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