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Thursday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Troy Polamalu hits camp as team's most-tenured player > TNF debuts features Steelers vs. Ravens > Plaxico Burress talks about gunshot, what might have been > Former Steelers Fernando Velasco signs with Carolina > Wheaton primed for breakthrough > Makeover complete, Steelers ready for resurgence > Derek Moye in familiar territory >  2014 Steelers...
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Panthers Sign Former Steelers C Fernando Velasco

Former Pittsburgh Steelers center Fernando Velasco finally has a new home as it was announced on Wednesday that he has signed with the Carolina Panthers. Velasco, who was signed last year by the Steelers after starting center Maurkice Pouncey was lost for the season in the opener against the Tennessee Titans, started 11 straight games […] Panthers Sign Former Steelers C Fernando...
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Steelers Training Camp Battles: Defensive Backs

CornerbacksLocks: Ike Taylor, William Gay, Cortez AllenBattling: Isaiah Green vs. Antwon Blake vs. Brice McCain vs. Shaquille RichardsonAvailable: 2 spotsThe Skinny: The Steelers will undoubtedly keep at least five cornerbacks, especially considering the pass-heavy offensive attacks of today’s NFL. Their options lack experience and size for the most part, so the Steelers will have...
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PFS Mount Rushmore Series: Pittsburgh Steelers

Out of all the teams in the NFL, the rich history of the Pittsburgh Steelers makes it extremely difficult to simply choose four players for a team Mount Rushmore. While there are many worthy choices, the four Steelers mentioned below are the ones that I believe best represent Pittsburgh's incredible franchise history and the style of football that made them so successful.1. RB...
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Steelers Camp Preview: Ike Taylor will pass the torch Cortez Allen, younger CBs

Maybe the one position on the entire Pittsburgh Steelers team that has the most question marks going into the season is the cornerback spot. Between players under-achieving and the lack of proven talent at the end of the roster, the cornerback position remains one of the most intriguing positions to watch during training camp and preseason for a variety of reasons. The Steelers were...
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Ramon Foster Talks Outside Zone

The Pittsburgh Steelers made strides in attempting to install some outside zone concepts into the running game last season under new offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. The problem is that it’s hard to say how successful the installation was. The Steelers barely ran the outside zone at all due to a few quite obvious […] Ramon Foster Talks Outside Zone is a post from: Steelers...
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Polamalu hits camp as team's most-tenured player

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu enters his 12th training camp as the most-tenured player on the team. “It's strange to be the oldest and most-experienced guy on the squad,” Polamalu said, via Alan Robinson of “I never thought that would happen — Jerome Bettis was here, it seems, like yesterday. I looked at him as one of the greatest running...
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Steelers to wear decal with Chuck Noll’s initials

The Pittsburgh Steelers will put Chuck Noll’s initials on their helmets this year to commemorate the only coach to win four Super Bowls. Steelers President Art Rooney II said today on Steelers Nation Radio that the team will wear helmet decals to to honor Noll, who passed away on June 13 at the age of 82. The decals will be unveiled for the Sept. 7 home opener against the Cleveland...
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Steelers will honor Chuck Noll with a helmet decal

The Pittsburgh Steelers plan on honoring the late Chuck Noll with a helmet decal this season. .@Steelers President Art Rooney II told @SteelersNRadio that the team will wear a helmet decal to honor Chuck Noll in 2014. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) July 22, 2014 I’ll go out on a limb and guess the decal will be black and yellow and have the initials “CN.” var ACE_AR...
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Pittsburgh Steelers to wear commemorative decal on helmets in 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will honor legendary and recently deceased head coach Chuck Noll with a commemorative decal on their helmets for the 2014 season. The decal will be revealed on the season opener against Cleveland, September 7th which is also the date designated by Pennsylvania’s senators to honor Noll, named Chuck Noll Day.   “The team will be, for the first time, wearing...
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Steelers not expected to sign James Harrison before training camp begins

Veteran linebacker James Harrison has made it known this offseason that he would like to play for the Steelers again.  But according to ESPN’s Scott Brown, a Harrison return to Pittsburgh won’t happen before the start of training camp. “The speculation about Harrison re-signing with the Steelers has been fueled almost entirely by Harrison himself — and the perceived need...
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Expectations For Steelers WR Markus Wheaton In 2014

Due to a finger injury suffered last year, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton only registered six catches for 64 yards in the 12 games that he dressed for during his rookie season. With Wheaton now the odds on favorite to start this year as the No. 2 option opposite Antonio Brown, what kind of […] Expectations For Steelers WR Markus Wheaton In 2014 is a post from...
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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Preview

Its here, its finally here. NFL training camps kick off this week and fans and players alike are in full excitement mode. The Pittsburgh Steelers are no different in this sentiment, as they kick off training camp July, 25th at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. In fact its the forty-ninth year at the training site. This year should hold some excitement and also a little doubt as...
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PHOTO: The ugliest Pittsburgh Steelers shirt ever made

Many NFL fans don’t care too much about fashion. What matters most to them is representing their team colors proudly. If that means painting your chest and freezing in sub-zero weather, so be it. If that means wearing an enormous block of cheese on your head, so be it. But sometimes NFL fans can take that devotion just a little too far. After all, if you’re going to a game you’ll...
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Mike Tomlin: Hopefully I don’t get fired after this season

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin isn’t assuming he has any job security after back to back 8-8 seasons in Pittsburgh. “Hopefully, I’m not one of them [when the season ends],” Tomlin said regarding the fact that he now has three ex-head coaches on his staff, per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The good news for Tomlin is that the Steelers have only had a handful of head coaches...
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