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2008-10 NFL Drafts Continue To Haunt Steelers

In the NFL Draft, your first and second rounders are the lifeblood of your team, as they’re obviously the cream of the crop when it comes to talent available. There’s usually a far cry between the #1 overall pick and Mr. Irrelevant, unless of course your name happens to be…

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Martavis Bryant, The Big Receiver Ben Has Been Clamoring For

Ever since Plaxico Burress left following Ben Roethlisberger’s rookie season, the Steelers quarterback has been lobbying for a taller target, oftentimes through the media. The 6-foot-5 Burress only started 11 games that year , but as coincidence would have it, he posted the best yards-per-catch average of his career when Roethlisberger…


Sammie Coates Bears Similarities To Martavis Bryant

Bypassing other potential needs, or ‘wants’, in the third round after securing their outside linebacker and cornerback in the first two rounds of the draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers chose to add depth to a strength position by drafting wide receiver Sammie Coates with the 87th overall pick. Coates is, of…


New Steelers WR Sammie Coates Was King Of The Long TDs At Auburn

New Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates caught 82 passes for 1,757 yards during his career at Auburn and 13 of those resulted in touchdowns. What’s even more impressive, however, is the fact that 12 of them were 33 yards or longer. Coates scores came from distances of 33, 9,…

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Antonio Brown Had Nothing Left To Achieve With Absence

A week after failing to report for voluntary workouts at the team facility, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was there yesterday with his teammates, participating in the offseason process as everybody else was. Thus ending the minor controversy. I just hope that too many people didn’t decide to burn…

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Antonio Brown Putting Self First, And That’s Okay

As much as we like to think of the players on our teams, particularly our favorite players, as a cut above the rest and loyal to the cause, it’s important to occasionally take a step back and view the game from the player’s perspective, as an employee. An NFL team…


Antonio Brown Holdout Could Lead To More Reps For Young Wideouts

While it’s still very unclear just how the Antonio Brown situation will ultimately play out, given that we have just learned about it after his agent reportedly leaked the information to the media, I do think it’s safe to presume that, more likely than not, coming opening day, he will…

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Steelers, Antonio Brown Both Took A Risk On 2012 Contract

It was reported yesterday that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is seeking a new contract following two consecutive All-Pro seasons during which he broke the franchise’s single-season receiving yardage record, taking down both the receptions and receiving touchdown records along with him as well in 2014. Brown led the…


Steelers Showing Genuine Interest In Drafting WR Early

Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers continued to play host to draft hopefuls, with Friday’s edition featuring Arizona State wide receiver Jaelen Strong. The 19th out of state pre-draft visit thus far, Strong is the fifth wide receiver that the Steelers have brought in to the South Side thus far, out of…


AB Proving Size Isn’t Everything In NFL WR Hierarchy

In the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected an unknown wide receiver from Central Michigan who would likely be relegated to special teams duties, if that. However, Antonio Brown showed a glimpse of things to come in his NFL debut that year versus Tennessee, as…

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Antonio Brown Has Left Many Doubters In His Wake

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is arguably the best wide receiver in the league right now, but it hasn’t always been that way; he has come a long way since entering the league. A far more radical shift, however, is in how Brown has been viewed around the league….