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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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Advancements In Information Technology A Double-Edged Sword For NFL

The National Football League finds itself in a curious position in the information age. Technology has allowed for the proliferation of information and easy access for all, as well as advancement in resources, both in terms of equipment and education. This is a pivotal period of time for the league…


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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Chris Borland Decision, Steelers Contracts, Cap With Joel Corry & More

Season 5, Episode 90 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with David Todd back in the co-host chair, we start the show off by again recapping the new contract given on Friday to Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in addition to the signing of former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams. The…



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Remaining Free Agent Cornerbacks Not Very Appealing

As we enter the first weekend of the 2015 NFL league year, the Pittsburgh Steelers have yet to sign an outside unrestricted free agent. That’s not too surprising, however, and it could change later Friday as former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is expected to be in town for…


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The Steelers Future’s Report: L’Damian Washington

Name: L’Damian Washington Position: Wide Receiver College: Missouri Height: 6’4 Weight: 205 Born: May 10, 1991 The new league year has officially started meaning the players discussed in the series are no longer “future guys”. However, the evaluations continue as we move forward to a player who has overcome the…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 1: Baltimore Ravens

If you’re a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, then the opening day of free agency was basically a total snoozefest, outside of the front office evidently prank calling Darrelle Revis’ agent, unless there is some other reasonable explanation for that communication. But that wasn’t the case around the rest of…


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Ravens Trade DT Haloti Ngata To Lions

The Pittsburgh Steelers don’t have to worry about facing defensive tackle Haloti Ngata in 2015 unless they meet the Detroit Lions in the Super Bowl as the Baltimore Ravens traded him to the NFC North team on Tuesday. The Ravens will receive  a fourth and fifth-round pick in the upcoming 2015…



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Several Potential Cuts Could Have Steelers’ Attention

Every year, the salary cap purge takes it’s toll prior to the start of free agency. The NFL is a “what have you done for me” league. It’s a business, and oftentimes, can be an emotional one, as fan favorites and beloved teammates are kicked to the curb, with the…


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The Super Bowl Will Ditch Roman Numerals In 2016

The NFL announced back in June, they will break tradition and the 50th Super Bowl will not be using Roman numerals. Thus, the 50th milestone of the big game will not be known as Super Bowl L. The Super Bowl has been represented by Roman numerals since Super Bowl V…


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Steelers Need Sophomore Leap From LB Ryan Shazier

When the Pittsburgh Steelers grabbed Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier with the 15th selection of the 2014 NFL Draft, it was clear that what they were seeking was an electrifying presence to add some much-needed spark to an aging, and by some considered “slow”, defense. At his pro day, Shazier…


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Will There Be A Next Stop In The NFL For Dick LeBeau?

Dick LeBeau made it clear Saturday that his intent is not to retire from coaching after telling Steve Stout of the Daily Citizen that he had resigned as the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator earlier in the day. If indeed LeBeau does coach in 2015, where will that be? While LeBeau…


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Extending Big Ben Should Be Steelers Top Offseason Priority 

What exactly makes a franchise quarterback? If there are 32 NFL franchises, does that mean there exists 32 legitimate franchise quarterbacks? If you include such names as Tampa Bay’s Josh McCown or the Houston Texans’ musical chairs grouping of Ryan Fitzpatrick/Ryan Mallett/Tom Savage, the answer is a definitive no. “If…


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Steelers 2015 Opponents Now Set

After winning the AFC North Sunday night with a 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers opponents for the 2015 season have now been finalized. In 2015 the Steelers will host the Denver Broncos, Indianapolis Colts, Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers in addition to the Bengals, Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns. As…


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Steelers 2015 Opponents To Be Finalized Sunday

For several years now, the NFL has used a pretty simple plan for determining future opponents of every team in the league and because of that we’ve known for quite some time all but two of the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in 2015. By the time Sunday ends,…


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Steelers Fans Should Probably Root For The Chargers Sunday

With the final week of the season offering more clarity in the playoff race – and the comfort of knowing the Pittsburgh Steelers will be advancing – we can take a look at how the playoff seedings may look after Sunday. And who the Steelers should be “rooting” for. If…



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Steelers Vs. Chiefs: Friday Night Five Questions

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday at Heinz Field and if they win they’ll lock up a playoff spot. This really figures to be a close game once again and it won’t be surprising if it comes down to the final possession. We have a lot…


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The Steelers Playoffs Crystal Ball: Game 13

By Michael K. Reynolds Remarkably, the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the New Orleans Saints has not yet made them beggars and thieves as they were during last year’s last gasp attempt at trying to make the playoffs. Thanks to accompanying losses by both the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh…



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Steelers Sunday Afternoon An Eventful One With Division Games

The Pittsburgh Steelers do not play until tomorrow night, but that doesn’t mean that this Sunday afternoon doesn’t have big goings on in the AFC North. While the Baltimore Ravens are on their bye week, both the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals are playing 1 PM games, with Cleveland at…


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Steelers Must Answer One Question: Can They Score On The Road?

These past three games have been nothing short of an offensive revelation for the Pittsburgh Steelers, accumulating 15 touchdown drives behind Ben Roethlisberger, all through the air, though one of those 15 touchdown passes was thrown by the man who has eight of them himself, Antonio Brown. In that span,…



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Report: Steelers Will Have Referees At Practice This Week

Following the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 loss Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, head coach Mike Tomlin vowed to fix the penalty problem that has plagued the team through their first four games of the season. Part of the fixing process will reportedly include having referees at practice this week, according…