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Dropping The Ball

By Chris Gates Surprisingly enough, fumbles weren’t directly responsible for any of the seven losses the Steelers suffered in 2009. Not one loss was the result of a fumble going the other way for points to win the game. Nevertheless, fumbles happened frequently and the 2010 preseason has been no…





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Tony Hills Still Not Cutting It

I made a comment in my Lions post game game notes that Steelers left tackle Tony Hills showed up on a bad ankle and played well at left tackle. If you judge the entire 28 or so snaps on tape from Saturday, you would grade it as ok or played…



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Screw The Quarterback Controversy, We Have A Center Controversy

Following the Saturday night preseason win versus the Detroit Lions, the sports talk radio shows were full of calls suggesting that Dennis Dixon should be the starter over Byron Leftwich. The quarterback controversy is not surprising considering the history of Steeler Nation and the fact that Dixon did have the…








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Steelers Beat Lions 23-7 – Game Notes

The Steelers beat the Detroit Lions 23-7 in the 1st preseason game of the 2010 season. Below are my notes and nuggets I kept on the game of my observations. I have much more coming on this game and am working through the night. Isaac Redman ran consistent and hard,…


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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Detroit Lions Post Game Press Conference Preseason Week 1 2010

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin post game press conference following the 2010 preseason week 1 win against the Detroit Lions on Saturday August 14th, 2010. Transcript to follow on Sunday! [audio:http://www.steelersdepot.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/mike-tomlin-lions-press-conference-aug-14-2010.mp3|titles=mike-tomlin-lions-press-conference-aug-14-2010] Mike Tomlin: Good start for us. I stress that it’s just a start. We’re not going to…