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Category: ‘Defensive Ends’

Breaking Down the Defensive Line for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
July 5th, 2014 at 9:46 PM
As America continues to celebrate Independence Day this weekend, it is time to stop, remember, and appreciate those who have served our country and protected our freedom. Too often, those men and women who defend our freedom are overlooked and forgotten, especially when comparing it to the appreciation and gratitude...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Second Round Pick Stephon Tuitt to a Four-Year Contract
June 18th, 2014 at 11:12 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their minicamp on Wednesday with an array of big plays for both the offensive and defensive units. During the session, the team also found time to make some roster moves. ***PHOTO1*** The most important move was to secure their final draft choice, Notre Dame defensive end...

Pittsburgh Steelers are Poised to Receive Salary Cap Release Early in the Week
May 31st, 2014 at 12:14 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed five of their nine draft picks to this point and will likely finish that part of their house cleaning this week as LaMarr Woodley will finally come off the salary cap. Once that is finished, the team may still have some money to play with...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Louisville Defensive Tackle Roy Philon
May 23rd, 2014 at 11:06 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are in the middle of reworking their roster. As the offseason continues, they will also receive some salary cap relief on June 2, when linebacker LaMarr Woodley officially comes off the books. While they will need that money to finish signing draft picks, they could also look...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Stanford Defensive End Josh Mauro
May 20th, 2014 at 10:16 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will have some interesting battles at multiple positions during training camp and their preseason tilts. One of the best places to watch may be the defensive line, where there are some young prospects that will be trying to make an impression. ***PHOTO1*** One prospect that could be...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Wisconsin Defensive End Ethan Hemer
May 18th, 2014 at 10:37 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers completed their rookie minicamp on Sunday, with no big surprises. This is a great touch of news, as the team could not afford a season ending injury of any type at this stage of the preseason. ***PHOTO1*** The biggest news to come out, was the amount of...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Notre Dame Defensive End Stephon Tuitt in the Second Round of the NFL Draft
May 9th, 2014 at 8:24 PM
As fans continue to come to terms with the selection of linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round, the NFL Draft continues. As fans watch tape, they see Shazier as a playmaker and a player that can make an impact. While that is happening, the Steelers continue to rebuild their...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Oregon State Defensive End Scott Crichton
April 23rd, 2014 at 7:37 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have marginal depth in their linebacker corps heading into 2014. To that end, it should be no surprise that more linebackers have visited the team facilities than at any other position in the draft. While many of those are tweeners and may only provide pass rush value...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pick-up 2015 Option on Defensive End Cameron Heyward
April 22nd, 2014 at 11:43 AM
While much of the recent news has centered around the draft, there was different news coming out of the Pittsburgh Steelers facility early Tuesday. With the CBA deadline to pick up the 2015 contract option for 2011 first round selections approaching, it should come as no surprise to anyone that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Notre Dame Defensive End Stephon Tuitt
April 20th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have brought in an interesting group of prospects for pre-draft visits over the past few weeks. With roughly three-weeks until the NFL Draft, it is hard to figure out exactly who their target will be. Although, there is little doubt that the Steelers will address their defensive...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose One Free Agent; Schedule Visits with Two Defensive Linemen
March 13th, 2014 at 10:42 PM
On Thursday, the Pittsburgh Steelers watched two more of their players reach deals in other cities. While one, LaMarr Woodley, was released and was not expected back; there was an outside shot that defensive end Ziggy Hood could have returned. ***PHOTO1*** Hood may have become an option once Al Woods...

Pittsburgh Steelers Demote Mike Adams and Ziggy Hood Heading into Week 6
October 8th, 2013 at 10:44 PM
Pirates Fever is still drowning out the misery that is the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers and their dismal 0-4 start. In fact, the was little fanfare given to the news Tuesday that head coach Mike Tomlin is finally making a line-up change that many fans have been calling for and it...

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...

Could Ziggy Hood Be Next up for a Contract Extension?
June 16th, 2013 at 9:25 PM
Fathers' Day is always a great day and a special day for many in Steeler Nation. From us at Steelers 101, we would like to take a chance to thank all of the fathers that follow us  and read our material: from all of us at the website, Happy Fathers'...

Steelers Sign Three More Draft Picks Including First-Round Selection Jarvis Jones
June 3rd, 2013 at 10:42 PM
With the contract of former offensive guard Willie Colon finally off the salary cap, the Pittsburgh Steelers made quick work signing the majority of their draft class. Monday the team came to terms with three more selections, first round pick Jarvis Jones, second round selection Le'Veon Bell and seventh round...

Breaking Down the Defensive Line for 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
May 27th, 2013 at 11:18 PM
As America celebrates Memorial Day, it is time to stop, remember and appreciate those who have served our country.  Too often, those men and women who defend our freedom are overlooked and forgotten, especially when comparing it to the appreciation and gratitude fans show their favorite sports team. To those...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Louisiana-Lafayette Defensive End Cordian Hagans
May 13th, 2013 at 11:07 PM
Although, the Pittsburgh Steelers have spent two first round selections on the defensive end position in the past few NFL Drafts, they lack long-term depth at the positions. With former first round selection Ziggy Hood is in the final year of his rookie contract, veteran Brett Keisel growing older by...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Northwestern Defensive End Brian Arnfelt
May 12th, 2013 at 10:07 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers waited until the end of the NFL Draft to address their defensive line. However, they did not stop there by inking Northwestern defensive tackle Brian Arnfelt to an undrafted rookie contract moments after the conclusion of the NFL Draft.***PHOTO1***Arnfelt , who played defensive tackle at Northwestern would...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Samford Defensive End Nick Williams in the Seventh Round of the 2013 NFL Draft
April 28th, 2013 at 1:53 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers completed their draft by adding to their defensive line with an underrated prospect at number 223. The Steelers grabbed Samford defensive tackle Nick Williams in the seventh round.***PHOTO1***Williams is raw, having only one-year of high school football, is an athletic defensive lineman. At 6-5, 309 pounds, he...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Profile: Clemson Defensive End / Outside Linebacker Malliciah Goodman
April 23rd, 2013 at 9:41 PM
Every year the Pittsburgh Steelers look at college defensive ends to transition to outside linebacker, and have demonstrated an ability to find ones to perform. At times, these players are not considered optimum by scouts for the outside and pan out for the Steelers. One such player is LaMarr Woodley,...