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First Pre-season game a wrap: Steeler...

I watched the game last night thinking, ok, this doesn't look so bad. I still have concerns about the secondary, but the defensive line looked stro...

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Women, violence and fandom

This week's punishment of a lame two game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice has caused quite the backlash and rightfully so, but Ray isn'...

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With their final pick in the 2014 NFL...

With the final pick, the Steelers grab a big TE. Seems like he will need some coaching based on draft profile.Was projected as a 7th rounder or fre...

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In the bottom of the 6th, the Steeler...

So, another defensive guy. This draft is clearly about one thing at this point. Shoring up the front.This is a big guy at 6'7" 325 lbs. Big wingspa...

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In the 6th round, the Steelers select...

This draft is all about the defense. Not a bad thing. In the 6th round, the Steelers select UCLA linebacker Jordan Zumwalt.My guess is if he has an...

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The Steelers select OT Wesley Johnso...

And you thought the Steelers wouldn't select an O-lineman this draft. But they did. And looks like a good one with All-SEC honors.Also listed as a ...

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Shaquille Richardson is the first cor...

And with their first pick in the 5th round..yes, 5th, the Steelers select their first cornerback.We've waited 5 rounds. Thought a corner would be t...

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Steelers select WR Martavis Bryant - ...

The Steelers get a talented big target at WR with Clemson's Martavis Bryant.This is a tall 6'4" receiver with some speed (4.4ish 40) who has all up...

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With a comp pick in the 3rd round, th...

So with this comp pick we take the fastest guy at the combine - 4.26.okay. I see him playing a bigger role in the return game than having an impact...

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With the Second pick in the 2014 Draf...

With the second pick, the Steelers fill another need - Defensive Tackle - with StephonTuitt from Notre Dame.This is not a surprise pick, it was lea...

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With their first pick in the 2014 NFL...

The moment we have been (im)patiently waiting for.......and if you are anything like me, when the Bears picked Kyle Fuller you were sure the Steele...

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NCAA, unions, and college football

Over the last couple weeks there's been much ado about Northwester's football team being allowed to unionize. I have heard arguments from many peop...

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Steelers Are the Underdog as They Hos...

The Steelers are considered the underdog. At home. Against the Bengals.As my partner, TiqIQ, has shown, tickets are dirt cheap for this game. I can...

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Playing with pain-Will the NFL consid...

It's a fact: Football players live with pain every day of their lives and it starts earlier and earlier.In the current issue of ESPN's The Mag, How...

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With their 3rd win in a row, the Stee...

Troy had two forced fumbles.There were 5 sacks.And Ben had an awesome puntThe Steelers are now close to securing that wildcar spot. Yes, the team t...

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Steelers lost another one, this time ...

I am not even sure where to start. The last two games have been awful. The defense looks lost. First they looked like they had never seen an option...

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Steelers Drop Another Game; Continue ...

well, that was pretty awful, no?And here I thought we could kill the west coast losing streak, no such luck Steelers fans. No. Such. Luck.Those of ...

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Can the Steelers Win Breaking Their W...

The Steelers haven't fared well playing on the west coast - they haven't beat the Raiders in Oakland since 1995 and they haven't won a game on the ...

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PLEASE VOTE!

So yes, this is a call to please vote for my son, Javonn Curry, in USA Today's National High School Play of the Week.This kid worked hard this off-...

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Takeaways Lead Steelers to First Win

The Steelers FINALLY get a takeaway, in fact, they get two, AND they get the win. Coincidence? Nope. I don't think so.The game opened with problems...

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