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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Three Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is already three days old and on Sunday they had their second practice and thankfully the weather was nice. Below is a recap of the major highlights from the media. Sunday morning was pretty much boring and void of any real news, so we will jump ahead to things that […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Two Recap

The second day of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now in the books and here is a recap of everything notable that happened throughout the day. The Steelers announced early in the day that they have agreed to a three-year deal with Legendary Entertainment, which just so happens to be run by one […]

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Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton Shows Urgency During First Training Camp Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Richard Mann was forced to long distance tutor rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton over the course of the offseason due to the Oregon State product being unable to practice with the team because of the league graduation rules. According to Will Graves of the Associated Press, Wheaton was a great […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Thinks Receiving Unit Will Be Just Fine

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is back on the practices fields of Saint Vincent College for the first time since 2004 and you have to wonder if he\’s noticed any changes. One thing that has changed is the fact that Burress is no longer considered a starter as he enters training camp as the […]

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Time For Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton To Catch Up And Show His Juice

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton wasn\’t able to participate in the offseason practices or the mandatory mini camp due to graduation rules, so Saturday will mark his first practice since the rookie camp that took place back in May. Despite being behind right now, the Oregon State product feels pretty confident that he […]

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Recap Of The Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles On Tap

Training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers opens up today as the players will all report to Latrobe to get checked in prior to the first practice taking place on Saturday. Over the course of the last several weeks, we have focused in on quite a few of the key battles that will take place over […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Training Camp Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe to training camp today, so it is now time for my third 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 season. If you missed my first two 53 man roster predictions following the draft and the OTA practices, you can view them by following the links provided. As I do […]

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Host Of Steelers Players Entering Do Or Die Mode This Week

By Matthew Marczi Training camp is always an important time for every player, but it is more important for some—namely, those looking for spots on the roster, and especially the ones who no longer qualify for the practice squad. Starting this week at training camp, a handful of players on the roster for the Pittsburgh […]

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Steelers Need A Punt Returner To Emerge During Training Camp

Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will start this year opposite Antonio Brown now that Mike Wallace has left for the greener pastures of Miami and hopefully the Pittsburgh Steelers won\’t have to use either of the two very much as returners in an effort to save some wear and tear on them. The Steelers signed running […]

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A Closer Look At The Steelers Defensive End Battle From Pro Football Focus

By Matthew Marczi Much has been made of Cameron Heyward over the last couple of days due to the fact that several different media outlets have begun to cover individual players as training camp quickly approaches. Heyward, of course, is a prime area of focus for the Pittsburgh Steelers because he is the team’s only […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles: Plaxico Burress Versus David Gilreath Versus Justin Brown Versus J.D. Woods

The days continue to click down as we get closer and closer to the start of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 training camp. We move forward today with a look at the upcoming training camp battle for the fifth wide receiver spot on the 53 man roster. As usual, chime in with your comments below and […]

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Expectations For Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton In 2013 Need To Be Tempered

Marc Sessler of NFL.com wrote on Friday that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Marcus Wheaton “has a chance to see plenty of playing time on passing downs” in 2013, which leads one to believe that the Oregon State product has a chance to be mighty productive in only his first year in the league. While […]

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Hines Ward Names His Choices For Steelers Mount Rushmore

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was a guest Friday evening on Pro Football Talk and was asked to name the four people that he would put on the organizations\’ version of Mount Rushmore. The first name out of Ward\’s mouth was Art Rooney Sr., and he followed it up by naming Chuck Noll, […]

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Steelers Drop In Explosive Receiving Plays Has To Be Made Up By Running Game

Wide receiver Mike Wallace is long gone and gone with him is the 67 explosive plays of 20 yards or more that he accumulated during his four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. In an effort to fill the void that was created when Wallace signed with the Miami Dolphins early in the free agent signing […]

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Steelers Were Prepared To Withstand Offseason Exodus

By Matthew Marczi As is widely known, the Pittsburgh Steelers have faced some significant departures this past offseason through free agency and release. The Steelers are currently without seven players that would have been opening day starters last season if injuries were not a factor; perhaps eight, if you include punter Jeremy Kapinos. Such an […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Happy For More Time To Get Into Shape And Learn Offense

Veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was signed late in November last season due to the injuries suffered by both Antonio Brown and Jerricho Cotchery and because of that it took him a while to get into football shape and learn the offense. The Steelers re-signed Burress to a one-year deal at the start of free […]

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Five Undrafted Free Agents That Have A Chance Of Making The Steelers 2013 Roster

Last season, three undrafted free agents from the 2012 draft class made the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster out of training camp as punter Drew Butler, linebacker Adrian Robinson and safety Robert Golden all beat the odds. This years\’ undrafted free agent class has a tougher road, in my opinion, but there are five players […]

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A Different Feel To The 2013 Steelers

By Jeremy Hritz There’s a different feel to the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason, despite the popular perception that the team is undergoing a transition and consequently, will not improve on their 8-8 performance from a season ago. While fingers are quick to point at a aged defense, an average receiving corps, and an inexperienced offensive […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Plaxico Burress, 2014 WR Depth, 53 Man Roster Projection & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 110 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress in depth and what he potentially brings to the table in 2013 should he make the roster. Is he a red zone only player worth carrying? We move on from Burress […]

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Second-Term Steelers Offer Unique Perspective On Unique Organization

By Matthew Marczi With the Pittsburgh Steelers’recent reunions with old faces once again this season—courtesy of the returns of cornerback William Gay, tight end Matt Spaeth, and wide receiver Plaxico Burress—it is quite evident that a recent trend is emerging of former Steelers returning to greener pastures after exploring the landscapes of other teams. Beginning […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post OTA Practices

Three weeks of OTA practices are now behind is and the mandatory mini camp gets underway on Tuesday, so now I will move forward with my second 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Prior to training camp getting started, I will release my next prediction and then will have a new prediction […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Says He Can Still Dominate In Red Zone

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is ecstatic to be back for another season with the team that drafted him, and he thinks he knows how he can help the team in 2013 in addition. “I know I can still play, I know I can dominate in the red zone,” Burress said, via a Sunday […]

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\’08ers A Scarce Commodity On Steelers Offense

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recently gave an interview for 93.7 The Fan during which he alluded to a new club, a subset of players on the team: the ‘08ers. The ‘08ers are the remaining members of the Steelers’ roster who have won a Super Bowl with the team, the most recent […]

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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Poised For Another 1,000 Yard Season?

By Jeremy Hritz Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress recently had some interesting comments about fourth-year receiver Antonio Brown. He said, “[Brown] is going to be one of the most feared receivers in the league this year.” Mr. Burress, we hope you are right. Being without their number one receiver from the past two […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Is Glad He Has Entire Off-season To Get Into Football Shape

The Pittsburgh Steelers wasted no time this off-season in re-signing wide receiver Plaxico Burress, who inked a one-year deal early on in free agency. Burress was a guest this past Friday on SiriusXM NFL Radio and he talked about how glad he is to get to another chance to play in Pittsburgh in 2013. During […]

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Steelers Rookie WR Justin Brown Should Be Used To Having To Transition Quickly

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Justin Brown is about to enter the second phase of his transition into the NFL with the first OTA session getting underway Tuesday in Pittsburgh, but transition is something that the Oklahoma product is probably pretty used to by now. Brown, who attended the Steelers rookie camp immediately following the […]

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