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Early-round draft picks primed boost to secondary

Early-round draft picks primed boost to secondary

pittsburghlive.com Updated 52 minutes ago
For years, fans complained the Steelers didn’t prioritize adding cornerbacks drafted in the early rounds onto their roster. All of a sudden in 2016, they ...
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  • Steelers training camp inside the ropes: Receiver Coates puts o…

    Steelers training camp inside the ropes: Receiver Coates puts on show

    pittsburghlive.com 2 hours ago
    • If Saturday’s practice was any indication, wide receiver Sammie Coates is going to have no problem filling the shoes of the suspended Martavis Bryant. ...
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  • Getting to know: Steelers quarterback Dustin Vaughan

    Getting to know: Steelers quarterback Dustin Vaughan

    pittsburghlive.com 3 hours ago
    GET TO KNOW ... Dustin Vaughan Position: Quarterback Height/weight: 6-foot-2, 225 pounds Experience: 2 years College: West Texas A&M Vaughan wasn’t necessarily signed to a ...
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  • Steelers notebook: Rain-delayed practice suits Tomlin fine

    Steelers notebook: Rain-delayed practice suits Tomlin fine

    pittsburghlive.com 3 hours ago
    • Coach Mike Tomlin was thrilled with Saturday’s practice despite heavy rain that pushed its start back nearly an hour at St. Vincent. “I actually ...
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  • Steelers DE Tuitt enters with high expectations after strong en…

    Steelers DE Tuitt enters with high expectations after strong end to 2015

    pittsburghlive.com 3 hours ago
    While the Steelers’ secondary will draw plenty of attention during training camp at St. Vincent, the strength of the defense is arguably the defensive front, ...
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  • Ladarius Green injury leaves Steelers light at tight end

    Ladarius Green injury leaves Steelers light at tight end

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    Ladarius Green injury leaves Steelers light at tight end
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  • Steelers’ 3rd-rounder Hargrave could take advantage of lack of …

    Steelers’ 3rd-rounder Hargrave could take advantage of lack of depth at defensive tackle

    pittsburghlive.com 13 hours ago
    Javon Hargrave was all smiles Friday. “Thrilled,” in fact. For good reason, too. His journey from the FBS Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference to participating in an ...
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  • Steelers notebook: TE Green doesn’t say when he will start prac…

    Steelers notebook: TE Green doesn’t say when he will start practicing

    pittsburghlive.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    • Ladarius Green smiled when asked what type of injury he had to his left ankle, or if he knew what the surgical procedure he ...
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  • Steelers’ Golden vows to be starting strong safety, despite roo…

    Steelers’ Golden vows to be starting strong safety, despite rookie’s challenge

    pittsburghlive.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Perhaps one of the Steelers’ more intriguing training camp battles is at strong safety, where veteran Robert Golden is expected to be pushed hard by ...
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  • Ben Roethlisberger honors Heath Miller with No. 83 jersey at pr…

    Ben Roethlisberger honors Heath Miller with No. 83 jersey at practice

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Ben Roethlisberger honors Heath Miller with No. 83 jersey at practice
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  • Steelers notebook: Bell a full participant in team's first prac…

    Steelers notebook: Bell a full participant in team's first practice of training camp

    post-gazette.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    It was only the first practice of training camp, where eye-opening developments are typically rare.
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  • Roethlisberger opens up on Bengals rivalry, retirement and more

    Roethlisberger opens up on Bengals rivalry, retirement and more

    pittsburghlive.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    The Steelers don’t like the Bengals, and the Bengals don’t like the Steelers. That was clearly established last year when the two teams combined for ...
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  • Antonio Brown didn't have to wait for his second contract in 20…

    Antonio Brown didn't have to wait for his second contract in 2012

    post-gazette.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Antonio Brown has two years remaining on his contract and it’s unlikely the Steelers will rip that up and give him a new one. It’s more likely the Steelers will advance him $2 million in salary just as they did last year to appease him and then negotiat…
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  • Roethlisberger says suspended Steelers receiver Bryant lied to …

    Roethlisberger says suspended Steelers receiver Bryant lied to him

    post-gazette.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Despite losing one star wide receiver for the entire season and possibly his former All-Pro running back for the first four games, Ben Roethlisberger said today that the Steelers offense can be “as good as we want to be.”
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  • Jesse James now Steelers’ most tenured tight end — at 22

    Jesse James now Steelers’ most tenured tight end — at 22

    pittsburghlive.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Last year, Jesse James was a newbie to the Steelers and the NFL. Now, he’s their most tenured tight end. With the retirement of Heath ...
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  • Spaeth Misfortune Opens Door For Dixon

    Spaeth Misfortune Opens Door For Dixon

    steelersgab.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    The Pittsburgh Steelers have been forced to alter their plans after Matt Spaeth’s injury saw the veteran released by the franchise, with undrafted rookie Mandel Dixon handed a chance to step into offensive line in his place. Spaeth’s departure was a blo…
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  • Bud 'No Carbs' Dupree hopes fewer pounds equal more sacks for S…

    Bud 'No Carbs' Dupree hopes fewer pounds equal more sacks for Steelers

    ESPN.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Bud 'No Carbs' Dupree hopes fewer pounds equal more sacks for Steelers
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  • Le’Veon Bell admits he has known since March of missed tests

    Le’Veon Bell admits he has known since March of missed tests

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    When word first surfaced that Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was facing a suspension for a missed drug test, Bell denied knowing anything about it. He was lying. On Thursday, Bell admitted that the NFL notified him in March that he was facing discip…
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  • Ron Cook: Relatively speaking, Steelers camp opens calmly for M…

    Ron Cook: Relatively speaking, Steelers camp opens calmly for Mike Tomlin's 10th season

    post-gazette.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Mike Tomlin ran his first practice at Saint Vincent College. Troy Polamalu signed a four-year, $30 million-plus contract extension, making him the highest-paid player in Steelers history. Alan Faneca said he was disgusted with his contract negotiations …
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  • Video - SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and Goliath 01:41

    SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and Goliath

    Jul 29
    Former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams tells the story of his battle with Kris Jenkins from his rookie year.
  • Video - Riddick wants to see improvement from Steelers' D 01:42

    Riddick wants to see improvement from Steelers' D

    Jul 29
    Louis Riddick says his focus in Pittsburgh is on the defensive side of the football and improving the pass rush as the start of the season nears.
  • Video - Steelers' plans to offset loss of Le'Veon Bell 01:46

    Steelers' plans to offset loss of Le'Veon Bell

    Jul 29
    ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler explains the team's mentality without Le'Veon Bell and how they're going to focus their efforts on Antonio Brown.
  • Video - Jalen & Jacoby: Brandon Marshall and Antonio Brown wager with lux... 02:18

    Jalen & Jacoby: Brandon Marshall and Antonio Brown wager with lux...

    Jul 28
    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk about Brandon Marshall's bet with Antonio Brown: whichever receiver has the most receiving yards in 2016 gets the other's car.