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Shamarko Thomas Growing From Last Year’s Struggles

Disappointment and failure opens up a couple of different avenues one can go down. For some, letting yourself and those around you down often leads to a downward spiral, out of which there is no chance to reach the heights of the goal you once strived for. For others, that…


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The Pessimist’s Take: A Role For Shamarko Thomas

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…




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2015 Player Exit Meetings – S Shamarko Thomas

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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The Optimist’s Take: Offseason’s Impact On Special Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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2015 Player Exit Meetings – S Robert Golden

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Robert Golden Starting At Safety

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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The Optimist’s Take: Robert Golden Starting At Safety

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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Steelers Spending Cap Space While Market Still Hot

The Pittsburgh Steelers began the 2016 offseason in much better financial shape, with respect to the salary cap, than they have been since prior to the uncapped season of several years back. This is something that they are acutely aware of, and they are taking advantage of that fact by…


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2015 Player Exit Meetings – ILB Terence Garvin

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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Steelers Bolster Special Teams With Early Free Agent Activity

It’s not yet 4 PM on Wednesday, March 9, which means that it’s not yet the start of the new league year, which means that free agency is not yet open, which means that the Pittsburgh Steelers will have in all likelihood been nearly silent thus far. But—with more money…


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New Contract Details For Steelers S Robert Golden

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed safety Robert Golden to a new three-year contract on Monday and the numbers are now being reported on Twitter by Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com. According to Fowler, Golden’s three-year deal totals out at $4.95 million and it includes a $1.25 million signing bonus. Additionally, Golden will…


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Steelers’ Contracts A Product Of Stability And Culture

I promise I’ll try not to swoon over the Pittsburgh Steelers’ too much. They are a franchise. A business. And make cold, calculated decisions, like every other team. But man, after these last 48 hours, it’s hard not to wave that Terrible Towel a little harder. Robert Golden‘s contract came in low. Even…


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2016 Steelers Pre-Free Agency Positional Review: Safety

We’re now into March, and that means that the new league year will be upon us shortly, and when that time comes, the floodgates to free agency will open—not that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be major players when it comes to signing outside free agents, as they tend to keep…