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Playing Time Could Be The Tiebreaker In James Harrison’s Decision

As you’ve no doubt seen by now, longtime Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison posted a video and message on Instagram yesterday pertaining to his future, suggesting that he must make the decision between returning to Pittsburgh or following Dick LeBeau to play for the Tennessee Titans. In his short Instagram video, he asks his […] Playing Time Could Be The Tiebreaker...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

On Dri Archer’s Role And Its Draft Implications

It wasn’t long before Dri Archer became one of the most controversial draft picks for the Pittsburgh Steelers in recent years—rivaled in discussion perhaps only by Jarvis Jones and Landry Jones. In a draft that was widely considered to be critical, the Steelers used their third-round compensatory draft pick to select the 5’8”, 173 lbs. […] On Dri Archer’s Role And Its...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 12

There were no actual transactions taking place yesterday in free agency for the AFC North, but that doesn’t mean that there wasn’t still plenty of things to comment on. And while none of the division teams made any signings or suffered any losses, that can always change in an instant depending on the way certain […] AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 12 is a post from: The...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Free Agent LB James Harrison Will Let God Drive Him In Right Direction

Will free agent linebacker James Harrison be making a decision soon as to which team he will be playing for in 2015? Judging by a post he made Saturday on his Instagram account, it appears as if thought that is indeed the case. The opinions of my support team are split, but for me, my […] Free Agent LB James Harrison Will Let God Drive Him In Right Direction is a post from: ...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Howard Jones The Forgotten Man At OLB?

Last year after the 2014 draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers claimed a prospect most of us had never heard of. Howard Jones, a Division II defensive end from Shepherd University who set the all-time school sack record with 35. Standing 6-foot-4 and 238 pounds, he’s a long-limbed prospect, with 34 1/8 inch arms. He flashed an […] Howard Jones The Forgotten Man At OLB? is a post from...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Colorado State T Ty Sambrailo

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason; these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. The Steelers may not have a glaring need at […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Colorado State T Ty Sambrailo...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Depletion Of Talent Should Open Door For Rookie Playing Time On Defense

For the vast majority of Dick LeBeau’s tenure as the defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the franchise was routinely able to field a top five defense, often even finishing at the top of the league in the majority of the most vital defensive statistics. Many have cited LeBeau’s complex defensive schemes—and the available personnel […] Depletion Of Talent Should...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cap Space Not The Reason Steelers Shying Away From Free Agent Market

The Pittsburgh Steelers, according to team president Art Rooney II, the team may already be done rebuilding the team via free agency, at least in terms of adding significant pieces beyond mere depth via one-year veteran-minimum qualifying contracts. After all, though the team did add a couple of multi-million deals last season, the majority of […] Cap Space Not The Reason Steelers...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Not A Fan Of Replay Tweaks, And Most Other Rule Proposals

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II spoke to select members of the media yesterday, and while the highlight of his comments pertained to the team’s future free agency plans—or lack thereof, which we have already discussed—he had a few interesting things to say on other topics as well. On the subject of the number […] Art Rooney II Not A Fan Of Replay Tweaks...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 11

The second week of free agency is coming to a close, and by and large, the majority of the big names have been off the board for a while. Not that there are not significant signings left to be made, but the flurry of activity from the opening couple of days has clearly died down […] AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 11 is a post from: The post AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

March Madness: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and I hope your March has been full of madness and perfect brackets as we enter the weekend. As most of you prepare to settle in to watch the NCAA tournament games, I hope that you will take a little time to answer the five questions that have for […] March Madness: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions is a post from: The post March Madness: Steelers...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Young Steelers Linebackers Busy Training With James Harrison

There certainly isn’t much Pittsburgh Steelers news to post as we head into the weekend, but I thought I would pass along an encouraging word about the linebackers. Judging by a photo posted Friday on Twitter by Steelers linebacker Vince Williams, it appears though he, Jarvis Jones, Sean Spence and Ryan Shazier are all out […] Young Steelers Linebackers Busy Training With James...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran Combine Could Offer Help For Steelers

Much to the chagrin of Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans everywhere, the free agent market is drying up like a popsicle on a hot summer day, with Sterling Moore and Patrick Robinson the two latest cornerbacks who eluded Pittsburgh for “greener” pastures, or at least a starting spot, which they probably weren’t assured in Pittsburgh. So what […] Veteran Combine Could Offer Help...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Art Rooney II Friday Comments, Suggested Rule Changes, Steelers News & More

Season 5, Episode 91 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I start off this show by discussing several things that Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II had to say to the media Friday before heading out to the NFL owner’s meetings that will take place next week. Rooney says that the team isn’t likely […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking Art Rooney...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Art Rooney II Not Expecting Much More Free Agency Activity

The Pittsburgh Steelers have only signed one outside free agent so far this offseason and it doesn’t sound like many more signings are on the way. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers team president Art Rooney II said Friday he’s not expecting the team to have a “lot more activity” in free […] Steelers Art Rooney II Not Expecting Much More...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of New RB DeAngelo Williams

We’ll break down the first – and as of this writing, the only – free agent signing the Pittsburgh Steelers have made in the 2015 offseason. We’ll evaluate running back DeAngelo Williams similar to the way we did to LeGarrette Blount last year. Only this time, hopefully with a more fulfilling end result. Studied four […] Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of New RB DeAngelo...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 70 Big Board 6.0

Well it’s been around two weeks since I posted the last Big Board. The first wave of free agency has come and gone and holy cow what a wave! The Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens and many more teams were wheeling and dealing during the legal tampering period and when free […] Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 70 Big Board 6.0 is a post from: The post...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Playing Roulette With CB In Pricy Free Agent Market

As is widely known by now, the Pittsburgh Steelers recently played host to two free agent cornerbacks earlier this week. On Monday, they sat down with former Saints cornerback Patrick Robinson, who left without a contract. The following day, they hosted former Cowboys cornerback Sterling Moore, who also failed to come to terms before leaving […] Steelers Playing Roulette With...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Future For Josh Harris Could Depend On The Draft

Although he does have a small and somewhat vocal contingent in his favor, by and large, from my observations, it seems that the majority has dismissed the prospect of running back Josh Harris making the 53-man roster in 2015. I would even include myself in this group, perhaps. The logic is there, I think. Harris, […] Future For Josh Harris Could Depend On The Draft is a post from...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran ‘Combine’ Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

In two days, the National Football League will be holding its inaugural Veteran Combine—but according to Dr. David Chao, the name is actually a misnomer. At the college Combine held annually in Indianapolis, draft candidates go through a barrage of activities over a period of days in order to be properly evaluated, which take place […] Veteran ‘Combine’ Not All It’s Cracked...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 10

Despite being now 10 days in to the free agency period, the league, and the AFC North specifically, continues to see a steady, if narrowing, stream of activity through each 24-hour news cycle. Here is what took place within the division over the course of this past Thursday. In Pittsburgh Steelers news, the defending AFC […] AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 10 is a post from:...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign Free Agent CB Sterling Moore

You can scratch another free agent defensive off of your Pittsburgh Steelers want list as former Dallas Cowboys cornerback Sterling Moore has now agreed to terms with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to Jenna Laine of Sports Talk Florida. Moore, a former undrafted free agent out of SMU, visited with the Steelers on Monday before […] Buccaneers Sign Free Agent CB Sterling Moore...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Colbert, Tomlin, Butler, Porter All Present For Missouri Pro Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t hiding their interest in Missouri linebackers Shane Ray and Marcus Golden as general manager Kevin Colbert, head coach Mike Tomlin, defensive coordinator Keith Butler and linebackers coach Joey Porter were all present at the player’s Thursday Pro Day. Pardon the clutter on the camera, but here is visual proof #Steelers coach […] Steelers Colbert...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Haley, Munchak Present At Penn State Pro Day

While Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert both busy attending the Missouri Pro Day on Thursday, offensive coordinator Todd Haley and offensive line coach Mike Munchak both stayed closer to home and took in the Penn State Pro Day. #Steelers Todd Haley and Mike Munchak (Penn State alum) in attendance […] Steelers Haley, Munchak Present At...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kozora Chalk Talk Video: Basic Defensive Coverages

After a week off because of Spring Break, we’re back with another episode of Chalk Talk. As requested in the comments of last week’s article, we’re breaking down the basic defensive coverages – Cover 1, 2, 3, and 4. We’ll end by expanding on them a little bit and get into an example of “pattern […] Kozora Chalk Talk Video: Basic Defensive Coverages is a post from:...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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