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Steelers O-Line Play Leading The Way For Top Five Offense

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is on pace to take the second-most sacks of his professional career in 2014, having been sacked 15 times thus far through five games at an average of three sacks per game. So how in the world could anybody possibly be trying to claim that…



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Steelers vs Jaguars Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Vince Williams doing work on the opening kickoff, slamming the returner and sending him flailing out of bounds. But he nearly took out the team doctor. Even worse, he did…


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Steelers vs Jaguars First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. First down, first play back after missing two games. Ramon Foster blocked down to the right on the defensive tackle and allowed Le’Veon Bell to work behind him, finding room…


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Kozora: Steelers Fold Blocks Video

By Alex Kozora Another week, another video. I’m continuing to add more elements to these videos that I hope you like. Better lighting and some pictures incorporated throughout this video. Today we’ll break down what a fold block is and how the Pittsburgh Steelers used it to break off their…



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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Jaguars

By David Todd The Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to EverBank Field in Jacksonville Sunday to take on a winless team for the second week in a row. Coming off a home loss to winless Tampa, they were desperate for a win…and they got it, but it wasn’t pretty. The Steelers won…


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2014 NFL Week 5 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 5 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had a well overdue correction as the teams with a plus two or better TOX stat went 7-3 (70%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are…



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Jason Worilds Sees Improvement From Less Movement, More Rushes

The more astute observer might have noticed that the Pittsburgh Steelers had been more adventurous in recent weeks in terms of how they chose to employ fifth-year outside linebacker Jason Worilds on the field. Over the course of the previous few weeks, the Steelers elected to move Worilds around a…


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LeGarrette Blount Serving His Role Well

Through five games, new Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount has certainly been a solid contributor to the offense. While he is averaging less than six carries per game, he has rushed for 186 yards on 29 carries, averaging 6.4 yards per rush. He also has two of the Steelers’…


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Sean Spence Still A Piece Of The Puzzle After Ryan Shazier Returns

Pittsburgh Steelers third-year linebacker Sean Spence made his second start on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Unlike the week before, however, he played every snap of this game, although the defense played less in total. Spence had never played a regular season game before this year after missing his first…


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Steelers Averaging 3.6 Wide Receiver Screens Per Game Heading Into Week 6

For several years now, fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have criticized the use of wide receiver screens when it comes to talking about the offense. That criticism is not unique to offensive coordinator Todd Haley, however, as Bruce Arians was also heavily ridiculed for using wide receiver screens during his…


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Despite Rushing Success, Steelers Still A Pass-Happy Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers may no longer lead the league in rushing yards per game, a temporary inflation based on a whopping 264-yard rushing performance during the third game of the season, but they do still rank seventh, averaging 137.2 yards per game. More significant is that they rank fourth in…


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How To Get Deported From Steelers Nation

By Michael K. Reynolds You want to know the worst thing about writing about the Pittsburgh Steelers? Having to analyze horribly disappointing losses? No. It’s actually part of the healing process. Being called an imbecile? Or a know-nothing, posing, wannabe, moron? No. That’s one of the true joys of being…