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Steelers' young defense starting to show signs of improvement

Pittsburgh Steelers' defensive coordinator Keith Butler made some changes during the offseason to help simplify the defense for the younger players, including some scheme changes that play to the skill sets of new personnel. "Coach Butz has simplifying the defense down to us and making us play," Tuitt said, via the Denver Post. "We all have the ability to do tremendous stuff on the...
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Steelers Release Kicker Josh Scobee After 4th-Quarter Misses, Sign Chris Boswell as Replacement

Scobee missed two field goals in the final three minutes of Pittsburgh's 23-20 loss to Baltimore Thursday, costing the Blitz the pick.Boswell has yet to kick in an NFL game after tryouts with the Texans and Giants.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
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John Harbaugh supports his brother by rocking Michigan gear

As we grow up, our priorities change, and we don’t pay as much attention to the little things in life like we used to do. John Harbaugh has enough on his plate as an NFL head coach, but with the Baltimore Ravens notching a 23-20 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday Night Football, he had an off day today. And what better way to spend the beautiful Saturday than going...
Via Gamedayr
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Jeff Reed wants to kick for the Steelers again

With the Pittsburgh Steelers facing something of a kicking crisis, longtime kicker Jeff Reed has offered his services if the team wants them. With incumbent kicker Josh Scobee under pressure after missing two kicks on Thursday night, proving the difference in Pittsburgh’s loss to the rival Baltimore Ravens, it has been speculated that the Steelers...Read More
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Weekend web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers' fan to Landon Donovan: Help! Probably not, but a Steelers' fan tweeted the former Earthquakes' star after Pittsburgh lost to Baltimore  in overtime Thursday night, asking him in a ... Snoop Dogg Angry About Pittsburgh Steelers Loss, Blames Kicker Snoop Dogg Is Campaigning To Get Pittsburgh Steelers Kicker Josh Scobee Fired After The Sportsman Cost His...
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Landon Donovan volunteers to kick for Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers probably have no other choice but attempt to rectify the team’s woeful situation at the kicker position after Josh Scobee missed two fourth-quarter field goal attempts in a 23-20 overtime loss to the Baltimore Ravens. It appears that will be the case as reports indicate the team will hold kicker tryouts, beginning with former Washington Redskins kicker...
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Steelers Trying Out Former Redskins K Kai Forbath

J.P. Finlay of CSN Mid-Atlantic is reporting that the Steelers will host former Redskins K Kai Forbath for a tryout in the coming days. This comes less than a day after Josh Scobee missed two field goals from less than 50 yards that could have helped them defeat the Ravens. Forbath, 28, originally signed on with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of back in 2011. He lasted...
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Report: Roethlisberger could return earlier than expected

The Pittsburgh Steelers do not allow players who are using crutches to stand on their sideline during games, and Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t about to watch Thursday night’s game against the Baltimore Ravens from a box. So he didn’t bother with the crutches, instead putting weight on his injured knee. That could be a very positive...Read More
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Josh Scobee gets Wikipedia treatment after brutal game

Don’t be surprised if the Pittsburgh Steelers decide to move on from kicker Josh Scobee in the coming days. But if you checked out Scobee’s Wikipedia page at any point Thursday night, you may have thought that already happened. Scobee got the Wikipedia treatment from several angles, as his page was hacked numerous times in...Read More
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Steelers Fans Calling For Team To Bring Back Former Kicker Jeff Reed--And He's Up For It!

Josh Scobee's house in Pittsburgh has probably been egged by now. After missing two field goals, which caused head coach Mike Tomlin to lose enough confidence in him not to have him attempt a 50-yard field goal, he is going to be persona non grata in Steel Town.If the chatter on Twitter is any indication the fans are hoping the team will cut him loose and bring this guy back:via...
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WATCH: Snoop Dogg's NSFW rant on Josh Scobee

The Pittsburgh Steelers will likely be on the hunt for a new kicker after Josh Scobee shanked kicks from 49 and 41 yards out in the team’s 23-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday Night Football. Scobee was having a subpar season by kickers’ standards heading into the Week 4 matchup, having made only four of six kicks thus far this season. With the Steelers starting...
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Vick leads players to watch on 'Thursday Night Football'

Michael Vick will start for the 2-1 Pittsburgh Steelers when the winless Baltimore Ravens come to the Steel City for Week 4’s Thursday Night Football. Now 35, Vick will be making his first start since late last November, when he completed just 7 of 19 passes for the New York Jets in a 38-3 loss to the Buffalo Bills. He spent the offseason attempting to find a job before finally...
Via The Sports Daily
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Report: Steelers WR Martavis Bryant returns to team's headquarters

Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant is reportedly back with the team after a three-week stay in Houston at former NBA coach John Lucas' counseling facility.Bryant has served three-quarters of his four-game suspension for multiple failed marijuana tests. He returned the to team's facilities this week and is allowed to attend meetings, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Steelers...
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Snoop Dogg blasts Michael Vick's critics

More than eight years after being charged on crimes relating to animal abuse and dog fighting, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Michael Vick is still receiving criticism from those who don't believe he should be suiting up on a NFL field.Vick, who Pittsburgh signed to back up Ben Roethlisberger back in August, will make his first start with the team against the Baltimore Ravens on...
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Roethlisberger hoping Tomlin will allow him on sidelines

Ben Roethlisberger obviously won’t be able to take the field with his teammates in the coming weeks due to an MCL sprain in his left knee, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback hopes head coach Mike Tomlin will allow him to be close to it during Thursday night’s tilt with the Baltimore Ravens. “I’m trying to convince Coach (Mike) Tomlin to let me be on the sidelines...
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Steelers Will Have To Make Do In Running Game Without Matt Spaeth

Due to the nature of short weeks that teams face when tasked with playing on Thursday Night Football, the Pittsburgh Steelers figure to have a low probability of having the services of a number of injured players who will not have a sufficient time to recuperate from injuries. Among them... The post Steelers Will Have To Make Do In Running Game Without Matt Spaeth appeared first...
Via Steelers Depot
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One Guy’s Letter to the Steelers’ Brandon Boykin

Dear Brandon, I’m taking the unusual step of writing this to you because I feel like you deserve some answers and we the fans of the Steelers do too. I was really pleased when the Steelers traded a conditional draft pick to get you out of Philly back on the first of August because I thought (as did many others) that you would be a great asset to our struggling secondary. I saw...
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Michael Vick: ‘I didn’t think at 35 I’d still be as quick as I am’

Michael Vick will get his first opportunity to start for an NFL team since November of 2014 when he started in three games for the New York Jets. The Pittsburgh Steelers, headed by Vick, will host the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday Night Football, and we may see the mobile quarterback attempting some rushing plays during the prime-time contest. Speaking about his speed, Vick shared...
Via Sportsnaut
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B.J. Finney A Pittsburgh Steeler Once Again. This Time On The Practice Squad

B.J. Finney, who gained some notoriety when he signed a free agent contract last summer (see video), was released on September 5th. His release left some people to ask why he was released because they felt that he deserved a practice squad spot. Some others were confused as to why he was released when he had sustained an ankle injury in the final preseason game.  Steelers fans...
Via Steel City Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Safety Will Allen Helping Hold Young Defense Together

Back in 2010, longtime Steelers backup safety Tyrone Carter wasn’t re-signed and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin looked to a familiar face to take over as the primary backup to Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark. Safety Will Allen was a pro bowl special teamer and reliable spot starter when needed during Mike Tomlin’s days with the Buccaneers. Adding Allen to the team was a no brainer...
Via Steel City Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin: Steelers will work in Vick's comfort zone

Ben Roethlisberger’s knee injury affects the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, but backup quarterback Michael Vick’s skill set changes it even further. According to Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, head coach Mike Tomlin said the Steelers cannot assume the former No. 1 overall pick is prepared to seamlessly replace for Big Ben. “We’re not going to assume certain...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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