The Steelers’ once dominant defensive unit struggled mightily last season, posting one of the poorest overall performances Pittsburgh has seen in well over a decade. Despite the obvious downfalls and ineffective play, the Steelers have a lot to be excited about as far as their defensive front is concerned, with youth, depth and several established veterans leading the way into a new era of Pittsburgh football. 446 more words
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When the Steelers promoted former linebackers coach Keith Butler to defensive coordinator to replace the departed Dick LeBeau, if left question mark surrounding the future of Pittsburgh’s defensive philosophy. 353 more words
The Pittsburgh Steelers defense struggled last season. In other news, grass is green.
Although Pittsburgh’s defensive woes in 2014 have been well-documented, it’s irresponsible to make light of the situation. 297 more words
Over the last couple of years, defensive end Cam Heyward has gone from a rising member of the Steelers defense to one of their longest-tenured players. 184 more words
Dick LeBeau is already gone. Ike Taylor, Troy Polamalu, James Harrison and Brett Keisel may not be coming back to the Steelers defense.
Two of those Steelers are free agents and can sign with other teams come Tuesday, Taylor and Harrison. 276 more words