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Robert Morris OLB AJ Holderman says Pittsburgh Steelers defense fits style best

AJ Holderman said that, the, Pittsburgh Steelers, defense is one that, may suit his style best. Holderman definitely is an option for Pittsburgh as a likely priority free agent after the conclusion of the NFL Draft. The small school prospect had a breakout season, in 2013. He finished fifth on the team in tackles with 51 and led Robert Morris in seven sacks and 14.5 tackle...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Why drafting a cornerback is their biggest need

The NFL draft is right around the corner and there’s a lot of options and needs for the Pittsburgh Steelers this year. There is a lot of speculation as to what position the Steelers will address in the first round. There’s wide receiver, cornerback, defensive line and even tight end. The biggest need is cornerback. The secondary needs to improve. While there’s a lot of focus...
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Mike Adams Not Sulking, But Not Comfortable Over His Position

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams is in the city working with his fellow linemen, training to get past a rough season in which he lost his starting job after just a month. He spoke with the team’s website yesterday about his second year in the league. Adams wasn’t the only player that got benched. […] Mike Adams Not Sulking, But Not Comfortable Over His Position...
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Kiper still likes LSU's Odell Beckham Jr. at no. 15 for Steelers

As projected before, NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper is still seeing the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. with their 15th overall pick. If all goes according to Kiper's forecast, Beckham will be the third WR taken after Clemson's Sammie Watkins (No. 3 - Jacksonville) and Texas A&M's Mike Evans (No. 7 - Tampa Bay) are off the board....
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Steelers Draft Needs – Inside Linebacker

Earlier in the offseason, we took a position-by-position look at where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand with their roster before the free agency process both ravaged and replenished the talent pool. The Steelers entered the process with 22 free agents. They re-signed six of them, while losing eight more to other teams, with eight remaining unsigned. […] Steelers Draft Needs – Inside...
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Pittsburgh Steelers have a private workout tomorrow with LB Glen Stanley

Tomorrow the Pittsburgh Steelers are working out former small school linebacker Glen Stanley. Glen Stanley finished his college at Albany State a small black college in Georgia. Stanley is a freak athlete out of Vanguard High School in Ocala, Florida. Stanley was named second team all american and tore up the division and he did […] The post Pittsburgh Steelers have a private workout...
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Heyward-Bey buys stadium lights for high school

Darrius Heyward-Bey’s journey to the NFL began at McDonogh, a private high school in Owings Mills, Md., that’s long played its football games sans stadium lights. Until now. According to the school’s website, Heyward-Bey recently purchased lights for John McDonogh Stadium, fulfilling a promise he made to Athletic Director Mickey Deegan in 2005, his senior year at the school...
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Steelers have a lot riding on 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers own the 15th overall pick and coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert have been going as many pro days as they possibly can. When the team hits the draft, they need to find several players who can step in and make an impact immediately. For instance, a cornerback who could step in and play right away and a receiver to fill the number fourth...
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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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Steelers host three draft prospects

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers brough in three NFL draft prospects in for visits on Tuesday. Two of them, many believe, could go early in the draft, which starts on May 8th in New York. 6-6, 310 lb defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman out of Minnesota is said to be a possible late-round pick, and Rice cornerback Phillip Gaines (6-0,...
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2014 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers Must Do a Better Job Drafting Cornerbacks

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t the only team that passed on Richard Sherman in the 2011 NFL Draft. However, that’s not the only mistake they’ve made when it comes to drafting cornerbacks since Mike Tomlin became head coach in 2007. As Sherman would say, their cornerback crop during that time has been “mediocre.” It’s been a factor in the erosion of a defense that allowed...
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Steelers may have to bring back Brett Keisel

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review believes the Steelers may not have a choice but to bring back 35 year-old Brett Keisel. Steelers have huge issue at DE. No experience, no depth and nothing in draft that can help right away. Keisel looking like only legit option — Mark Kaboly...
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Who are we predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers will draft at No. 15? It might surprise you.

It’s obvious that the Pittsburgh Steelers have large (if not glaring) holes at various positions. So, who do they take in the First Round to try and solve those needs immediately? Is it help on the defensive line? At cornerback? Wide Receiver? Tight End? Offensive line—where does one start! Well, the staff at the cover32 headquarters asked every team’s managing editor to compile...
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Power Rankings: Pittsburgh Steelers have had one of worst offseasons in NFL so far

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers full 2014 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed six of their own players and seven new players, via free agency. Six on offense, six on defense and one on special teams. The balanced approach to addressing both sides of the football alleviated the pressure to reach for a player in the NFL Draft. The signings appear to allow Pittsburgh to take the top player on their board when the 15th ...
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