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The future of Pittsburgh’s defense is led by its former first round pick.
No, not the linebackers.
There’s more chatter coming from defensive end Cam Heyward than there has been in recent years. 319 more words
For years, the Pittsburgh defensive line has played wingman for the linebackers; they’ve done the dirty work and played a huge part in the overall success of the unit, but they haven’t received the glory or recognition. 409 more words
Keith Butler’s promotion ushered in a new era for the Steelers defense, but the two men who were promoted to fill his vacant spot as the linebackers coaches could combine to provide a level of depth in the coaching ranks the teams hasn’t experienced. 272 more words
There was a point during the 2014 football season when Ike Taylor realized his 12th NFL season would be his last. The veteran cornerback officially announced his retirement in April, a few days after Troy Polamalu—his teammate since the Steelers drafted them both in 2003—did the same. 2,323 more words