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Steelers Now Have 12 Former First Round Draft Picks Under Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed quarterback Michael Vick on Wednesday and being as he is a former first-round selection that means the team now has a total of 12 players who were originally drafted in the first round. While that number did seem high to me, research shows that the New York Jets currently have 13 former…


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Steelers Could Be Interested In Reunion With Players Lost Last Season

Under normal circumstances, the fear of losing fringe players either off of waivers or off the practice squad is frequently unjustified, or at least heavily imbalanced against the day-to-day reality of how frequently such things occur. Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Steve McLendon is entering his third season as the team’s…


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Four Interior Offensive Line Waiver Wire Options For The Steelers

If you listened to The Terrible Podcast Monday evening, I floated the idea of the Pittsburgh Steelers hunting for a ninth offensive lineman. Mike Adams has remains on the PUP following surgery. Who knows, maybe he suffers a setback and starts the year on reserve/PUP. Chris Hubbard and the slew of undrafted offensive lineman have…



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Thursday Night Preseason Week 1 Open Discussion Thread

Happy Thursday to all of you. If you are like me, you’re probably getting geared up to watch a little bit of football as there are six preseason games on the schedule for this evening. I am also giving a new live scoreboard feature a try tonight as well, so let…


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Garrett Hartley’s Career Field Goal Attempts Plus Split Stats

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed kicker Garrett Hartley on Tuesday and I have now compiled all of his career field goal attempts for you in the table below. As you will see, I even have the game-time temperature listed as well as the playing surface for each attempt. Now for a…


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New Steelers K Garrett Hartley Better On Grass Than On Turf

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran kicker Garrett Hartley on Tuesday to replace injured kicker Shaun Suisham and while the 29-year-old has been erratic at times during his long career with the New Orleans Saints, he appears to be somewhat reliable on grass. According to Brett Huston of Stats.com, Hartley has…






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Assessing The Steelers Free Agent Alternatives: Third-String Quarterback

So far in this series we’ve tackled the Pittsburgh Steelers running back position and offensive tackle position. Of course, the one position that may need better competition the most is at quarterback. It goes without saying that Ben Roethlisberger is locked in as the starter for years to come. Additionally,…



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Dallas Cowboys First Team In NFL To Adopt Virtual Reality Training

Earlier this offseason, a few months back, I wrote an article about the potential usefulness of virtual reality training tools, and the hypothetical interest that might exist among NFL teams for such a tool, although at the time it did not seem as though the idea was immediately heading anywhere….


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Omar Khan Unheralded Key To Steelers’ Success

Since 2010, the Seattle Seahawks sport a 50-30 record, a Super Bowl victory, and separated by a Malcolm Butler interception from another. They’ve found their franchise quarterback and can confidently claim having one of the best secondaries in the league. And I can’t quite figure out what fan base is…