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Steelers Decline Fifth-year Option on Jarvis Jones
May 02, 2016
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Steelers Decline Fifth-year Option on Jarvis Jones

The Steelers have declined to pick up the fifth-year option on outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, per multiple reports. The deadline for picking up the options on 2013 first-round picks is midnight Monday. If the Steelers were debating the option or potentially negotiating a long-term deal with Jones is unclear. The option would...

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James "Silverback" Harrison to Return for 2016 Season
May 02, 2016
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James "Silverback" Harrison to Return for 2016 Season

Steelers linebacker James Harrison usually uses his Instagram account to post videos of himself lifting inhuman amounts of weight. Monday, he used the account to officially announce he’ll return for a 14th season in 2016. “I’m turning 38 on Wednesday and I’m feeling just like a fine wine,” Harrison wrote. “Getting...

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Steelers Could Possibly Start Three Rookies on Defense
May 02, 2016
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Steelers Could Possibly Start Three Rookies on Defense

The Steelers have poured more resources than ever into defense the last two years, and it’s time for all those choices to get to work. Five of their seven picks came on that side of the ball, and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin acknowledged that starting jobs are there for cornerback Artie Burns, safety Sean Davis and nose tackle...

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Bruce Gradkowski Resigns with Steelers
May 01, 2016
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Bruce Gradkowski Resigns with Steelers

At a time when some quarterbacks are grandstanding because they haven’t been handed a starting job with an open-ended guarantee that they’ll keep it, another guy keeps plugging away, embracing on a year-to-year basis the chance to compete for a job. Pittsburgh Blitz has confirmed that veteran quarterback Bruce Gradkowski...

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Steelers Sign 10 Undrafted Free Agents
May 01, 2016
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Steelers Sign 10 Undrafted Free Agents

The completion of the draft sparks the commencement of the land rush for undrafted free agents, with teams aggressively pursuing players who weren’t among those on whom the 32 teams squatted in the seven rounds of the selection process. The Steelers are among the first to announce the signing of a group of undrafted free...

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