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So Many Safeties But Only So Many Spots Available

As of late, both safety positions for the Pittsburgh Steelers have been given huge question marks. Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu held down those spots until 2014, when Clark became a free agent and signed with the Washington Redskins. The Steelers then signed Mike Mitchell, who came off a productive…


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Homegrown Wild Looks To Show He Belongs With Steelers

Growing up, a lot of us had dreams and aspirations of playing in professional sports, as we idolized and grew to love the stars from our favorite teams. As the NBA Finals are under way, we see mega-star LeBron James jumping out of the gym, throwing down rim-rattling dunks and spinning the…


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The Steelers Future’s Report: Shawn Lemon

Name: Shawn Lemon College: Akron Height: 6’2 Weight: 250 pounds Born: 8/25/1988 We’re going to continue our Canadian Football League trend by reporting on the most notable CFL addition, linebacker, Shawn Lemon. Lemon comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers after a breakout year in the CFL, playing for the Calgary Stampeders….


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The Steelers Future’s Report: Ian Wild

Name: Ian Wild College: Mercyhurst (PA) Height: 6’0 Weight: 208 Born: 3/13/1990 Now that we’ve covered offense and defense, it’s time to get into some of the most interesting signings of the Pittsburgh Steelers futures players – the Canadian Football League players. We begin with the most recent signee, former…




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Former Steelers CB Terry Hawthorne Already Done With CFL

Well, Canada didn’t last long for former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Terry Hawthorne. According to Kirk Penton of the Winnipeg Sun, Hawthorne has already left the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to return to school. Hawthorne, who was drafted by the Steelers in the fifth-round of the 2013 NFL Draft, had just signed with…



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Todd Marinovich Turned Down A Shot With The Steelers In 1994

An interesting tidbit came out tonight during the ESPN premier airing of “The Marinovich Project“, a documentary about former 1991 first round draft pick Todd Marinovich. The film covers the life of Marinovich from a child up through his exit from the NFL and beyond. It is well worth seeing…