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The Steelers flipped the script on day two of the 2013 NFL Draft, focusing on the offense and filling two major needs on that side of the ball. Pittsburgh grabbed a big running back in Le’Veon Bell in the second round, and speedster receiver Markus Wheaton in the third.
04/26/2013 - 21:04
Kenneth Torgent
Former Pitt and Johnstown back provides depth and special teams experience
04/26/2013 - 17:13
Tony DeFazio
Just one year after being on the receiving end of what was considered a steal in offensive guard David DeCastro, the Steelers had another coveted player fall their way in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
04/25/2013 - 23:26
Kenneth Torgent
Kevin Colbert has been the Steelers general manager since 2000. In that time, he's put together three Super Bowl rosters, including two championship teams. He's also drafted his share of duds.
04/25/2013 - 12:29
Tony DeFazio
The Steelers pick 17th in Thursday's NFL Draft, and PSR beat writer Ken Torgent has some thoughts on what we should expect once the clock starts ticking.
04/24/2013 - 17:34
Kenneth Torgent
It is difficult to say what is most impressive about Rontez Miles. The 6-1, 210-pound defensive back out of Cal-PA seems to be the full package. He has the heart, attitude, and athletic ability—with a staggering amount of awards and titles to prove it—and the National Football League has taken notice.
04/23/2013 - 14:25
Shelby Cassesse
The combine is over. Pro days are have ended. NFL general managers, scouts and coaches are preparing their final boards. PSR rates the top 30 players available in this week’s NFL Draft.
04/22/2013 - 20:59
Sam Oliff
West Virginia will lead the parade of local college players on draft day this season, with potential first-rounders in quarterback Geno Smith and receiver Tavon Austin. PSR takes a look at the Mountaineers, as well as prospects from Pitt, Penn State and elsewhere.
04/21/2013 - 12:12
Tony DeFazio
The NFL Draft is days away and the Steelers have multiple needs to fill. The departure of multiple free agents, at receiver, running back, linebacker and defensive back have left voids at those positions. Which way will the Steelers go?
04/20/2013 - 13:33
Tony DeFazio
Steelers to play Vikings in London in late September
04/18/2013 - 21:04
PSR Staff
Restricted free agent nose tackle agrees to three-year deal
04/18/2013 - 15:03
PSR Staff
Team matches Patriots offer sheet for veteran wide receiver
04/14/2013 - 21:30
PSR Staff
Veteran inside linebacker set to return
04/03/2013 - 12:33
PSR Staff
Traditionally, the Steelers are among the least-active teams in free agency each offseason and, so far, the 2013 campaign has been no different.
04/02/2013 - 16:15
Kenneth Torgent
Former Steelers’ standouts Jerome Bettis and Kevin Greene will have to wait at least another year to take their place in the NFL Hall of Fame, as neither was chosen to join the seven standouts selected to make the trip to Canton, OH, this year.
03/29/2013 - 17:09
Shelby Cassesse
It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
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The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
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A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
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Pirates' righthander Charlie Morton put an exclamation point on his recovery from Tommy John surgery in 2012 with the best major league season of his career, posting 7-4 record with a 3.26 ERA.
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The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
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The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
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Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
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The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
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