Williams expects plenty of carries with Steeleers

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) DeAngelo Williams is used to splitting carries. Just don't call the Pittsburgh Steelers' running back a backup. The way the Carolina Panthers' career rushing leader sees it, there will be plenty of work to do alongside Steelers star Le'Veon Bell. ''I got a lot of tread left on the tires and I don't have as many miles,'' Williams said. ''For those running backs...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: the effect of Le’veon Bell’s suspension

In the wake of Le’Veon Bell’s suspension being reduced, this could have a impact on Fantasy Football drafts around the country. According to ESPN, Le’Veon Bell is ranked as not only the #1 running back of Fantasy Football for 2015, but he is also the #1 overall player on the Top 300 list. This list was last updated today. But the question is, do fantasy football players want...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers RB Williams meets Tomlin's weight edict

Last week, we told you of DeAngelo Williams' fight against Krispy Kremes after Steelers coach Mike Tomlin requested that get under 220 pounds.  It was a weight that Williams hasn't been under since his rookie season despite that fact that he's always been listed at 215 pounds -- until now. Williams answered Tomlin's wish by showing up Saturday the lightest he's been in quite some...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell: ‘Easily the best I have ever felt’

Le’Veon Bell arrived at Pittsburgh Steelers training camp feeling better than ever. “This is easily the best I have ever felt,” he said Saturday. “I am in the best condition I have ever been in my life so I am excited.” Bell suffered a hyperextended knee injury in Week 17 of the 2014 season.  He was unable to play in the Steelers playoff game, but he’s recovered and...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers DeAngelo Williams Dropped 13 Pounds During Offseason

Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is about to take part in his first training camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe and he’ll do so at a weight he hasn’t seen since he came into the league with the Carolina Panthers in 2006. Williams, who is set to open the 2015 season as […] The post Steelers DeAngelo Williams Dropped 13 Pounds During Offseason...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: DeAngelo Williams Wonders Why Mike Tomlin Can't Help Him Move in to the Dorm for Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers are already arriving for training camp. As far as arrivals go, Antonio Brown's was the most anticipated thanks to his $500K Rolls Royce, but the quote of the day came courtesy of the team's new back-up running back, DeAngelo Williams.Apparently Williams doesn't like the whole process of moving in to the dorms for training camp and sees no reason why the head...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Steelers Training Camp: Live Updates From Reporting Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers are reporting to training camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe on Saturday and as we did last year, we will blog live Twitter updates throughout each and every day. Check back often for updates. Headed to Latrobe and yes I do my own stunts!!! #regseasonjunkie — DeAngelo Williams (@DeAngeloRB) July […] The post 2015 Steelers...
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Will Denard Robinson be a late round sleeper?

I remember it all too clearly last season. My fantasy teams running back situation was dire. I had originally drafted Ben Tate, Chris Johnson and DeAngelo Williams. All busts. Luckily, I was able to acquire Justin Forsett and Andre Ellington. That was basically my whole running back core. I needed someone. Anyone! That’s when Denard Robinson came along. Robinson took...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

RB DeAngelo Williams feels he's capable of rushing for 1,500 yards

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is used to sharing the load in the backfield, as he was part of a RB by committee with the Panthers virtually his entire career. However, the explosive runner, who will be the lead back at the start of the season due to Le'Veon Bell's suspension, feels he's still starter quality. "I'm feeling pretty good. I think I'm capable...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers boast a top-five quarterback, the No. 1 receiver and the reigning Fantasy Football MVP toting the rock. Pittsburgh has the most valuable offense in fantasy football and a new younger, more athletic defense. As usual in the Steel City they have an excellent linebacker corps and a transitioning secondary now that Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor have retired. This team is...
Via The Fantasy Fix
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart Finally the Feature Back for Carolina Panthers

CHARLOTTE, NC – JANUARY 03: Jonathan Stewart #28 of the Carolina Panthers runs the ball against the Arizona Cardinals in the 1st half during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Bank of America Stadium on January 3, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) The releasing of DeAngelo Williams by the Carolina Panthers ended a seven-year run shared...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Williams struggling with diet after Tomlin's weight request

DeAngelo Williams is big fan of Krispy Kremes, but he had to quit them cold turkey when his new coach, Mike Tomlin, told him he show up at training camp weighing less than he has in over a decade.  Tomlin made the request after the Steelers finished OTAs last month, according to the Sporting News. Problem is, Williams hasn't played that light since he was drafted, despite being...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis basketball upgrades their training facility

After announcing a renovation for their football squad, the University of Memphis has pursued a new basketball training facility worth $1.6 million. Linkous Construction Company will oversee the two-story, 63,000 square foot building, which resides in the Billy J. Murphy Athletic Complex that has undergone a $40 million face lift as a part of a “Vision for Victory” campaign...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin Asked To See Less Of DeAngelo Williams In Training Camp

In case you needed yet another reminder that the league’s and teams’ official height and weight measurements are not always to be trusted—in fact, they can be comically off according to season-to-season fluctuations based on coaches’ requests for players—the latest comes from Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams. Williams, at 5’9”, weighed in at 215 […...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy or Sell: Jonathan Stewart

Jonathan StewartADP: 46.7 RB: 19 Many have long thought Jonathan Stewart was a superior RB to DeAngelo Williams in Carolina. He’ll now get a chance to prove it. Stewart’s career started promisingly, as he notched 10 TDs in each of his first two seasons. Injuries and timeshares have taken a toll on his numbers the last five years – he’s scored just 10 times combined during...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Jonathan Stewart is everything the Carolina Panthers need

With the departure of running back DeAngelo Williams, Ron Rivera and crew are left asking that inevitable question: Who is going to step up and help fill the gap left behind by the 2009 Pro Bowler? When searching for answers to much needed questions, usually the search begins at home. With the Carolina running game, that happened to be just the case. With the departure of Williams...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 Preview

At the close of the 2014 NFL Season, we provided a review of each team with an eye toward the 2015 campaign. While still relevant it has become clear through free agency, and the 2015 NFL Draft that rosters are taking a different shape heading into the season. Much more will change through the summer, into training camp, and finally Week 1 but with the draft now in the rearview we...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Pittsburgh Steelers who have to produce in 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished with an 11-5 record last season but they lost in the first round of the playoffs. With the third best record in the AFC last year, the Steelers are only a few key pieces away from making a run to the Super Bowl. They do not have any huge, glaring holes, but they have a few questionable positions. If these four players can step up and perform at a...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Panthers Backfield

View image | Carolina’s backfield is a complete mystery. This off-season, the Carolina Panthers released long-time running back De’Angelo Williams. Williams was a 1st round pick in 2006 and made the Pro-Bowl in 2009. In 2014, the veteran runner suffered from injuries and was highly ineffective. He ran for only 219 yards in 6 games played. Then, there is Jonathan...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFC South Positional Groups: Running Backs

The running back position has evolved. It’s hard for someone at the position to see the field if they’re not adequate at pass blocking or have decent hands. It’s common for running backs to be moved around the formation as a diagnostic tool for the quarterback, and the player needs to have a route tree. Featured backs use to be the norm, but now they’re a rarity. Teams need...
Via The Saints Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers 2015 Training Camp Battle Report: Running Backs

The biggest question facing the Pittsburgh Steelers and their running backs isn’t so much about who as it is about “when.” In other words, when will will Le’veon Bell come off his suspension? Right now he will miss the first three games of the season but he is appealing. What that means is how do the Steelers proceed? I’m going to assume that Commissioner Roger Goodell...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: What to expect from DeAngelo Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers added much needed depth to the running back position this offseason. They signed DeAngelo Williams earlier this year and he is expected to have a big role, especially in the first three weeks of the season. Williams is not expected to take the starting spot away from Le’Veon Bell, but he will still have a contributing role.  Williams is nearing the end...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Overrated/Underrated Steelers, Big Ben Ranking, DeAngelo Williams & More

Season 5, Episode 125 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with Alex Kozora still sitting in for David Todd, we open the show by recapping the overrated/underrated article that Pete Prisco of CBS Sports released Friday morning as it relates to his selections for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was ranked 26th this year in […] The Terrible Podcast ...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams Has An Explosive Past

The Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely need three solid starts at the beginning of the 2015 season out of veteran running back DeAngelo Williams unless starter Le’Veon Bell has his suspension reduced via the appeal process. Even though he’s now on the wrong side of 30, Williams doesn’t have the typical amount of mileage […] Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams Has An Explosive...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers’ DeAngelo Williams: I’m capable of rushing for 1,500 yards

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsDeAngelo Williams, the Carolina Panthers’ all-time leading rusher, believes he can rush for 1,500 yards in the Pittsburgh Steelers system. “I’m feeling pretty good. I think I’m capable — and every back in this backfield is capable — of rushing for 1,500 yards,” Williams told USA TODAY Sports. “It’s just a matter of getting the...
Via Sports-Glory
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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