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4 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

Brown aims for repeat of 2013

It's fitting in a way. Five years into a blossoming career, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver is playing the role of dad - OK, maybe slightly older brother - to a group long on talent but short on experience.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Martavis Bryant, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Markus Wheaton, NFL Players, Hines Ward

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Steelers Notebook: Role as a backup not so easy

It's not bad work if you can get it. Steelers backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski earned $1 million last season and never played in a game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Michael Palmer, Rob Blanchflower, NFL Players, Bruce Gradkowski

Behind The Steel Curtain

Le'Veon Bell returns to training camp practice as LeGarrette Blount exits

Bell returns in time to give Blount a break as the Steelers continue to mix around their running backs with just nine days before the preseason opener.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Le'Veon Bell, NFL Players, Alvester Alexander

ABC 27

Latest Pennsylvania sports

Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Lawrence Timmons

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Rookie on a Rampage

Some coaches looked at Shazier's 6-foot-1 frame with plenty of room to grow and saw a defensive end.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ramon Foster, NFL Players

The Miami Herald

Speedy rookie LB Shazier making quick impression

The 15th overall pick in this year's draft is drawing raves from teammates and coaches for his speed and athleticism.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Lawrence Timmons

Behind The Steel Curtain

Continuity the final piece of the Steelers' Project Running Game

Project Manager/offensive line coach Mike Munchak will lead the Steelers' ground game back to prominence, but continuity, as Le'Veon Bell said, will be the key in that initiative.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Le'Veon Bell, NFL Players, Mike Adams, Alvester Alexander, Maurkice Pouncey

NicePickCowher

Two Pittsburgh Steelers Fantasy Football Sleepers

May 3, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 sixth round draft pick receiver Justin Brown participates in drills during Steelers rookie mincamp and orientation at the UPMC Sports Complex.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Justin Brown, NFL Players, Dri Archer, Lance Moore, Le'Veon Bell

Post-gazette.com

Gene Collier: Steelers' 1974 draft won't ever be matched

An outsized portion of the early chatter in Latrobe this week got powered by first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier, the 21-year-old linebacker whose explosiveness confounded veteran running back LeGarrette Blount in the rumbly annual rumba called the backs-on-backers drill.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Shazier, NFL Players

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

Steelers RB Josh Harris fumed after not being drafted, blamed Wake Forest coaches

After going undrafted newly signed Steelers running back Josh Harris sounded off on his coaching staff, accusing them of spreading false accusations through NFL coaches and scouts.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Wake Forest Demon Deacons NCAA Football, Wake Forest University NCAA, NCAA Football, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Le'Veon Bell, NFL Players, Dri Archer

USA Today

Steelers counting on Munchak to revive run game

Steelers counting on O-line guru Mike Munchak to revive run game Hall of Famer and former Titans coach charged with molding O-line, reviving dormant run game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Dri Archer, Antwon Blake, Le'Veon Bell, Maurkice Pouncey

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Steelers' Bell looking for bigger things in 2014

Le'Veon Bell kept watching the tape over and over, equal parts pleased and puzzled by what he saw.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Isaac Redman, Le'Veon Bell, Felix Jones, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger

Behind The Steel Curtain

Steelers Ryan Shazier living up to the hype so far

If any Steelers rookie needed to show his mettle in the team's first padded practice, it was Ryan Shazier.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Shazier, NFL Players, Jordan Zumwalt, Rob Blanchflower

News Observer

Ron Cook: Ben Roethlisberger eyes prize above deal

In Ben Roethlisberger's perfect world, he gets a rich contract extension before the NFL season opens Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger, AFC, AFC North, Cleveland Browns, Dri Archer

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp: Shazier vs Blount highlights first 'backs on backers' session

With the Steelers strapping their pads on today, rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier asserts himself early in his NFL career against established veteran LeGarrette Blount.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Shazier, NFL Players, New England Patriots

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Unpredictable Steelers look to return to form

Unpredictable Steelers look to return to form Back-to-back .500 seasons have Pittsburgh searching for answers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Troy Polamalu, NFL Players, Heath Miller, Antwon Blake, Duce Staley

Behind The Steel Curtain

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell leaves practice with hamstring tightness

Second year running back Le'Veon Bell left practice today with tightness in his hamstring.

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NicePickCowher

Pittsburgh Steelers Offense Looking Good Already

Jul 26, 2014; Latrobe, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger participates in drills during training camp at Saint Vincent College.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Justin Brown, NFL Players, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Lance Moore, Markus Wheaton

Fri Jul 25, 2014

TheCourier.com

Pro Football: Big Ben contract talks are on hold

The Pittsburgh Steelers want to reward Ben Roethlisberger for the two Super Bowls he's already won while also making sure the talent around their quarterback is good enough to make a legitimate run at a third ring.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, AFC, AFC North, Lance Moore, Alvester Alexander, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger

BleacherReport

Pittsburgh Steelers: Grading Every Position Unit at the Start of Camp

In doling out grades for any NFL team's position groups, it's doubtful that you'll find many A's in the bunch.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger, Heath Miller, Landry Jones, Bruce Gradkowski

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