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Steelers first OTAs drill was practicing 2-point conversions

The Pittsburgh Steelers, coming off their best offensive season in franchise history, returned to the field for the first time in more than five months, and their first drill in organized-team activities was practicing 2-point conversions. “Coach told me we were going to do it, and I was a little prepared for it,” quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said via Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh...
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Mike Tomlin says Steelers will not be reluctant about going for two point conversions

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened OTAs by practicing the new rule change regarding two point conversions from the 2-yard line and showing that it will be a big part of how the team will approach the change. “Coach told me we were going to do it, and I was a little prepared for it,” quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said, via Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “It...
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Steelers Put CB Cortez Allen On Right Side In Nickel At Start Of OTAs

While it’s still a little bit too early to write the Pittsburgh Steelers depth chart in pen as we sit here in May, we are already starting to get a glimpse as to how a few things might shake out in the secondary now that cornerback Ike Taylor has retired and Cortez Allen is back […] Steelers Put CB Cortez Allen On Right Side In Nickel At Start Of OTAs is a post from: The post...
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Likely More Truth To April Rumors Than Antonio Brown Will Admit – And That’s Okay

Yesterday was the first opportunity that the media was able to subject Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown to questioning this offseason, ever since it was rumored back before the draft that there was more to his absence during voluntary workouts than just wanting to spend more time with his newborn, which is, of course, […] Likely More Truth To April Rumors Than Antonio...
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Wednesday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Roethlisberger ready for more pressure? ► He did that better than ever in 2014, when he tied for the NFL lead with 4,952 passing yards, a Steelers record. His 103.3 passer rating ranked third. His ratio of ... Steelers' Harrison on running with backups: 'It is what it is" ► It's been quite a few years since Steelers linebacker James Harrison entered camp ... when he decided...
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Antonio Brown on contract: 'I've got enough' money

At a time in the offseason when certain players are staying away from team activities in order to potentially receive a new contract, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has a rather awesome take on his own contract issue. “This is a community that I love,” Brown said Tuesday, via ESPN.com. “My kids go to school here. I want to keep a good reputation. Obviously...
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Ben Roethlisberger Claims Season Opener Won’t be the Same Without Tom Brady

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hopes that Tom Brady will be able to suit up for the New England Patriots when the two teams come head-to-head in the Week 1 season opener. “He’s a guy, I’ve said for a long time, he’s the best in the business, and he proved it again last year winning his fourth (Super Bowl),” said Roethlisberger, per ESPN.com’s Jeremy...
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Steelers not expected to make ‘too many changes’ on defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers will practice for the first time in more than four months today when the Steelers begin organized team activities (OTAs). OTAs, which are Phase 3 of the offseason program, are 10 days of practice where the team can do 7-on-7, 9-on-7 and 11-on-11 drills, but no live contact. For the Steelers defense, it will be the first opportunity for them to put in...
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Veteran Steelers OLB James Harrison Begins OTAs As A Backup

The Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA practice of 2015 took place on Tuesday and for the first time since he became a full-time starter, veteran outside linebacker James Harrison was relegated to taking reps with the second-team unit. “Yeah, I’m behind Jarvis [Jones],” Harrison said, according to Jacob Klinger of pennlive.com . “He’s starting. I’m rolling in […] Veteran...
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RB DeAngelo Williams adjusting 'really well' in the wake of LeVeon Bell's absence from OTAs

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Maurkice Pouncey said that running back DeAngelo Williams has been filling the void left by Le'Veon Bell's recovery from a knee injury and is adjusting to the team during voluntary workouts with his new teammates. “We like him,” Pouncey said, via the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. “He’s adjusting really well. He has a great attitude toward...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Why they will win a Wild Card spot this year

The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off of a season in which they captured the AFC North title, but they will have to work hard in 2015 to repeat as divisional champions. They finished with an 11-5 record last season, just edging out the Cincinnati Bengals (10-5-1) and the Baltimore Ravens (10-6) for the divisional title. Three out of the four teams in the AFC North made the playoffs...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside the numbers: Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger

Welcome to Inside the Numbers as EndZoneScore will be taking an in depth examination into player stats from either last season or their career with their significant meaning behind it. Random players will be selected over time for this series in order to keep it fun.  Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger keeps improving with age. Despite taking plenty of hits,...
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Sammie Coates’ Game Reminiscent of a Future Hall of Famer

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Sammie Coates in the 3rd round of the 2015 draft, I sort of shrugged. I didn’t love the pick, and I didn’t hate it either. I also wasn’t surprised, as I called it in my final mock draft, because the Steelers showed a lot of interest in the pre-draft process. Before the draft I didn’t really want Coates. I felt that Sammie could be another...
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Le'Veon Bell talks about mindset day of DUI/pot bust

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell recently sat down for an interview during which he discussed his arrest last August for driving under the influence and marijuana possession that resulted in a three-game suspension that the NFL levied on him in April. When describing his mindset when he got behind the wheel on that day,...Read More The post Le’Veon Bell on mindset...
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