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May 09, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers UDFA RB Jarvion Franklin

First, let us know how it’s going – how are you handling the craziness of the moment? Oh yeah, just to comment on the craziness. It’s been the craziest week of my life. On Thursday I was in Kalamazoo getting my graduation picture taken. Then I went to a graduation … Read Article →

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May 07, 2018

Exclusive with UDFA Steelers Tight End Pharoah McKever

First – let us know how you are getting ready for camp! I’m just here in Miami. I was in New York for the draft and came back to Miami. I’ve been working with my strength and conditioning coach, staying in shape for camp. I’m actually on the field now. … Read Article →

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May 04, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers Camp Invite WR Damoun Patterson

First, can you let us know how it’s going -how are you keeping up with the craziness so far – what’s next for you? Well, I got the invite for the Steelers mini-camp. I’ll leave next Thursday – it’s from the eleventh to the thirteenth. Right now I’m preparing by … Read Article →

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May 02, 2018

Exclusive with UDFA Steelers CB Trey Johnson

First, can you let us know how it’s going -how are you keeping up with the craziness so far? It definitely has been crazy. I watched the draft every round, and was nervous going into it. I was disappointed not getting drafted but I’m happy with the chance. I wish … Read Article →

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April 30, 2018

Exclusive with Steelers UDFA OLB Olasunkanmi Adeniyi

First, tell me why you chose to sign with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent? Well, the team showed me some love before the draft. Joey Porter liked me and I think he probably lobbied for me in the meeting room. The system is perfect for me. Playing in … Read Article →

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April 30, 2018

Past Steelers Undrafted Free Agents Tell Their Stories:

Donnie Shell: “I was not drafted in 1974 but I received three opportunities to sign as an undrafted free agent. The opportunities were with the Denver Broncos, Houston Oilers and Pittsburgh Steelers. I had kind of made up my mind to sign with the Denver Broncos because they signed my … Read Article →

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April 23, 2018

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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April 20, 2018

Celebrating Ernie Stautner

Quotes from former Steelers we’ve interviewed about Ernie Stautner that played with him in the 50’s: Dick Lasse: “Ernie Stautner was the toughest lineman in the league. He had a tremendous desire and work ethic. Everyone looked up to him with respect. He had the best forearm. He could deal … Read Article →

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April 16, 2018

Congratulations to Former Steelers OLB James Harrison on His Retirement – See What Former Steelers Have Said About Him:

Sean McHugh: “After my first week in Pittsburgh my wife arrived with my son and we were eating dinner in Cranberry when James Harrison was eating there as well and stopped by our table and introduced himself to my wife and told us that if we needed anything to let … Read Article →

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April 16, 2018

Exclusive with Mel Blount, Steelers Cornerback, 1970-1983

First, I spoke with former Steeler CJ Goodwin a short while ago and he praised the Youth Home and how it helped him. How did you get started with the youth home – what inspired the idea – and how has the team and city helped the youth home succeed? … Read Article →

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