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Steelers 2014 Rookie Watch 2.0

By Michael K. Reynolds The demise of Kevin Colbert as a draft guru has been greatly exaggerated. After a few years of milktoast performances the general manager of the Pittsburgh Steelers has come out swinging this year and the result has been one of the stronger draft classes in a very long time. Although it’s […]

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Witching Hour Is Near For Steelers Injured Rookie LB Jordan Zumwalt

To say that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie sixth-round draft pick Jordan Zumwalt is in jeopardy of not making the final 53 man roster is an understatement. In fact, you would be best served in saying that the young linebacker is in jeopardy of not making the practice squad at this point. According to Steelers head coach […]

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Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Cam Thomas

A week ago, Pittsburgh Steelers free agent acquisition Cam Thomas was forced to start at nose tackle due to the concussion suffered by Steve McLendon. In the team’s last game, he was able to play at left defensive end, where he is projected to begin the season as the starter. Because of the frequency in […]

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Roethlisberger Thinks His Tall Rookie Receiver Needs To Practice Better

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant is a lock to make the 53 man roster after being selected in the fourth-round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Clemson, but as of right now, he still has a lot of developing left to do before he’ll be allowed to get any reps with the […]

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Steelers Chris Hubbard, Shamarko Thomas Receive Top Marks From Pro Football Focus

After a poor showing in the first preseason game last week against the New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers backup left guard Chris Hubbard rebounded in the win over the Buffalo Bills Saturday night, according to Pro Football Focus. Hubbard was the highest rated offensive player (1.3) for the Steelers Saturday night as he edged out […]

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Defensive Line Picture Coming Into Focus

After two preseason games, it would seem that we are beginning to see certain positions stabilize in terms of the depth chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The defensive line in particular was an area of confusion, but clarity is slowly emerging. The second-team defensive line last night, for example, saw the combination of second-round pick […]

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Steelers vs Bills First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

Tonight, we are experimenting with some live blogging of the game. Please refresh frequently to get the latest updates on the game. The second half will have its own thread. The Pittsburgh Steelers failed to score an offensive touchdown in their preseason opener a week ago against the New York Giants. They will be looking to change […]

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15 Steelers Roster Bubble Players To Watch Closely Against Bills

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their second preseason game of 2014 Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills at Heinz Field and several roster spots are still up for grabs. Head coach Mike Tomlin said this past week that he expects a few players to make moves this week and below are 15 players on the […]

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Steelers vs Giants Film Review: Mike Adams Pass Protection Struggles

As much as I want to criticize the performance of third-year Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams against the New York Giants last week—and I will—the truth of the matter is that he actually didn’t play nearly as poorly as many post-game analyses would have you believe. If we consider simply the end result of the […]

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Steelers 2014 Training Camp Player By Player Recap: Offense

By Alex Kozora Brief player-by-player of how each of the Pittsburgh Steelers on the offensive side of the ball throughout training camp and the first preseason game. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger: Not that we were going to learn much more about him but it was another strong camp. A completion percentage that closed in on 70%, […]

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Steelers vs Giants Film Review: Shamarko Thomas

Earlier this offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive backs coach Carnell Lake told reporters that the plan for this season was to try to keep second-year defensive back Shamarko Thomas at his natural position of strong safety. But if he continues to play with the instincts and explosiveness that he showed a week ago against the New […]

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Steelers vs Giants Film Review: Maurkice Pouncey

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey had been out of football for about 11 months prior to the team’s preseason opener against the New York Giants a week ago. As we all know, he played just eight snaps of the 2013 season before a friendly fire impact tore up his knee and landed him on injured […]

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2014 Fantasy Football Profile: Steelers RB Dri Archer

By Tony DelSignore Jr. On the first offensive drive of the preseason opener against the New York Giants, the Pittsburgh Steelers lined up in a five wide receiver set. In the slot to the left side of the formation was rookie “offensive weapon” Dri Archer. Ben Roethlisberger stood in the shotgun, took the snap and […]

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Steelers vs Giants Film Review: Daniel McCullers

Even with starting nose tackle Steve McLendon missing the preseason opener against the New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie nose tackle Daniel McCullers still took third-team reps at the position behind Cam Thomas and Hebron Fangupo. He did play significantly more than Fangupo, however, who figures to be his primary competition in terms of winning […]

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Steelers vs Giants Film Review: Arthur Moats

Throughout the offseason, there seems to have been a fair bit of talk about the acquisition of Arthur Moats via free agency and how the signing could turn out to be one of the more underrated moves of the year. Though he only signed a veteran-minimum contract, he seems to have already established himself as […]

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Big Dan Makes Big Progress During Steelers Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their 2014 training camp Thursday with one final scrimmage against the Buffalo Bills and by the sound of things, big Dan McCullers made a big impression on head coach Mike Tomlin during his time in Latrobe. “He’s progressing. He’s doing a nice job of really working the techniques and really […]

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Several Players Sit Out Steelers Final Training Camp Practice Of 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers final training camp practice of 2014 is now underway at Saint Vincent College and several players will be sitting out the scrimmage against the Buffalo Bills. According to Alex Kozora, long snapper Greg Warren (knee), linebacker Jarvis Jones (groin), linebacker Jordan Zumwalt (groin?), linebacker Vince Williams (concussion), tight end Matt Spaeth (unknown), […]

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Tomlin Expects Starters To Get More Exposure Saturday Night Against Bills

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Buffalo Bills Saturday night at Heinz Field in their second preseason game of the 2014 season and head coach Mike Tomlin said during his Thursday press conference that he expects that the first-team players will play more this week than they did last week against the New York Giants. […]

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Steelers vs Giants Film Review: Josh Mauro Hustling

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie undrafted free agent Josh Mauro would seemed to have climbed the depth chart in advance of the team’s preseason matchup against the New York Giants this past Saturday. The Steelers released their first depth chart—meaningless as it might be—a few days in advance of the game, on which Mauro is still listed […]

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Steelers Putting Hubbard Back In The Cupboard

Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ramon Foster missed time early in training camp, having taken bereavement leave to cope with the loss of his mother. As a consequence, his vacated left guard spot had to be filled by somebody during practices until he returned. For the most part, that spot was occupied by second-year former undrafted free […]

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Steelers vs Giants Film Review: Mike Mitchell

Unfortunately for new Pittsburgh Steelers starting safety Mike Mitchell, the grand takeaway of his debut with his new team was no doubt the poor angle that he took on New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings’s 73-yard touchdown run right up the middle of the defense this past Saturday in the team’s preseason opener. Mitchell […]

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Value Of Veteran Steelers S Will Allen Will Be Known In A Few More Weeks

Last offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers looked like they were ready to finally move on from veteran safety Will Allen as he signed in March as an unrestricted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys. Allen’s time in Dallas wound up being short, however, and following his release in early October, he found himself back in Pittsburgh […]

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Steelers vs Giants Film Review: Kelvin Beachum

While third-year Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Kelvin Beachum has about a year’s worth of starting experience combined between his first two seasons, he enters this year, for the first time in his career, as a starter from the beginning of the season. Previously seen as the jack-of-all-trades of the offensive line group, Beachum has now […]

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‘Boo-Boo’ Still Limiting Steelers Rookie LB Ryan Shazier

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier is back in pads but the “boo-boo” that he suffered way back on August 3rd is still preventing him from fully participating in practice. “I’m trying to get back on the field as fast as possible,” Shazier said Monday, according to Scott Brown of ESPN.com. “I’m going to continue […]

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Steelers LS Greg Warren May Have Suffered A ‘Significant’ Leg Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers long snapper Greg Warren left Wednesday’s scrimmage against the Buffalo Bills early and after practice head coach Mike Tomlin told the media that the veteran might have suffered a significant leg injury, according to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Warren is no stranger to injuries as the Steelers long snapper has torn […]

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Bryan: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post First Preseason Game Edition

With the Pittsburgh Steelers now having one preseason game in the books, it’s now time for the latest installment of my 53 man roster prediction. If you would like to see my previous version, it is right here. In the comments below, tell me the selections you disagree with and which player makes it instead. How many of […]

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