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Pro Football Focus Includes Roethlisberger, Brown On Midseason All-Pro Team

Pro Football Focus announced their Midseason All-Pro team on Wednesday and two Pittsburgh Steelers players were selected on the offensive side of the football. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger received the nod over Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady thanks mostly to his performance in the last two games. Khaled Elsayed writes: Pulled away from the competition with […]

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Steelers Successful When Ringing The Bell On Third Downs This Season

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is certainly having a great 2014 season as he already has 1144 yards from scrimmage through the first nine games. 433 of those yards have come on 47 receptions and you might be surprised to learn that 10 of his catches have come on third down and produced either […]

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Steelers Remember The Value Of Turnovers, Now That They’re Getting Them

After failing to record a single turnover in the first two games of the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now gone seven consecutive games with recording at least one turnover. In fact, they have even scored three touchdowns directly off of turnovers, twice on the interception and once on a fumble recovery on a punt. […]

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Antwon Blake Steps Up For Steelers In Sub-Package

After a string of frustratingly inconsistent games from starting cornerback Cortez Allen, the Pittsburgh Steelers made the tough decision to demote him to sub-package duty three games ago against the Houston Texans. The move seemed to make sense at the time. Replacing him in the starting lineup was Brice McCain, who’d spent his entire career […]

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Steelers Kick Coverage With Rare Lapse Against Ravens

Prior to this past Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers had actually been doing a pretty nice job on kickoff coverage, especially considering they ranked toward the bottom of the league in registering touchbacks. That changed suddenly late in the game when, after a 54-yard touchdown pass and, according to head coach […]

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Steelers Back To Plan B At Linebacker

It’s not as though they haven’t gotten used to it by now. In fact, over the course of the past several weeks, it’s been the norm. Pittsburgh Steelers rookie starting inside linebacker Ryan Shazier has been ruled out for next week’s game with an ankle injury. That means the mack linebacker position will be once […]

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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Ravens

By David Todd The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Baltimore Ravens in their third consecutive nationally-televised game at Heinz Field on a night when they retired Joe Greene’s jersey. They did Mean Joe proud, throttling the visitors 43-23 to raise their record to 6-3. It wasn’t quite a throwback to the dominating days of the […]

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Roethlisberger, Brown Each Receive One Vote In ESPN NFL Nation Midseason MVP Poll

ESPN.com recently had all 32 of their NFL Nation reporters cast a vote for a midseason MVP and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was the runaway winner with 16 votes. Even though he’s thrown for 196 more yards than Brady has so far this season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger only received one vote […]

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2014 NFL Week 9 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With nine weeks of 2014 season now in the books, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. First off, let me tell you that I’ve been making a mistake with this stat as I just realized that I have been using net passing yardage instead […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens: An All-22 Primer

By Alex Kozora Before the tape drops tomorrow, an All-22 primer of the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-27 victory against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night. – I want to continue to take a look at Ben Roethlisberger going through his progressions. Saw it last week against the Indianapolis Colts. Likely happened again in what ended up being […]

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Video: Steelers LB James Harrison Steps Up His Push-Up Game

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison had an exceptional game Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens and the 36-year-old linebacker now appears to be in football shape after being signed off of the streets three weeks into the season. Harrison, who is a workout warrior, has been known to do push-ups with a teammate sitting on […]

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Starting Position For Cam Thomas Fair To Question

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent Cam Thomas to a two-year contract in order to provide depth along the defensive line, as the team was entering a free agency period in which three of their top players at the position were hitting the open market. The organization did, in fact, lose two of those players […]

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Red Zone Success Leaves Shaun Suisham Idle On Sidelines

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been so efficient over the course of the past two weeks in putting the ball in the end zone that kicker Shaun Suisham has likely begun the become restless over on the sidelines, having not officially attempted a field goal in the last two games. Of course, that is not the […]

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Steelers Taking Safety Precautions With Three DBs Injured

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently have six safeties among their 12 defensive backs on the 53-man roster. Only three of them are fully healthy. Second-year safety Shamarko Thomas spent a few weeks on the sidelines with a hamstring injury, in response to which the Steelers called up Ross Ventrone from the practice squad. The journeyman defensive […]

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Le’Veon Bell Falls Off Torrid Yardage Pace With 58-Yard Effort

Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell began the 2014 season recording over 100 yards from scrimmage in every game through the first half of the year. That trend came to a screeching halt on Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens. In fact, Bell had the worst rushing performance of his brief career, establishing new […]

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Steelers Film Room: CB Brice McCain Guilty Of Poor Technique Early Against Ravens

When Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen was taken out of the starting lineup several weeks ago, he was replaced by Brice McCain in the base defense. While the Steelers have managed to win their last three games with McCain as the starter, I’m sure they can’t wait to get veteran Ike Taylor back on the […]

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Steelers Currently 4½ Point Road Favorites Over Jets

Now that they’ve won three straight games at home, the Pittsburgh Steelers will go on the road this week to play the 1-8 New York Jets. After initially opening up as 2½ point road favorites, the Steelers are currently favored by 4½ heading into Tuesday. The Jets will start Michael Vick at quarterback Sunday and […]

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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Continues His Assault On NFL, Franchise Record Books

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will enter Week 10 as the NFL leader in both receptions and receiving yardage as he now has 71 catches for 996 yards to go along with eight receiving touchdowns. In addition, Brown set a new receiving record Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens with his 11 catch, 144 […]

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Steelers Film Room: “Dino” Concept Results In Martavis Bryant Touchdown

Good play design is nothing without great execution and the Pittsburgh Steelers showed Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens that they had both of those areas covered on the fourth quarter touchdown pass to rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant. On the third down and nine play from the Ravens 18 yard-line, the Steelers use 11 […]

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Video: Joe Greene Version Of Renegade Fired Up Steelers Fans Sunday Night

A few of you have asked if there’s video footage of the special edition of “Renegade” that featured Hall of Famer Joe Greene that was played during the fourth quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night win over the Baltimore Ravens and it looks like a few clips shot by fans are finally starting to […]

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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 9 vs. Ravens

By Michael K. Reynolds The evening began with the honoring of all-time Pittsburgh Steelers great Joe Greene and finished with one of the most satisfying victories ever over the Baltimore Ravens. Although it started off of the Steelers script in the first quarter, by the end of the game all Terrrell Suggs could do is […]

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Steelers Defense Limits Explosive Plays In Win Over Ravens

When Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco connected with wide receiver Torrey Smith for a 35 yard touchdown pass with 9:47 left in the first quarter Sunday night, it appeared as though the Pittsburgh Steelers defense was well on their way to allowing several explosive more plays in the game. That didn’t wind up being the […]

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Steelers Red Zone Offense Perfect Against Ravens

The red zone scoring problems that plagued the Pittsburgh Steelers offense nearly a month ago seem to be fixed. In the Steelers last three games the offense has managed to score touchdowns on 10 of 12 trips inside their opponents’ red zone and that was capped Sunday night by a three-for-three performance against the Baltimore […]

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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Ravens

By Alex Kozora A statistical analysis from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory Sunday night over the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field. – Ben Roethlisberger’s stat line the last two weeks need no context: 65/86 (75.6%) 862 yards 12 TDs 0 INTs. His 12 TD passes are an NFL record. – And perhaps the most mind-blowing […]

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Steelers Matt Spaeth, James Harrison Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers delivered a 43-23 win over the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night at Heinz Field and while the offense managed to light up the scoreboard for a second straight week, only two players on that unit had standout performances in the eyes of Pro Football Focus. In their initial round of grades, tight end […]

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Steelers vs. Ravens: Player Snap Counts Week 9

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night over the Baltimore Ravens, according to the NFL official gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. Martavis Bryant played just five snaps less than Markus Wheaton did Sunday night and one […]

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