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Free Agent S Louis Delmas Expected To Draw Interest From Falcons And Broncos

As expected, recently released safety Louis Delmas did not sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday as the visit was likely more geared towards checking out that balky knee of his. Being as he was released prior to the start of free agency by the Detroit Lions, the former second-round draft pick at least has a jump on other soon-to-be free agents. According to Jason La Canfora...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Optimist’s Take – The Tight End Position In 2014

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 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Central Florida RB Storm Johnson

By Alex Kozora With the regular season over, our focus has shifted to the offseason. For the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on prospects. Some the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at. Other top players that will be off the board before the Steelers select. All to make you as prepared for the 2014 NFL Draft as possible. Requested by a reader, a report on Central...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown Says Ben Roethlisberger Scolded Him For Being Selfish After The Season

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown caught 110 passes in 2013, but with three more he would have broken the franchise single-season record that Hines Ward set in 2002. During a Monday appearance on ESPN's "Highly Questionable", Brown admitted that in the season finale against the Cleveland Browns, that that was likely the maddest he's ever been with a teammate or coach...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers End Of Season Player Exit Meetings – RB Jonathan Dwyer

By Matthew Marczi End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s not generally a hard concept to grasp, and we have a pretty good feel by now of how Mike...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2006 Season

The 2014 free agency signing period is less than a month away and in preparation for it, we will continue on with our look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have recapped the first six years of Colbert's tenure in Pittsburgh as it relates to the signing of free agents from other teams...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A Closer Look At The Steelers Decision To Bring In Delmas For A Visit

As if we didn't know it already, the decision made Monday by the Pittsburgh Steelers to bring recently released safety Louis Delmas in for a tire kicking visit shows that the team is more than willing to move on from Ryan Clark. In addition, it could be a sign that the team is not fully confident that second-year safety Shamarko Thomas is ready to step in and fill Clark's shoes and...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers WR Antonio Brown Has Issues With The New Pro Bowl Draft Format

Did you enjoy the new two day, fantasy style Pro Bowl draft this year? If you didn't, you're not alone as Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown apparently wasn't a big fan of it either. Per a Monday report by Pro Football Talk, Brown said earlier in the day on Sports Center that he thought the format "was a little bit off" and that he wasn't a fan of having to wait so long...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

How The Lions Gambled And Won In 2013 With Louis Delmas

A lot of Pittsburgh Steelers fans seem to be excited on Monday after reports surfaced that former Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas is visiting the Steel City. What many don't realize, however, is that Lions gambled and won last season with the former second-round draft pick, and that the Steelers would likely have to gamble quite a bit as well should they ultimately wind up signing...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers host recently released safety Louis Delmas

According to Pro Football Talk, recently released safety Louis Delmas is visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday. Delmas, who was released by the Detroit Lions last week, spent his entire five-year career with Detroit after being selected in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft out of Western Michigan. While Delmas did start all 16 games for the Lions in 2013, he was also on...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

How Much Will It Cost The Steelers To Keep Al Woods In Pittsburgh?

In less than a month, Pittsburgh Steelers backup defensive lineman Al Woods will be an unrestricted free agent and while you don't hear much talk about him, you would have to think the organization would like to keep him around a few more years. The Steelers have a lot of time invested in Woods, who joined the team in November of 2011 after being claimed off waivers from the Seattle...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking More Colbert Comments, Suggs Contract, Tunch On Munch, Sanders Value & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 79 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off by recapping a few more things that Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert had to say in his interviews last week. This mostly pertains to the future of linebacker Jason Worilds, who is currently scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent in a few more weeks. The Baltimore Ravens...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Give LB Terrell Suggs A Four-Year Extension That Runs Though 2018 Season

As expected, the Baltimore Ravens announced on Monday that they have signed linebacker Terrell Suggs to an extension that should allow him to finish his career with the team that drafted him in the first-round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Some of the figures and terms of the new deal that runs through 2018 are starting to come in as Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports is reporting that Suggs...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tunch Ilkin Says Mike Munchak Will Make The Steelers Offensive Line Nastier

Pittsburgh Steelers radio color broadcaster Tunch Ilkin played offensive line in the NFL for 14 seasons and he knows all about new offensive line coach Mike Munchak, who he has known for almost 30 years. During a recent interview on steelers.com, Ilkin talked about what the Munchak brings to the Steelers and how he believes the Hall of Famer can help each and every young offensive...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL.com Draftnik Charles Davis Has Steelers Drafting WR Mike Evans In Latest Mock Draft

NFL.com draftnik Charles Davis released his second mock draft of the offseason last week and in it he has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans with the 15th overall selection in the first round. Davis writes: Tall, rangy receiver who can run. He fits the Steelers' need for bigger bodies at the position. Davis has Evans as being the third wide receiver...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pessimist’s Take – Larry Foote’s Future In Pittsburgh

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 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2005 Season

We are another day closer to the start of the 2014 free agency signing period and continue on now with our look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have recapped the first five years of Colbert's tenure in Pittsburgh as it relates to the signing of free agents and today we will look at what...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens LB Terrell Suggs To Be Extended; RB Ray Rice Gets Arrested

According to several media reports Sunday night, the Baltimore Ravens will hold a press conference on Monday to announce they have signed linebacker Terrell Suggs to a long-term extension. Suggs, who recorded 10 sacks in 2013, is about to enter the final year of his contract that is scheduled to pay him a base salary of $7.8 million. In addition, he is scheduled to count $12.4 million...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pro Football Focus Offers Analysis Of Steelers’ Projected Lineup

By Matthew Marczi The statistics website Pro Football Focus has been running a series early this offseason projecting the starting lineups of each team—sans pending free agents—and grading each player on a sliding scale from “Poor Starter/Gamble” to “Elite Starter”, with “Unknown” also factored into the equation. Yesterday was the Pittsburgh Steelers’ turn to receive...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Optimist’s Take – Larry Foote’s Future In Pittsburgh

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 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pessimist’s Take – Sean Spence As The Wildcard

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 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2004 Season

With the scouting combine up next and the 2014 free agency signing period to follow, we are busy taking a look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have recapped the first four years of Colbert's tenure in Pittsburgh and today we will look at what happened in free agency prior to the 2004...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

CBS Sports Draftniks Release Another Round Of Mock Drafts Prior To Scouting Combine

Last week, the CBS Sports draftniks released another round of mock drafts prior to the scouting combine getting underway and combined they have the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting three different players with the 15th overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft. Rob Rang and Pete Prisco both have the Steelers down for drafting Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III. Dane Brugler has Alabama...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Optimist’s Take – Sean Spence As The Wildcard

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 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pessimist’s Take – Markus Wheaton As A Starter

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 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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