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5 Steelers Who Could Break Out in 2015

Shamarko Thomas View image | gettyimages.com As Troy Polamalu’s days wind to a close, the Steelers must begin testing other safeties who can elevate the play at the ever so important Safety position for the Steelers this year. It’ll be Thomas’s first opportunity to start, after he played as a back up and as a situational player for his career so far. Thomas as...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Steelers be pushing Troy Polamalu towards retirement?

The Pittsburgh Steelers may not want to cut safety Troy Polamalu out of respect; however, the team could actually force the safety towards retirement by not releasing him. If Polamalu isn't in the team's plans, releasing him far into the offseason limits his chances of landing somewhere as other team's salary caps start to dry up. It's the reason for the mad dash for cash at the...
Via 60 Max Power O
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daniel McCullers Has Chance To Expand Role In 2015

Over the course of the past few days, I felt that I was due to write something about Daniel McCullers, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ sixth-round compensatory draft selection in the 2014 NFL Draft. McCullers is a man large enough to garner the nickname “Shade Tree”, and was aptly described as “an obstruction” and “a size prospect” […] Daniel McCullers Has Chance To Expand...
Via Steelers Depot
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin expects Cortez Allen to ‘bounce back’ from trying season

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers are counting on Cortez Allen to be the star they desperately need at cornerback this season. Allen flopped after signing  a four-year, $24.6 million contract right before the start of the 2014 season, but coach Mike Tomlin is confident the 26-year-old can “bounce back.” “Players are going to have trying times over the...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida RB Matt Jones Scheduled To Meet With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers seem poised to add a running back at some point during the 2015 NFL Draft and it appears as though one already has a pre draft visit scheduled with the team ahead of his Pro Day. According to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Florida running back Matt Jones let it […] Report: Florida RB Matt Jones Scheduled To Meet With Steelers is a post from: The post...
Via Steelers Depot
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are The Steelers Headed For Another First Round Underclassman In 2015?

Like many of you, I’m still hard at work trying to figure out who the Pittsburgh Steelers will ultimately draft in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. I should note, however, that even after watching hours of tape on several players, I still find myself paying close attention to the Steelers draft history […] Are The Steelers Headed For Another First Round Underclassman In...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Mike Tomlin pays a visit to Pittsburgh Pirates training camp ► The Steelers coach discussed his relationship with Clint Hurdle, the Pirates' ... what you would consider a culture change," Tomlin told Pittsburgh Sports-Gazette ... Rosenhaus removed from lawsuit over Pittsburgh Steelers receiver's nutritional endorsement ► Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown,...
Via 60 Max Power O
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Pittsburgh Steelers position review: Special Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season with a record of 11-5. Before completely moving onto the 2015 season, let’s take a look at how the Steelers performed in a phase of the game last season. Special teams is often a forgotten portion of the game. Pittsburgh had pretty average numbers across the board when it comes to their special teams unit. Shaun Suisham handled the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Pittsburgh Steelers Offense Become the NFL’s Best?

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished 2014 with a trip to the playoffs that ended in a loss to the Baltimore Ravens during wild card weekend. They ranked seventh overall in scoring offense at 27.2 points per game this past season. Pittsburgh also boasted the top statistical wide receiver in Antonio Brown, who led the NFL in receiving yards with 1,698 while scoring 13 touchdowns. Additionally...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin: The Pittsburgh Steelers expect to be NFL’s No. 1 offense

The Steelers have long been known for their defense, but times are changing. These aren’t your father’s Steelers. With guys like Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell and Ben Roethlisberger, these Steelers are set to be an offensive juggernaut, and that’s exactly what coach Mike Tomlin expects. “My expectation is they’re capable of being the very best because we’ve got the goods...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lack of Steelers CB Depth Worrisome?

Last season, the Steelers started off with Cortez Allen, William Gay, and Ike Taylor as the top three CBs. They finished with William Gay, Brice McCain, and Antwon Blake. Tragedy struck when Ike broke his forearm early in the season and Cortez failed to live up to his potential. It became clear that the depth behind them was imperative as the season wore on. McCain and Blake stepped...
Via Steel City Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers sign Darrius Heyward-Bey

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed Darrius Heyward-Bey on March 26. They signed the six-year veteran to a one-contract after a disappointing season in 2014. Heyward-Bey was drafted with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 draft by the Oakland Raiders. He spent the first four seasons of his career in Oakland. Between the years of 2009 and 2012, Heyward-Bey missed seven games. Among...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heyward-Bey Signing is “Good Insurance” for the Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their top three wide receivers locked and loaded in Antonio Brown, Markus Wheaton and Martavis Bryant. Earlier today they locked up Darrius Heyward-Bey to fill that all-important fourth spot. Before we launch fireworks and use our party poppers, I see this signing as nothing more than insurance and I don’t see Heyward-Bey as the actual number four receiver...
Via Steel City Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What is next for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made a few moves on the defensive side of the ball but there are more moves to be made. Pittsburgh had the 18th best defense in the NFL last year. The Steel Curtain defense is not accustomed to such a low ranking so they will be looking to improve in 2015. In recent news, the Steelers re-signed James Harrison. He was the Defensive Player of the Year...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: James Harrison re-signs with Steelers

On the heels of a season in which 36-year-old outside linebacker James Harrison enjoyed moderate production in his 12th NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have rewarded him with a new two-year contract that will keep him in Pittsburgh through the 2017 season, should he play it out. Pittsburgh is re-signing LB James Harrison to a 2-year deal, per league source. — Adam Schefter...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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