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Audio: Saturday 5/23 Interview With Michael Grau On Trib Live Radio

Saturday morning I had an interview with Michael Grau on Trib Live Radio and we discussed several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers with the OTA sessions set to get underway next week. We discuss the new extra point rule, possible upcoming contract numbers for defensive end Cameron Heyward and how big running plays allowed last […] Audio: Saturday 5/23 Interview With Michael...
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Contract Extension Could Be Coming For Steelers DE Cameron Heyward

Jeremy Fowler of writes that the Steelers signing DE Cameron Heyward to a contract extension now would be a cost-effective move for them in the long run. Doing so would, obviously, cost Pittsburgh more upfront now, but Heyward is an ascending player who has already said publicly that he would like to remain with the Steelers ... The post Contract Extension Could Be Coming...
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Cameron Heyward hoping to be Steeler for life

Cameron Heyward is entering the final year of his rookie contract with the Steelers, but he is hoping it isn't his last. Heyward wants to follow in the footsteps of three recently retired teammates -- Troy Polamalu, Brett Keisel, and Ike Taylor."You know, the Steelers greats, they don't go anywhere else,” Heyward told reporters earlier this week per the Tribune-Review. "And that...
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Heyward Expects A Lot From Tuitt In 2015

When the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season gets underway, second-year defensive end Stephon Tuitt will only be 22 years-old. And while the Notre Dame product and former second-round draft pick had a few struggles during his rookie season in the 405 snaps that he played, fellow defensive end Cameron Heyward said Wednesday that he believes Tuitt […] Heyward Expects A Lot From Tuitt...
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Steelers DE Cameron Heyward In No Rush To Get New Contract Done

At some point between now and the start of the 2015 season, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward will likely receive a contract extension that should result in him being included in the top-5 highest paid 3-4 defensive ends in the league. Even though it’s going to happen, Heyward claimed Wednesday morning during his talk […] Steelers DE Cameron Heyward In No Rush...
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NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Steelers Defense?

View image | The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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Steelers DL Coach Mitchell A Selfless Man, Just Like His Players

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell can be looked at as a mad scientist of sorts, trying to mold massive pieces of clay into a monstrous Frankenstein type of wrecking machine for the team’s 3-4 defense. Whether it be turning a first-rounder like defensive end Cameron Heyward into one of the best in the game, or inheriting a […] Steelers DL Coach Mitchell...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers position review: Defensive line

Taking a look back at the 2014 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense was not as strong as they usually are. Pittsburgh’s defense ranked 18th in the NFL last season as the team went on to an 11-5 record. The Steelers did make the playoffs as the third seed in the AFC but they lost in the first round. The defensive line was slightly above average but were not stellar in the...
March 19, 2015  |  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

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