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All hope is on Steelers’ new blocking scheme to revive running game

The Pittsburgh Steelers might be doing away with some of their old blocking scheme, and from what center Maurkice Pouncey sees so far makes him a believer that it would be best for the team.

In the first few weeks of OTAs, offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. has been using an zone, one-cut blocking style, similar ot the Denver Broncos used und...

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Heisman winner Smith looking to revive career

Former Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith is hoping to revive his NFL career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Smith hasn't played in the NFL since being cut by the San Francisco 49ers following the 2010 season. He last played with the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League.

Smith will have to beat out veterans Byron Leftwich and Charlie Batch to make the team, but he says he's up to the challenge. Smith captured the Heisman in 2006 after leading Ohio State to a spot in the national championship game.

The 27-year-old Smith says he's not sure why his career hasn't panned out, but doesn't view his Heisman win as a burden because of all the doors it opened for him on both a personal and professional level.

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