFL Draft, prospects are analyzed, dissected and picked apart by draft analysts nationwide, examining everything from relationship history to the lifestyles of their parents (the Dez Bryant fiasco). This year is no different, with University of Washington…


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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – LT Kelvin Beachum

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s…