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Steelers Vs Saints Sack Breakdown

Just one quarterback takedown from the preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints. 1. 2nd and 12, 6:18 4th: 11 personnel (empty set). Five block versus a six man rush. Pittsburgh Steelers in empty, probably unfamiliar ground for the new QB Brynn Renner, attempting his first and only dropback of…


Steelers Roster Layout Following Initial Cutdown

Wanted to keep this going since we did this last season and it helps frame the roster for Thursday’s preseason finale. We’ll go through the roster to see who is left and who is unlikely to play against the Carolina Panthers. Players with an asterisk next to their name are…


Questions Linger About Nature Of Ladarius Green’s Condition

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced yesterday that tight end Ladarius Green, who was their ‘splash’ free agent signing, arriving courtesy of a four-year, $20 million deal, is going to at least begin the 2015 regular season on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List after he has failed to seemingly come close…


Steven Johnson’s Contributions Shouldn’t Go Unnoticed

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Steven Johnson has drawn a lot of attention to himself in recent weeks—check that, I should say that much attention has been drawn to him. The reason for that has little to do with his own actions, but rather those of others, and of the perception…


Ravens’ Breshad Perriman To Make NFL Debut In Preseason Finale

The Baltimore Ravens sought to bolster their wide receiving corps. in a major way during the 2015 NFL Draft when they made Breshad Perriman their first-round draft pick, but he has hardly even been on the practice field since then. Finally, however, the second-year wide receiver is set to make…


2016 South Side Questions: Does Grimble Have A Roster Spot?

Training camp has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reverted back to taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp might have seen a lot of work put into the team and…


NFL Rules: What Reserve/PUP Means For Steelers TE Ladarius Green

The Pittsburgh Steelers placed tight end Ladarius Green on Reserve/PUP Tuesday afternoon and as a result he will now miss at least the first six weeks of the 2016 regular season. Now that this transaction has been made, it’s time to review the rules of Reserve/PUP. Below is what the 2013…


Gilbert’s Injury Not Something Tomlin Will Monitor

Marcus Gilbert’s elbow injury should be cause for concern. And I’m sure it’s something Mike Tomlin has in the back of his mind. But practicing what he preaches, the standard remains the standard. Speaking to reporters today, Tomlin said he wouldn’t pay close attention to Gilbert’s injury throughout the season….


Tomlin Sees Value In Preseason Finale For Those On Bubble

For the starters, it’s one last week to rest up as a long regular season sits on the horizon. For everyone else, it’s a final chance to prove you belong. That’s how football’s preseason finale has always functioned and in his press conference today, Mike Tomlin spoke how he reminded…



First Half Of Saints Game Shows No-Huddle The New Normal

We are still knee-deep in going over the Pittsburgh Steelers’ preseason victory over the Saints. Many points of order have already been discussed, and there will be further analysis to come over the next couple of days. But there is one matter that I wanted to get to order that…


Preseason Structure Popular Topic Among Steelers, NFL

It hasn’t always been four preseason games. There used to be more, six prior to 1977. And now, the league may look into whittling that list down a little bit further. The news cycle kicked up when the always-outspoken John Harbaugh was, well, outspoken for his distaste of the four…


South For The Summer: Steelers With Heavy Interest In Jacksonville?

This is the time of year for full-fledged speculation. The regular season looming, rosters forming, predictions forthcoming. And I can’t help myself but go back to that well with the Pittsburgh Steelers just days away from creating their 53 man roster. This is an offshoot of what I wrote in…


Steelers Film Room: Xavier Grimble Vs Saints

The regular season is less than two weeks ago, and as might be expected, there is very little left to be decided for the Pittsburgh Steelers, or for any team, when it comes to assembling their 53-man roster. nearly all of the roster spots for most teams, upwards of 45…


Steelers Using Le’Veon Bell Often As WR On Passing Downs

While the base of this site has been steadily growing for years now, there is no denying that a large part of its foundation has been built around the repeat visitations of those who comment in our articles, as well as those who lurk. It is also these that police…