Teresa Varley

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Stephon Tuitt’s Work Ethic Paying Off

Stephon Tuitt knows he’ll be counted on in his second season as the team’s starting defensive end. And it’s a role he seems ready for. In an interview with Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley, Tuitt attributes his progress to the effort he put into his practices. “I practice hard. From that time…


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Maurkice Pouncey The Nucleus The O-Line Must Grow Around

By now chances are that you’ve already read the story about Pittsburgh Steelers veteran offensive linemen Maurkice Pouncey and Marcus Gilbert taking the rookie linemen out to dinner and footing the bill for what damage the 300-plus-pounders could do. Not that they don’t have the money to afford treating a…


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Where Are They Now? Donnie Shell

Today, I wrote an article in regards to Troy Polamalu making it into the Hall Of Fame as a first-ballot candidate. It’s a legitimate discussion, as he’s going to get in regardless, it’s just a question of when. However, as great as Polamalu was, he may not even be the first Steelers’…



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Where Are They Now? Chris Fuamatu-Ma’afala

A sixth round draft choice out of Utah in the 1998 NFL Draft, I can still hear the chants of “FUUUUUUUU” being rained down at brand-new Heinz Field in the wee stages of the 2000s. A 6-foot, 252-pound battering ram of a running back, Chris Fuamatu Ma’afala was the backup to icon Jerome…


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A Closer Look At New Steelers DC Keith Butler

This past offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers waved goodbye to a longtime fixture of the ball club’s defense in coordinator Dick LeBeau. The “father” of the zone-blitz, his intricate defensive schemes kept offensive coordinators up at night each and every fall, and now his duties have been turned over to longtime…


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Steelers Stay True, Go Back To The Buckeye Pipeline Once Again

With Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly looking to his Oregon Ducks pipeline early and often for NFL talent, the team is often looked at as an extension of Oregon, the “Philadelphia Ducks” if you will. Kelly looked to cap this off by an “any means possible” approach to trade up…


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Steelers LB Corps Boasts The Pedigree To Be Best In The League

After all the hoopla surrounding the 2015 NFL Draft with the mocks predicting either Kevin Johnson or Marcus Peters to Pittsburgh, and once again, the prognosticators can take them and toss them to the wind. Seemingly every year in the first round, the Steelers end up with a prospect out…



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Football Gamble Has Paid Off For New Steelers CB Senquez Golsen

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Mississippi cornerback Senquez Golsen Saturday night in the second-round of the 2015 NFL Draft and once that happened, it served as a final payoff for a gamble that the young defensive back took several years ago. Before he ever stepped on the University of Mississippi football…


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Sean Spence Turned “Why Me” Into “Why Not Me”

Professionally speaking, there is no denying that Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence has gone through a lot of turmoil in his young career. A former third-round draft pick, he suffered a devastating knee injury in the final preseason game of his rookie year. The torn ligaments were worrying enough,…


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Steelers RB Josh Harris Working Hard At Becoming A Better Player

The Pittsburgh Steelers promoted running back Josh Harris to their 53 man roster last season after they parted ways with the disgruntled LeGarrette Blount and that move showed that the organization had some level of confidence in the former undrafted player out of Wake Forest. Being as his playing time…