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Pittsburgh Steelers: What impact will Ryan Shazier have?

Skill players on offenses around the NFL like Quarterbacks or Running Backs, who may be fans of the Detroit Pistons or Connecticut Huskies, might be thinking they are having some sort of weird nightmare of Charlie Villanueva chasing them around the field.But believe me, they will soon become familiar with the name of the man chasing them down in the 2014 NFL Season. Ryan Shazier...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell defends Ray Rice punishment

(Credit: tddaily.com) NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed reporters Friday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he talked for the first time about the national uproar over the “lenient” suspension given to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Per PFT: “Our policy is clear,” Goodell said. “We have a very firm policy that domestic violence is not acceptable in the...
Via Sports-Kings
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers sign Shaun Suisham to contract extension

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Friday that kicker Shaun Suisham’s contract has been extended for four years through the 2018 season. Suisham connected on 30-of-32 field goal attempts in 2013, establishing a Steelers record with a 93.8 conversion mark. Since 2010, Suisham has made 95-of-109 field goals and each of his 128 point after tries for 412 points. Steelers general manager...
Via Sports-Glory
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

LB coach Keith Butler says inside linebacker competition heating up

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker coach Keith Butler said that the competition at the inside linebacker position is heating up and that it's the best competition he's seen in a while. Butler added that the intensity and fierce competition has raised the stakes and everyone is raising their level of play. “When you have competition everything is better,” Butler said,...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

"It's been great," Pittsburgh Steelers Sean Spence ready to go

Let's be honest. It surprised a lot of people when the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted, Ohio State's Ryan Shazier, in the first round, in 2014. Not questioning the talent of the Buckeyes standout or the Steelers scouts, but it appeared another area of the team would be addressed first. It hit me, and I can't confirm the theory that Pittsburgh thought they had their Ryan Shazier, bac...
Via College2Pro.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quietly, Steelers Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Getting To It Early In Camp

Rookies are to be seen and not heard during training camp and that’s exactly what appears to be happening with the Pittsburgh Steelers second-round draft pick, defensive end Stephon Tuitt. While he hasn’t received too much attention from the media so far at Latrobe, the Notre Dame product has quietly put together several nice practices, […] Quietly, Steelers Rookie DE Stephon...
Via Steelers Depot
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Trying To Get A Good Look At Landry Jones In Year Two

A year ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers certainly seemed perfectly content to give rookie quarterback Landry Jones a redshirt season on the 53-man roster with their new veteran backup in Bruce Gradkowski being brought in. As fortune would have it, not even Gradkowski had to take a single snap the entire season, as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger […] Steelers Trying To Get A Good Look...
Via Steelers Depot
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin: ‘A couple guys went down in practice’

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday that wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey and tight end Eric Waters went down in practice at Saint Vincent College. “A couple guys went down in practice (and) are being evaluated,” said Tomlin. “Heyward-Bey went down in a drill against the defensive backs. I didn’t see it. I don’t know what the nature of his deal is....
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Le’Veon Bell’s hilarious reaction to RB Jordan Hall’s hit on linebacker

Not many things are more exciting during NFL practices than the backs-on-backers drill. Running backs and linebackers get full heads of steam then collide, with the winner gaining praise from his teammates. Steelers rookie running back Jordan Hall recently put on an impressive display during this drill, and although he is in a dogfight to even make the team, Hall turned some heads...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daniel McCullers Has Star Potential for the Pittsburgh Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Daniel McCullers in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft he was called a project player. Most players selected after the sixth round are project players, but not many of them are nearly as big as McCullers.   At the 2014 NFL Scouting Combing McCullers, a nose tackle out of Tennessee, measured at 6’7″ and 352 pounds. It’s hard to get much...
Via Steelers Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

"Kick his a$$ again Jordan (Hall)," barked Coach Tomlin

Nothing draws a crowd like the backs-on-backers drill, in training camp. That is where undersized Jordan Hall make his biggest impact. Kick his a** again Jordan, Coach Tomlin barked. Good leverage Jordan, praised runningbacks coach James Saxon. Yeah man, I've been waiting to put pads on all of camp, Hall said smiling ear to ear. I was excited since the time I woke up today...
Via College2Pro.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers NT Daniel McCullers Starting To Move People

Going back to last year, with the Pittsburgh Steelers mired in what seemed to be a lost season, the upcoming draft was a topic of conversation in November and December far more frequently than is the norm in western Pennsylvania. Back then, the go-to “the Steelers need to draft…” tended to be nose tackle Louis […] Steelers NT Daniel McCullers Starting To Move People is a...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown not happy with ex-teammate's QB comments

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is not happy with ex-teammate Emmanuel Sanders for his comments made about Ben Roethlisberger. Sanders, who spent four seasons with the Steelers before signing with the Broncos in March, compared his new quarterback with his old quarterback and enumerated the ways Peyton Manning is a better leader than Big […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown rips Emmanuel Sanders for QB comments

Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown took issue with former teammate Emmanuel Sanders calling Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning a “far better leader” than Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “That was terrible,” Brown said Wednesday, via ESPN.com. “You don’t throw your quarterback under the bus, the guy who makes you who you are.”...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  1 Comment

They call him "Nugget" Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Chris Elkins, the next Chris Elkins?

Unenthusiastically he mutters out the word 'Nugget.' Yah they call me Nugget, Chris Elkins said referring to his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates. Don't ask where it comes from because I have no idea. Nicknames regardless if embraced or not are given when you are making yourself known. Elkins quietly goes about his business and watching him play at YSU an...
Via College2Pro.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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