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Offensive Tackle Depth Could Plague Steelers in 2015

At most positions depth isn’t a problem for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but where that issue does manifest itself is along the offensive line, particularly at the tackle spots. While it is true that the Steelers’ offensive line appears to be as stable a group as the organization has featured in…


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Ike Taylor Keeping Options Open In Retirement, Including Coaching

In recent seasons, the Steelers coaching staff has seen several branches of it’s coaching tree filled by former players who donned the black and gold, from pass rushing menace Joey Porter to the blue collar Jerry Olsavsky, who this offseason were promoted to coach the outside and inside linebackers, respectively….


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Steelers All-22: Offensive Line Stunt Pickup

The offensive line is a curious position. Unlike others, it’s judged by the sum of its parts more than the individual. If one man fails, they all fail, and it’s difficult for the others to compensate. It’s one of my favorite positions to look at. Like a puzzle, it has…




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Steelers Extension Candidates: Ramon Foster

For much of the offseason, it was assumed that, at some point before the start of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers would award a couple of young players with lucrative contract extensions, as they did last summer with key pieces of their offensive line and one particularly maligned cornerback….


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Steelers All-22: Kelvin Beachum 2014 Sack Recap

As we have already done with Marcus Gilbert, we’re looking back at all the sacks allowed by Pittsburgh Steelers’ left tackle Kelvin Beachum. Our intent is to hone in on the plays that resulted in the biggest sin for an offensive lineman, giving up a sack. It’s not meant to…


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Steelers Gambling With Starters In Final Contract Years

For much of the offseason, it was assumed that, at some point before the start of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers would award a couple of young players with lucrative contract extensions, as they did last summer with key pieces of their offensive line and one particularly maligned cornerback….




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Steelers Offense Readying For Next Step in 2015

I think if we are all completely honest, we’d openly admit that the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive explosion over the second half of last season caught us just a bit off guard. We probably didn’t expect the offensive line to come together so quickly around Mike Munchak, or to see Le’Veon…


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Steelers Have Near Perfect Attendance During OTAs

Organized team activities are voluntary but you wouldn’t know it if you paid a visit to the South Side. During this year’s OTAs, nearly every Pittsburgh Steeler has fully participated, writes Trib Live’s Mark Kaboly. There have only been two players known to miss. Ryan Shazier and James Harrison were absent…


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Ramon Foster Talks OTA Skirmish, Continuity On Offense

During last week’s OTAs, Ramon Foster skirmished with linebacker Shayon Green. Last Friday, Foster filled in on “The Fan Morning Show” with Colin Dunlap and Jim Colony and expanded on what preempted the incident. His account of the fight began with Foster’s opinion of what OTAs are for. “…young guys…



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Ramon Foster Threw A Few Punches At Shayon Green Thursday

It sounds like a few tempers were flaring Thursday during the Pittsburgh Steelers final OTA practice of the week as guard Ramon Foster and outside linebacker Shayon Green reportedly got into it Foster, who has had his fair share of skirmishes with teammates during practices over the years, apparently threw…



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Assessing The Steelers Free Agent Alternatives: Offensive Tackle

Now that we’ve went over the running backs, it’s time to dive into a position that most Steelers fans (including myself) are begging Pittsburgh to add depth to in the offensive tackle position. Pittsburgh seemingly has the starters set at tackle with criminally underrated, Kelvin Beachum anchoring the left side…



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No Hurry To Push Ramon Foster Out The Door

Pittsburgh Steelers starting left guard Ramon Foster has never been the perfect lineman, nor will he ever be. While he has the size of a tackle, he has the footwork of a guard, and that is where he has found his home in the NFL despite the fact that the…


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Steelers Average Age Of Projected Starting Offense Is 27

Much has been talked about how the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten younger on the defensive side of the ball, and indeed, it is noteworthy. The current projected starting lineup figures to have only one player at age 30, and the average age of the defense is just 26 years and…


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Steelers 2015 Post-Draft Roster Review: Interior OL

With the 2015 NFL Draft and rookie minicamp now in the rearview mirror, the Pittsburgh Steelers 90-man offseason roster is getting pretty close to set, although there are always some late movements to balance out positional numbers or replace injured or underperforming players. Now that the rookie class in in-house…


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Kozora: 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction

I’ll follow in Dave Bryan’s footsteps and present my far-too-early 53 man roster predictions. In the spirit, I’ll throw in a wild guess at a ten man practice squad, too. Ours will look similar with there realistically being only 5-7 “open” spots on the roster. But there are still some…


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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Draft

With the 2015 NFL Draft now behind us, it’s time for my first offseason 53 man roster prediction for the Pittsburgh Steelers. You will see that there are 54 players listed because of the extra spot needed because of running back Le’Veon Bell being suspended. In the comments below, tell me the selections…



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Steelers Have Spot Open For UDFA Along O-Line

Although the ninth lineman is not held in quite the same regard as is the third quarterback within the South Side facility, it’s still generally true that the Pittsburgh Steelers prefer to carry nine offensive linemen on their 53-man roster. And that means that there’s a spot open for one…