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Steelers Kelvin Beachum Wasn\’t The Center Of Attention Against The Giants

I was pretty sure that Pittsburgh Steelers second-year offensive linemen Kelvin Beachum would at least play two positions Saturday night against the New York Giants in the preseason opener and even wondered if he might play three. So how many positions did Beachum play? Just one, as he played 35 snaps Saturday night and all […]

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Steelers G David DeCastro Looked Like A First Round Pick Against The Giants

Nearly one year ago, Pittsburgh Steelers guard David DeCastro suffered a dislocated kneecap, torn MCL, and partially torn patellar tendon in the preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. As a result, the Stanford product was sidelined for most of his rookie season. Saturday night in the 2013 preseason opener against the New York Giants, you […]

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Could The Steelers Possibly Have Interest In Free Agent TE Dallas Clark?

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Twitter, free agent tight end Dallas Clark intends on playing in 2013 and he could sign a deal with a team this upcoming week. Former Colts and Bucs TE Dallas Clark intends to play this season and a deal could get done this week, per ESPN source. — […]

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Steelers K Shaun Suisham Appears To Have Picked Up Where He Left Off Last Year

While the Pittsburgh Steelers special teams units were anything but special Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants, kicker Shaun Suisham seems to be the least of those worries that new coordinator Danny Smith has right now. Suisham was good from 34 and 41 yards out on the evening and both […]

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Steelers DE Al Woods Is Going In The Right Direction

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Al Woods is an example of a draft pick that may have been give up on too quick by the team that drafted him. While it was only one preseason game, the LSU product was the defensive star Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants. Woods was […]

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Steelers Rookie WR J.D. Woods Exhibited Four Great Skills On Just Two Catches

Now that veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is out for the year with a torn rotator cuff, several young wide receivers are left to fight for the fifth spot on the depth chart. One of those young receivers is J.D. Woods, an undrafted free agent out of West Virginia. Saturday night, in the […]

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Steelers Versus Giants – Pass Distances Of Roethlisberger & Gradkowski

The short passing game of the Pittsburgh Steelers was once again on display Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants as both Ben Roethlisberger and Bruce Gradkowski combined to go 10-of-19 passing for 71 yards. I have charted their passes below and you can see that the longest completed pass thrown […]

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Return To Pittsburgh Didn\’t Go Well For Danny Smith

The Pittsburgh Steelers hired Danny Smith away from the Washington Redskins during the offseason to replace Amos Jones as the special teams coordinator, but Smith\’s return home to the area that he was born and raised in Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants didn\’t go well. The Steelers special teams […]

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Steelers Versus Giants – Winners And Losers

There was some good, bad, ugly and average on display Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Steelers lost their preseason opener at home to the New York Giants. After now going through the game a few times, here is my list of winners and losers in the game. Make sure to add yours below in the […]

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Steeelers Versus Giants – Six Things That Surprised Me

Looking back at the Pittsburgh Steelers first preseason game against the New York Giants, below are six things that really surprised me. I really didn\’t think that Justin Cheadle would see any snaps in this game at center, but he played quite a few there. Cheadle has worked at center a little over the course […]

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Steelers Versus Giants – Offense, Defense, Special Teams Play Counts

Below are the snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers first preseason game against the New York Giants along with a few observations. Of the things that stick out the most, four of the five starting offensive linemen played 31 snaps. Center Maurkice Pouncey was smartly pulled after 19 plays along with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. The […]

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Steelers Were Short Yet Another Tight End Against The Giants

Judging by the comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin during his Thursday press conference, I thought for sure we would see quite a bit of tight end Jamie McCoy during the Saturday night preseason opener against the New York Giants, but we wound up not seeing him at all. According to Mark […]

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Steelers Versus Giants: RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Shows Good Vision, Patience And Cutback Ability

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LaRod Stephens-Howling made his debut Saturday night in the black and gold and he did not disappoint. The University of Pittsburgh product carried the ball seven times in the game for 40 yards and that included six carries in seven plays during the Steelers second offensive possession of the game. “The […]

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Steelers Versus Giants: Breaking Down The Sack Allowed By Ramon Foster

During the Pittsburgh Steelers first offensive possession Saturday night in their loss to the New York Giants, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was sacked on third and 16 by defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins. In the animated gif below, you will see Jenkins is lined up in a three technique position opposite left guard Ramon Foster. At the […]

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Steelers Versus Giants: Breaking Down The Victor Cruz Touchdown

While there was some good play from Pittsburgh Steelers starting defense Saturday night in their preseason opener against the New York Giants, there was also some bad. On the Giants second offensive possession of the game, quarterback Eli Manning hit wide receiver Victor Cruz right down the middle of seam for a 57 yard touchdown […]

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Steelers Animated Gif: S DaMon Cromartie-Smith Allows Easy Blocked Punt

If Pittsburgh Steelers safety DaMon Cromartie-Smith expects to make the 53 man roster this year, he is going to have to do so by playing great on special teams. Early in the Saturday night loss to the New York Giants, he didn\’t. On the Steelers first punt of the game, Giants rookie defensive end Damontre […]

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Steelers Versus Giants Second Half Recap & Notes

The New York Giants received the ball to start the second half, which began with a first down pass from Curtis Painter to Jerrel Jernigan past Robert Golden, who was playing in the slot. Giants receiver Kris Adams suffered what appeared to be a serious lower leg injury a play later and had to be […]

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Mike Tomlin Expects Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell To Practice Next Week

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell wasn\’t able to make his NFL debut Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants and head coach Mike Tomlin explained his decision to sit the second-round draft pick during his press conference following the loss. “Going into the game, it was my decision not […]

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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Has Had His Surgery

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if he had an update on injured tight end Matt Spaeth following the loss to the New York Giants in the preseason opener and he admitted he has had his surgery. “I do not,” said Tomlin. “I know that he got his surgery performed. We\’ve talked about […]

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Steelers Come Out Of Preseason Opener Relatively Healthy

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media following the Saturday night loss to the New York Giants in the preseason opener and he said the team appears to have got out of the game without several new injuries. “It looks like we got through the game relatively clean,” said Tomlin. “Sly (Stevenson Sylvester) […]

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Steelers Versus Giants First Half Recap & Notes

By Matthew Marczi The much-anticipated debut of rookie running back Le‚ÄôVeon Bell was put on hold for at least another game, as head coach Mike Tomlin elected not to play him despite saying earlier in the week that he would see snaps with the first team. Tomlin said that he did not see enough from […]

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Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester Leaves Giants Game With Ankle Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Stevenson Sylvester has left the game against the New York Giants with a right ankle injury and is doubtful to return. Sylvester was injured when rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton flew into his legs after the linebacker made a tackle covering a punt in the second quarter. Sylvester has battled several injuries […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell Will Sit Versus Giants

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell will not play Saturday night against the New York Giants in the preseason opener. Bell has been nursing a sore knee. That's likely the reason why — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) August 10, 2013 Head coach Mike Tomlin gave no indication […]

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Steelers Inactives Versus Giants – Preseason Game One (Updated)

During the preseason, teams are not required to list inactive players as there is no limits on the amount of players that can dress for games. Below is the list of Pittsburgh Steelers players that will not play Saturday night in their preseason opener against the New York Giants. This list will likely grow by […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie DE Nick Williams Unlikely To Play Against Giants

According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, rookie defensive end Nick Williams is not dressed for the Saturday night preseason opener against the New York Giants. Just got to Heinz Field and noticed that #Steelers rookie Nik Williams not dressed. — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) August 10, 2013 Williams had a knee problem early in […]

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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Announced As Starter For Giants Game

According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest on Twitter, running back Isaac Redman has been announced as the starter for the Saturday night preseason opener against the New York Giants for the Pittsburgh Steelers. It is not overly surprising that Redman gets the start ahead of rookie Le\’Veon Bell as head coach Mike Tomlin only […]

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