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Slot Receiver Study: Sammie Coates

One of the biggest questions the Pittsburgh Steelers are looking at on the offensive side of the ball is who their third wide receiver is going to be, working alongside Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant, the latter of whom was immediately put into work with the first-team unit after returning...
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June 07, 2017

One Step To Take: DE L.T. Walton

Bringing back a series I had a lot of fun exploring last offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game. The biggest area for...
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June 07, 2017

Knile Davis: Extra Workload Has ‘Really Been Helping Me Out’

Earlier in the offseason I took a look at Pittsburgh Steelers running back Knile Davis and his history as a runner in the National Football League, and suffice it to say in summary, for the most part, it wasn’t a very pretty picture. It was also one that generally speaking...
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June 07, 2017

2017 Steelers Stock Watch – DL L.T. Walton – Stock Up

With the 2017 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be of a...
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June 07, 2017

Heyward On Javon Hargrave: ‘He’s Become A Good Nickel Rotation Guy’

The next time Javon Hargrave takes the field, it’s entirely possible that he will be playing less than the last time he was in a game. That is because Cameron Heyward, one of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting defensive ends, had already for months been on injured reserve. But the rookie...
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June 07, 2017

Hue Jackson On Report Browns Expressed Interest In WR Jeremy Maclin: ‘That’s A Good Thing If We Did’

For a team that only managed to win one game last season, it naturally goes without saying that the Cleveland Browns went into this year with a lot of directions in mind in which they could go about improving their team. And they utilized many different tools in order to...
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June 07, 2017

2017 Offseason Questions: Would Gay Have Been Released If Spot Was Not Secure?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While
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June 07, 2017

Saints Waive Former Steelers LB Travis Feeney On Tuesday

While it’s not big news, I thought several of you might like to know that the New Orleans Saints waived former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Travis Feeney on Tuesday with the seldom used “injury waiver” designation, according to the NFL’s daily transaction report. Feeney, who was drafted by the Steelers in the sixth...
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June 06, 2017

Forecasting The Steelers’ Early 2017 Season Road Stretch

June has arrived and we are now less than 100 days away from the start of the 2017 NFL season. Sounds like football is just around the corner and minutes away from being back in your life but in reality, football has yet to even depart on its journey. While...
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June 06, 2017

Ryan Shazier: ‘I Definitely Feel Like This Year Could Be My Year’

If there’s one knock on Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier as he continues to prepare for his fourth NFL season, it’s the fact that he’s had a hard time staying on the field at times because of various injuries. During a post-OTA practice interview with the media on Tuesday,...
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June 06, 2017

Justin Hunter Calls Steelers Wideouts The Most Talented Group He’s Ever Seen

There’s no question wide receiver is the deepest position on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. For Justin Hunter, this group is an all-timer. Hunter called it one of the best rooms he’s been around. ““This is one of the most talented group of receivers I have been on and I can’t...
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June 06, 2017

Heyward-Bey Sees Steelers Taking Advantage of WR Size With Fade Routes In Red Zone

Ben Roethlisberger has always been fond of tall wide receivers. It was a relationship that began in his rookie season with the Pittsburgh Steelers when he had Plaxico Burress to throw to for one season. But he has since spent the majority of his career without such comparable options. Fast...
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June 06, 2017

James Harrison Has Now Had Three ‘Random’ PED Tests This Offseason

If indeed PED testing in the NFL is as random as they would like us to all believe, then Pittsburgh Steelers veteran outside linebacker James Harrison is just one unlucky guy. At the risk of sounding like a broken record in addition to possibly boring you with semi-mundane news tidbits...
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June 06, 2017

2017 Steelers Stock Watch – OL Chris Hubbard – Stock Up

With the 2017 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be of a...
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June 06, 2017

Brian Allen Recognizes His Talents As Unique In Steelers’ DB Room

The Pittsburgh Steelers did not draft Brian Allen in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft because they wanted a wide receiver playing the cornerback position. They drafted the former wide receiver converting to cornerback because they saw in him the potential to be a big, physical cornerback. Now,...
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June 06, 2017

Report: Steelers DT Javon Hargrave Still Sidelined With Injury On Tuesday

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Javon Hargrave was reportedly injured last week during one of the team’s OTA practices and while we still dont know the overall severity associated with his ailment, it’s now being reported that he failed to practice Tuesday. According to Chris Mueller of The Beaver County Times,...
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June 06, 2017

Mike Mitchell On Sean Davis: ‘I Trust Him, He Trusts Me, And We’re Rolling’

When it comes to the secondary, one issue that I have been stressing on a number of occasions this offseason is the simple fact that, in great contrast to the past half-decade or so, the Pittsburgh Steelers are actually projected to have a stable lineup, with the starting four that...
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June 06, 2017

Steelers LB Arthur Moats Says Team Can’t Afford Another Start Slow In 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers are back on their practice fields Tuesday after using Monday to build team-building at the local Dave & Buster’s and veteran outside linebacker Arthur Moats seems to be pleased with how the first two weeks of OTA practices have gone. Moats, however, did point out a few things...
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June 06, 2017

Devil’s Advocate: Bigger Role For Grimble

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the same idea...
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June 06, 2017

Slot Receiver Study: Eli Rogers

One of the biggest questions the Pittsburgh Steelers are looking at on the offensive side of the ball is who their third wide receiver is going to be, working alongside Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant, the latter of whom was immediately put into work with the first-team unit after returning...
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June 06, 2017

Why You Shouldn’t Forget About Sammie Coates In 2017

Back talking to the tape on our Youtube channel to remind you about Sammie Coates, a somewhat forgotten player on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. We comb through the mega impact he had in the first five weeks before busing up his hand and fading the rest of the way. We...
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June 06, 2017

Beat Writers Are Questioning Daniel McCullers’ Job Security

One of the interesting things about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ current formula on defense is that they quite rarely, at this point, employ a true nose tackle. They are fielding a defense with five or more defensive backs around 70 percent of the time, roughly. One of the interesting things about...
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June 06, 2017

James Harrison Brings New Weapon To Offseason (Literally)

James has got a gun. James has got a gun. James Harrison being generally intimidating passes for offseason fodder around here so let me indulge. Mike Mitchell posted an Instagram video of Harrison – armed with a giant rifle – yesterday afternoon. His mission? In his words, protect this house. “I got...
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June 06, 2017

Bengals ILB Vontaze Burfict Wants To Do Something About Bullying

In today’s news bulletins you may have never expected to read, Cincinnati Bengals inside linebacker Vontaze Burfict is trying to do his part to reach out to children who are the victims of bullying. A bit of a bully himself when on the football field, Burfict would not necessarily seem...
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June 06, 2017

2017 Offseason Questions: Will Steelers Add ILB Before Training Camp?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While
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June 06, 2017
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