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According to the eye test, Arthur Moats could already be a solution at outside linebacker

(Credit: https://cdn3.vox-cdn.com/) As the release or re-sign period of free agency gets underway, the Steelers have several decisions to make on a numbers of players, including, but not limited to: Brice McCain, Antwon Blake, Will Allen, Troy Polamalu, and Arthur Moats. I saved Moats for last for a reason. Given the dire situation at outside linebacker, Moats is a must to re-sign...
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Steelers Create Cap Room… Now What?

The 2015 NFL season will officially begin in exactly one week, and with it the opening of the free agency period. The Pittsburgh Steelers looked poised to make some moves, a rare position for a team that is traditionally very tight under the salary cap at this time of year.They are in this position because of some recent contract moves made by general manager Kevin Colbert. According...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 60 Big Board 4.0

The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine was quite the spectacle as some players impressed (ahem, Vic Beasley) but it’s important not to get too carried away with the numbers and try and remember what you see on tape. Functional strength is often far different than what a guy can bench. In order to hopefully spur on […] Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 60 Big Board 4.0 is a post from: The post...
Via Steelers Depot
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ESPN sets Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger on fire to wish him happy birthday

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger turned 33 on Monday. ESPN marked the occasion with an interesting photoshop job. Happy 33rd Birthday to 2x Super Bowl Champion @steelers QB Big Ben! pic.twitter.com/dfim21rItv — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) March 2, 2015 AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Rating every NFL team’s logo from 1-32 Free Agency Preview: The top-10 linebackers on...
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Steelers Have Large Presence At Pittsburgh Pro Day

The University of Pittsburgh held there Pro Day on Tuesday and as you can imagine, there were plenty of Pittsburgh Steelers personnel on hand to observe it. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, Steelers coaches Keith Butler, John Mitchell, Richard Mann, Randy Fichtner, Jerry Olsavsky, Joey Porter, James Saxon and Mike Munchak were all present […] Steelers Have Large Presence...
Via Steelers Depot
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2015 Steelers Salary Cap: Contract Restructuring And Dead Money Refresher

Over the course of the last few days I have received a few questions about contract restructures and dead money as it relates to how both work. Now is as good as time as any to post a refresher course on both of those topics. Let’s use the contract of Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell […] 2015 Steelers Salary Cap: Contract Restructuring And Dead Money Refresher is a post...
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Steelers choose not to franchise Jason Worilds, return 'unlikely'

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers chose to pass on tagging linebacker Jason Worilds for a second straight season. Steelers’ general manager Kevin Colbert said the team is willing to let linebacker Jason Worilds test free agency when the new league year starts March 10. The club would like to re-sign Worilds to a long-term contract, but...
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The Optimist’s Take – Replacing Veteran WR Presence

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 – Replacing Veteran WR Presence is a post...
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Lance Moore out in Pittsburgh after one year

Wide receiver Lance Moore never quite caught on to the offense in Pitttsburgh as rookie Martavis Bryant surpassed him in the role of No. 3 receiver. The 31-year-old spent eight years as a viable target in New Orleans, but managed only 14 catches for 198 yards in 2014 and never had any sort of chemistry with QB Ben Roethisberger. And he knew it - he was a bust in Pittsburgh...
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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – ILB Sean Spence

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 – ILB Sean Spence is a post from...
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Steelers 2015 Salary Cap Projection Ahead Of New League Year

The 2015 NFL league year will begin one week from today and now that the new salary cap number has been announced, we can take a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers cap situation. At the bottom of this post is a breakdown of all of the numbers and I will try to explain everything to you […] Steelers 2015 Salary Cap Projection Ahead Of New League Year is a post from: The post Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
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Steelers 2015 Offseason Priorities – Rethinking The TE Position

The 2014 season saw the Pittsburgh Steelers on the rise, finishing with an 11-5 record and a division title following two straight seasons of missing the playoffs with 8-8 records. They finished off the regular season with four straight victories, but suffered a disappointing Wildcard round loss against the Ravens without their star running back. […] Steelers 2015 Offseason Priorities...
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The Pessimist’s Take – Bringing Back The Wood

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 – Bringing Back The Wood is a post from...
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Steelers T Kelvin Beachum To Earn $1.542 Million In 2015

Now that NFL salary cap number has been set for the 2015 season, we now have a good idea as to what Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Kelvin Beachum will earn next season being as he qualified for the Proven Performance Escalator. I wrote about this quite a while ago and below are the details of that […] Steelers T Kelvin Beachum To Earn $1.542 Million In 2015 is a post from: The post...
Via Steelers Depot
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Polamalu’s Future With Steelers Might Not Be Known Until Start Of New League Year

Are the Pittsburgh Steelers going to keep safety Troy Polamalu for one more year? Originally I thought we might know Polamalu’s status for the 2015 season by the end of this week, but after doing some CBA research, we’re likely going to have to wait another week to find out whether or not he’ll wear […] Polamalu’s Future With Steelers Might Not Be Known Until Start Of...
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Steelers DE Cam Thomas Survives First Round Of Cuts

The NFL transaction report for Monday is now in and the Pittsburgh Steelers release of wide receiver Lance Moore is included on it. That means that defensive end Cam Thomas is still currently on the roster. Nothing is stopping the Steelers from releasing Thomas at a later date, or as soon as Tuesday, but one […] Steelers DE Cam Thomas Survives First Round Of Cuts is a post from...
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Steelers Spent Time Visiting With Kevin Johnson’s Parents At Wake Forest Pro Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly had four people present for the Wake Forest Pro Day Monday to get a good look at cornerback Kevin Johnson and Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer reports that the group, which apparently included general manager Kevin Colbert and defensive backs coach Carnell Lake, wasn’t just watching from afar. “Steelers representatives […] Steelers...
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Steelers release WR Lance Moore

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Monday that they have released wide receiver Lance Moore. Moore, who signed with the Steelers on March 21, 2014, played in 14 games with two starts during the regular season.  He had 14 receptions for 198 yards and two touchdowns. The 31-year-old Moore has totaled 360 receptions for 4,479 yards with 40 receiving touchdowns in 115 NFL games...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Release WR Lance Moore

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers parted ways with wide receiver Lance Moore Monday. Moore, who was signed to a two year contract worth $3 million last offseason, was scheduled to earn a base salary of $1.5 million in 2015. Releasing him results in a dead money charge of $322,500 this year. The release of Moore […] Steelers Release WR Lance Moore is a post from: The post...
Via Steelers Depot
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Le'Veon Bell could face up to a four-game suspension

Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back Le’Veon Bell is expected to be suspended the first two games of the 2015 NFL season stemming from a DUI arrest last August. Bell, who was driving the vehicle, admitted to smoking marijuana after being pulled over by the police. He is currently serving a 15-month probation term as a punishment for the DUI. The NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Personnel Spotted In Attendance At Minnesota Pro Day

Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson isn’t the only draft hopeful receiving attention Monday at his Pro Day as several scouts and front office personnel from around the league are also in Minnesota to get a look at tight end Maxx Williams. According to the Minnesota official Twitter account, the Pittsburgh Steelers have people present at […] Steelers Personnel Spotted In Attendance...
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Should the Pittsburgh Steelers consider an interior lineman in the NFL Draft?

Glamorous. That’s not the word that comes to mind when thinking about players along the offensive line. And it’s especially not attributed to the guys in the middle of that group, the guards and center. While “skill-position” players get all of the headlines, and offensive tackles get the biggest contracts, interior linemen toil in relative anonymity. But in the center of...
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Steelers Have Large Presence At Wake Forest Pro Day To Look At CB Kevin Johnson

The Pro Days are now underway ahead of the 2015 NFL Draft as Wake Forest, Minnesota and Virginia are the big named schools hosting the events on Monday. According to Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer, the Pittsburgh Steelers have sent at least four people to Wake Forest to observe cornerback Kevin Johnson. Johnson, who […] Steelers Have Large Presence At Wake Forest Pro...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Cornerback Poll Results

Over the weekend we asked you to rank 10 of the top cornerbacks in the 2015 NFL Draft as they relate to the Pittsburgh Steelers and after 318 responses, the results are below.   As expected, Trae Waynes was the easy winner with Marcus Peters coming in second. Jalen Collins was easily the third ranked cornerback, […] 2015 NFL Draft: Cornerback Poll Results is a post from: The...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Offseason

We’ve shown you our series of mock draft simulations from Fanspeak.com. To start the week, we’ll take it one step further and mock an entire offseason. Fanspeak has let people like me nerd out, offering a “Managing the Cap” simulator in conjunction with Overthecap.com, a site dedicated to salary cap figures. This offseason simulator lets […] 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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