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Sound FX: Ben Roethlisberger Wired During Chargers Game Video

One thing is for certain, this team belongs to Ben Roethlisberger. His leadership in the video below, especially with running back Rashard Mendenhall is absolutely fantastic. He continues to remind him to hold on to the football and also to trust what he sees and go. The game really seems to be moving very slow […]

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Rashard Mendenhall – The First 50 Carries

The 29 carries running back Rashard Mendenhall had on Sunday night against the Chargers, put him over the 50 carry mark finally. I have compiled a list of most of the current starting running backs in the league and compiled their stats of each ones first 50 carries for a quick comparison of where Mendenhall […]

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Carey Davis Wins Game For Steelers

OK, Carey Davis really did not win the game for the Steelers, but his heads up play recovering the fumble of tight end Heath Miller resulted in 7 points just one play later. I mentioned earlier last week that I thought Davis would pay dividends some how and he already has. Below is some pictures […]

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Coming To An Endzone Near You: THE BIG LEGURSKY

Mike Tomlin and Bruce Arians unveiled a new goalline package on Sunday night versus the San Diego Chargers, in which big backup center Doug Legursky was lined up at fullback ahead of running back Rashard Mendenhall. The offensive line really did not need the help as you can see in the video below, but Legursky […]

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Steelers Should Hold Polamalu & Parker Out Until Bye

2-2 has never looked so good for Steelers fans, especially considering the injuries they have suffered to key players. While the Steelers have not had an extensive injury report in 2009, the ones on it have been key players. The loss of strong safety Troy Polamalu is an obvious huge loss. The Steelers defense is […]

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Tomlin Don\’t Give A Damn What You Think

Mike Tomlin put his balls on display for the whole world to see last night, but he could care less what you think about them. He just wanted to show them to you and prove they exist. Boy, do they! Faced with a 4th and 1 with 6:23 left in the first half and the […]

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2009 Week 4 Game Recap: Steelers 38 Chargers 28

What started out as a blowout, ended up as a nail biter, as the Steelers almost suffered another 4th quarter collapse. Steelers kicker Jeff Reed nailed a 46 yard field goal with 3:48 left in the game to lead the Steelers to a 38-28 win at Heinz Field. If the Steelers would of lost, it […]

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Steelers Versus Chargers Week 4 Preview & Prediction

The Steelers will be trying to avoid their first three-game losing streak since weeks the 2006 season when they host the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night. The Chargers have never won in 13 regular-season matchups in Pittsburgh, and they lost 35-24 at Heinz Field in the divisional round of last season\’s playoffs. On offense, […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus San Diego

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers host the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night. 2nd Chance For Mendenhall – This is the time for Rashard Mendenhall to show us exactly what he is or isn\’t. This could be the game to establish he belongs not only in […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves For Sunday Night Steelers Inactive Players

Now that Isaac Redman has been activated to the active roster and Nick Eason has been released, it surely means Willie Parker will sit this week. Limas Sweed is almost certain to be inactive as Shaun McDonald will start at the #4 receiver spot. Offensive lineman Tony Hills and Kraig Urbik have yet to be […]

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1-3 Not A Playoff Death Sentence

Let us hope the Steelers rebound this Sunday night and take down the San Diego Chargers to move to 2-2. God forbid we don\’t win, 1-3 is not the death sentence for the Steelers. Since 1969, 9 Steelers teams have started the season 1-3. Of those 9 teams, 2 actually made the playoffs and a […]

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Willie Iffy, Troy No Way

When running back Willie Parker showed up as not participating in the Thursday practice report, it became a little fuzzier on whether or not he will indeed be ready to suit up Sunday night against the Chargers. The turf toe on the right foot seems to still be hurting FWP pretty good. If Parker can […]

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Chargers 3-4 Defense Just What The Doctor Ordered

Sunday night will mark the first team the Steelers face this season that plays a 3-4 defense. In 2008 the Steelers went 9-0 against teams that played the 3-4 front. This also included playoffs. Over those 9 games the Steelers averaged 113.89 rushing yards per game and 215.11 passing yards per game. Even throwing out […]

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Mike Mayock\’s Draft Day Comment On Limas Sweed

I was going through some old videos of Limas Sweed and came across the draft day remarks by NFL Network draft guru Mike Mayock. His last statement in the video is chilling and right on the money. “My issue with this guy is he has got to be more consistent.” Mayock does not get a […]

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Carey Davis Was The Right Choice

Another punch in the stomach was suffered by all of the Isaac Redman and Frank Summers supporters today when “Frank the Tank” was placed on IR with a back injury and fullback Carey Davis was signed to take his place. Like it or not, Davis was the right choice. Keep in mind that tight end/fullback […]

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Old McDonald Needs A Hat – EE I EE I O

There are only so many times you can help a person back on to the horse that he has fallen off of numerous times. The horse starts getting concerned as does the guy helping the person back on the horse. Such is the case with second year receiver Limas Sweed. Sweed has only 7 catches […]

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All About The W\’s & The L\’s

I, like the rest of Steeler Nation am in mourning still after the loss to the Bengals. I have read many a blog post and forum postings over the last several hours and fingers are pointed in every direction. The Steelers very easily could be 3-0 at this point and just as easily 0-3. Regardless, […]

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Steelers Only Playing 45 Minutes Of Defense

Dating back to the Super Bowl against the Arizona Cardinals, the Steelers defense has played a great first 45 minutes of football in each game. The problem is that there is 60 minutes in a game. The last 15 minutes of the last 4 games shows that the defense clearly has problems sealing the deal. […]

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Seven Huge Plays In The Bengals Loss

#1) 3-1-CIN 1 (7:40) 39-W.Parker left tackle to CIN 1 for no gain (31-R.Williams; 68-J.Fanene). The short yardage woes continue. If Ben is your best short yardage back, then use him. We found out after the game, Rashard Mendenhall was in the dog house. Every team we play, knows we can not run on the […]

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2009 Week 3 Game Recap: Bengals 23 Steelers 20

Sometimes stats lie and such was the case in the Sunday 23-20 loss to the Bengals in Cincinnati. The Steelers defense allowed just 283 yards of total offense, but 156 of them came in the fourth quarter. The Steelers entered the fourth quarter with a 20-9 lead, but allowed 2 long drives by the Bengals […]

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Week 3 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 3 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 9-7 in week 2 & 21-11 overall. Tennessee Titans 27 New York Jets 17 Houston Texans 30 Jacksonville Jaguars 27 Philadelphia Eagles 20 Kansas City Chiefs 17 Baltimore Ravens 24 Cleveland Browns 10 New York Giants […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Cincinnati

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers travel to Cincinnati to face the Bengals. Chris Henry vs Steelers Secondary – Although he only has 2 catches for 23 yards in 2009, Henry has had some good production against the Steelers. If the Steelers get defensive backs get sucked […]

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Steelers Versus Bengals Week 3 Preview & Prediction

Both the Steelers and Bengals head into the Sunday match-up at Paul Brown Stadium at 1-1 and one game back to the Baltimore Ravens. This is the first division game for either team in the 2009 season. Despite being without strong safety Troy Polamalu, the Steelers are relatively healthy. Backup strong safety Tyrone Carter, who […]

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Arians Went For Jugular Instead Of Open Cut

Before I move on to Cincinnati, I had one final thought on the Bears game. The fourth quarter drive that followed the Bears game tying touchdown was an important one in the outcome of the game. Starting at their own 29-yard line, Ben Roethlisberger and company began the march down field using the no huddle […]

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Willie Has Lost Several It\’s

Having re-watched both 2009 games 5 times each, it is clearly apparent that running back Willie Parker has lost “it”, in fact he has lost several “it\’s”. To make sure, I replayed a few games from the 2006 season and it is obvious. First, the look in Parker\’s eyes, it is a different look, a […]

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Roster Move Likely Coming Soon

Depending how serious the injury to Tyrone Carter is, the Steelers more than likely will make a roster move this week on defense. Depending on what free agent strong safeties are available, the Steelers may resort to promoting Tuff Harris from the practice squad. In order to create room, the Steelers will likely release one […]

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