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A Few Bright Spots From Cody Wallace Against The Raiders

By Matthew Marczi When Cody Wallace was forced into the game due to the injuries to Ramon Foster and Guy Whimper, it was certainly alarming—not simply because it meant the Pittsburgh Steelers were down two linemen, but also because we had never seen Wallace play before and did not know…


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Le’Veon Bell Still Has Work To Do In Pass Protection

By Matthew Marczi Before the season started, the main point of discussion being tossed around with regard to Le’Veon Bell and his ability to get on the field right away was how quickly he would be able to acclimate himself to picking up the blitz in passing situations. Of course,…


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Steelers Versus Patriots: Game Time, Line, Trends, Weather, TV & Radio Schedule – Week 9

Pittsburgh Steelers (2-5) vs. New England Patriots (6-2) Kickoff: 4:25 p.m., ET Site: Gillette Stadium (68,756) • Foxborough, Mass Playing Surface: Field Turf TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (analyst) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970) Announcers: Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play),…


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Steelers Versus Patriots Week 9 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the New England Patriots Sunday at Gillette Stadium and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Landry Jones – This will mark the eighth…


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Breakdown Of Steelers T Mike Adams Versus Raiders

By Alex Kozora A breakdown of Mike Adams’ snaps versus the Oakland Raiders. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Drive Snaps: 1 Run/Pass Block: 0/0 Pass Route: 1 Play-by-Play 1. 2nd and 10, 14:36 1st. Reports as an eligible receiver at RT. Runs a drag route. Don’t know why…


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A Look At Unblocked Pressure On Both Sides Of The Ball

By Matthew Marczi It is certainly no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers this season have been terrible at generating pressure on the quarterback, and especially so when they do not blitz. This has been the theme for the past few years now. Part of the reason this might be is…


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Robert Golden Gets A Nod For Special Team Play

By Matthew Marczi While Pittsburgh Steelers safety Robert Golden may have seen his playing time on defense fall off a cliff thanks to Cortez Allen and Shamarko Thomas, he has been and remains an instrumental part of the team’s strategy and success in the third phase of the game: special…



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Highlights and Lowlights For Ike Taylor In The Black Hole

By Matthew Marczi Even though Ike Taylor has not surrendered a touchdown yet during the 2013 season, the veteran cornerback is not having one of his most consistent seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Through seven games, he has surrendered 30 receptions on 46 targets, or nearly two-thirds of the time…



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Try As They Might, Steelers Unable To Bury Themselves

By Matthew Marczi Sometimes it seems as though the Pittsburgh Steelers are simply powerless to dig their own grave. The rest of the AFC North is digging too, and they are all throwing their dirt into Pittsburgh’s plot. That theme continued last night when the Cincinnati Bengals found yet another…


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Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Raiders

By Alex Kozora The weekly breakdown between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Starting kick coverage in no particular order. Terence Garvin, Robert Golden, Shamarko Thomas, Will Johnson, Stevenson Sylvester, Jarvis Jones, Will Allen, Antwon Blake, Cortez Allen, and William Gay….


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2013 NFL Week 8 TOX Stats

Week 8 is now way behind us and Week 9 gets underway in just a little bit. Below are your weekly TOX stats along with the year to date numbers. We knew a correction had to be on the way and we finally got one as the teams with a…