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19 hrs ago | Behind The Steel Curtain

An inferno from a SPARQ: How the Steelers focused on athleticism in 2014

The Steelers are tight-lipped when it comes to methods of scouting. Based on the results of the players the team selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, it appears advanced analytics may have played a part in their evaluation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Vince Williams, Ike Taylor, Brett Keisel, NFL Players, Seattle Seahawks

21 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Training camp report: Steelers begin anew today

Steelers players no longer lug fans, televisions or refrigerators into their dorms at Saint Vincent College, where they report today to start training camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Jason Worilds, Kion Wilson, Ike Taylor, Brett Keisel, NFL Players

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

Shaquille Richardson could be the depth the Steelers need at CB

The Pittsburgh Steelers lack of depth at the cornerback position is an issue that could be solved by rookie defensive back, Shaquille Richardson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Shaquille Richardson, NFL Players, Ike Taylor, Devin Smith, William Gay

Behind The Steel Curtain

Turnover and turnovers keys to Steelers in 2014

Just seven players remain with the Steelers in starting roles since their last playoff game, a loss at Denver at the end of the 2011 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Bryant McFadden, Mike Mitchell, NFL Players

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

2014 Steelers season scenarios: Ike Taylor no longer starts at right cornerback

In games without injury, Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor has made 44 consecutive starts at right cornerback.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ike Taylor, NFL Players, Brice McCain, Shaquille Richardson, William Gay

Dawgs By Nature

Grading the 2011 Drafts of the AFC North

One note I wanted to mention when looking at the Draft grading system I have devised is the distribution of grades.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, AFC North, NFL Players, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Torrey Smith, Jimmy Smith

Tue Jul 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Pittsburgh Steelers: Top Position Battles to Watch in Training Camp

Every season, when training camp opens, there are players who are incumbents working to keep their jobs and backups who are working to take them.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Martavis Bryant, NFL Players, Cameron Heyward, Lance Moore, William Gay

Mon Jul 14, 2014

NicePickCowher

Can Manziel Heat Up Pittsburgh Steelers And Browns Rivalry?

Jun 4, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and other team rookies react while they are introduced before a game between the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Red Sox at Progressive Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, AFC North, Pittsburgh Steelers, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, Jason Worilds

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 7.14.14

Answer #1: Starting WR opposite Antonio Brown Answer #2: Starting DE opposite Cam Heyward Answer #3: Overall depth at OLB Answer #4: Overall depth at CB Answer #5: Other Ray Fittipaldo: Welcome to my weekly Steelers chat, the final one before training camp as I will be on vacation next week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Mike Adams, NFL Players, Jarvis Jones, Jason Worilds, Arthur Moats

Fri Jul 11, 2014

NicePickCowher

Could Ike Taylor Have a Rebound Season In 2014

Sep 8, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor forces Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington out of bounds after Washington caught a pass for a first down during the third quarter at Heinz Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ike Taylor, NFL Players, Tennessee Titans, Nate Washington

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Cincy Jungle

Ike Taylor still hurt by paycut Steelers forced him to take

The 34-year-old Taylor was one of the lowest-rated cornerbacks last year via Pro Football Focus , and it looked as though the Steelers were going to part with him to shed his salary.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ike Taylor, NFL Players, Cincinnati Bengals

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

2014 Steelers season scenarios: Steelers double their 2013 interceptions total

It's a lofty number, but the offseason moves the team has made were geared to boost this team's takeaway ability.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cameron Heyward, Ryan Shazier, Ike Taylor, NFL Players, William Gay

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