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Much Like Shazier, Olsavsky Knows All About The “Undersized” Label

Much like their 2014 first round draft choice, inside linebacker Ryan Shazier, Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebackers coach Jerry Olsavsky knows all too well about the whispers from the pundits regarding size. The Steelers’ tenth round draft choice in 1989, he was a 6-foot-1, 221-pound demon on special teams his rookie season while backing…


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The Steelers Future’s Report: Final Grades Part 1

With the future’s reports all wrapped up and training camp looming it is time to give final grades to all the futures players and assess their final ability. A few notes before we get into the evaluations. First off, this is not a roster prediction post. Grades are given off…


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ESPN Insider Predicts Wholesale Slide For AFC North In 2015

While it’s naturally still fairly early in the game to begin projecting how the 2015 NFL season will play out, just a couple of weeks past the draft, the folks at ESPN Insider have taken a crack at it. Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders has broken down projected win-loss records…


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Steelers Drafted CB Rod Woodson 28 Years Ago Today

28 years ago today, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a future Hall-of-Famer when they selected cornerback Rod Woodson out of Purdue with the 10th overall selection in the 1987 NFL Draft. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, the Steelers were very lucky that Woodson fell to them in that draft….


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Report: Steelers To Open As Favorites In Eight Games On 2015 Schedule

Almost immediately after the 2015 NFL schedule was released last week, the initial opening lines for Week 1 of the season followed and as expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers were listed as underdogs to the New England Patriots in the Thursday night regular-season opener. On Saturday, Covers.com gave us an exclusive…



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AFC North Pre-Draft Movements: Baltimore Ravens

With the 2015 NFL Draft now just a few weeks away and the vast bulk of the free agency period now behind us, we have already gone through the roster changes that the Pittsburgh Steelers have made on a position-by-position basis. Now it’s time to turn our focus to the…





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Chargers Sign Free Agent CB Patrick Robinson

Cornerback Patrick Robinson is no longer a free agent as the former first round draft pick of the New Orleans Saints signed with the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday. The deal is being reported as one-year for $3 million maximum. Robinson had visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday but…




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The Steelers Future’s Report: Alden Darby

Name: Alden Darby College: Arizona State Height: 5’11 Weight: 194 Born: 6/22/1992 Since we opened the series with an offensive player, I figured we should take a look at a major need for the Pittsburgh Steelers – defense. This comes in the form of former Arizona State boundary safety, Alden…


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Conference Championship Round: Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you as we are now another day closer to the Pittsburgh Steelers first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. There’s still a lot happening in the football world this weekend and it starts Saturday with the East-West Shrine Game. On Sunday the Conference Championship Games…