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Shamarko Thomas’ Time Running Out In Pittsburgh

Hard worker. Great story. A player you root for. Those are all facts to describe Shamarko Thomas. His future in Pittsburgh, however, is a much more uncertain. Through the first quarter of the season, Thomas has logged four defensive snaps. They all came in Week One when the Steelers tried... The post Shamarko Thomas’ Time Running Out In Pittsburgh appeared first on Steelers Depot...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers May Want To Give Shamarko Thomas Some Snaps This Week

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen left the team’s season opener late in the game after suffering a concussion, but he seems to have been able to bounce back quickly, clearing the league’s concussion protocol, as he was listed as a full participant on the first practice report of the week.... The post Steelers May Want To Give Shamarko Thomas Some Snaps This Week appeared...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Tomlin says Shamarko Thomas needs to improve mental game

If Shamarko Thomas ever wants to start filling Troy Polamalu's shoes, he's going to have to improve his mental approach to the game. Thomas, who was expected to start at safety alongside Mike Mitchell, saw just four defensive snaps in Thursday's season-opening loss to New England. Will Allen will continue to play ahead of Thomas because of his veteran presence. "He's got to be...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas’ Demotion Should Not Come as a Surprise

I can’t say I’m surprised and you shouldn’t be either. Washington-Observer Reporter and Steelers Nation Radio Member Dale Lolley broke the news via Twitter. #Steelers will go with Allen at strong safety over Thomas | Observer-Reporter — Dale Lolley (@dlolleyor) September 6, 2015 Shamarko Thomas has been a great story since being drafted three years...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Have An Opportunity To Get Shamarko Thomas On The Field

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been consistently adamant throughout the offseason about their plans for second-year strong safety Shamarko Thomas for the 2014 season. Carnell Lake spoke during the offseason that the Steelers plan to keep him at safety for the foreseeable future, emphasizing that they want to see him develop as a safety for his […] Steelers Have An Opportunity To...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Shamarko Thomas Quietly Working Toward Stardom

Shamarko Thomas appears to live by the credo “speak softly and carry a big stick.” He isn’t the type to tell you how good he is. This pre-season Shamarko has been overshadowed in the media by defenders like Ryan Shazier, Jarvis Jones, and Jason Worilds. He may not start in 2014, but Shamarko Thomas is quietly working his way towards being the Steelers’ next breakout star...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Consistency is key for Shaq Richardson

Going into this year’s NFL draft, many believed the Pittsburgh Steelers would address the secondary in the first round. That, however, did not hold true. The Steelers didn’t draft for the secondary until the the fifth round where they took Arizona corner Shaq Richardson. Richardson started all 13 games for Arizona in 2013 and was second on the team when it came to interceptions...
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Might Be Headed For Less Playing Time In 2014

Prior to him suffering an ankle injury in the Week 10 game last season against the Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas registered a whopping 193 snaps of playing time on defense. Once he was healthy, however, he never played another snap all season. With less than 100 days to go until the start […] Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Might Be Headed For Less Playing...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Is Shamarko Thomas ready for a bigger role?

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense will be highlighted this offseason as the unit suffered one of its worst seasons in recent memory. The Steelers’ secondary may have been the worst part of the aging unit. The secondary constantly gave up splash plays and looked old and slow. Underneath the old and slow lies the young Shamarko Thomas who the Steelers drafted in the fourth round...
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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