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Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Rice Cornerback Phillip Gaines
April 17th, 2014 at 10:18 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers added three more names to their list of pre-draft visitors. Of the three, Rice cornerback Phillip Gaines is an intriguing prospect that could pay dividends for the defense. ***PHOTO1*** Gaines is an experienced cornerback with the size (6-0, 193-pounds) and speed (4.38 40-yard dash) to make an...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Ohio State Cornerback Bradley Roby
April 10th, 2014 at 10:48 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw three prospects tour the teams practice facility on Thursday, all from the defensive side of the ball. Included in the list of the latest pre-draft visitors is at least one prospect that could be their first-round target. Those players were Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier, UCLA...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor TCU Cornerback Jason Verrett
April 6th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
On Saturday, Steelers 101 profiled an undersized wide receiver that could come in and make an impact toward the middle rounds of the draft. Next up in pre-draft coverage of the Pittsburgh Steelers, is an undersized cornerback prospect that has added his name to the list of pre-draft visitors that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Cornerback Brice McCain; Schedule Visit with Darrius Heyward-Bey
April 1st, 2014 at 8:18 PM
While many across the league believed the Pittsburgh Steelers were done making free agency moves until after the draft, the team had other ideas. On Tuesday, the team landed cornerback Brice McCain on a one-year league minimum contract.***PHOTO1*** McCain, who was released by the Houston Texans one season after signing...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Have a Pre-Draft Visit with Michigan State Cornerback Darqueze Dennard
March 29th, 2014 at 9:03 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have more questions than answers in 2014. In many ways, that is a dream scenario, as there is really no wrong way for them to attack the draft. That is why there have been no real consensus name attached to them early in the process. ***PHOTO1*** One...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Meet with Cornerback Prospect Shaquille Richardson
March 28th, 2014 at 11:46 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were linked to some cornerbacks during the early free agency period. However, after renegotiating their deal with veteran Ike Taylor, they have stayed away from the position. Although that has been the case with veterans, the Steelers are linked to a few as they enter the always-interesting...

Pittsburgh Steelers Could Look at Multiple Cornerbacks in the Draft
March 22nd, 2014 at 11:33 PM
Lost in the news of Jerricho Cotchery signing with the Carolina Panthers and the Pittsburgh Steelers signing Lance Moore was the fact that the team played host to an unrestricted free agent cornerback. Yes, the Chris Owens eventually decided to sign with the Kansas City Chiefs, his visit continues to...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Clear More Cap Space by Releasing LaMarr Woodley and Restructuring Ike Taylor
March 10th, 2014 at 8:59 PM
On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were pre-free agency roster moves. In the process, they seemed to have finished tweaking their salary cap, at least for the moment.***PHOTO1*** The first move was almost a foregone conclusion; they released linebacker LaMarr Woodley, designating him a June 1 cut for cap purposes. This...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Interested in Cornerback Alterraun Verner
March 9th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
With the NFL in the midst of their pre-free agency legalized tampering period, social media is full of some interesting tidbits. Of course, fans should temper their excitement when reading about these rumors, as the information (or misinformation) cannot be verified until the official signing period begins. ***PHOTO1***  On Saturday,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Meet with Three More Prospects at the NFL Combine
February 24th, 2014 at 10:51 PM
The NFL Combine is in full swing and reports linking players to team meetings continue to be leaked.  While much of the focus has shifted to the defensive side of the ball, the news of who the Pittsburgh Steelers have met with continues to be intriguing.***PHOTO1*** While many of the...

Oklahoma State Cornerback Justin Gilbert Could Catch the Pittsburgh Steelers Eye at Number 15
February 15th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
Many fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been outspoken with their thoughts on what positions they believe to team should take in the 2014 NFL Draft. Defense, defense, defense, that is all they want, defense. In a perfect world it would be that easy. ***PHOTO1*** There is no doubt the...

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Cornerback Cortez Allen Reaches 2013 League Incentives
January 18th, 2014 at 4:37 PM
Every season some players across the NFL reach league mandated  incentives based on a combination of playing time and draft positioning. This season the Pittsburgh Steelers watched one of their young defenders reach those points.***PHOTO1*** While cornerback Cortez Allen did not have the season many had expected once the team...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Will Have Their Hands Full with the Detroit Lions
November 16th, 2013 at 6:41 PM
The big injury news has been centered around the Pittsburgh Steelers battered offensive line and for good reason. The unit, which has not been the same since losing center Maurkice Pouncey in Week 1, has failed to offer consistent protection for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and open holes in the running...

Pittsburgh Steelers Demote Cortez Allen and Jarvis Jones; Release Punter Zoltan Mesko
October 29th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
Tuesday’s are always entertaining in Pittsburgh. Why, because Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin must meet with the media during his weekly press conference. Sure, a lot of what he says is full of Tomlinisms, yet, there are times when silence speaks volumes.***PHOTO1***That was the case this week, when hours...

Pittsburgh Steelers Restructure Cornerback Ike Taylor
October 25th, 2013 at 10:31 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers also made some noise inside the front office on Friday, when multiple sources reported that the team and veteran cornerback Ike Taylor agree to restructure his contract. While this may not be huge news, it does help the Steelers as they navigate through injuries and are forced...

Heath Miller a Full Participant at Pittsburgh Steelers Practice
September 18th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
While the talk of the sideline confrontation between wide receiver Antonio Brown and offensive coordinator Todd Haley have stole the headlines, the Pittsburgh Steelers returned to work as the prepare to take on the Chicago Bears on Sunday night. Yes, the offense is struggling and Brown has every right to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make Roster Moves; Release Kicker Shayne Graham
September 17th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
With the loss to the Cincinnati Bengals behind them, the Pittsburgh Steelers are working toward their match-up against the Chicago Bears. While there was some good news that tight end Heath Miller may be a full participant in practice this week and running back Le’Veon Bell may do some individual...

Pittsburgh Steelers Re-sign Cornerback Isaiah Green to Practice Squad
September 4th, 2013 at 10:00 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued preparations for the Tennessee Titans on Wednesday with only one player ruled out for the week, running back Le’Veon Bell. However, it is unlikely that Heath Miller (knee) will be ready to go after being activated from the PUP list on Saturday. Miller is practicing on...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Punter Zoltan Mesko; Make Two Roster Moves
September 2nd, 2013 at 10:05 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers took to the field for their first regular season workouts as they prepare for their Week 1 tilt against the Tennessee Titans. During the day, the front office was busy, making two more roster moves aimed at improving the special teams’ units.***PHOTO1*** The big move of the...

Pittsburgh Steelers See Tight End Matt Spaeth Go Down to an Undisclosed Injury
August 7th, 2013 at 10:53 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back in pads on Wednesday after taking Tuesday off. While practice did not appear to be as physical as previous sessions, there was an injury that could have an impact.***PHOTO1***During the practice, which was moved up due to the treat of rain, tight end Matt Spaeth...