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Steelers Sign DE Caushaud Lyons To Practice Squad

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now signed rookie defensive end Caushaud Lyons to their practice squad now that he has cleared waivers. The #Steelers have signed DE Cashaud Lyons to the practice squad. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) October 2, 2015 Lyons, who was originally claimed off waivers by the…




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Steelers DE Caushaud Lyons Scouting Report

One of the two new additions to the Pittsburgh Steelers roster is defensive end Caushaud Lyons. I must admit I knew little about the rookie UDFA initially. So we’ll treat him like a scouting report. There’s less tape to go off of, I watched all of his preseasons snaps but…


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Caushaud Lyons Fits Profile Of John Mitchell Pick On Paper

The Pittsburgh Steelers made several roster moves yesterday to tweak their 53-man roster and establish their initial 10-man practice squad, and many of those moves have certainly drawn a hefty amount of conversation—much of it angry. But unquestionably the least discussed move in that group was the acquisition via the…


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Steelers Sign Todman, Release Grant, Chickillo

In case you missed it over on our live blog. The Pittsburgh Steelers have officially signed former Carolina Panthers running back Jordan Todman and claimed Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman Caushaud Lyons off waivers. The Steelers released rookies Doran Grant and Anthony Chickillo in corresponding moves. Todman is entering his…


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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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Gradkowski Has Probably Played His Last Snap With Steelers

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed quarterback Bruce Gradkowski on injured reserve, there’s a very good chance that he’s played his final snap in a black and gold uniform. Gradkowski, who will count $1,833,334 against the Steelers salary cap in 2015, is currently in the final year of the…


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With Pouncey Out, Steelers Need To Figure Out Who Will Back-Up Wallace

With it now looking like Pittsburgh Steelers starting center Maurkice Pouncey will be sidelined an extended amount of time due to an ankle injury suffered in the first quarter of the Sunday preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, Cody Wallace figures to be the one who will start in his…


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Collaboration On Display In Rebuilding Steelers’ Defense

A couple of months back, I speculated that, with the departure of defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau and the promotion of Keith Butler to the same position—one that he has never held before—we could expect to see the formulation of a new defense through a collaborative effort of much of the…



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Steelers Mike Tomlin Rated Sixth In NFL.com Head Coach Power Rankings

As the offseason dead period continues on, we are starting to see more and more lists and rankings emerge on the major media sites. On Wednesday, NFL Media analyst Elliot Harrison released his NFL head coach power rankings and he has Mike Tomlin listed 6th overall. Harrison writes: Some might…


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Steelers Rookies Make Trip To Canton

Before departing for a month, it appears at least some of Pittsburgh Steelers‘ rookies visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. This, of course, will also be the first location they will ever play professional football, participating in the Hall of Fame Game on August 9th versus…


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Steelers All-22: Kelvin Beachum 2014 Sack Recap

As we have already done with Marcus Gilbert, we’re looking back at all the sacks allowed by Pittsburgh Steelers’ left tackle Kelvin Beachum. Our intent is to hone in on the plays that resulted in the biggest sin for an offensive lineman, giving up a sack. It’s not meant to…


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Steelers Film Room: Cameron Heyward’s Arsenal Of Pass Rush Moves

Yesterday we looked at Cameron Heyward’s ability to play with power and leverage as an up-and-coming sack artist in the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. While those traits remain the cornerstone to his ever-improving game, Heyward’s developing arsenal of pass rush moves are what has truly pushed him into a special category of…