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2015 Player Exit Meetings – WR Antonio Brown

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


Antonio Brown’s Absence Limited 4WR Sets For Steelers In Denver

Two weeks ago, in the Wildcard round, the Pittsburgh Steelers, having lost DeAngelo Williams and been thrust into a position of needing to rely upon the inexperienced and largely untested Fitzgerald Toussaint and Jordan Todman, broke with their convention and turned several times to a four-wide receiver set so that…


Defensive Backs The Group To Watch In Mobile

Good morning from Mobile, Alabama! By the time you’re reading this, the weigh-ins will have likely started for the 2016 Senior Bowl. But before we get things kicked off and all the ensuing craziness over the next three days, I want to take one close examine at the grop of…


Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis: CB Ross Cockrell – Exclusive Rights

Player: Ross Cockrell Position: Cornerback Experience: 2 Years Free Agent Status: Exclusive Rights (Signed) 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $510,000 2015 Season Breakdown: Ross Cockrell was a non-entity for the Steelers during the offseason, and for good reason—he was a Buffalo Bill. And even when the Steelers did sign him, on…


Bill Belichick’s Championed Extra Point Revision Proved Costly

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was perhaps the most ardent proponent within the coaching community of pushing the line of scrimmage for the extra point attempt back from the two-yard line to the 15-yard line. The league likely views the change as at least a modest, if not…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – RB Le’Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…



Senior Bowl Day 1: News And Notes

Just finished up the Senior Bowl’s opening press conference. Phil Savage, as always, led it and had three players speak to the media: Alabama LB Reggie Ragland, North Dakota St QB Carson Wentz, and Penn St DT Austin Johnson. Some highlights from all four. – Savage praised Gus Bradley and…



Steelers 2015 Sack Review: LB Jarvis Jones

Over the course of the next several weeks I will be recapping the sacks registered during the 2015 season by the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Each post will be dedicated to one individual player and along the way we’ll document the down and distance, time and number of players sent on each…


Panthers And Broncos Both Showed In 2015 That Pass Defense Still Matters

While it’s obvious that NFL teams need solid quarterback play in order to compete for a championship year in and year out, the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers both proved this year that a solid defense is also vital. While many of you may scoff at the Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt that I track…


Steelers Total Player Snap Counts For 2015 Season

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season has ended, we can now take a look at the final snap totals for the entire year and you will see those in the table below. Offensively for the Steelers, guards David DeCastro and Ramon Foster were both iron men this past season…