Steelers ink punter Adam Podlesh

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former Chicago Bears punter Adam Podlesh Tuesday to a one-year deal, the team announced, via Jeff Dickerson of The 7-year veteran was released by Chicago last month, and averaged 40.6 yards per punt, with a 37.9-yard net average in 2013. He signed a five-year, $10 million contract with $3.5 million guaranteed with the Bears in 2011, and...
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Steelers reportedly worked out Shane Vereen’s brother

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Pittsburgh Steelers worked out former University of Minnesota safety Brock Vereen.  He’s the brother if Patriots running back Shane Vereen,. #Minnesota S Brock Vereen, brother of #Patriots RB Shane Vereen, visited #Steelers last week. Set for #Vikings this week. Very versatile. ...
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Steelers signed former Bears punter Adam Podlesh to a one year deal

Today the  Pittsburgh Steelers announced they  signed former Chicago Bears punter Adam Podlesh to a one-year contract.  The Bears released Podlesh in March prior to the start of free agency after the seven-year NFL veteran averaged 40.6 yards per punt, with a 37.9-yard net average in 2013. Podlesh, who signed a five-year, $10 million contract with $3.5 million guaranteed...
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Munchak: I’m here to see if we can get that seventh Super Bowl trophy

Pittsburgh Steelers new offensive line coach Mike Munchak has one objective, help bring another Super Bowl championship to the Steel City. Munchak's experience is extensive, he's a member of the Hall of Fame and a nine-time Pro Bowl selection. He coached the offensive line for the Oilers/Titans for 14 years and was the head coach from 2011-2013. 2014 will be the first...
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Power Rankings: Pittsburgh Steelers have had one of worst offseasons in NFL so far

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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Maurkice Pouncey’s contract status will either be a no-brainer or no-win situation for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Have you ever been faced with one of those major decisions in life where you know things could turn out either way, and if they turn out bad, you could be paying the price for quite some time? This is how the Steelers might be feeling at the moment, thanks to the recent news that Alex Mack, the Browns all-world center, inked a new contract for $42 million over five years. Mack, an...
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Pittsburgh Steelers full 2014 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed six of their own players and seven new players, via free agency. Six on offense, six on defense and one on special teams. The balanced approach to addressing both sides of the football alleviated the pressure to reach for a player in the NFL Draft. The signings appear to allow Pittsburgh to take the top player on their board when the 15th ...
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Steelers Draft Needs – Offensive Tackle

Earlier in the offseason, we took a position-by-position look at where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand with their roster before the free agency process both ravaged and replenished the talent pool. The Steelers entered the process with 22 free agents. They re-signed six of them, while losing eight more to other teams, with eight remaining unsigned. […] Steelers Draft Needs – Offensive...
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Pittsburgh Steelers continue to meet with defensive draft prospects

It sounds like the Pittsburgh Steelers are focused on improving their defense in the 2014 NFL Draft. They have not had too many offensive players in for their thirty official pre draft visits.  Instead, they have focused on cornerbacks, linebackers, safeties, defensive tackles and now defensive ends. Today the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in Oregon State […] The post Pittsburgh...
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Chances of the Pittsburgh Steelers winning the AFC North

Last season the AFC North was one of the weaker divisions in the NFL as only the winner of the division reached the playoffs. The Pittsburgh Steelers missed the playoffs for the second straight year after finishing the season 8-8. The Steelers had AFC North company while watching the post season from home as the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns missed the playoffs as well. The...
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Why We Now Know That Signing the Steelers Veterans Was Imperative

Keith Srakocic/Associated Press The Steelers re signed two of their most prominent, older players this off-season.  I like the move, but there are reasons why some fans still believe it wasn’t such a good idea.  First, every Steelers fan should like it, because if the Steelers were to get rid of these guys for younger players, it would of signaled a shift from the Steelers focusing...
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Is The Lack Of Defensive Linemen Draft Prospects Visiting The Steelers A Sign?

While it's not advisable to read too much into the pre draft visitors that the Pittsburgh Steelers have hosted so far in the month April, the lack of defensive end prospects on that list that would fit the defensive system is a bit surprising. Could this mean that the Steelers feel more comfortable at the […] Is The Lack Of Defensive Linemen Draft Prospects Visiting The Steelers...
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Four Positions Where A Steelers Top Draft Pick Could See Considerable Playing Time In 2014

Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to get considerable playing time out of their top two draft picks as linebacker Jarvis Jones played 646 defensive snaps while running back Le'Veon Bell played 691. With the 2014 NFL Draft now right around the corner, lets have a look at where top draft picks could potentially […] Four Positions Where A Steelers Top Draft Pick...
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Pittsburgh Steelers have had a very quiet but solid free agency period

When you look at teams that signed a bunch of players, you will see teams like Oakland and New York Giants jump off the screen with their free agency signings, but no one is really talking about the Steelers.  Remember the Steelers did not have a lot of money, but they made some moves that […] The post Pittsburgh Steelers have had a very quiet but solid free agency period appeared...
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Pittsburgh Steelers weekly rewind: Jack Lambert’s teeth, preseason rankings and the new Steelers logo sucks

Check out below for some of the week’s best NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers articles from cover32 and cover32/pit! Pittsburgh Steelers - Will the Steelers pick up an inside linebacker in this year’s draft? (READ) - Where did the Steelers fall in the offseason-midpoint power rankings? (READ) - The Steelers should never forgo the draft for Free Agency. (READ) - Who is the best inside...
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