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23 min ago | BleacherReport

5 Risky Picks Pittsburgh Steelers Must Consider in 2014 NFL Draft

The NFL draft is easily one of the most fascinating times for football fans. And that's not just because they get to see which of college football's best and brightest will be joining their teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Kelvin Beachum, Mike Adams, Marcus Gilbert, Ike Taylor, NFL Players

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

Future of the Steelers: Breaking down defensive linemen contracts over the next few seasons

The future of the Steelers' defensive line is...in the future. The contract of the unit's best player, Cameron Heyward, will impact the team overall, but the development of the young players on the roster may be more important.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cameron Heyward, Al Lapuaho, Hebron Fangupo, Brett Keisel, NFL Players

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

Seven reasons from seven rounds to .500: First round

The Steelers have fallen to 16-16 the last two seasons. A big part of that has been the lack of adequate roster refreshment since 2008.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cameron Heyward, Heath Miller, David DeCastro, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger

Mon Mar 31, 2014

NicePickCowher

CBS Sports Latest Mock Has Pittsburgh Steelers Taking TE Eric Ebron

Dec 28, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels tight end Eric Ebron gets tackled by Cincinnati Bearcats safety Arryn Chenault during the third quarter in the Belk Bowl at Bank of America Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger, Heath Miller, AFC, AFC North

Behind The Steel Curtain

Overhauling the Steelers defensive line for 2014

The Steelers like to carry six defensive linemen: two nose tackles, three defensive ends, and a mulipurpose NT/DE.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Aaron Smith, Brian Arnfelt

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

Answering the question "do the Steelers need a tall receiver" isn't simple

Ben Roethelisberger has been asking for a tall receiver for his entire career. He lobbied for the team to keep Plaxico Burress when the wide receiver went into free agency after the 2004 season, and he was disappointed.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Kelvin Beachum, Antonio Brown, Plaxico Burress, NFL Players, Hines Ward

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

February the 15th marked Kevin Colbert's 14th year as the head of the Steelers Football operations.

The 15th of February this year marked the Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert's 14th year at the helm of the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger, Aaron Smith, James Farrior, LaMarr Woodley

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

NFL Mock Draft: Revisiting predictions on the 2012 draft from a year earlier

Going back three years to look at a mock draft done a year early reveals a humorous perspective of how things would eventually turn out.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Mike Adams, Landry Jones, NFL Players, Alameda Ta'amu

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Defensive linemen: Steelers building on a fault line

Two National Football League teams committed $21 million to sign a pair of defensive ends from a run defense that ranked in the bottom half of the league in 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Aaron Smith, Brett Keisel, NFL Players, Chris Hoke, Cameron Heyward

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

Celebrating LaMarr Woodley's prolific sack pace

Of all the superstars the Pirates have ever had in their long and mostly lustrous history, Ralph Kiner may have been the king of them all--at least in terms of his home run prowess.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, LaMarr Woodley, NFL Players, Aaron Smith, James Farrior, Troy Polamalu

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