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Wednesday Apr 9 | Rant Sports

2014 NFL Draft: Updating the Pittsburgh Steelers' Top 5 Needs

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be looking to get back to the playoffs in 2014, and having a good draft next month can help them with that cause.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

Comparing 1st Round Playmakers at the "Other" Positions

Here is a chess problem for your friend the Steelers draftnik. Use the team needs at ILB, TE, and OL as a tiebreaker for some likely 1st Round prospects: what is the winning position? "Need" exists at any spot where the Steelers will certainly need a player who can start in his sophomore year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Heath Miller, Justin Brown, Cortez Allen, Ike Taylor, NFL Players

Behind The Steel Curtain

2014 NFL Draft: Cornerbacks list goes Justin Gilbert 1, Darqueze Dennard 1a, according to Mel Kiper

The ESPN draft analyst feels this will be the year the Steelers take a cornerback in the first round.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Mike Adams, Cortez Allen, Jerricho Cotchery, NFL Players, Emmanuel Sanders

Tue Apr 01, 2014

NFL

Steelers sign corner McCain to 1-year deal

Cornerback Brice McCain lasted just one season under a three-year, $5.25 million contract signed with the Houston Texans last March.

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Post-gazette.com

Steelers add veteran CB from Houston

McCain will receive a $730,000 salary and a $65,000 signing bonus but count less on their cap, $635,000, because he will be among those designated as minimum salary benefit players.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cortez Allen, Ike Taylor, NFL Players, Houston Texans

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NFL to test new extra point in preseason

ORLANDO, Fla. The National Football League owners today agreed to use the first two preseason games to experiment with a new extra-point arrangement that will move teams back to the 20-yard line after a touchdown.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

Steelers Scouts at University of Maine Pro Day, CB Kendall James one to watch

James has athleticism and technical skill, he just doesn't have size. Stick in him a weight room and a buffet, he could develop into a solid nickel corner.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Sports Media 101

Pittsburgh Steelers Could Look at Multiple Cornerbacks in the Draft

Steelers 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Pittsburgh Steelers as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cortez Allen, Ike Taylor, NFL Players, LaMarr Woodley, Jerricho Cotchery

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NFL Owners Meeting / Extra point up for discussion

While National Football League owners will consider a proposal to push the extra-point attempt back to the 25-yard line, Steelers president Art Rooney II would rather see the league consider the idea advanced by his coach, Mike Tomlin, who advocates moving the ball closer - to the 1-yard line.

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

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