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Shamarko Thomas expects to be fined for hits in his rookie season

When scouts wrote the book on safety Shamarko Thomas heading into the draft this year, one of the leading takeaways was that Thomas was a big hitter. He’s only 5-foot-9, but Thomas runs fast and uses his body to regularly generate massive collisions with opposing players. The Steelers selected him in the fourth round with…ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers rookie Shamarko Thomas prepared to be fined by the NFL for big hits

Pittsburgh drafted Shamarko Thomas in the fourth round of the 2013 draft. Steelers fans are going to like the hard-hitting safety. His style of play is going make him a fan favorite.
Thomas told Tim Robinson of pilotonline.com “I’m gonna get some fines, I’m not gonna lie. That’s just how I play. It’s football.”
Thomas already sounds lik…

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Steelers Rookie S Shamarko Thomas Predicts He Will Get Fined For Future Hits

Over the last several years, the NFL has been cracking down more and more on hits by defensive players and former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison certainly has received his share of fines and even a one-game suspension as a result of his actions. There is one Steelers rookie; however, that expects to have his paycheck docked by the le…

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Sporting News Thinks Pittsburgh Steelers Have a Shot at Rookie of the Year Award

Sporting News released their top twenty candidates for the 2013 NFL rookie of the year award. Of those twenty players two are Steelers’ rookies and both rank in the top four on their list. The last time the Steelers had a rookie of the year was 2004 when Ben Roethlisberger won the award. Pittsburgh has had three rookie of the year’s on each sid…

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A Look At Steelers Rookie LB Jarvis Jones 14 Sacks At Georgia In 2012

I was asked if I had a breakdown of all the sacks that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones had last season at Georgia and while I have seen them all before, I went back and pulled them and made animated gifs out of them for you.

While I didn’t get real thorough in my annotations of each, I have included what to look for on each of t…

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Poll: What Steelers Rookie OTHER Than Jarvis Jones Are You Most Excited About Seeing In 2013?

What Steelers Rookie OTHER Than Jarvis Jones Are You Most Excited About Seeing In 2013?…

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Is Pittsburgh Steelers Rookie Shamarko Thomas Too Small for the NFL?

One of the main reasons Syracuse safety Shamarko Thomas was still avaliable in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft was his height. Thomas is considered very short by NFL standards at 5’9″, despite the fact he stands an inch taller than the average male based on Livestrong.com’s numbers. The above picture shows Thomas next to Hall of Fame s…

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Will Jarvis Jones Outshine Fellow Rookie Barkevious Mingo In 2013?

Sure there’s no way to tell as of yet, but it sure is fun to start thinking about how two of the higher profile rookies on the defensive side of the ball in 2013 will fare – Steelers LB Jarvis Jones and Browns LB Barkevious Mingo. The two players were chosen 10 spots apart in […]…

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Steelers reportedly believe Jarvis Jones has a chance to start as a rookie

According to the National Football Post, the Steelers believe rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones has a chance to start at some point this season. Pittsburgh coaches and officials weren’t exactly thrilled when first-round linebacker Jarvis Jones showed up for early offseason workouts with a hamstring injury, a problem that cropped up, he said, during …

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Rookie LB Jarvis Jones Says He Fully Understands The Steeler Way

It’s been exactly two months now since the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, and the rookie said in a Tuesday morning interview on NFL AM that he certainly understands what the organization expects from him moving forward.

“When you walk in the building you can feel the intensity…

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