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2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Inside Linebacker

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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The Pessimist’s Take: First-Round Risk Vs Reward

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 Pessimist’s Take: Improved Tackling Efficiency

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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No Longer Old And Slow, Steelers Defense Now Seen As On The Rise

When the Pittsburgh Steelers were at their recent height in the mid-00s, they got there by playing unrelenting, at times dominant defense. Although the offense certainly helped to get them there—the first time around with more of a controlled ground game—it was the defensive side of the ball that one…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Lawrence Timmons Keeping Pace

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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Bryan: 2016 Steelers Mock Draft 3.0: Post Pro Days

Now that free agency and the pro days are behind us, we now three weeks exactly until the 2016 NFL Draft takes place. Being as the Pittsburgh Steelers are almost halfway through their allotted amount of pre-draft visitors, it’s time for me to release the third version of my seven-round…


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Tuitt, Shazier, Mitchell Training In Arizona

Last week, we wrote that it seemed Stephon Tuitt had joined James Harrison to train in Scottsdale, Arizona. Now it appears two more Steelers were part of that group. Mike Mitchell and Ryan Shazier showed up on Tuitt’s Instagram feed in the Scottsdale gym. Just a bunch of junkyard dogs…


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The Pessimist’s Take: Staying Healthy For Ryan Shazier

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: Staying Healthy For Ryan Shazier

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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NFL Rule Change Will Make Ryan Shazier Hit A Penalty

If you’re a football purist and grew up watching Mel Blount and Jack Lambert, avert your eyes from this story. Starting this year, hits like the one Ryan Shazier dished out on Gio Bernard in the Wild Card game will be illegal, according to Pro Football Talk. The rule change…


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Sean Spence Departure Leaves Vince Williams As Top Reserve

The new league year began officially at 4 PM a week from yesterday. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ free agent crop did not garner a ton of interest initially, but by the close of the first full week of free agency, they had lost three of their own. The latest was inside…


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Report: Steelers Free Agent LB Sean Spence To Visit Titans

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent linebacker Sean Spence has already visited with two teams since the start of the new league year and on Wednesday he’ll visit with a third. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, Spence is scheduled to meet with the Tennessee Titans on Wednesday. Former Steelers linebacker…


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Report: Steelers Free Agent LB Sean Spence To Meet With Dolphins

Another Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent is receiving attention during the early stages of the signing period and this time it’s linebacker Sean Spence. According to Pro Football Talk, Spence, who was drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft, will meet with the Miami…