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Keith Butler Named Steelers' Defensive Coordinator
January 13, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Keith Butler Named Steelers' Defensive Coordinator

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a new defensive coordinator for the first time since 2004 as they officially promoted former linebackers coach Keith Butler Tuesday, the team announced. The Steelers stay in house, sticking with the man long thought to be Dick LeBeau’s heir. Butler has been the Steelers’ linebackers...

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Coach Dad, Dick LeBeau, Out as Steelers D Coordinator
January 12, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Coach Dad, Dick LeBeau, Out as Steelers D Coordinator

Dick LeBeau’s or Coach Dad if you ask many of the Steelers players, legendary tenure in Pittsburgh is over. The longtime Steelers defensive coordinator has resigned, the team announced Saturday. “I’m resigning this position, not retiring,” LeBeau, 77, told the Urbana Daily Citizen. “I had a great...

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Steelers Sean Spence Proves He Was Worth the Wait
January 10, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Sean Spence Proves He Was Worth the Wait

It turns out during the 2014 season, Sean Spence learned the same thing about himself that the Steelers, their coaches and their fans learned about him. “That I still know how to play football,”€ Spence said. A four-year starter at Miami lauded for his instincts and intangibles, Spence said he “knew how to...

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Steelers Resign Jordan Dangerfield, Add L’Damian Washington
January 09, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Resign Jordan Dangerfield, Add L’Damian Washington

Two more players were added to the roster via futures contracts The Steelers signed two players to Reserve/Future contracts, safety Jordan Dangerfield and wide receiver L’Damian Washington, the team announced today.Dangerfield re-joins the Steelers after spending a portion of the 2014 season on the team’s practice squad....

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Steelers Didn't Need to Sign Lance Moore
January 09, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Didn't Need to Sign Lance Moore

When the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in veteran Lance Moore as a free agent last offseason, it was at a point where their receiving corps was shaping up to be Antonio Brown and who knows what else. But as things worked out, the Steelers had no trouble finding guys to catch Ben Roethlisberger’s passes. Not only did Brown have...

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Jerome Bettis, Kevin Greene Finalists for HOF Class of 2015
January 09, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Jerome Bettis, Kevin Greene Finalists for HOF Class of 2015

Bettis is also on a short list of best big backs in NFL history. Former Steelers’ running back Jerome Bettis and linebacker Kevin Greene are once again among the 15 finalists announced for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Bettis, who has been a finalist the previous four years, rushed for 10,571 yards with the...

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Cortez Allen Looks to Rebound and be Ready for Next Year
January 08, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Cortez Allen Looks to Rebound and be Ready for Next Year

Cortez Allen had yet to prove himself over a full season, but the Steelers gave him a five-year, $ 26 million contract the day before the season started. You could suggest the secondary is the Steelers’ biggest concern heading into the offseason, and it would be a fair point. “You could (suggest) it,”€...

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Steelers Extend Todd Haley's Contract Through 2016 Season
January 08, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Extend Todd Haley's Contract Through 2016 Season

Steelers signed OC Todd Haley to a two-year contract extension through 2016. The Steelers have made their first signing of the offseason and they’ve done it so quietly that nobody’s noticed. Probably a good thing since no matter how well Todd Haley’s offense has performed, he’s still pretty universally unliked across...

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Ike Taylor Not Ready to Leave Steelers Just Yet
January 07, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Ike Taylor Not Ready to Leave Steelers Just Yet

If the Steelers want Ike Taylor back next year, he’s willing to return and he is open to staying with the Steelers in some capacity. If the Steelers want Ike Taylor back next year, he’s willing to return. If the Steelers don’t, Taylor said on TribLive Radio on Tuesday, he doesn’t want to play for another...

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Recapping Mike Tomlin's Season-ending Press Conference
January 07, 2015
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Recapping Mike Tomlin's Season-ending Press Conference

Mike Tomlin stepped to the podium for the last time of the 2014 NFL season A little sooner than he or his team would have liked, Mike Tomlin took to the podium for the final time this season on Tuesday. Coming off a 30-17 wildcard loss to Baltimore, Tomlin was in a rather reflective mood. Times Steelers Writer Chris Bradford...

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