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A QB-Neutral Look At Darrius Heyward-Bey’s History Of Drops

The Pittsburgh Steelers made it official yesterday by signing former Oakland Raiders and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey in a move surely aimed toward replenishing the depth and patching holes caused by free agency departures ahead of the draft in May. The contract was a one-year deal, most certainly for the veteran-minimum value for […]

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Heyward-Bey Signing May Do More Harm Than Good

The Pittsburgh Steelers will reportedly kick the tires on former Oakland Raiders and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey later today, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. This continues a theme of the organization looking to plug some of the few remaining holes on the roster, coming on the heels of the signing […]

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McCain Signing Gives Steelers Tomlin’s Four Corners

Following a relative flurry of activity during the calendar month of March, the Pittsburgh Steelers snuck in one last signing on April 1 in order to make a fool out of myself and others who believed that they were done maneuvering for now. And Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the Steelers intend […]

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Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew To Sign With Raiders

Free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is going home. According to multiple reports, the longtime Jacksonville Jaguars running back will sign a three-year deal with the Oakland Raiders on Friday. Jones-Drew, who played his college football at UCLA, was born in Oakland and his addition to the Raiders will help provide depth behind the oft-injured […]

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Report: Jaguars Free Agent RB Maurice-Jones-Drew To Meet With Raiders

Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is still looking for a home for the 2014 season and another team will be hosting him for a visit Thursday night and Friday. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Jones-Drew, who visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the end of last week, is scheduled […]

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Raiders Think More Weight Will Help Former Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley Stay Healthy

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley is now a defensive end with the Oakland Raiders and his new head coach Dennis Allen thinks he knows why the former second-round draft pick may have had problems staying healthy the last two and a half seasons when asked at the NFL owner’s meetings if his new […]

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As Of Monday Evening, Bills Free Agent DL Alex Carrington Still Remains Unsigned

As of Monday evening, we still have no idea where Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington will play in 2014. Carrington, who has visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns so far this offseason, reportedly has the St. Louis Rams interested in him as well, but has yet to visit […]

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Breakdown Of New Steelers NT Cam Thomas

By Alex Kozora Using the All-22 Coaches Tape, an evaluation of nose tackle Cam Thomas. Beginning with individual game breakdowns and notes. I watched four games of Thomas in 2013. For each, I did a pre and post snap tally. Looked at the following categories. Pre-Snap Snaps at Zero or One Tech Three Tech Five […]

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Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Remains Unsigned Following Visit With Browns

Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington met with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday and currently remains unsigned heading into Friday. Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reported Thursday on Twitter that Carrington, who visited with the Steelers last Friday, had his meeting on Wednesday with the Browns and that it did not […]

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Cleveland Browns Confirm Visit With Free Agent DE Alex Carrington

According to ESPN’s Pat McManamon, as well as The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot, the Cleveland Browns have confirmed a visit by free agent defensive end Alex Carrington, with whom the Pittsburgh Steelers have interest. While the Steelers have limited cap space, and are currently swinging on the pendulum of Jerricho Cotchery’s decision to […]

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Rams Interest In Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Might Increase Soon

The Pittsburgh Steelers are more than likely keeping close tabs on Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington, but they aren’t the only ones. While Carrington has yet to visit with the St. Louis Rams, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Wednesday that could change in the near future now that former Chicago […]

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What’s Left For The Steelers To Do After One Week Of Free Agency?

The 2014 free agency signing period is now into its second week and the pace of signings has slowed considerable. The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed two unrestricted free agents from other teams so far, but will likely sign a few more prior to the start of training camp. Here, now, is a look at the […]

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A Look At What The Steelers May Have Offered Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington

The status of Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington currently remains in limbo following his visits with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders, and now one has to wonder what kind of money he is looking for at this point. First, it’s important to remember that Carrington only played in three games last […]

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Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Left Monday Visit With Raiders Unsigned

Buffalo Bills unrestricted free agent defensive end Alex Carrington met with the Oakland Raiders Monday, but left town unsigned, according to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. This is great news for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are believed to have serious interest in Carrington after having him in for visit this past Friday. According […]

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Report: New Raiders WR James Jones Considered Steelers

On Monday, former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones signed a three-year, $11.3 million contract with the Oakland Raiders, but apparently the Pittsburgh Steelers had interest in him. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Jones considered the Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks, but ultimately decided on signing with the Raiders, because, […]

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Jerricho Cotchery Will Be A Winner In The Game Of Free Agency Supply And Demand

The chances of the Pittsburgh Steelers retaining the services of unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery diminished a little more on Monday when the Oakland Raiders signed former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones to a three-year contract. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Jones three-year deal totals out at $11.3 million and […]

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One Less Option For The Panthers As The Raiders Have Signed Free Agent WR James Jones

If you were hoping the Carolina Panthers might look at signing Green Bay Packers free agent wide receiver James Jones in lieu of Pittsburgh Steelers free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery, your hopes have been dashed. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Oakland Raiders have now come to terms with Jones on a three-year […]

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Steelers Have Been Both Proactive And Reactionary So Far During Free Agency

With the second week of free agency now about to begin, many of you have posted that the Pittsburgh Steelers have seemed to be more reactionary than proactive so far this offseason. While that seems to be true over the course of this past weekend, let us not forget that they really have been proactive […]

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Report: Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington To Visit Raiders, Rams Next Week

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Buffalo Bills unrestricted free agent defensive end Alex Carrington has visits set up with Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams next week.. Carrington visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday and according to Rapoport, the meeting went well even though the Arkansas State product left unsigned. The two sides […]

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Free Agent RB James Starks Is A Prime Candidate For A Qualifying Contract

Unless the Pittsburgh Steelers create more space via a restructure or extensions between now and June 2nd, they’ll have to carefully watch their free agent expenditures until $8 million in cap space opens up once the release of linebacker LaMarr Woodley hits the books. With Green Bay Packers unrestricted free agent running back James Starks […]

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New Steelers Safety Mike Mitchell Says He Might Have To Buy No. 21 From Robert Golden

Now that safety Mike Mitchell is a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, everyone is curious as to what number he will wear. During his one season with the Carolina Panthers, Mitchell wore No. 21 and being that fellow Steelers safety Robert Golden currently has that number, there might be some negotiations that take place in […]

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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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LaMarr Woodley Says Steelers Were Going To Ask Him To Take A Pay Cut If Jason Worilds Got Away

On Thursday, former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley signed a two-year contract with the Oakland Raiders and not long after the ink dried, he was a guest on SiriusXM NFL Radio. During the interview, Woodley was asked about his recent injury history and how it ultimately led to the Steelers having to release him. “It […]

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Raiders Sign Former Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley To A Two Year Contract

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley has already found a new home as Adam Schefter of ESPN is now reporting that the former second-round draft pick has signed a two-year contract with the Oakland Raiders that could be worth as much as $12 million. I cant wait to look at the break down of this […]

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Recapping The Steelers Second Day Of Free Agency

The first full day of the 2014 league year officially came to an end at 4:00 p.m. EST and for the Pittsburgh Steelers it was day highlighted by the re-signings of several of their own unrestricted free agents. In case you missed anything, here is quick recap of what happened on Wednesday and you can […]

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Report: Titans Have Some Interest In Former Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley is reportedly visiting with the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday and it looks like another AFC team with coaching ties to Pittsburgh has some level of interest in him as well. Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports Wednesday morning on Twitter that the Tennessee Titans and new head coach Ken […]

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