Steelers’ 2014 Training Camp Battle Report: Wide Receivers

We’ve reached the third of our Training Camp Battle installments and today the focus is on the wide receivers. If you missed the first two, click here for the quarterbacks and here for the tight ends. I feel very confident in telling you the wide receiving corps will be one of two things; it will be boom or it will be bust. I believe this because we know what Antonio Brown can...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Mann Doesn’t Seem To Have Much Faith In Lance Moore As A Run Blocker

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Richard Mann doesn’t really beat around the bush when talking about his players and that was the certainly the case recently when he was asked to talk about newcomer Lance Moore, who the team signed during the offseason to help fill the void that was created when Jerricho Cotchery signed […] Richard Mann Doesn’t Seem To Have Much Faith...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Newcomer Lance Moore Has A Clutchness Level That Emmanuel Sanders Lacked

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to run off to the Denver Broncos uncontested during the offseason and in all likelihood he won’t be missed one bit. While Sanders is regarded by many as being an above average route runner that managed to catch 67 passes in 2013, it’s his […] Newcomer Lance Moore Has A Clutchness Level That...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former New Orleans Saints receiver Lance Moore on Jimmy Graham ruling: 'PAY THE MAN!!!'

Consider Lance Moore in disagreement with with the NFL arbitrator's ruling in the Jimmy Graham case. As the former New Orleans Saints receiver said on Twitter: "Just ... PAY THE MAN!!!" Moore said that if being positioned within the four-yard slot outside either offensive tackle is what constitutes being a tight end -- which was part of the arbitrator's ruling...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd Haley on Steelers receivers: “It’s as deep a group as I’ve been around”

We mentioned on Tuesday that Lance Moore has stood out this offseason with the Steelers. Pittsburgh offensive coordiantor Todd Haley says this is the deepest wide receiver group he’s been around “It’s as deep a group as I’ve been around from top to bottom,” Haley said, via Scott Brown of “I think some guys that are pretty good football players probably won’t...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Moore reportedly stood out during OTA’s

Scott Brown of says that first-year Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore stood out this spring. Lance Moore, who signed a two-year, $3 million contract in March, stood out as much as any player during offseason practices. The former Saints wide receiver proved to be a quick study while learning a new offense, and he could put up big numbers if opposing teams pay too much attention...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Fantasy Football Steals: Wide Receiver Position

This morning we talked about the top quarterback and running back steals, and wanted to continue the series. What wide outs are expected to be targeted more than usual? Well here are a few wide outs that could be a steal in your fantasy drafts. Lance Moore will shine in Pittsburgh, and I expecr him […] The post Top Fantasy Football Steals: Wide Receiver Position appeared first...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Lance Moore making seamless transition with Steelers

Those 346 receptions and 38 touchdowns he had in New Orleans apparently don't impress Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore's new landlords. “They've kind of treated me like an older child,” Moore said, laughing. “But as long as I keep my area clean, I'm pretty good.” At least Bruce and Miranda Gradkowski aren't giving him a curfew. Moore has reunited with...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers to wear patch to honor the late Chuck Noll

The Pittsburgh Steelers will wear a patch on their jerseys this season in memory of iconic coach Chuck Noll, who died last Friday night at the age of 82, reports Scott Brown of According to Brown, the Steelers are still in the process of deciding how best to honor Noll, who is the only coach to win four Super Bowls. He was laid to rest Tuesday following a funeral...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: Heath Miller looks like his old self

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Monday that tight end Heath Miller has returned to form.   Miller, who was coming off ACL, MCL and PCL surgery, had 58 catches for 593 yards and a score last year.  Now healthy, Miller is looking to put up similar numbers to the 2012 season, when he had 71 receptions for 816 yards and eight touchdowns. “(It’s) huge, the...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Moore Latest Free Agency Steal

When the Steelers signed Lance Moore I thought his numbers may have been inflated by playing in the air it out Saints offense. The more I hear from OTA’s so far, the more I think that Lance Moore will be the next Jerricho Cotchery, Ryan Clark, Keyaron Fox, etc. That is, a guy that nobody was talking about at the opening of free agency, that the Steelers signed to a modest contract...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Ramping Up Work On No-Huddle Offense On Wednesday

With have a some no-huddle offense sightings to pass along. According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, the Pittsburgh Steelers worked a little bit Tuesday on their no-huddle offense and they were back at again on Wednesday. Steelers toyed with no-huddle Tue., cranked it up today at OTAs. Lance Moore: "The 1s stayed in the […] Steelers Ramping Up Work On No-Huddle Offense On...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Early Predictions for Steelers Training Camp Battles

Wide Receiver AP Photo/Keith Srakocic Competing for the job: Martavis Bryant, Markus Wheaton Markus Wheaton and Martavis Bryant are both fairly new to the team, Wheaton in his second year, and Bryant coming in as a rookie.  Both men have a chance to win the starting job in Pittsburgh, with Emmanuel Sanders departure this off-season. The Steelers have Antonio Brown and Lance Moore...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of New WR Lance Moore

By Alex Kozora Continuing with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ free agency breakdown, we’ll evaluate former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore. To evaluate Moore, we broke plays down into two categories. Where he lined up on the field and the route he ran. There are three pre-snap designations for him based on where he lined […] Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of New WR Lance...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

All-time Pittsburgh Steelers free-agent signings

Historically not a team to go out and grab the big free agent, the Pittsburgh Steelers made several un-Steeler like acquisitions this offseason—bringing in veterans like wide receiver Lance Moore, running back LeGarrette Blount and safety Mike Mitchell. Hopefully one, or some, of those players will someday make this list, but as of now, who are the five greatest free-agent signings...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison, Santonio Holmes want to play for the Steelers again

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor told TribLive Radio on Tuesday that both linebacker James Harrison and wide receiver Santonio Holmes would love to play for the Steelers again. “Both of them want to come back to the Steelers,” veteran cornerback Ike Taylor said Tuesday on TribLive Radio. According to Scott Brown of,  the Steelers haven’t shown any interesting bringing...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger building a rapport with new WRs

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is trying to build a rapport with his new receivers. The Steelers signed free-agent receivers Lance Moore and Darrius Heyward-Bey in the offseason. “As often as I can I am here throwing and they are here every day catching and just trying to learn,” Roethlisberger told the team’s website. “It’s not a fast process. We have...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger didn’t expect the Steelers to lose Jerricho Cotchery

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn’t expect to lose wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery to free agency. “J Co, along with Heath Miller, was one of the best teammates that I’ve ever played with in any sport,” Roethlisberger said during an appearance on 93.7 The Fan, per “I didn’t see us losing him so it made it a little tougher when you’re...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ben unsure if Johnny Manziel can last in NFL, prefers Blake Bortles

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger questions wether Johnny Manziel’s style of play will work long-term in the NFL. “We’ve seen some of the scrambling, jumping, throwing, flipping type things he can do and it makes your jaw drop because it’s special stuff. Does that translate to the NFL? I don’t know,” Roethlisberger said Tuesday on 93.7 The Fan, via ESPN...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Moore’s Down Season In 2013 Explained

Last season, former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore had what could only really be described as a down year by his standards. He recorded under 500 receiving yards and just two touchdowns, which is something that he hadn’t done since 2009, when ankle and hamstring injuries limited him to just seven games. Injuries […] Lance Moore’s Down Season In 2013 Explained...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New Steelers wide out says Roethlisberger has a stronger arm than Brees

After catching a pass from both Big Ben Roethlisberger and Drew Brees, Lance Moore is blessed, saying:  “I definitely count my blessings every day to be able to play with somebody like a Brees or a Roethlisberger,” Moore said. “Honestly, leaving New Orleans was kind of scary for me because I had that comfort in […] The post New Steelers wide out says Roethlisberger has...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Moore “Lucky” To Swap Franchise QBs

New Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore is moving from one Super Bowl-winning quarterback to another, after spending his career up to this point with the New Orleans Saints and Drew Brees. No doubt that was a major draw for him as a free agent after the Saints released him, to be able to move […] Lance Moore “Lucky” To Swap Franchise QBs is a post from: Steelers...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers plan on using Lance Moore in the slot

Lance Moore told reporters that the Steelers plan on using him mostly in the slot. Lance Moore said (and I paraphrase) that he prides himself on playing any position, but it looks like he will be mostly at slot. — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) April 29, 2014 Well this isn’t a surprise.  Moore wreaked havoc on opposing defense as a slot receiver for the Saints. Need NFL...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Moore: Big Ben has ‘a lot stronger arm’ than Drew Brees

Lance Moore was catching passes from Drew Brees during his first eight NFL seasons in New Orleans.  But now that the wide receiver is with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Moore is trying to adjust to passes from Ben Roethlisberger. “I would say Ben’s got a little bit stronger arm, maybe a lot stronger arm,” Moore said Tuesday to the team’s website. “Just from a couple of days...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers WR Lance Moore Excited To Get To Work

When the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves in the frustrating position of being unable to match the monetary compensation that the Carolina Panthers were able to offer Jerricho Cotchery—a player that it seemed all along would be easy to lock up—the team was forced to seek other options, and that turned into former New Orleans Saints […] Steelers WR Lance Moore Excited To...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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