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Get Ready For Longer PATs After Touchdowns

Evidently, the league really is dead set on making life more difficult for kickers. Following a groundswell of support over the course of the offseason for a long-proposed change to the standard procedure for extra points, it seems that the competition committee now has three solid proposals on the table…


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Steelers Stay True, Go Back To The Buckeye Pipeline Once Again

With Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly looking to his Oregon Ducks pipeline early and often for NFL talent, the team is often looked at as an extension of Oregon, the “Philadelphia Ducks” if you will. Kelly looked to cap this off by an “any means possible” approach to trade up…


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Steelers T Alejandro Villanueva Excused From Rookie Minicamp

If you are like me, you were hoping to hear some positive news this weekend about Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Alejandro Villanueva during the annual rookie minicamp, but according to reports, the former Army captain was excused for the session so that he could get married. Bud Dupree and Anthony Chickillo…




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2015 First Round Mock Draft

The 2015 NFL Draft will begin in less than an hour so I guess I should slip in my annual mock of the first-round. Last year I luckily matched six picks, so my goal is to at least equal that number again this year. I didn’t have time to add…


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Steelers Drafted CB Rod Woodson 28 Years Ago Today

28 years ago today, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a future Hall-of-Famer when they selected cornerback Rod Woodson out of Purdue with the 10th overall selection in the 1987 NFL Draft. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, the Steelers were very lucky that Woodson fell to them in that draft….


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Steelers Should Poke Around On Polk

Earning $1.542 million a season in 2015 as a backup running back in the NFL is probably not a bad gig if you can get it, but that payday wasn’t evidently big enough for Chris Polk to sign his restricted tender prior to the start of the Philadelphia Eagles offseason…



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2015 NFL Schedule To Be Announced Tuesday

In a little more than 24 hours we’ll know whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New England Patriots in the annual Thursday night regular-season opener as it’s now being reported that the 2015 schedule will be released Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. According to Adam Schefter…





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Double-Dipping At Cornerback Likely For Steelers

It has been a long time since the Pittsburgh Steelers have selected a cornerback in the first round of the NFL Draft. We have to go back in time, the whole way to 1997, when they selected Chad Scott out of the University of Maryland with the 24th overall pick….


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2015 Villanova Pro Day Recap

If you heard me on yesterday’s The Terrible Podcast, I mentioned my trip to Villanova’s Pro Day. And now, my full notes from Monday’s workout. – The event was held at the YSC Sports Facility, about 20 minutes from the Villanova campus, and also where the Philadelphia Union practice. That…