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The emergence of Ryan Shazier allows a healthy Troy Polamalu the freedom to roam

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is known for his freelancing, using his instincts, and crashing through a play before it develops. However, in 2013, injuries kept Polamalu down in the box in a linebacker type position, but the emergence of rookie Ryan Shazier looking like he'll clean up everything at the second level, a healthy Polamalu can now go back to being his...
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Steelers Announce Brett Keisel Signing; DL Al Lapuaho Waived

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now made the return on veteran defensive end Brett Keisel official as it was announced Wednesday morning that he’s been signed to a two-year contract. To make room for Keisel on the roster, defensive lineman Al Lapuaho has been waived. Steelers PR man Burt Lauten also reports Wednesday morning that while […] Steelers Announce Brett Keisel Signing...
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Steelers Re-Sign DE Brett Keisel

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly re-signed 13-year DE Brett Keisel, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Steelers and DE Brett Keisel have reached agreement. Keisel back to Pittsburgh, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 19, 2014 Photo Credit: Keisel, who turns 36 next month, was widely regarded as one of the best free agents still on the market...
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Report: Steelers have had contract talks with Jason Worilds

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  the Steelers have been talking to linebacker Jason Worilds about a new contract. The Steelers have had conversations with Jason Worilds on an extension as well, but they are nowhere close at this point — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 19, 2014 Worilds is currently under Pittsburgh’s franchise tag for the upcoming season...
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Marcus Gilbert Agrees to 5-Year, $30 Mil Extension With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to a new deal with offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert. Marcus Gilbert has signed a five-year, $30 million extension with the Steelers, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 19, 2014 “It means I am locked in hopefully as a Steelerfor the rest of my career,” Gilbert told the team’s official website.  “It’s a blessing...
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Report: Brett Keisel declines workout with Cardinals, only wants to play for the Steelers

The Cardinals invited free agent Brett Keisel to come in for a workout now that Darnell Dockett is done for the season with a torn ACL. Keisel has actually turned down Arizona’s invite. Source said Keisel declined visit invite. didn't want to leave his family. Steeler for 13 yrs. #azcardinals — Kent Somers (@kentsomers) August 19, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
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Mike Tomlin On Shamarko Thomas: ‘He’s Doing The Routine Things Routinely’

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year safety Shamarko Thomas has really stood out during the team’s first two preseason games and head coach Mike Tomlin has taken notice of that. “He’s done a really nice job beyond the splash,” Tomlin said of Thomas during his Tuesday press conference. “I’m talking about the routine things. He’s doing the routine […] Mike Tomlin On Shamarko...
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Shamarko Thomas Quietly Working Toward Stardom

Shamarko Thomas appears to live by the credo “speak softly and carry a big stick.” He isn’t the type to tell you how good he is. This pre-season Shamarko has been overshadowed in the media by defenders like Ryan Shazier, Jarvis Jones, and Jason Worilds. He may not start in 2014, but Shamarko Thomas is quietly working his way towards being the Steelers’ next breakout star...
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Website selling foam middle fingers to welcome Johnny Manziel to Pittsburgh (Photo)

With the Browns and Steelers just a couple of weeks away from facing off in the Steel City to kick off the 2014 season,  a website has created a foam middle finger to welcome Johnny Manziel. Update: Well if you read the fine print (which I can barely see) they are not actually for sale.  But still funny. A MUST-HAVE for Steeler fans for the season opener vs. Johnny Manziel… pic...
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Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Cam Thomas

A week ago, Pittsburgh Steelers free agent acquisition Cam Thomas was forced to start at nose tackle due to the concussion suffered by Steve McLendon. In the team’s last game, he was able to play at left defensive end, where he is projected to begin the season as the starter. Because of the frequency in […] Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Cam Thomas is a post from: Steelers Depot...
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Le'Veon Bell & Legeratte Blount could be best tandem in NFL

Watching training camp, you get an up-close view of which players are hanging out and how they interact with one another. One pair that brought the most attention to my eye was the Le'Veon Bell and Legeratte Blount. Warming up in drills, the two were playing invisible one-on-one basketball. Bell take pretend jumpers over Blount, who crunched downplaying defense. I can't wai...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Sleeper Team To Watch in 2014?

The offseason presents a ray of sunshine across the NFL landscape. Each team is presented with a clean slate and a golden opportunity to fill various holes through the draft and free agency. It’s no wonder that nearly every year about half of the teams that made the trip to the postseason the previous year fall short of returning to the NFL’s tournament. The Atlanta Falcons and...
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Pittsburgh Steelers super rookie Dri Archer making impact

I know my time is coming, Dri Archer said referring to when he'll score his first NFL touchdown. Just have to be patience. Watching Archer on the field, there is nothing patience about his play. With 4.2 to speed, he is like an exotic Italian sports car, going from 0-to-60, in a blink of the human eye. The first-offensive player Pittsburgh drafted, in 2014, was Kent State's...
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Our 53-Man Roster Projection for the Steelers Version 2.0

Welcome to our second go-round with the projection of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-man roster. There are only a few changes from last week, but they’re fairly significant. OFFENSE (25) Quarterbacks (3) – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradowski, Landry Jones Running Backs (3) – Le’Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount, Dri Archer Fullback (1) – Will Johnson Wide Receivers (6) – Antonio...
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5 things we learned from Steelers-Bills

The Pittsburgh Steelers played a much scrappier, much more competitive game of football in the 19-16 win against the Buffalo Bills. A lot of young players stepped up once again as the fights for roster spots intensify.  Here’s a look at what we learned from Saturday night’s matchup. No one emerging as favorite in backup quarterback competition This should have been the year...
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