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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, Podlesh Have A Common Goal In Finding Consistency

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed yet another outside free agent yesterday, bringing their season total to eight. As a street free agent, he won’t have any impact on compensatory picks, assuming he even makes the roster. They added punter Adam Podlesh, who has the distinction of having been drafted ahead of Daniel Sepulveda in the 2007 […] Steelers, Podlesh Have A Common Goal In...
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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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Maurkice Pouncey’s contract status will either be a no-brainer or no-win situation for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Have you ever been faced with one of those major decisions in life where you know things could turn out either way, and if they turn out bad, you could be paying the price for quite some time? This is how the Steelers might be feeling at the moment, thanks to the recent news that Alex Mack, the Browns all-world center, inked a new contract for $42 million over five years. Mack, an...
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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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Pittsburgh Steelers continue to meet with defensive draft prospects

It sounds like the Pittsburgh Steelers are focused on improving their defense in the 2014 NFL Draft. They have not had too many offensive players in for their thirty official pre draft visits.  Instead, they have focused on cornerbacks, linebackers, safeties, defensive tackles and now defensive ends. Today the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in Oregon State […] The post Pittsburgh...
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Chances of the Pittsburgh Steelers winning the AFC North

Last season the AFC North was one of the weaker divisions in the NFL as only the winner of the division reached the playoffs. The Pittsburgh Steelers missed the playoffs for the second straight year after finishing the season 8-8. The Steelers had AFC North company while watching the post season from home as the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns missed the playoffs as well. The...
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Why We Now Know That Signing the Steelers Veterans Was Imperative

Keith Srakocic/Associated Press The Steelers re signed two of their most prominent, older players this off-season.  I like the move, but there are reasons why some fans still believe it wasn’t such a good idea.  First, every Steelers fan should like it, because if the Steelers were to get rid of these guys for younger players, it would of signaled a shift from the Steelers focusing...
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Pittsburgh Steelers have had a very quiet but solid free agency period

When you look at teams that signed a bunch of players, you will see teams like Oakland and New York Giants jump off the screen with their free agency signings, but no one is really talking about the Steelers.  Remember the Steelers did not have a lot of money, but they made some moves that […] The post Pittsburgh Steelers have had a very quiet but solid free agency period appeared...
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