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2014 NFL Week 11 TOX Stats

I have now compiled the TOX stats through Week 11 of the 2014 NFL season and this week we had the plus two or better teams go a combined 6-3 (66.7%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 98-17 (85.2%). Keep in mind that the expected number should be […]

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Contrary To Popular Belief, Steelers Are Throwing Deep Quite A Bit This Season

If you think the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t throw deep down the field enough this season, you might be interested in the stats that I compiled below. Through their first 11 games of the season, the Steelers have thrown a pass that has traveled 15 or more yards past the line of scrimmage 81 times and […]

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2014 NFL Week 11 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With 11 weeks of 2014 NFL season is now in the books, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Tennessee Titans Monday night, their adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stat went in the wrong direction. The Steelers defense […]

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2014 NFL Week 10 TOX Stats

I’m a little late this week, but now have the TOX stats through Week 10 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had the plus two or better teams go a combined TOX stat went a perfect 12-0 (100.0%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are […]

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2014 NFL Week 10 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 11 of the 2014 NFL season is now upon us and here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. Despite their loss Sunday to the New York Jets, the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently one of eight teams that has differential of 1.0 or higher. Even […]

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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger, James Harrison Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Jets

Despite him throwing two interceptions and having being off target on a few passes Sunday in the loss to the New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (2.2) received the highest team offensive grade for his efforts from Pro Football Focus.offensive grade Roethlisberger was 30-of-43 in the game for 343 yards with a lone […]

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2014 NFL Week 9 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 9 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had the plus two or better teams go a combined TOX stat went 7-3 (70.0%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 80-14 (85.1%). Keep in mind that the expected […]

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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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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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2014 NFL Week 8 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 8 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had the plus two or better teams go a combined TOX stat went 8-1 (88.9%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 73-11 (86.9%). Keep in mind that the expected […]

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Steelers Defense On Pace To Give Up 80 Explosive Plays In 2014

In the Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts the Pittsburgh Steelers defense gave up seven more explosive plays of 20 yards or more and that now brings their total allowed on the season to 40. To put that number into perspective, only the Jacksonville Jaguars (44) have allowed more explosive plays so far this season. […]

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2014 NFL Week 8 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With eight 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. Would you look at the jump the Pittsburgh Steelers made this past week? Thanks to career-record performance that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, the […]

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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger, Jason Worilds Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Colts

Pro Football Focus has now released their initial player grades for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts and it’s not a bit surprising to see quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (10.7) leading the way on offense. Roethlisberger’s 40-of-49 passing performance for a career record 522 yards and six touchdowns won’t soon be […]

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Steelers Play Direction Report Through Week 7

I received an email from a reader today asking if I would post the Pittsburgh Steelers directional stats for both the offense and defense through the first seven games and you can now see them below. In case you are curious, the NFL considers a ball thrown more than 15 yards past the line of […]

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2014 NFL Week 7 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 7 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had the plus two or better teams go a combined TOX stat went 9-2 (81.8%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 65-10 (86.7%). Keep in mind that the expected number […]

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2014 NFL Week 7 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With seven 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. As you can see, the Denver Broncos and the Green Bay Packers are now the top two teams when it comes to the differential stat thanks to the Cincinnati […]

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Steelers Le’Veon Bell, Jason Worilds Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Texans

Pro Football Focus already has their initial set of player grades in from the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-23 win Monday night over the Houston Texans and this week running back Le’Veon Bell (3.5) received top billing on offense thanks to his play and 145 yards of total offense. Tight end Matt Spaeth (2.7) and wide receiver […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Logs His Share Of Face Time During TV Broadcasts

They will study anything these days and a recent story in the Wall Street Journal is proof of that as they took on the task of actually counting how frequently head coaches and quarterbacks are  shown during TV broadcasts. For their study, the WSJ watched two full games from the 2014 season for all 32 […]

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2014 NFL Week 6 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 6 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had the plus two or better teams back on track as they went a combined TOX stat went 10-1 (90.9%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 56-8 (87.5%). Keep in […]

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2014 NFL Week 6 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With six 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. While there are still 11 weeks left in the season, there are five teams on the AFC side that I wouldn’t bet against making the playoffs. At this […]

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Steelers Ramon Foster, Lawrence Timmons Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Browns

Pro Football Focus has now released their initial player grades for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 31-10 Sunday loss to the Cleveland Browns and overall there really aren’t very many surprises. Offensively, guard Ramon Foster (2.9) received the highest grade from PFF for his play Sunday against the Browns and they don’t have down as […]

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2014 NFL Week 5 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 5 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had a well overdue correction as the teams with a plus two or better TOX stat went 7-3 (70%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 46-7 (86.8%). Keep in […]

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2014 NFL Week 5 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With Week 5 now in the books, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. I think we’re still a week or two away from being able to make some heavy analysis and predictions, but through the first five weeks of the season, I think the […]

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2014 NFL Week 4 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With Week 4 now behind us and Week 5 about to get underway later this evening, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. It’s still a bit early to give any hard analysis on these numbers, but we are starting to get a real good […]

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2014 NFL Week 4 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 4 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week the teams with a plus two or better TOX stat went a perfect 12-0 (100%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 39-4 (90.7%). Keep in mind that the expected […]

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Steelers Marcus Gilbert, Steve McLendon Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Buccaneers

Pro Football Focus now has there initial grades out for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 27-24 loss Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and I am not very surprised that tackle Marcus Gilbert (3.6) graded out as the best player on offense. Gilbert has now put together two solid games after not playing well in […]

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