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Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds is now in the final year of his rookie four-year contract, and the expectations are high for the 2010 second round selection out of Virginia Tech.
When you look back at the first contract years of Worilds' predecessors at the outside linebacker positions, it gives you some hope that 2013 will be a breakout year for the successor to James Harrison.
In 1997, Jason Gildon was in a contract year and recorded five sacks a year after registering seven as a starter. While five is low, it was good enough to tie him for second most on the team. Read more [...]
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Tammy Nunez of The Times-Picayune reported Friday that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback coach Randy Fichtner will be in attendance for the Tulane Pro Day this upcoming week to watch quarterback Ryan Griffin. Not only will Fichtner be present for the workout, but he will also be having dinner with the 6-foot-5, 206-pound Griffin in addition.
"I’m headed to San Diego on April...
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers really wanted to sign quarterback Brian Hoyer, but the Cardinals placed a second round tender on him, since he was a restricted free agent. I’m sure Cardinals’ head coach Bruce Arians knew the Steelers wanted Hoyer, that’s why he placed such a high tender on him. The ironic part is that Hoyer was on Steelers’...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was spotted at Georgia pro day on Thursday, where outside linebacker Jarvis Jones had, what was reported to be, an unimpressive showing.
Jarvis reportedly turned in a slow 4.9 forty yard dash and he didn't move overly fluid in the linebacker drills either. The 6 foot, 2 inch linebacker did not workout at the NFL combine last month...
Since Kevin Colbert became the Pittsburgh Steelers’ director of player personnel in 2000, they have not missed on a first-round draft pick, although it’s too early to tell on Cameron Heyward and David DeCastro.
The 2013 NFL draft is no time for the Steelers to snap that first-round streak.
Coming off an 8-8 season, the 2013 draft is a pivotal one for the franchise. As frustrating...
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According to Pro Football Talk, the Pittsburgh Steelers are one of three teams interested in free agent outside linebackers Elvis Dumervil and Dwight Freeney.
This isn't the first time we have heard that the Steelers have an interest in Dumervil, but it is the first time that Freeney's name has been linked to Pittsburgh.
Mike Florio reports that Dumervil’s decision is...
It’s tough to be a mid-level team in the NFL, but that’s where the Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be right now. There’s a lot of really good talent on the roster with a mix of up-and-coming youngsters and veterans who have been around the block.
But there’s also a talent shortage in some important spots and a salary cap that’s been tight for the past two offseasons.