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Steelers To Face 3 Teams Coming Off Monday Night Games In 5 Five Contests

After the bye week the Pittsburgh Steelers will play three of their final five games at home with their two road games coming against the Cincinnati Bengals and Atlanta Falcons. However, as one of my followers pointed out to me on Twitter Wednesday, three of the Steelers five opponents that they will face to close […]

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Heath Miller Key In Improved Steelers Running Game

Two years ago, in his first year under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s system, veteran tight end Heath Miller was having arguably the best season of his career all around, being pass catching to blocking. After he suffered a knee injury in the penultimate game of the 2012 season, he was able to come back […]

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Midseason Hindsight: Reviewing Steelers Free Agent Signings

The Pittsburgh Steelers were bigger players in free agency this offseason than they had been in several years, dipping into the talent pool and coming away with a number of players at varying contract levels, destined for all sorts of roles within the team. Some of those signings have admittedly worked better than others. In […]

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Splash Plays Have Been Even Tougher To Come By On The Road

The Pittsburgh Steelers failed to record a single turnover in either of their first two games. Over the course of the next seven, however, they turned things around and nearly averaged two per game, with a total of 13 interceptions and fumbles recovered. Over the last two games, there’s been just one turnover, while the […]

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Steelers Have Two Weeks To Make Up Plan For Rookie RBs

Those who were not in and around the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room, us bloggers naturally included, surely did not know the extent to which the dissatisfaction with free agent running back LeGarrette Blount had ballooned in the time leading up to his prompt dismissal yesterday afternoon. Blount was brought in during the offseason after the […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Passing Chart From Titans Game

As promised, here is the passing chart for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from the Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans. As you can see by the blue dots, Roethlisberger was 13-of-14 passing on throws that traveled 10 or less yards past the line of scrimmage. Roethlisberger’s only incompletion was the throw to running […]

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Steelers Film Room: Power Counter Runs Successful Against Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers got their running game back on track Monday night against the Tennessee Titans and many of the successful runs that Le’Veon Bell had in the game came courtesy of some power-o counter runs with right guard David DeCastro pulling to the left. In total, I counted seven plays in the game Monday […]

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Snap Counts For Steelers Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Moving In Wrong Direction

As the Pittsburgh Steelers enter their bye week, a quick look at the team snap counts after the first 11 games reveals that rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt has seen the field on defense 143 times. That might be fine if Tuitt’s snap were on the rise over the course of the last four games, […]

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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 11 vs. Titans

By Michael K. Reynolds The Pittsburgh Steelers nearly had to leave Nashville like so many others before them; with nothing more than a worn-out guitar case and a broken heart. Fortunately, with a masterful fourth quarter performance, the team beat the Tennessee Titans 27-24 in Grand Ole Opry style. So before the banjo gets any […]

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Steelers Should Consider Bringing Back LaRod Stephens-Howling If Healthy

With running back LeGarrette Blount now gone following his Tuesday waiving for conduct detrimental to the team, the Pittsburgh Steelers will need to decide over the course of the next few weeks who will backup starter Le’Veon Bell. If the Steelers choose not to replace Blount with practice squad running back Josh Harris, they might […]

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Jerome Bettis Thinks Steelers Should Act Swiftly In Disciplining LeGarrette Blount

Upset about the amount of playing time that he has received as of late, Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount reportedly left the field Monday night prior to the conclusion of the game against the Tennessee Titans. Those actions are of course drawing reactions and former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis chimed in with his […]

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Steelers Might Be Forced To Work Things Out With Blount

It will be interesting to see how Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin handles the situation with disgruntled running back LeGarrette Blount moving forward into the bye week, but due to lack of depth currently on the roster, I will be surprised if Blount is waived. While several of you are wanting the Steelers to […]

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Steelers Defense Pending Makeover Following Bye Week

Over the past two weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has allowed an average of 22 points per game on the road, albeit against inferior opponents by record. That is actually an improvement, at least in terms of raw numbers, over what has been a difficult season defensively for an organization traditionally defined by stout play […]

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Steelers Animated Gifs: RB Le’Veon Bell Goes for 200 Plus Against Titans

I will be pulling more of these, but wanted to make sure post a few animated gifs of several runs that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell had Monday night in the 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans.

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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Titans

By Alex Kozora A statistical analysis of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 victory over the Tennessee Titans Monday night. – We have to start with the star of the show – Le’Veon Bell. His 33 rushes are the most by a Steeler since Rashard Mendenhall. His 204 yards rushing the most since Willie Parker in December […]

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Antonio Brown Bounces Back, Setting New Career-High TD Mark

A week ago, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was a big reason for the team dropping an important game to the then 1-8 New York Jets. He robbed the offense of two possessions, first by fumbling on the first play of a drive on a screen pass near the line of scrimmage, and then […]

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Steelers vs. Titans: Player Snap Counts Week 11

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night win over the Tennessee Titans, according to the NFL official gamebook. As usual, we will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. The thing that sticks out the most on offense for the Steelers […]

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Steelers Le’Veon Bell, Brett Keisel Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Titans

Pro Football Focus has their initial set of grades completed for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 27-24 win Monday night over the Tennessee Titans and as you would probably expect, running back Le’Veon Bell (4.7) had the top grade on offense. Bell not only registered 204 yards rushing in the game, he also handled blitz […]

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Steelers Offense Escapes Another Road Nightmare With Fourth Quarter Surge

For only the second time all season, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense scored more than 13 points away from Heinz Field. It was also only the second road game—out of six—in which the team as a whole produced more than 17 points, let alone 27 points. More than half of those 27 points last night came […]

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Steelers Film Room: Titans Make Gay Pay

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay has a history of wanting to jump routes and Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt and wide receiver Nate Washington were both well aware of that heading into Monday night’s game. Thanks to them both knowing Gay’s tendencies, the Titans were able to burn the Steelers cornerback with 44 seconds […]

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Le’Veon Bell Rejuvenates Ground Game With Personal Bests

Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has already rushed for more yards than any back in team history during his first two seasons. Through the first 24 games of his career, he has amassed 1811 yards on the ground, with 860 coming in his rookie season, and 951 coming in the first 11 games […]

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Despite Inconsistencies Galore, Steelers Enter Bye Week At 7-4

It hasn’t been pretty at times, but the Pittsburgh Steelers have managed to compile a 7-4 record heading into their long-awaited bye week. The Steelers showed a lot of character Monday night in overcoming a 24-13 third quarter deficit as they smartly rode the hot hand of running back Le’Veon Bell in the second half, […]

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Steelers Vs. Titans: Winners And Losers From Week 11

The Pittsburgh Steelers improved to 7-4 on the season Monday night with a 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans and here is just a little sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Feel free to add your own in the comments below that you think I missed. Winners: Le’Veon Bell – Bell […]

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Steelers vs Titans Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the game with a field goal drive and a pick six to take a 10-0 lead within the first five minutes. From there, Zach Mettenberger and the Tennessee Titans came back with a touchdown drive, and ended the half with a red zone interception of Ben Roethlisberger followed by an 80-yard touchdown to former Steeler Nate […]

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Video: Rick Reilly Feature On Steelers WR Antonio Brown And His Father

In case you missed it, below is the feature story that was shown on ESPN Monday Night Countdown that Rick Reilly did on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown and the relationship that he has with his father Eddie Brown, who is one of the greatest players in Arena Football League history.

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Steelers vs Titans First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers laid an egg last week, they still head into this Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans with a chance to make up ground and move into second outright in the AFC North behind the Cincinnati Bengals, who are 6-3-1. They currently find themselves in a three-way tie for second with the Cleveland Browns […]

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