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Why Steelers Le'Veon Bell Is the NFL's Best RB

Behold Pittsburgh Steelers fans: star running back Le’Veon Bell has been named the NFL’s best running back, according to a recent article from Pro Football Focus that broke down every team’s roster by categorizing players in four groups: elite, good, average and bad. Obviously as the best running back in the NFL, PFF categorized Bell as an “elite” running back.Really, that’s...
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Brett Keisel: I was very surprised by departure of Dick LeBeau

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel said Tuesday that he was shocked upon learning that long-time defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau had resigned. Keisel, who is recovering from a torn triceps that ended his season on November 30, spoke with NBC Sports Radio to talk about the Steelers. “I was very surprised,” he said when asked about LeBeau’s departure. “I’ll...
Via Sports-Glory
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers not expected to bring back Ike Taylor

According to Larry Hartstein of CBSSports.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to pass on re-signing soon to be free agent cornerback Ike Taylor. Taylor, 34, sustained several injuries during the 2014 and had 16 tackles in five games. The cornerback has been with the Steelers for his entire 12-year career.
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Three reasons they are not in the Super Bowl

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season with a record of 11-5. The team secured their best record since they finished 12-4 in 2011. They took home the AFC North Divisional title and secured the third seed in the AFC playoffs. Pittsburgh won the last four games of their regular season and had tons of momentum heading into the first round of the playoffs. Their run to the...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Need Sophomore Leap From LB Ryan Shazier

When the Pittsburgh Steelers grabbed Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier with the 15th selection of the 2014 NFL Draft, it was clear that what they were seeking was an electrifying presence to add some much-needed spark to an aging, and by some considered “slow”, defense. At his pro day, Shazier ran the 40 in 4.37 […] Steelers Need Sophomore Leap From LB Ryan Shazier is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Mississippi State DE/OLB Preston Smith

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. An interesting prospect today. One I’m pretty excited […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Mississippi State...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

2015 NFL Draft: Steelers options in the first round ► With a historically poor defense, at least by Pittsburgh Steelers standards, the 2015 edition of the team has some holes to fill. Fortunately, the NFL draft is stocked ... Steelers DE Brett Keisel Still Unsure If He'll Be Back In 2015 ► Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel is currently under contract for the...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2015 Off-Season Team Needs

Lately I’ve been reading from several national NFL websites, about team needs listed for each team… and often the needs listed for the Steelers really make my scratch my head. So, I’ve decided to write my own, in order of importance. These are the positions the team will look to address through free agency and the draft. These are the team needs, as the roster stands right...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers DE Brett Keisel Still Unsure If He’ll Be Back In 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel is currently under contract for the 2015 season, but during a Tuesday morning interview in Arizona on the SVP & Russillo Radio Show, the bearded veteran admitted that his future with the team is currently uncertain. “We’ll see what happens next year,” said Keisel, who is again promoting Head […] Steelers DE Brett Keisel...
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The Pessimist’s Take – Passing The Torch To Shamarko Thomas

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 – Passing The Torch To Shamarko Thomas is...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – C Maurkice Pouncey

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 – C Maurkice Pouncey is a post...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – NT Daniel McCullers

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 – NT Daniel McCullers...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft: CBS Sports Draftniks Again Have Steelers Going Defense In First Round

With the Senior Bowl now behind them, CBSSports.com draftniks Rob Rang and Dane Brugler both decided to release new versions of their first-round mock drafts. As far as the Pittsburgh Steelers are concerned, both Rang and Brugler have them addressing two different areas of need on the defensive side of the football this time around. Rang has […] 2015 NFL Mock Draft: CBS Sports...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can the Steelers Find a Place on the Field for Howard Jones?

It seems like years ago, but it was just this past summer at training camp in Latrobe where the Steeler Nation got it’s first look at Howard Jones. If you’ve forgotten, Jones was a free agent rookie from Shepard who burst onto the scene with his long body and athleticism. Jones is about as raw as you can get in terms of his overall football ability but if ever a guy had potential...
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Fittipaldo: The leaky pass protection came back to haunt them in the loss to the Ravens in the AFC wild-card game

The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line had a resurgence of sorts in 2014; however, the progress made still isn't enough to say the unit is out of the woods. While the zone blocking scheme was a huge success with running back Le'Veon Bell, the pass protection was uneven at best. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Assistant coach Mike Munchak and the...
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Why Signing Jabaal Sheard Could Pay Dividends For The Steelers

Once upon a time back in 2002, the Pittsburgh Steelers dipped their toes deeply into the free agent pool, signing a certain inside linebacker by the name of James Farrior. The 8th overall selection of the 1997 NFL Draft, Bill Parcells plucked him to be his modern-day version of Lawrence Taylor or Harry Carson, game […] Why Signing Jabaal Sheard Could Pay Dividends For The Steelers...
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The Optimist’s Take – Passing The Torch To Shamarko Thomas

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 – Passing The Torch To Shamarko Thomas is...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – LB Jordan Zumwalt

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 – LB Jordan Zumwalt...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Utah CB Eric Rowe

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. To kick off the week, a breakdown of […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Utah CB Eric Rowe is a post from:...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 6 Players Away From A Championship Contender Per PFF Study

According to a recent analysis done by Pro Football Focus for ESPN.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers are six above-average players away from being serious contenders for the Super Bowl next season. So what makes a team a contender next year, according to PFF? After doing a study of all 28 teams in the league that failed […] Steelers 6 Players Away From A Championship Contender Per...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 Pro Bowl: Steelers’ Brown Records 6 Catches For Team Carter In Loss

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan connected with New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham on a one-yard touchdown pass with 3:10 left in the fourth quarter to help Team Irvin beat Team Carter 32-28 in the 2015 Pro Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ. Ryan, who entered the game in the […] 2015 Pro Bowl: Steelers’ Brown Records 6 Catches For Team Carter...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers quiet on report involving head of security

According Michael Hasch and Mark Kaboly of Tribelive.com, a national report that was recently released regarding Pittsburgh Steelers head of security Jack Kearney shines a light of possible misuse of his high-ranking with the Allegheny County sheriff for purposes related to the team. A national report broadcast on ESPN's “Outside The Lines” paints the picture of Kearney using...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former teammate Greg Gaines endorses new DC Keith Butler: 'He’s going to be a head coach in this league'

Pittsburgh Steelers new defensive coordinator has some large shoes to fill in the Steel City after Dick LeBeau's resignation this offseason. Linebackers coach Keith Butler was promoted to fill the void and he's been held with high esteem within the organization and some believe the team wanted to him to succeed Lebeau after refusing to let him interview for others positions last...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Steelers Future’s Report: Brelan Chancellor

Name: Brelan Chancellor College: North Texas Height: 5’9 Weight: 188 Born: 8/6/1992 To kick off the new series, I’ve decided to take a look at former special teams ace for North Texas, wide receiver, Brelan Chancellor. Chancellor comes into the Steelers organization with a high pedigree as a return man, as he was the main […] The Steelers Future’s Report: Brelan Chancellor...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – LT Kelvin Beachum

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 – LT Kelvin Beachum is a post from...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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