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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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J.D. Woods Must Prove He\’s Not Just That Other West Virginia Wide Receiver To Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted wide receiver J.D. Woods caught 61 passes for 637 yards and four touchdowns in 2012, but being as he played his college football at West Virginia, that was only good enough to rank him third on the team in receptions behind Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey, both of whom caught 114 passes […]

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Ryan Clark Thinks Steelers Held Off One-Upmanship Attitudes As Long As Possible

On Monday, the legendary Joe Greene retired from the Pittsburgh Steelers organization and Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette talked to him by phone after the announcement had been made. During his talk with Greene, the Hall of Famer told Bouchette how he thought money, and more specifically, the one-upmanship attitude that players have today, […]

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Report: Steelers Expected To Sign WR Steve Breaston Within Next Couple Of Weeks

John Clayton of ESPN mentioned on Thursday’s episode of NFL Live that the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to sign free agent wide receiver Steve Breaston within the next couple of weeks. The Steelers brought Breaston in for a visit several weeks ago following his release from the Kansas City Chiefs, but chose not to sign […]

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New Steelers WR Coach Richard Mann Still Getting Used To Verbiage Of The Offense

New Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Richard Mann had his first real talk with media following the selection of Oklahoma wide receiver Justin Brown in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL draft. After talking about Brown, Mann was asked if he had to adapt to the style of offensive coordinator Todd Haley or did […]

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Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Draft

The 2013 NFL draft is now behind is and the rookie camp gets underway on Friday. As I do ever year at this time, here is my first 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 […]

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Offseason Roster Moves & Their Impact On The Steelers 2013 Draft

Christopher DiMarino Before I get into my thoughts on the 2013 draft, I want to review the players that were signed this offseason. Looking at the completed picture, I can see how the moves in free agency directly led to what positions were addressed in the draft. I am actually very impressed with the  job […]

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The Terrible Podcast – 2013 Steelers Draft Recap Episode

Season 3, Episode 98 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I recap the 2013 draft of the Pittsburgh Steelers in this episode as we go pick by pick and discuss every player selected. In addition to talking about the new rookies, we also talk about the fallout from the draft […]

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Will The Steelers Double-Dip The Wide Receiver Position In The Draft?

Had wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders not had his one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet given to him by the New England Patriots matched this past Sunday, the general consensus was that the Pittsburgh Steelers would have double-dipped at the wide receiver position in the upcoming draft. Now that the Sanders will at least be back for […]

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Return Of Emmanuel Sanders Means Plaxico Burress Is Not A Lock To Make The 2013 Roster

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet given to restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by the New England Patriots, we have a firmer grasp of what the wide position depth chart will look like heading into training camp. To begin with, Sanders will obviously now […]

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Steelers Match Emmanuel Sanders Offer Sheet

The Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet given to restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by the New England Patriots. By matching the offer sheet, the Steelers will have roughly $750,000 in salary cap space until June 2nd rolls around unless other moves are made. Sanders was drafted […]

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