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5 things to watch for during training camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers head to training camp in the upcoming days, and fans should expect this year’s camp to be one of the more entertaining parts of the summer. It’s not every year that the Steelers are a heavy favorite for the Super Bowl. Outside of the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh is the only other […] Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 things to watch for during training camp...
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Ranking The Steelers’ Starters: 3-1

We have reached the finish line. First of all, I want to thank every single one of you readers for taking the time to read this series throughout the last month or so. I know it’s been a slog to get here, but I truly appreciate you all taking the...
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1 hour ago

Steelers Check In At Number 4 In Pro Football Talk Power Rankings

I know how beloved Mike Florio and Pro Football Talk is around these parts, so I like to bring up as often as possible whenever he decides to talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers. The site has been going through a list of its own power rankings over the course of...
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2 hours ago

2017 Offseason Questions: Could Steelers Employ A Platoon At Slot Cornerback?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While
Via Steelers Depot
4 hours ago

Andy Reid chastises Tamba Hali for social media outburst

Far too often, social media gets professional athletes in trouble. For instance, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali is in a bit of hot water after he blasted his team on Twitter on Saturday.Head coach Andy Reid was not thrilled and has since called out Hali. “We don’t want him to do it through the social media part and all that,” Reid said at Monday’s news conference...
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Brown sends subtle message to Bell on Twitter

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown sent this clever and very non-cryptic message to fellow teammate, running back Le’Veon Bell. There’s a pencil and paper there indicating Brown is encouraging Bell to sign his $12.12 million franchise tag. It was the second such message Brown had for Bell in as many days.Bell and the Steelers failed to come to terms on a long-term...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Countdown to Camp: Artie Burns

Countdown to Camp is a series aimed at preparing fans for the Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming training camp by focusing on players who were on the 2016 roster. Each profile will include basic statistics and a hand selected highlight from last year. Artie Burns 25 Position Cornerback Date of birth May 1, 1995 (age 22) Place of birth Miami, Florida Height 6-0 Weight 197 High school...
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4 names to watch for in Steelers training camp

There are plenty of players to be excited about once the Steelers arrive in Latrobe for training camp later this week. There’s the return of Martavis Bryant and the arrival of James Conner. Those are two names that will be on plenty of headlines and on people’s radars, and with good reason: both are talented players. However, every year there are players people forget are even...
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The Steelers 2017 Schedule in 4 Quarters – Part One

The announcement of the schedule for the NFL season has become an event. I am not exactly sure why, but being as it comes during the offseason and after the draft, I guess it’s just another way to keep people thinking about football as if we ever stop. At this point, several months have come and gone since the NFL Network broadcast their two-hour 2017 NFL Schedule Release special...
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Is Kirk Cousins an option for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018?

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly don’t need a quarterback yet, but depending on when Ben Roethlisberger retires, they could be looking for a veteran to come in and take over. By drafting Josh Dobbs in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Steelers began preparing for life after Big Ben. But Dobbs isn’t ready […] Is Kirk Cousins an option for the Pittsburgh Steelers in...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers risk training camp holdouts at two important positions

The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in an uncomfortable position after the team was unable to sign Le’Veon Bell to a long term extension. Bell has not yet signed the franchise tender, which would give him a salary of $12.1 million for the 2017-18 season and is not expected to show up at the beginning of Steelers training camp. If reports are to be believed, Bell wanted money...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bell has no plans to miss regular season games

Le’Veon Bell has yet to sign his franchise tender with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and there has been talk of him not showing up to training camp to showcase his displeasure. Come Week 1, however, the star running back is expected to be ready to go.ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler noted this week that Bell plans to play a full 16-game season whether he reports for the start of camp or not....
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: 2017 season is championship or bust

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been an elite franchise in the NFL for over the past decade. They have yet to have a season with less than eight wins under Mike Tomlin and look poised again for another great year. However, now more than ever, the Steelers need to make one more Super Bowl run. It’s no secret that Ben Roethlisberger’s storied career will be coming to an end soon....
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers find a new airline: Does it matter?

The Pittsburgh Steelers were recently dropped by American Airlines and will be utilizing Miami Air International for away games. Why and will this matter? I know, I know. It seems trivial. But it’s the offseason. News is slow. Hear me out though. The Steelers are switching airlines and here’s the reason along with any potential […] Pittsburgh Steelers find a new airline: Does...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Conner beating everyone but Tom Brady in NFL jersey sales

According to the latest sales report, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back James Conner’s jersey ranks No. 2 among all sales at Dick’s Sporting Goods. The only higher-selling jersey is that of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.Brady has become even more popular than ever since overcoming a ridiculous four-game suspension to lead the Pats to their fifth Super Bowl...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: No deal for Le’Veon Bell, no problem

The Pittsburgh Steelers and those who represent Pro Bowl running back Le’Veon Bell went down to the wire trying to get a long-term deal done, but that 4PM deadline to sign franchised players came and went yesterday. With news coming out that the Steelers offered Bell an average over that of the $12.1M tag he will get in 2017, many around the league seem to be scratching their head...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers offered Bell more than $12 million per year

Le’Veon Bell was unable to come to an agreement on a long-term contract extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but it sounds like the team made him a pretty respectable offer.Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports that the Steelers offered Bell $42 million over three years, which would be a higher average annual value than the $12.1 million he will make in 2017 playing under the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Le'Veon Bell, Steelers unable to reach long-term deal

The deadline to sign a player under the franchise tag to a long-term extension has come and gone, and the Pittsburgh Steelers and running back Le’Veon Bell were unable to agree to terms.Despite intense negotiations between the two sides, the gap between demand and offer was too wide to bridge. As a result, Bell will earn $12.1 million under the franchise tag in 2017 (if and when...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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