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Roethlisberger 3rd Down Stats – Why Ben Is A Better Run First Quarterback

The Bruce Arians haters will absolutely love this post. It is proof that Ben Roethlisberger is better suited in a run first type offense. Arians did this initially in 2007, but has since drifted off into his pass first offense. The most noticeable difference is what happens on 3rd down with Ben and a pass […]

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Rashard Mendenhall Stats At 200 Carry Mark

Second year running back has now carried the ball 213 times in his young NFL career. I thought I would compile his stats for his first 200 carries and compare them to the some other running backs currently in the NFL at the same point in their careers at the 200 carry mark. You can […]

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Arians Revealed Steelers True Offensive Identity In Cleveland

It may seem like an insignificant play as it was only the 3rd play on offense, but the the 3rd and 1 play call Thursday night against Cleveland revealed the Steelers true identity on offense once and for all. Sure this is not a mind blowing revelation to anyone who has watched every Steelers game […]

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Video Of Cleveland Browns Sacks Against Steelers

WARNING: The video you are about to see is not suitable for all audiences. Please ask all women, children and pets to leave the room before playing. Rob Ryan does a great job of using a walking around defensive front and disguised blitzes to get to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Pretty much beating the offensive line […]

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Cracks In The Defensive Armor Started Showing In The Super Bowl

Armchair quarterbacking in the NFL is the easiest job in the world. It let\’s all of us present the obvious as if it is earth shattering news and foresight. Such is the case with the 2009 Steelers. The incredible high of winning our 6th Super Bowl after an improbable playoff run, made it easy to […]

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2010 Steelers Free Agents & Players Under Contract

I was hoping to not have to post this for a while, but several people have already emailed me asking me about it. Below are the current players on the roster and their contract status. The Steelers currently have 18 active roster players who will be free agents in the offseason. I have designated if […]

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Unleashing Smell In December

Here we are, the day after one of the most embarrassing losses in Steelers history, just 5 days after the previous most embarrassing loss in Steelers history. Perhaps Mike Tomlin had it wrong. Instead of unleashing hell, perhaps he meant unleashing smell, as in we stink. Before anyone goes telling me what a bad fan […]

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Steelers Versus Browns Week 14 Preview & Prediction

Following another brutal loss last Sunday to the Raiders, the playoffs have no officially begun for the Steelers. One more loss and it would take a near miracle for them to get an AFC Wild Card berth. This week the Steelers must play the Browns in Cleveland on a nasty Winter night that includes swirling […]

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7 Things To Look For Thursday Week 14 Versus Cleveland

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Thursday night as the Steelers take on the Cleveland Browns. Burnett Time – William Gay suffered a concussion against the Raiders and once again played poorly as well. Mike Tomlin hinted of some shake ups and Joe Burnett may get the start tonight in place […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Week 14 Inactive Players Versus Browns

This weeks tea leaves are pretty cloudy as far as game day inactives versus the Browns on Thursday night, because of the short week and injuries. Quarterback Charlie Batch will be the number 3 this week as he is at least healthy enough to hand the ball off in an emergency situation. Safety Troy Polamalu […]

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Top 10 Steelers Salary Cap Hits For 2010

While it is still too early to tell if the 2010 NFL season will be an uncapped year or not, I thought while I had the numbers pulled up, I would list the top 10 players who would count the most against a salary cap in 2010 if we have one. The figures are not […]

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Farrior\’s Time As A Steeler May Be Winding Down

Depending on how the final 4 games play out for the Steelers, it could be the final 4 games that inside linebacker James Farrior plays in a Steelers uniform. Farrior is under contract through the 2012 season, but will count nearly 4 million dollars towards a salary cap, if there is one in 2010. It […]

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Karma May Have Gotten To Hines Ward

The announcement by Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin this afternoon that wide receiver Hines Ward may not play Thursday night because of a strained hamstring, sent an “oh crap” feeling through my head. Not because I do not think we necessarily need Ward to beat the Browns (or maybe we do), but more from the […]

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While Your Out On The Ledge, Pray For Help

Many of Steeler Nation are out on ledge today and no one can blame them for being there. Over the last 4 games the Steelers are 0-4 when at worst they should be 2-2. The 0-4 mark of the recent weeks has the Steelers facing a remaining schedule that they must treat as the beginning […]

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Secondary Miscommunication & Missed Assignments

Perhaps the Steelers secondary misses strong safety Troy Polamalu communication skills on the field just as much as ability to make plays. Without a doubt the absence of Polamalu has made a difference in some wins and losses, but should one player have that kind of effect? The answer is no. What is happening on […]

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2009 Week 13 Game Recap: Raiders 27 Steelers 24

In lieu of my normal recap, I will just hit a few high and low points. Steelers are now 6-6 and MUST win out. They will also need help along the way to get a Wild Card spot. The way they are playing right now, they would not go far anyways. Ike Taylor and William […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Week 13 Versus Oakland

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers take on the Oakland Raiders. Easing Ben Back In – The last thing the Steelers want to do is to let quarterback Ben Roethlisberger be exposed to any unnecessary hits as he returns from a concussion. The Steelers will look to […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Week 13 Inactive Players Versus Raiders

This weeks tea leaves are pretty readable as far as game day inactives versus the Raiders on Sunday go. Both quarterbacks, Charlie Batch and Tyler Palko will be inactive with Palko being listed as the #3 while Batch recovers from wrist surgery. With guard Chris Kemoeatu looking to return this week from injury, it is […]

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Polamalu Should Be Held Out At Least 2 More Weeks

The game against the Kansas City Chiefs keeps playing over and over in my head since it happened. While no team is awarded a win for just showing up, that game was certainly one that had a W penciled in next to it. That one game now has the Steelers on the outside looking in […]

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Unleash Hell In December Video – Mike Tomlin

If you need a pick me up for the remainder of the season, just play the video clip below of Mike Tomlin following the Sunday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. This is our battle cry now for December. We will not go gently. We will unleash hell in December because we have to. We […]

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New Hines Ward and Max Talbot City Of Champions Cereal Commercial

I was going to wait and post this in the next Steelers Six From Around The Web post, but Steeler Nation needs a pick me up on Tuesday. Here is the well talked about and awaited new Hines Ward and Max Talbot City Of Champions Cereal commercial below. It looks like Ward is doing all […]

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Could Anthony Madison Be On His Way Back to The Steelers?

With all of the woes the Steelers have had on special teams, it might be advisable to go after former Steelers special teams ace Anthony Madison. Madison was released Tuesday afternoon by the Indianapolis Colts. Madison led the Steelers in special teams tackles last year and was a popular locker room guy, something the Steelers […]

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Tomlin Explains Why They Could Not Roll Dixon Out More

Sometimes I guess fans need to hear it from the horses mouth to understand why teams do or in this case don\’t do certain things more in games. As I tried to explain in earlier post, the reason quarterback Dennis Dixon was not used more like he was on the touchdown run against the Ravens […]

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2009 AFC Playoff Picture – Wild Card Standings

The AFC Playoff picture got a bit tighter this weekend as Houston, Miami, Jacksonville and Pittsburgh all lost, while Denver, Baltimore, New York and Tennessee won. Below is a look at 6 teams that have the best shots at the 2 Wild Card spots with 5 weeks to go. Only Cleveland has been officially eliminated […]

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Dennis Dixon Going Forward

The only good thing that came out of the Sunday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens is that we truly know now what we have in the 2008 5th round draft pick, Dennis Dixon. Dixon overcame incredible odds of limited practice time and playing a division rival on the road in front of a national […]

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Worst Steelers Loss Is A Loss Of Locker Room – Hines Ward Bob Costas Interview

The biggest concern I have right now following the loss to the Ravens is the potential loss of the Steelers locker room. The interview Hines Ward gave to Bob Costas was a questionable one. Ward was clearly frustrated during the interview and said so after the game. Ward wants to win, but could have said […]

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