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15 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Ranking the 7 Biggest Upgrades the Steelers Made This Offseason

For the Pittsburgh Steelers , this offseason was about as busy as any on record.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Vince Williams, Ryan Shazier, Lawrence Timmons, NFL Players, Maurkice Pouncey

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MSNBC

Lawrence Timmons taking on leadership role with Steelers

The Steelers defense has seen several of their top veterans leave the team over the last couple of years, leaving only a handful of players who were key parts of the two AFC Champions of the Mike Tomlin era.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Lawrence Timmons, NFL Players, Cam Thomas, Ryan Shazier, Troy Polamalu

Mon Jul 21, 2014

FakeTeams

Pittsburgh Steelers Team Preview

Should the offseason additions of LeGarrette Blount and Dri Archer scare off drafters from Le'Veon Bell? Also, where should Antonio Brown go in drafts and who is the favorite to win the second wide receiver job? Defense-adjusted Value Over Average, an efficiency metric from Football Outsiders, is referenced a few times below.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, LeGarrette Blount, Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell, NFL Players, Dri Archer

Sun Jul 20, 2014

O-R Online

Steelers set to open camp

LATROBE – Is every 8-8 season the same or can there be a different feeling to the same finish? That has been the question for the Steelers this offseason as they come off of back-to-back 8-8 finishes.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Heath Miller, Ryan Shazier, Le'Veon Bell, Brett Keisel, NFL Players

York Dispatch

PAULK: In wide-open AFC North Division, it's anyone's game in 2014

The AFC North appears as balanced as perhaps it ever has been. The Steelers' back-to-back 8-8 seasons and the Baltimore Ravens' post-Super Bowl championship slide allowed Cincinnati and Cleveland to narrow the competitive gap.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, AFC North, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Cam Thomas, Ryan Shazier, NFL Players

NFL

Steelers' Tomlin doesn't assume job security

Mike Tomlin knows the Pittsburgh Steelers have only hired three coaches in the last 45 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Jarvis Jones, Ryan Shazier, Le'Veon Bell, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger

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, Cortez Allen, NFL Players

NicePickCowher

Steelers Morning Huddle 7/20/2014

Dec 22, 2013; Green Bay, WI, USA; A Pittsburgh Steelers helmet during warmups prior to the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Troy Polamalu, Green Bay Packers

Fri Jul 18, 2014

NicePickCowher

Steelers Morning Huddle 7/18/2014

Nov 10, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel scrambles with the ball as Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Shamarko Thomas and outside linebacker Jason Worilds give chase during the first quarter at Heinz Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Shamarko Thomas, NFL Players, David DeCastro, Troy Polamalu, Jason Worilds

BleacherReport

Under-the-Radar Mike Mitchell Key to Pittsburgh Steelers Secondary Success

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent their offseason trying to get both younger and faster on defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, William Gay

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

2014 Steelers season scenarios: Steelers defense finishes outside of Top 10

Although the defensive side of the ball has gotten markedly younger and faster, the inexperience is too much for the unit and they fail to crack the top 10 among NFL defenses.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Shazier, NFL Players, Jarvis Jones, Stephon Tuitt, Brett Keisel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

BleacherReport

Pittsburgh Steelers: Recapping the Latest Buzz Heading into Training Camp

The NFL offseason isn't typically bustling with news as it pertains to the Pittsburgh Steelers , but that doesn't mean there haven't been some interesting tidbits along the way.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Antonio Brown, Ike Taylor, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

2014 Steelers season scenarios: Steelers finish top 10 in rushing defense

The Steelers improved in terms of run-defending personnel, but in a division looking to run the ball frequently, they may need to get even better than where they stand heading into training camp to avoid an unprecedented second straight year out of the top 10 in rush defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, AFC, AFC North, Stephon Tuitt, Ryan Shazier, Sean Spence, NFL Players

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio State football: Top 2015 recruit to help restock linebackers

Justin Hilliard, an Ohio State fan for most of his life, was surprised in the winter of 2010 when he heard that older friend and fellow linebacker Jordan Hicks had picked Texas over the Buckeyes.

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Related Topix: Jordan Hicks, Sports, Ryan Shazier, NFL Players, Jadeveon Clowney

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sports Media 101

Breaking Down the Safeties for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster

Steelers 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Pittsburgh Steelers as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Will Allen (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), Shamarko Thomas, Troy Polamalu, NFL Players, Robert Golden

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Phinsider

Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tom Brady, NFL Players, New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

2014 Steelers season scenarios: Steelers finish .500 for 3rd straight season

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been the picture of mediocrity the past two seasons, finishing both 8-8.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Brett Keisel, NFL Players, Cam Thomas, Stephon Tuitt, Ben Roethlisberger

NicePickCowher

Steelers Morning Huddle 7/1/2014

Dec 8, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers fans bundle up in the stands before the game against the Miami Dolphins at Heinz Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players

Behind The Steel Curtain

Can the Steelers Achieve the Impossible?

January 14th, 1973 was almost 42 years ago for the Miami Dolphins who played and won Super Bowl VII.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Shazier, NFL Players, New York Giants, Indianapolis Colts, Trent Richardson

Mon Jun 30, 2014

ESPN

Mike Mitchell burns to be great

The speed and playmaking ability that Mike Mitchell flashed during his breakout season in 2013 certainly attracted the Steelers to the hard-hitting safety.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Carolina Panthers, Oakland Raiders, Luke Kuechly, Greg Hardy

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