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2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Tight End

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…


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Kozora: 2016 Steelers’ Mock Draft: Pre-Free Agency

Before free agency muddies this all up, I wanted to toss out another mock draft. This one is signicantly different than the last one. Which is good. It’s fun to mix things up, take different paths, and throw in some new names, especially towards the end. Nothing more boring than…


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Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 Draft Class

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article about a series of grades evaluating the rookie draft classes of each NFL team following their first seasons, and I talked about the arbitrary nature of the process, in particular the signing of a letter grade for players who have yet…


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Rob Blanchflower Undone By Health Concerns

The Pittsburgh Steelers may not have addressed the tight end position in an overly significant way in quite a while—Matt Spaeth in 2007 has been the team’s most recent draft pick at the position in the first three rounds, and his re-signing has been the most significant free agency addition—the…


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Steelers Release Blanchflower, Sign Two

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced they have released tight end Rob Blanchflower and offensive tackles Mitchell Van Dyk and Kelvin Palmer. They signed defensive tackle Lavon Hooks and long snapper Matt Dooley. The news was first reported by Ray Fittipaldo. Steelers sign DT Lavon Hooks and long snapper Matt Dooley. They released TE…



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Steelers 2016 Draft Needs: Offense Overview

With the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now firmly behind us, we can now take a good look at the teams 2016 draft needs. In this post, we will look at every offensive position from a needs standpoint as the team enters the offseason. Quarterback – (Low Need) – With starter…



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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap: Tight End Contracts & Soon-To-Be Free Agents

It’s time to move forward with our position by position look at the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation for 2016 being as the team is exiting from their bye week. We’ve already looked at the quarterback wide receiver position groups and today we will move forward with our look at…



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Steelers Waive TE Cameron Clear From Reserve/Injured List

The Pittsburgh Steelers started the 2015 regular season with quite a few players on their Reserve/Injured list, but on Tuesday that group of players decreased by one. According to the Tuesday official NFL transaction release, tight end Cameron Clear has now been waived from the team’s Reserve/Injured list. Clear, who signed with the…


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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Final Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 preseason is now wrapped up and that means the team must trim their roster down to 53 players by Saturday evening. While several cuts are easy to make, there are still several spots that are definitely tough to figure out. Below is my final prediction for…


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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Fourth Preseason Game

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have four preseason games behind them and the first round of cuts have been made, it’s time for another 53 man roster prediction. Due to more injuries, my latest roster prediction includes several changes and the same goes for my projected practice squad. Feel free to chime in…


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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Third Preseason Game

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have three preseason games behind them, it’s time for another 53 man roster prediction. Due to injuries, signings and a suspension, my latest roster prediction includes several changes and the same goes for my projected practice squad. Feel free to chime in with your thoughts on my selections…