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Remembering The Trade Of Santonio Holmes To The Jets Four Years Ago

It was four years ago Saturday that the Pittsburgh Steelers traded away wide receiver Santonio Holmes to the New York Jets for a measly fifth-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, but that trade couldn’t have worked out any better. Holmes, who was about to enter into the final year of his rookie contract at […]

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Steelers Struggled To Register Unblocked Pressure On Defense

Last week, we took a look at how the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line handled pressure, and how much of it came unblocked as a result of missed reads or overloaded blitzes. Pro Football Focus catalogued the data, and it revealed that by the end of the season, the Steelers were among the best at controlling […]

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Report: Steelers One Of Three Teams Expected To Meet With Camp Of Maurice Jones-Drew This Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers recently met with Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew and they’re not the only ones interested in him. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the New York Jets and New England Patriots also have interest in Jones-Drew, and all three teams are expected to meet with […]

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Red Zone Production Of New Steelers WR Lance Moore Over Course Of Career

We have already finished our study of new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore as it relates to the success he’s had over the course of his career on third downs and play on the road. Today, we will have a look at his production in the red zone. In the sortable table below, I […]

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Michael Palmer Signing Could Put The Pressure On David Paulson

The Pittsburgh Steelers inked two players to contracts yesterday, the far less interesting of the two being tight end Michael Palmer. Palmer was the blocking complement to Tony Gonzalez with the Atlanta Falcons before being released last offseason, ultimately finding his way to Pittsburgh late in the offseason. With both Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth […]

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Is Lance Moore An Even Better Third Down Wide Receiver Than Jerricho Cotchery Is?

When the Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery prior to the start of the 2011 season, one of the things that got me excited about him was his ability to move the chains on third downs. Now that he’s gone, the Steelers have signed former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore to assume […]

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Former Steelers G Willie Colon And His Injury Bug Get One More Year With The Jets

Much like the Energizer Bunny, former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Willie Colon keeps going and going, and going. On Wednesday, Colon re-signed with the New York Jets and the Hofstra product will get his wish to remain near is hometown of the Bronx. Colon, who was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Jerricho Cotchery Now Has A Big Decision To Make

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery thankfully left Charlotte without  signing a contract with the Carolina Panthers and now will reportedly decide over the course of the next few days where he will play in 2014. Being as this will likely be Cotchery’s last contract, it’s good that he’s decided […]

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Report: Jets Don’t Expect To Sign Steelers Free Agent S Ryan Clark

Earlier in the day, it was reported that the New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens both have interest in Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent safety Ryan Clark. Now, Dianna Marie Russini of NBC News 4 in Washington, D.C is reporting on Twitter that sources tell her that the Jets do not expect to sign him. […]

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Report: Ravens, Jets Have Interest In Steelers Free Agent S Ryan Clark

Could Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent safety Ryan Clark really wind up with the Baltimore Ravens in 2014? According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today Sports, it’s a possibility. Pelissero reported Monday on Twitter that he recently talked to Clark and the veteran safety told him that not only are the Ravens interested in him, […]

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By Re-signing Julian Edelman, The Patriots Look Like They’re Over Emmanuel Sanders

The New England Patriots are definitely not taking off the first Saturday of the free agent signing period as just hours after it was announced they had signed former Seattle Seahawks defensive back Brandon Browner, it’s not being reported they have re-signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Julian Edelman. While it appears as though the […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Emmanuel Sanders To Meet With 49ers On Saturday

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is really racking up the frequent flier miles this week and he’s switching time zones in the process as he continues to shop his services around the league. Sanders, who met with the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday, will now reportedly meet with the San Francisco […]

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Recapping The Steelers Third Day Of Free Agency

Day three of the 2014 league year was pretty busy for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but that action related to them only included them losing another one of their own unrestricted free agents and scheduling visits with a few from other teams. If you missed any of the Thursday news, here is a quick recap for […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Emmanuel Sanders To Visit With Chiefs On Friday

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has finished his tour of Florida, it appears as though he will be headed northwest to visit with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. Sanders visited with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday and the Tampa Bay […]

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Now That WR Eric Decker Is Off The Market, Will Emmanuel Sanders Be Next?

The New York Jets announced late Wednesday night that they have come to terms with Denver Broncos unrestricted free agent wide receiver Eric Decker, so you have to think that puts Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders one step closer to finding a new home for 2014. The Jets were rumored to […]

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Browns Add Depth By Signing Former Jets CB Isaiah Trufant On Wednesday

The Cleveland Browns entered the new league year with a lot of holes to fill and a lot of cap space to fill them with. After a busy Tuesday that included them signing a pair of free agents, linebacker Karlos Dansby and safety Donte Whitner, to four-year contracts, the Browns have started off Wednesday by adding yet another player […]

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Jets Release Former Steelers WR Santonio Holmes

The New York Jets have just released former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes. Holmes was a highly productive player for Mark Sanchez and the Jets in his first couple of seasons in New York, but he has been highly limited over the past two seasons due to significant injuries. The Steelers drafted Holmes out […]

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Former Steeler Willie Colon Will Hit The Open Market

According to Rich Cimini writing for ESPN New York, the New York Jets intend to let free agent offensive lineman and former Pittsburgh Steeler Willie Colon hit the open market after playing out his one-year contract. Colon, drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 draft by Pittsburgh, played there for the first seven seasons […]

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Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2011 Season

With the 2014 free agency signing period now less than two weeks away, we have been gearing up for it by taking a look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have recapped the first eleven years of Colbert’s tenure […]

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Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald Took Home Gold Monday In The Underwear Olympics

If the NFL Scouting Combine is the equivalent of the Underwear Olympics, then Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald won a gold medal Monday in Indianapolis. Donald, who is considered a bit undersized for a defensive tackle at nearly 6-foot-1 and weighing 285 pounds, ran a 4.68 40-yard dash on Monday with an unofficial 1.59 10-yard […]

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Steelers Are Prepared For WR Emmanuel Sanders To Test Free Agency

Last offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to match the one-year, $2.5 million restricted offer sheet that wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders signed with the New England Patriots. On Thursday at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, general manager Kevin Colbert was asked to reflect on that decision. “I think any decision you look back on, you start […]

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Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2007 Season

The 2014 free agency signing period is getting ever nearer and in preparation for it, we will continue on with our look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have recapped the first seven years of Colbert’s tenure in Pittsburgh […]

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Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2002 Season

With the 2014 free agency signing period now just a few weeks away, we are taking a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have ecapped the 200 and 2001 seasons and today we will look at what happened prior […]

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NFL.com Draftnik Daniel Jeremiah Still Has Steelers Drafting FSU WR Kelvin Benjamin In First Round

NFL.com draftnik Daniel Jeremiah has released his second mock draft of the offseason and he hasn’t changed his opinion on who he thinks the Pittsburgh Steelers will select with the 15th overall pick. Just as he did in his first mock draft a month ago, Jeremiah has the Steelers drafting Florida State wide receiver Kelvin […]

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Soon-To-Be Free Agent WR Emmanuel Sanders Has Parted Ways With Agent Jordan Woy

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will be an unrestricted free agent at the start of the new league year and his preparation for the momentous occasion as already begun as he has reportedly fired his original agent. According to Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal, Sanders has parted ways with Jordan Woy, who […]

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Santonio Holmes Back To Pittsburgh? Not A Chance

The New York Jets are expected to make wide receiver Santonio Holmes a salary cap casualty between now and the start of the new league year and there’s been more than one person that has asked me if I thought the Pittsburgh Steelers might be interested in bringing him back if the price is right. […]

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