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Steelers Defensive Changes Rooted In NFL History

In only three preseason games, Keith Butler has put a distinctive stamp on this Pittsburgh Steelers defense. A much more noticeable degree than anyone, myself included, anticipated. Some of the concepts might seem new to Steelers’ fans, but they’re not new to the league. Nothing is anymore. They’re taught, borrowed, tweaked…


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Steelers Vs Packers Film Room: Jarvis Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers are counting on outside linebacker Jarvis Jones to perform, not only during the 2015 season, but beyond. Yet he still faces a barrage of questions ending his third season after suffering an injury-plagued sophomore campaign. With that as the backdrop, Jones is entering this season expecting every…


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Film Room: Former Steelers DE Nick Williams

Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Nick Williams is playing with Hebron Fangupo in Kansas City. Josh Mauro is playing with Alameda Ta’amu in Arizona. And offensive lineman Wesley Johnson is out in New York playing with himself. These are the three players that the Steelers originally acquired who were lost…


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Steelers Vs Packers Film Room: L.T. Walton

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected defensive end L.T. Walton with their first selection in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, it was certainly a move that flew under the radar, figuring that he would likely be a practice squad candidate at best, as has been the case with…


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Steelers Could Be Interested In Reunion With Players Lost Last Season

Under normal circumstances, the fear of losing fringe players either off of waivers or off the practice squad is frequently unjustified, or at least heavily imbalanced against the day-to-day reality of how frequently such things occur. Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Steve McLendon is entering his third season as the team’s…



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Steelers Preseason Stock Report: Post Packers Game

As promised, I’ll continue to post stock reports after reviewing the tape of each preseason game, telling you what players are trending up, and who is trending down. Here’s my thoughts following the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-19 victory over the Green Bay Packers this past Sunday. Stock Up 1. QB Landry…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Packers Breakdown

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-19 win over the Green Bay Packers. First Half – Kick coverage. Boykin-Golden-Wild-Garvin-Dupree-Hartley-Spence-Johnson-Dangerfield-Darby-Will Allen – The Packers spent their entire first drive in 20 personnel, two running backs and zero tight ends, leaving them with three receivers. Forced the Steelers into nickel the entire…


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Steelers Make Best Of Bad Situation With Michael Vick Signing

The injury to Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey will undoubtedly have a much bigger impact on the team’s season than did those suffered by backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski, but it is the player that the team signed to fill his spot, and not Pouncey’s, that has drawn all of the…


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Doug Legursky Back In Familiar Position With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers were forced to make a couple of roster moves yesterday due to injuries sustained in their last preseason game, among them adding depth along the interior offensive line following the lower leg fracture suffered by center Maurkice Pouncey. While backup Cody Wallace will be asked to fill…


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Steelers Vs Packers Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Green Bay Packers by the score of 24-21 on Sunday, but they certainly lost more than they gained due to injury. Below are my notes and observations upon review of the first half of the game. Third-year quarterback Landry Jones began the second half as…


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Steelers Vs Packers First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Green Bay Packers by the score of 24-21 on Sunday, but they certainly lost more than they gained due to injury. Below are my notes and observations upon review of the first half of the game. I’m sure more than a few noticed that new…


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Gradkowski Has Probably Played His Last Snap With Steelers

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed quarterback Bruce Gradkowski on injured reserve, there’s a very good chance that he’s played his final snap in a black and gold uniform. Gradkowski, who will count $1,833,334 against the Steelers salary cap in 2015, is currently in the final year of the…


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Steelers Sign Michael Vick, QB Bruce Gradkowski Placed On IR

This offseason hasn’t gone very well for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bruce Gradkowski and now the hand injury that he suffered Sunday against the Green Bay Packers has landed him on injured reserve. According to head coach Mike Tomlin, Gradkowski’s recent hand injury required surgery. “Bruce Gradkowski had a hand surgery, today,”…