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Mitchell Says Key To More Steelers Sacks Is Stopping The Run Better

The Pittsburgh Steelers have failed to register more than 37 sacks on defense over the course of the last four seasons and according to defensive line coach John Mitchell, that statistical category will only improve if the unit can fix another important one that they have struggled in the last four seasons. “A lot of […] Mitchell Says Key To More Steelers Sacks Is Stopping The...
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If Cleared Soon By Police, LSU’s La’el Collins Should Consider Signing With Steelers

Now that the 2015 NFL Draft had ended, all eyes will be on LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins, who is scheduled to meet with Baton Rouge police on Monday for questioning in the shooting death of his former girlfriend, Brittney Mills. Collins, who is not a suspect in the shooting, could have his name cleared completely in […] If Cleared Soon By Police, LSU’s La’el Collins...
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Steelers Draft Looks Very Good On Paper

Overall, the 2015 draft haul for the Pittsburgh Steelers looks very good on paper. The secondary was an obvious area of need for the team going in, and turnovers were lacking so what did they do? They added a cornerback in Senquez Golson that snared 10 picks last year, best in the nation at his […] Steelers Draft Looks Very Good On Paper is a post from: The post Steelers Draft...
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Steelers Comfortable Not Adding Any Running Backs During 2015 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers recognized that they had a lot of holes to fill this year during the 2015 NFL Draft, but they obviously didn’t feel like the running back position was one of them even though starter Le’Veon Bell is currently scheduled to miss the first three games of the season because of a suspension. […] Steelers Comfortable Not Adding Any Running Backs During 2015...
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Steelers Draft Class Addresses Needs, Adds Luxury

The 2015 NFL Draft is in the books, and the Steelers have augmented their roster with the following players: Round 1: Bud Dupree, OLB, Kentucky The masses clamored for a cornerback in the first round, but the Steelers were still weak at linebacker. With the sudden retirement of Jason Worilds, new defensive coordinator Keith Butler had a significant hole to fill on the left side...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Todd: A Look At The Steelers Early Picks And A Response To Some Criticism

(Note: This article was written Saturday morning, but we held of posting it until after the draft.) Day 1 of the NFL Draft saw the Pittsburgh Steelers make a pick that was almost universally praised. The two day 2 picks were met with much more skepticism. You can hear Dave Bryan and my thoughts on […] Todd: A Look At The Steelers Early Picks And A Response To Some Criticism is...
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New Steelers WR Sammie Coates Had An Unforgettable Weekend

New Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates is having a weekend he’s not going to be forgetting anytime soon. If being drafted by the Steelers in the third-round of the 2015 NFL Draft weren’t enough, Coates also got engaged Saturday. The 6-foot-1 Coates posted the news on his Instagram account after his girlfriend apparently didn’t […] New Steelers WR Sammie Coates...
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Steelers OLB Selections Suggest They Had A Profile In Mind

When the name Anthony Chickillo was first read during yesterday’s draft as the 212nd overall selection going to the Pittsburgh Steelers, there was a lack of clarity as to what exactly that was going to entail in the long run. Chickillo, a college defensive end at 6’3”, 267 lbs. out of Miami, seemed to be […] Steelers OLB Selections Suggest They Had A Profile In Mind is a...
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2015 NFL Draft Grades: Mel Kiper Jr. Ranks Steelers High

Would you like to know what ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. thinks about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 draft? No? Well, I’m going to tell you anyway. Not that it means anything, but Kiper gave the Steelers weekend haul of eight players an “A-” grade. Kiper writes: The Steelers had a really good draft. I […] 2015 NFL Draft Grades: Mel Kiper Jr. Ranks Steelers High is a post...
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Grading Every Steelers Draft Pick

Round One: Alvin “Bud” Dupree View image | gettyimages.com Grade: A Alvin Dupree was selected by the Steelers at 22, despite being ranked as a near-top-ten prospect.  Sure, there are concerns about his lack of production against bigger NCAA programs.  Sure, the Steelers had a bigger need at cornerback than they did at outside linebacker. But even with those two negatives...
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Steelers Use Priority UDFAs To Fill Offensive ‘Wants’

When taking a step back and getting an overview of the final tally in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 NFL Draft additions, it is interesting to see how it lines up with the needs present in the team’s roster prior to the draft. With their eight selections, the Steelers addressed six positions after doubling down on […] Steelers Use Priority UDFAs To Fill Offensive ‘Wants...
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Steelers sign 12 undrafted free agents

One of the most underrated post draft activities is the chase for undrafted free agents. Teams can find diamonds in the rough by combing though their draft boards and finding out who is left. According to Steelers.com, in the everlasting quest for talent, the Steelers have signed 12 rookie free agents. Texas A&M tight end Cameron Clear Saint Augustine's defensive tackle...
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Steelers, Kevin Colbert Rebuff Idea That Senquez Golson Was A Reach

Not a soul was surprised when the Pittsburgh Steelers used their second-round draft selection on Friday to draft a cornerback, after already taking an outside linebacker with their first-round selection. Cornerback and outside linebacker were the team’s two biggest needs, and the needs matched the value board. Even though they hit on the right position, […] Steelers, Kevin Colbert...
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My Steelers Post-Draft Thoughts

Ever year when the draft ends I can always count on people asking me right away to grade the Pittsburgh Steelers selections. I don’t usually like to do that for several reason with one of them being that I want to do more research on the players drafted to find out even more about their […] My Steelers Post-Draft Thoughts is a post from: The post My Steelers Post-Draft Thoughts...
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Steelers Double Down On Cornerbacks With Ball Skills

While there were several intriguing options for the Pittsburgh Steelers to go with their first pick in the third day of the 2015 NFL Draft, they ended up doing what most believed that they would, or at least should, doubling down on cornerbacks with Doran Grant. That selection marked the first time that Pittsburgh had […] Steelers Double Down On Cornerbacks With Ball Skills is...
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Steelers 2015 Draft Class Recap

Now that the 2015 NFL Draft is in the books, and we’re one huge step closer to pinning down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 roster, it’s time to regroup and take stock of what just transpired over the course of the past three days. All told, the Steelers drafted eight new players, with one selection in […] Steelers 2015 Draft Class Recap is a post from: The post Steelers...
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Steelers 2015 Draft Picks

The 2015 NFL Draft is now in the books and over the course of the last three days the Pittsburgh Steelers selected eight players. Below is an aggregation of items we have posted on each player to serve as a sitemap for the last three days. Round 1: Bud Dupree, OLB, Kentucky – Scouting Report […] Steelers 2015 Draft Picks is a post from: The post Steelers 2015 Draft Picks appeared...
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Joey Porter Wants To Keep James Harrison’s Snap Count Down To 25

Even knowing that they only had Jason Worilds on a transition tag and projected to lose him the following year, and only signed free agent Arthur Moats to a one-year, veteran-minimum contract, the Pittsburgh Steelers entirely ignored the outside linebacker position in the 2014 NFL Draft, and only carried three into the season. That changed, […] Joey Porter Wants To Keep James...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Draft analysis

All seven rounds of the 2015 NFL draft are in the books. Pittsburgh had a total of eight picks this year. To say that defense was an area of focus for the Pittsburgh Steelers is an understatement. Of the Steelers’ eight picks, Pittsburgh drafted six defensive players while only drafting two players for the offensive side of the ball. Here is a quick look at each of Pittsburgh...
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DL Coach John Mitchell Asked For Clifton Geathers Back, Likes Daniel McCullers’ Progress

The Pittsburgh Steelers used their first of two sixth-round draft picks earlier today to select L.T. Walton, a 6’4”, 320 lbs. interior defender who projects as a five-tech defensive end for the Steelers’ defensive scheme. Pittsburgh certainly wanted to add another young body to the defensive line rotation this year, and seemed to find a […] DL Coach John Mitchell Asked For...
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Steelers will reduce James Harrison’s snap count

With James Harrison coming back for his 13th NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers hope keeping his snap count down will keep him fresh. “Harrison is going to be a better player for us if I keep his snap count down to 25,” outside linebackers coach Joey Porter said to Steelers.com. “I’ll get the best James Harrison I can out of him instead of trying to make him play like...
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Pittsburgh Steelers draft summary: Rounds 1-7

The Pittsbugh Steelers addressed many needs during the 2015 NFL Draft, adding a infuse of youth that may become Week 1 contributers. But only time will tell - OLB Bud Dupree looks to fill the mold made by James Harrison, who is a long-in-the-tooth 37-years-old, and Mississippi's Senquez Golson, although perhaps a bit height-challenged, has the skillset to become a major contributor...
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Steelers 2015 Undrafted Free Agents Tracker

As soon as the 2015 NFL Draft is over, undrafted players will make their commitments to teams looking to sign them as free agents. Throughout the night I will keep this post updated with the players that the Pittsburgh Steelers get to agree to terms. Kevin Colbert said they might sign 10-12 undrafted players. Please […] Steelers 2015 Undrafted Free Agents Tracker is a post from...
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2015 NFL Draft: Steelers Select Louisville S Gerod Holliman In 7th Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Louisville safety Gerod Holliman with the 239th overall pick in the seventh-round of 2015 NFL Draft. 4.65 in the 40-yard dash…1.65 10-yard dash…2.69 20-yard dash…4.45 20-yard shuttle… 7.08 three-cone drill…27-inch vertical jump…9’-01” broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 17 times…32-inch arm length…9 ½-inch hands…76-inch...
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2015 NFL Draft: Steelers Select Miami OLB Anthony Chickillo In 6th Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Miami linebacker Anthony Chickillo with the 212th overall pick in the sixth-round of 2015 NFL Draft. This was the Steelers compensatory draft pick they were awarded AGILITY TESTS 4.79 in the 40-yard dash…1.66 10-yard dash…2.77 20-yard dash…4.25 20-yard shuttle… 7.17 three-cone drill…34 ½-inch vertical jump…9’-06” broad jump…Bench...
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