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Howard Jones Looking To Edge His Way Onto Roster

Perhaps no position on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster has received more attention than their linebacking corps, both for their depth at inside ‘backer and the fierce competition that should ensue for the starting spots on the outside. Jarvis Jones, James Harrison, Arthur Moats and even rookie Bud Dupree are considered…


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2013 Steelers Tell Typical Tale Of Life On Practice Squad

Earlier this month, I took a look at the practice squad and how the Pittsburgh Steelers have in recent history been able to pluck a contributor here and there from the unit, some more significantly so than others, including current and previous starters. But I also talked about the fact…


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Proper Roster Building Requires ‘Special’ Balance

Yesterday, Alex Kozora turned his focus in his All-22 look series on an aspect of the game that simply does not get enough attention generally, unless, as with offensive linemen, somebody makes a mistake. The topic was special teams, and he looked specifically at Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey’s…


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Steelers 2015 Post-Draft Roster Review: Inside Linebacker

With the 2015 NFL Draft and rookie minicamp now in the rearview mirror, the Pittsburgh Steelers 90-man offseason roster is getting pretty close to set, although there are always some late movements to balance out positional numbers or replace injured or underperforming players. Now that the rookie class in in-house…



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Kozora: 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction

I’ll follow in Dave Bryan’s footsteps and present my far-too-early 53 man roster predictions. In the spirit, I’ll throw in a wild guess at a ten man practice squad, too. Ours will look similar with there realistically being only 5-7 “open” spots on the roster. But there are still some…


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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Draft

With the 2015 NFL Draft now behind us, it’s time for my first offseason 53 man roster prediction for the Pittsburgh Steelers. You will see that there are 54 players listed because of the extra spot needed because of running back Le’Veon Bell being suspended. In the comments below, tell me the selections…


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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…


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Steelers Become Better, Closer During Offseason

The few weeks the offseason provides allows players to go their own way. To step aside from football, get out of the city, go home, on vacation, you get the idea. For several Pittsburgh Steelers, this offseason was treated no differently as the regular season. This does edge on offseason…




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Lack Of Numbers At Key Positions Favor Tryout Candidates

The Pittsburgh Steelers began their rookie minicamp yesterday, during which the team’s new draft picks, undrafted free agents, and first-year players all participate as a sort of introductory session into the new league year, and into the world of professional sports. In addition to the above-named group of players currently…


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Terence Garvin Has More Competition For His Spot This Offseason

Two years ago, right around this time, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Terence Garvin participated in the team’s rookie minicamp on a tryout basis, and he performed well enough that he got the team to knock somebody else off their offseason roster to fit him in. As the summer progressed, he still…


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Steelers Tryout Players Only Need To Look Back To 2013 For Inspiration

The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie minicamp gets underway on Friday and that means the eight new draft picks and 12 undrafted free agents will join the 21 first-year players for some on-the-field instruction at some point over the course of the next three days. Additionally, those 41 players will be joined by…


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Steelers 2015 Draft Needs: Inside Linebacker

The calendar is quickly flipping through the month of April, and each day brings us closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft. By now, teams should have by and large accomplished everything that they have set out to do in terms of free agent roster building, which means that…



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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – ILB Jordan Zumwalt

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s…


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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – ILB Terence Garvin

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s…


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Steelers 2015 Early Offseason Draft Needs – Inside Linebacker

No matter how good your team may be doing, there will always be a vocal cross-section of the fan base that, at any given point during the season, is already looking at who their favorite team should be drafting the following spring. The Pittsburgh Steelers fan base is certainly no…


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Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – LB Jordan Zumwalt

While it has been true for many years in recent times that the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten little productivity on offense or defense out of their rookie players, that has been less of a truism in recent years, particularly, perhaps, over the last two seasons. While the Steelers have gotten…






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Steelers 2014 Final Defensive Charting Notes

As we’ve done sporadically throughout the season, we’ll go through our final master defensive chart for the final time. We’ll highlight some of the most interesting tidbits the charting told us. Sorted by position below. If you are curious about a stat/figure that you don’t see below, feel free to…