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Season Of Change – Hiring Mike Munchak

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as a season of change amid […]

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Expect Steelers To Use Blount Force When Leading In Fourth Quarter

Over the course of the last two seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers have had a lead in the fourth quarter in 17 of the 32 games that they have played. While they did manage to win 14 of those games, they weren’t able to run the ball effectively in those situations. In fact, when you remove […]

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Numbers Crunch: Projecting Jarvis Jones’ Sacks In 2014

By Alex Kozora Clearly, there are players that enter each year more under the microscope than others. Ones expected to make that leap and provide a substantial impact from one year to the next. One Pittsburgh Steelers player that will be examined closely in 2014 is outside linebacker Jarvis Jones. You don’t have to be […]

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Season Of Change – Free Agent Starters

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as a season of change amid […]

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NFL’s Top 100 Players List Lacking In Steelers Linebackers

The NFL Network concluded its Top 100 Players of 2014 list last night, a list of the best players in the league, purportedly as voted on by their peers. The list is certainly far from scientific and holds little weight, but the final results do bare out a present concern for the Pittsburgh Steelers. While […]

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Concussion Settlement Places Former Steelers On Opposite Sides

As we’ve previously reported, Judge Anita Brody earlier this week granted preliminary approval for an amended settlement agreement between the NFL and retired players regarding the league’s financial responsibility in caring for players following their playing days who suffer from the effects of concussions sustained during their career. The decision has left many players, including […]

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The Pre-Noll Era: Recapping The 1933 Season (Part Two)

By Alex Kozora Part Two of our two-part series recapping the Pittsburgh Steelers inaugural 1933 season. This part is a little bit shorter than part one but that’s due to most games being on the road and it produced shorter game reports. Game #5: October 15th, 1933: Green Bay Packers (47-0 Loss) This tied for […]

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Season Of Change – Letting Go Of The Past

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as a season of change amid […]

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Former Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Talks Manning, Roethlisberger

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was interviewed on Sirius XM NFL Radio yesterday, and he had a lot to say about what it’s like to play with Peyton Manning at quarterback with the Denver Broncos, in comparison to his four seasons in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense with Ben Roethlisberger. He was highly complimentary […]

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Future HOF TE Tony Gonzalez Believes Position-Based Pay Is Backward

Former Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is widely credited with helping to revolutionize the position, incorporating it more into the production of the offensive machine, rather than as an extension of the offensive line. Consequently, he holds, or has held, just about every conceivable tight end record of meaning. One […]

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The Pre-Noll Era: Recapping The 1933 Season (Part One)

By Alex Kozora Today’s world is one filled of information. Especially in the sports’ sector. Want to know Kent Graham’s yards per completion in 2000? I don’t know why you would, but it’s out there (13.3 by the way). However, not everything is readily accessible. Football’s early years are understandably not well recorded. Specifically, focusing […]

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Season Of Change – Extending A Bridge To The Past

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as a season of change amid […]

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Marc Sessler Evaluates Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount

Recently, Marc Sessler went back and watched all of new Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount’s snaps from a year ago for the NFL Network, and wrote about his findings about who he is and how he will fit into the offense. Blount was traded to the New England Patriots last season as a fringe […]

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Judge Grants Preliminary Approval To Amended NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL and counsel for retired players reached an agreement late last month on the revision of a settlement first established nearly a year ago that would begin compensating retired players for concussion-related ailments, paid for by the league. The original settlement, which is now obsolete in light of the amendments, included within its provisions […]

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Steelers Ranked Second In Most Well-Built Teams Of The 00s

For much of the early years of the modern National Football League, it seemed that there was often a dominant team throughout most, or at least a good portion, of a decade. Even prior to the NFL-AFL merger, for example, Vince Lombardi’s  Green Bay Packers were certainly the dominant football force, and they went on […]

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Newcomer Lance Moore Has A Clutchness Level That Emmanuel Sanders Lacked

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to run off to the Denver Broncos uncontested during the offseason and in all likelihood he won’t be missed one bit. While Sanders is regarded by many as being an above average route runner that managed to catch 67 passes in 2013, it’s his […]

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Season Of Change – Chopping The Wood

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as a season of change amid […]

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All-Pro To No Show: Josh Gordon’s Off-Field Battle

Every once in a while, there is a football news story involving another team that transcends individual franchises. For example, we’ve recently been discussing New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham and the implications that may one day stem from his franchise tender arbitration. Unfortunately, there’s a more sobering storyline currently unfolding for a division […]

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48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 9 Versus Patriots

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Another sequence, another loss. Perhaps the […]

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Steelers Kickoff Coverage In 2013 Didn’t Match Up To Their Ranking

Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers kickoff coverage team allowed an average of 22.3 yards per return and that was good for a 10th overall ranking. While those raw stats look good on paper, I’m about to show you why those numbers are really just fluff and why Steelers special teams coach Danny Smith has to […]

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Packers Mike McCarthy On Chuck Noll: ‘He Was Someone I Like To Emulate’

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is a fixture now in Upper Midwest, but that doesn’t mean that he’s forgotten his Western Pennsylvania roots. McCarthy, who grew up watching Chuck Noll coach the Pittsburgh Steelers in 70s, talked recently about the passing of the Hall of Famer. “He was someone I like to emulate. […]

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48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 8 Versus Raiders

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. After the mini two-game winning streak, […]

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Unique Skill Sets Present A Unique Dilemma

The Jimmy Graham arbitration and subsequent ruling has understandably generated a considerable amount of discussion amongst football fans, regardless of whether or not one follows the New Orleans Saints. Of course, Graham, designated as a tight end, contended that he should technically be classified as a wide receiver when it comes to the franchise tag […]

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For Steelers, Health Is Happiness

During an offseason of uncommon change for an organization as conservative in its movements as the Pittsburgh Steelers, there has been a significant amount of focus in recent months on these amendments, as well as discussion about which move will prove to be the most significant offseason acquisition. The go-to answer tends to be new […]

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Steelers Pre-Camp Depth Chart Update – Safety

With minicamp in the rearview mirror and training camp on the horizon, the Pittsburgh Steelers should already have all of the main components of their offseason roster in place, with all draft picks signed and no more free agents projected to be added until further evaluation. It’s possible that a need should arise for further […]

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Numbers Crunch: Steelers Average Age By Position

By Alex Kozora Here is a little bit of research to hold you over for the weekend and it includes the average age at each position for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Presenting this with minimal context because in the end, it doesn’t matter a whole lot. I’ll leave the absurd generalizations to Warren Sapp. I do want […]

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