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Ian Wild Embodying Concept Of ‘The More You Can Do’

It’s likely not very often that a player, undrafted as a rookie, makes his first NFL roster three years after the fact, but that is what safety Ian Wild is attempting to do with the Pittsburgh Steelers this summer. And he’s taking every step possible to maximize his value, which…


Mike Tomlin Seeking Discomfort For Offensive Line

For the vast majority of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp experience in 2015, the offensive line groups have remained fairly static, barring injuries. Some players seemed to be settling into their roles, which was probably especially true for the offensive tackles, who had the luxury of staying on one side….


Mike Mitchell Understands Importance Of Safety Tandem Being In Sync

The Pittsburgh Steelers welcomed back defensive starter Mike Mitchell yesterday, who participated in his first padded practice of training camp working with Shamarko Thomas. The veteran defensive back knows that this time is crucial for the two safeties to come together and work in cohesion with one another, something that…



Ethan Hemer May Find Reps Hard To Come By With Daniel McCullers Returning

Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Daniel McCullers was having a very good offseason until recently, when he suffered a hamstring injury evidently running after practice. The injury sidelined him for some time up until yesterday, when he finally put his uniform back on and participated in a limited capacity with…


2015 Steelers Training Camp: Live Updates From Day 14 – Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers 14th of 18 training camp practices will get underway shortly at Saint Vincent College as the team looks to get back to work following their 23-21 preseason loss Friday night to the Jacksonville Jaguars. As usual, we will live blog all of news, notes and nuggets from Twitter…


Steelers Stock Report: Post Second Preseason Game

As promised, after each preseason game I’ll release an updated player stock report based on the most recent practices and in-game performances by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Today we look at whose stock is up and whose stock is down heading into the final week of training camp. Stock Up 1….


Training Camp Recap: First Thirteen Practices

Our usual update of training camp stats before the team gets back at it today. As always, this offers just sliver of information, but can be a fun piece of data to look at. A reminder that the seven shots series is included in these numbers, naturally inflating touchdowns for…


Game Rewind: Steelers vs Jaguars Breakdown

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-21 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. First Half – Kick return unit. Missing the players between the wedge and front five. Camera angles are always so poor and the lack of returns don’t help. Front five: Anthony Chickillo, Bud Dupree, Arthur Moats, Terence Garvin,…


Steelers Film Room: Cover 2 Breakdown Versus Jaguars

Much has been made in recent weeks about Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler’s heavy emphasis on running a Cover 2 defense, and with good reason, as the team has clearly been working on the scheme in practice and in preseason games. Friday night revealed that the Steelers safeties still…


Steelers Film Room: MIKE Depth and Run/Pass Keys

I have to admit it. I am surprised at how much Cover 2 the Pittsburgh Steelers have run. I originally chalked it up to a buzzword more than anything but the tape doesn’t lie. It’s been a prevalent part of Keith Butler’s defense. Last week, we covered the MIKE rules…


Steelers Vs. Jaguars: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Week 2

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, 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. Once again, there really aren’t any big surprises being…


Steelers vs. Jaguars: Morning After Tape Cutups

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their second preseason game 23-21 to the Jacksonville Jaguars Friday night and here are a few of the plays that instantaneously received my attention when I went back through the game a second time. Here’s the firer run by Le’Veon Bell which was a split zone…


James Harrison Sets Example On Field For Teammates

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did his best to keep the 37-year-old James Harrison off the practice field and out of pads during the first two weeks of training camp, but he has made his impact felt ever since putting the jersey back on earlier this week, and we…


Big Ben, 1st-Team Offense Short And Sweet In Preseason Debut

While the Pittsburgh Steelers’ junior varsity offense could muster just three scoring drives and a total of 13 points, with the sole touchdown aided by a turnover deep in enemy territory, the defending AFC North champion’s starting squad looked to be in mid-season form, going one-and-one with a short and…