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Revisiting Steelers Top Positional Battles In Panthers Game

With the preseason finally over, last night was our last chance to see each of these bubble players on the Pittsburgh Steelers state their case for a spot on the final roster or the 10-man practice squad. Final cuts should come today, so with those decisions looming, I decided to…


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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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Roosevelt Nix Makes Strong Final Statement For Spot On Team

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed first-year player Roosevelt Nix to a Reserve/Future contract early this year, back in January. Originally signing with the Falcons as a linebacker, the 5’11”, 260-pounder was eventually converted to fullback before ultimately getting cut. Like the Falcons, the Steelers brought in Nix as a linebacker, but…


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Quick Hits: Steelers vs Panthers Winners/Losers

There were…winners? WINNERS:  Vince Williams: After a tough week last week against the Buffalo Bills, Williams was everywhere Thursday. He racked up 12 tackles, ten of them coming before the mid-way point of the second quarter. He, of course, dished out several thunderous hits. Howard Jones: Jones can flash and he did…


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Five Positional Battles To Watch Tonight

The best competition in the fourth preseason game is rarely between opposing teams. Instead, bubble players on every NFL team will battle each other for the few available spots on each team’s final roster or even ten-man practice squad. The Pittsburgh Steelers are no different, and while their roster is…



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Steelers Vs Panthers: What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrap up their preseason schedule tonight against—who else—the Carolina Panthers, thanks to whom Pittsburgh was able to acquire their starting running back for the first two games this season, DeAngelo Williams. Hopefully, Williams will not be playing tonight, or at least not playing much. He played 10…


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Marczi 2015 53-Man Roster Prediction: Post-Bill Game

Offense (23) Quarterback (3) – Ben Roethlisberger, Michael Vick, Landry Jones Analysis: No changes. This is pretty well set in stone, and we should see plenty of both Vick and Jones in the final preseason game—hopefully Roethlisberger not at all, except on the sidelines. Running backs (3) – DeAngelo Williams,…


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Steelers Roster Layout Vs Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster is down to 75. With the final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers, the majority of starters will not play. This creates a unique challenge to the preseason, forcing each team to play with a regular season roster. We’ll go through the roster, figure out who…


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Kozora 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Bills Game

For the final time of the preseason, my Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 roster predictions. This roster works under the assumption with Martavis Bryant on the suspended list and Maurkice Pouncey on the IR/To Return list. Read ’em and weep. Offense (23) Quarterback (3): Ben Roethlisberger, Michael Vick, Landry Jones Analysis (No Change): No…


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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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Steelers Include Some Surprise Names In First List Of Cuts

The Pittsburgh Steelers trimmed their roster down to 75 a day earlier than they needed to, a process that included placing two players on injured reserve, another on the Reserve PUP List, and waiving injured three rookie undrafted free agents. With the addition of kicker Josh Scobee via trade, that…


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Ledyard: Steelers First 15 Cuts Prediction

By tomorrow at 4 pm, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have cut their current roster from 90 to at least 75 players per NFL requirements. Many of these moves have been obvious for some time now, but the team will still be faced with several tough decisions, even in this first…


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Steelers Vs. Bills: Ten Players To Watch Closely Saturday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Buffalo Bills Saturday night on the road and this game should feature the healthy starters in the first half. This is the annual tune-up game for the regular season and below are ten players that I intend on watching very closely. Michael Vick –…


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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…