STEELERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kam Chancellor sized safety from Georgia Bulldogs to have private visit with Pittsburgh Steelers

Per source, the Pittsburgh Steelers have a visit scheduled with safety Nick Williams. Williams transferred from Georgia to North Alabama. Williams is blessed with the rare combination of size speed and power Williams is enthusiastically waiting to show his natural talents moving forward towards the NFL Draft. Williams put behind him his 2012 knee injury to finish fifth on th...
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2014 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers Must Do a Better Job Drafting Cornerbacks

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t the only team that passed on Richard Sherman in the 2011 NFL Draft. However, that’s not the only mistake they’ve made when it comes to drafting cornerbacks since Mike Tomlin became head coach in 2007. As Sherman would say, their cornerback crop during that time has been “mediocre.” It’s been a factor in the erosion of a defense that allowed...
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Pittsburgh Steelers have private visit scheduled with Mr. Versatility Lawrence Martin

Per source, the Pittsburgh Steelers have a private visit scheduled with South Florida's Lawrence Martin. In 2013, Lawrence Martin began the season at right guard, starting two games, before changing his number to 96 and shifting positions and seeing action at tight end and fullback the rest of the season. Injuries and lack of depth prompted Martin's Offensive Coordinator...
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GM Kevin Colbert says Steelers won't be emulating Seahawks system

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert acknowledged that the Seattle Seahawks have a unique way of doing things, but so does every NFL organization. While it has come as a revelation to some that defense wins championships, in the Steel City, defense is a way of life. The close watch on Colbert's work in rebuilding their former number one defense, he says nothing...
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Steelers Draft Needs – Cornerback

Earlier in the offseason, we took a position-by-position look at where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand with their roster before the free agency process both ravaged and replenished the talent pool. The Steelers entered the process with 22 free agents. They re-signed six of them, while losing eight more to other teams, with eight remaining unsigned. […] Steelers Draft Needs – Cornerback...
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Steelers may have to bring back Brett Keisel

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review believes the Steelers may not have a choice but to bring back 35 year-old Brett Keisel. Steelers have huge issue at DE. No experience, no depth and nothing in draft that can help right away. Keisel looking like only legit option — Mark Kaboly...
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Former Steelers WR Limas Sweed Released By Ottawa Redblacks

The career of former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed is over with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League. Well, it actually never started, as the former second-round draft pick was released Wednesday by the expansion franchise. This was Sweed's second failed attempt at playing north of the border as the Saskatchewan Roughriders […] Former Steelers...
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LB Jarvis Jones learning the 'mental' part of football in the NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers second year LB Jarvis Jones is expected to make a significant jump in his sophomore season, however, that will only happen if the game slows down for him. In order for that to occur, the linebacker says he needs to be better prepared mentally as well as physically.
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Who are we predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers will draft at No. 15? It might surprise you.

It’s obvious that the Pittsburgh Steelers have large (if not glaring) holes at various positions. So, who do they take in the First Round to try and solve those needs immediately? Is it help on the defensive line? At cornerback? Wide Receiver? Tight End? Offensive line—where does one start! Well, the staff at the cover32 headquarters asked every team’s managing editor to compile...
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2014 Steelers Mock Draft Version 3.0 – Post Pro Days

With today being my birthday, I thought I would give all of you a gift. Now that the 2014 Pro Days now pretty much behind us, it is now time for my third 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft, or as I like to call them, educated guesses to inspire good draft talk about players. I […] 2014 Steelers Mock Draft Version 3.0 – Post Pro Days is a post from: Steelers Depot The post...
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Steelers ink punter Adam Podlesh

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former Chicago Bears punter Adam Podlesh Tuesday to a one-year deal, the team announced, via Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com. The 7-year veteran was released by Chicago last month, and averaged 40.6 yards per punt, with a 37.9-yard net average in 2013. He signed a five-year, $10 million contract with $3.5 million guaranteed with the Bears in 2011, and...
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Steelers reportedly worked out Shane Vereen’s brother

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Pittsburgh Steelers worked out former University of Minnesota safety Brock Vereen.  He’s the brother if Patriots running back Shane Vereen,. #Minnesota S Brock Vereen, brother of #Patriots RB Shane Vereen, visited #Steelers last week. Set for #Vikings this week. Very versatile. ...
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Steelers signed former Bears punter Adam Podlesh to a one year deal

Today the  Pittsburgh Steelers announced they  signed former Chicago Bears punter Adam Podlesh to a one-year contract.  The Bears released Podlesh in March prior to the start of free agency after the seven-year NFL veteran averaged 40.6 yards per punt, with a 37.9-yard net average in 2013. Podlesh, who signed a five-year, $10 million contract with $3.5 million guaranteed...
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Power Rankings: Pittsburgh Steelers have had one of worst offseasons in NFL so far

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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Pittsburgh Steelers full 2014 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed six of their own players and seven new players, via free agency. Six on offense, six on defense and one on special teams. The balanced approach to addressing both sides of the football alleviated the pressure to reach for a player in the NFL Draft. The signings appear to allow Pittsburgh to take the top player on their board when the 15th ...
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