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Steelers Rumors: Pittsburgh RB's to sort out 'division of labor'

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a long history in the backfield. The ground-and-pound franchise has built a name for themselves in the running industry and very likely aim to keep it that way. The man in charge is Mike Tomlin, and from what he says, the Steelers plan on a running back rotation in 2014.#474375101 / gettyimages.comIn Friday's edition of NFL Total Access, Mike Tomlin...
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Division Of Labor For Steelers Running Backs Yet To Be Determined

In an entertaining interview Friday on the NFL Network, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to share his thoughts on how he believes the division of labor will shake out this season at the running back position. “We’ve got some really good options, ones that we’re exited about,” said Tomlin. “Obviously I’ll let […] Division Of Labor For Steelers Running...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin Talks Steelers Offseason

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin joined the NFL Network for a few minutes yesterday, discussing the team’s offseason thus far, as well as some of the changes that the Steelers have undergone since the end of last year. As though you couldn’t guess, Tomlin believes that the team has had a “very productive offseason” […] Mike Tomlin Talks Steelers Offseason is...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin looking forward to the Steelers running back situation sorting itself out

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was a guest on NFL Total Access and talked about Pittsburgh’s running back situation heading into the upcoming season. “Le’Veon Bell has had a great offseason,” Tomlin said on Friday’s edition of NFL Total Access. “He’s really shown that he is excited about taking the next step in terms of work that he’s done thus far, particularly...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin: Is he the best coach in the AFC North?

The AFC North is currently the only division with two Super Bowl winning head coaches. While this adds prestige to the division, it also offers a quicker route to the hot seat than many other divisions in the NFL. The AFC North head coach rankings was done by their overall success and how likely they are to continue a long tenure with their respective teams.1.) Mike Tomlin (Pittsburgh...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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Todd Haley: Mike Munchak is ‘a stud’

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley considers new offensive line coach Mike Munchak to be “the best in the league.” “Really nobody was happier when Coach [Mike] Tomlin, Kevin Colbert and Mr. [Dan] Rooney were able to pull off getting him to come on board,” Haley said, via Scott Brown of ESPN.com. “He’s a great teacher. He’s great at what he does, the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers: Contenders or Pretenders?

After posting back to back to back 8-8 season records, the Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with most of their aging stars. The team has grown younger at almost every position on both sides of the ball. Deeply woven in their youth movement was a masterful plan to rebuild their crumbling Offensive line and rapidly aging defensive front seven and it appears they have been successful...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Todd Haley Talks Four-Down Mode Communication, Rushing Number Targets

During a recent interview with Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley talked about the importance of him knowing from head coach Mike Tomlin before a drive starts whether or not he would have the luxury of going for it on fourth down. “As a play caller, when I was […] Steelers Todd Haley Talks Four-Down Mode Communication...
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11 days ago  |  1 Comment

Ike Taylor on pay cut with Steelers: ‘I’m pissed off about it’

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor took a $4.25 million pay cut in March to remain in Pittsburgh for his 12th season. Taylor, who will make $2.75 million in 2014, said in March that the pay cut wasn’t an issue, but he had a different tune on Monday. “I’m pissed off about it, still am pissed off about it and I’m going to be pissed off until the end of the season about it,”...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Porter humbled by Steelers coaching job

Former Steelers linebacker Joey Porter admits he’s been humbled by his new coaching job with his old team.  “I don’t have all of the answers. As a player I would say something slick like I knew it all. As a coach I’ve got to be humble because I don’t.” Porter says he coaches the same way he played. “I’m a coach like I played,” said Porter, who joined Mike Tomlin’s...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the All-AFC North team for 2014, Pittsburgh Steelers have four guys

The offseason is essentially complete, as teams wind down between now and the start of training camp, it’s possible to assess what each team has on their roster; things are essentially set, especially in terms of starting lineups. That being the case, it’s also time to start looking at how teams stack up within their division. One of the best ways to do that is to select the...
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Steelers Have Enough Tight Ends To Keep Mike Adams From Running Routes

For the third time in Mike Tomlin’s tenure as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the organization drafted a tight end in the 2014 NFL Draft. All three times, however, it has been with a seventh-round pick. One of those former seventh-round picks left in free agency this offseason, while the other two may […] Steelers Have Enough Tight Ends To Keep Mike Adams From Running...
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Joey Porter happy to be coaching: ‘I need the smell of the grass’

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive assistant Joey Porter, who was an assistant last year at Colorado State, is serious about coaching. “I can’t see myself putting on a suit and tie and sitting behind a desk for eight hours. That would just drive me crazy,” Porter said, via Scott Brown of ESPN.com. “I need the smell of the grass. I need to be out here on a football field. I feel...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin shouldn’t be demoted to a coordinator, but these 10 guys should

Every NFL head coach essentially takes the same path to their job. They work their way through the assistant coaching ranks, starting at the bottom of the totem poll, bouncing from place to place in order to move up the ladder, and finally landing a job as a coordinator. In that spot, they flourish, becoming an integral part of a team’s success. Because of that, a coach becomes...
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Steelers tested helmet cams during spring practices

During the Steelers’ spring practices they tested out a new technology called SchuttVision, which is a football helmet that has a built in high definition camera in it. The Steelers during spring practices experimented with new technology called SchuttVision — a full contact-capable helmet with an integrated high-definition video system that records never-seen-before angles...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: I enjoy working with Todd Haley

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told 93.7 The Fan that he and offensive coordinator Todd Haley have a good relationship now.   The two had a rocky start, but Roethlisberger has played well in Haley’s offense. “There was an obvious growing period,” Roethlisberger said. “You develop a relationship. I enjoy working with him. I think we have a good relationship...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mini-Camp Filled with a Serious Attitude

Mike Tomlin is focused on winning the AFC in 2014. The Pittsburgh Steelers just finished their mandatory mini-camp, and it was filled with a serious attitude. Usually this short workout period ends with some lighthearted play. Not for the Steelers’ rookies and veterans alike. It was all business. The last day of the three day mini-camp is often a light workout. Not only did Coach...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

New Helmet Technology Gives Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Headaches

The Pittsburgh Steelers are willing to embrace new technological ideas even if it hurts. During the offseason practices, the Steelers experimented with Schutt Vision technology in order to get a first-hand look at what the players see on the field. SchuttVision is a full contact-capable helmet that has a high-definition video camera built into it. […] New Helmet Technology Gives...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Believes Team Had A Productive Offseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their offseason practices and overall it appears as though head coach Mike Tomlin is happy with what was accomplished by the team over the course of the last four weeks. “I thought that we had a productive minicamp and I also thought we had a productive offseason,” said […] Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Believes Team Had A Productive Offseason...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers HC Mike Tomlin On Injuries: ‘Not Anything Of Any Significance’

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now concluded their mandatory minicamp and overall the team is very healthy heading into training camp. At the conclusion of Thursday’s practice, head coach Mike Tomlin addressed that topic. “Not anything of any significance as I stand here thinking about it,” said Tomlin concerning injuries. “If guys are nursing anything, it’s […] Steelers...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Doesn’t Let Rain Interrupt Preparation

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin knows that offseason practice time is precious and as a result, he’s not letting some nasty weather get in the way of the team’s final mandatory minicamp practice. When the rains came Thursday, Tomlin had his team work in it for a little while before finally moving operations to […] Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Doesn’t Let Rain Interrupt...
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23 days ago  |  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 ESPN.com. 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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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Close Out 2014 Mandatory Minicamp With Two Practices

One more day. Two more practices. The Pittsburgh Steelers are back at again on Thursday as the final day of the mandatory minicamp week comes to a close. Many had thought head coach Mike Tomlin would only hold one practice on Thursday, but that won’t be the case as there will indeed be an afternoon […] Steelers Close Out 2014 Mandatory Minicamp With Two Practices is a post from...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Polamalu talks age, Steelers’ defense

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is entering his 12th season in the NFL and has done what he can to stave off the effects of age. “It’s strange to be the oldest, most experienced guy on the team,” said Polamalu, via ESPN.com. “When Jerome (Bettis) was here, one of the greatest running backs ever to play the game, and he was old, I hoped that one day I would get old...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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