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Based On 2014, New Steelers K Josh Scobee Can Still Produce Touchbacks

The Pittsburgh Steelers acquired kicker Josh Scobee Monday morning in a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars and while it’s easy to understand why they wanted an experienced leg when it comes to field goals, you might be interested to know that he’s been solid on kickoffs as well when it comes... The post Based On 2014, New Steelers K Josh Scobee Can Still Produce Touchbacks...
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Steelers K Garrett Hartley Has A Split Contract, Could Push For Injury Settlement

The Pittsburgh Steelers placed kicker Garrett Hartley on the Reserve/Injured list Monday with a hamstring injury and now we have some clarification as to how much he’ll count against the salary cap should he wind up staying there. According to former agent Joel Corry, Hartley’s one-year contract that he signed... The post Steelers K Garrett Hartley Has A Split Contract, Could...
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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Preseason vs. Bills

Are you ready for some football? Apparently, the Pittsburgh Steelers are not as they dropped a Jurassic Park sized doozie against the Buffalo Bills last weekend, losing 43-19. Unfortunately, this was the last real chance for the team to improve itself as Coach Mike Tomlin will be playing the water... The post Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Preseason vs. Bills appeared first on...
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Steelers Trade 6th Round Pick for Scobee, Trim Roster To 75

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made several roster moves today in an effort to get their roster down to the league-mandated 75 players. The team officially announced the trade for kicker Josh Scobee, sending a 2016 sixth round pick to Jacksonville. The Steelers are currently without their 5th and 6th round... The post Steelers Trade 6th Round Pick for Scobee, Trim Roster To 75 appeared...
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La Canfora ‏Believes Jaguars Will Be Paying Some Of Scobee’s 2015 Salary

It appears as though the Pittsburgh Steelers won’t be restructuring the contract of new kicker Josh Scobee after all. A short time ago, Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the Steelers were planning on restructuring the contract of Scobee, who the team acquired Monday morning via a trade... The post La Canfora ‏Believes Jaguars Will Be Paying Some Of...
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NFL Upholds Martavis Bryant Four Game Suspension

The NFL has officially upheld Martavis Bryant’s four game suspension, as first reported by Ray Fittipaldo of The Pittsburgh Post Gazette.  NFL has upheld the four-game suspension for Martavis Bryant. Four games without pay. — Ray Fittipaldo (@rayfitt1) August 31, 2015 Fittipaldo relayed in a series of tweets a statement from... The post NFL Upholds Martavis Bryant Four Game...
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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Bills Preseason Game Recap, Trade For Josh Scobee & More

Season 6, Episode 16 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this show, David Todd and I start off by talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason loss Saturday to the Buffalo Bills. We start by pointing out the few positives in that game and that includes the performance of wide receiver Martavis Bryant, who is... The post The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Bills...
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Report: G Collin Rahrig To Be Included In Steelers First Set Of Roster Cuts

The Pittsburgh Steelers will need to trim their roster down to 75 players by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday and it appears as though guard Collin Rahrig will be included in the first round of releases, which have yet to be announced by the team. Steelers cut guard Collin Rahrig, according to... The post Report: G Collin Rahrig To Be Included In Steelers First Set Of Roster Cuts appeared first...
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Report: Steelers Are Restructuring Contract Of New K Josh Scobee

The Pittsburgh Steelers traded for veteran kicker Josh Scobee Monday morning and while the veteran comes with a scheduled $3.425 million base salary, the team is reportedly restructuring that in some form or fashion, according to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Josh Scobee is restructuring his contract. The Steelers are not... The post Report: Steelers Are Restructuring...
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Ledyard: Steelers First 15 Cuts Prediction

By tomorrow at 4 pm, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have cut their current roster from 90 to at least 75 players per NFL requirements. Many of these moves have been obvious for some time now, but the team will still be faced with several tough decisions, even in this first... The post Ledyard: Steelers First 15 Cuts Prediction appeared first on Steelers Depot by Jon Ledyard. Go Steelers...
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Scobee Better Be Reliable For Steelers With $3.45 Million Price Tag

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a trade Monday morning that included them acquiring kicker Josh Scobee from the Jacksonville Jaguars. While the details of the compensation are not yet fully known, one would think that it cost the Steelers a 2016 late-round draft pick. Scobee is set to earn $3.425 million in... The post Scobee Better Be Reliable For Steelers With $3.45 Million Price...
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Report: Steelers Trade For Kicker Josh Scobee

The Pittsburgh Steelers have traded for Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. The #Jaguars are trading longtime kicker Josh Scobee to the #Steelers. He’s been their kicker since 2004. Pitt had a K injury. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2015 As he... The post Report: Steelers Trade For Kicker Josh Scobee appeared first on...
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Steelers Film Room: Bills Two Point Conversion

As we’ve written about so many times, the preseason offers the ability to adjust and respond. Normally, we highlight individual response, but occasionally, we’re able to look at schematic changes. Last week, we broke down the Green Bay Packers successful two point conversion play. It was a solid scheme by the... The post Steelers Film Room: Bills Two Point Conversion appeared...
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Don’t Be So Sure Martavis Bryant’s Roster Spot Goes To A Wide Receiver

With the Pittsburgh Steelers figuring to be without budding star wide receiver Martavis Bryant for the first four games of the 2015 regular season, it may be a bit worrying that nobody really stepped up in an effort to try to claim a roster spot for himself against the Bills.... The post Don’t Be So Sure Martavis Bryant’s Roster Spot Goes To A Wide Receiver appeared first on...
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Josh Harris’ Greatest Asset Has Been Lack Of Competition

With Le’Veon Bell set to miss the first two games of the season, it is by this point fully expected that first-year running back Josh Harris will make the 53-man roster to serve as the primary backup to DeAngelo Williams for the Pittsburgh Steelers during that time. Harris, who spent... The post Josh Harris’ Greatest Asset Has Been Lack Of Competition appeared first on Steelers...
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Lack Of Playing Time Together As Big A Concern As Any For Steelers’ Starting Defense

It has been said of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense for the last few years that it will take time for the unit to gel as a whole during the course of the season. That certainly looks to be a recurring theme heading into the 2015 season, a fact that can... The post Lack Of Playing Time Together As Big A Concern As Any For Steelers’ Starting Defense appeared first on Steelers Depot...
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Mike Tomlin Disappointed In Lack Of Competitiveness In Fringe Players

At a time during the year in which there will soon be over 1000 unemployed professional football players, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin came away from his team’s last performance profoundly disappointed in the level of tenacity shown by many of the fringe players on his roster. Following the... The post Mike Tomlin Disappointed In Lack Of Competitiveness In Fringe...
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Steelers Film Room: Shoddy Tackling Major Issue Vs Buffalo

Just about every aspect of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense was pretty pathetic against the Buffalo Bills, but one of the most egregious parts of their poor performance was the shoddy tackling that took place throughout the game. The reality of preseason is that players aren’t always used to tackling again,... The post Steelers Film Room: Shoddy Tackling Major Issue Vs Buffalo...
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Steelers Projected First Round Of Cuts – 2015

With four preseason games now in the books, the Pittsburgh Steelers must trim their roster down to 75 players by Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. EST. This means that 15 players must be waived or released and below is my projection as to who those players will be. WR Jarrod West... The post Steelers Projected First Round Of Cuts – 2015 appeared first on Steelers Depot by Dave Bryan. Go Steelers...
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Steelers Vs. Bills: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Week 4

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday afternoon preseason loss to the Buffalo Bills, according to the NFL official gamebook. As usual, we will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. Being as this was a preseason... The post Steelers Vs. Bills: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Week 4 appeared first on...
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L.T. Walton Gets Surprise Start Over Cam Thomas Against Bills

The Pittsburgh Steelers knew that they would be without second-year starting defensive end Stephon Tuitt for this game after he suffered an ankle injury during the previous preseason game in a friendly fire collision with a teammate. It’s unlikely that the line defensive lineman sees time before the regular season... The post L.T. Walton Gets Surprise Start Over Cam Thomas Against...
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Michael Vick Debut Shows Promise On Short Turnaround

The Pittsburgh Steelers did not use this third week of the preseason as their regular season dress rehearsal, as is the norm around the league. That much is clear. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger played just two drives, one of which was a three-and-out, and his day was done less than five... The post Michael Vick Debut Shows Promise On Short Turnaround appeared first on Steelers...
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Steelers Set Up To Begin Second Search For Placekicker

It seemed that, after a couple of preseason games, the Pittsburgh Steelers were growing comfortable with their new kicker, former Saint Garrett Hartley, who had made all of his field goals and extra point attempts, and performed reasonably well on kickoffs. Hartley’s signing became necessary when Shaun Suisham, of course,... The post Steelers Set Up To Begin Second Search For...
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Mike Tomlin, Steelers, Turn Down In ‘Tune Up’ Game

The third week of the preseason schedule has been traditionally reserved by coaches as a sort of dress rehearsal for the regular season, where teams do their most extensive gam planning and utilize their starting players for the majority of the team. The Buffalo Bills certainly did not get that... The post Mike Tomlin, Steelers, Turn Down In ‘Tune Up’ Game appeared first on...
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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Didn’t Know Suspension Was Coming

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant is currently facing a four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy and after the team’s preseason loss Saturday to the Buffalo Bills, the former fourth-round selection was asked if he knew the suspension was coming. “Honestly, no,” said Bryant. “I don’t really... The post Steelers WR Martavis...
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