Shamarko Thomas

Is Shamarko Thomas Ready to Fill Polamalu's Big Shoes?
June 03, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Is Shamarko Thomas Ready to Fill Polamalu's Big Shoes?

Troy Polamalu’s Protege Shamarko Thomas Ready to step in for Steelers Shamarko Thomas wasn’t necessarily looking for a role model when he arrived from Syracuse to the Pittsburgh Steelers as a fourth-round draft pick in 2013. After muddling through an uneven rookie year, the safety quickly identified one last spring...

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Armchair GM – Steelers' 2015 Mock Draft
April 29, 2015
Armchair GM

Armchair GM – Steelers' 2015 Mock Draft

Armchair GM – Final Steelers’ 2015 Mock Draft The Situation: We got absolutely nothing from free agency to help the team long term in positions of need. Outside Linebacker Jarvis Jones is a bust and it’s time to move on. We need a pass rushing Linebacker. Someone James and Coach Peezy can train to be a fire...

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Will the Real Shamarko Thomas Please Stand Up
April 13, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Will the Real Shamarko Thomas Please Stand Up

Shamarko Thomas among post-Polamalu options in Pittsburgh When the Steelers traded a 2014 third-round pick for a chance to draft safety Shamarko Thomas in the fourth round of the 2013 draft, it wasn’t hard to forecast a day when he’d be looked at as a potential replacement for Troy Polamalu in the starting lineup. Those...

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Steelers Dominate Panthers with a 37-19 Road Win
September 22, 2014
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Dominate Panthers with a 37-19 Road Win

Ben Roethlisberger spent Sunday night relishing in the return of Steelers football. ”We were physical on offense, defense, special teams,” Roethlisberger said. And dominating, too, in a 37-19 victory over Carolina on Sunday night. Roethlisberger threw two 7-yard touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell...

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Shamarko Thomas Expects to be Fined for Hits in His Rookie Season
July 18, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers

Shamarko Thomas Expects to be Fined for Hits in His Rookie Season

When scouts wrote the book on safety Shamarko Thomas heading into the draft this year, one of the leading takeaways was that Thomas was a big hitter. He’s only 5-foot-9, but Thomas runs fast and uses his body to regularly generate massive collisions with opposing players. The Steelers selected him in the fourth round with the...

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