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Mike Tomlin Thinks New Steelers QB Bryn Renner Is A “Quick-Study’

If things go like we think they will Friday night, new Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bryn Renner should see some playing time in the second half of the team’s preseason game against the New Orleans Saints. On Wednesday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked what it is he likes about Renner and what he looks forward to... The post Mike Tomlin Thinks New Steelers QB...
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Report: Steelers Rookie CB Artie Burns Says He’ll Miss Preseason Game Against Saints

If you were looking forward to seeing Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Artie Burns make his NFL debut Friday night against the New Orleans Saints, you’re about to be disappointed. Even though Burns had a good day of practice on Wednesday, the cornerback reportedly said later in the day that he... The post Report: Steelers Rookie CB Artie Burns Says He’ll Miss Preseason Game...
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Tomlin Compares Matakevich To Williams: “They Love To Play”

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed inside linebacker Vince Williams to a new contract on Tuesday and being as he was originally a sixth-round draft pick, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Tuesday during his press conference if he’s seen any similarities between the Florida State product and one of this year’s... The post Tomlin Compares Matakevich To Williams: “They Love To Play”...
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Tomlin Offers High Praise For Golden

This time of the preseason serves as an opportunity to remind the players often forgotten about, the UDFAs, the long shots, the guys people call “camp bodies,” still have a chance to make the team and an impact in the league. For Mike Tomlin, there may be no better example... The post Tomlin Offers High Praise For Golden appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora. Go Steelers...
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Tomlin Says Burns Might Play Against Saints, Dupree Expected To Sit

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their third preseason game of 2016 Friday night on the road against the New Orleans Saints and during his Wednesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin indicated that rookie cornerback Artie Burns might make his NFL debut in that contest. “Everyone that’s healthy will be available to play,” said Tomlin. “We’ll sort out... The...
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Timmons Fanboy Still Holding Out Hope Deal Can Get Done With Steelers Linebacker

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed inside linebacker Vince Williams to a new contract on Tuesday that will reportedly keep him in the fold through the 2018 season. While the financials related Williams’ new contract have yet to surface, they will very soon and those numbers might wind up being lower than... The post Timmons Fanboy Still Holding Out Hope Deal Can Get Done With Steelers...
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Jeremy Fowler Predicts Stephon Tuitt Will Be Steelers’ Breakout Player In 2016

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but somebody is predicting a breakout season for third-year Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt. The former second-round draft pick entered the starting lineup on a full-time basis in 2015 and posted 6.5 sacks in 14 games played, sidelined for two games... The post Jeremy Fowler Predicts Stephon Tuitt Will Be Steelers’ Breakout...
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Steelers Film Room: Ryan Harris Vs Eagles

The Pittsburgh Steelers brought in veteran free agent tackle Ryan Harris to compete for a starting job, but at this point, it certainly doesn’t look as though anything will come of that. Though Alejandro Villanueva has not demonstrated himself to be a future Pro Bowler through the first two preseason... The post Steelers Film Room: Ryan Harris Vs Eagles appeared first on Steelers...
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Kozora 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post-Eagles Game

Halfway home through the preseason and the the makeup of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53 man roster. Here’s my third crack at it that saw changes in some important areas. If you would like to look back at my previous attempt, you can check it out here. Note: This list is not... The post Kozora 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post-Eagles Game appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora...
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Waiver Wire Cornerbacks Pittsburgh Should Entertain

It’s almost midnight as I write  and though it’s unclear if the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to sign Keenan Lewis. But that could happen within the next 24 hours and even if it doesn’t work out, it’s clear the team is interested in upgrading at the position. Also I wanted... The post Waiver Wire Cornerbacks Pittsburgh Should Entertain appeared first on Steelers Depot by...
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Bouchette Believes Steelers Could Keep Two Quarterbacks

We don’t normally write about this stuff but one of Ed Bouchette’s answers in his chat today caught my attention. It seemed like speculation but Bouchette believes the Pittsburgh Steelers could go into the start of the season carrying just two quarterbacks. From today’s weekly chat on the PPG. VA Beach... The post Bouchette Believes Steelers Could Keep Two Quarterbacks appeared...
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Early Returns Not Favoring Increase Of Touchbacks Under New Rule

If you happen to follow my writing, and have done so during the course of this offseason, then you may have gathered that I am no fan of the league’s new touchback rule—or, to be more accurate, I don’t particularly believe that the rule will accomplish the objective that it... The post Early Returns Not Favoring Increase Of Touchbacks Under New Rule appeared first on Steelers...
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Steelers Film Room: Al-Hajj Shabazz Vs Eagles

As has been discussed fairly amply by now, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in a bit of a bind when it comes to looking for and finding quality depth at the cornerback position, especially after Senquez Golson was injured. It’s serious enough that they’re kicking the tires on another old re-tread... The post Steelers Film Room: Al-Hajj Shabazz Vs Eagles appeared first on Steelers...
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Browns Not Interested In Dealing Josh Gordon Despite Multiple Inquiries

A number of sources have reported yesterday that the Cleveland Browns have received interest from several teams around the league, inquiring about the availability of wide receiver Josh Gordon, a former All-Pro player who has not seen the field much over the course of the last two seasons due to... The post Browns Not Interested In Dealing Josh Gordon Despite Multiple Inquiries appeared...
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2016 South Side Questions: What Does Vince Williams’ New Deal Mean For Lawrence Timmons?

Training camp has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reverted back to taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp might have seen a lot of work put into the team and... The post 2016 South Side Questions: What Does Vince Williams’ New Deal Mean For Lawrence...
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Report: Steelers LB James Harrison To Interview With NFL On Thursday

Even though several recent reports indicated that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison wouldn’t interview with the league about an Al-Jazeera report claiming he bought and used performance-enhancing drugs until the 30th of August, it turns out that meeting will take place before the team plays their Friday night preseason game... The post Report: Steelers LB James Harrison...
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Williams Extension Likely Seals Timmons’ Pittsburgh Future

Though the news just broke, and hey, it’s great news for a former sixth round pick who has worked hard and unquestionably earned his contract, Vince Williams’ contract extension has an underlying message stapled to it. This is Lawrence Timmons’ final year in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Steelers have opted against extending... The post Williams Extension Likely Seals Timmons’...
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Steelers Sign LB Vince Williams To New Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed linebacker Vince Williams to a contract extension on Tuesday. We have signed LB Vince Williams to a new three-year contract. pic.twitter.com/xM0HKfbxg2 — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) August 23, 2016 Williams, who was drafted by the Steelers in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft out... The post Steelers Sign LB Vince Williams To New Contract...
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Mike Tomlin Unwilling To Discuss Upcoming Visit With CB Keenan Lewis

Ahead of the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday night free agent with veteran cornerback Keenan Lewis, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked at the conclusion of today’s practice what he would look for the recently released player to provide the team if signed. Tomlin, as you probably have already guessed, refused to... The post Mike Tomlin Unwilling To Discuss Upcoming Visit With CB Keenan...
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Landry Jones Not Ignoring Positives From Eagles Game

Hear it? That sound. That’s the sound of someone immediately scrolling to the comments section to say how horrible and stupid Landry Jones is. And with that, we’re all in regular season form. There’s no denying it’s hard to be happy, or even content, with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first half... The post Landry Jones Not Ignoring Positives From Eagles Game appeared first...
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Free Agent CB Keenan Lewis: ‘I Don’t Have No Hip Issues’

The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing recently released veteran cornerback Keenan Lewis in for a free agent visit Tuesday evening and prior to that happening he was interviewed on SiriusXM Radio. Lewis, who was officially released on Monday by the New Orleans Saints, first talked about what it’s like to all... The post Free Agent CB Keenan Lewis: ‘I Don’t Have No Hip Issues’...
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Nickel Continues To Dominate Steelers’ Personnel Groupings

We’re just two games into this preseason and one thing remains clear within the Steelers’ defensive units: the Nickel formation is the go-to package in almost every situation. There are some factors to consider here, however, so it’s important not to put a huge amount of weight on some of... The post Nickel Continues To Dominate Steelers’ Personnel Groupings appeared first...
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Keenan Lewis Reunion Would Continue Steelers’ Tradition

I don’t want to pretend the ink has been put on the paper yet but Keenan Lewis re-signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers would be just another in a long line of Steel City reunions. So let’s get a little nostalgic with the previous players who left for greener pastures but... The post Keenan Lewis Reunion Would Continue Steelers’ Tradition appeared first on Steelers Depot by...
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Report: Steelers Injured CB Senquez Golson Says He’ll ‘Definitely Be Back This Season’

Due to a Lisfranc injury suffered several weeks ago during a training camp practice, Pittsburgh Steelers second-year cornerback Senquez Golson will more than likely start the 2016 season on the team’s Reserve/Injured list and hopefully be candidate for the designated to return tag later on in the year. On Tuesday,... The post Report: Steelers Injured CB Senquez Golson Says He...
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How A Healthy Keenan Lewis Would Best Fit In The Steelers Secondary

It has now been confirmed by two beat writers who cover the New Orleans Saints that veteran cornerback Keenan Lewis will have a free agent visit Tuesday night with the Pittsburgh Steelers. While Lewis signing a contract with the Steelers is not imminent at this point, you can bet the... The post How A Healthy Keenan Lewis Would Best Fit In The Steelers Secondary appeared first on...
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