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June 22, 2017

Interview with Steelers WR Demarcus Ayers

First, tell us a bit about how this offseason differs from last one for you? Well it’s not so much new just more competition. It’s been more competitive as a team this year versus last year. We had great attendance in OTAs and mini-camp – they key players showed up … Read Article →

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June 20, 2017

Interview with Steelers DL Lavon Hooks

First, you were a good basketball player in high school and college. Why chose football? I was too short for my position – I was a center. I took on football but I was new to it – it was  a challenge. Happy about the decision? I’m definitely happy. I … Read Article →

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June 18, 2017

Interview with Tribune-Review Steelers Reporter Chris Adamski

Chris Adamski (@C_AdamskiTrib) takes us around the horn on the Steelers squad to discuss depth and roster questions/issues early in the offseason. First, let’s start with defense and the scheme  – inn speaking with some of the players this week it seems like the one common theme on defense is improved … Read Article →

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June 14, 2017

Interview with Steelers TE Phazahn Odom

First, I know you’re in between OTA’s and camp. What are you doing with yourself now? Well, I’m in New York and just took my finals – I happy – I did really well. I know I have  rookie development soon. Then camp after that. You just wrapped up OTA’s … Read Article →

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June 13, 2017

Pittsburgh Pantheon of Sports – Best Championship % of all Cities Since 1970

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June 09, 2017

Interview with former Steeler Carlos Emmons

With SteelCityUnderground, I interview former Steelers LB Carlos Emmons on making the transition  as a rookie outside linebacker to the NFL, pass rush techniques, frustrations of dropping into coverage, mentors and more. CARLOS EMMONS Read more interviews by former Steelers via the book Steelers Takeaways: Player Memories Through the Decades.  To … Read Article →

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June 03, 2017

J.T. Thomas Discusses DB Play with the Current and 70’s Steelers Teams

We had the opportunity to interview former Steeler cornerback JT Thomas on Steel Nation Radio Presented By Steelers Takeaways.  Thomas was an All-Pro CB and part of all four Steeler Super Bowls in the 70′s and knows a thing or two about playing in the secondary, an area the Steelers … Read Article →

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June 01, 2017

Training Camp Stories by Former Steelers

Donovan Woods: “I think I was really just a training camp body, but I just wanted an opportunity.  I thought I would be playing inside but they put me at outside in mini-camp so I was outside. There were a ton of guys I thought. Though I played outside all … Read Article →

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May 10, 2017

Kyle Jolly, Steelers Offensive Lineman, 2010-2011

First, can you tell readers about your post-NFL career as you establish your coaching career? After I finished with the NFL I became a graduate assistant Coach at Old Dominion University, coaching the offensive line, I was there for three years and ended up as the tight ends coach and … Read Article →

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May 03, 2017

Steelers Draft Stories

This is one of the most exciting times for Steelers fans as they build towards another Super Bowl run! In celebration of the draft, here are some of the exciting and personal draft stories of some  former Steelers. With over 400 interviews, Steelers Takeaways  tells the personal draft stories of a hundreds of former players, … Read Article →

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