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Steelers vs. Browns Week 1 Offensive Statistical Breakdown

All of our charting from the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27 win in Week 1 over the Cleveland Browns is now done and I thought you all would like to see some of the detailed offensive stats from that game when it comes to personnel groupings and lineup detail. The first table below should be fairly straightforward….


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Steelers Red Zone Pass Play To Blount Was Called For Bell

If you were surprised to see Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger attempt to connect with running back LeGarrette Blount on a wheel route on second down from the Cleveland Browns 14-yard-line on the opening possession, you’re not alone, as the newcomer has only caught 23 passes in his first four…


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Steelers vs Browns Film Review: Markus Wheaton

Second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton made his first appearance as a starter for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the team’s season-opening victory over the Cleveland Browns, and as we detailed yesterday, he had a lot to do with securing that victory, even if he didn’t put any of those points up…



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Steelers vs Browns Film Review: Jarvis Jones

Pittsburgh Steelers former first-round pick Jarvis Jones is entering his second season, during which he is looking to show significant improvement from his rookie year. While he managed to match his season sack total from a year ago of one, and made a play here and there throughout the afternoon,…


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Steelers vs Browns Film Review: David DeCastro

Sunday was a rare moment for the Pittsburgh Steelers, during which they had the entirety of their interior offensive line intact. That includes right guard David DeCastro, a former first-round draft pick who missed almost all of his rookie season. He is entering what is essentially his second season as…


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Steelers vs Browns Film Review: Offensive Formations

When Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley talked about not letting too much out of the bag during the preseason, he wasn’t joking. Just taking a look at the variety of personnel packages that they used in the season opener will give an indication of that. One interesting thing to…




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Steelers vs. Browns Week 1 Defensive Statistical Breakdown

We are starting to wrap up our charting of the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27 win in Week 1 over the Cleveland Browns and I thought you would like to see some of the detailed defensive stats from that game. The first table below should be fairly straightforward. These are stats of…


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Audio: Talking Steelers Win Over Browns With Brian Tripp On ESPN 1450 Radio

Monday afternoon I talked to Brian Tripp on ESPN 1450 Radio about the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27 win over the Cleveland Browns Sunday at Heinz Field. We discuss the performance of several Steelers players in the game and quite a few topics are covered. The news about the Baltimore Ravens releasing Ray Rice even breaks during our talk. Throughout…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Browns

By David Todd “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of…


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Steelers Defense Rotates All But Secondary

The Pittsburgh Steelers knew that they would be facing a Cleveland Browns team that had been weakened as a vertical threat with the suspension of wide receiver Josh Gordon and a quarterback in Brian Hoyer who has a lot to prove. The Browns ran the ball nearly as much as…


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Steelers Special Teams Shows Opening Day Promise

The Pittsburgh Steelers may have an issue here and there to clean up on special teams, but the unit had a solid debut performance overall. Rookie punter Brad Wing punted six times during the game, averaging a distance of 43.7 on his kicks. More noteworthy was the 40.3-yard net average,…


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Steelers vs Browns Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are some notes and observations from the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 30-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. The second half is not nearly as fun to review as the first half. I have to keep writing? Fine. On first down, the Browns ran play action…