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Steelers First Depth Chart Highlights Lack of Depth at Defensive End

Yesterday the Pittsburgh Steelers released their first depth chart of the 2014 off-season and one point to note is the lack of experienced depth at defensive end.   The starters, as it stands now, are Cameron Heyward, who is coming off of his best season in the NFL, and Cam Thomas, who was signed during free agency from the San Diego Chargers. Thomas was benched last year as the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

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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22 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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

Steelers Expected To Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On DE Cameron Heyward Pretty Soon

Any day now I expect the Pittsburgh Steelers to announce that they have picked up the fifth-year option on the rookie contract signed by defensive end Cameron Heyward and now we know what the price of that 2015 salary will be in doing so. On Thursday, the Houston Texans picked up the fifth-year option on […] Steelers Expected To Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On DE Cameron Heyward...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Likely To Wait Until May To Exercise Cameron Heyward’s Fifth-Year Option

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward had a breakout year in 2013 and with 2014 currently scheduled to be the final year of his rookie contract, the team will have to decide by May 3rd whether or not to pick up the fifth-year option that came into existence with the new CBA agreement in 2011. Being as Heyward was drafted 31st overall in 2011, his option year amount will...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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