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Big Ben, 1st-Team Offense Short And Sweet In Preseason Debut

While the Pittsburgh Steelers’ junior varsity offense could muster just three scoring drives and a total of 13 points, with the sole touchdown aided by a turnover deep in enemy territory, the defending AFC North champion’s starting squad looked to be in mid-season form, going one-and-one with a short and…


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C.J. Goodwin Bounces Back With Big Catches Through Big Hits

Last night was a bit of a big night for Pittsburgh Steelers first-year wide receiver C.J. Goodwin, who is seeing his first game action this preseason since playing college ball. Goodwin joined the team late in the offseason last year and did not log any time on offense during the…



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Steelers Allow Late Touchdown, Fall to Jaguars 23-21

Through two preseason games, the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff has made one thing abundantly clear: they want to believe in Landry Jones. The question is, has he given them any reason to? While there were certainly a few bright spots to the third-year quarterback’s performance on Friday night in Jacksonville,…


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Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Jaguars Winners/Losers

Your winners and losers from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-21 preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. WINNERS:  James Harrison: The 37 year old got his first game action this year after officially joining practice on Tuesday. He responded with a sack, his classic rip move under Luke Joeckel to sack and create a…


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Steelers vs Jaguars Live Update And Discussion Thread: Second Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the third quarter of their second preseason game trailing by a score of 17-8 after the first-team offense jumped off to a fast start but the defense struggled. Blake Bortles scrambled for a five-yard touchdown, Chad Henne took advantage of a mixup in the secondary for a 31-yard…


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Steelers vs Jaguars Live Update And Discussion Thread: First Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers travel down south to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in what for them will be their second preseason game after participating in the Hall of Fame game on Sunday night, where they lost, 14-3, while resting most of their starters. The Steelers will be dressing close to a full…


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Jacksonville Game Restores Memories Of When The Steelers Kicked Off The AFC

Though player jobs are won and lost and season-affecting injuries occur, preseason football is generally looked upon as meaningless. That was certainly the case the last time prior to tonight the Pittsburgh Steelers played a preseason game in Jacksonville. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette didn’t even send down a reporter to cover…


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Steelers/Jaguars: Five Matchups To Watch

Five Matchups To Watch will be a weekly series run before each Pittsburgh Steelers game, becoming more in-depth once the regular season is underway. In this piece I’ll highlight several of the better one-on-one or unit battles to watch during the game, but not in the way you’re accustomed to…


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Steelers Vs. Jaguars: Seven Players To Watch Closely Friday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Jacksonville Jaguars Friday night and after a lackluster showing in their preseason opener Sunday night in the Hall of Fame, we should see the healthy starters in action early on in this game. Below is a list of seven players that I intend on…


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Audio: Thursday 8/13 Interview With David Todd On 970 ESPN

Thursday afternoon, I had an interview with David Todd on 970 ESPN and we discussed several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers as they prepare to play their second preseason game Friday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars. We talk a little about the game against the Minnesota Vikings, notable defensive changes,…



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Steelers Film Room: Reading The Triangle

Look, I know the offensive line isn’t a sexy thing to talk about. And with five moving parts that have to work together as one, it can be really hard to evaluate sometimes. Even in a supposedly “vanilla” preseason game, judging whose to blame isn’t as easy. I know I…


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Steelers Vs Jaguars: What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers play their second preseason game tonight against the Jacksonville Jaguars. They were on the losing end of a 14-3 final score in the Hall of Fame game, but their biggest loss came with the season-ending knee injury suffered by catcher Shaun Suisham. It goes without saying that…


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Steelers Vs Vikings Film Room: L.T. Walton

Though Pittsburgh Steelers rookie sixth-round draft pick L.T. Walton had been running as the second-team left defensive end for the length of the offseason, his chances of making the roster improved following the move to place Clifton Geathers on injured reserve, in light of Cam Thomas’ training camp performance. Unsurprisingly,…