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Steelers Film Room: LeSean McCoy Touchdown Part Of Eagles Packaged Plays

When Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has his offense firing on all cylinders, it really is fun to watch. Kelly is a master of doing a lot out of one formation with very interchangeable personnel. Packaged plays. Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Eagles first touchdown to running back LeSean McCoy was not […]

Steelers Film Room: So’oto Swats, Swims, Sacks, Strips

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Vic So’oto effectively won the game Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills thanks to his strip sack fumble late in the fourth quarter. Here is a quick look at that play. Lined up outside of the tight end, So’oto gets off the ball well at the snap. This is second-round draft […]

Steelers Film Room: 73 Yard Touchdown Run By Giants RB Rashad Jennings

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense gave up quite a few double explosive plays last season and in their 2014 preseason opener Saturday night against the New York Giants, the first-team defense allowed running back Rashad Jennings to scamper 73 yards for a score. I have an animated gif of the play below and it’s pretty clear […]

Steelers Vs. Panthers: Player Snap Counts

29 August 2014

Below are the player snap counts for the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night preseason game against the Carolina Panthers, according to the gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our game charting. OFFENSE PLAYER POS OFF SNAPS % ST SNAPS % W.Johnson T 57 100% 0 0% D.Heyward-Bey WR 47 82% 1 5% […]

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Clarifying The Injured Reserve, Designated For Return Rules

29 August 2014

I think several people are still confused about the injured reserve/designated rule as a few of you have emailed to ask if Pittsburgh Steelers rookies Jordan Zumwalt or Shaquille Richardson will be placed on it. First, teams are only allowed to designate one player a season to return after being placed on injured reserve, so using […]

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New NFL Policy On Domestic Violence Was The Right Move, Genuine Or Not

29 August 2014

Yesterday, the league officially announced that it has revised its policies when it comes to disciplining NFL personnel involved in issues of domestic violence. The stress here is on all personnel within the league’s employ, not just the players. Under the new policy, a first offense for a player violating the personal conduct policy pertaining […]

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Steelers Test Whether Size Matters With Big Nickel

29 August 2014

As several venues have written about since last week’s poor showing by the Pittsburgh Steelers in a 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Steelers have been cramming the nickel defense down offenses’ throats in the preseason. The only problem is that opposing offenses have been eating it up. When the Steelers go to their […]

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David Paulson Hasn’t Done Enough To Lose

29 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers gave veteran tight end Michael Palmer the opportunity to start last night against the Carolina Panthers, and it almost seems as though everybody lost sight of him once he threw a strong lead block on the end around to Markus Wheaton for 15 yards that they ran to open the game. It […]

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Bottom Of Wide Receiver Depth Chart Gets Blocked Up

29 August 2014

Throughout the offseason, I’ve been fairly consistent in maintaining that the Pittsburgh Steelers could carry six wide receivers into this season, despite the fact that Dri Archer is as much a receiver as he is a running back. I believe that most of my roster predictions have included six wide receivers, and I believe that […]

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Bryan: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Final Edition

29 August 2014

Now that the preseason games are behind us, it’s finally time for me to predict the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster and 10 man practice squad for the 2014 season. A few injuries that took place Thursday night might shake things up just a little bit, but luckily we have clarity as far as the […]

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Steelers Vs. Panthers: Winners And Losers

29 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their third preseason game of the 2014 season Thursday night to the Carolina Panthers and after one quick pass back through the game replay, here is just a small sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Fell free to add your own in the comments below that you […]

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Steelers Blanked By Panthers In Preseason Finale

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers closed out their 2014 preseason by getting shut-out at home by the Carolina Panthers 10-0 in a game that featured a lot of sloppy play by both teams. The Panthers got on the scoreboard early as they drove 62 yards on 14 plays against the Steelers starting defense on the opening possession […]

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Steelers Injury Report Following Loss To Panthers

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their 2014 preseason finale Thursday night to the Carolina Panthers and after the game head coach Mike Tomlin updated the injury situation during his post game press conference. According to Tomlin, rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant suffered an AC sprain to his right shoulder and cornerback Brice McCain suffered a right […]

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Report: Steelers LS Greg Warren Cleared To Play In Season Opener Against Browns

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost 10-0 to the Carolina Panthers Thursday night in their preseason finale, but some good news surfaced after the game. According to Adam Crowley of Steelers Nation Radio, long snapper Greg Warren told him after the game that he’s been cleared to play after suffering a meniscus injury a few weeks ago […]

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Steelers vs Panthers Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers trail the Carolina Panthers by a score of 3-0, the “first-team” defense allowing a field goal drive on the opening possession, but holding firm for the rest of the first half. The Steelers will receive after deferring to halftime. Dayonne Nunley took a knee in the end zone to give Landry Jones and the Steelers the […]

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Steelers CB Brice McCain Leaves Panthers Game With Groin Injury

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers are losing a lot of players to injuries during their preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers as backup cornerback Brice McCain has now suffered a groin injury and will not return. McCain, who signed with the Steelers during the offseason, hopped off of the field on one leg during the second quarter […]

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Steelers S Mike Mitchell Leaves Panthers Game With Leg Injury

28 August 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell has left the Thursday night game against the Carolina Panthers with an apparent injury. Mitchell reportedly suffered a right leg injury and is listed as probable to return. The Steelers first team defense looks done for the night so it will be surprising if Mitchell plays the rest of the […]

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Steelers Rookie WR Martavis Bryant Leaves Panthers Game With Shoulder Injury

28 August 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant has left the Thursday night preseason game against the Carolina Panthers with an apparent injury. Bryant suffered a right shoulder injury and reportedly will not return to the game. Bryant caught a pass on the opening drive with Steelers trailing the Panthers 3-0. Landry Jones got the start […]

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Steelers vs Panthers First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers fell on their collective faces during last week’s ‘dress rehearsal’ for the regular season, which might result in some extended encore performances from select starters, though many will also be sitting out. As they so often do, they close out their preseason schedule against the Carolina Panthers. There are a few jobs up for […]

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Steelers Draft Picks Zumwalt, Richardson Out For Preseason Finale

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Carolina Panthers Thursday night at Heinz Field in their 2014 preseason finale and two of their draft picks won’t dress one again due to injuries. Linebacker Jordan Zumwalt (groin) and cornerback Shaquille Richardson (knee) will miss yet another game Thursday night, according to Scott Brown of ESPN.com. Both […]

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Steelers Film Room: T Kelvin Beachum Against The Eagles

28 August 2014

By Alex Kozora A breakdown of the play of Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Kelvin Beachum against the Philadelphia Eagles last Thursday night. THE GOOD 1. 3rd and 6, 11:51 1st. Beachum’s punch is too poor and too high, closer to the helmet of defensive end Brandon Graham. It looks like Graham is going to be able to slip past and hit the edge. But […]

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Steelers Film Room: Rookie TE Rob Blanchflower Against The Eagles

28 August 2014

By Alex Kozora A breakdown of the play of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie tight end Rob Blanchflower against the Philadelphia Eagles last Thursday night. THE GOOD 1. 3rd and 7, 13:23 4th. He releases late on his route but the area to focus on here is his chip. Rookie defensive lineman Taylor Hart loops around on a stunt and Blanchflower […]

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Steelers vs Panthers – What I’m Watching For On Defense

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers were embarrassed last week in their 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, what was supposed to be a dress rehearsal for the regular season. Despite that, however, it doesn’t seem as though the coaching staff is overly concerned with forcing a few extra reps onto the starting units, particularly on the offensive […]

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Steelers vs Panthers – What I’m Watching For On Offense

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers were embarrassed last week in their 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, what was supposed to be a dress rehearsal for the regular season. Despite that, however, it doesn’t seem as though the coaching staff is overly concerned with forcing extra reps onto the starting units, particularly on the offensive side of […]

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12 Steelers Players To Watch Closely In The Preseason Finale

28 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will close out their 2014 preseason schedule Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field and below are several players worth keeping a close eye on in this game. Darrius Heyward-Bey – After the praise that Heyward-Bey received from head coach Mike Tomlin during his Tuesday press conference, I expect that […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Martavis Bryant

28 August 2014

Although the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t necessarily counting on rookie receiver Martavis Bryant to become an integral part of the offense in his first year, Ben Roethlisberger and the rest of the offense would certainly like to see him force his way into the equation. His performances thus far in the first three preseason games have […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Wesley Johnson

28 August 2014

For the second game in a row, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson logged significant time at center, and once again, he acquitted himself well, played above the line, and undoubtedly inspired another cliché or two in the process. It’s not that Johnson is vying for a starting job or anything of that nature, […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Ben Roethlisberger Mistakes

28 August 2014

In the first two preseason games, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was not asked to carry out many difficult throws, but he was proficient. In his four drives, he completed nine of 13 passes for 174 yards and two touchdowns while avoiding sacks. The offense scored 17 points on those four drives. Against the Philadelphia […]

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Panthers Will Have Three Familiar Faces Playing On Offense Thursday Night

28 August 2014

The Carolina Panthers will take on the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night at Heinz Field to close out the preseason for both teams and we’ll get a chance to see a few familiar faces on their offensive side of the football in this game. Jerricho Cotchery – After spending the last three seasons in Pittsburgh with […]

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