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Steelers Open To Bell-Williams Dual Backfield

Generally, when somebody says that they would like to see a team run more two-back sets, they are not referring two one halfback and one fullback—that is, the sort of bulldozing fullback who very nearly exclusively serves only as a lead blocker. What they are usually referring to is a…


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Keith Butler ‘Encouraged’ By Bud Dupree’s Development

After registering 4 sacks and 26 total tackles during his rookie season, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree will be expected to improve immensely in his second year and that should happen be a result of a complete understanding of the defense. Last week, Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler talked…


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Antonio Brown Continues To Take Young Receivers Under His Wing

We’ve written about Antonio Brown’s close friendship with Shakim Phillips. And how he caught passes with Eli Rogers in his driveway. Now, Brown is spending extra time working with 7th round pick Demarcus Ayers. “I’m actually about to go to his house right now and get some extra work in,” he…


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Landry Jones: ‘Things Started Clicking For Me’ Last Year

There will be a few notable training camp competitions to watch later in the summer for the Pittsburgh Steelers, with varying degrees of predetermined certainty to them. Left tackle is one of them. Punter is another. There are three positions nominally open in the secondary. And then there is the…


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Matakevich’s Transition Eased By Veteran Peers

That first taste into the NFL isn’t easy. It’s overwhelming, chaotic, removing yourself from the comfort you had as “the guy” in college. The transition is still ongoing but the veterans are helping a guy like Tyler Matakevich get through it. “Now I’m starting to pick it up,” he told…


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Ross Ventrone Roots For Penguins In Way Only He Can

This may be a Pittsburgh Steelers’ dominated site but with tonight being Game One of the Stanley Cup Final, we’re all Pittsburgh Penguins’ fans. We’ve seen Antonio Brown, Mike Tomlin, and Brett Keisel attend home games last series which ended in a Game 7 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning….


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Steelers Begin OTAs On Competitive Note

In nearly every training camp practice last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers started the same way: a seven shots period. Ball on the two, seven snaps, only one winner. Mike Tomlin took no issue in replicating that to kick off yesterday’s OTA practice. Speaking to the media, Ben Roethlisberger talked about the Steelers…


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Jerald Hawkins Channeled Grief Into Progress On And Off Field

Much has been said about Pittsburgh Steelers first-round cornerback Artie Burns and the tumultuous year he has gone through since the untimely death of his mother last year, and how he has had to persevere through it, with his father imprisoned, for the sake of himself and his younger siblings….



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Cameron Stingily Reportedly Dropped 25-30 Pounds

Last week, we speculated tryout-turned-signee Cameron Stingily might move to fullback. But this Steelers.com article seemed to dispute the notion, now sealed by David Johnson’s arrival. According to the article, Stingily has dropped 25-30 pounds, now sitting in the 225-230 range. He played so heavy last year, as he tells…


CLEVELAND, OH - JANUARY 3, 2016: Linebacker Anthony Chickillo #56 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates after a fumble recovery on a kickoff during a game against the Cleveland Browns on January 3, 2016 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. Pittsburgh won 28-12. (Photo by Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Anthony Chickillo

Anthony Chickillo Receives Impromptu Coaching From Kevin Greene

If you ever find yourself as a fringe outside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers and a former Steelers outside linebacker recently inducted into the Hall of Fame starts talking to you, it’s probably wise to bend an ear in his direction and listen to what the man has to say,…


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OTAs A Time To Learn For Fort, Cockrell

This may be the time of year considered to be the “offseason” for us, the fans, but there is rarely a day off for the 90 men on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. With full practices in OTAs starting back up in a week, it’s obviously a time to go through…



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Anthony Chickillo Credits Coaching Staff For Smooth Position Switch

A year ago, Anthony Chickillo weighed 267 pounds. He was used to playing with his hand down, in the trenches against tackles and guards. So when the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted him in the 6th round, everything changed. By training camp, Chickillo dropped down to 254. He was moved to outside…