Pittsburgh Steelers have pulled off the unthinkable and can now focus on the future

The NFL Draft is always exciting, especially for a team that builds through it. But for the Pittsburgh Steelers, they’ve taken an unconventional approach to their offseason and it’s making April 26 even more unknown. Mason Rudolph is now the guy at No. 28, right? Or maybe Derrius Guice...
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Joe Haden Now The Veteran Leader In Secondary

He’s only been with the team for about seven months, but the Pittsburgh Steelers have to be looking toward cornerback Joe Haden as the new veteran leader for their secondary after they released their three longest-tenured players this offseason in cornerback William Gay and safeties Mike Mitchell and Robert Golden....
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Report: Steelers to sign Morgan Burnett

The Steelers will sign defensive back Morgan Burnett, according to Jeremy Fowler of (on Twitter). The news was first reported by another former Packer, James Jones (Twitter link). Burnett just wrapped up a four-year, $24.75M deal with the Packers and he was said to be seeking a deal worth more than $8.5M per year at one point. There hasn’t been a tremendous amount of buzz...
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Source: Ex-Packers DB Burnett to Steelers

The Steelers filled a need in the defensive backfield by landing former Packers safety Morgan Burnett, a source told ESPN.
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Steelers Getting Serious About Special Teams In Free Agency

Special teams: The “bathroom stall toilet paper” of the football word. If you forget to look for one, and too late realize you don’t have any, you’re up a creek. And in the past, we’ve seen the Pittsburgh Steelers swimming without a paddle. Maybe that’s changed for 2018. Or at...
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Steelers patient again in free agency, but maybe that's a good thing

If the Steelers remain patient in free agency, they may actually find a decent player at a not-so inflated price. Here we are again: another year, another quiet first week of free agency for your Pittsburgh Steelers. Like most fans, you probably anticipated they would do nothing, but at the same time hoped they'd surprise you with something. Almost a week into this thing (as...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
2 hours ago

Dolphins safety Michael Thomas visited Steelers

The Steelers appear to be getting active in the safety market (at a time when not many others are). According to Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Dolphins safety Michael Thomas visited the Steelers Monday, his first visit since the start of the free agent period. Along with their reported interest in Morgan Burnett, it’s [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
3 hours ago

Newly signed Jon Bostic talks about his injury history, replacing Ryan Shazier and more

Get to know the latest addition by the Steelers a bit better. The Pittsburgh Steelers officially welcomed Jon Bostic to the team after passing his physical and signing his contract Monday, and there was a brief media session for the new inside linebacker afterwards. During the session Bostic didn’t hold back from answering questions weighing on everyone’s minds. Is he injury prone...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
4 hours ago

Report: Steelers on the verge of signing free agent safety Morgan Burnett

This move could be a game-changer for a sagging Steelers defense. While the Pittsburgh Steelers have remained relatively quiet throughout the early stages of NFL Free Agency, things are starting to pick up now. After the early wave of players have been picked up, the Steelers have started doing some real work. They have hosted a pair of special team aces, signed Jon Bostic at inside...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
5 hours ago

Report: Steelers to sign Morgan Burnett

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a glaring need at safety. But if reports are true, they won’t for much longer. According to James Jones, the Steelers will sign former Packers safety Morgan Burnett. Meanwhile, the Packers need even more help at DB. And while Burnett is seen as the best safety on the market, it’s fair to question how much he has left. On the other hand, it’s fair to question...
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Steelers helped punter avoid losing visa, keep wedding date

The Pittsburgh Steelers win big for making one of the more interesting free agent signings this year. This happened when the team found a way to re-sign Australian-born punter Jordan Berry in February, one month before his U.S. work visa was slated to expire.In doing so, it saved Berry the trip back to Australia to process the paperwork necessary to return to the United States. The...
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S Michael Thomas visits Steelers

The Steelers hosted safety Michael Thomas on a visit, Mark Kaboly of The Athletic tweets. This is the first known visit for Thomas, who spent five seasons with the Dolphins.However, Kaboly reports Thomas left Pittsburgh’s facility without a contract. Both sides could be surveying their options, and the Steelers are in need of safety help.Pittsburgh cut longtime back-line starter...
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Ryan Shazier on NFL future: ‘I definitely feel like I’ll be back out there’

Ryan Shazier has every intention of returning to play in the NFL in the wake of a traumatic spinal injury during a game late last season, saying he “definitely” expects to resume his career at some point.The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker was making an appearance over the weekend at an event at Heinz Field honoring the team’s late owner, Dan Rooney, when he expressed his remarkably...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quietly having solid offseason

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have not made any flashy moves, their offseason has been productive and addressed their needs. Their moves have not headlined many sportscasts or dominated public conversation, but the Steelers have had a quietly solid beginning to the free agency period. The Steelers were able to restructure the deals of Alejandro Villanueva and Antonio Brown to help...
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JuJu Smith-Schuster laughs at Vontaze Burfict’s PED excuse

JuJu Smith-Schuster is not buying Vontaze Burfict’s excuse for his PED excuse.Burfict is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s drug policy, but according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, he’s planning to base his rebuttal on the argument that he was prescribed medication for a concussion stemming from a hit by Smith-Schuster.The Steelers receiver found this to be hilarious...
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Pittsburgh Steelers host Pro Bowl special teamer, Matthew Slater

The Pittsburgh Steelers began their free agent recruiting trail with a Pro Bowl special teamer and former New England Patriot. Matthew Slater isn’t much outside of special teams, but the seven-time Pro Bowler has the leadership and experience to make a drastic impact on the last remaining...
Via Still Curtain
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Pittsburgh Steelers sign inside linebacker Jon Bostic

The Pittsburgh Steelers have solved their inside linebacker problem, inking a contract with former Indianapolis Colt, Jon Bostic to a 2-year deal. According to Ian Rapoport, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed Bostic to a 2-year deal. After spending just one season in Indy, the inside...
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Matthew Slater reportedly visiting with Steelers

Longtime New England Patriot Matthew Slater is threatening to pull a reverse James Harrison.Slater is visiting with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday, ESPN’s Field Yates reports. Slater, a former fifth-round pick by the Patriots in 2008, has been with New England his entire career. He serves as the team’s special teams captain and has made seven Pro Bowls as a special teamer.The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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JuJu Smith-Schuster blasts Vontaze Burfict over PED defense

In one of the least surprising pieces of news during the NFL offseason, Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended once again by the league. Only this time, the suspension comes after Burfict allegedly tested positive for PEDs.In reporting on the four-game suspension, ESPN’s Adam Schefter had this to say.“Burfict’s appeal will center around the fact that he was on...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Plays of the Year: Tyler Matakevich’s blocked punt lifts Pittsburgh past Cleveland

Steel City Underground presents "Plays of the Year" featuring the tops runs, catches, hits and everything else in-between for the Steelers 2017 season. Embed from Getty Images The 2017 NFL season kicked off with the Pittsburgh Steelers traveling to play against division foe Cleveland. It would be our first look at both, the high-powered Steelers offense and the revamped Browns. Well...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Shazier posts footage of gym workout

Ryan Shazier on Friday morning shared a video on Instagram that’s sure to thrill the many supporters pulling for him as he recovers from a traumatic spinal injury suffered during a Dec. 4 game: footage of him engaged in a gym workout. Shazier notes in the comments posted to Instagram that he’s solely focused on upper-body work, but that does not take away how he keeps reaching milestone...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Shazier attends March Madness games in Pittsburgh

Ryan Shazier was in attendance for several first-round games of this year’s NCAA Tournament.The Steelers linebacker took some time out of his schedule to take in the day’s games in Pittsburgh, which included Villanova-Radford, Virginia Tech-Alabama, Oklahoma-Rhode Island, and Duke-Iona. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Pat Forde, Shazier was snacking and appeared to be enjoying his day...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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