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Stephon Tuitt Tied For 6th-Best In 3-4 DE Run Stops Over Last Two Seasons

At some point between now and the start of the regular season, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt will more than likely sign a lucrative long-term contract extension being as he’s now in the final year of his rookie contract. On Thursday, Pro Football Focus provided an interesting run defense...
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May 25, 2017

Antonio Brown: ‘I Wouldn’t Want To Play With Anyone Else’ But Ben Roethlisberger

There are few relationships in professional sports between two positions that shares a greater bond than that between a quarterback and his wide receivers—especially his number one wide receiver. And when it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team has never before been blessed with such a combination as Ben...
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May 25, 2017

Vince Williams Hopes To Follow Lawrence Timmons’ Consistency

It was clearly tough to see a player like Lawrence Timmons leave the organization. No one might have been more upset about it than Vince Williams, the man who is replacing him. Speaking with reporters after practice via Steelers.com, Williams praised Timmons for all he did for the franchise. “Because...
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May 25, 2017

Steelers RB James Conner Sidelined During OTAs With Hamstring Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back James Conner won’t likely have great memories about his first week of NFL OTA practices as the local product reportedly had to serve as an observer, instead of a participant, for most of the three-day session. According to Joe Rutter of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Conner,...
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May 25, 2017

Rookie CB Cameron Sutton Primarily Working Outside At Start Of OTAs

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their first week of 2017 OTA practices on Thursday and while we haven’t learned a lot as it relates to which players were lined up where and with what unit, a few details related to those kinds of topics have surfaced nonetheless. While we knew...
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May 25, 2017

2017 Steelers Stock Watch – DT Daniel McCullers – Stock Even

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...
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May 25, 2017

Devil’s Advocate: Rogers Holds On To Slot Spot

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...
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May 25, 2017

Mitchell Takes Pride In Watching Young Secondary Players Develop

The Pittsburgh Steelers secondary went through quite a metamorphosis last season and that included the team’s top two draft picks, cornerback Artie Burns and safety Sean Davis, slowly being infused into the defense. As for Davis, who was initially asked to play in the slot before ultimately settling into a...
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May 25, 2017

Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Sorry for the earlier edition of Ask Alex today. The McLumina is getting inspected at two so had to bump this up. Do cars without working horns still pass inspection? Asking for a friend. One other thing to pass along to you guys. If you’re like me, you absolutely hate...
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May 25, 2017

Mike Mitchell Drug Tested One Day After Mentioning James Harrison

File this under “things that make you go hmmm.” One day after Mike Mitchell mentioned he gained 10 pounds of muscle by taking on James Harrison’s workout regime, the NFL is subjecting him to a “random” drug test. Talked about training with @jharrison9292 this offseason and guess what. A “random” steroid...
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May 25, 2017

Ramon Foster Jokes That O-Line Has Agreement With Big Ben About When He Can Retire

I don’t think it’s really any secret by now that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his offensive linemen are close. And by his offensive linemen, I’m not talking about just this current group. I’m talking about pretty much every lineman he’s played with. He’s still very close with Willie...
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May 25, 2017

2017 Offseason Questions: More Or Less Tackle-Eligible?

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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May 25, 2017

Antonio Brown: ‘There’s Pressure Every Day. You’ve Got To Love It’

There aren’t many sure things when it comes to the game of football, but Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown may be as close as they come. The consistent quality and quantity of production that he has churned out over the course of the past several season is virtually unparalleled,...
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May 25, 2017

One Step To Take: CB Artie Burns

Bringing back a s 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...
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May 25, 2017

Le’Veon Bell Donates Football Field To Alma Mater

Le’Veon Bell isn’t at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ facility but he’s still making an impact in the football world. As NBC4 in Columbus first reported, Bell bought a new turf football field for Groveport Madison High School, where he attended. The cost of the field is $750,000. The school will rename...
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May 25, 2017

Gil Brandt Writes Steelers Have 2nd-Most Talented Roster Behind Patriots

The NFL Network tends to get a lot of criticism for some of the half-baked analysis that the outlet provides at times, but this typically comes from some of the more well-known former players that they have in front of the camera. When it comes to their written content, they...
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May 25, 2017

Bulkier Senquez Golson ‘100 Percent Ready To Go’ For His ‘Third First Year’

I asked the other day what people thought would be the biggest question that they had for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they headed into OTAs on Monday. A number of people commented on simply wanting to see Senquez Golson on the field, and some even asked for updates about Golson...
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May 25, 2017

Alejandro Villanueva Shares His Football Success With His Service Brothers

One would be hard-pressed to find a player in the NFL with a more compelling backstory than that of Pittsburgh Steelers third-year offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva, who moved into the starting lineup on a full-time basis last year. A player of several positions while at Army, Villanueva served multiple tours...
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May 25, 2017

Bengals’ Kirkpatrick Sidelined With Broken Hand

Like Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick was an early participant in previous phases of the offseason program for his team. Also like Tuitt, Kirkpatrick is now currently sidelined with a hand injury. It’s not entirely clear how or when it happened, but the former...
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May 25, 2017

Ben Roethlisberger: ‘It’ll Be Tough’ Moving On From Ladarius Green

I find it a bit sad in a way to see that so many seem minimally concerned by the absence of Ladarius Green, the talented tight end that the Pittsburgh Steelers signed to a four-year, $20 million contract last offseason, and which they excised themselves from the majority of last...
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May 24, 2017

Martavis Bryant On Making Life Changes: ‘I’m A Family Man Now’

If you read what Martavis Bryant had to say to reporters yesterday in his first official appearance with the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2015 after coming off of a year-long suspension, you will have read a person saying a lot of things that would have been expected of him. But if...
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May 24, 2017

Ramon Foster Excited To Watch Jerald Hawkins Compete

Steelers’ Nation is showing the love to Jerald Hawkins. Earlier, Matthew Marczi wrote that Hawkins’ stock is up, a fair and accurate point. That stock only continues to rise after hearing what Ramon Foster said about the second year linemen after practice today. Speaking with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews, Foster said...
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May 24, 2017

Peter King Predicts Ben Roethlisberger Will Throw For 5,000 Yards In 2017

Even though the 2017 NFL season won’t get underway for several more months, that’s not stopping Peter King of Sports Illustrated from making some early bold predictions. In his Tuesday NFL team rankings following free agency and the draft, King, who by the way has the Pittsburgh Steelers ranked fifth-overall...
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May 24, 2017

Heavier Steelers S Mike Mitchell Believes He’s Still ‘An Ascending Player’

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell is now in his fourth season with the team after signing a five-year, $25 million free agent contract in 2014 and he showed up for the start of this year’s OTA practices a little bit heavier after getting some offseason training in with veteran outside linebacker James Harrison. “I...
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May 24, 2017

Ryan Shazier Refuses To Live Life Defined By Alopecia As ‘The Bald Guy’

There are times in life in which there is nothing better than feeling as though you’re different from everybody else around you. And there are other times in life in which there is nothing worse. When it comes to the latter, this tends to be especially true with respect to...
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May 24, 2017
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