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Steelers Now Have 12 Former First Round Draft Picks Under Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed quarterback Michael Vick on Wednesday and being as he is a former first-round selection that means the team now has a total of 12 players who were originally drafted in the first round. While that number did seem high to me, research shows that the New York Jets currently have 13 former…


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Steelers Defensive Changes Rooted In NFL History

In only three preseason games, Keith Butler has put a distinctive stamp on this Pittsburgh Steelers defense. A much more noticeable degree than anyone, myself included, anticipated. Some of the concepts might seem new to Steelers’ fans, but they’re not new to the league. Nothing is anymore. They’re taught, borrowed, tweaked…


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Steelers Could Be Interested In Reunion With Players Lost Last Season

Under normal circumstances, the fear of losing fringe players either off of waivers or off the practice squad is frequently unjustified, or at least heavily imbalanced against the day-to-day reality of how frequently such things occur. Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Steve McLendon is entering his third season as the team’s…




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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers’ Running Back

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…


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Ex-Steelers’ WR Randle El Has New Calling In Life

When head coach Bill Cowher was hired by the Steelers in 1992, he made a vow to owner Dan Rooney that he would bring that elusive “one for the thumb” back to the Steel City. Even though the wait was long at 14 years, he delivered as promised, as his…


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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger Fifth Best Quarterback In NFL Per MMQB

We have roughly three more weeks of ranking lists to look forward to prior to training camps getting started around the league. A recent one by Andy Benoit of MMQB included a stab at the quarterback hierarchy. After deciding on Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning as…



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ESPN 2015 NFL Future Power Rankings Place Steelers 5th Overall, 2nd In AFC

ESPN.com released their annual future power rankings Tuesday morning and according to their metrics, the Green Bay Packers are ranked first overall in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks coming in second. The New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, and Pittsburgh Steelers finished out the top five respectively. The ranking metrics…


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Steelers All-22: Benefits Of Off Coverage

There were some common complaints Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans would bring up over Dick LeBeau’s defense. Maybe none more frequent than the frustration some had over the cushion the cornerback’s gave. I’ve always been comfortable with giving the cornerback that space and today, we’ll show another example of why. This cushion…



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Omar Khan Unheralded Key To Steelers’ Success

Since 2010, the Seattle Seahawks sport a 50-30 record, a Super Bowl victory, and separated by a Malcolm Butler interception from another. They’ve found their franchise quarterback and can confidently claim having one of the best secondaries in the league. And I can’t quite figure out what fan base is…


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AFC North Draft History Study: Defensive Backs

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


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Best And Worst Case Scenarios of the 2015 Steelers’ Draft Class

For one of our final looks at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 NFL Draft class, we’ll go through a best and worst case scenario with each draft pick. Lighter side of the review process and as a preface, this is all just hypothetical and for fun. It’s interesting look at what…