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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Saints

By David Todd Winners of four of their last five, the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the New Orleans Saints at Heinz Field on Sunday and got embarrassed. Much like the Cleveland game in week six where they also got blown out, the Steelers actually dominated early. They controlled the ball for…


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Tireless Le’Veon Bell Leaves Rookie Backs On The Sideline

In his first game as the only running back with double-digit career carries on the roster, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell logged 90 snaps on offense. The Steelers offense played 92 snaps. Rookie third-round draft pick Dri Archer only logged three snaps—one of them coming with Bell also on…


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With Keisel Gone, Time Is Now For Stephon Tuitt To Step Up

The Pittsburgh Steelers were dealt a significant blow when defensive end Brett Keisel was lost for the season with a torn triceps that he suffered on the bottom of a pile during the team’s 35-32 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. That blow, of course, comes as much…



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Lance Moore Sees More Time As Martavis Bryant Struggles

For just the first time the entire season, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore logged more than 50 percent of the team’s snaps in a game on Sunday. Was it just a coincidence that it happened to come against the New Orleans Saints, the team that he played for before…


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Dolphins Victory Adds Another Guest To AFC Wildcard Derby

It was another day, another drop in the standing for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday as the Miami Dolphins’ come from behind victory over the New York Jets brought them even with the majority of the pack at 7-5; in fact, the win vaulted the Dolphins all the way to…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 12 vs. Saints

By Michael K. Reynolds Mired in the swamps of Louisiana are the sinking hopes of Pittsburgh Steelers fans as the New Orleans Saints came into Heinz Field and lathered on some good ol’ Bayou barbecue sauce with a 35-32 victory. Oh, if only the game was as close as a…


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All-22 Primer: Steelers vs Saints

By Alex Kozora An All-22 perspective of questions I’ll look to answer of the Pittsburgh Steelers 35-32 defeat to the hands of the New Orleans Saints Sunday. – We’ll start with the most important position, QB. We know Ben Roethlisberger had a horrific day. But why? The injured hand can’t…



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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Saints

By Alex Kozora Breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers 35-32 loss to the New Orleans Saints yesterday afternoon. – It took the Steelers until the final 2:34 to surpass the 20 point threshold. Disappointing considering the sorry state of the Saints’ offense. New Orleans had allowed 20+ in all but two…


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Antonio Brown Leads All Receivers In Catches, Yards, TDs

It’s much more difficult to talk stats when it comes on the back of a rough loss, but it would be a disservice not to take note of some of the feats that were accomplished by the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 35-32 loss to the New Orleans Saints. For the…


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Steelers vs. Saints: Player Snap Counts Week 13

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday loss to the New Orleans Saints, according to the NFL official gamebook. As usual, we will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. These snaps do not include plays wiped…



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Steelers Stung Again By Struggling NFC South

The AFC North caught a major scheduling break this season when they were slotted to take on the South division for their inter-conference matchups in 2014. The NFC South has historically been a revolving door of contenders, but at the moment, everybody has seemed to be racing to the bottom….