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Steelers Are Middle Of The Road In Terms Of Roster Turnover

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers made the playoffs was in 2011. The current Steelers roster, whom have gone 16-16 since then, contains just 16 players left from that last playoff appearance, coming after a 12-4 regular season. And that seemingly substantial roster turnover is actually just middle-of-the-road turnover in today’s NFL, according to an […]

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Steelers Draft Needs – Running Back

Earlier in the offseason, we took a position-by-position look at where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand with their roster before the free agency process both ravaged and replenished the talent pool. The Steelers entered the process with 22 free agents. They re-signed six of them, while losing eight more to other teams, with eight remaining unsigned. […]

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Steelers Smart Not To Limit What LeGarrette Blount Can Offer

New Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount was interviewed yesterday on the radio, as we’ve previously posted, but I wanted to expand on some of the comments that he made during the interview pertaining to how he views himself being used this season based on his conversations with the team. While he mentioned that they […]

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Buccaneers Trading Mike Williams To Bills Still Might Not Be Enough To Drop Mike Evans To Steelers

On Friday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded wide receiver Mike Williams to the Buffalo Bills for a sixth-round draft pick and as a result, it could wind up shaking things up a little bit in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Now that Williams is out of Tampa Bay, the Buccaneers very well […]

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New Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount Solid On First And Ten During His Career

While it’s pretty obvious that new Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount is not a three down player at the NFL level, there is one down and distance in particular  that he has excelled at since coming into the league in 2010. Dating back to 2010, Blount has averaged 5.47 yards per carry on first […]

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LeGarrette Blount Looking To Overcome Checkered Past

LeGarrette Blount was a bad seed coming out of college. He missed the majority of his final season due to suspension after sucker punching an opposing player on the field following a loss. His draft stock took a sharp nosedive and he went undrafted, despite significant potential, as shown by his 1000-yard season as a […]

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Blount Still Has Work To Do Despite Improvement In Short-Yardage Game

When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers turned away from LeGarrette Blount after the 2012 season, they did so holding the belief that they were letting go of a big runner who couldn’t get the tough yards in short-yardage situations. The statistical evidence from that time period of his career generally supports those claims, as does the […]

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LeGarrette Blount Gives Steelers A Complementary Ground Attack

The Pittsburgh Steelers appeared intent to add a veteran running back to the roster to supplement second-year back Le’Veon Bell at some point this offseason, and that point came earlier today when they signed LeGarrette Blount to a two-year contract. It’s no secret that the Steelers value a veteran presence in their locker room, which […]

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Ravens Trade For Veteran Offensive Lineman Jeremy Zuttah

In an attempt to improve their offensive line for the upcoming season, the Baltimore Ravens traded for a veteran offensive lineman on Sunday. According to baltimoreravens.com, the Ravens have acquired six-year veteran offensive lineman Jeremy Zuttah from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a 2015 draft pick. Zuttah, who was originally drafted by the […]

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Report: Patriots Free Agent RB LeGarrette Blount Moves Back Steelers Visit To Friday

New England Patriots free agent running back LeGarrette Blount was slated to meet with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the next few days, but now that visit won’t take place until Friday, according to the National Football Post. With the NFL owners meetings taking place next week in Orlando, Fla., Blount would have been unable to meet with Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert […]

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Steelers Also Signed WR Hingle McCringleberry On Friday

Not only did the Pittsburgh Steelers sign former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore on Friday, they also signed Hingle McCringleberry as well. McCringleberry is Moore’s alter ego, a wide receiver that can’t control himself after scoring a touchdown and continually thrusts his lower body one too many times on his way to penalty […]

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A Look At What LeGarrette Blount Could Offer The Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are still on the hunt for a complementary back behind their workhorse, Le’Veon Bell, since Jonathan Dwyer chose to join the Arizona Cardinals earlier in the offseason. This is a hole that they would clearly like to fill before the draft rolls around if their recent activity is anything to go by. […]

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Are The Steelers Rebuilding This Offseason?

There has been some discussion this offseason over whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers are actually ‘rebuilding’. It’s a none too surprising topic, given the team’s .500 record over the past two seasons, but is there evidence to support the argument? The Steelers have already allowed a handful of free agents to walk, many of […]

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Breakdown Of New Steelers S Mike Mitchell

By Alex Kozora Using the All-22 Coaches Tape, here is an evaluation of new Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell. Beginning with individual game breakdowns and notes. I watched five games of Mitchell in 2013. For each, I did a pre and post snap tally. Looked at the following categories. Pre-Snap Free Safety or Strong Safety […]

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Former Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Gets Max Value Of 18 Million Over Three Years From Broncos

According to several media reports on Sunday, the three-year contract that former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will sign with the Denver Broncos has a maximum value of $18 million and includes $6 million guaranteed. Earlier reports had suggested that Sanders was looking for a contract similar to the five-year, $31.5 million deal former […]

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Report: Teams Not Happy With The Way Emmanuel Sanders And His Agent Did Business

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders verbally accepted deal from the Kansas City Chiefs prior to agreeing to a deal with the Denver Broncos and now several teams are very upset. According to Rapoport, Sanders’ new agent, Steve Weinberg, accepted an offer in principle from the Chiefs on […]

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By Re-signing Julian Edelman, The Patriots Look Like They’re Over Emmanuel Sanders

The New England Patriots are definitely not taking off the first Saturday of the free agent signing period as just hours after it was announced they had signed former Seattle Seahawks defensive back Brandon Browner, it’s not being reported they have re-signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Julian Edelman. While it appears as though the […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Emmanuel Sanders To Meet With 49ers On Saturday

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is really racking up the frequent flier miles this week and he’s switching time zones in the process as he continues to shop his services around the league. Sanders, who met with the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday, will now reportedly meet with the San Francisco […]

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Recapping The Steelers Third Day Of Free Agency

Day three of the 2014 league year was pretty busy for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but that action related to them only included them losing another one of their own unrestricted free agents and scheduling visits with a few from other teams. If you missed any of the Thursday news, here is a quick recap for […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Emmanuel Sanders To Visit With Chiefs On Friday

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has finished his tour of Florida, it appears as though he will be headed northwest to visit with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. Sanders visited with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday and the Tampa Bay […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Emmanuel Sanders Visiting With Buccaneers On Thursday

According to P. Schrager of Fox Sports, Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is indeed spending Thursday with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after leaving his Wednesday meeting with the Jacksonville Jaguars without a contract. With Golden Tate and Eric Decker both now off the free agent market, Sanders and Julian Edelman will […]

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Will The Recently Released Steve Smith Land In Baltimore With The Ravens?

On Thursday, the Carolina Panthers released wide receiver Steve Smith in a move that has been anticipated. Smith, a five-time Pro Bowler, will be 35 in May and is coming off of a season that included him catching just 64 passes for 745 yards and four touchdowns. His 11.6 yards per catch average was the […]

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Now That WR Eric Decker Is Off The Market, Will Emmanuel Sanders Be Next?

The New York Jets announced late Wednesday night that they have come to terms with Denver Broncos unrestricted free agent wide receiver Eric Decker, so you have to think that puts Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders one step closer to finding a new home for 2014. The Jets were rumored to […]

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Recapping The Steelers Second Day Of Free Agency

The first full day of the 2014 league year officially came to an end at 4:00 p.m. EST and for the Pittsburgh Steelers it was day highlighted by the re-signings of several of their own unrestricted free agents. In case you missed anything, here is quick recap of what happened on Wednesday and you can […]

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Patriots Quickly Sign CB Darrelle Revis Following His Release From The Buccaneers

Cornerback Darrelle Revis wasn’t unemployed very long following his release from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday as it’s now being reported that the former University of Pittsburgh product has signed a one-year, $12 million contract with the New England Patriots. Rumors had been circulating throughout the day that the Patriots would go after Revis […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Emmanuel Sanders To Visit Buccaneers After Visit With Jaguars

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will be getting plenty of sunshine this week as he’s scheduled to visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after visiting the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. The Buccaneers could use a third wide receiver to play alongside Vincent Jackson and Mike Williams and […]

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