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Daniel McCullers To Switch Jersey Numbers

The #62 might have been more slimming for Daniel McCullers but he’s apparently turning in that jersey for one with a #93 on the front and back. Looking at the Steelers’ roster on the team website, the third-year nose tackle is now listed with that new number. Cam Thomas previously…


Jerald Hawkins

Youth, Injury Makes Jerald Hawkins A Difficult Evaluation

Of the seven draft picks, Jerald Hawkins may be the one getting the least fanfare. Such is life for an offensive linemen. But evaluating the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ fourth round pick is also the most difficult. Even with 37 starts in his tool belt, Hawkins left school as a redshirt junior,…



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Post-Draft Research: How The 2016 Class Matches Our Draft Criteria

Some of the most fun I had during the pre-draft process involved my several draft criteria studies, either looking internally by position, or league wide. From the internal look, some of the pre-draft visitors matched up with what we outlined. But did the picks themselves, the ones that matter, follow…



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A Quick Look At The Steelers’ Current Roster

With the draft concluded, the Pittsburgh Steelers are close to setting their 90 man roster for training camp. But based on the pre-draft roster, draft picks, and UDFAs, the current roster sits at 93. Some post-draft shuffling is in order, even if there’s a twinge of depression we’re talking about…


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Dupree, Coates, And James Reflect On Their Rookie Year

Though we have been all-in on this year’s rookie class, I wanted to circle back and look back on the 2015 group. Steelers.com had a great segment, sitting down Bud Dupree, Sammie Coates, and Jesse James to look back on their rookie seasons. Over some Primanti Brothers’ sandwiches, naturally. With how little…


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Steelers Invite OG Justin Malone To Rookie Minicamp

The Pittsburgh Steelers have invited Mississippi State guard Justin Malone to their rookie minicamp, his agency tweeted out today. Congrats to Justin Malone (OL) #MississippiState for securing an #NFL rookie camp invite with the Pittsburgh #Steelers. > @DawgEatDawg70 — Agency Athlete (@agencyathlete) May 2, 2016 Malone weighed in a 6’5,…


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Breaking: James Harrison Announces 2016 Return (Update)

Some fantastic news to kick off your Monday. After weeks of uncertainty, James Harrison confirmed on his Instagram account he’ll be returning to play for 2016. I'll be 38 on Wednesday and I'm feeling just like a fine wine. Getting better with age.😂😂😂 A photo posted by James Harrison (@jhharrison92)…



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Steelers Add Two More For Rookie Minicamp Tryouts

Since the bulk of undrafted free agents were announced at the conclusion of yesterday’s draft, two more players have been invited to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie minicamp this week. They will participate on a tryout basis. They are Toledo corner Cheatham Norrils and Penn State running back Brandon Johnson. Norrils…


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2016 Steelers’ Draft Class Scouting Report: Temple ILB Tyler Matakevich

My breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ seventh round pick, Tyler Matakevich. #8 Tyler Matakevich/ILB Temple: 6’0 238 The Good – Tough, physical, throwback kid – High IQ, processes info quickly, reads keys and reacts without any wasted time – Sound in his run fills, plays with proper technique, controls the…


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Brian Hoyer Agrees To Terms With Chicago Bears

Little bit of NFL news on this wonky final draft day. Quarterback Brian Hoyer has signed with the Chicago Bears, according to multiple reports. He was released by the Houston Texans about two weeks ago. There was reported interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers, logical given his time spent in Pittsburgh…


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Evaluating The Value: Tyler Matakevich

Wrapping things up for the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers went linebacker for the second time in three picks, selecting Temple inside linebacker Tyler Matakevich, filling a definite need on the depth chart. Prior to the draft, many thought Matakevich would be an early day three selection, so to…


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Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

The draft is finally over but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft class isn’t. Now is the mad scramble to sign UDFAs. By my count, Pittsburgh has eight open roster spots on its 90 man roster. We’ll keep running tabs on players who get signed and go more in-depth with them throughout…