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Top 5 current NFL GM’s who have drafted the most Pro Bowlers

Being a general manager in the NFL must be a taxing job. Fans constantly want you fired, and you take the blame if a draft pick doesn’t pan out, or the salary cap prohibits you from making free agency splashes. However, there are some very consistent GM’s in the league. So, what current ones have drafted the most Pro Bowlers? (Bleacher Report) 5. Kevin Colbert – Pittsburgh...
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Can the Pittsburgh Steelers Offense Become the NFL’s Best?

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished 2014 with a trip to the playoffs that ended in a loss to the Baltimore Ravens during wild card weekend. They ranked seventh overall in scoring offense at 27.2 points per game this past season. Pittsburgh also boasted the top statistical wide receiver in Antonio Brown, who led the NFL in receiving yards with 1,698 while scoring 13 touchdowns. Additionally...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers offense will have to carry the team

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to have one of the best offenses in the NFL this season. “My expectation is they’re capable of being the very best because we’ve got the goods,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said at the NFL owners meetings. “We’ve got guys that are capable, we’ve got guys that know what they’re doing, we’ve got guys that played together for...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin: The Pittsburgh Steelers expect to be NFL’s No. 1 offense

The Steelers have long been known for their defense, but times are changing. These aren’t your father’s Steelers. With guys like Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell and Ben Roethlisberger, these Steelers are set to be an offensive juggernaut, and that’s exactly what coach Mike Tomlin expects. “My expectation is they’re capable of being the very best because we’ve got the goods...
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Steelers Look To Late-70s Model To Prolong Championship Window

For many, no doubt, it seems as though it has taken a longer time than it should have, but it does appear that the Pittsburgh Steelers are finally in the process of putting together an offense around quarterback Ben Roethlisberger that can legitimately carry the team through the season. It follows somewhat the trajectory of […] Steelers Look To Late-70s Model To Prolong Championship...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ramifications Of A Trade Up For Pittsburgh

With a new 5-year window for franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and the stage set for the offense to take it’s place as the NFL’s best, the elephant in the room as far as the Pittsburgh Steelers are concerned is the status of their defense. It’s a defense that’s been undergoing a face lift for several […] The Ramifications Of A Trade Up For Pittsburgh is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers bring WR Darrius Heyward-Bey back on one-year deal

Darrius Heyward-Bey is returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Hayward-Bey signed a one-year deal with the Steelers last April and has signed a one-year deal this offseason. “It’s great to be back,” said Heyward-Bey. “I just wanted to stay here and be a part of a great organization and play for a great coach. That is what Coach (Mike) Tomlin is. I wanted to be back. For...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis had conversations with Steelers

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Darrelle Revis signed a five-year, $70 million deal with the New York Jets on the first day of free agency, despite having several teams after him. Revis told SNY’s Loud Mouths with NFL Media’s Adam Schein and Chris Carlin that he was communicating with several teams besides the Jets and Patriots before his final decision. “...
Via Sports-Glory
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Steelers see D-Williams as a good replacement for Le’Veon Bell if suspended

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for at least the first two games of the season for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy related to a marijuana charge. The Steelers planned for this by signing running back DeAngelo Williams, who is the teams only outside free agent signed so far. “We will wait to...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger on Track to Set a Record He Doesn't Want

Big Ben Roethlsiberger has had a heck of a career during his years in Pittsburgh and is likely in for more great things before he is done. He already holds a few records and will likely hold a few more by time he is ready to call it a career. There is one mark, however, that he is on track to break that he would rather not.At the rate he is going he could very well steal a record...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger tops insane 2015 major sports salary list

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger received a lucrative contract extension 10 days ago. The deal will likely allow him to finish his career in Pittsburgh with an insane amount of financial security. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency NFL Draft: The 10 best defensive tackle prospects on teh board The craziest part: He’s getting paid big money...
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Giants content letting Eli Manning play out final year of contract: Report

The New York Giants do not seem any closer to working out a contract extension with Eli Manning than they were at the end of last season and appear quite content to let him play out the final year of his deal, according to an ESPN report. ESPN New York's Dan Graziano reported from the league meetings in Phoenix on Sunday night that the Giants had another conversation with Manning...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers see James Harrison as mentor

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed linebacker James Harrison to a two-year deal on Sunday. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert sees no point in waiting to re-sign the 36-year-old. “The values that he provides right now for those young guys we think trumps waiting,” Colbert said to Steelers.com. “He’s valuable in the building right now. He’s been in the building voluntarily...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison deciding between Steelers and Titans

James Harrison took to social media Saturday to announce he will decide between re-signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers or joining Dick LeBeau with the Tennessee Titans. The five-time Pro Bowl outside linebacker, who turns 37 in May, isn’t ready to retire. The opinions of my support team are split, but for me, my love for the man who both started, and made my career...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers to remain quiet in free agency

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Since the free-agent signing period started on March 10, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed only one outside free agent, running back DeAngelo Williams. “We’re still looking at what the options are, and we’ll continue to do that,” team president Art Rooney II said, per the Tribune Review. “I think we’re at this point not expecting that...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers are still waiting on Troy Polamalu

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers are still waiting for Troy Polamalu to decide if he will retire or play another season. Steelers president Art Rooney II was asked about Polamalu on Friday. “I don’t have an update on Troy,” Rooney said. Polamalu still has two years left on his contract and has a base salary of $6 million in 2015 with a salary...
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Todd Haley expects Martavis Bryant to push for No. 2 receiver spot

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley expects second-year pro Martavis Bryant to battle third-year wideout Markus Wheaton for the No. 2 wide receiver role. “We are looking for him to come in and make a push against Markus Wheaton for that No. 2 spot and continue give us big-time production, specifically in the red area where...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Chris Borland Decision, Steelers Contracts, Cap With Joel Corry & More

Season 5, Episode 90 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with David Todd back in the co-host chair, we start the show off by again recapping the new contract given on Friday to Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in addition to the signing of former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams. The Steelers have had two free […] The Terrible Podcast ...
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Steelers hope DeAngelo Williams is the opposite of LeGarrette Blount

The Pittsburgh Steelers brought in LeGarrette Blount last year to backup Le’Veon Bell, but the plan didn’t work. The Steelers released Blount in November after he left the field during a Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans. Blount went on to sign with the New England Patriots, while Pittsburgh was forced to sign Ben Tate in December. With Bell out due to a knee...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Family Loses One Of Their Own

The average Pittsburgh Steelers fan may know who Ben Roethlisberger or Hines Ward is, or that the team owns six Lombardi Trophies, but may not be able to identify a David DeCastro or a Steve McLendon if they ran smack into them in a grocery store. Such is the case with John “J.D.” Fogarty, the […] Steelers Family Loses One Of Their Own is a post from: The post Steelers Family...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Ben Roethlisberger Contract, DeAngelo Williams With Jonathan Jones & More

Season 5, Episode 89 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with David Todd flyiong back from New York on Monday, I fly solo during the first part of the show as I give you the rundown on the new contract signed Friday by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. In addition to talking about Roethlisberger’s new deal, I also […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger deal could bump Eli Manning’s pricetag for New York Giants

Last week the Pittsburgh Steelers made quarterback Ben Roethlisberger a very wealthy man. His deal was reported to be good for five years and just under one hundred million dollars. (Best Dr. Evil pun in the comments wins a prize.) That deal could bump up Eli Manning’s price tag as he’s about to sign a major extension with the New York Giants that will supposedly last him the...
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Report: Sterling Moore to visit with Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have only four cornerbacks and nine safeties signed for 2015. According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, the team will host defensive back Sterling Moore on a visit this week. Free agent DB Sterling Moore told me he plans to fly to Pittsburgh this evening. Visit w/ t/ #Steelers set to cont. through Tues @ this time — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) March...
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Breakdown Of New Ben Roethlisberger Contract

We now have more clarity as to what the structure of the contract given Friday to Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger looks like  to numbers released Monday morning by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Several of the numbers match earlier media reports as Roethlisberger did receive a $31 million signing bonus as part of […] Breakdown Of New Ben Roethlisberger...
Via Steelers Depot
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Big Ben’s Incentives Likely Tied to Weight, Performance

Even the largest Ben Roethlisberger supporters have to be able to admit that the way he looks at the beginning of training camp is often far different from the way looks when the season ends. Any of us past the age of 30 can attest to the fact that staying fit gets harder. Roethlisberger appears to be no exception. He often enters camp fresh from his offseason workout program in...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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