Sean Spence

Sean Spence

Adding Inside Linebacker Depth A Must In Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Steelers let 15 players hit the open market. Most, frankly, won’t be missed and were at the replacement-level status. Cam Thomas. Will Allen. Byron Stingily. There won’t be many memoirs written over them. But the team is in danger over losing two inside linebackers and it’s testing their…



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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…


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2015 Player Exit Meetings – ILB Sean Spence

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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Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 Draft Class

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article about a series of grades evaluating the rookie draft classes of each NFL team following their first seasons, and I talked about the arbitrary nature of the process, in particular the signing of a letter grade for players who have yet…


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Beachum, Spence Only Steelers Listed On PFT’s Hot 100 Free Agent List

Pro Football Talk released their annual list of the top 100 free agents for the upcoming new league year and while two Pittsburgh Steelers are included on it, one of the two is certainly surprising. Tackle Kelvin Beachum, as expected, is the highest-ranked Steelers player on this year’s PFT top 100 and surprisingly linebacker Sean Spence is the…


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Steelers Have Options At ILB Heading Into 2016

The Pittsburgh Steelers are entering what has the potential to be a transitional period for their group of inside linebackers, one of the bedrock positions of any 3-4 defense and perhaps the deepest position group on the entire roster. There exists the potential for great turnover within the group over…


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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis ILB Sean Spence – Unrestricted

Player: Sean Spence Position: Inside Linebacker Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $676,345 2015 Season Breakdown: It was a long road for Sean Spence, the Steelers’ third-round draft pick as an inside linebacker in the 2012 NFL Draft. He suffered a career-threatening knee injury that involved…


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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis: ILB Terence Garvin – Restricted

Player: Terence Garvin Position: Inside Linebacker Experience: 3 Free Agent Status: Restricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $585,000 2015 Season Breakdown: Garvin, a former undrafted free agent who originally made the team after being a rookie minicamp invitee, is still hanging on after three seasons with the Steelers, carving out a…


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Steelers 2016 Draft Needs: Defense Overview

With the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now firmly behind us, we can now take a good look at the teams 2016 draft needs. In this post, we will look at every defensive position group from a needs standpoint as the team enters the offseason. Defensive End – (Moderate Need) –…


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Steelers Vs. Broncos: Player Snap Counts – Divisional Round Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season came to an end Sunday as they lost to the Denver Broncos in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. The snap counts from that game have now been compiled and while there aren’t many surprises included in them, there are a few totals worth pointing…



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Steelers Vs. Bengals: Player Snap Counts – Wild Card Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers advanced in the playoffs Saturday night with an 18-16 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The snap counts from that game have now been compiled and while there aren’t many surprises included in them, there are a few totals worth pointing out. As expected running back Fitzgerald Toussaint received…


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How The Steelers’ Five-Year High Sack Total Was Built

By season’s end, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense managed to put up an impressive 48 sacks on the season, which ranked third overall in the league, thanks in large part due to a season-high seven sacks in the regular season finale. It was the most sacks that the Steelers have recorded…