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Analyzing The Final 5 Steelers Cuts

The Steelers final cuts are in and overall none are a huge surprise in my opinion. Crezdon Butler might be the one that most are scratching their head about, but he certainly was on the bubble. The Steelers stuck to their recent history of keeping six cornerbacks and when Cortez Allen finally hit the field […]

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Steelers Get Down To 53 With Release Of 5 More Players

The Steelers finished making their final roster cuts on Saturday with the release of 5 more players. The roster now stands at 53 players after offensive lineman Tony Hills, punter Jeremy Kapinos, cornerback Crezdon Butler, tight end John Gilmore and defensive end Jarrett Crittenton were released. The Steelers released 21 players on Friday and placed […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Panthers – Preseason Game 4

Below are the individual coverage stats and totals from the Thursday night preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. The top table is by play and consist of which Panthers player was targeted with the pass, the yards gained on the play and the yards after the catch the receiver had on the play. Also included […]

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Steelers Release 21 Players & Place Byron Leftwich On Injured Reserve

The Steelers roster cuts have started as the team starts the march towards gettuing down to 53 players from the 80 currently on the roster. The first two names to surface this afternoon are kicker Swayze Waters and linebacker Mortty Ivy. Waters was a long-shot to beat out Shaun Suisham for the kicking job after […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction 5.0 – Final Edition

The final preseason game is now complete and now it is time to trim the roster down to 53 players for the final time this offseason. I have been all over the map in the previous versions of my final roster prediction and it is easy to understand why when you watch each preseason game […]

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Steelers Beat Panthers 33-17 – Preseason Game 4 Recap

The Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 33-17 in their final 2011 preseason game on the road in Charlotte. Charlie Batch got things started with a 10 play, 80 yard drive that used 5:06 of the clock. Batch was 4 of 5 on the drive that culminated with a 10-yard pass to Mike Wallace that he […]

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Mike Tomlin Panthers Post Game Press Conference

Mike Tomlin held his post-game press conference following the Steelers 33-17 win over the Carolina Panthers Thursday night on the road in Charlotte. Tomlin said in 47 seconds that he was impressed by the effort tonight and virtually came out of the game injury free. Tomlin said he exercised caution with all of the players […]

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Steelers Panthers Preseason Game 4 Inactives

Below are the players that will not dress for tonight\’s fourth and final preseason game as the Steelers take on the Carolina Panthers on the road in Charlotte. Head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out only Ike Taylor, Chris Carter and Jerricho Cotchery just a few days ago and a few more could sit out as […]

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Preseason Game 4: 7 Things To Look For Against The Panthers

The Steelers close out their 2011 preseason tonight as they take on the Panthers on the road in Charlotte. The Steelers had another strong showing last week against the Falcons and tonight is the last chance for a few players to make a big enough impression to make the team or the practice squad. Do […]

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Steelers 2011 Pre Season Play Direction Stats Report

Sure it\’s only preseason and the stats are pretty much useless, but they are fun to look at nonetheless. Below are the Steelers preseason stats rushing and passing stats through the first 3 preseason games that are broken down by offense and defense for your viewing pleasure. They include direction, number of plays, average gain […]

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Cortez Allen Likely To Play Versus Panthers

Steelers rookie cornerback Cortez Allen is likely to see his first preseason action Thursday night against the Panthers. Allen was asked by fellow rookie Baron Batch via Twitter this afternoon if he was good to go and Allen replied back, “Thank the Lord.” Allen has been sidelined most of training camp and all of the […]

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference Talking Points For Panthers Preseason Game

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his pregame press conference today prior to the Thursday night game against the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. Audio is below: Tomlin opened by saying this is the last opportunity for a few players to make their case to make the 53 man roster. Ike Taylor, […]

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Steelers Release Gray, Ellis, McCray & Brinkley

The Steelers made their needed cuts Tuesday morning to get in compliance with the league\’s mandated 80 man roster deadline of 4 p.m. ET today. Released this morning were nose tackle Anthony Gray, wide receiver Terrence McCray, cornerback Niles Brinkley and linebacker Chris Ellis. The roster now stands at 80 players. The initial moves had […]

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Steelers Have Yet Another Changing Of The Guard

The latest depth chart released by the Steelers today has Doug Legursky listed as the starting right guard and Tony Hills listed as his backup. The early word is Legursky will start there Thursday night against the Panthers and Trai Essex could make his first start at center if the Steelers choose to let Maurkice […]

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Steelers Falcons Preseason Game 3 Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers third preseason game Saturday night versus the Falcons. Like the offensive chart this week, nothing sticks out as far as the rotation into the game. The starters, as expected, saw a great deal of work as the starting linebackers and safeties topped out at 60 plays. […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Falcons Game Recap Episode

Season 2, Episode 11 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I spend most of out time reviewing the Steelers 34-16 preseason victory over the Atlanta Falcons. This will be the formula we will use during the season and these are the podcasts we like doing the most–analyzing the play on the […]

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Steelers Falcons Offensive Line Breakdown & Blocking Report

With the third preseason game in the books it is now time to break down the performance of the offensive line and blocking by the offense as I do every week. As a whole the offensive line looked good and here is a breakdown by player. Marcus Gilbert – Gilbert made is first start of […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction 4.0 – Week 4 Preseason Edition

The Steelers beat the Falcons 34-16 Saturday night at Heinz Field in their 3rd preseason game of 2011 and it is now that time again to dissect the roster and project the 53 man roster that will start the season. If you missed versions 1-3 of my 53 man roster prediction, you can view version […]

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Steelers Falcons Preseason Game 3 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers third preseason game Saturday night versus the Falcons. The third game is usually used as a dress rehearsal of sorts so it is no surprise that the starting unit received 27 plays of work. The order of the substitutions used after […]

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Steelers Starts Cuts With Release Of 5 Players & Place RB Batch On IR

The Steelers started the process today of pairing down their 90 man roster to the league mandated 80 players by Tuesday afternoon. Steelers Digest is reporting that the Steelers have waived tight end Vaughn Charlton, cornerback Kevin Dockery, wide receiver Eric Greenwood and wide receiver Kenneth Moore outright. They also waived/injured, tight end Miguel Chavis. […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Falcons – Preseason Game 3

Below are the individual coverage stats and totals from the Saturday night preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons. The top table is by play and consist of which Falcons player was targeted with the pass, the yards gained on the play and the yards after the catch the receiver had on the play. Also included […]

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Byron Leftwich Having Surgery This Morning On Broken Arm

Steelers backup quarterback Byron Leftwich is undergoing surgery this morning to repair his broken left, non-throwing arm that he suffered in last night\’s preseason game against the Falcons. The injury happened in the third quarter when Leftwich landed awkwardly on his left arm after scrambling to the right side. He immediately ran to the sideline […]

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Steelers First Roster Cuts Prediction

The Steelers now need to get down to 80 players by Tuesday and that means 10 players must be trimmed off of the active roster. Below is my prediction of the moves that will be made. Running back Baron Batch has yet to be placed on injured reserve, so I figure that could be one […]

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Steelers Beat Falcons 34-16 – Preseason Game 3 Recap

The Steelers beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-16 in their 3rd preseason game of the 2011 season Saturday night at Heinz Field. The game got off to a fast start as Antonio Brown returned the opening kick-off 51 yards to mid-field. The Falcons were penalized for a horse collar tackle on the play so the Steelers […]

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Mike Tomlin Falcons Post Game Press Conference

Mike Tomlin held his post-game press conference following the Steelers 34-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons Saturday night at Heinz Field. Tomlin said quarterback Byron Leftwich broke his left arm and will be out for an extended amount of time. Tight end Miguel Chavis tore his left pectoral muscle. Center Maurkice Pouncey aggravated his left […]

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Steelers Falcons Preseason Game 3 Inactives

Below are the players that will not dress for tonight\’s third preseason game as the Steelers take on the Atlanta Falcons at Heinz Field. Head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out only Ike Taylor just a few days ago and a few more could sit out as well. Keep checking back up until game-time as I […]

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