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William Gay Delivering The Big Play For Lacking Defense

On Sunday afternoon against the Atlanta Falcons, veteran cornerback William Gay intercepted his third pass of the season, all three of which he managed to return for a touchdown. It was the first time in Pittsburgh Steelers franchise history that a player registered three such returns for scores in a…


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Audio: Monday Interview With Steve Jones On ESPN 1450 Radio

Monday afternoon I joined Steve Jones for an interview on his show that can be heard on ESPN 1450 Radio. We covered several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers following their win Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons and that includes us talking about the roughing the passer penalty called on linebacker…


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Ben Roethlisberger Passing Chart From Falcons Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Atlanta Falcons 27-20 Sunday at the Georgia Dome and below is the passing chart for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from that game. Roethlisberger was the king of the short pass Sunday against the Falcons as 17 of his 27 completions were thrown five or less yards…


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Steelers Versus Falcons: An All-22 Primer

An All-22 primer of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Atlanta Falcons. – This doesn’t apply solely to Ben Roethlisberger but it all starts with him. Why did the offense stall so often in the first half? What was Ben’s decision making and what were the coverages he faced? For…


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Steelers vs. Falcons: Player Snap Counts Week 15

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday win over the Atlanta Falcons, 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. These snaps do not include plays wiped out…


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Le’Veon Bell Finding The End Zone At Critical Time

With two games left to play in the season, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has already gained more yards from scrimmage than has any player before in franchise history after adding another 119 yards to his total yesterday afternoon against the Atlanta Falcons. It wasn’t easy to come by,…


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Antonio Brown Turning The Exceptional Into The Mundane

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed 27 passes for a total of 360 yards. As it always does, much of that went to his favorite target, wide receiver Antonio Brown. For the ninth consecutive game, Brown caught at least seven receptions, this time coming down with 10 of them. In…


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Steelers vs Falcons: Numbers Crunch

Statistical analysis of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. – We have to start with all the records that were set. And there were a lot. – Le’Veon Bell surpassed Barry Foster for the most yards from scrimmage in a single season in franchise history. Bell now…


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No Touchdown Passes, No Problem For Ben Roethlisberger

The Pittsburgh Steelers advanced to 9-5 on the season with their 27-20 victory yesterday over the Atlanta Falcons, and they did so largely thanks to the solid quarterback play of Ben Roethlisberger. On the day, he completed close to 80 percent of his passes, going 27 for 35 while totaling…


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Steelers Secure First Winning Season Since 2011

With their 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers have secured for the first time since 2011 a winning season. That alone is something to celebrate, considering the tumultuous past two seasons they have endured. Of course, the Steelers have never had a losing season since they…





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Steelers Vs. Falcons: Winners And Losers From Week 15

The Pittsburgh Steelers notched their ninth win of the season Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons 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: Antonio Brown –…