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Steelers Not The Only Revamped Defense Suiting Up Thursday Night
September 09, 2015
Game Reports

Steelers Not The Only Revamped Defense Suiting Up Thursday Night

A future Hall of Famer and other stalwarts from the defense are gone. Questions abound in the secondary, inexperience is prevalent among those assuming starting positions, and injuries forced the coaches to test the unit’s depth throughout the preseason. Yes, this accurately describes the Steelers defense as it gets set to...

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Steelers Traditionally Struggle vs Patriots in Foxborough
September 08, 2015
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Steelers Traditionally Struggle vs Patriots in Foxborough

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had their struggles against New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in Foxborough. The four-time Super Bowl winner has led the Patriots to three lopsided home victories against Pittsburgh and he’s looking for another. He was cleared to play after a judge overturned the NFL’s four-game...

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Steelers Players Dish on Why Brady is So Hard to Defend
September 08, 2015
Game Reports

Steelers Players Dish on Why Brady is So Hard to Defend

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady led his team to the Super Bowl last year, and will be behind center when the Steelers face them this Thursday at Gillette Stadium. Steelers’ defenders know the challenge that is ahead of them, and shared why Brady is so tough to defend. Linebacker Ryan Shazier: “He is a really, really precise...

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Steelers Restructure Linebacker Lawrence Timmons Contract
September 07, 2015
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Steelers Restructure Linebacker Lawrence Timmons Contract

Thanks to Lawrence Timmons, the Steelers banked some much-needed money on Monday morning. Timmons, who agreed to restructure his contract with the team, will receive $6.63 million in signing bonus money this season, thus making his base salary $870,000 for 2015. Timmons was slated to make $7.5 million this season. The move will...

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Steelers Think the Way to Slow Down Rob Gronkowski is to Jam Him
September 07, 2015
Game Reports

Steelers Think the Way to Slow Down Rob Gronkowski is to Jam Him

With the New England Patriots thin at receiver save for Julian Edelman, the Pittsburgh Steelers plan to make tight end Rob Gronkowski earn every yard — and he’ll have to shed constant contact to do it. The Steelers plan to put their hands on Gronkowski at every chance while inside the 5-yard cushion that allows...

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Steelers Practice Squad Tracker
September 07, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Practice Squad Tracker

The Pittsburgh Steelers have added Doran Grant and Anthony Chickillo to the practice squad a day after releasing them to make room on the active roster.  Grant and Chickillo both cleared waivers, so they’re back in Pittsburgh, playing for one-fourth the salary and under team control, for now.  Ethan Hemer and Shayon Green...

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Armchair GM: Bring in Another #2 and Dump Jones
September 07, 2015
Armchair GM

Armchair GM: Bring in Another #2 and Dump Jones

Yes, I’m talking about dumping ‘he who must not be named’ and I find it interesting both of their names start with V. The Steelers Image Problem Oh, the days when we used to be able to hack on the opposition team for being home to druggies, felons and sometime even murderers. Well, those days are gone. We may...

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Steelers Name Four Captains for 2015 Season
September 06, 2015
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Steelers Name Four Captains for 2015 Season

Now that the 53-man roster has been set (sort of) in each city, it’s time for teams to pick captains. Some teams do it one game at a time, others pick them for the full year. In Pittsburgh, Ben Roethlisberger is the offensive captain, for the fifth straight year. Defensively, cornerback William Gay and defensive end Cameron...

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Steelers add Jordan Todman, Caushaun Lyons to Roster
September 06, 2015
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Steelers add Jordan Todman, Caushaun Lyons to Roster

The Steelers need running back depth for the first two weeks of the regular season. Running back Jordan Todman needed a job. And so the Steelers have signed Todman, who became a free agent after being cut Saturday by the Panthers. To create a roster spot for Todman, the Steelers cut cornerback Doran Grant, who as of Saturday...

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Maurkice Pouncey Goes on Injured Reserve with Chance to Return
September 06, 2015
Injury Report

Maurkice Pouncey Goes on Injured Reserve with Chance to Return

Late last month, there was a report that the Steelers expected center Maurkice Pouncey to miss the first 10 games of the season with the broken fibula he suffered in a preseason game against the Packers. Pouncey will definitely be missing the first eight games of the season. The Steelers placed Pouncey on injured reserve with...

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