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Can Antonio Brown Get Better?

For two seasons, Antonio Brown has been on fire. To expect the types of things Brown has done consistently, over that period of time, would place high expectations on AB. However, high expectations and insurmountable odds are are nothing new to this star wide receiver. Expectations weren't always high for ...

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Who Are The Four Horsemen On The Steelers Defense?

Those of you who interact with me on various forums, and social media, know I'm a big pro wrestling fan too. For those that aren't, don't close this article yet, you won't get lost. I promise. In the 80's, there was a famed pro wrestling group called the "Four Horsemen." ...

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Thoughts On The 2015 Draft

The dust has settled and the draft is over. Every analyst is giving out grades for how each team did, which is nothing but talk and speculation at this point, since even the 2013 draft is hard to grade at this point in time. This will be one of your different ...

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2015 Draft: What About A Punter?

I was getting into some good debate over at the Steelers Xtreme Forum (which is undeniably more alive than my own forum) about this year's draft, when I thought about the one glaring need I've been complaining about for years: a punter. Last season, Brad Wing won the job without putting ...

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Quit Complaining: Steelers and The Draft

Yikes Steelers fans! Some of you are not happy with the front office! But why? The gamut runs from poor selections at positions or the players selected. Let's be open-minded for a second and look at this objectively: the Steelers have had some pretty darn good draft picks over a long ...

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Quit Complaining: Offseason Defense Edition

I swear, if I have to hear one more stuck-up, unknowledgeable, so-called "fan" call for the head of Mike Tomlin or Kevin Colbert, I may spontaneously combust! Listen friends. I know we all have opinions, and sometimes we love our team so much that we go a little overboard, but ...

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Extreme Makeover: Defense Edition

The Steelers defense needs a makeover. An extreme makeover. The front office made attempts to insulate itself against getting old, only to see some injuries and free agency wreck those plans. Long gone are staples like Aaron Smith and Casey Hampton, with the team still trying to fill those voids. ...

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Free Agency Patience

I never understood why fans can be so fickle. The NFL is a business and as such, smart business moves must be made. Those moves aren't always popular and they don't always turn out "smart" but the calculated process in which a team's management arrives at those decisions is something ...

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Why The Steelers Will Draft The BPA

The popular consensus among Pittsburgh fans and draft gurus, is that the team will select a CB with their first selection. This opinion is much the same as last year, where several corners were mock-drafted to the Steelers. Those analysts were wrong then, and could be wrong again now. For ...

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The Untaggable Jason Worilds

Hopefully this article isn't premature, but today is the last day for NFL teams to franchise tag their players. For those unfamiliar, a franchise tag is a way of a team to keep a star player who is no longer under contract. By "tagging" a soon-to-be free agent, the club ...

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C’est La Vie 2015

C'est La Vie: a French phrase, translated as "That's life." Unfortunately, that is the NFL; an ever-growing and evolving business. When a new business year begins, an influx of new faces enter as the old-guard starts to exit. Some have longer careers than others, but one thing is a given: Father ...

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How to Satisfy LA and Other Markets

We hear it every year. The NFL wants a team in Los Angeles. The NFL wants games in London. The NFL wants to expand it's international presence. X team is going to move to Y city. And so on. It may be true that an appetite for the NFL and it's ...

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The Pro Bowl Still Needs Fixed

The Pro Bowl has always been a laughing stock of the NFL. Despite the best efforts of Commissioner Roger Goodell to “spice up” the game with a fantasy football style draft, the game continues to make a mockery of what is supposed to be the league’s best. Don’t get me ...

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