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Film Room: Former Steelers DE Nick Williams

Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Nick Williams is playing with Hebron Fangupo in Kansas City. Josh Mauro is playing with Alameda Ta’amu in Arizona. And offensive lineman Wesley Johnson is out in New York playing with himself. These are the three players that the Steelers originally acquired who were lost…


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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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Stephon Tuitt Injury Reignites Fears Over Defensive Line Depth

The Pittsburgh Steelers managed to secure their first victory on the scoreboard during the 2015 preseason last afternoon, but when all was said and done, both participants certainly came off the field worse for wear. For their part, the Steelers had three players leave the field with injuries, including two…


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Preseason Expectations: Defensive End

Five games. 18 practices. That’s the allotted time the 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers will have to prove themselves before playing in a meaningful game. The preseason is unique in the sense that it’s the only time when the scoreboard doesn’t matter. 0-5, 5-0, it really isn’t going to matter. It’s the…


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A Steelers History Of Seventh Round Success Under Kevin Colbert

Since joining the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2000, Kevin Colbert—who has since been titled general manager—has been a part of 16 drafts, involving the selection of 20 players in the seventh round, but none has sparked as much discussion as that 20th player, safety Gerod Holliman, selected…


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Ethan Hemer Looking To Again Overcome Odds

When we talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive ends, there are a few common tropes. The greatness of Cameron Heyward, the promise of Stephon Tuitt, and the relentless jokes thrown at Cam Thomas. Obviously, there are several other, less talked about candidates at end. One trying to stick to the…



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The Steelers Future’s Report: Final Grades Part 1

With the future’s reports all wrapped up and training camp looming it is time to give final grades to all the futures players and assess their final ability. A few notes before we get into the evaluations. First off, this is not a roster prediction post. Grades are given off…



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L.T. Walton Drafted As A Sub-Package Fit

When the Pittsburgh Steelers’s natural sixth-round draft pick came on the clock, I don’t suspect that the name Leterrious “L.T.” Walton was on the tip of many people’s tongue. He’s not a player that I was previously familiar with, even if I had the sixth round pegged as an area…




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Tartt’s Physical Style Would Mesh Well In Pittsburgh

As small school sleepers go, the Pittsburgh Steelers tend to shy away from them unless they’re a late-round flier. Samford University isn’t exactly a football factory, but even the Steelers went to their well in the 7th round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Nick Williams was a talented but raw…