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Let Sanders Go? Colin Dunlap Says Not So Fast

(Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)Colin Dunlap says think before letting Emmanuel Sanders go.CBS Pittsburgh » Steelers

Not so fast on Emmanuel Sanders to New England

When we passed along the report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette saying Emmanuel Sanders had signed an offer sheet with the Patriots, we noted that there was no information about the terms of Sanders’ offer sheet, and that no other media outlets had confirmed the report. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, there’s a good reason forR...

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Steelers Free Agency: Midnight coming fast for Ramon Foster

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Harrison talks with Steelers getting nowhere fast

James Harrison apparently wants to be a Steeler. The Steelers might like that too, but not at his current salary. The difference between those two positions might make Harrison a former Steeler soon. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, negotiations on a restructured deal haven’t gotten anywhere, increasing the odds the lineb...

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Browns deal on “fast track”

Although prospective Browns owner Jimmy Haslam hasn’t said anything in the 24 hours or so since word emerged of his effort to swap out a minority share in the Steelers for controlling interest in the Browns, he could be taking center stage in Cleveland, soon. A source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that…

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David DeCastro, Alameda Ta’amu Fast, Powerful Friends Long Before Being Drafted By Pittsburgh

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There are many reasons why rookies in the NFL may struggle in adapting to the pro version of the game. One of which is a lack of familiarity of the people with whom they're doing battle on the field.

Steelers first round pick, OG David DeCastro and fourth round pick, NT Alameda Ta'amu, may not have to worry about that as much. They have a history of competing against each other dating back to high school.

DeCastro and Ta'amu both attended high school in the Seattle area (DeCastro at Bellevue High School and Ta'amu from Rainier Beach), and were roommates together at a high school all-star football game in California back in 2007.

When the two made their college choices, DeCastro elected to attend Stanford due to its sterling academic reputation. Ta'amu stayed in-state, and played four years for the hometown Huskies.

The two squared off In 2009-11, with Stanford thrashing the Huskies all three times. The Cardinal rushed for 446 yards in their final meeting, a 65-21 thrashing of the visiting Huskies.

Per a Seattle Times article leading up to the game, the two appear to be respectful of each other, and still maintain a level of friendliness.

Of Ta'amu:

Whatever happens, Ta'amu says he'll warmly shake DeCastro's hand afterward. "That's my boy right there," he said this week.

And DeCastro:

"He's a great guy," DeCastro said of Ta'amu.

The familiarity they share with each other will serve them well as they compete against each other, hopefully for the Steelers, for a very long time.



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NFL scouting combine: Athletic, fast TEs are hard to find

Tight ends are having a dramatic impact on the NFL, but they are getting hard to find in college football because of the spread offense.

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McPolamalu’s? New Troy Polamalu Fast Food Restaurant Is All About LYFE

Troy Polamalu a fast food cook? No, but the Pittsburgh Steelers all-everything strong safety is now in the fast food business, but it is healthy fast food. Polamalu is a part owner in a new restaurant in Palo Alto, California called LYFE Kitchen, and it's a healthy fast food restaurant that was the brain child of Polamalu himself.

Polamalu was interviewed by Gary Radnich of KRON 4 News in San Francisco on Friday to talk a little about his role in the restaurant that started as an idea of his. Radnich asked Polamalu about how he got involved with LYFE Kitchen and Polamalu said, "Actually it was Read more [...]

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