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Steelers All-22: Sail Concept vs Cover 3

We’re kicking off this Monday with some more Pittsburgh Steelers’ film study. A staple of the old Air Raid offense is the Sail concept, a combination of a nine, corner, and flat route. Essentially, a levels concept to one side of the field, making it an easier read for the…


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Dallas Cowboys First Team In NFL To Adopt Virtual Reality Training

Earlier this offseason, a few months back, I wrote an article about the potential usefulness of virtual reality training tools, and the hypothetical interest that might exist among NFL teams for such a tool, although at the time it did not seem as though the idea was immediately heading anywhere….


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2013 Steelers Tell Typical Tale Of Life On Practice Squad

Earlier this month, I took a look at the practice squad and how the Pittsburgh Steelers have in recent history been able to pluck a contributor here and there from the unit, some more significantly so than others, including current and previous starters. But I also talked about the fact…



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Steelers 2015 Missing Pieces: LeGarrette Blount

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into OTAs, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players that are no longer with the team,…


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AFC North Draft History Study: Offensive Line

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…



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Martavis Bryant Gains Ten Pounds During Offseason

Antonio Brown isn’t the only Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver who has gained some weight this offseason. Second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant has reportedly gained ten pounds, tipping the scales at 225, according to an article by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Ray Fittipaldo. “I wanted to make sure I got better. I…


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Omar Khan Unheralded Key To Steelers’ Success

Since 2010, the Seattle Seahawks sport a 50-30 record, a Super Bowl victory, and separated by a Malcolm Butler interception from another. They’ve found their franchise quarterback and can confidently claim having one of the best secondaries in the league. And I can’t quite figure out what fan base is…


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2015 Steelers Feel Young, Hungry, Driven

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been busy this offseason transforming themselves into what they hope to be a better version of what they were previously. No, I’m not talking about the organization, nor the coaching staff, which has made a change at the defensive coordinator position after more than a decade…



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Steelers 2015 Missing Pieces: Brett Keisel

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into OTAs, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players that are no longer with the team,…


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Mike Tomlin’s Focus On Family, Not Just Football

To the outside community, he’s Mike Tomlin, coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But inside his house, he’s still just dad to his three children. That was the focus for Tomlin at this year’s ManUp Pittsburgh, an organization with a mission to “maximize your impact as a godly man in your…



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Joe Montana Believes Ben Roethlisberger Is Hall of Fame Worthy

If he had his way, Joe Montana would put Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Hall of Fame. The NFL legend and other well-known local quarterbacks – Dan Marino, Jim Kelly, and Joe Namath – are in town for an NFL Films’ produced “armchair discussion” lead by team president Art Rooney…