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Veteran S Will Allen's stock rising after Polamalu retirement

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen made four starts in place of Troy Polamalu in 2014 and was tough in run support while providing solid coverage on the last line of defense. On the surface Allen returns as veteran depth, but if third-year safety Shamarko Thomas doesn't make the jump the team is looking for, Allen could be thrust back into a starting role. According to Jeremy...
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Jerome’s Tails

In a few weeks the Steelers open their annual summer training camp to prepare for the 2015 NFL season. For 49 years the Pittsburgh Steelers have held it on the scenic fields of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. Many teams no longer uphold the tradition of bonding at a college campus. Instead they prefer to hold it at their own training facilities. In 1998, I would have the opportunity...
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Monday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Antonio Brown on Hall of Fame track Brown was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 6th round of the 2010 NFL Draft; forgoing his senior season at Central Michigan, where he was a two time ... 2015 Steelers season scenarios: Rookie Devin Gardner makes 53-man roster as QB/WR Believe it or not, the Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp on July 25th, and we are digging...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: What to expect from DeAngelo Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers added much needed depth to the running back position this offseason. They signed DeAngelo Williams earlier this year and he is expected to have a big role, especially in the first three weeks of the season. Williams is not expected to take the starting spot away from Le’Veon Bell, but he will still have a contributing role.  Williams is nearing the end...
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Steelers Must Be Smart When It Comes to Extending Kelvin Beachum

Heading into the 2015 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have a few notable young players on both sides of the ball that are in line for large raises. While defensive end Cam Heyward presumably will be the first one to get a long-term contract extension (rightfully so), left tackle Kelvin Beachum has worked his way into the conversation among impact players needing a new deal on the...
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Steelers LB Howard Jones Remembers Preseason TD Against Giants

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Howard Jones will certainly need a solid training camp and preseason if he’s going to make the team’s 53-man roster this year. Included in that, the undrafted free agent out of Shepherd will likely need to make more plays like he did last preseason. One of those plays that Jones made nearly […] Steelers LB Howard Jones Remembers Preseason TD...
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Bruce Arians: Ben Roethlisberger Is Like A Son To Me

It’s been several years since Bruce Arians “retired” from the Pittsburgh Steelers but the former offensive coordinator, now Arizona Cardinals head coach, still thinks quite a bit of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “He’s like a son to me,” Arians told Macon Telegraph reporter Hayes Rule at the Arians’ Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic charity function at Reynolds Plantation...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss analyst Elliot Harrison: 'Call it football blasphemy, but I would take Antonio Brown over any other receiver today'

According to analyst Elliot Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is the best wideout in the game today after he led the league in catches and receiving yards last season with 129 and 1,698, respectively while tying for second in the NFL with 13 receiving touchdowns. Out of a panel of 5 writers, Harrison selected Brown for not only his production...
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Steelers Counting on Antwon Blake to Develop in 2015

There is actual excitement for Steelers young cornerback Antwon Blake, the undrafted free agent who came to Pittsburgh in 2013. Usually, when young, undrafted players create a buzz, it's just blind optimism. But in the case of Blake, following his very promising 2014 season, the excitement for him may actually be justifiable, because he might really turn into something. Amid the...
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Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison Celebrates Independence Day Just Like He Lifts--Like an Absolute Beast!

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is one of the best in the business at what he does. If you have ever watched any of his Instagram videos of him working out it is easy to understand why. The man trains like an absolute beast lifting a ton of weight often while wearing a full sweat suit. To be as good as he is for as long as he has played you can't train half way.It looks...
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Steelers fans briefly preferred Duce Staley over 'The Bus'

There’s no question the relationship between Steelers fans and Jerome Bettis, the legendary running back who will be inducted into Pro Football’s Hall of Fame next month, was one that was made in Heaven. With his rotund physique and propensity for running over opponents that earned him the perfect nickname: “The Bus,” Bettis personified what Steelers fans loved in their...
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Do Not Try This at Home: James Harrison's Insane Summer Workouts Will Blow Your Mind

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is at it again. The 37-year-old 13-year NFL veteran is pushing enough big weight to shock the world. Some  say the Steelers linebacker is too
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Season Of Change: Polamalu’s Exit Leaves Legacy Impossible To Replicate

Over the course of the past couple of years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have undergone an uncommon amount of change, which could have been largely correlated with the fact that the team had finished 8-8 in consecutive seasons while failing to advance to the postseason. In deference to general manager Kevin Colbert, the attitude used to […] Season Of Change: Polamalu’s Exit Leaves...
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Four important offseason signings made by the Pittsburgh Steelers

Right now is the downtime of the NFL season, teams are on break until training camp gets underway. The only thing usually happening at this point in the offseason, are timely arrests. However, this is also the perfect time to look back on the current roster of teams and start aligning depth charts, while looking at exactly what they got from offseason moves. The Steelers, not the...
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Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Once Charged Over $25,000 on Rookie's Credit Card

Hazing is not as common as it once was in the NFL, but from time to time it still happens. As the years go by we hear more and more stories about what guys have done or did do back in the day. Occasionally the stories come straight from the horse's mouth, but usually it's one guy telling a story about another.Like former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall did recently...
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Watch Steelers’ 37-Year-Old LB James Harrison Bench 500 Pounds

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran linebacker James Harrison to a two-year, $2.75 million extension in March. And at least as far as offseason gym workouts go, Harrison doesn’t appear to be missing a beat. This video alone of Harrison bench pressing proves that he’s still prepared to be a physical factor in Pittsburgh’s defense. Watch as the 37-year-old presses 505...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Can Ben Roethlisberger repeat in 2015?

The Pittsburgh Steelers had the second best offense in the NFL last year. Their offense helped Pittsburgh win 11 games in 2014 on their way to an AFC North championship. The Steelers threw for 301.6 yards per game and 33 touchdowns last season. Ben Roethlisberger held down the quarterback position for Pittsburgh and he had arguably one of the best seasons of his career in 2014. Now...
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5 Pittsburgh Steelers Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
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Five reasons the Pittsburgh Steelers will be better in 2015

Training camp is creeping even closer as the days pass, which means football season is about to take off. The Steelers are a team that possess many offensive weapons and have struggled the past few years to figure out their identity on defense. The question will be, are the Steelers going to get back to their days as a dominate defensive team, or rely heavily on their offense to...
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Does Anyone Train as Hard as Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison?

To make it to the NFL you have to be dedicated to the game and to do whatever it takes to be the best in the game. Just to be considered for the NFL you need to be the best at what you do in college and even than NFL success is no guarantee. If you are lucky enough to make it you have to figure out how to reach another level.Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison certainly...
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Five training camp storylines for the Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off another AFC North crown but are still stinging from a playoff loss to their divisional rivals the Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers have some serious questions on the defensive side that they worked on solving via the draft but only time will tell if that will work out. Training camp will begin the process for defending their divisional title and...
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Steelers Might Consider One More Year for Keisel

I mean to say that there is a compelling argument for why they should, not necessarily that they will. This piece is not intended as a counterpoint to Carlos’ post regarding the Steelers youth movement. It’s intended as an acknowledgement of where the team is and what we can reasonably expect at the backup DE position as the roster currently sits. Cam Thomas, sometimes referred...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Battle for backup quarterback spot

The Pittsburgh Steelers definitely have their number one quarterback in Ben Roethlisberger. He put up career-highs in completions, yards and completion percentage and he tied a career high in touchdowns last season. Roethlisberger played in all 16 games in both 2013 and 2014, but that is only the second and third times that he has done that in his 11-year career. He has missed 17...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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