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Two Steelers Training Camp Battles On Special Teams To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for training camp on Friday and the team will take the field on Saturday. Here is a look at two key training camp battles that will take place over the coming weeks on special teams. Adam Podlesh versus Brad Wing The Steelers head into training camp once again with their punter job wide […]

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Steelers LS Greg Warren Makes 10th Trip To Latrobe For Training Camp

On most days, Pittsburgh Steelers long snapper Greg Warren can probably walk the streets of Pittsburgh without anyone recognizing him. While many players are recognizable because they play well, Warren is unrecognizable because of his solid play. That’s because long snappers are usually never talked about unless something goes wrong with one of their snaps. […]

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The Pre-Noll Era: Recapping The 1933 Season (Part Two)

By Alex Kozora Part Two of our two-part series recapping the Pittsburgh Steelers inaugural 1933 season. This part is a little bit shorter than part one but that’s due to most games being on the road and it produced shorter game reports. Game #5: October 15th, 1933: Green Bay Packers (47-0 Loss) This tied for […]

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Steelers Ranked Second In Most Well-Built Teams Of The 00s

For much of the early years of the modern National Football League, it seemed that there was often a dominant team throughout most, or at least a good portion, of a decade. Even prior to the NFL-AFL merger, for example, Vince Lombardi’s  Green Bay Packers were certainly the dominant football force, and they went on […]

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Digging Deeper Into A Fair Contract Extension For Steelers CB Cortez Allen

With the contract extension for Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey now out of the way, the team can now turn their attention to a few other players that are entering the final year of their rookie contracts. One of those players could be cornerback Cortez Allen, but it’s tough to find comparisons to the former […]

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Bills LB Brandon Spikes Looks Forward To Facing Steelers In Joint Training Camp Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Buffalo Bills for two joint practices this year during training camp and there’s already one player on the opposing team that’s looking forward to it. “We’re beating up on each other all time, now we get an opportunity to see another team,” Bills linebacker Brandon Spikes said. “You get […]

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Steelers Punter Battle Already Being Called An ‘Interesting Competition’

A punter battle appears to be in full swing already during the Pittsburgh Steelers OTA practices. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review calls the early offseason battle between veteran Adam Podlesh and youngster Brad Wing an “interesting competition” right now through four practices. Last year at this same time, Drew Butler was battling veteran Brian Moorman for the […]

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Know Thy AFC North Enemy: A Look At The Browns 2014 Draft Class

We have already thoroughly dissected the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class, so now it’s time to look at what the other teams in the AFC North did. We already kicked this series off with a look at the Baltimore Ravens 2014 draft, so today we will look at the Cleveland Browns 2014 draft class. 1 – 8(8) […]

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Johnny Football Comes To Cleveland

The Cleveland Browns were a busy team Thursday night in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and that included them selecting Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall selection. Heading into draft, it was reported that the Browns would not be drafting Manziel with their fourth overall selection and that wound […]

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Cornerback Versus Wide Receiver Battle Will Be Decided Tonight

Wednesday night on Twitter, I asked my followers who they thought the Pittsburgh Steelers would pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft that gets underway later this evening and unsurprisingly the consensus was that they wanted either a cornerback or a wide receiver with the former being the most popular of the […]

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History Suggests Steelers Will Not Be Trading Back

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert essentially ruled out the possibility of trading up from the 15th spot in the first round of the NFL Draft, which takes place tomorrow; trading down, on the other hand, he very much left on the table. Trading down, in fact, may be Colbert’s preferred course of action. During […]

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Peter King Mocks Virginia Tech CB Kyle Fuller To Steelers After Trade Down

Peter King of Sports Illustrated has now released a mock of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and it even includes a few projected trades. On Monday, King wrote that he’s been hearing that the Philadelphia Eagles are interested in trading up for LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and he managed to […]

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Report: Eagles May Be Interested In Trading Up For LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr.

During the Monday pre draft press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert unsurprisingly ruled out the team trading up in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Colbert did say, however, that trading down was an option and even went as far as to say he thinks it’s “a real possibility.” So, how […]

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Draft Fatigue Is Real, And The League Should Take Notice

The NFL draft fatigue is evidently very real, and hopefully the league will learn something from this in the future rather than continue to tempt fate and risk losing interest in their offseason goings-on, now that the league has successfully turned itself into a year-round business. The league has expressed its interest before in creating […]

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Tom Donahoe Reflects On The Evolution Of The Draft

Under a ‘normal’ season, the draft should have taken place this past weekend. We would already be labeling players Hall of Famers and busts by now. Instead, we get to labor through another week of mock drafts. The draft was pushed back into May in 2014. In the future, there are already talks of extending […]

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A Look At The 9 Touchdowns Scored In 2013 By Indiana WR Cody Latimer

Indiana wide receiver Cody Latimer has created quite a buzz over the course of the last few weeks and Friday evening I had a request from a reader that wanted to know if I could find all nine of his touchdowns from last seasons along with his completion percentage. Luckily, I was able to track […]

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Date And Time Now Set For Steelers Preseason Road Game Against Eagles

The time and date of the Pittsburgh Steelers third preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles has now been set. According to Steelers PR man Burt Lauten, the road game at Lincoln Financial Field will kickoff on Thursday, August 21, at 7:30 p.m. EST. That game is also scheduled to be broadcast locally on KDKA-TV. The […]

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Looking At The Steelers’ Pressure Patterns In 2013

As we’ve previously discussed here, the Pittsburgh Steelers certainly had their fair share of difficulties in generating pressure against the opposing quarterback last season, but let’s take a look at how they went about trying to bring that pressure by looking at the number of rushers that they used and the pressure they generated. One […]

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Steelers Backs And Expected Yards Per Carry

When it comes to running the football, there’s a pretty simple concept, supported by data, that says that the more big bodies there are on the field, the more difficult it is to run the ball. We explored this concept yesterday utilizing Pro Football Focus’s compilation of all 73,000 or so qualified carries over the […]

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Former Steelers CB Bryant McFadden Weighs In On Recent Release Of Eagles WR DeSean Jackson

By Josh Svetz While “The Ike Taylor Show” may primarily be a Pittsburgh Steelers discussion show, host Ike Taylor likes to touch on all sports topics, including controversies. On Tuesday’s edition of the show, Taylor and fill-in co-host, former Steelers cornerback Bryant McFadden, did just that as they discussed the recent release of former Philadelphia […]

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Did FSU WR Kelvin Benjamin Recently Give People Another Reason To Compare Him To Plaxico Burress?

Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin has been compared to former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress by several scouts and fans over the course of the last several months and it looks like the potential first-round daft pick recently gave people yet another reason to make that comparison. Gil Brandt posted on Twitter Thursday […]

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Steelers 2014 Preseason Schedule Features Games Against Giants, Bills, Eagles And Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 preseason schedule has now been released and the two home games this year will played against the Buffalo Bills and the Carolina Panthers. The Steelers two preseason road games will be against the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers will open the preseason on the road against the […]

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WR DeSean Jackson Released By Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles parted ways Friday with wide receiver DeSean Jackson after attempts to traded him reportedly failed. It was only a matter of time before the divorce between the Eagles and Jackson took place and several speculate that the receiver’s ties to gangs might be the primary reason he was jettisoned. Eagles head coach Chip […]

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Eagles Land Dolphins Free Agent CB Nolan Carroll

If you were still hoping the Pittsburgh Steelers would land Miami Dolphins unrestricted fee agent cornerback Nolan Carroll, you can now officially stop as Adam Schefter of ESPN is now reporting on Twitter that the Philadelphia Eagles have reached an agreement with him. Accordng to one report by Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports, Carroll signed […]

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Eagles Acquire Saints RB Darren Sproles In A Thursday Morning Trade

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly now has a new toy as Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the New Orleans Saints have agreed to trade running back Darren Sproles to the Eagles in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick. The Saints were originally going to release the 30-year-old running back, but changed their […]

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LaMarr Woodley Ought To Have Plenty Of Suitors With Titans Likely Leading The List

The deed has been done and now linebacker LaMarr Woodley will no longer be a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers come the start of the new league on Tuesday. While the Steelers will not reap the benefit of more cap space until after June 1, Woodley is now free to shop his services as soon […]

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