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Heyward-Bey buys stadium lights for high school

Darrius Heyward-Bey’s journey to the NFL began at McDonogh, a private high school in Owings Mills, Md., that’s long played its football games sans stadium lights. Until now. According to the school’s website, Heyward-Bey recently purchased lights for John McDonogh Stadium, fulfilling a promise he made to Athletic Director Mickey Deegan in 2005, his senior year at the school...
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Steelers have a lot riding on 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers own the 15th overall pick and coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert have been going as many pro days as they possibly can. When the team hits the draft, they need to find several players who can step in and make an impact immediately. For instance, a cornerback who could step in and play right away and a receiver to fill the number fourth...
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Steelers Expected To Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On DE Cameron Heyward Pretty Soon

Any day now I expect the Pittsburgh Steelers to announce that they have picked up the fifth-year option on the rookie contract signed by defensive end Cameron Heyward and now we know what the price of that 2015 salary will be in doing so. On Thursday, the Houston Texans picked up the fifth-year option on […] Steelers Expected To Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On DE Cameron Heyward...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

With The 15th Pick In The NFL Draft, Pittsburgh Steelers Select...

2013 was a first for the Pittsburgh Steelers; they didn't make the playoffs.  When referring to how teams conduct free agency and how they draft, I always refer to the Steelers or the Patriots as the perfect model for how teams should; keep your players in free agency, don't overspend, and select best player available.So with that being said, we can focus on team needs for...
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Steelers Have Been In Contact Quite A Bit With Michigan State LB Max Bullough

The Pittsburgh Steelers could very well address the inside linebacker position next month during the 2014 NFL Draft and if they do, one late-round prospect probably won't be surprised if he gets a call from head coach Mike Tomlin on draft day. According to Mike Griffith of mlive.com , Michigan State middle linebacker Max Bullough has […] Steelers Have Been In Contact Quite...
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Steelers host three draft prospects

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers brough in three NFL draft prospects in for visits on Tuesday. Two of them, many believe, could go early in the draft, which starts on May 8th in New York. 6-6, 310 lb defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman out of Minnesota is said to be a possible late-round pick, and Rice cornerback Phillip Gaines (6-0,...
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Report: Steelers To Visit With North Alabama S Nick Williams

According to Bo Marchionte of College2Pro.com, North Alabama safety Nick Williams has a visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers scheduled. Williams suffered a serious knee injury early in 2012 that cost him that season. He returned in 2013 to play in 13 games and recorded 62 total tackles, five sacks and two interceptions. At his Pro […] Report: Steelers To Visit With North Alabama...
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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Subpoenaed As Part Of Mike Adams’ Stabbing Incident

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert has been served. According to Thursday post on Twitter by Adam Jennings of WPXI, Colbert has been issued a subpoena in regards to the early morning stabbing of tackle Mike Adams that took place in June of last year. Breaking! Steeler's GM Kevin Colbert subpoenaed! Defense attys for suspects […] Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Subpoenaed...
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2014 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers Must Do a Better Job Drafting Cornerbacks

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t the only team that passed on Richard Sherman in the 2011 NFL Draft. However, that’s not the only mistake they’ve made when it comes to drafting cornerbacks since Mike Tomlin became head coach in 2007. As Sherman would say, their cornerback crop during that time has been “mediocre.” It’s been a factor in the erosion of a defense that allowed...
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Steelers Have $311,934 In Salary Cap Space After Signing P Adam Podlesh

Judging by the latest NFLPA update, the contract signed on Wednesday by punter Adam Podlesh was a one year, qualifying contract that comes with a reduced cap charge of $570,000. It does not appear as though Podlesh was given a signing bonus due to the cap number only displacing $75,000. Now that the NFLPA has […] Steelers Have $311,934 In Salary Cap Space After Signing P Adam...
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GM Kevin Colbert says Steelers won't be emulating Seahawks system

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert acknowledged that the Seattle Seahawks have a unique way of doing things, but so does every NFL organization. While it has come as a revelation to some that defense wins championships, in the Steel City, defense is a way of life. The close watch on Colbert's work in rebuilding their former number one defense, he says nothing...
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Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Massachusetts TE Rob Blanchflower

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. Being as Massachusetts tight end Rob Blanchflower has […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Massachusetts...
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Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Minnesota DT Ra’Shede Hageman

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. Being as Minnesota defensive lineman Ra'Shede Hageman has now […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles...
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Steelers Bring DL Ra’Shede Hageman, CB Phillip Gaines, TE Rob Blanchflower For Pre Draft Visits

The Pittsburgh Steelers are entertaining a few more draft prospects on Thursday and this time one of there is a tight end. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, Minnesota defensive lineman Ra'Shede Hageman, Rice cornerback Phillip Gaines and Massachusetts tight end Rob Blanchflower are all in town. Hageman is a first round prospect who […] Steelers Bring DL Ra’Shede...
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Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Alabama LB C.J. Mosley

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. While Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley has not been […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Alabama LB...
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Pro Football Focus Grades The Steelers’ Recent Drafts

Pro Football Focus is preparing for the upcoming draft by revisiting recent drafts from 2009 to 2011 on a team-by-team basis and seeing how those draft picks turned out a few years down the road, assigning a number grade based on performance and draft value. The Pittsburgh Steelers were on deck yesterday, and as one […] Pro Football Focus Grades The Steelers’ Recent Drafts is...
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Jarvis Jones Reflects On His Rookie Season And Looks Ahead To Next Season

According to Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert, outside linebacker Jarvis Jones was one of those special players in a draft that when you have a chance to take you run up to the podium to get the pick in before something goes wrong. But Jones would be the first to tell you that he […] Jarvis Jones Reflects On His Rookie Season And Looks Ahead To Next Season is...
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Steelers Draft Needs – Cornerback

Earlier in the offseason, we took a position-by-position look at where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand with their roster before the free agency process both ravaged and replenished the talent pool. The Steelers entered the process with 22 free agents. They re-signed six of them, while losing eight more to other teams, with eight remaining unsigned. […] Steelers Draft Needs – Cornerback...
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Remembering Back To When Lynn Swann Was Five Seconds Away From The Cowboys Drafting Him

You've probably already heard the story about how former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lynn Swann was five seconds away from being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 1974 NFL Draft. If not, the NFL Network did an excellent job of telling that story during the Wednesday night episode of 'Caught […] Remembering Back To When Lynn Swann Was Five Seconds...
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Steelers may have to bring back Brett Keisel

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review believes the Steelers may not have a choice but to bring back 35 year-old Brett Keisel. Steelers have huge issue at DE. No experience, no depth and nothing in draft that can help right away. Keisel looking like only legit option — Mark Kaboly...
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Former Steelers WR Limas Sweed Released By Ottawa Redblacks

The career of former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed is over with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League. Well, it actually never started, as the former second-round draft pick was released Wednesday by the expansion franchise. This was Sweed's second failed attempt at playing north of the border as the Saskatchewan Roughriders […] Former Steelers...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – North Carolina TE Eric Ebron

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. While North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron has […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – North Carolina...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr.

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. While LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – LSU WR Odell Beckham...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are we predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers will draft at No. 15? It might surprise you.

It’s obvious that the Pittsburgh Steelers have large (if not glaring) holes at various positions. So, who do they take in the First Round to try and solve those needs immediately? Is it help on the defensive line? At cornerback? Wide Receiver? Tight End? Offensive line—where does one start! Well, the staff at the cover32 headquarters asked every team’s managing editor to compile...
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2014 Steelers Mock Draft Version 3.0 – Post Pro Days

With today being my birthday, I thought I would give all of you a gift. Now that the 2014 Pro Days now pretty much behind us, it is now time for my third 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft, or as I like to call them, educated guesses to inspire good draft talk about players. I […] 2014 Steelers Mock Draft Version 3.0 – Post Pro Days is a post from: Steelers Depot The post...
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