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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger Still In Walking Boot On Monday, Maurkice Pouncey Is Not

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was not at practice today for the Steelers as they started their preparations for their Monday night game against the San Francisco 49ers. Roethlisberger is still in a walking boot, according to Brown, but was at the practice…






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Report: NFL Considering Suspending Steelers LB James Harrison

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter tweeted Sunday morning that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is considering a one or two game suspension for Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison after Thursday night helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy. Harrison hit McCoy in the fourth quarter just after McCoy released a pass…



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Week 14 NFL Picks 2011

Another week and nothing fancy, but at least it was a winning week. The week 13 picks saw an 11-5 straight up record and a 9-7 record against the spread. Through 13 weeks I am 115-79 straight up and a dismal 78-116 against the spread. Here are the week 14…



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Steelers Browns Week 14 Defensive Participation Chart

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 14 Thursday night game versus the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field. Rookie Cameron Heyward saw a season high 33 non-penalty snaps in this game and that was likely because Ziggy Hood suffered a groin injury early. Heyward mostly played…


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Steelers Week 14 Coverage Stats Versus Browns

Below are the Steelers coverage stats for the week 14 Thursday win against the Cleveland Browns. These stats are broken down by play and include down and distance, line of scrimmage, direction, yards gained, yards after catch, personnel the offense used, defensive package, number of pass rushers and whether or…




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Brett Keisel More Than The Player Behind The Beard

As a fellow alumnus of Brigham Young University, I\’ve always been ecstatic that Brett Keisel wears the black and gold jersey of the Pittsburgh Steelers (as does another alumnus, Chris Hoke). What earned Keisel this honor? Well, read on… Despite the grizzly bear look during the season when he\’s grooming…



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Ben Roethlisberger, The Black And Gold Cowboy

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had a great line last week when asked about Cleveland Browns wide receiver/return man Josh Cribbs when he said, “We\’ve been dead Indians in his cowboy movie enough.” While this post has nothing to do with Cribbs, that quote immediately circled back through my…


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More Steelers Browns Observations From Week 14

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cleveland Browns 14-3 Thursday night at Heinz Field and here are some of my post game observations after going through the game again. Lawrence Timmons bit hard on the play action on the early long completion to Evan Moore and never recovered in coverage. On…


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James Harrison Likely Will Face Fine For Helmet To Helmet Hit On Colt McCoy – Video

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison will almost certainly get fined for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy in the 4th quarter of the Thursday night game at Heinz Field. McCoy was scrambling outside the pocket and threw the ball on the run just before he passed the…




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Ben Roethlisberger Injures Ankle In First Half Versus Browns, X-rays Reportedly Negative

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left the game tonight in the second quarter against Cleveland Browns with ankle injury following a sack. Roethlisberger’s left ankle appeared to get pinned underneath after getting hit by Brian Schaefering and Scott Paxson of the Browns. Roethlisberger had to be helped off the field…


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Steelers Browns Inactives Week 14

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Cleveland Browns tonight at Heinz Field as week 14 in the NFL gets underway. The Steelers look to move to 10-3 on the season with a win tonight. The final injury report on Wednesday had 5 Steelers players listed as out and 1 as…


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Steelers Place Hoke & Dwyer On IR, Promote Ivy & Cromartie-Smith From Practice Squad

The Steelers placed nose tackle Chris Hoke and running back Jonathan Dwyer on injured reserve today and promoted linebacker Mortty Ivy and safety Damon Cromartie-Smith from the practice squad to take their places on the 53 man roster. Hoke will undergo neck surgery next week after never recovering from his…