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Antonio Brown (Photo The Steelers have had many great wide receivers come and go throughout the history of their franchise. John Stallworth, Lynn Swann, and Hines Ward are just a few of the greats that have caught the ball for the black and gold. Now this year the Steelers are going into the season without the receiver who led the team in yards the past two seasons, but it opens the door for someone else to step in and make the most of the opportunity. Antonio Brown has now become the prime target for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with the departure of deep threat Mike Wallace. In the past two seasons as the number two Antonio Brown has not disappointed “Steeler Nation.” Last year Brown recorded over 700 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns in 13 games and the year before that he totaled over a thousand yards receiving en route to breaking the franchise record for most total yards in a season with over 2,200 yards. Brown is a threat in all facets ...

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We are less than a month away from the Pittsburgh Steelers reporting to Latrobe for training camp, so we will now continue to preview the training camp battles that will take place this year. Next up on our list is the battle for the third tight end/h-back spot. Make sure to chime in with your thoughts on this battle and vote in the poll in addition. Training Camp Battle Setup...

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Is anyone else tired of hearing about horrible off-field issues of players in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, etc.? Following the Aaron Hernandez arrest I have much bigger questions than: why would he be this stupid? Instead I’m wondering if, and if not why; anything was done to help Hernandez since he entered the league in 2010. Reports from multiple sources say that teams passed on Hernandez...

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One of the knocks on Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le'Veon Bell is his height, as he measured in at the 2013 NFL Combine at 73.375 inches. Bell was asked about his height during the mandatory mini camp in an interview on 105.9 The X Radio and talked about the pros and cons of it. "Being a 6'2" running back, I'm going to be one of the taller guys,...

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Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is one of my favorite players not only on the field, but off of it as well. He is as straight forward and honest as they come and a hoot to listen to interviews. Many of you might already be aware of the special bond that Taylor has with Dan Rooney, and it is on full display in the latest video on that features the veteran...

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Steelers LB Jarvis Jones Says Browns Bypassed Him In Draft Due To Medical Concerns And Poor Pro Day

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones was busy this week in Ohio at the annual NFL Rookie Symposium, but he let local reporters there know that he likely would've been drafted by the Cleveland Browns with the sixth-overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft if not for his medical concerns and poor Pro Day workout back in March. According to Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland...

LaMarr Woodley Will Eclipse Jason Gildon in 2015?

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Pittsburgh Steelers rookie outside linebacker Jarvis Jones says that the Cleveland Browns told him that they wanted him, but ultimately changed their minds due to concerns over his health and a not-so-stellar showing at the Scouting Combine, he believes. The Browns, with their 6th overall pick, went instead with Barkevious Mingo, a defensive rival from their days in the Southeastern...

Le’Veon Bell is going to ignite the Steelers offense this year

When it comes to importance and immediate impact on a football team, no one ranks ahead of Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell. The big, elusive Michigan State runner is the leading candidate to get the Steelers’ once proud rushing attack back on track. He’s their best hope to bring back big plays to the ground game. He’s also the key to turning the Steelers into...

Steelers RB Isaac Redman getting lighter and faster

When Todd Haley was hired a year and a half ago, it appeared that the Steelers would be renewing a commitment to the running game. Now, heading into season two of Haley's tenure as the Steelers' offensive coordinator, it appears he will be working with a diverse set of running backs. Isaac Redman, who may very well become the Steelers' starting running back, is currently...

Hines Ward Names His Choices For Steelers Mount Rushmore

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was a guest Friday evening on Pro Football Talk and was asked to name the four people that he would put on the organizations' version of Mount Rushmore. The first name out of Ward's mouth was Art Rooney Sr., and he followed it up by naming Chuck Noll, Franco Harris and Joe Greene as his choices for the Steelers fictitious...

Steelers Jarvis Jones believed he would be a Brown

Heading into the NFL draft, Jarvis Jones believed the Browns liked him with the sixth overall pick. He ended up going 17th overall to the Steelers which could have been 7 million more in his pocket, but at least he will win more in Pittsburgh. Jones told that the Browns told him they wanted him, but he believes they passed on him because of concerns about his medical...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Shamarko Thomas, a reason to appreciate what you have

It seems like every day we all manage to find something to complain about. Whether you have to wake up early for work, have an exam to study for or McDonalds stops serving breakfast at 10:30a.m. It seems like no one’s every satisfied. When you do complain, someone usually reminds you that someone has it worse than you. However, do you really think about that? Majority of us...

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Tolerance And Hypocrisy – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part III

By Matthew Marczi As with any professional sports organization that has been around for more than a few years, the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers is not without its shadowy figures from time to time. Of course, with the advent of 24-hour sports networks, social media, and amateur paparazzi, it is all the more difficult for professional athletes to keep their public profiles clean...
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