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Brett Keisel: I was very surprised by departure of Dick LeBeau

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel said Tuesday that he was shocked upon learning that long-time defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau had resigned. Keisel, who is recovering from a torn triceps that ended his season on November 30, spoke with NBC Sports Radio to talk about the Steelers. “I was very surprised,” he said when asked about LeBeau’s departure. “I’ll...
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Steelers not expected to bring back Ike Taylor

According to Larry Hartstein of, the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to pass on re-signing soon to be free agent cornerback Ike Taylor. Taylor, 34, sustained several injuries during the 2014 and had 16 tackles in five games. The cornerback has been with the Steelers for his entire 12-year career.
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Three reasons they are not in the Super Bowl

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season with a record of 11-5. The team secured their best record since they finished 12-4 in 2011. They took home the AFC North Divisional title and secured the third seed in the AFC playoffs. Pittsburgh won the last four games of their regular season and had tons of momentum heading into the first round of the playoffs. Their run to the...
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Steelers Need Sophomore Leap From LB Ryan Shazier

When the Pittsburgh Steelers grabbed Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier with the 15th selection of the 2014 NFL Draft, it was clear that what they were seeking was an electrifying presence to add some much-needed spark to an aging, and by some considered “slow”, defense. At his pro day, Shazier ran the 40 in 4.37 […] Steelers Need Sophomore Leap From LB Ryan Shazier is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

2015 NFL Draft: Steelers options in the first round ► With a historically poor defense, at least by Pittsburgh Steelers standards, the 2015 edition of the team has some holes to fill. Fortunately, the NFL draft is stocked ... Steelers DE Brett Keisel Still Unsure If He'll Be Back In 2015 ► Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel is currently under contract for the...
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Steelers 2015 Off-Season Team Needs

Lately I’ve been reading from several national NFL websites, about team needs listed for each team… and often the needs listed for the Steelers really make my scratch my head. So, I’ve decided to write my own, in order of importance. These are the positions the team will look to address through free agency and the draft. These are the team needs, as the roster stands right...
Via Steel City Blitz
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – NT Daniel McCullers

While it has been true for many years in recent times that the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten little productivity on offense or defense out of their rookie players, that has been less of a truism in recent years, particularly, perhaps, over the last two seasons. While the Steelers have gotten some starts out of rookie […] Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – NT Daniel McCullers...
Via Steelers Depot
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can the Steelers Find a Place on the Field for Howard Jones?

It seems like years ago, but it was just this past summer at training camp in Latrobe where the Steeler Nation got it’s first look at Howard Jones. If you’ve forgotten, Jones was a free agent rookie from Shepard who burst onto the scene with his long body and athleticism. Jones is about as raw as you can get in terms of his overall football ability but if ever a guy had potential...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fittipaldo: The leaky pass protection came back to haunt them in the loss to the Ravens in the AFC wild-card game

The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line had a resurgence of sorts in 2014; however, the progress made still isn't enough to say the unit is out of the woods. While the zone blocking scheme was a huge success with running back Le'Veon Bell, the pass protection was uneven at best. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Assistant coach Mike Munchak and the...
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Why Signing Jabaal Sheard Could Pay Dividends For The Steelers

Once upon a time back in 2002, the Pittsburgh Steelers dipped their toes deeply into the free agent pool, signing a certain inside linebacker by the name of James Farrior. The 8th overall selection of the 1997 NFL Draft, Bill Parcells plucked him to be his modern-day version of Lawrence Taylor or Harry Carson, game […] Why Signing Jabaal Sheard Could Pay Dividends For The Steelers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Four reasons why they had a winning record

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season with an 11-5 record. This record is the team’s best since 2011. Pittsburgh changed some aspects of their team to finish above .500. The Steelers went 8-8 in both 2012 and 2013 but they broke that pattern this season. Pittsburgh had a powerful offense and an average defense which is opposite of what the organization is accustomed...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Rookie of the Year

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been known to draft players and stick with them for the entirety of their career. The Steelers are accustomed to drafting players that are a perfect fit with their system. Many key players for Pittsburgh have spent their entire careers with the team. Pittsburgh has a knack for expertly filling holes that the team has. Per their usual, the Steelers organization...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan’s obit says LeBeau leaving Steelers contributed to death

Eleanor Miriam Gallagher of Nanticoke, Penn. passed away on Wednesday at the age of 81. According to her obituary, the Pittsburgh Steelers may have shortened Gallagher’s life. More specifically, Gallagher’s family feels that the team’s disappointing exit from the playoffs coupled with the departure of defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau was too much for her to...Read More
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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