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NFL notebook: Ex-Steelers WR Washington joins Texans after sign…

NFL notebook: Ex-Steelers WR Washington joins Texans after signing 1-year deal

pittsburghlive.com Updated 2 hours ago
The Texans signed former Steelers wide receiver Nate Washington, 31, to a one-year, $1 million deal. His streak of 144 consecutive games played ranks first ...
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  • Steelers re-sign DE Geathers

    Steelers re-sign DE Geathers

    The Steelers reinforced some depth on their defensive line Wednesday, re-signing free agent defensive end Clifton Geathers to a one-year contract. The 27-year-old Geathers was ...
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  • Cover One: The Time To Replace Troy Polamalu Through The Draft …

    Cover One: The Time To Replace Troy Polamalu Through The Draft Has Come

    steelersgab.com 7 hours ago
    It’s unclear whether Troy Polamalu will return next season. If Polamalu does return, it would be ludicrous to think he will start sixteen games. If there is one position that many feel the Pittsburgh Steelers will draft at, it is definitely safety. It b…
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  • Steelers meet with tight end after Miami Hurricanes' pro day

    Steelers meet with tight end after Miami Hurricanes' pro day

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    Steelers meet with tight end after Miami Hurricanes' pro day
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  • Jameis Winston Fat?: Jameis Winston has always been a stout qua…

    Jameis Winston Fat?: Jameis Winston has always been a stout quarterbac…

    deadspin.com Mar 31 (yesterday)
    Jameis Winston has always been a stout quarterback, inviting comparisons to Ben Roethlisberger not just for alleged behavioral resemblances, but for physical resemblances as well. As Michael David Smith has noted, there’s definitely some boobage going o…
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  • Guest Post: Rule changes to the NFL’s most boring play possible

    Guest Post: Rule changes to the NFL’s most boring play possible

    steelersgab.com Mar 31 (yesterday)
    By: Charlotte L. Cooper After proposed rule changes this past week, the NFL’s most boring play could mean more success for the Steelers. Following the Owner’s Meetings last week, the league is wanting to encourage more teams to go for two-point conversi…
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  • Mike Tomlin has a “coaching brother” in Pittsburgh, with Pirate…

    Mike Tomlin has a “coaching brother” in Pittsburgh, with Pirates

    For a young coach who has run off a few veteran mentors, it’s good to know Mike Tomlin still has a sounding board in town. While visiting the Pirates’ spring training camp in Florida, the Steelers boss talked about his relationship with Pirates manager …
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  • Steelers may find Heath Miller replacement in the draft

    Steelers may find Heath Miller replacement in the draft

    steelersgab.com Mar 31 (yesterday)
    Heath Miller has been a steady receiver and blocker for the Pittsburgh Steelers for the last decade, but with every football player, there comes a time in which the scouts and coaches begin to look for a replacement. In the 2015 NFL Draft, there is plen…
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  • Ron Cook: Penguins wouldn't win Stanley Cup without Kris Letang

    Ron Cook: Penguins wouldn't win Stanley Cup without Kris Letang

    post-gazette.com Mar 30 (2 days ago)
    Former Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is a very wise man in ways that go beyond football. That’s why it wasn’t surprising when he described the team’s 24-20 win in 2004 at Dallas as a “Pyrrhic victory.” It lost nose tackle Casey Hampton and …
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  • Todd McShay has Steelers taking Arik Armstead in latest mock dr…

    Todd McShay has Steelers taking Arik Armstead in latest mock draft

    ESPN.com Mar 30 (2 days ago)
    ESPN analyst Todd McShay’s latest mock draft is sure to generate a lot of discussion among Pittsburgh Steelers fans. McShay has the Steelers taking Oregon defensive end Arik Armstead No. 22 overall even though cornerback and outside linebacker are easil…
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  • Mike Tomlin: We have the goods to be NFL’s best offense

    Mike Tomlin: We have the goods to be NFL’s best offense

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29 (3 days ago)
    The Steelers averaged 27.2 points per game last season, which was good enough for seventh place in the NFL and a first place finish in the AFC North. Things looked even better once wide receiver Martavis Bryant was plugged into the lineup after missing …
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  • Steelers Gab: Sunday Steel For March 29, 2015

    Steelers Gab: Sunday Steel For March 29, 2015

    steelersgab.com Mar 29 (4 days ago)
    HYPOCYCLOIDS – THE BURNING QUESTIONS Steelers Draft Order (2015) Round 1 – Pick 22 (Overall 22) Round 2 – Pick 24 (Overall 56) Round 3 – Pick 23 (Overall 87) Round 4 – Pick 22 (Overall 121) Round 5 – Pick 24 (Overall 160) Round 6 – Pick 23 (Overall 199)…
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  • NFL coaches weigh in on Polamalu’s legacy

    NFL coaches weigh in on Polamalu’s legacy

    pittsburghlive.com Mar 28 (4 days ago)
    The Steelers are done talking about Troy Polamalu. The rest of the league? That’s another story. Five times in the span of six days last ...
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  • Starkey: Next frontier for Steelers offense

    Starkey: Next frontier for Steelers offense

    pittsburghlive.com Mar 28 (4 days ago)
    Early in his tenure as Steelers coach, Mike Tomlin was asked to describe his ideal offense. What would it look like? Tomlin referenced the New ...
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  • Checkdown Audible:  Steelers, AFC North Discussion

    Checkdown Audible: Steelers, AFC North Discussion

    steelersgab.com Mar 28 (4 days ago)
    The Pittsburgh Steelers and the remaining AFC North teams have received mixed reviews from assorted sporting news media since the beginning of the free agency signing period. In this first installment of Checkdown Audible, I’ll dig into what is being ta…
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  • Steelers will reportedly host Randy Gregory for pre-draft visit

    Steelers will reportedly host Randy Gregory for pre-draft visit

    ESPN.com Mar 27 (5 days ago)
    The Pittsburgh Steelers will apparently take a closer look one of the most talented players in the NFL draft after Randy Gregory’s stock took a potential hit following an admission of a failed drug test. The Steelers will host Gregory for a pre-draft vi…
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  • North Fayette company changes defendants in Antonio Brown endor…

    North Fayette company changes defendants in Antonio Brown endorsement lawsuit

    pittsburghlive.com Mar 26 (6 days ago)
    A North Fayette company dropped one Florida sports agent from a lawsuit over an endorsement contract with Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown and added another, ...
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  • Mel Kiper Jr. cites cornerbacks Pittsburgh Steelers could draft…

    Mel Kiper Jr. cites cornerbacks Pittsburgh Steelers could draft in first round

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (6 days ago)
    If the Pittsburgh Steelers are ever going to use a first-round draft pick again on a cornerback – they have not done so since 1997 – this would appear to be the year to do it. Cornerback and outside linebacker are the Steelers’ biggest need with the dra…
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  • Receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey To Remain With Steelers In 2015

    Receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey To Remain With Steelers In 2015

    The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that they have made a one-year deal with receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to remain with the team through the 2015 season. The move was similar to the one-year contract Heyward-Bey signed with Pittsurgh in April…
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  • Blast Furnace: Prom Date Rule has nothing to do with toughness

    Blast Furnace: Prom Date Rule has nothing to do with toughness

    steelersgab.com Mar 26 (6 days ago)
    Welcome to the inaugural installment of The Blast Furnace. Moving forward, I will use this space to analyze anything and everything that strikes a nerve with me about the on- and off-the-field issues facing the Steelers in their quest to capture their s…
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  • Video - Brown Expected To Maintain Some Punt-Returning Duties 01:31

    Brown Expected To Maintain Some Punt-Returning Duties

    Mar 27
    ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown discusses the return situation.
  • Video - AFC North Offseason Agendas 03:03

    AFC North Offseason Agendas

    Mar 25
    NFL Nation reporters discuss what they learned about the AFC North teams during the NFL owners meetings.
  • Video - AFC North Coaches Dish On Team Personnel 04:15

    AFC North Coaches Dish On Team Personnel

    Mar 24
    NFL Nation reporters discuss what they learned from coaches in the AFC North during Day 2 of the NFL owners meetings.
  • Video - Can Steelers Have NFL's Top Offense? 01:00

    Can Steelers Have NFL's Top Offense?

    Mar 24
    Brian Dawkins reacts to Steelers coach Mike Tomlin saying that his team could have the NFL's top offense in 2015.

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