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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Cardinals Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 25-13 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. First Half – Kick coverage unit from left to right: Shamarko Thomas–Robert Golden–Roosevelt Nix–Terence Garvin–Vince Williams–Chris Boswell–Sean Spence–Will Johnson–Antwon Blake–Darrius Heyward-Bey–Brandon Boykin. Nix is taking Ross Ventrone’s spot. – First play of the game. Sean Spence does a…


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Antwon Blake Injury Could Open Door For Brandon Boykin

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Antown Blake surprisingly showed up on the teams Wednesday injury report with a thumb injury and being as he reportedly is wearing a cast on it, it makes you wonder if he’ll be ready for Sundays game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Should Blake be unable to…




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Week Six Steelers Vs Cardinals Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers secured their second consecutive victory without Ben Roethlisberger on Sunday, employing two quarterbacks in order to defeat the Arizona Cardinals, among the most talented teams in the league. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Steelers started the second half…


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Week Six Steelers Vs Cardinals First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers secured their second consecutive victory without Ben Roethlisberger on Sunday, employing two quarterbacks in order to defeat the Arizona Cardinals, among the most talented teams in the league. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The defense did not get off…


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Improvement Of Run Defense This Time No Illusion

While the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has been giving up yards by the bunches through the air, ranking solidly in the bottom third among teams in terms of total yards allowed per game as well as yards per pass attempt, there has been a different story unfolding when it comes to…


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Steelers Film Room: Sam Fire Zone

Keith Butler has certainly put his stamp on this Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense. But the plays themselves aren’t all that different than what the team had under Dick LeBeau. We’re heading back to the film room to break down their Sam Fire Zone. Here’s the look from LeBeau’s old playbook. Like…


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Week 6 Steelers Defensive Sack Review

Back to the tape for our weekly sack breakdown to review the Pittsburgh Steelers lone sack against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Nothing crazy from Pittsburgh defensively, as they show a four-man rush vs. the Cardinals five man protection. Empty-set look from Arizona, and no additional Steelers showing blitz, so…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Six

It was a movie made for Hollywood. Against all odds. The cowboy with the white hat trots on the field of play as discernible groans echo across Heinz Field and throughout all of Steelers Nation. A quick draw here. A flash of the pistol there. And suddenly Pittsburgh Steelers third-string quarterback Landry…


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Steelers Film Room: Landry Jones And RPOs

Yesterday, we examined how limited Mike Vick was in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense. I don’t want to bash him again – I think everyone has thoroughly gotten their anger out in the comments – but want to highlight one of the biggest differences between he and Jones. Jones familiarty, comfort,…



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Health Status Of Cortez Allen Perplexing, Concerning

Pittsburgh Steelers fifth-year cornerback Cortez Allen is just a year removed from signing a five-year, $30-million that was to have locked him up in the starting lineup for at least the next half-decade or so. Things have not exactly gone as planned since then, having been demoted after starting five…


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Return Of Ryan Shazier Welcome News After Missing A Month

The Pittsburgh Steelers have invested heavily in the linebacker position over the course of the previous three drafts, but on Sunday night, they were forced to make do with two of their three most recent first-round picks. Head coach Mike Tomlin said yesterday that he expects both Jarvis Jones and…