Pittsburgh Steelers

New Steelers DT Javon Hargrave Explains History Behind 'Gravedigger' Nickname
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The Pittsburgh Steelers are certainly excited about new defensive tackle Javon Hargrave and the South Carolina State product already has a nickname that he hopes will stick with him at the NFL level. “When I first got to (South Carolina State), my …

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Pittsburgh Steelers decline Jarvis Jones 5th-year option
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PITTSBURGH — Jarvis Jones has one year to ensure a future with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team is not picking up the $8,369,000 fifth-year option on the 2013 first-round Draft pick, a source told PennLive.com. It would've kept him contracted to the …

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2016 NFL Draft just the tip of the offseason iceberg for the Pittsburgh Steelers
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As most fans continue to wrap their heads around the Pittsburgh Steelers most recent crop of talent coming to the 'burgh by way of the NFL Draft, the team's offseason work is far from over. In fact, I would suggest the completion of the 2016 NFL Draft …

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Pittsburgh Steelers OLB James Harrison to play in 2016
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The Steelers expected Harrison would return for his 13th NFL season. Harrison has been undergoing a rigorous six- to eight-week training schedule to ensure he was up for another season, highlighting those workouts daily on social media. After the 2016 …

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Pittsburgh Steelers: Overall draft grade and analysis
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Going into the draft there was a clear concern with the Pittsburgh Steelers' secondary. Last year they were the 30th ranked pass defense and in this draft the Steelers' front office did what was needed and used their two top picks to address this problem.

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Steelers opt for defense
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So the Steelers spent the NFL draft throwing young athletic bodies at the problem, hoping something sticks. It might not take much for a team that finished two games shy of the Super Bowl last winter. Pittsburgh used its top three picks and five of its …

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AFRO Sports Desk Faceoff…Who won and lost the 2016 NFL draft?
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Many teams elect to avoid the hassles and expenses of free agency, so for organizations such as the Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Carolina Panthers, April is paramount. Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley of the AFRO Sports Desk debate …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Rumors: Ben Roethlisberger needs backup, Bruce Gradkowski …
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The Pittsburgh Steelers should have won more games last season if they had a healthy Ben Roethlisberger throughout the season. Following Big Ben's injury, Michael Vick and Landry Jones managed to star several games but the offense was totally timid.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have added intriguing pieces to Mike Tomlin's defense
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While we knew the Steelers needed cornerbacks coming into this draft, we also knew they really needed a strong safety, one who was not only smart enough but versatile enough to do the same things Mike Mitchell could do, someone who could play free and …

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James Harrison gets Steelers' attention with workouts and braids his beard
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James Harrison likes weights. He eats them, basically, a nice snack between protein shakes. This we know. But Harrison's inspired regimen, shown daily on Instagram, lends a window into his plans to return for a 14th NFL season. A Harrison retirement …

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Steelers add ten rookie free agents, to sign Gradkowski for year
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On Saturday, after selecting seven players in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to terms with ten undrafted rookie free agents who will report to rookie minicamp beginning next Friday. The Steelers selected cornerback Artie Burns and …

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