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It’s put up or shut up time for Jarvis Jones in 2015

Will Jarvis Jones finally realize his potential in 2015?   Jarvis Jones will be entering his third professional season with a lot to prove to not only the Pittsburgh Steelers, but to the NFL as well. While Jones has had to battle his fair share of injuries his first couple of seasons, missing two games during his rookie year, followed by nine one season ago, he has left much...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers LB coach Joey Porter upping the pressure on Jarvis Jones

The Steelers really need a return on investment from linebacker Jarvis Jones this season. One of the organization's past sackmasters is going to push him to get there.  New outside linebackers coach Joey Porter says the time is now for Jones to realize his potential as a first-round pick from 2013. Jones looked like he was starting to turn the corner early last season before a broken...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh defense playing 'Steeler football' under new coordinator

LATROBE, Pa. -- It was a gorgeous morning here in the Laurel Valley on Wednesday, as the sun shone on the peaceful campus of St. Vincent's College. Well, peaceful until the first minute of team drills of the Pittsburgh Steelers' training camp practice, when linebackers Arthur Moats and Lawrence Timmons converged on rookie running back Cameron Stingily and separated him from the...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

LB coach Joey Porter says Jarvis Jones' 'mindset is right' for a big season

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter knows it's a critical season for third-year player Jarvis Jones, the team's first round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Porter said the defense is trying to fix their sagging pass rush, which hit a new low with only 33 sacks last year, and it starts with Jones. “His mindset is right,” Porter said, via the Pittsburgh...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Joey Porter Says One-trick Pony Pass Rushers ‘Better Have A Damn Good Trick’

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter will certainly have his hands full in 2015 when it comes to making sure his unit gets consistent pressure on opposing quarterbacks in addition to sacks. Outside of veteran James Harrison, Porter’s group of outside linebackers are not only young, they’re also unproven when it comes to getting […] The post Joey Porter...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

OLB coach Joey Porter: 'The pass rush is a fight within a fight'

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter made a living on terrorizing quarterbacks and now he's coaching the youngsters on how to get the job done, but one thing is for sure, he's still the fiery, cocky leader he was when he was playing. “I tell [the Steelers' young linebackers], ‘You could put all your sacks together and you won't have as many as me so you...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers News, Joey Porter Pass Rushing Comments, Roster Talk & More

Season 5, Episode 126 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with Alex Kozora still sitting in for David Todd, we open the show by talking about the interview that we had this past week with undrafted wide receiver Shakim Phillips. Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter had a few interesting quotes this week on steelers.com and that leads […] The Terrible Podcast –...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

OLB coach Joey Porter lays down the law to his players: 'The pass rush is a fight within a fight'

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter made a living on terrorizing quarterbacks and now he's coaching the youngsters on how to get the job done, but one thing is for sure, he's still the fiery, cocky leader he was when he was playing. “I tell [the Steelers' young linebackers], ‘You could put all your sacks together and you won't have as many as me so you...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Joey Porter, James Harrison Have Unique Player-Coach Dynamic

As of this writing, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter is a young, spritely 38 years, 3 months, 1 week, and 2 days old. As of this writing, Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison is an aging 37 years, 1 month, 3 weeks, and 6 days old. Though only 408 days separate their date of […] Joey Porter, James Harrison Have Unique Player-Coach Dynamic is a post...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Porter’s Career Makes Him Credible Voice For Players

Joey Porter was known as a quote machine as a player and that hasn’t tapered off as a coach. But instead of him using his words to motivate those around him, he’s become more technical and informational as a coach. Dubbed with the task of coaching up numerous young players on a defense that needs […] Porter’s Career Makes Him Credible Voice For Players is a post from: ...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Keeping Options Open In Retirement, Including Coaching

In recent seasons, the Steelers coaching staff has seen several branches of it’s coaching tree filled by former players who donned the black and gold, from pass rushing menace Joey Porter to the blue collar Jerry Olsavsky, who this offseason were promoted to coach the outside and inside linebackers, respectively. If the first mini camp […] Ike Taylor Keeping Options Open In...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Throwback Thursday: Joey Porter’s Last Career Sack

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter recorded 60 sacks during his eight seasons in the Steel City. After he was released by the Steelers in 2007, he went on to play three years with the Miami Dolphins and another two with the Arizona Cardinals, and he registered another 38 sacks during those five seasons. […] Steelers Throwback Thursday: Joey Porter’s Last...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers' choice to have separate full-time coaches for outside and inside linebackers is getting more production out of coaches and players

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense relies on the linebackers to be the playmakers of the unit, but a change in philosophy could add to their production. This offseason, the team decided to go with separate full-time coaches for outside and inside linebackers and both the coaches and the player like the move. New defensive coordinator Keith Butler was the linebackers coach in 2014...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Keith Butler splits linebacker coaching duties

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler spent the past 12 seasons coaching both the inside and outside linebackers in the 3-4 defense.  But the first thing he did when he was named defensive coordinator was split the linebacker coaching duties between Jerry Olsavsky and Joey Porter. “There is a lot more time,” Butler said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “They...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Roster Breakdown: Outside Linebackers

Nothing is more synonymous with the Pittsburgh Steelers defense than the 3-4 outside linebacker role. Originally installed by Chuck Noll in the early 1980s, the 3-4 has been around in Pittsburgh for as long as someone my age can remember. It’s created stars such as Greg Lloyd, Chad Brown, James Harrison and Mike Merriweather, on top of future Hall of Famers Kevin Greene and potentially...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Harrison Thinks He Can Play More Than 25 Snaps Per Game Even When He’s 50

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter made it known during the 2015 NFL Draft that he’s talked to veteran James Harrison about his playing time for the upcoming season and he pretty much let him know that his days of playing 60 snaps a game are probably over. “Harrison is going to be a […] Report: Harrison Thinks He Can Play More Than 25 Snaps Per Game...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bud Dupree on OTAs, James Harrison, Joey Porter

With day three of the Pittsburgh Steelers minicamp in the books, the team’s 2015 draft class have gotten their first taste of what it means to play in the NFL. Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley caught up with first round pick Bud Dupree on Thursday. The rookie didn’t have anything earth-shattering to say, but it was nice to get […] Bud Dupree on OTAs, James Harrison, Joey Porter...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers' Harrison on running with backups: 'It is what it is'

Steelers linebacker James Harrison remembers the last time he entered offseason team activities as a backup, and the feeling that comes with it isn't something he ever plans on getting used to.  Now at 37 years old, Harrison may not have a choice. Harrison worked with the backups at the start of Tuesday's OTA session, behind the man he eventually replaced last season, Jarvis Jones...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 NFL draft review

Going into the 2015 NFL draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers knew that they had defensive problems and could stand to add some depth on the offensive side of the ball. Once day three of the draft was over, they certainly had made progress. The first round pick was a steal. Day two was an interesting one, where the Steelers drafted a smaller cornerback and a bigger wide receiver with some...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL draft wrap-up: Which Miami Hurricanes draft pick will have the best career?

Joey Porter knows a significant amount about rushing the passer. He did it well enough to be named to the NFL’s All-Decade Team for the 2000s. He racked up 32 sacks in three years with the Dolphins, including a career-high 17.5 in 2008. He finished his 13-year career with 98, which ranks 32nd all-time. One of Porter’s duties in his new role – in February he was named outside...
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May 04, 2015

Joey Porter Wants To Keep James Harrison’s Snap Count Down To 25

Even knowing that they only had Jason Worilds on a transition tag and projected to lose him the following year, and only signed free agent Arthur Moats to a one-year, veteran-minimum contract, the Pittsburgh Steelers entirely ignored the outside linebacker position in the 2014 NFL Draft, and only carried three into the season. That changed, […] Joey Porter Wants To Keep James...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers steal Bud Dupree with 22nd pick

When the Pittsburgh Steelers came on the clock with the 22nd pick, they knew they had major needs on the defensive side of the ball. What most people did not expect was that edge rusher Alvin ‘Bud’ Dupree would be sitting there available. Chalk up Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert as one of them. 'We didn't expect Bud Dupree to be there at 22, it was an easy selection...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah OLB Nate Orchard Thrilled About Meeting With Steelers Joey Porter

The Pittsburgh Steelers had Utah outside linebacker prospect Nate Orchard in for a pre-draft visit last week and apparently it went very well According to a recent post in his online draft diary, Orchard, who recorded 18.5 sacks last season, was very happy that he got to spend time with Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter,. […] Utah OLB Nate Orchard Thrilled About Meeting With...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Mike Tomlin, Joey Porter Present At Florida Pro Day

The University of Florida is holding their annual Pro Day on Tuesday and as expected, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is present for it, according to Edgar Thompson of the Orlando Sentinel. All 32 NFL teams represented at #Gators Pro Day, Steelers HC Mike Tomlin and LBs coach Joey Porter are here. — Edgar […] Steelers Mike Tomlin, Joey Porter Present At Florida Pro...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Colbert, Tomlin, Butler, Porter All Present For Missouri Pro Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t hiding their interest in Missouri linebackers Shane Ray and Marcus Golden as general manager Kevin Colbert, head coach Mike Tomlin, defensive coordinator Keith Butler and linebackers coach Joey Porter were all present at the player’s Thursday Pro Day. Pardon the clutter on the camera, but here is visual proof #Steelers coach […] Steelers Colbert...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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