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Steelers bring in free agent LB Brandon Johnson for a visit

According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter, free agent linebacker Brandon Johnson is scheduled to visit the Pittsburgh Steelers today. Johnson joined the Bengals in 2008 after spending his first 2 years in the league with the Arizona Cardinals. He played in every regular season and post season Bengals game since, the longest active streak …

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Steelers 2012 rookie camp updates & player thoughts

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The rookie camp got underway on Friday as the Steelers get their first real look at the new draft class and undrafted free agents. This is where the new players get their first taste of life in the NFL and as a Steeler.  First impressions mean a lot but there’s still a long way to …

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Steelers 2012 Undrafted Free Agents

Immediately following the Mr. Irrelevant pick of the NFL draft every year (final overall draft pick), front offices and coaches from every team get on the phone and start calling college players who weren’t drafted in any of the 7 rounds. Scott Brown from the Pittsburgh Tribune Review and Steelers.com tell us who those players …

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Steelers Mike Wallace won’t sign tender “until he has to”

Mike Wallace, the biggest deep threat in football today has dug his heels in the sand and has told sources within the Steelers camp that he won’t sign his first-round tender “until he has to.” Posturing aside, Mike Wallace and those that are advising him might want to get together and have a little pow-wow. …

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Draft Primer: Ranking the Quarterback Destinations

Could the Steelers look for a Quarterback in the upcoming NFL draft? Ben Roethlisberger is the unquestioned starter and now Charlie Batch is back for another 1 yr campaign. Beyond that there are question marks that could possibly be answered in the later rounds of the NFL draft. We’re just days away from the NFL …

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Steelers secure Keenan Lewis, Ryan Mundy, Isaac Redman and others as the roster continues to take shape

These last 2 weeks have nothing short of glorious if you’re a Steelers fan. Ramon Foster and David Johnson sign their tender offers, Jerricho Cotchery is brought back on a 2 yr. deal and a reserve Tight End Leonard Pope comes over from Kansas City. And now today as was previously reported, Charlie Batch is …

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Who’s primed for a contract extension with the Steelers this offseason?

The Steelers love to sign players to long term deals during training camp and preseason. Last year was one for the ages with Lamarr Woodley, Lawrence Timmons, and Troy Polamalu all inking deals close to the start of the season as well as Ike Taylor’s new contract.  Arguably 4 of the more important players on …

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Don’t dismiss the ‘Steeler-Way’ when it comes to free agency

I sometimes have to stop myself from being too critical of younger Steelers’ fans these days. After all, they mean well and are easily affected by all the news and social media that’s out there. They see what other teams do in the off-season and they start screaming from the rooftops about why we don’t …

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Doug Legursky signs his 1 yr. tender to return to Pittsburgh

Add another player to the fold as Doug Legursky has signed his 1 yr. tender offer from the Steelers. In the last 3 days the team has signed Jerricho Cotchery, Trai Essex, and Leonard Pope from their unrestricted free agent status. Remember, Essex signed a 1 yr. deal to return to the Steelers late in …

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Mike Wallace trying to force the Steelers hand, take two…

The media frenzy surrounding Mike Wallace is again at the forefront of the offseason news for the Steelers. Even with the signing of Jerricho Cotchery today, and Leonard Pope yesterday, the focus has quickly shifted back to #17.  There’s been more Mike Wallace talk this offseason than you can shake a stick at. While I …

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