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Keith Butler wants a return to "Steeler" defense this season

After over a dozen years serving as an assistant, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator is finally getting his chance to put his own stamp on what has recently become a pretty porous unit. 343 more words

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Steelers Look To Send Message With A Physical Camp

So far, the 2015 version of the annual Steelers training camp has been combative and physical. The Steelers are looking to return to their physically intimidating roots and if early camp practices, which include goal line drills and backs on backers, is any indication, their opponents this season better stand by for pain. 1,295 more words


Strengths and weaknesses of the Cover 2 defensive scheme

For lack of a better cliché, the 2015 Steelers won’t be your father’s Steelers, particularly on the defensive side of the ball..

..except, yeah, they kind of will.   1,084 more words

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Steelers seeing more violence from Stephon Tuitt in camp

As the Steelers prepared to open training camp, some ten days or so ago, there appeared to be a number of questions as it related to the defense and in particular the defensive line. 646 more words

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Sean Spence is ready to inflict some pain on running backs this year

While the Pittsburgh linebacker stable lacks the top-end talent that’s been so evident in years prior, they do have one of the deepest, most experienced groups in the NFL.   237 more words

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Mike Tomlin to have increased involvement on defense in 2015

Things will look much different on the defensive side of the ball this season thanks to the  departure of Hall of Fame coach Dick LeBeau and the hiring of his replacement, Keith Butler. 380 more words

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Keith Butler: Shazier will share defensive quarterback duties with Timmons

The Pittsburgh Steelers middle linebackers cover pretty much the entire spectrum as far as experience goes, with the 29 year-old Lawrence Timmons serving as the elder statesman and the 22 year-old Ryan Shazier being the up-and-comer.  248 more words

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