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Steelers Offense Has To Start Using More Play Action Passes Early On In Games

It was evident Sunday against the Cleveland Browns that the Pittsburgh Steelers game plan on offense was to pound the run early and often as evidence by the team running 13 times in their first 15 plays. While the run did have some success early on in the game, the offense failed to sprinkle in […]

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James Harrison Signing Comes Amid Heightened Concern Over Domestic Violence

The Pittsburgh Steelers earlier today officially re-signed outside linebacker James Harrison, who was originally released by the team before the 2013 season in a salary cap maneuver, and who only earlier this month officially retired from the game. The move was prompted by the long-term injury sustained by Steelers second-year outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, who […]

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Cardinals Place Dwyer On Non-Football Illness List, Release Rainey From Practice Squad

The Arizona Cardinals made a few roster moves Thursday and they included two former Pittsburgh Steelers running backs. Moved to the reserve/non-football illness list was running back Jonathan Dwyer, who was arrested Wednesday in a domestic violence case. Dwyer is now out on bond and the Cardinals now have the option not to pay him. […]

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Steelers vs Ravens – First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers came out of Week One with a victory and Baltimore Ravens with a loss, they both turned in performances they’d like to forget and move on from. The Steelers relinquished a 24-point halftime lead to the Cleveland Browns before eking out a last-second victory on a field goal, while the Ravens had to come back […]

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Former Steelers Linebacker James Harrison Announces His Retirement

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison just announced via social media today that he is retiring from the NFL. The 36-year-old was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent, and most recently played for the Cincinnatti Bengals. He said in a statement on Facebook and Twitter: I have made the difficult […]

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Antonio Brown Shows Why He Is Indispensable To Steelers’ Success

On a night in which there was little to take comfort for the Pittsburgh Steelers, there was still one hallmark of consistency in the ever-present smile of Antonio Brown, the team’s only All-Pro player from a year ago. As the starters on both sides of the ball continually struggled, there was Brown continually working, trying […]

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Steelers vs Bills First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

Tonight, we are experimenting with some live blogging of the game. Please refresh frequently to get the latest updates on the game. The second half will have its own thread. The Pittsburgh Steelers failed to score an offensive touchdown in their preseason opener a week ago against the New York Giants. They will be looking to change […]

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Steelers vs Giants Film Review: Kelvin Beachum

While third-year Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Kelvin Beachum has about a year’s worth of starting experience combined between his first two seasons, he enters this year, for the first time in his career, as a starter from the beginning of the season. Previously seen as the jack-of-all-trades of the offensive line group, Beachum has now […]

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Steelers vs Giants – Second Half Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered the second half of their preseason opener with a 13-3 deficit, the only points coming on the opening drive led by Ben Roethlisberger‘s only possession. The New York Giants quickly retaliated with a long touchdown run before tacking on two field goals, with Shaun Suisham going 1-for-2 in that department. Dri Archer once again was […]

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Steelers 2014 Training Camp Roster Bubble Poll Results

Leading up to the Pittsburgh Steelers arrival at Latrobe for training camp, we ran several polls asking your thoughts on the chances of several players to make the final 53 man roster this year. These players were ones that we deemed being on the bubble heading into training camp and I thought that you might […]

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Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones – Technique Versus Talent

By Alex Kozora A few weeks ago, we took a purely statistical approach to evaluating Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones as he enters his second season. Obviously, numbers alone don’t tell the story. Tape is more important than historical data as data doesn’t hold a tangible effect on him. That’s what we’ll accomplish today. If […]

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Season Of Change – Wide Receiver Reboot

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as a season of change amid […]

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Steelers S Troy Polamalu Takes To Twitter For Some World Cup Trolling

Germany denied Brazil a chance to win a record sixth World Cup title on Tuesday as they blew them out by the score of 7-1. During the second half of the match, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu could resist the opportunity to do a little trolling on Twitter. “Looks like we’ll still be the only […]

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Steelers Film Room: The Wildcat

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Willie Colon To Marcus Gilbert

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Former Steelers CB Terry Hawthorne Signed By Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Last year at this same time, cornerback Terry Hawthorne, the Pittsburgh Steelers fifth-round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, was sidelined for OTA practices after having bone chips removed from one of his knees. Hawthorne, who was eventually waived before the start of the 2013 season, signed Saturday with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the […]

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3,000 Seats To Be Added To Heinz Field For 2015 Season

Heinz Field will have room for 3,000 more Terrible Towel twirlers in 2015. In a statement released Monday on Steelers.com, team president Art Rooney II announced the expansion news, “We are pleased that an agreement with the SEA has been reached that will allow for the expansion of Heinz Field in the South Plaza. With […]

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Tomlin Not Worried About Polamalu OTA Attendance

During the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent free safety Mike Mitchell to replace Ryan Clark. Being as this will be the first season in a long time that fellow starting safety Troy Polamalu will have a new partner in the secondary, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Saturday afternoon if expects his all-everything […]

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Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Shepherd OLB Howard Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced the signings of ten undrafted free agents Saturday night and the list included Shepherd outside linebacker Howard Jones. Jones will likely be considered one of the Steelers higher-priority undrafted free agents and that should reflect in the signing bonus given to him. Below is the draft profile of Howard that […]

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Brian Baldinger Is The Latest Major Media Talking Head To Mock CB Darqueze Dennard To Steelers

With less than two weeks to go until the 2014 NFL Draft, NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger has just released his first mock of the first round and he has a cornerback slated as going to the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 15th overall selection. Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard is Baldringer’s first cornerback off the board […]

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Timing Of Contract Extension For Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Still Up In The Air

Earlier in the offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II said that while the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could be extended this offseason, there’s no guarantee that it will get done until next offseason. On Sunday at the NFL owners’ meetings in Orlando, FL, general manager Kevin Colbert reiterated what his boss said […]

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Recapping The First Day Of Free Agency

The opening day of free agency was certainly a busy one all around the league, and this year, the Pittsburgh Steelers even got involved, signing an outside free agent to a high-value contract for the first time, unless I’m mistaken, in Mike Tomlin’s tenure. The Steelers began the day by officially releasing outside linebacker LaMarr […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Knows It’s A Young Man’s Sport That He Plays

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is scheduled to earn a base salary of $7 million in 2014, the final year of his contract, and it’s been evident for some time now that that number isn’t likely to work. Taylor was asked about his contract situation during a Thursday interview with Laura Okmin of Fox Sports […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Grades Out Very Well For Play Against Ravens Per PFF

While you probably don’t need them to confirm this for you, but Pro Football Focus thinks the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line had their best game of the season Sunday in the win over the Baltimore Ravens. David DeCastro, Guy Whimper, Kelvin Beachum, Mike Adams, Ramon Foster and Fernando Velasco all graded out with positive scores, […]

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Tape Breakdown: Steelers Versus Redskins Game Notes – Preseason Week 2

By Alex Kozora Full disclosure: This would have been up a lot sooner but NFL Rewind doesn’t archive nationally televised games until 24 hours after the game. But better now than never. My game notes from Monday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins. First Half – Opening kickoff return unit. Kion Wilson, Marshall […]

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Pleased To Welcome Aboard Alex Kozora

You have probably noticed by now that Alex Kozora has been brought on to contribute to site and he should compliment the tremendous writing that both Matthew Marczi and Jeremy Hritz contribute to the site. Alex really loves the X\’s and O\’s of the game and his primary focus will be individual player and play […]

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