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19 Years Ago Today, “The Bus” Rolled Into Pittsburgh

19 years ago today, the Pittsburgh Steelers acquired soon-to-be Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis in draft day trade with the St. Louis Rams. The deal included the Steelers giving the Rams a second-round choice in the 1996 NFL Draft and a fourth-round pick in the 1997 NFL Draft…



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The Steelers Future’s Report: Matt Conrath

Name: Matt Conrath College: Virginia Height: 6’7 Weight: 306 Born: 8/11/1989 We finish up the examination of “futures guys with NFL experience,” by looking at defensive lineman, Matt Conrath. Conrath joins the Steelers after three seasons with the St. Louis Rams. At Virginia, Conrath started for the Cavaliers all four…





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Veteran Combine Could Offer Help For Steelers

Much to the chagrin of Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans everywhere, the free agent market is drying up like a popsicle on a hot summer day, with Sterling Moore and Patrick Robinson the two latest cornerbacks who eluded Pittsburgh for “greener” pastures, or at least a starting spot, which they probably weren’t…


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Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 70 Big Board 6.0

Well it’s been around two weeks since I posted the last Big Board. The first wave of free agency has come and gone and holy cow what a wave! The Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens and many more teams were wheeling and dealing during the legal…


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Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Could Be On Steelers Radar Again Come June

Almost exactly one year ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers brought then-unrestricted free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington in for a visit. He didn’t sign, however, and the team quickly turned their attention to signing Cam Thomas instead. Carrington went on to make a few more free agents after leaving Pittsburgh before…



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The Steelers Future’s Report: Mitchell Van Dyk

Name: Mitchell Van Dyk College: Portland State Height: 6’7 Weight: 300 Born: 1/2/1991 We’ll continue focusing on the new guys by taking a look at the 6’7 offensive tackle out of Portland State, Mitchell Van Dyk. Van Dyk comes to the Steelers after spending last year’s training camp with the…


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2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Offseason

We’ve shown you our series of mock draft simulations from Fanspeak.com. To start the week, we’ll take it one step further and mock an entire offseason. Fanspeak has let people like me nerd out, offering a “Managing the Cap” simulator in conjunction with Overthecap.com, a site dedicated to salary cap…



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Sensible For Steelers To Show Interest In LB Brian Orakpo

Usually this time of year, as the start of free agency looms, and cuts are made, the Pittsburgh Steelers sit back and watch the rest of the NFL landscape partake in the bonanza. Perennial bottom feeders like the Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins often go crazy, choosing to…


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Notes From The 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

My brief notes from Saturday’s 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Not an extensive report after watching it only one time through but I was able to identify a few things. For the players that showed well, it makes you want find more tape and see if it’s consistent with what was…



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An Early Steelers Free Agent Wishlist

Wipe away those tears? Fix that hole in the television? Good. Because though we’ll spend this week reviewing the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Baltimore Ravens, it’s time to start turning our attention to the offseason. I’ll throw out a list of possible free agents the Steelers could conceivably look…


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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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Audio: Thursday Interview With David Todd On ESPN 970 Radio

Thursday afternoon I joined David Todd for an interview on his show that can be heard on ESPN 970 Radio. We covered several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers as the head into their Sunday game at the Georgia Dome against the Atlanta Falcons. In addition to talking Steelers football, we…


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Steelers Defensive Charting Takeaways: Post Bye Week

By Alex Kozora As we’ve done every few weeks, some interesting takeaways based off my charting of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense in 2014. Just a random assortment of things that stuck out to me based off the data. – Over the last two weeks, James Harrison has been dominating the…


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NFL Week 12 Open Discussion Thread

With the Pittsburgh Steelers on a bye this week, we can all sit back and watch the rest of the games around the NFL in week 12. If things play out just right, the Steelers will enter Week 13 as the No. 3 seed in the AFC. As usual, you…


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Steelers Enter Their Bye Weekend As 5th Seed In AFC

The Pittsburgh Steelers are on a bye this week, but they’ve managed to move up to the fifth seed in the AFC thanks to the Oakland Raiders beating the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday night. The Steelers and Chiefs currently have identical 7-4 records, but the Steelers are now the higher…


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2014 NFL Week 2 TOX Stats

Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season is now in the books and here is your weekly TOX stat update. After an 11-0 start in Week 1, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat in Week 2 went 9-2 (81.8%). The Denver Broncos and St. Louis Rams are…