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Evaluating the Pittsburgh Steelers draft class

After the dust has settled from the three-day NFL Draft in Philadelphia, it is an appropriate time to evaluate how the Pittsburgh Steelers utilized their eight picks. Going into the draft, defensive help in the secondary was a priority for the Steelers. The situation with Martavis Bryant necessitated some attention to the receiving core and the team was rumored to be looking for...
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Top 10 takeaways from the 2017 NFL Draft

The 2017 NFL Draft is now in the books. It was an action-packed three-day event in Philadelphia, one that saw the league’s 32 teams attempt to build for the future. There’s surely a lot to focus on here as we recap the events.From quarterbacks finding themselves valued at an all-time high clip to running backs making a return to relevancy, there’s a ton we can take away from...
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Pittsburgh Steelers Select JuJu Smith-Schuster in Second Round of 2017 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected JuJu Smith-Schuster in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft. The two-time Second-Team All-Pac 12 wide receiver, JuJu Smith-Schuster heads to the Pittsburgh Steelers as Ben Roethlisberger’s new toy on the outside. The physical wideout out of USC has some of the most reliable hands in the draft and will […] Pittsburgh Steelers Select JuJu Smith...
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Steelers OT responds to Myles Garrett wanting to sack Ben Roethlisberger

Defensive end Myles Garrett getting selected first overall by the Cleveland Browns automatically pairs him up against Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger twice per season.Coincidentally enough, Big Ben is the quarterback Garrett said he first wishes to meet. Roethlisberger’s right tackle Marcus Gilbert was quick to respond to Garrett’s remarks. It looks like Garrett...
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Top 10 takeaways from first round of 2017 NFL Draft

Here we are. The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has drawn to a conclusion. There were some major surprises along the way, especially at both quarterback and wide receiver. All said, six players at those two positions were selected within the first 12 picks.Among the most-active teams in the first round, both the Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49ers ended Thursday’s action...
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Roethlisberger makes peace with hometown in ceremony

Ben Roethlisberger has long had a rather difficult relationship with his hometown of Findlay, Ohio, but he appears to be moving past some things.Roethlisberger and his sister Carlee were inducted into the Hancock County Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, and it provided the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback with an opportunity to make peace with his hometown.“Some negative things were...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

With Big Ben returning, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense could be all-time great

As expected, Ben Roethlisberger will be returning for at least one more season with the Steelers after announcing his return via Twitter last Friday.  Although the quarterback stated that he was contemplating retirement shortly after his team fell to Brady’s Patriots in the AFC Championship game in January, just about everyone around the league — including the Steelers themselves—believed...
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Dan Rooney convinced Bill Cowher to draft Big Ben

Steelers chairman Dan Rooney, who died Thursday at age 84, already was in the Pro Football Hall of Fame when a stroke of his leadership set the Steelers on the path to their fifth and sixth championships.Head coach Bill Cowher and director of football operations Kevin Colbert were ready to draft Arkansas offensive tackle Shawn Andrews with the No. 11 pick in 2004.When the Steelers...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger denies asking Steelers to get a tight end

Ben Roethlisberger would like to make it clear that he’s not trying to play general manager for the Pittsburgh Steelers.Roethlisberger strongly denied an NFL Network report stating that he has been lobbying the team for a tight end in the NFL Draft, saying that he has full faith in the organization to do what is best without him butting in.“The report of me lobbying to draft...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger confirms return for 2017 NFL season

Ben Roethlisberger has ended months of speculations concerning his NFL future by announcing he’ll return to the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2017 season.The announcement that Roethlisberger would return for a 14th NFL season was made via the Twitter account of the quarterback’s official website. Roethlisberger fueled retirement rumors shortly after the Steelers’ disheartening...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

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