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Steelers LS Greg Warren Makes 10th Trip To Latrobe For Training Camp

On most days, Pittsburgh Steelers long snapper Greg Warren can probably walk the streets of Pittsburgh without anyone recognizing him. While many players are recognizable because they play well, Warren is unrecognizable because of his solid play. That’s because long snappers are usually never talked about unless something goes wrong with one of their snaps. […]

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The Pre-Noll Era: Recapping The 1933 Season (Part Two)

By Alex Kozora Part Two of our two-part series recapping the Pittsburgh Steelers inaugural 1933 season. This part is a little bit shorter than part one but that’s due to most games being on the road and it produced shorter game reports. Game #5: October 15th, 1933: Green Bay Packers (47-0 Loss) This tied for […]

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The Pre-Noll Era: Recapping The 1933 Season (Part One)

By Alex Kozora Today’s world is one filled of information. Especially in the sports’ sector. Want to know Kent Graham’s yards per completion in 2000? I don’t know why you would, but it’s out there (13.3 by the way). However, not everything is readily accessible. Football’s early years are understandably not well recorded. Specifically, focusing […]

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Steelers Ranked Second In Most Well-Built Teams Of The 00s

For much of the early years of the modern National Football League, it seemed that there was often a dominant team throughout most, or at least a good portion, of a decade. Even prior to the NFL-AFL merger, for example, Vince Lombardi’s  Green Bay Packers were certainly the dominant football force, and they went on […]

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Jimmy Graham’s Franchise Tag Arbitration Brings Up Questions About Position

Earlier this week, an arbitrator ruled that New Orleans Saints “pass catcher” Jimmy Graham is indeed a tight end, and not a wide receiver, as he attempted to argue. The purpose of the challenge was to contend that the Saint’s franchise tag placed upon him was undervalued, because the value of the franchise tag for […]

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In Need Of Cornerback Depth, Ravens Sign Veterans Aaron Ross, Dominique Franks

In an effort to strengthen their depth at the cornerback position, the Baltimore Ravens signed two veteran free agents on Friday. Signed to the Ravens roster were cornerbacks Aaron Ross and Dominique Franks and the two are expected to push Chykie Brown and Asa Jackson for the No. 3 and No. 4 spots on the […]

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Digging Deeper Into A Fair Contract Extension For Steelers CB Cortez Allen

With the contract extension for Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey now out of the way, the team can now turn their attention to a few other players that are entering the final year of their rookie contracts. One of those players could be cornerback Cortez Allen, but it’s tough to find comparisons to the former […]

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Bills LB Brandon Spikes Looks Forward To Facing Steelers In Joint Training Camp Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Buffalo Bills for two joint practices this year during training camp and there’s already one player on the opposing team that’s looking forward to it. “We’re beating up on each other all time, now we get an opportunity to see another team,” Bills linebacker Brandon Spikes said. “You get […]

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Steelers Waived Nik Embernate With Failed Physical Designation

Several of you are curious as to why the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to waive guard Nik Embernate on Thursday and if he was waived injured. We now have more clarification on that move. According to the official NFL transaction release from Thursday, Embernate, who was originally signed last year as an undrafted free agent out […]

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Weighing The Pros And Cons Of An Expanded NFL Postseason

The NFL has been chomping at the bit to tinker with various things as of late, from television schedules, to minor rule tweaking, to moving the draft, to changing up the Pro Bowl. And now we’ve reached the point where they’d like to change the playoff landscape once again by adding an additional wildcard seed […]

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Report: Thanks To Teams Volunteering, Steelers Might Not Be Forced To Hard Knocks

While we will likely have to wait a few more weeks for the official word on which team will be the subject matter this year on the HBO training camp documentary “Hard Knocks”, a Wednesday report would lead you to believe that the Pittsburgh Steelers won’t be that team. According to Bart Hubbuch of the […]

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Report: Steelers Now One Of Three Teams Being Considered For Hard Knocks

It won’t be long until we find out which team will be the subject matter this year of the HBO documentary “Hard Knocks”, but it appears as though the Pittsburgh Steelers are now another step closer to being selected. According to Tomm Looney of Fox Sports Radio on Twitter, HBO and the NFL have now […]

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Former Steelers QB Earl Morrall Dies At 79

Quarterback Earl Morrall, who won three Super Bowls over the course of 21 NFL seasons, died Friday morning at the age of 79, according to the Naples News Daily. While many will remember Morrall for the years that he played for the Baltimore Colts and Miami Dolphins, he was also a member of the Pittsburgh […]

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Time And Date Now Set For Steelers Preseason Opener Against Giants

In addition to the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 schedule being released on Wednesday, we now know the time and date of the first preseason game on the road against the New York Giants. According to Steelers PR director Burt Lauten, that game against the Giants will take place on Saturday, Aug. 9. Kickoff at MetLife Stadium […]

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Steelers 2014 Preseason Schedule Features Games Against Giants, Bills, Eagles And Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 preseason schedule has now been released and the two home games this year will played against the Buffalo Bills and the Carolina Panthers. The Steelers two preseason road games will be against the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers will open the preseason on the road against the […]

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Buccaneers Trading Mike Williams To Bills Still Might Not Be Enough To Drop Mike Evans To Steelers

On Friday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded wide receiver Mike Williams to the Buffalo Bills for a sixth-round draft pick and as a result, it could wind up shaking things up a little bit in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Now that Williams is out of Tampa Bay, the Buccaneers very well […]

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Steelers 2014 Compensatory Draft Picks Expected To Be Awarded On Monday

The NFL owners’ meetings get underway Monday in Orlando, FL and if the league keeps the same schedule as last year, we should know what compensatory picks the Pittsburgh Steelers will be awarded by the end of that first day. Last offseason, the Steelers lost five unrestricted free agents that signed with other teams and […]

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James Starks Re-Signing With Green Bay Puts The Steelers In A Bind

The Green Bay Packers seem to have seen fit to undercut the Pittsburgh Steelers late last night, agreeing to terms on a new two-year contract with their own free agent running back, James Starks. Starks, of course, was set to visit Pittsburgh today, with a fair likelihood of working out a deal, but that visit […]

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Free Agent RB James Starks Is A Prime Candidate For A Qualifying Contract

Unless the Pittsburgh Steelers create more space via a restructure or extensions between now and June 2nd, they’ll have to carefully watch their free agent expenditures until $8 million in cap space opens up once the release of linebacker LaMarr Woodley hits the books. With Green Bay Packers unrestricted free agent running back James Starks […]

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Ravens Re-sign Veteran ILB Daryl Smith On Friday

For a little while, it looked as though the Baltimore Ravens might lose unrestricted free agent inside linebacker Daryl Smith, but Adam Schefter of ESPN is now reporting Friday morning that the two sides have agreed on a four-year contract worth $16.1 million. The Ravens had already lost fellow inside linebacker Jameel McClain to the […]

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Report: Former Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley Visitng Raiders On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially released linebacker LaMarr Woodley on Tuesday and as expected, he’s already drawing interest from other teams. According to a Wednesday morning report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, Woodley and former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck are both visiting the Oakland Raiders today, per his sources. The Raiders lost unrestricted […]

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Former Steelers Safety Ryan Mundy Lands With Chicago Bears

The safety position continues to be in high demand, with many having already switched teams and other high-profile ones scheduling visits. The top safety, Jairus Byrd, is scheduled to visit with the New Orleans Saints, and if signed, would make a hell of a pair with last year’s first-rounder, Kenny Vaccarro. Somewhat under the radar, […]

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DT Paul Soliai Signs With The Atlanta Falcons

Former Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Paul Soliai has quickly gone off the market, signing a five-year, $33 million contract to join the Atlanta Falcons. The contract includes $14.5 million guaranteed and $11 million in total value in the first year of the contract, averaging out to just under $7 million per season. The Falcons also […]

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Report: Browns Expected To Replace S T.J. Ward By Signing Donte Whitner

Amid reports surfacing that the Cleveland Browns have “significant” interest in trading with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Darrelle Revis, the Browns are not staying stationary at the safety position, either. According to Mary Kay Cabot, the Browns intend to sign former San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner as soon as the 4 PM opening […]

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Kozora: Free Agency Wish List

Free agency begins tomorrow. Although the Pittsburgh Steelers will never be big players, made especially likely with little cap space to work with, they still won’t stand completely still on the sidelines during this time. There aren’t any Eric Decker-caliber players below, but here’s a short wish list of free agents the Steelers should consider […]

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Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2000 Season

With the 2014 free agency signing period set to begin in less than a month, I figured we would run a series that takes a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. These free agent signing recaps will be limited to only free […]

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