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Replacing A Championship Roster – Bridging The Gap Between Smith And Tuitt

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Free Agents Signed By Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Usually Make Final 53 Man Roster

The Pittsburgh Steelers were very busy this offseason when it came to signing free agents as eight have already been added. Three of those eight players added are considered street free agents as they were released outright by their previous teams earlier in the offseason. How many of these eight players will fail to ultimately […]

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Steelers Draft History Under Tomlin – Defensive End

With the 2014 NFL Draft coming up in a bit, and having finished taking stock of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster, it’s now time to look back and see how the team assembled the roster they currently have through the draft. It would be most simple to set a dividing line at 2007, the year Mike […]

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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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Titans Hire Former Steelers DL Nick Eason As Assistant Defensive Line Coach

A former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman is now a coach for the Tennessee Titans as Nick Eason was hired Thursday as a defensive line assistant by new head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Eason was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft out of Clemson, but his rookie season was cut short by […]

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Maurkice Pouncey Wins Steelers Ed Block Courage Award For 2012

ETA: The report below by Bires that Pouncey had won the award was incorrect as it was announced on Wednesday that Willie Colon won the 2012 award. Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times reports via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has been named the teams\’ Ed Block Courage Award winner for the […]

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Steelers Awarded Three 2012 7th Round Compensatory Draft Picks

Surprise, surprise, surprise! The 2012 compensatory draft picks were doled out today at the NFL owners meetings and the Pittsburgh Steelers received three 7th round compensatory picks for the loss of tight end Matt Spaeth, defensive tackle Nick Eason and linebacker Keyaron Fox presumably. As I posted early this morning it was looking like the […]

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Report: Steelers Likely To Receive Just One 7th Round Compensatory Draft Pick This Week

The NFL owners meetings get underway Monday down in Florida at that means the 2012 compensatory draft picks will be awarded for 2011 unrestricted free agents lost sometime this week. Compensatory picks are awarded by using a formula based on salary, playing time and postseason honors and is also weighed against any unrestricted free agents […]

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History Of Steelers Free Agency Signings Under Kevin Colbert

The 2012 NFL free agency signing period is in full swing now and a lot of the major signings are now behind us. The Pittsburgh Steelers have yet to lose any of their own unrestricted free agents up until this point and as usual they have yet to sign any unrestricted free agents to no […]

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Not Signing Own Unrestricted Free Agents Prior To Free Agency Is Nothing New For Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert suggested on Monday that none of the team\’s remaining 10 unrestricted free agents will be re-signed before the free agency period begins on March 13th and while this news may sound out of the ordinary for some, it is really nothing out of the ordinary for them. The Steelers have […]

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Steelers Likely To Be Awarded Two 7th Round Compensatory 2012 Draft Picks

While the 2012 compensatory draft picks will not be announced until the league meetings in March, it is pretty easy to guess that the Steelers at worst will receive two 7th round compensatory draft picks for the loss of unrestricted free agents, tight end Matt Spaeth and defensive tackle Nick Eason, last offseason. Compensatory picks […]

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More Steelers Cardinals Observations

I have gone back through the game to do my initial breakdown and start some charting. Here are my expanded observations not mentioned in the game recap of the Steelers week 7 win over the Arizona Cardinals. What can you say about Mike Wallace that has not already been said and seen on tape? It […]

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Max Starks Voted Winner Of Steelers 2011 Ed Block Courage Award

The Steelers players have voted left tackle Max Starks the team winner of the 2011 Ed Block Courage Award according to Starks himself on Twitter. The award honors one player from each of the NFL teams who, in the eyes of his teammates, best exemplifies and displays courage. The award is named in memory of […]

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Steelers FA LB Keyaron Fox Signs With Redskins

A third Steelers unrestricted free agent has now found himself a new team as Steelers Digest reported on Twitter that linebacker Keyaron Fox has signed with the Redskins. Fox was the Steelers special teams captain in 2010 and spent three season with the Steelers after he was signed in 2008 as a free agent. Fox […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day One Recap

The Steelers 2011 training camp has begun in Latrobe and here is a quick recap of what happened today in case you missed anything. The day started with the official announcement that both tackle Max Starks and wide receiver Antwaan Randle El were being released. The surprising Starks news broke last night and the not […]

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DE Nick Eason Agrees To Terms With Cardinals

Another former Steelers player is headed to Pittsburgh West as defensive end Nick Eason has agreed to a two-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals according to John Clayton. Eason will be re-united with Ray Horton, the Steelers former defensive backs coach, who is now the Cardinals defensive coordinator. Eason signed with the Steelers as an […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday May 12th – Korky Goes to Jail Edition

Former Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart was booked into jail of Alpharetta, Georgia on Wednesday after being charged with driving with a suspended license when stopped for speeding. Stewart was out on a $3,000 bond about four hours later. What is it about Georgia and Steelers quarterbacks? I wonder what sweater he wore for the mug […]

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Heyward Selection Was Classic Best Player Available That Met A Need

If the selection of Ohio State defensive end Cameron Heyward by the Steelers in the 1st round of the 2011 NFL Draft surprised you, it shouldn\’t have. As I mentioned in my post way back in mid-March, I pointed out the Kevin Colbert drafting style in relation to best player available and warned those that […]

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Steelers Draft DE Cameron Heyward With 31st Pick Of 1st Round

The Steelers drafted defensive end Cameron Heyward, from Ohio State with the 31st pick in the 1st round of the 2011 NFL draft. More info coming shortly with a complete profile. Heyward is a classic 5 technique defensive end that played in the Ohio State 3-4 defense and his father was former NFL running back […]

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2011 Steelers Mock Draft Version 5.0

Doing mock drafts is like arguing with your wife, you are sure to never win. As more and more scouting reports come in and you watch hours and hours of whatever footage you can find on a player, your mind starts playing tricks on you. I read and watch everything I can get my hands […]

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Steelers 2011 Roster As It Stands Today – Players Under Contract

During the Steelers pre draft press conference today Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert said, “We\’re going to pick based on our team as it currently stands,” Colbert said. “I don\’t know how it currently stands because there\’s different possibilities that exist. But when the lockout began this is our team as we know […]

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2011 Steelers Mock Draft 4.0

It\’s Monday again and time for me to update my mock draft after watching more tape this past week and fine tuning mostly some of the early round picks. In my last Steelers mock draft I had Sam Acho as the second round selection and admitted that it might be a stretch. After further thought, […]

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A Look At The Unsettled Roster Spots On The Steelers 53 Man Roster

Now that things have died down a bit before the draft, I figured it was a good time to look at the potential roster spots on the 53 man roster that one could consider as being unsettled at this point late in March. Several of these spots will close up quickly as soon as we […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday February 18th – Colbert A Flozell Fan Edition

Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert says the Steelers would like to have tackle Flozell Adams back for a 14th NFL season. Colbert commented on several other things as well when Bob Labriola caught up with him recently. John Harris list some potential candidates for the vacant secondary coach position and reasons behind each. The […]

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Steelers 2011 Free Agents Player Analysis: Nick Eason

Defensive End Nick Eason – Steelers 2011 Free Agent Free Agent Classification: UFA (unrestricted free agent) 2010 Salary Estimation: $755,000 Base – $755,000 Cap Charge Analysis: We continue our breakdown player by player at each Steelers free agents as we head deeper into the offseason and free agency. Next up for analysis is defensive end […]

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Steelers 2011 Draft Needs – An Early Look

There is still labor strife uncertainty and a possible lockout on the horizon, but we are going to go ahead as if there will indeed be a draft and start talking about the Steelers 2011 draft needs. If you want to take a look at the roster and what players contracts are up and who […]

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