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Steelers 4th Quarter Defensive Stats Versus Rest Of NFL

Although the Steelers defense ranks well overall in statistical categories, they are deceiving rankings as we all know. All you need to do is look at the Steelers defensive 4th quarter stats to see why after 13 games, we are 6-7. These stats are total, not net. Sacks have not…


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NFL QB Leaders – Big Play Passes – Through Week 14

A reader asked me if I could compile a list of rankings for pass plays greater than 25 yards. Below is a table of rankings and the number of big pass plays each quarterback has had over 25 yards. Ben Roethlisberger is in 11th on this list about where you…


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Steelers 3rd Down Stats Woes

The article by John Harris and the Steelers 2009 3rd downs woes got me thinking about what the Steelers offensive stats on 3rd and short this year. I classify 3rd and short to be 3 yards or less. This should be a high conversion rate to play winning football. Converting…



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Rashard Mendenhall Stats At 200 Carry Mark

Second year running back has now carried the ball 213 times in his young NFL career. I thought I would compile his stats for his first 200 carries and compare them to the some other running backs currently in the NFL at the same point in their careers at the…


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Arians Revealed Steelers True Offensive Identity In Cleveland

It may seem like an insignificant play as it was only the 3rd play on offense, but the the 3rd and 1 play call Thursday night against Cleveland revealed the Steelers true identity on offense once and for all. Sure this is not a mind blowing revelation to anyone who…


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Video Of Cleveland Browns Sacks Against Steelers

WARNING: The video you are about to see is not suitable for all audiences. Please ask all women, children and pets to leave the room before playing. Rob Ryan does a great job of using a walking around defensive front and disguised blitzes to get to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Pretty…


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Cracks In The Defensive Armor Started Showing In The Super Bowl

Armchair quarterbacking in the NFL is the easiest job in the world. It let\’s all of us present the obvious as if it is earth shattering news and foresight. Such is the case with the 2009 Steelers. The incredible high of winning our 6th Super Bowl after an improbable playoff…



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Unleashing Smell In December

Here we are, the day after one of the most embarrassing losses in Steelers history, just 5 days after the previous most embarrassing loss in Steelers history. Perhaps Mike Tomlin had it wrong. Instead of unleashing hell, perhaps he meant unleashing smell, as in we stink. Before anyone goes telling…



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7 Things To Look For Thursday Week 14 Versus Cleveland

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Thursday night as the Steelers take on the Cleveland Browns. Burnett Time – William Gay suffered a concussion against the Raiders and once again played poorly as well. Mike Tomlin hinted of some shake ups and Joe Burnett may get…



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Top 10 Steelers Salary Cap Hits For 2010

While it is still too early to tell if the 2010 NFL season will be an uncapped year or not, I thought while I had the numbers pulled up, I would list the top 10 players who would count the most against a salary cap in 2010 if we have…


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Farrior\’s Time As A Steeler May Be Winding Down

Depending on how the final 4 games play out for the Steelers, it could be the final 4 games that inside linebacker James Farrior plays in a Steelers uniform. Farrior is under contract through the 2012 season, but will count nearly 4 million dollars towards a salary cap, if there…