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Steelers Versus Broncos Week 9 Preview & Prediction

The Steelers come off of a well needed bye week, while Denver comes off of their first loss of the season versus Baltimore last Sunday. The Steelers will be without defensive end Travis Kirschke and linebacker Lawrence Timmons as well as likely being without free safety Ryan Clark who in all likelihood will sit out […]

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7 Things To Look For Monday Versus Denver

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Monday night as the Steelers take on the Denver Broncos. Woodley vs Polumbus – With Denver right tackle Ryan Harris out with two dislocated toes, second-year-pro Tyler Polumbus will get the start in his place. Outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley will likely be used to rush […]

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Week 9 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 9 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 7-6 in week 8 & 75-41 overall. Jacksonville Jaguars 19 Kansas City Chiefs 17 Baltimore Ravens 20 Cincinnati Bengals 13 Indianapolis Colts 24 Houston Texans 20 Atlanta Falcons 27 Washington Redskins 13 Green Bay Packers 31 […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Broncos

This weeks tea leaves are pretty readable as far as game day inactives versus the Broncos go for Monday night. The first 3 on the list are for sure: Dennis Dixon, Kraig Urbik and Tony Hills are givens and there is still no reason to believe wide receiver Limas Sweed will get back on the […]

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3rd Downs Key For Steelers Versus Broncos

The biggest statement that Mike Tomlin made during his Tuesday press conference about the Denver Broncos was their ability to get off of the field on 3rd downs. Tomlin said, “Their third down defense is really awesome and really that’s a part of playing good defense as they spend quite a bit of time on […]

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Week 8 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 8 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 9-4 in week 7 & 68-35 overall. Baltimore Ravens 20 Denver Broncos 16 Chicago Bears 24 Cleveland Browns 10 Buffalo Bills 23 Houston Texans 20 Green Bay Packers 27 Minnesota Vikings 20 Indianapolis Colts 30 San […]

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Ryan Clark Should Be Safe & Sit Out Denver Game

Following the bye week, the Steelers will travel to Denver to play the Broncos on Monday night football. Free safety Ryan Clark has a bad history health wise in the Mile High City. In 2005, while he was with the Redskins, Clark was diagnosed then with a bruised spleen, but the severity of his condition […]

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Three Things The Steelers Must Fix Coming Out Of The Bye

Going into the bye week, 5-2 is indeed a respectable record and after week 3, any Steelers fan would be ecstatic with that right now. The 5-2 record could just as easily be 2-5 or worse if not for a few big plays. The Steelers really have not been dominated, nor have they dominated themselves. […]

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2009 Week 7 Game Recap: Steelers 27 Vikings 17

What was billed as a showdown between 2 of the leagues best quarterbacks, ended up being a battle of defenses. The Steelers defense returned two turnovers by Vikings quarterback Brett Favre for touchdowns in route to 27-17 victory Sunday at Heinz Field. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a very pedestrian performance as he was 14 […]

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Week 7 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 7 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 8-6 in week 6 & 59-31 overall. Pittsburgh Steelers 33 Minnesota Vikings 13 San Diego Charges 31 Kansas City Chiefs 20 Indianapolis Colts 41 St. Louis Rams 10 Chicago Bears 24 Cincinnati Bengals 21 Green Bay […]

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Steelers Versus Vikings Week 7 Preview & Prediction

The next 3 games will let the 2009 Pittsburgh Steelers know exactly where they are in terms of playing the better teams in the NFL. It all starts Sunday when the undefeated Minnesota Vikings come to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers. The Vikings are of course led by the ageless Brett Favre at quarterback. […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Vikings

This weeks tea leaves are pretty readable as far as game day inactives versus the Vikings go. The first 4 on the list are for sure: Dennis Dixon, Ra\’Shon Harris, Kraig Urbik and Tony Hills. Baring injury, they will be listed every week for a while. There is no reason to believe wide receiver Limas […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Minnesota

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Max Starks vs Jared Allen – If this was on a fight card, it would likely be the main event. Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has not only a nose the for the quarterback, […]

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Missed Holding Call On Cribbs Kickoff Return On Ratliff

Many people have emailed me about the hold on Steelers cornerback Keiwan Ratliff by Cleveland Browns running back Jerome Harrison on the 98 yard kickoff return by Joshua Cribbs that resulted in a touchdown. I am not going to narate or caption the photos as I think they speak for themselves.

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Jeff Reed Needs To Go At Seasons End

It is painful to say, but the Steelers need to let kicker Jeff Reed walk after this season. Following Sunday\’s win versus the Cleveland Browns, Reed was placed under arrest and given multiple citations after a drunken confrontation outside a North Shore bar. It would be one thing if this was the first such incident […]

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Steelers First Down Measurement Versus Browns With Referee Explantation

Walt Anderson – Re: fourth down measurement Question: Why it was a first down Walt Anderson: “The ball has to penetrate the plane of the stake. When we set the ball up ready to measure and we bring the chains out, the chains are set beside the football, they\’re not put down on top of […]

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Mendenhall Blitz Pickup On Ward Touchdown

Overlooked as of late is the pass blocking by running back Rashard Mendenhall. Below is a breakdown on the blitz pickup of Browns defensive back Mike Adams by Mendenhall that resulted in a touchdown to Hines Ward.

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2009 Week 6 Game Recap: Steelers 27 Browns 14

The Steelers survived turning the ball over 4 times on Sunday to beat the Cleveland Browns 27-14 at Heinz Field. The Steelers complied 557 yards of offense on the day, led by Ben Roethlisberger throwing for 417 yards and 2 touchdowns. Roethlisberger was 23 of 35 on the day and finished with a 113.6 quarterback […]

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Week 6 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 6 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 11-3 in week 5 & 51-25 overall. Kansas City Chiefs 20 Washington Redskins 17 Houston Texans 27 Cincinnati Bengals 23 Pittsburgh Steelers 42 Cleveland Browns 3 Baltimore Ravens 24 Minnesota Vikings 19 Jacksonville Jaguars 30 St. […]

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Steelers Versus Browns Week 6 Preview & Prediction

How to you preview an upcoming ass kicking? Hard to preview this game. The Steelers have beaten the Browns the last 11 times the two teams have faced each other, additionally, Pittsburgh has won 17 of the past 18 games in the series overall. It may not be considered a rivalry that it once was, […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Browns

This weeks tea leaves presents a few challenges on picking the game day inactives. Although it is speculated that Willie Parker and Troy Polamalu will both be active this week, any false move from now until game time will land them squarely back on the inactive list as a precaution. I am going to assume […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Cleveland

Running Back Division Of Labor – The division of labor between running backs Willie Parker and Rashard Mendenhall against the Browns on Sunday shouldn\’t be a big deal. The big deal will be if they can\’t run as a team against Browns 32nd ranked run defense. The Browns run a 3-4 defense base that the […]

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Where We Miss Troy

If you watched the game on Sunday, you certainly remeber the play that Daunte Culpepper hit fullback Jerome Felton with a pass in the short middle area of the field that ended up going for 27 yards. I have that play broken down in the pictures below. In closing this was a well designed play, […]

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How Sweed It Isn\’t

Well, the attempt of Master Tomlin to get through to Jedi Limas Sweed seems to have failed. It has worked well with Jedi Rashard Mendenhall up to this point. Tomlin attempted to get Sweed involved early in the game with a high percentage pass and while not a perfect one, it was one Sweed should […]

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2009 Week 5 Game Recap: Steelers 28 Lions 20

Another week and another game that came down to the opponents last drive. The Steelers held off a late Detroit surge and defeated the Lions, 28-20, today at Ford Field. The Steelers led the Lions by 15 late in the fourth quarter but as has happened so many times this season, the defense gave up […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Lions

Baring any late changes, it now appears Limas Sweed will be back active this week and veteran Shaun McDonald will go back to the inactive list. Both Willie Parker and Troy Polamalu remain out injured. Offensive lineman Tony Hills and Kraig Urbik should assume their normal spots on the game day scratches as should defensive […]

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