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The Steelers Playoffs Crystal Ball: Game 13

By Michael K. Reynolds Remarkably, the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the New Orleans Saints has not yet made them beggars and thieves as they were during last year’s last gasp attempt at trying to make the playoffs. Thanks to accompanying losses by both the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh…

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Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Stephon Tuitt

Reports out of Pittsburgh earlier this week allege that rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt will make his first career start against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, presumably over Cam Thomas, who may or may not end up starting at nose tackle, depending on the health of Steve McLendon. It’s been…

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Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Cam Thomas

It’s still yet to be determined what kind of role there will be for Cam Thomas on Sunday, but one role he evidently won’t see is starting left defensive end, as reports indicate the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff is giving rookie Stephon Tuitt the opportunity this week. Depending on the…


Steelers Vs. Bengals: Friday Night Five Questions

It’s been another great week here at Steelers Depot and we all look forward to the Pittsburgh Steelers taking on the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium. The Steelers really do need to win this game and it would be nice to see the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns…

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Dick LeBeau Expects Jarvis Jones To Be Rusty Upon His Return To Action

All signs are pointing to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones making his triumphant return to the field this Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. Should that wind up being the case, there’s even a chance that the former first-round draft pick will see a considerable amount of playing time due to…

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Steelers Game Rewind: Steelers vs Saints – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 13 loss against the New Orleans Saints. First Half – Kick return front five from left to right. Antwon Blake/Terence Garvin/Will Allen/Robert Golden/Arthur Moats. Matt Spaeth/Michael Palmer the next two with Cody Wallace and Will Johnson making up the wedge….

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Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Mike Adams

Last week in practice, Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert banged knees with left guard Ramon Foster, causing him to miss the team’s match up with the New Orleans Saints, and his second start of the year. That placed third-year tackle Mike Adams into the starting lineup, and quarterback Ben…

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Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Le’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell ended up having an exceptional afternoon as a target in the passing game on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, posting eight receptions for a career-best 159 receiving yards, a total that is, needless to say, rare from the position. But before that, he…

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2014 NFL Week 12 & 13 TOX Stats

Week 14 of the NFL season is already upon us and I have now caught up with the TOX stats for the previous two weeks. Week 12 the plus two or better teams had an off week as they were a combined 4-4 (50.0%). In Week 13, however, the plus…

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James Harrison’s Knee May Not Win Jarvis Jones Any Extra Snaps

Though he played all but three snaps against the New Orleans Saints, which was by far the largest percentage of snaps he’s taken in a game this season, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison suffered a knee injury “of some description”, as Mike Tomlin might say, which he and the…