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Breaking down Dri Archer and his role(s) on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster

It’s amazing how much changes in one year. Last training camp, writers like me were simply gushing over the possibilities Dri Archer’s 4.26 speed could bring to the Steelers offense in 2014. The only caveat was his size (5’8”, 173 lbs). To compensate for Archer’s lack of girth and muscle and to best utilize his speed, getting Archer out in space, away from those big, angry...
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Rookie LB Bud Dupree: 'I am going to make an impact'

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Bud Dupree wants to bring back the tradition of the dominating defenses and striking fear in quarterbacks. The Steelers selected the 6-foot-4, 269-pound Alvin 'Bud' Dupree out of Kentucky, who's drawing comparisons to the Patriots' Jamie Collins. Some see Dupree as a raw product and not a player you plug in immediately, but that remains to...
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Thursday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers' James Harrison On Brady Ruling: 'That's A Shame' While some Steelers players have indicated that they would prefer if Brady was on the field when Pittsburgh opens the season in New England on Sept ... Steelers linebacker Moats says starting job is his to lose Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats eyes up wide receiver Dri Archer during workouts this week at St. Vincent...
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Steelers 2015 Training Camp: Mike Tomlin Recaps Day 3 Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to the Saint Vincent College practice fields Wednesday for their first padded session of training camp and afterwards head coach Mike... The post Steelers 2015 Training Camp: Mike Tomlin Recaps Day 3 Practice appeared first on by Dave Bryan. Go Steelers! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Steelers counting on heavy investment in first round linebackers to pay big dividends

The Pittsburgh Steelers have traditionally been a linebacker dominated defense, bit with age and defections, the team had to use high draft picks to replenish their corps. Jarvis Jones (2013 first round), Ryan Shazier (2104 first round), and (Bud Dupree first round 2015) are now expected to give returns on the heavy investment the team has made to the unit. "I'm here to work...
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Garoppolo back in spotlight after Brady suspension upheld

Jimmy Garoppolo won’t be able to hide in the shadow of Tom Brady this summer. Garoppolo and Brady’s training camp reps became equally as important Tuesday, when NFL commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the New England Patriots starting quarterback’s four-game suspension. Goodell’s decision increases the likelihood Garoppolo, not Brady, will start the 2015 season for the Patriots...
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The Steelers’ Defense May Be Changing More Than We Think

The question has been floating around the Pittsburgh Steelers’ organization since Mike Tomlin walked in the door and for the first time we are finally getting some answers. Fans have wondered if Tomlin would ever consider changing the Steelers’ patented 3-4 into his more favored ‘Cover-2′ defense. Dale Lolley of Steelers Nation Radio and the Washington Observer-Reporter reported...
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Steelers Roster? – Tell Us What YOU Think

Tell us who you think will be on the 53 man roster in 2015. Barring some very big surprises, most of the Steelers roster spots were already decided before camp even started. The pecking order within that roster may change, but over 80% of the roster was already known in June. Sure Bets: QB: Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski (2) RB: Le’Veon Bell, DeAngelo Williams, Dri Archer...
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Report: Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski Expects To Be Sidelined A Couple Of Weeks

Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski was one of five players placed on the PUP list by the team for the start of training because of an issue with his throwing shoulder. While the injury has hampered Gradkowski for most of the offseason practices, it doesn’t sound overly serious. With that said, it appears as […] The post Report: Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski...
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James Harrison on Steelers defense: ‘I want to see a nasty demeanor’

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsJames Harrison is ready for the entire Steelers defense to put the pads on Wednesday and hit someone. “I am looking at the whole defense,” said Harrison. “I want to see hitting. I want to see a nasty demeanor. “I think the offense likes to get the pads on because I think it’s like, ‘If we had pads on this would have happened.’ Now we...
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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Opens Camp Weighing 225-Pounds

Throughout the offseason, there have been multiple reports about Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant that relate to his training regimen as he looks to break out in 2015 and improve upon his rookie performance. Bryant talked to the media Monday morning and updated the results of his offseason conditioning program. According to Albert Breer […] The post Steelers WR...
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Ben Roethlisberger wants “to put up 30 points on the board in every game”

The Pittsburgh Steelers totaled a franchise-best 436 points last season. That equates to 27.3 points per game. This season, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wants to top last year’s numbers. “We want to start fast and we want to be able to put 30 points on the board in every game,” Roethlisberger told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Sunday.” In 2014, the team achieved record...
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Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown: “hold outs never go well”

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown tinkered with the idea of holding out of his team’s OTA’s back in April. That was short-lived because Brown has since attended all the team’s offseason activities. Speaking on the subject of holdouts, which are still very fresh in our memories due to wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant playing that game, Brown shared...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: updates from beginning of training camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers have officially started training camp for the 2015 season. They along with the Minnesota Vikings are the only two franchises starting Saturday in preparation of the August 9 Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio. Here are some awesome photos from the first day of training camp in Latrobe, P.A. Rise and shine, #SteelersNation. Training camp starts TODAY! pic...
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Tomlin Extension is a Leap of Faith for the Steelers

Normally when you see a professional or even college football coach given an extension it’s because they’ve recently won a championship or had a run of really good success. There are times however when contract extensions are given merely on the faith that the coach can get the job done. For the Steelers, Mike Tomlin fits a little bit of both of those perspectives. Tomlin has...
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How the Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Line Has Fun Before Training Camp

With training camp fast approaching NFL players across the country are doing what they can to prepare for the season and have a little more fun before it is time to get back to work. For some that has meant taking vacations with the family, heading off to exotic locales, or just having fun with friends and family wherever they happen to be. For four of the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive...
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2015 Pittsburgh Steelers: 7 Burning Questions Heading Into Training Camp

This is the year. The year the Pittsburgh Steelers win their seventh Super Bowl? Well, not necessarily. Even though the Lombardi Trophy is always the standard in Pittsburgh and certainly not out of the realm of possibility this season, another bragging right is within more immediate reach. This could be the year the Steelers offense is the best in the NFL. The Steelers were .3 yards...
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Antonio Brown will ride up to camp in custom Rolls-Royce

Really, there isn’t much to see here. All that’s happening is Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown prepared to role up to the team’s training camp in a custom made Rolls-Royce Phantom. NFL players having ridiculous cars isn’t new. What is new here is that Brown’s car is painted black and yellow to match his team’s colors. Courtesy of Rolls Royce Notice...
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Three Cameron Heyward tweets regarding his new deal with the Steelers

The NFL, like all of the other four major sports, is a “what have you done for me lately” type of league. And after seeing what Cameron Heyward did for the Steelers last season, they decided to lock him up long term before he had a chance to get away. Here’s a look at the top tweets from Heyward’s twitter account regarding his new deal and his growing appreciation towards...
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2015 Training Camp Primer

Football is back. Finally. It seems like ages ago that the Ravens knocked the Steelers out of the playoffs and we had to sit at home and watch Tom Brady win his 4th Super Bowl. (Seriously though, why did the Seahawks pass?). A lot has happened with this team over the off-season. Troy Polamalu retired. Ben Roethlisberger was signed to a 4-year extension that will keep him in black...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Believing in Tomlin

The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most prestigious NFL franchises; that is rich in tradition. Since 1969, the Pittsburgh Steelers have only had three head coaches and they aren’t looking for a new one anytime soon. Current head coach Mike Tomlin, has agreed to an extension through the 2018 season. Tomlin, 43, has been the head coach in Pittsburgh since 2007. In eight seasons...
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VIDEO: Le’Veon Bell can dunk a basketball with ease

Instagram Pittsburgh Steelers and former Michigan State stud running back Le’Veon Bell showed off some hoops skills on Instagram Tuesday.  At 6’1″, Bell displayed some serious hops.  Sure, athletes are athletes, but dunking a basketball at 6’1″ is no small feat. Don’t act like you’re not impressed. two feet or one foot…doesn’t even matter! #Juice A video...
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WATCH: Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison Doing Skull Crushers Harder Than Anyone Else

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is 37 years old. During those years the man has played a lot of football and at a speed that most players wish they could play at. You would think that over time he would slow down, but he really hasn't. If you see how hard the man works out you would understand why.I've posted several of his Instagram videos over the last couple months...
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