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Mike Tomlin Thinks Antonio Brown Is The J.J. Watt Of Wide Receivers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown currently leads the NFL with 60 catches and is second with 852 receiving yards. As previously noted, if Brown somehow duplicates those numbers in the second half of the season, he’ll easily set new franchise records in several receiving statistical categories. Brown continues to…


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Steelers To Continue Using Different Combinations At Inside Linebacker

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier retuned to the field Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts after missing the previous four games with a right knee injury. However, even though he returned to action, the Steelers first-round draft pick still played five less snaps than Vince Williams did in that game….


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Steelers Not Expected To Make Trade Before Tuesday Deadline

The NFL trading deadline is at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, but don’t expect the Pittsburgh Steelers to make any moves. “We’re open, but not necessarily active,” said head coach Mike Tomlin just prior to the Sunday game against the Indianapolis Colts. “It’s prudent business to be open-minded about…


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Jason Worilds Quietly Imposing His Will On Passing Game

On Sunday evening, the Indianapolis Colts made outside linebacker Jason Worilds a virtual non-factor on their opening drive. And that was about it. The Colts went three-and-out on drive number two, after the Pittsburgh Steelers pass rusher was able to pressure Andrew Luck into incompletions on second and third down….


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Steelers Return Units Not Holding Up Its End Of The Bargain

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ross Ventrone earned himself a spot on the practice squad during the preseason because of his excellent play on special teams. When Shamarko Thomas went down with an injury, the team called him up. Even though that move cost them rookie fifth-round offensive lineman Wesley Johnson, there’s…


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Sixth Receiver Could Be Odd Man Out When Jarvis Jones Returns

Pittsburgh Steelers first-year wide receiver Justin Brown was a near constant presence on the field for the team during the first six games of the season. While he served primarily as a blocker, he did catch 12 passes for 94 yards. He and veteran free agent Darrius Heyward-Bey played so…


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Steelers Triplets Showing They’re All Grown Up

The Pittsburgh Steelers have perhaps the most impressive assemblage of talent on the offensive side of the ball this season than they’ve had in over a decade. More specifically, the Steelers sent a quarterback, a running back, and a wide receiver to the Pro Bowl during the 2001 season, and…


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Roethlisberger Effectively Used Play Action In Win Over Colts

Thanks to the early success that the Pittsburgh Steelers running game had Sunday in their 51-35 win over the Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to effectively mix in some play action in route to his career record performance. For the game, Roethlisberger used play action on 12 passing…


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Steelers Versus Colts: An All-22 Primer

By Alex Kozora An All-22 primer before delving into the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Indianapolis Colts. – We’ll have to sit back for a few minutes and appreciate just how good Ben Roethlisberger’s performance was. Statistically gaudy but some of the throws will really pop on tape. The nine…



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Steelers Open Week As Slight Favorites Over Ravens

As the NFL enters Week 9 of the 2014 season, several online betting sites currently have the Pittsburgh Steelers favored by one point over the Baltimore Ravens. The Sunday night game at Heinz Field matches two teams both sporting 5-3 records and two divisional loses against each other. If the…


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Steelers LB James Harrison Starting To Make His Presence Felt

It’s taken a few weeks, but Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison seems to be about where he needs to be from a football conditioning standpoint and that’s great news for a defense that has had problems getting consistent pressure on opposing quarterbacks during the first half of the season. Following…