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Pittsburgh Steelers position review: Defensive line

Taking a look back at the 2014 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense was not as strong as they usually are. Pittsburgh’s defense ranked 18th in the NFL last season as the team went on to an 11-5 record. The Steelers did make the playoffs as the third seed in the AFC but they lost in the first round. The defensive line was slightly above average but were not stellar in the...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: 2014 Defensive grades

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season with an 11-5 record. They ended the season first in the AFC North and secured the third seed in the AFC North. They got upset by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the playoffs. Pittsburgh’s season is over so before looking ahead at what can change for the 2015 season, take a look at how the defense performed in 2014. They...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Cameron Heyward decks Joey Porter with celebratory chest bump (GIF)

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward knocked defensive assistant coach (and retired linebacker) Joey Porter with a celebratory chest bump during Sunday night's game against Carolina. Now that clearly wasn't intentional on Heyward's part, but a bit embarrassing for Porter.  Hopefully he'll be more prepared for the next one.Vine via GIFDsports. H/T FTW.Related posts...
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers defense continues to struggle

This is not your Pittsburgh Steelers team of old. Just take a look at the starting defense. The staple of the Steel Curtain defense is and always has been stopping the run. Yet, after the first two weeks of the regular season, the Steelers have allowed over 150 yards to both the Ravens and the Browns. For the record, neither of those teams had a true starting runnningback to carry...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Smart move to exercise Heyward’s option

The Pittsburgh Steelers, last week, elected to exercise defensive end, Cameron Heyward’s fifth-year option. This allows the team to keep Heyward through 2015. Heyward was drafted 31st overall by the Steelers back in the 2011 draft. The move to keep the 6-foot-5, 288 pound defensive player comes after a breakout season. Heyward started his career as a backup but after last season...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

False Alarm: Cameron Heyward Has Not Had His Option Picked Up

Picture: Pittsburgh Post Gazette There were reports out a few minutes ago that the Steelers had picked up the 5th-year option on Defensive End, Cameron Heyward’s contract.  This report is false. Albert Breer of NFL Network reported that the Steelers had picked up the option, but he actually meant to report it as Cameron Jordan, not Cameron Heyward. Breer tweeted this: Wanna correct...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On Rookie Contract Signed By DE Cameron Heyward

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have exercised the fifth-year option on the rookie contract signed back in 2011 by defensive end Cameron Heyward, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. By exercising Heyward's fifth-year, the Steelers will have to pay the Ohio State product a $6.969 million salary in 2015 unless a long-term extension […] Steelers Pick Up Fifth-Year...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Puts Team Goals First

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward certainly had a breakout year in 2013 and he'll look to improve on that performance in 2014. For Heyward, however, his biggest concern is helping the Steelers get back to the playoffs after back to back 8-8 season above everything else. "I don't have individual goals," Heyward told Michael […] Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Puts Team...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Expected To Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On DE Cameron Heyward Pretty Soon

Any day now I expect the Pittsburgh Steelers to announce that they have picked up the fifth-year option on the rookie contract signed by defensive end Cameron Heyward and now we know what the price of that 2015 salary will be in doing so. On Thursday, the Houston Texans picked up the fifth-year option on […] Steelers Expected To Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On DE Cameron Heyward...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Likely To Wait Until May To Exercise Cameron Heyward’s Fifth-Year Option

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward had a breakout year in 2013 and with 2014 currently scheduled to be the final year of his rookie contract, the team will have to decide by May 3rd whether or not to pick up the fifth-year option that came into existence with the new CBA agreement in 2011. Being as Heyward was drafted 31st overall in 2011, his option year amount will...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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