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Report: Steelers In The Market For A Free Agent Returner

The Pittsburgh Steelers have yet to sign an outside free agent so far during the new league year, but they do have a Friday visit scheduled with former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams and are reportedly interested in New Orleans Saints free agent cornerback Patrick Robinson. Now comes word…



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As Expected, Raiders Have Released DE LaMarr Woodley

As expected, the Oakland Raiders released defensive end LaMarr Woodley on Thursday and now the 30-year-old former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker will get a small jump on the free agent competition with the new league year scheduled to start Tuesday afternoon. Woodley suffered a torn triceps last season and only…


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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Contract Restructures, Upcoming Free Agency Signing Period & More

Season 5, Episode 84 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with David Todd get right into talking about the recent article posted by Greg Bedard in the MMQB as it relates to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds in addition to the recent contract restructures that the team did. With free agency about to…


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Raiders Expected To Release LaMarr Woodley Soon

As expected, the Oakland Raiders will be parting ways with defensive end LaMarr Woodley at some point next week, according to Fallon Smith of CSN Bay Area. Woodley, who signed a two-year deal reportedly worth up to $12 million last offseason after he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers, registered…


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Sensible For Steelers To Show Interest In LB Brian Orakpo

Usually this time of year, as the start of free agency looms, and cuts are made, the Pittsburgh Steelers sit back and watch the rest of the NFL landscape partake in the bonanza. Perennial bottom feeders like the Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins often go crazy, choosing to…


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Rod Woodson Hired As Raiders Assistant Defensive Backs Coach

Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Rod Woodson is back coaching again with Oakland Raiders as the team announced Monday that the Hall of Famer will be their new assistant defensive backs coach. Woodson, who coached Oakland’s cornerbacks in 2011, played the final two years of his career with the Raiders. In…


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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – S Mike Mitchell

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s…



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Would You Be Willing To Woodley One More Time?

When you look at the Pittsburgh Steelers early salary cap situation for 2015 as the team heads off into the offseason, you cant help but notice the nearly $9.5 million in dead money that the team is scheduled to be charged next season. $8.58 million of that dead money is…


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Steelers 2015 Opponents Now Set

After winning the AFC North Sunday night with a 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers opponents for the 2015 season have now been finalized. In 2015 the Steelers will host the Denver Broncos, Indianapolis Colts, Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers in addition to the Bengals, Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns. As…


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Steelers 2015 Opponents To Be Finalized Sunday

For several years now, the NFL has used a pretty simple plan for determining future opponents of every team in the league and because of that we’ve known for quite some time all but two of the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in 2015. By the time Sunday ends,…


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Steelers Will Play For First Round Home Playoff Game Next Sunday

When the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Cincinnati Bengals next Sunday at Heinz Field, not only will they be playing for the AFC North title, they’ll also be playing for a first-round home Wild Card game. Thanks to the Indianapolis Colts being blown out Sunday by the Dallas Cowboys, they will…


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Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs Scouting Report

Scouting report on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 16 opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs. OFFENSE – Alex Smith leads the bunch. You can call him a “game manager” and it’s true this isn’t a vertical offense but he’s still been a good QB. After throwing three picks in Week One, he’s…




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While Not His Speciality, Chiefs QB Alex Smith Can Still Go Deep

Against the Atlanta Falcons this past Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers defense allowed quarterback Matt Ryan to complete 4-of-6 passes thrown more than 15 yards past the line of scrimmage. While allowing 66.7% of all deep passes to completed against you is never a good thing, at least only one of…


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Steelers To Face Chiefs Top-Rated Red Zone Defense This Sunday

When the Kansas City Chiefs visit Heinz Field this Sunday to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers, they’ll bring with them the leagues’ top-rated red zone defense. So far this season, the Chiefs defense has only allowed 18 scores out of 47 trips (38.3%) inside their red zone. On top of…



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Steelers Open As 3.5-Point Home Favorites Over Chiefs

After two consecutive road games the Pittsburgh Steelers will return home next Sunday to Heinz Field to play the Kansas City Chiefs and they’ll have an opportunity to secure a playoff spot with a win. Late Sunday evening the Steelers opened as 3.5-point home favorites over the Chiefs who beat…


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The Steelers Playoffs Crystal Ball: Game 14

By Michael K. Reynolds Prescriptions for anti-depressants dipped dramatically in Pittsburgh this week following the Pittsburgh Steelers impressive victory against the Cincinnati Bengals last weekend. Equally important for Steelers Nation, many of the AFC’s top Wildcard contenders followed the dream script by losing their key matches including the Cleveland Browns,…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals last Sunday. First Half – KR unit. Front five. Darrius Heyward-Bey, Robert Golden, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, Antwon Blake. Michael Palmer/Matt Spaeth, Cody Wallace/Will Johnson. Josh Harris served as the upback for Markus Wheaton. –…


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Steelers Film Room: Red Rifle Read-Option

In the Sunday win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense allowed quarterback Andy Dalton to dash 20 yards on a read-option play for a touchdown in the second quarter. That play brought back bad memories of the long touchdown run last season by Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor…


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Steelers Exit Week 14 As Fifth Seed In AFC

In addition to the Pittsburgh Steelers beating the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, several other games around the league broke their way as well and as a result they’ll now enter Week 15 as the fifth seed in the AFC. The Steelers entered Week 14 as the 10th place team in the…