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Randy Fichtner Expects Landry Jones To Be Steelers’ #2 Quarterback

It has been an eventful, though not always pretty, professional career for Landry Jones. But in his fourth season, he may have finally settled in. Quarterbacks coach Randy Ficthtner spoke to Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley at the end of last week’s minicamp and had nothing but praise for Jones. While he…



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Alan Faneca To Join Steelers In Training Camp

It was fairly exciting news when we saw Alan Faneca show up with the Pittsburgh Steelers during OTAs, only to learn that he was actually serving as an intern assistant offensive line coach with Mike Munchak during the team’s spring drills through OTAs and minicamp. Minicamp just ended a couple…


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Video: Bruce Arians Details Abrupt Divorce From Steelers

Even though it’s now been more than four years since the Pittsburgh Steelers and Bruce Arians parted ways, the way the divorce took place still manages to get discussed occasionally. In an upcoming interview that’s set to debut Tuesday night on HBO’s Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel, Arians opened up…


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Keith Butler, Steelers Need To Play A Consistent 11 In 2016

Keith Butler’s first season at the defensive coordinator helm was largely a success. The Steelers’ run defense improved, their red zone play stellar, and as a team, they were able to generate pressure and sacks. Room for improvement just like anyone else but overall, it was solid. There are several…


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Maurkice Pouncey Tells ESPN He Had Seven Surgeries On His Leg

If the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Super Bowl this year, they’ll capture their 7th Lombardi trophy. No one might be happier than Maurkice Pouncey, who underwent just as many surgeries over the course of the last year. He tells ESPN, as written by beat writer Jeremy Fowler here, that he…


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Tomlin Stresses Conditioning As Steelers Break Minicamp

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their 2016 mandatory minicamp on Thursday and afterwards head coach Mike Tomlin gave the media some brief overall thoughts on what he’s observed over the course of the last several weeks. “It’s been a great camp, it’s been a great offseason and by that I…


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Le’Veon Bell Drops More Weight During Offseason

Minicamp has just wrapped up today, leaving the Pittsburgh Steelers’ well of news pretty dry for the next six weeks. But Chris Bradford of the Beaver County Times left us one pretty juicy nugget to go out on. Le’Veon Bell said he is somewhere between the 210-215 pound range, according to a…


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Shamarko Thomas Benefiting From Running With First-Team Defense

Aside from the time that he missed during training camp after being sidelined with a shoulder injury following a tackle in practice, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas spent the entire offseason running with the first-team defense. And so far, that is where he has been yet again, running with the…


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Steelers Open To Bell-Williams Dual Backfield

Generally, when somebody says that they would like to see a team run more two-back sets, they are not referring two one halfback and one fullback—that is, the sort of bulldozing fullback who very nearly exclusively serves only as a lead blocker. What they are usually referring to is a…


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Browns’ Training Camp To Have Different Feel Under New Regime

When Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin first came to the team in 2007, there was some discussion over whether or not he had worked his players too hard during his rookie season, which helped contribute to them wearing down and sustaining injuries late in the year. The following year,…


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Tomlin Says Backup QB Job Might Be Determined By Painful Evidence

During the remainder of the offseason the Pittsburgh Steelers need to figure out whether Bruce Gradkowski or Landry Jones will be the team’s second-string quarterback behind starter Ben Roethlisberger. At the conclusion of the team’s Wednesday minicamp practice, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was first asked if he knew when…


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Mike Tomlin Isn’t Scared By Rookie Artie Burns’ Ability To Listen

Including the team’s rookie minicamp, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns has now participated in 13 total practices as he heads into day-two of the annual mandatory minicamp. That’s likely more than enough time for Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin to get a good grasp on what this year’s first-round draft pick…


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Mike Tomlin Has Had A Complicated Relationship With Two-Point Conversions

It doesn’t seem all that long ago that you couldn’t even force Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin to attempt a two-point conversion in any but the most clear-cut and straightforward scenarios. Yesterday, we hear talk of him discussing with his quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, whether or not the offense should…


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Roethlisberger, Tomlin Want To Go For Two Every Time

Mike Tomlin is never one to live in his fears. And no quarterback has ever turned down the chance to put up more points. So it’s a perfect marriage for the Pittsburgh Steelers to continue their aggressiveness on two-point conversions. And if the words from Ben Roethlisberger today are an…