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Steelers’ Lance Moore: ‘It tells you guys want to win’

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore met with his new teammates and took part in the first day of Phase One of the Steelers’ offseason program, which consists of strength and conditioning and physical rehabilitation activities only. “I feel like I am the new kid in school today,” Moore said to the team’s website. “I was in New Orleans for nine years and this being...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Never-Ending Battle Among Steelers’ Fans; Offense or Defense?

Every fan base has its optimistic groups and pessimistic groups. Every fan base has a group that believes the team should go in one direction and those that believe the team should go in another. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan base has groups like this but it also has a group that that couldn’t be more divided; those who believe offense is the answer and those who believe defense...
Via Steel City Blitz
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Top 10 Pittsburgh Steelers draft busts—Part 1

With the NFL Draft fast-approaching, you’re bound to find many “all-time draft-busts” articles popping up. And I guess if you find this piece, you’ll uncover another one (albeit under the neatly re-packaged title of “least productive”). Why did I choose 1980 as a starting point for this piece on Steelers’ unproductive first round draft picks? For one thing, that year...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers have picked up the option on Cameron Heyward

Today the Pittsburgh Steelers elected to pick up the 2015 option on Cameron Heyward.  This was a smart move, and according to Albert Breer, Heyward is expected to make 6.969 million in 2015. Heyward had his best season last year, setting career-highs in tackles (59) and sacks (five). He also defended seven passes. Most importantly, […] The post Pittsburgh Steelers have picked...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Have Done Their Due Diligence When It Comes To The Top-Rated Cornerbacks

It's no secret that cornerback is a huge position of need for the Pittsburgh Steelers this year as relates to the 2014 NFL Draft and the team has seemingly done their due diligence when it comes to evaluating the top-rated prospects that defend against the pass. On Monday, Gil Brandt of NFL.com reported that Virginia […] Steelers Have Done Their Due Diligence When It Comes...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Beckham Jr. to Steelers gaining momentum

Add ESPN's Todd McShay to the list of draft anaylsts who think the Pittsburgh Steelers would be wise to grab LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. if he's available at no. 15. Mel Kiper is also high on Beckham going to the Steelers. He caught 59 balls for 1,152 yards and 8 TDs last year for the Tigers, 26 of those  thrown at least 15 yards, according to ESPN Stats &...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stars Aligning For Steelers To Go Cornerback In Round One

In most recent years, by the time the draft had finally arrived, it seemed more often than not that a near consensus had been reached on who the Pittsburgh Steelers would ultimately draft. At least, that was my reading. This seemed to be the case when they drafted Maurkice Pouncey in 2010, and Cameron Heyward […] Stars Aligning For Steelers To Go Cornerback In Round One is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers exercise Cam Heyward’s option

The Pittsburgh Steelers have exercised the fifth-year option of defensive lineman Cameron Heyward.  His contract will not run through 2015. Fifth-year options for Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson, Bengals WR AJ Green and Steelers DL Cameron Heyward were officially exercised today. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 21, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Should Not Trade Up in First Round of 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their highest pick in the NFL draft since 2007, but two of the players at the top of their wish list probably will be off the board at No. 15. Cornerback Justin Gilbert led the Big 12 in 2013 with seven interceptions and 123 interception return yards. Wide receiver Mike Evans led the SEC with 12 touchdown receptions last season and averaged 20.2 yards...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers like Odell Beckham and Brandin Cooks

It looks like the Pittsburgh Steelers have their sights set on replacing wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders in this year’s draft. Peter King of TheMMQB.com says the Steelers like both Odell Beckham of LSU and Brandin Cooks of Oregon State.  He also believes one of them will be available them to take in the first round. Pittsburgh likes Odell Beckham and Brandin Cooks at wide receiver...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report With Phase One Of Offseason Program About To Begin

The Pittsburgh Steelers will begin the first phase of their offseason program this week and with that process getting underway, it's time to have a look at the four injured players who are currently under contract for the 2014 season that are coming off of injuries. Maurkice Pouncey - It's been roughly seven and a […] Steelers Injury Report With Phase One Of Offseason...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers’ linebacker Jarvis Jones: The next defensive star?

In the 2013 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers first pick was Jarvis Jones, a linebacker for the University of Georgia, where he was twice a consensus All-American.  Playing in 12 games for the Bulldogs in his senior year, (2012), he had 85 tackles, 24 for a loss, 14.5 sacks, one interception, seven forced fumbles and two recovered by him.  Jones is 6-feet-2-inches tall, and weighs...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M WR Mike Evans is the 'tall' receiver the Steelers covet

Texas A&M WR Mike Evans was one of the top big play wide receivers in the country, hauling in 151 catches for 2,499 yards and 17 touchdowns during his college career. Projected as a mid-first round pick, however, his stock has been climbing after a solid combine and running a sub-4.5 40. His size( 6'5, 231), and athletic ability along with his eye popping production makes...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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