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2012 Steelers training camp recap & pics, July 31st, physical battles continue at Latrobe

Big Ben warming up before practice

After getting a mandatory day off each week during training camp, thanks to the new CBA ratified by the players and owners last year, the Steelers are back at it this afternoon with their regular workout open to the public. Thunder & lightening again during the workouts as mother nature refuses to consistently cooperate with …

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp roster throwdown: tight ends

The National Football League is a copycat league plain and simple. If teams have success throwing the ball then other franchises take notice. If the 3-4 defense is more productive than the 4-3, teams make changes. The tight end position is no exception. Once a spot reserved for men who were nothing more than extra …

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Steelers post draft roster breakdown: Tight Ends

The tight end position for the Steelers is one of those things that every fan screams for more use of every year but we never seem to get our prayers answered. Each year we wonder if the offense will finally feature more use of the tight end in the redzone or on 3rd down, but …

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2012 NFL Draft Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers

The draft is only days away now so we figured it was a good time to wrap up the offseason activity to date and post up some additional last minute thoughts on the options the Steelers could explore on draft weekend. This is yet another set of possibilities for the team this offseason and we’ve …

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David Johnson, Trai Essex to be Steelers in 2012

Steelers’ veteran offensive lineman Trai Essex announced today via his Twitter account that he will be back with the Steelers  for this upcoming season. Essex played in all 16 games last season and is exactly the type of versatile offensive lineman coveted by offensive line coach Sean Kugler. Essex can play all five positions along …

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With the signing of Leonard Pope, who’s on the hot seat for the Steelers?

Cheers can be heard around the world today as the Steeler Nation finally gets a free agent signing to brag about. Well, ok, let’s not get crazy but Free Agent Tight End Leonard Pope is a solid addition to the Steelers and does add some depth and potentially eliminate some needs on draft day and …

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