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Pittsburgh Steelers Use Free Agency to Protect Their Greatest Asset: Ben Roethlisberger
March 15th, 2016 at 6:04 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a four-year contract extension in March 2015. At the age of 34 and having already dealt with numerous injuries over his 12 year career, the Steelers first priority during NFL free agency was to ensure he is protected. Last season, Big...

Breaking Down the Offensive Line for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 25th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
The breakdown of the potential 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers offense is nearly complete. With the skill positions wrapped up, all that remains is potentially the most important part of he unit, the offensive line. This season, the line will be undergoing some schematic changes, including the move toward a more zone-based...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: East Carolina Offensive Tackle Will Simmons
May 17th, 2014 at 9:16 PM
On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers continued through their rookie minicamp. While some players were taking part fourth round selection Martavis Bryant was on the sideline after suffering a minor injury on Friday. With none of the draft choices signed, the Steelers (and other NFL franchises) will be extremely cautious with...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Youngstown State Offensive Guard Chris Elkins
May 15th, 2014 at 9:35 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers did to many fans surprise add some more young depth to their offensive line in the NFL Draft with the selection of Vanderbilt tackle Wesley Johnson. The team was not finished there, adding three more linemen as undrafted rookie free agents.***PHOTO1*** Youngstown state offensive guard Chris Elkins may...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Vanderbilt Center Wesley Johnson in the Fifth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 4:32 PM
After adding a cornerback with their first fifth round selection, the Pittsburgh Steelers turned their attention to their offensive line. This move comes as a surprise, as the team appears to set up front. However, Vanderbilt offensive center Wesley Johnson is an interesting prospect that can add position flexibility. ***PHOTO1***...