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Steelers Dick LeBeau looks to improve on 16-2 mark against rookie quarterbacks in 2013

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Rookie Recap: AFC North

Steve Palazzolo presents the good, the bad and the injured from the AFC North’s rookie class….

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Steelers Rookie WR J.D. Woods Knows Just How Important Special Teams Is To His Future

On Tuesday, I listed Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver J.D. Woods as one of five undrafted players whom I think have a small chance to make the 53 man roster out of training camp this year. Woods certainly faces long odds, but he knows that if he is going to beat those odds, it will be because he’s able to not only contribute as a fifth or sixth wi…

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Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Shamarko Thomas groomed by veteran safeties

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected safety Sharmarko Thomas in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, it was clear that he would be groomed to be the heir apparent to take over for Steelers veterans Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu. Clark and Polamalu still have what it takes to be a defensive threat for the Steelers, but even they see the necessity…

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Polamalu And Clark Both Happy To Mentor Rookie Shamarko Thomas

During the Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory mini camp last week, defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau made it a point to praise safety Shamarko Thomas and linebacker Jarvis Jones when asked if it was too soon to tell if any of his young players had distinguished themselves yet throughout the offseason practices.

“I really like our young safety from Syra…

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Keith Butler has Steelers rookie Jarvis Jones learning the ropes

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler thinks that rookie Jarvis Jones has a lot to learn if he’s going to impress the likes of veterans LaMarr Woodley, Larry Foote and Lawrence Timmons.

Butler stresses that the Steelers defense has a deep learning curve for a player entering the league, and that’s something Jones will have to have do…

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Steelers rookie Markus Wheaton compared to Hines Ward

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Daniel Jeremiah compares Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton to former Pittsburgh great Hines Ward.
According to NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah, Wheaton is a player who will be worth watching once he arrives in Latrobe because he could be one of the steals of the NFL Draft.
While Wheaton …

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Report: Steelers Rookie CB Terry Hawthorne Needed Bone Chips Removed From Knee

Updating a report from earlier in the day, David Todd of ESPN 970 Radio has learned that Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Terry Hawthorne needed a procedure done on his injured knee to remove bone chips and that he could be sidelined until training camp as a result.

It was reported earlier on Wednesday by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review…

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Steelers Rookie CB Terry Hawthorne On Crutches Following Wednesday Practice

Unfortunately we have more injury news to pass along to you following the conclusion of the Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA practice of the 2013 season that took place on Wednesday. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is now reporting via Twitter that rookie cornerback Terry Hawthorne is on crutches with apparent right knee discomfort.


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Somebody Needs To Get Steelers Rookie QB Landry Jones A Terrible Towel, Pronto!

The first OTA session of the 2013 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers will get underway on Tuesday and I sure do hope that somebody gets rookie quarterback Landry Jones a Terrible Towel during the week, and more importantly, explains the history of it to him. Why? According to an interview that Jones did last week at the 17th Annual NFLPA Rookie Pre…

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