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Three Critical Coping Skills For Steelers Fans

By Michael K. Reynolds Let’s face it. Die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fans have been on one wild roller coaster ride this season. It’s been part cheers and part barf bags. Being a member of the Steelers Nation in 2014 is kind of like having a date with a hot model who…


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Kozora Chalk Talk Video: Tennessee Titans Preview

By Alex Kozora We’ll slightly mix things up in this week’s edition of Chalk Talk. With the most impactful plays from the loss against the New York Jets already covered, we’l move on and look at this week’s matchup against the Tennessee Titans. And specifically, how the Titans have been…


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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Jets Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Sack breakdown of the two allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the New York Jets Sunday. 3rd and 15, 4:13 1st. Jets rush seven with the Steelers blocking with six. You can already see the issue here. Jets with an aggressive pre-snap look here. Lot of pre-snap…


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Cortez Allen Must Play To Prove He Can Be Trusted

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen has gone from playing every snap on defense for the Steelers to logging some time on special teams. After struggling heavily against the Cleveland Browns, he was demoted to playing in sub-packages the following week. Two weeks later, he had another disastrous showing, and he…


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Steelers’ Archer Without A Quiver

It’s now 10 games into the 2014 season, and rookie running back Dri Archer has yet to register a single explosive play. As a matter of fact, he’s only played 37 snaps all season, and 15 of those snaps came in the season opener. Even the most pessimistic prognosticators of…



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Steelers vs Jets Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 20-13 loss to the New York Jets. The Steelers managed to end the half recovering from a lost fumble after the Jets missed a field goal and the offense was able to drive the…


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Steelers vs Jets First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 20-13 loss to the New York Jets. The Jets gave Percy Harvin an end around on the first play of the game. Arthur Moats played too shallow of an angle and allowed Harvin to…




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Audio: Wednesday Interview With Josh Taylor On Trib Live Radio

Wednesday afternoon I once again joined Josh Taylor for an interview on his show that can be heard on Trib Live Radio and we covered several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers as they now prepare to play the Tennessee Titans Monday night. We talk about several things that happened Sunday…



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Steelers Have No Choice But To Move On From Jets Game

There’s no sense beating around the bush about the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers completely laid an egg on Sunday and lost a game they had no business losing against the previously 1-8 New York Jets. The team’s two best players across the entire lineup accounted for four turnovers between…


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Steelers Could Take A Different Approach Replacing Steve McLendon

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon suffered a shoulder injury toward the end of the first half against the Baltimore Ravens in the second game of the season. The injury was reaggravated a few weeks later against the Cleveland Browns, which caused him to miss the next two games, returning…


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Ben Roethlisberger Passing Chart For Jets Game

A reader recently emailed me and asked if I could put together a distance passing chart for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger based on his passing attempts in the Sunday loss to the New York Jets. I had a little extra time Tuesday night so I was able knock that…