STEELERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mel Kiper: Darqueze Dennard is a ‘Steelers kind of player’

ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has the Pittsburgh Steelers taking LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. with their first pick in next month’s NFL draft. But Kiper believes Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard is the best fit for the Steelers at No. 15 overall. “I think the ideal pick if you’re the Steelers is Darqueze Dennard,” Kiper said during a conference call on Wednesday...
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Steelers will face adversity early in 2014 with 4 of 5 games on the road

The Pittsburgh Steelers schedule has been released, and while their opponents were already known, what wasn't known was that starting in week two, the team will play four of five games on the road - those road games being against the Ravens, Panthers, Jaguars and Browns. They'll fall in the same situation starting in week 10 when the only game they'll host is against...
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One Steelers Beat Writer Thinks Team Has Moved On From DE Brett Keisel For Good

It doesn't appear as though veteran free agent defensive end Brett Keisel has had many suitors so far this offseason and one local beat writer wrote on Wednesday that he thinks the Pittsburgh Steelers have moved on from the bearded one for good. "I do not think that is their intention," wrote Gerry Dulac of […] One Steelers Beat Writer Thinks Team Has Moved On From...
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Little to Complain About With Steelers 2014 Schedule

As I wrote yesterday, the annual release of the NFL schedules doesn’t do a whole lot for me. There’s just too much that can happen between now and the start of the season for me to get too giddy about anything. What I look for when the schedule comes out is the pattern of the Steelers’ schedule. When are the road games? When is our bye week? Who and where do we play before...
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Browns to open season at Pittsburgh

The Browns will open the 2014 regular season on the road for just the second time since returning to the NFL in 1999. It can't hurt the Browns chances as they've lost 14 of the first 15 opening games since the team returned. The only road game the Browns had in the opening week was a 17-14 loss to the Buccaneers in 2010. Mike Pettine will make his NFL head coach debut against...
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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey: “I Wish I Could Say That I’m Fully Back, But I’m Pretty Close”

Phase one of the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason program got underway on Tuesday and a good majority of the players are now back in town getting ready for the upcoming OTA sessions. One player who's been in Pittsburgh all offseason training is center Maurkice Pouncey and he recently updated the rehab of his surgically repaired knee […] Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey: “I Wish...
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ESPN’s Draft Academy gave an in depth look into the life of small schooler Pierre Desir

It is extremely hard to get publicity as a small school football player, but this year ESPN allowed a small school football player to be on their show.  Draft Academy focused on 5 players, Blake Bortles, Jadeveon Clowney, Marqise Lee, Bishop Sankey and small schooler Pierre Desir. The show was pretty amazing, and in the […] The post ESPN’s Draft Academy gave an in depth look...
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Using History As A Guide, CB Ike Taylor Thinks The Steelers Go Defense In Round One

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor loves watching college football and on Tuesday, he shared his thoughts as to the direction that he believes his team will go in the first few rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft during his show on Trib Live Radio. "This time, I think we might get a D-tackle, but we […] Using History As A Guide, CB Ike Taylor Thinks The Steelers Go Defense...
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Ben Roethlisberger's agent says 'there’s a plan in place' on contract extension with Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger's has been the target of speculation with two years left on the $102 million deal he signed in 2008 and the team in need of cap space. The quarterback's agent Ryan Tollner says that the two sides are on the same page and that after Roethlisberger's first extension, there has been a plan in place.
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Ben Roethlisberger’s agent says contract discussions are ongoing

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has two years remaining on the $102 million deal he signed in 2008.  The same number he had on his rookie contract when the Steelers made him the highest-paid player in franchise history. But Roethlisberger and the Steelers haven’t agreed on a new contract this offseason. “There’s been ongoing (contract) discussions for...
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Steelers’ Lance Moore: ‘It tells you guys want to win’

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore met with his new teammates and took part in the first day of Phase One of the Steelers’ offseason program, which consists of strength and conditioning and physical rehabilitation activities only. “I feel like I am the new kid in school today,” Moore said to the team’s website. “I was in New Orleans for nine years and this being...
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The Never-Ending Battle Among Steelers’ Fans; Offense or Defense?

Every fan base has its optimistic groups and pessimistic groups. Every fan base has a group that believes the team should go in one direction and those that believe the team should go in another. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan base has groups like this but it also has a group that that couldn’t be more divided; those who believe offense is the answer and those who believe defense...
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The Top 10 Pittsburgh Steelers draft busts—Part 1

With the NFL Draft fast-approaching, you’re bound to find many “all-time draft-busts” articles popping up. And I guess if you find this piece, you’ll uncover another one (albeit under the neatly re-packaged title of “least productive”). Why did I choose 1980 as a starting point for this piece on Steelers’ unproductive first round draft picks? For one thing, that year...
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Steelers exercise Cam Heyward’s option

The Pittsburgh Steelers have exercised the fifth-year option of defensive lineman Cameron Heyward.  His contract will not run through 2015. Fifth-year options for Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson, Bengals WR AJ Green and Steelers DL Cameron Heyward were officially exercised today. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 21, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...
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Pittsburgh Steelers Should Not Trade Up in First Round of 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their highest pick in the NFL draft since 2007, but two of the players at the top of their wish list probably will be off the board at No. 15. Cornerback Justin Gilbert led the Big 12 in 2013 with seven interceptions and 123 interception return yards. Wide receiver Mike Evans led the SEC with 12 touchdown receptions last season and averaged 20.2 yards...
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