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Ravens Penalties Reflect NFL’s Belief Rule Violation Was No Accident

Earlier this month, the Baltimore Ravens were ‘made aware’ of the fact that they were in violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement by having their rookie and first-year players don pads during the team’s rookie minicamp until they were ‘informed’ otherwise by their NFLPA representative, tight end Benjamin Watson. Last…



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Sammie Coates Now A Highly-Conditioned Athlete

Looking back at least season, with the exception of first-round outside linebacker Bud Dupree—and possibly fifth-round tight end Jesse James—the Pittsburgh Steelers received very little in the way of contributions from their 2015 NFL Draft class. Of course, a big factor in that equation was the fact that second-round cornerback…


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Steelers Begin OTAs On Competitive Note

In nearly every training camp practice last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers started the same way: a seven shots period. Ball on the two, seven snaps, only one winner. Mike Tomlin took no issue in replicating that to kick off yesterday’s OTA practice. Speaking to the media, Ben Roethlisberger talked about the Steelers…



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Recap Of Steelers Injured Players Ahead Of First OTA Practices Of 2016

With the Pittsburgh Steelers set to begin their annual OTA practices on Tuesday, here is a quick recap of the players who entered the offseason with injuries and those who had surgeries scheduled. C Maurkice Pouncey (fibula) – Pouncey might not be allowed to participate in practices this coming week…


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Film Room: Cover 3 Still A Steelers’ Staple

When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense, you probably circle a couple of common concepts: tough, hard-hitting, stellar run defense, and a potent pass rush. That’s been a constant since the 1970s. But the scheme wrapped around those core football values has evolved. Bud Carson’s Cover 2, a 4-3…




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Mike Tomlin Teams Up With Baltimore Cancer Foundation

When Mike Tomlin visits Baltimore, his usual goal is to beat the Ravens. Tomlin returned to the city last night but in a mission to defeat cancer, not another football team. At first glance, that may seem a little unusual. But his journey is for a terrific cause with a…


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Steelers Forging San Diego Pipeline With Free Agent Signings

Over the course of the past decade, we have joked about the emergence of ‘Steelers West’, referring to the Arizona Cardinals beginning with the 2007 season, during which former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt took over the head coaching job—now occupied by former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. Within…



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College Production Again A Major Theme In Steelers’ 2016 Draft Class

During the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ approach seemed to feel just a bit different in some ways, and that was somewhat validated during the team’s post-draft press conference, when Coach Mike Tomlin and General Manager Kevin Colbert frequently made references to ‘production’ in relation to the majority of…


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Mike Tomlin Announces WR Marcus Tucker’s Signing In An Awesome Way

Super cool story dug up by MLive.com yesterday. Northern Michigan wide receiver Marcus Tucker was one of four tryout players to sign a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers following the team’s three day rookie minicamp. Usually, a front office member pulls the player aside, notifying them the team is going…