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Steelers Re-sign Free Agent P Brad Wing

Pittsburgh Steelers punter Brad Wing will definitely be back competing for the punting job in 2015 as the team announced Friday that he has signed a one-year contract. Wing was scheduled to be an exclusive rights free agent come March and thus had to sign a one-year tender for the minimum if offered by the […] Steelers Re-sign Free Agent P Brad Wing is a post from: The post...
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The Steelers Futures Report: An Introduction

Around the site, the term futures contract gets thrown around a lot this time of year. Nevertheless, some readers aren’t quite sure what a futures contract is. To sum it up, basically, it’s a minimum salary contract that is the same as a regular-active player contract, but it doesn’t take effect until the start of […] The Steelers Futures Report: An Introduction is a post...
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NFL Releases Statement On Patriots DeflateGate Investigation

The NFL released statement Friday afternoon in an effort to update everyone as to what they have found so far in their investigation into the deflated footballs used by the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game. Our office has been conducting an investigation as to whether the footballs used in last Sunday’s AFC […] NFL Releases Statement On Patriots DeflateGate...
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2015 Steelers Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. Says Pass Rushers Out There In High Numbers This Season

ESPN Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. held his first media conference call of the draft season a few days ago and you can hear it in its entirety below. Early on in the call Kiper was asked a question about the Pittsburgh Steelers by Scott Brown of ESPN.com. Brown: How heavy do you expect the […] 2015 Steelers Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. Says Pass Rushers Out There In High Numbers This Season...
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Steelers DE Brett Keisel Accuses Patriots Of “Looking To Win At All Costs”

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel has seen a lot of things happen in the league during his career and he’s never been one to shy away from giving his opinion on topical subjects. In a Friday morning interview on DVE Radio, Keisel didn’t mince words when asked to give his opinion on the New England Patriots now […] Steelers DE Brett Keisel Accuses Patriots Of...
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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Indiana DE Bobby Richardson

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Report on a new position today. Indiana defensive […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Indiana DE Bobby Richardson...
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Shift At Defensive Coordinator Was More About Keith Butler Than Dick LeBeau

Back when it was first revealed that the Pittsburgh Steelers and longtime defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau would be amicably parting ways, I naturally assumed, as no doubt most of us did, that this meant it was Keith Butler’s time. To that end, I looked up the longtime linebackers coach’s contract status, only to realize that […] Shift At Defensive Coordinator Was More About...
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The Optimist’s Take – More Snaps For Lance Moore

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team, of course, is a finished […] The Optimist’s Take – More Snaps For Lance Moore is a post from...
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Steelers Sign P Richie Leone

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have competition for punter Brad Wing as free agent punter Richie Leone has been signed to a reserve/futures contract.. Leone originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Houston last May. During the 2014 preseason Leone punted just twice for a 41 yard average. Leone […] Steelers Sign P Richie Leone is a post...
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NFL Sportsmanship Award Appropriately Named Art Rooney Award

Midway through the 2014 season, the NFL announced it’s brainchild of an annual award, with it’s main purpose to showcase those individual players who lead by example with their standout sportsmanship, both on and off the gridiron. There will be one player representing each of the 32 NFL franchises, and earlier this morning, the league […] NFL Sportsmanship Award Appropriately...
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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – TE Heath Miller

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 […] Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – TE Heath Miller is a post from...
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The Pessimist’s Take – Double Dipping Transition Tag For Jason Worilds

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team, of course, is a finished […] The Pessimist’s Take – Double Dipping Transition Tag For Jason...
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Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – WR Martavis Bryant

While it has been true for many years in recent times that the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten little productivity on offense or defense out of their rookie players, that has been less of a truism in recent years, particularly, perhaps, over the last two seasons. While the Steelers have gotten some starts out of rookie […] Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – WR Martavis Bryant...
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Questions Raised Over Conflict Of Interest For Steelers Head Of Security

Despite having been eliminated from the playoffs weeks ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers organization has been dragged back into focus leading up to the Super Bowl thanks to an ESPN report published earlier today raising concerns over a potential conflict of interest relating to Lieutenant Jack Kearney, a sheriff’s deputy with the Allegheny County police department. […] Questions...
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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Michigan State CB Trae Waynes

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Back looking at the cornerback position today. And […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Michigan State CB Trae...
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Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 20 Big Board

With the Pittsburgh Steelers losing in the first round of the playoffs to their hated rivals the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh fans now have only the offseason to look forward to. Free agency is usually pretty limited in the Steel City. General Manager Kevin Colbert seemingly broke away from the usual free agency lull last year […] Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 20 Big Board is a post...
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The Optimist’s Take – Double Dipping Transition Tag For Jason Worilds

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team, of course, is a finished […] The Optimist’s Take – Double Dipping Transition Tag For Jason...
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Patriots’ Latest Controversy Yet Another Deflating Moment For NFL

It’s generally not believed to be a good thing to be associated with a growing number of events that ultimately garner the ‘-gate’ suffix, no matter how many times you may reach the pinnacle of your profession. That is where the New England Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick currently find themselves less than a […] Patriots’ Latest Controversy Yet Another Deflating...
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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – WR Markus Wheaton

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 […] Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – WR Markus Wheaton is a post from...
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Logic Of LeGarrette Blount Release Not Altered By Recent Success

Following Le’Veon Bell’s rookie season, the Pittsburgh Steelers determined that their hodgepodge of so-so ‘veteran’ running backs behind their prized young workhorse back was insufficient. They sought out a more pedigreed option in the 2014 offseason in terms of on-field performance, and believed that they had found a viable answer when they came to terms […] Logic Of...
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Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – RB Dri Archer

While it has been true for many years in recent times that the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten little productivity on offense or defense out of their rookie players, that has been less of a truism in recent years, particularly, perhaps, over the last two seasons. While the Steelers have gotten some starts out of rookie […] Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – RB Dri Archer is...
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Will The Steelers Consider A New “Big Snack” From The Draft Vending Machine?

If you ask anyone who knows the in’s and out’s of a 3-4 defense, they’re more than likely to tell you that the 0-technique nose tackle is the straw that stirs the drink. Occupying two gaps, and often requiring double or even triple teams, they’re a gap-eating space eater planted right in the heart of […] Will The Steelers Consider A New “Big Snack” From The Draft Vending...
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Steelers Brown, Pouncey, Timmons To Play On Same Pro Bowl Team

If you decide to watch the Pro Bowl this coming weekend you’ll get to see the three players representing the Pittsburgh Steelers play together on one team. Now that the two-day fantasy-style draft has been completed, we now know that Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, center Maurkice Pouncey and linebacker Lawrence Timmons will all be […] Steelers Brown, Pouncey, Timmons...
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Steelers Would Like To Get New Deal Done With Roethlisberger Soon

The Pittsburgh Steelers decided not to extend the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger last offseason and now that 2014 was a career year for him, his price tag has more than likely deservedly increased. That, however, doesn’t seem to bother team president Art Rooney II, who talked with the Pittsburgh media Wednesday about the possibility […] Steelers Would Like To Get...
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Art Rooney II Won’t Rule Out Possibility Of Tagging Steelers LB Jason Worilds Again

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds is currently scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent come March and during his talk with the media Wednesday, team president Art Rooney II indicated that the former second-round draft pick could be back in 2015. “I can say I would like to have Jason back,” Rooney told select […] Art Rooney II Won’t Rule Out Possibility...
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