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Just how warm is Mike Tomlin’s coaching seat heading into 2014?

Steelers’ fans are used to seeing their team in the post-season. That’s just another reason why back-to-back 8-8 seasons, with no playoffs, has been so hard to stomach. So, with the 2014 season approaching quickly just how warm is Mike Tomlin’s seat?   Read the rest of the post "Just how warm is Mike Tomlin’s coaching seat heading into 2014?" on Steelers Blitz.
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Panthers Sign Former Steelers C Fernando Velasco

Former Pittsburgh Steelers center Fernando Velasco finally has a new home as it was announced on Wednesday that he has signed with the Carolina Panthers. Velasco, who was signed last year by the Steelers after starting center Maurkice Pouncey was lost for the season in the opener against the Tennessee Titans, started 11 straight games […] Panthers Sign Former Steelers C Fernando...
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Steelers Training Camp Battles: Defensive Backs

CornerbacksLocks: Ike Taylor, William Gay, Cortez AllenBattling: Isaiah Green vs. Antwon Blake vs. Brice McCain vs. Shaquille RichardsonAvailable: 2 spotsThe Skinny: The Steelers will undoubtedly keep at least five cornerbacks, especially considering the pass-heavy offensive attacks of today’s NFL. Their options lack experience and size for the most part, so the Steelers will have...
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Training Camp Watch: Shamarko Thomas and the Safeties

During the 2013 NFL Draft the Steelers were heavily rumored to be looking for a young safety. With the aging Ryan Clark, now with Washington and Troy Polamalu as the incumbents they severely needed some young depth and a player to mold for the future.   When Shamarko Thomas fell into the fourth round the Steelers made a move. […] Read the rest of the post "Training Camp Watch...
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PFS Mount Rushmore Series: Pittsburgh Steelers

Out of all the teams in the NFL, the rich history of the Pittsburgh Steelers makes it extremely difficult to simply choose four players for a team Mount Rushmore. While there are many worthy choices, the four Steelers mentioned below are the ones that I believe best represent Pittsburgh's incredible franchise history and the style of football that made them so successful.1. RB...
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The balance of Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers hurry-up offense

What saved the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers season? Was it luck? While some may fall back and say it was our defense, the majority of fans will reluctantly say it was our offense. In particular, the combination of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and offensive coordinator Todd Haley drove the offense to an impressive 28 points per game, with most of that scoring occurring in the final...
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Steelers To Wear 1934 Bumblebee Throwback Jerseys In 2014 Against Colts

Looks like the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t ready to pack away the bumblebee throwback jerseys just yet. According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Steelers will wear the 1934 throwbacks again in 2014 in the game against the Indianapolis Colts on Oct. 26. Steelers will wear ‘Bumblebee’ throwbacks against the Colts on Oct. 26. […] Steelers To Wear 1934 Bumblebee...
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Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones – Technique Versus Talent

By Alex Kozora A few weeks ago, we took a purely statistical approach to evaluating Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones as he enters his second season. Obviously, numbers alone don’t tell the story. Tape is more important than historical data as data doesn’t hold a tangible effect on him. That’s what we’ll accomplish today. If […] Steelers Film Room: Jarvis...
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Steelers Camp Preview: Ike Taylor will pass the torch Cortez Allen, younger CBs

Maybe the one position on the entire Pittsburgh Steelers team that has the most question marks going into the season is the cornerback spot. Between players under-achieving and the lack of proven talent at the end of the roster, the cornerback position remains one of the most intriguing positions to watch during training camp and preseason for a variety of reasons. The Steelers were...
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Ramon Foster Talks Outside Zone

The Pittsburgh Steelers made strides in attempting to install some outside zone concepts into the running game last season under new offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. The problem is that it’s hard to say how successful the installation was. The Steelers barely ran the outside zone at all due to a few quite obvious […] Ramon Foster Talks Outside Zone is a post from: Steelers...
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Polamalu hits camp as team's most-tenured player

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu enters his 12th training camp as the most-tenured player on the team. “It's strange to be the oldest and most-experienced guy on the squad,” Polamalu said, via Alan Robinson of TribLive.com. “I never thought that would happen — Jerome Bettis was here, it seems, like yesterday. I looked at him as one of the greatest running...
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Season Of Change – Speed From All Corners

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as a season of change amid […] Season Of Change – Speed From All Corners is a post...
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Art Rooney II Talks About Advantages Of Joint Training Camp Practices With Bills

It’s been roughly 20 years since the Pittsburgh Steelers last participated in joint practices with another team during training camp, but that will change this year when they host the Buffalo Bills for two practices at Saint Vincent College in the middle of August. On Tuesday, Steelers team president Art Rooney II was asked about […] Art Rooney II Talks About Advantages Of Joint...
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Steelers to wear decal with Chuck Noll’s initials

The Pittsburgh Steelers will put Chuck Noll’s initials on their helmets this year to commemorate the only coach to win four Super Bowls. Steelers President Art Rooney II said today on Steelers Nation Radio that the team will wear helmet decals to to honor Noll, who passed away on June 13 at the age of 82. The decals will be unveiled for the Sept. 7 home opener against the Cleveland...
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Steelers will honor Chuck Noll with a helmet decal

The Pittsburgh Steelers plan on honoring the late Chuck Noll with a helmet decal this season. .@Steelers President Art Rooney II told @SteelersNRadio that the team will wear a helmet decal to honor Chuck Noll in 2014. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) July 22, 2014 I’ll go out on a limb and guess the decal will be black and yellow and have the initials “CN.” var ACE_AR...
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Steelers Ranked 13th Overall In AP Preseason Power Rankings

On Tuesday, the Associated Press released their preseason NFL power rankings for the upcoming 2014 season and the Pittsburgh Steelers are ranked 13th overall and behind both the Cincinnati Bengals (9th) and Baltimore Ravens (12th). While there aren’t any blurbs listed for each team, the AP does reveal the methodology used to determine their rankings. […] Steelers Ranked 13th...
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Pittsburgh Steelers to wear commemorative decal on helmets in 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will honor legendary and recently deceased head coach Chuck Noll with a commemorative decal on their helmets for the 2014 season. The decal will be revealed on the season opener against Cleveland, September 7th which is also the date designated by Pennsylvania’s senators to honor Noll, named Chuck Noll Day.   “The team will be, for the first time, wearing...
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Steelers Will Wear Helmet Decal To Honor Chuck Noll In 2014

According to Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II the team will wear a decal bearing the initials of former head Chuck Noll on their helmets during the entire 2014 season. Rooney made the announcement during a Tuesday interview on Steelers Nation Radio. Noll passed away on June 14 at the age of 82. He […] Steelers Will Wear Helmet Decal To Honor Chuck Noll In 2014...
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Steelers not expected to sign James Harrison before training camp begins

Veteran linebacker James Harrison has made it known this offseason that he would like to play for the Steelers again.  But according to ESPN’s Scott Brown, a Harrison return to Pittsburgh won’t happen before the start of training camp. “The speculation about Harrison re-signing with the Steelers has been fueled almost entirely by Harrison himself — and the perceived need...
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Steelers’ immaculate reception voted most memorable NFL play ever

The Pittsburgh Steelers have one of the broadest fanbases in the NFL. A large part of that is due to the team’s long history of winning and making remarkable plays in big moments. From the Steel Curtain of the 70s to today’s Big Ben Super bowl teams, the Steelers always seem to be in contention. Now they’ve captured the imagination of football fans for all time. ESPN recently...
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Expectations For Steelers WR Markus Wheaton In 2014

Due to a finger injury suffered last year, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton only registered six catches for 64 yards in the 12 games that he dressed for during his rookie season. With Wheaton now the odds on favorite to start this year as the No. 2 option opposite Antonio Brown, what kind of […] Expectations For Steelers WR Markus Wheaton In 2014 is a post from...
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Heyward-Bey excited about new opportunity with Steelers

WR Darrius Heyward-Bey has found a new opportunity to show what he can do after four years in Oakland and one in Indy. After the Raiders released him, he found his second opportunity to shine with the Indianapolis Colts, who signed him to a one-year deal for $3 million. He ended last season with 29 catches for 309 yards and a TD in 11 starts. Now, as he starts the 2014 season on...
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What is Mike Tomlin’s future amid back-to-back mediocre seasons?

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is the third head coach in 45 years to take the reigns of the franchise, but his lackluster 8-8 record for the past two seasons have some speculating just how much longer he’ll be leading the team. Tomlin’s initial years as a young head coach following Bill Cowher’s departure was anything but dismal. His first year, in 2007, was comprised...
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Joe Haden shoos away kid in a Hines Ward jersey

Joe Haden was (probably) kidding, but he shooed away a child in a Hines Ward jersey who was in line for an autograph. As we all know, you should report child abuse and I’m not talking about Joe Haden. To think that some awful father in Northeast Ohio would put his kid in a Stillers jersey for an event featuring Joe Haden is just criminal. @ESPNCleveland Funny video of Joe Haden...
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Steelers Camp Preview: Jarvis Jones, Jason Worilds look to step up at LB

Few team positions carry the same resonance as the Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers. You can distill the identity of the team and the city into that one position. They’re hardworking, physical and on defense. Find me three better linebackers in the history of the NFL than Jack Ham, Jack Lambert and Andy Russell. Mostly Lambert. That guy would have looked just as at home in a Carnegie...
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