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Steelers Versus Ravens: Week 4 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their fourth game of the 2015 season at home Thursday night against the 0-3 Baltimore Ravens as they look to win a third-straight game. As usual, here is my best guess as to what the Steelers list of inactives will look like prior to the game. Inactives…


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Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 4 Vs. Ravens

Week 4 – October 1, 2015 Location: Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Baltimore Ravens Week 3 of the 2015 season was a cruel reminder that the NFL is still a brutal sport. When #7 hit the turf in St. Louis in the 3rd quarter of last Sunday’s game, Steeler…


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Steelers Vs Ravens Injury Report: Shazier, Spaeth Ruled Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released Wednesday’s injury report, officially ruling out four players from Thursday night’s game against the Baltimore Ravens: Ben Roethlisberger (MCL), Daniel McCullers (knee), Ryan Shazier (shoulder), and Matt Spaeth (hand). Cortez Allen (knee) is questionable while James Harrison (thumb) and Cody Wallace (illness) have been ruled…


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Cockrell’s Practice Reps Preparing Him For On Field Success

You would have taken my blogger privileges away if I said Ross Cockrell would be the #3 cornerback for two of the first three weeks of the season. But that is exactly the situation in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary, albeit in part due to Cortez Allen’s knee injury. To Cockrell’s…


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Steelers Todd Haley Preparing Left-Handed Offense For Michael Vick

With veteran southpaw Michael Vick now taking over at quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers while starter Ben Roethlisberger is out, offensive coordinator Todd Haley has to change a lot of things and that includes the passing machines used before and after practice. “We switched all the JUGS machines. We spun…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Rams Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 win over the St. Louis Rams. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden behind them. Will Johnson, Matt Spaeth, and Roosevelt Nix the next three. Jordan Todman served…


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Cortez Allen May Struggle To See Field Whenever He Returns

Listed as a limited participant in the Tuesday injury report is fifth-year veteran cornerback Cortez Allen, who has missed the past two games with a knee injury. The Pittsburgh Steelers have had to make do with replacements far less well-versed in the defense than Allen, but the coaching staff may…


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Steelers Will Have To Make Do In Running Game Without Matt Spaeth

Due to the nature of short weeks that teams face when tasked with playing on Thursday Night Football, the Pittsburgh Steelers figure to have a low probability of having the services of a number of injured players who will not have a sufficient time to recuperate from injuries. Among them…


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Newcomer Ross Cockrell Continues To Be A Quick Study

For most, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ signing of cornerback Ross Cockrell would have seemingly been little more than an afterthought had the team not subsequently released Doran Grant, their rookie fourth-round cornerback, the following day, fearing that it would mean the team would lose him. Though Grant cleared waivers and was…



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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Three

With the season on the brink a hushed Edward Jones Dome full of Pittsburgh Steelers fans (and literally millions of others throughout the world) watched helplessly as the unimaginable horror movie played before them: Ben Roethlisberger on the ground clenching his knee. Forget that the Steelers won 12-6. There was only…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Rams

The Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road in week 3 and beat the St. Louis Rams 12-6 in what will certainly be their last appearance in the Edward Jones Dump. The start of this one was delayed 26 minutes because pregame pyrotechnics burned the field near the five yard line…


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Steelers Film Room: Michael Vick Against Rams

When Ben Roethlisberger went down with what appeared to be a serious knee injury on Sunday in the third quarter, every Steeler fan’s heart was officially jumping out of their chest. An MRI revealed an MCL sprain and a bone bruise, bad enough that the Steelers quarterback will miss at…


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Steelers Film Room: Power Of Empty Sets

Todd Haley surprised most of us by opening up the offense on the Pittsburgh Steelers first drive Sunday. Empty set and mixing in Le’Veon Bell and DeAngelo Williams at the same time. It was extremely successful start with five of the team’s first six plays picking up at least seven yards. Empty…


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Steelers Film Room: Rams Sack Breakdown

We had last week off from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ sack breakdown. But the St. Louis Rams kept us plenty busy this week with four forced on Sunday. 1. 1st and 10, :54 2nd. 11 personnel. Steelers keep seven into block versus a six man rush. Basically a max protect against a…