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Who are we predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers will draft at No. 15? It might surprise you.

It’s obvious that the Pittsburgh Steelers have large (if not glaring) holes at various positions. So, who do they take in the First Round to try and solve those needs immediately? Is it help on the defensive line? At cornerback? Wide Receiver? Tight End? Offensive line—where does one start! Well, the staff at the cover32 headquarters asked every team’s managing editor to compile...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Pittsburgh Steelers have had one of worst offseasons in NFL so far

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurkice Pouncey’s contract status will either be a no-brainer or no-win situation for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Have you ever been faced with one of those major decisions in life where you know things could turn out either way, and if they turn out bad, you could be paying the price for quite some time? This is how the Steelers might be feeling at the moment, thanks to the recent news that Alex Mack, the Browns all-world center, inked a new contract for $42 million over five years. Mack, an...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers should remember Emmanuel Sanders when weighing decision on Maurkice Pouncey

This time last year, the Steelers were pondering whether or not to accept a third round pick from the Patriots in place of Emmanuel Sanders (who would become an unrestricted free-agent just months later). The Patriots signed Sanders to an offer sheet in April of 2013, but Pittsburgh was set on retaining him. We all know how the story goes - Sanders walks at the end of the season...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers, Maurkice Pouncey haven’t opened contract talks yet

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Alex Mack’s new deal with the Browns is going to make life more difficult for the Pittsburgh Steelers since they have to start working on an extension for Maurkice Pouncey. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,  the Steelers and Pouncey haven’t opened up negations yet. The Steelers...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers could re-sign Fernando Velasco

After the Pittsburgh Steelers watched starting center Maurkice Pouncey go down to a torn ACL early in the 2013 season opener, they turned to Fernando Velasco to fill in. Velasco started 11 games before suffering an Achilles injury that ended his season, but he had a strong performance when healthy. Because of his injury, Velasco has received very little interest on the open market...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Pouncey will demand huge money after 2014

Alex Mack signed a five-year, $42 million offer sheet with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and the Browns decided to match it rather than let him go and receive nothing in return. That makes Mack the highest-paid center in the NFL. Maurkice Pouncey can justify saying he should be the highest paid. Mack, a first-round pick in […] The post Steelers Pouncey will demand huge money after...
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4 days ago  |  1 Comment

Steelers could see Maurkice Pouncey's price go way up

The price for the Steelers to sign center Maurkice Pouncey to a new contract just took another twist, thanks to Alex Mack. Mack is a free agent to whom the Cleveland Browns applied the transition tag, the only player besides Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds to get that designation in the NFL this year. Mack signed a five-year, $42 million offer sheet with the Jacksonville Jaguars...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Maurkice Pouncey Worth the Money He’s Going to Want?

One of the more highly regarded centers in the National Football League is Alex Mack of the Cleveland Browns. He signed a restricted free agent offer sheet with Jacksonville yesterday worth $42 million over five years. The Browns quickly matched the offer. Why does this affect the Pittsburgh Steelers? Because they have a pretty good center in Maurkice Pouncey who is entering the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

How Does Alex Mack’s Contract Impact Negotiations With Maurkice Pouncey?

The Cleveland Browns hardly flinched before agreeing to match the offer sheet that center Alex Mack signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, despite that offer sheet containing language that gives the player the ability to void the last three years of the five-year contract, which just so happens to contain a front-loaded guaranteed money value. The […] How Does Alex Mack’s Contract...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Says His Surgically Repaired Knee Is “Great”

It's been seven months now since Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee during the 2013 season opener against the Tennessee Titans and it appears as though his rehab is going just fine. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday during his online chat that he ran […] Report: Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Says...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Expect Maurkice Pouncey to get an extension

The Steelers offensive line took a huge step back within minutes of the regular season due to the loss of Maurkice Pouncey to injury. As the injury isn't considered to be systemic, and Pouncey has largely been able to stay healthy outside of the torn ACL and MCL that ended his 2013 season, expect Pouncey to receive an extension this summer, according to Scott Brown of ESPN...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Contract Extension For Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Not Guaranteed To Happen This Offseason

Not only is Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey coming off of a serious knee injury that cost him all but eight plays of the 2013 season, he's also about to enter the final year of his rookie contract. Scott Brown of ESPN.com, recently wrote that he believes the Steelers will get a long-term deal done […] Contract Extension For Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Not Guaranteed...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Long-Terms Extensions Coming For Steelers OLB Jason Worilds & C Maurkice Pouncey?

  Scott Brown of ESPN.com believes the Steelers could have long-term extension in place for OLB Jason Worilds and C Maurkice Pouncey before the start of the 2014 season. Brown writes that if the Steelers and Worilds can find common ground in the coming months, he is a “strong candidate” for a long-term contract. As for Pouncey, Brown refers to him as the “linchpin”...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers to make long-term extension for Maurkice Pouncey a priority

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey did not even get double-digit reps last season before suffering a torn ACL that brought a premature ending to his year. Pouncey is expected to be healthy in time for training camp, as he enters a contract year. With Pouncey earning Pro Bowl honors three-times in his young career and proving to be a valuable anchor in the center of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers expected to sign Jason Worilds, Maurkice Pouncey to extensions prior to the start of the season

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Scott Brown of ESPN.com believes the Pittsburgh Steelers will sign center Maurkice Pouncey and linebacker Jason Worilds to contract extensions prior to the start of the 2014 season.  I think the Steelers will get long-term deals done with Maurkice Pouncey and Jason Worilds before the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Among The Best In Preventing Unblocked Pressure

The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line did not get off to a good start last season. They struggled in both run blocking and pass protection, resulting in poor yards per carry totals for the backs and far too many sacks for Ben Roethlisberger. Losing All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey eight snaps into the season didn’t help matters […] Steelers Among The Best In Preventing Unblocked...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Back to old-school Pittsburgh Steelers’ football

The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms with former New England Patriots’ running back LaGarrette Blount. This signing has brought the spotlight back to the Steelers’ backfield, a lights that’s been dim for many seasons now. Now that the team’s added Blount alongside Le’Veon Bell and the Steelers have a chance to get back to ground and pound running, a theme that...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Not Time to Panic…Steelers aren’t Worried

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports So as Free Agency closes out its 3rd week, there has been a lot of movement and money thrown around throughout the league. During the owners/coaches meeting this week, rule changes were discussed, like PAT being eliminated and/or moved, as well as taking action against unsportsman-like conduct on the field, and then reviewable plays “upstairs”. The...
Via TopSportsReport
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Moore: ‘Excited to be a part of Steeler Nation’

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Friday that they have agreed with former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore on a two-year contract. Excited to be a part of #steelernation Couldn’t ask for a better organization to continue my career with! — Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) March 21, 2014 Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed. In eight seasons with the Saints...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers bolster their o-line through the draft?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken their fair share of offensive linemen in recent drafts, but is it enough? The notables are guard David Decastro and tackle Mike Adams, but let’s just focus on the guards and centers. Should the Steelers focus on developing them or should they look to any of the players listed in cover32′s official Top 10 Centers and guards coming out in the...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pessimist’s Take – Projecting Health

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both heading into this season and into the future. Though not statistically true, it is technically...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pessimist’s Take – Maurkice Pouncey’s Return

By Matthew Marczi For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both heading into this season and into the future. Though not statistically...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Optimist’s Take – Maurkice Pouncey’s Return

By Matthew Marczi For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both heading into this season and into the future. Though not statistically...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Hiring Munchak makes perfect sense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have named former Tennessee Titian’s head coach Mike Munchak their new offensive line coach. The Steelers surprisingly fired Jack Bicknell Jr. from his duties as offensive line coach shortly after the season had ended. There were a lot of questions as to why Bicknell was canned. The Steelers’ offensive line at the beginning of the season looked just like...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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