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Search For Will Allen’s Replacement Starts Now

As we are already amply aware, the Pittsburgh Steelers have an interesting situation going on at the back end of their defense this year thanks to a domino effect related to the retirement of likely future Hall of Famer Troy Polamalu. Their two projected starters for the 2015 season, Mike…


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…


Numbers, Names At Safety Tied To Special Teams Play For Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers made no bones about wanting to improve their defense during this offseason, as they stated during the draft after coming up with six of eight selections on defense, and three in the first four rounds. With the retirement of Troy Polamalu, the safety position in particular will…

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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…


Best And Worst Case Scenarios of the 2015 Steelers’ Draft Class

For one of our final looks at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 NFL Draft class, we’ll go through a best and worst case scenario with each draft pick. Lighter side of the review process and as a preface, this is all just hypothetical and for fun. It’s interesting look at what…


Steelers Become Better, Closer During Offseason

The few weeks the offseason provides allows players to go their own way. To step aside from football, get out of the city, go home, on vacation, you get the idea. For several Pittsburgh Steelers, this offseason was treated no differently as the regular season. This does edge on offseason…

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2015 A Critical Year For Shamarko Thomas

With Troy Polamalu’s retirement, the logical conclusion is for Shamarko Thomas to become the heir to the throne. That appeared to be the plan when the team traded up for the Syracuse safety three years ago and while it’s still a distinct possibility, they sure are making him earn it….

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Steelers S Robert Golden Signs Restricted Tender

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have all three of the restricted free agents that they tendered one-year deals to under contract as safety Robert Golden has now signed his. Golden is now set to earn $1.542 million in 2015. According to the CBA, April 24 was the deadline for restricted free…


Steelers 2015 Draft Needs: Safety

The calendar is quickly flipping through the month of April, and each day brings us closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft. By now, teams should have by and large accomplished everything that they have set out to do in terms of free agent roster building, which means that…

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Steelers FB Will Johnson Has Signed His Restricted Tender

Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Will Johnson has now signed his one-year restricted offer, according to a social media post made by his wife on Monday. Congratulations on earning your second contract, @WillJohnson_6! Here's to a great year with the #Steelers — Jessica Johnson (@Mrs_Johnson_46) April 20, 2015 Johnson, who was…

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Robert Golden Could Seize Opportunity To Get On Defense

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Robert Golden is entering his fourth season in the NFL, the first three of which he has played in Pittsburgh after originally joining the team as an undrafted free agent. He was given a restricted free agent tender, which he is expected to sign. During his first…

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Sorting Out The Safety Position After Troy Polamalu

Pittsburgh Steelers fans have had all of the offseason, and even much of the regular season, to prepare for the inevitable, which was the parting of ways with safety Troy Polamalu. Sources warned for some time that the front office wanted him to retire, but would release him if necessary….


Steelers 2015 Pre-Draft Movements: Safety

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with 12 players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency, and another three players who would be restricted free agents. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents in addition to tendering all three of their restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added…


Video: Steelers Players Staying In Shape By Playing Danney-ball

Several Pittsburgh Steelers players are currently out in Arizona training and on Wednesday, linebacker James Harrison posted a video on his Instagram account of him playing a game of Danney-ball with teammates Ryan Shazier, Vince Williams and Robert Golden. Danney ball wt @shazier50 @vinnyvidivici98 and @robertgolden21 A video posted by…


The Steelers Future’s Report: Isaiah Lewis

Name: Isaiah Lewis College: Michigan State Height: 5’10 Weight: 211 Born: 10/30/1991 We have officially evaluated every player signed to a Futures’ contract that wasn’t previously on the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, there are three signings that were not future contracts according to, which means, our work is not done….

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AFC North News Watch: Day 26

First of all, Happy Easter to our readers. Regardless of what you may believe or what traditions you may hold, I hope that you all have a nice dinner planned for later in the day. But the sports world is a business, and time is money, so the NFL doesn’t…

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Steelers CB Antwon Blake Signs Restricted Tender

Judging by a tweet that he sent out Friday afternoon, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake has apparently signed his one-year restricted tender. Blake is scheduled to earn $1.542 million in 2015 now that he has signed the contract and it also means that he is no longer a restricted free…

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Steelers May Find A Keeper At Safety In Reserve/Future Players

By the end of the 2014 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers finished out the year carrying no less than six players at the safety position on their 53-man roster. Five safeties made the roster out of training camp, while a sixth was called up mid-season from the practice squad. A seventh…


Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 70 Big Board 6.0

Well it’s been around two weeks since I posted the last Big Board. The first wave of free agency has come and gone and holy cow what a wave! The Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens and many more teams were wheeling and dealing during the legal…


Steelers Still Have Free Agents Of Their Own Left To Consider

The Pittsburgh Steelers have cleared their major hurdle of the offseason, which was locking up their franchise quarterback for the long term with a new five-year contract, which means they can now turn their focus to other, less important, yet collectively not much less significant, matters. One of the remaining…


Steelers Heyward, Beachum Next In Line For New Contracts

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has his new contract done and we wait for all of the specific numbers to surface, it’s time to look ahead at other deals that are likely to get done between now and the start of the 2015 regular season. While it might…