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5 Potential Late Free Agent Signings

The Steelers have a tendency to sign players that have some experience with the team. We've seen players like Will Gay, Larry Foote, and Matt Spaeth get second stints with the team. We also saw this with Ross Cockrell, who the Steelers showed pre-draft interest in and later signed once ...

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Could Jesse James Be The Steelers Secret Weapon This Season?

Hardcore, passionate Pittsburgh Steelers fans talk about their football team daily. At this time of the year, every aspect of the team has been picked apart, yet, there is one player on the Steelers roster that no one is takling about: last year's 5th round draft choice, tight end Jesse James. ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Color Rush Jersey Concepts

Thursday Night Football is about to get more colorful. Literally. The Thursday night schedule has grown over the years. It has now reached a point where every NFL team appears on Thursday Night Football once each season. Then, Thursday nights introduced another wrinkle into the NFL and Nike marketing machine: ...

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Are Kick Returners A Diminished Commodity In The NFL?

You know what they say: if it isn't broke, don't fix it. Yet NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seems to find something new to toy with every season. 2016 is no exception, as the NFL will once again experiment with aspects of special teams, and the kicking game. One of several rule ...

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Revisiting 5 Steelers Offseason Predictions

Back in February I had posted two individual articles predicting the moves the Steelers would and would not make this offseason. So far, those predictions have held mostly true. I'd like to revisit those predictions, and examine what action (or inaction) Pittsburgh took. Eric Weddle Mr. "I want to play for ...

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Last Man Standing From The Cursed 2012 Steelers Draft

The 2012 season was an interesting one to say the least. After a 12-4 season which ended in the NFL's first postseason game played under new overtime rules (and where Pittsburgh was famously "Tebowed") the Steelers looked to return to the Super Bowl. After all, that had been the pattern, ...

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See What Numbers The Steelers Rookies Will Wear

A week ago we were buzzing over who might be the Steelers draft picks. A week later, we already know what numbers they've been issued. Keep in mind, these numbers will likely change after other players are released and the roster is trimmed to from the current count of 90 ...

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How Steelers Draft Pick Sean Davis Honors Former NFL Great

The number 21 has always been popular among defensive backs. Like young basketball players who idolized Michael Jordan by wearing the number 23, many NFL players choose the digits on the back of their jersey by players they too looked up to growing up. Pittsburgh Steelers 2016 2nd round draft ...

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Steelers Defense Trending Upward

I read an article over the weekend that said the Steelers defense is coming off one of it's worst statistical in nearly a quarter of a century. That statement is both fact and opinion. It's kind of like saying the glass is half empty, though, the glass might overflow if ...

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