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Pittsburgh Steelers DE Cameron Heyward’s quote shows perspective and leadership

In 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward finally showed his first round mettle. The end was a force to be reckoned with on the Steelers D-line, and expectations are high for Heyward in 2014. An enormous way a player can show progress is through their leadership on and off the field. And that’s exactly what Heyward has shown these first few days of camp. “Everybody...
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Numbers Crunch: Cameron Heyward – Left End Or Right End?

By Alex Kozora The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive ends are arguably the team’s biggest question mark heading into 2014. How well will Cam Thomas adjust to playing five tech full time? What can Stephon Tuitt offer the team in his rookie year? Will any of the young pups – Brian Arnfelt, Nick Williams – make an […] Numbers Crunch: Cameron Heyward – Left End Or Right End...
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Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Knows Playbook Tough For Rookies To Grasp

With four weeks of offseason practices now in the books, it looks as though rookie Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier will start alongside Lawrence Timmons when the team host the Cleveland Browns in the season opener. During a recent interview with Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network, defensive end Cameron Heyward talked about how tough it […] Steelers DE Cameron Heyward...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Rookie OL Wesley Johnson Squares Off Against DE Cameron Heyward In Wednesday Fight

The Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday OTA practice is now underway and apparently there’s already been a fight. According to Scott Brown of, rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson got into it with defensive end Cameron Heyward following an interception by rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier. Johnson was drafted by the Steelers with their second of two fifth-round […] Steelers...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Smart move to exercise Heyward’s option

The Pittsburgh Steelers, last week, elected to exercise defensive end, Cameron Heyward’s fifth-year option. This allows the team to keep Heyward through 2015. Heyward was drafted 31st overall by the Steelers back in the 2011 draft. The move to keep the 6-foot-5, 288 pound defensive player comes after a breakout season. Heyward started his career as a backup but after last season...
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers have picked up the option on Cameron Heyward

Today the Pittsburgh Steelers elected to pick up the 2015 option on Cameron Heyward.  This was a smart move, and according to Albert Breer, Heyward is expected to make 6.969 million in 2015. Heyward had his best season last year, setting career-highs in tackles (59) and sacks (five). He also defended seven passes. Most importantly, […] The post Pittsburgh Steelers have picked...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers exercise Cam Heyward’s option

The Pittsburgh Steelers have exercised the fifth-year option of defensive lineman Cameron Heyward.  His contract will not run through 2015. Fifth-year options for Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson, Bengals WR AJ Green and Steelers DL Cameron Heyward were officially exercised today. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 21, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

False Alarm: Cameron Heyward Has Not Had His Option Picked Up

Picture: Pittsburgh Post Gazette There were reports out a few minutes ago that the Steelers had picked up the 5th-year option on Defensive End, Cameron Heyward’s contract.  This report is false. Albert Breer of NFL Network reported that the Steelers had picked up the option, but he actually meant to report it as Cameron Jordan, not Cameron Heyward. Breer tweeted this: Wanna correct...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Puts Team Goals First

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward certainly had a breakout year in 2013 and he'll look to improve on that performance in 2014. For Heyward, however, his biggest concern is helping the Steelers get back to the playoffs after back to back 8-8 season above everything else. "I don't have individual goals," Heyward told Michael […] Steelers DE Cameron...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cameron Heyward Hoping for a Better Season in 2013; Could he take over for Ziggy Hood at LE?

The Pittsburgh Steelers invested two first round picks into defensive ends in recent years to help replace aging ends Aaron Smith and Brett Keisel. Those two players are Cameron Heyward and Ziggy Hood, but things haven’t gone as well as was hoped to this point. Hood is now starting in place of the retired Smith and has been in the line-up for a while due to injuries that forced...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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