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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp roster throwdowns: defensive line

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  While many of us out there in the Steeler Nation use the term, ‘Steel Curtain’ to describe our defense, in my opinion there will always be just the one of the 1970′s. Mean Joe Greene, LC Greenwood, Ernie Holmes and Dwight White will forever be linked to that name and rightfully so. Part of …

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On the Steelers; A preview of the defensive position breakdowns

Yesterday I brought you a preview of the offensive position battles we at SA expect to see as training camp unfolds in less than a month. Today, I’m shifting to the defense where key battles at corner, nose tackle and inside linebacker are sure to be among the most hostile. Nose Tackle Often the red-headed …

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On the Steelers; D-line depth could be impressively solid in 2012

Anytime you enter a season whether it be a high school football season, a professional football season or highly anticipated chess match, there are always ‘ifs.’ The defensive line  of the Pittsburgh Steelers entering 2012 is the perfect example of one of these ‘ifs’ I’m talking about. They could prove to be dominant or could …

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Steelers post draft roster breakdown: Defensive Line

Next up in our post draft position  analysis for the Steelers is the defensive line. A group that didn’t see much change via the draft in terms of numbers of players but this offseason has been anything but quiet for them. The DL is long known as the most important part of the Steelers 34 …

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Steelers not quite so “old and slow” now

“Old and Slow”, the phrase coined by the NFL Networks’ Warren Sapp last season, in reference to the Steelers slow start doesn’t apply quite so much now. The Steeler Nation was up in arms and even the players used it as somewhat of a rallying cry.  A 12-4 regular season record, dual 1,000 yd. receivers, …

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Fate of Aaron Smith yet to be determined

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It’s no secret that the Steelers long time defensive lineman hasn’t been the same since 2008, that’s the last time he was able to play in all 16 games. He finished that year with 60 Tackles, 5.5 Sacks, and 4 Passes Defensed. Since then he’s only played in 15 games since , fighting various injuries …

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Steelers Defense Wasn’t Perfect in 2011 Either

Since the final, pain-staking moments of the Pittsburgh Steelers 29-23 loss to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild-Card Playoffs well over a month ago much of he talk has been about the Steelers offense. Rightfully so I might add, but where has the talk about the defense been in what can only be described …

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