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Steelers Player-By-Player Practice Review

It’s only eight practices and we’re still several days away from our first game, but with the off day, it’s a nice chance to review the progress of each Pittsburgh Steeler. Take it with a grain of salt, there’s still so far to go, but it’s a nice bow on…


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Steelers Game One Depth Chart Prediction

With the first release of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 depth chart will undoubtedly come many questions and many assumptions from fans. I’ll urge you to avoid drawing conclusions of any kind over what is really just a glorified publicity stunt to keep fans engaged on the team’s off day. Nothing…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 8 – Monday

For the first time during the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 training camp we had rainfall, albeit very little. The drops and the threat of impending lightning were enough for security to evacuate the bleachers, but that didn’t deter Alex and I much, as we simply relocated to the hill overlooking the…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 7 – Sunday

The injury bug has befallen the Pittsburgh Steelers in training camp, and although none of the issues are reportedly very serious, the team was short a few bodies for Sunday’s practice. The team also said farewell to Michael Egnew (who was one of mine and Alex’s first 15 expected cuts,…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Seven

Day seven of training camp. The heat has broken, it’s been considerably cooler the last two days, and tomorrow’s practice is what stands between the team having their first off day in a week. Let’s jump into today’s notes. – Injury roundup: Back practicing in full today were: Gerod Holliman,…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Six

Day seven and the home stretch of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ six consecutive practice. Today was more physical and energetic than I anticipated following a night practice. Definitely not a boring day. Let’s hop to it. – It also unfortunately wasn’t a healthy day as several players didn’t finish practice. Ryan Shazier, Gerod Holliman, Josh Harris, Shamarko…


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Steelers Training Camp Diary: Day Five

One of the most memorable days of camp each year and this edition of “Friday Night Lights” was no exception. Jam packed, Jon Ledyard and I estimated 4,000-5,000 people packed into the Memorial Stadium. Not sure if there is another team in the league that annually brings this high school…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 4

Another blazingly hot day in Latrobe, conditions that were hard enough to just stand in, let alone practice in full pads. The players handled the heat well, with a lively practice that didn’t have quite as much contact as Wednesday’s, but still provided plenty of entertainment. Daily stock report… Stock…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Four

Day four is in the books. Fourteen to go. Another exciting day of practice at St. Vincent. As always, a lot to go over so let’s jump right in. – As usual, Cameron Stingily was the first Pittsburgh Steeler down the stairs around 2:30. James Daniel fed footballs through the…


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Quotes From The Steelers Thursday Training Camp Practice

Had some excellent interview sessions today with some of the Pittsburgh Steelers players, thought I would give fans an opportunity to step inside the facility and see what a couple key, developing players thoughts are on their training camp experience so far. These are just a couple highlights from the…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 3

Of course the hottest day of a scorching week in Latrobe would coincide with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first full-pad practice, but the weather did nothing to deter the players enthusiasm for the return of contact. While tackling was limited (which didn’t stop some players like Vince Williams), their were several…


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Training Camp Diary: Day Three

We all hoped it would be a great day of practice and wow, it was. So much happening today, even if a lot of it was sloppy. But days like today remind you of the quantam leap of the team in pads compared to the first two days in shorts….


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Training Camp Statistical Recap: First Two Practices

As we did throughout last year, a statistical look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 11 on 11 sessions. Keep in mind they only tell a very small part of the story, plays are already scripted beforehand, and there’s a lot of context to be desired. But in the interest of thoroughness,…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 2

The energy and pep were absolutely palpable for the Pittsburgh Steelers during Monday’s practice, the second of training camp. Another gorgeous day of well over 80 degree temperatures, the heat mandated a slower practice pace for the players throughout most of the day.    Outside of the P.U.P. list and…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Two

Day two! Fifteen left to go. Today was the last day the Pittsburgh Steelers will be without pads, returning on Wednesday with hopefully an exciting, full-contact practice. Still, there were a lot of great moments on Day Two. Without wasting more time, let’s jump into the notes. – Rookie running…