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Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Chris Carter Has a Lot to Prove Entering Training Camp
July 4th, 2014 at 11:31 PM
Much of the recent Pittsburgh Steelers news has centered on the linebacking corps has mostly focused on rookie first round pick Ryan Shazier. Rightfully so, with his linebacker lineage, he may be able to transition into the Pittsburgh Steelers' system quicker than others, potentially even earning playing time early in...

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...

Breaking Down the Wide Receiver Position for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 17th, 2014 at 10:11 PM
The Steelers' wide receivers are an interesting bunch and there will be some critical that will take place during this offseason. Steelers 101 has documented the receiver situation many times with Antonio Brown and free agent signee Lance Moore assuming the veteran leadership roles as Jerricho Cotchery (Carolina Panthers) and...

Pittsburgh Steelers Prepare to Open Minicamp on Tuesday
June 16th, 2014 at 10:47 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished their OTAs last week and will be set for their mandatory minicamp starting on Tuesday. For some, this step in the process will be important, as the staff is working on depth charts and the front office is weighing extensions. ***PHOTO1*** For the first time in...

Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Arthur Moats Learning the System on the Fly
June 11th, 2014 at 10:32 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are down to their last OTA session prior to their mandatory minicamp. While the results of these sessions have been mostly uneventful, there is one story that has floated under the RADAR that could possibly cause concern for some fans, Jason Worilds’ calf injury. ***PHOTO1*** On one...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Training Camp Schedule
June 10th, 2014 at 9:54 PM
While much of the city was caught up in Polanco Mania, as the Pittsburgh Pirates called up prized prospect Gregory Polanco to make his major league debut, the Pittsburgh Steelers were back at OTAs. In fact, the team was just across the parking lot on Tuesday taking reps at Heinz...

Breaking Down the Tight End Position for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 7th, 2014 at 10:59 PM
In looking ahead at the Pittsburgh Steelers roster for 2014, many of the changes will be centered on the defense. While there will be some new faces on offense, many familiar faces will return. Tight end is one such position that should not see much turnover. ***PHOTO1*** Leading the way...

Breaking Down the Quarterback Position for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 6th, 2014 at 10:35 PM
With the Pittsburgh Steelers nearing the end of their voluntary OTAs, it has come time to start breaking down the potential 2014 roster and predict some of the better training camp battles. While some positions may be close to solidified, there will definitely be major changes from the group that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Return to the Field for OTAs with Ike Taylor Back at the Facility
June 3rd, 2014 at 11:14 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to the practice field as they continue with their voluntary OTAs. Joining the team on Tuesday was cornerback Ike Taylor and rookie running back Dri Archer, who did not take part in team activities last week. ***PHOTO1*** For Taylor, who was training on his own in...

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: UAB Offensive Tackle Kaycee Ike
May 16th, 2014 at 11:14 PM
Coming off consecutive 8-8 seasons, fans across the Pittsburgh area are starting to get antsy. For the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 starts now  as the team expected select veterans and rookies to be in town for the annual rookie minicamp this weekend. ***PHOTO1*** While this is the first time coaches and...

NFL Releases the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 Preseason Schedule
April 9th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
After the nightmare that was the 2013 preseason, fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping for better results in 2014. On Wednesday, the NFL made it known what that four-game schedule will look like.***PHOTO1*** As has become a preseason tradition, the Steelers will be losing out the exhibition season with...

Final Projection of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Roster
August 31st, 2013 at 12:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will release their official 53-man roster on Saturday. As always, there will be some surprises, and some players will see their dreams come to an end. There will also be some surprises, and this season there may be many.***PHOTO1*** With the winless preseason over, and coming off...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Announce Roster Moves on Saturday
August 30th, 2013 at 10:43 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have completed their winless preseason and now prepare to complete their 53-man roster. On Friday, the team released a statement via twitter that the final roster moves will be announced on Saturday; in the process, leaving many young players to wait on their status moving forward. ***PHOTO1***...

Pittsburgh Steelers Fall to the Carolina Panthers in Preseason Finale
August 29th, 2013 at 10:55 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Carolina Panthers completed their preseason schedule Thursday when they fell to the Panthers 25-10. With many starters on the sideline, it was a chance for many young players to step up and solidify a roster spot.***PHOTO1***The big news of the night came when starting fullback Will...

Are Players Battling for One or Two Wide Receiver Spots on the Final Pittsburgh Steelers Roster?
August 28th, 2013 at 11:01 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are one day away from their preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. For some, this is a meaningless game, as they will not touch the field. For others, they will be fighting for their careers.***PHOTO1***Now that head coach Mike Tomlin has announced that quarterback Landry Jones will...

Projected Pittsburgh Steelers 53-Man Roster After Initial Round of Cuts
August 26th, 2013 at 10:21 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have completed their first round of cuts and the roster sits at 75. In that first round, there were no real surprises, as even the two veterans, Baron Batch and Stevenson Sylvester have better options on the roster.***PHOTO1***Looking back at the close of the disappointing 2012 season, general...

Pittsburgh Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones Hospitalized After Chest Injury
August 25th, 2013 at 1:22 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday. After the game, they watched their prized rookie, outside linebacker Jarvis Jones be transported to the hospital for observation.***PHOTO1***Jones injured his chest after picking off a pass in the fourth quarter, a play that was called back due to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Show Improvement but Fall in Overtime to the Kansas City Chiefs
August 24th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost in overtime to the Kansas City Chiefs 26-20 in their third preseason game. Fortunately, it was the most complete game put together by the starters to this point in the preseason.***PHOTO1***The first team offense took advantage of solid field position early in the game, staking the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Acquire Running Back Felix Jones from Philadelphia Eagles
August 23rd, 2013 at 10:11 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday and may see injured players cornerback Cortez Allen and tight end David Johnson make their preseason debuts. Even with that positive news coming out of headquarters; it was not the news of the day. ***PHOTO1***The big news was that the...