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Roethlisberger Disagrees With Bradshaw, Says Brady Is World’s Best QB

In a recent interview with Steelers.com, former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and current Fox Sports NFL analyst Terry Bradshaw, was asked who is the NFL’s best quarterback. Bradshaw’s choice was Steelers current quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “I would rate Ben right on top if the list, ahead of (Tom) Brady for sure…


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Mike Tomlin Thinks New Steelers QB Bryn Renner Is A “Quick-Study’

If things go like we think they will Friday night, new Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bryn Renner should see some playing time in the second half of the team’s preseason game against the New Orleans Saints. On Wednesday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked what it is he likes about Renner and what he looks forward to…


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Landry Jones Looking To Cement Backup Role

The Pittsburgh Steelers were fortunate over recent years, as the offensive line has improved and he has been reined in by his new offensive coordinator, to have quarterback Ben Roethlisberger healthy throughout the 2013 and 2014 seasons. That was not the case last season, during which he missed the most…


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John Mitchell Pleased With Hargrave, Surprised By Mathews

There may not be a more honest coach this side of the Mississippi than John Mitchell. So when he talks, the few times he does, he’s well worth the listen. Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley caught up with Mitchell recently and they ran through the bulk of the defensive line. The most…


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Ramon Foster Believes Steelers Are Lombardi Capable

Lombardi capable. Sounds like something Mike Tomlin would say, doesn’t it? Those weren’t the exact words Ramon Foster used but the sentiment he recently shared was the same. He thinks there’s no reason why the Pittsburgh Steelers can’t win their 7th Super Bowl this season “If the football gods spare…



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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….