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Steelers Film Room: LeSean McCoy Touchdown Part Of Eagles Packaged Plays

When Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has his offense firing on all cylinders, it really is fun to watch. Kelly is a master of doing a lot out of one formation with very interchangeable personnel. Packaged plays. Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Eagles first touchdown to running back LeSean McCoy was not […]

Steelers Film Room: So’oto Swats, Swims, Sacks, Strips

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Vic So’oto effectively won the game Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills thanks to his strip sack fumble late in the fourth quarter. Here is a quick look at that play. Lined up outside of the tight end, So’oto gets off the ball well at the snap. This is second-round draft […]

Steelers Film Room: 73 Yard Touchdown Run By Giants RB Rashad Jennings

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense gave up quite a few double explosive plays last season and in their 2014 preseason opener Saturday night against the New York Giants, the first-team defense allowed running back Rashad Jennings to scamper 73 yards for a score. I have an animated gif of the play below and it’s pretty clear […]

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Still Hurting From Thursday Night Hit

16 September 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t at his best in the Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens as he missed on several of his throws. Part of Roethlisberger’s accuracy problems in that game, however, might very well have been a result of the hard hit that took from Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw during the Steelers […]

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Former Ravens S Ed Reed: ‘Pittsburgh’s Not Very Good’

16 September 2014

Former Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed was in attendance Thursday night for 26-6 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium and in an interview with the Baltimore Sun the future Hall of Famer gave a quick assessment of the visiting team. “You know as well as I do that Pittsburgh’s not very good,” […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Archer, McLendon Both Limited Monday

16 September 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Carolina Panthers Sunday night on the road and from a health standpoint the team is looking good heading into that game. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin only listed running back Dri Archer (ankle) and nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) during his run down of the […]

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Former Steelers G Chris Kemoeatu Gets New Kidney From Older Brother

16 September 2014

Former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Chris Kemoeatu now has a new kidney thanks to his older brother, former Baltimore Ravens nose tackle Ma’ake Kemoeatu. According to reports, the procedure was performed last month at the University of Maryland Surgical Center in Baltimore and a Wednesday afternoon press conference is scheduled with the doctors and the two […]

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League Chooses To Throw Women At Public Relations Concerns

16 September 2014

In the midst of rising public relations concerns about the personal conduct of their athletes and the way in which they and their teams have handled their cases, the National Football League has recently announced that they have hired four women to serve as advisors to the league on issues of social relevance. For example, […]

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WR Runs Prove Effective For Steelers Offense

16 September 2014

When it came to the ground game, the Pittsburgh Steelers remained fairly traditional in attacking the Cleveland Browns’ front seven in the season opener. Even on Dri Archer’s one carry of the game, there was little trickery involved, with a simple toss on an inside zone run that went for four yards. Excluding a couple […]

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Steelers, Brown, Should Benefit From Return Of Lance Moore

16 September 2014

Over the course of the first two weeks of the 2014 regular season, wide receiver Justin Brown has logged 112 of a possible 132 snaps for the Pittsburgh Steelers, a year after spending all of his rookie season on the practice squad. For his efforts, he’s caught four of eight targets for 44 yards, including […]

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Lack Of Touches For Le’Veon Bell Comes In Another Steelers Defeat

16 September 2014

During the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season-opening squeak-by victory over the Cleveland Browns, the team managed to extend its record to 6-0 whenever running back Le’Veon Bell receives 20 or more carries or 25 or more total touches. After Thursday night’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the Steelers are now 3-6 when his totals fall below those […]

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FB/TE Will Johnson Struggling To Get On The Field

16 September 2014

One of the big story lines during spring practices and training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers, at least to me, was the coaching staff’s decision to use fullback Will Johnson as a tight end, having him attend tight end meetings and work with the group during practice. The idea was that the Steelers would be […]

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Steelers At Risk Of Becoming Plain Wrap

16 September 2014

By Michael K. Reynolds As has been well documented by the recent salutes to former head coach Chuck Noll and team legend Joe Greene, the Pittsburgh Steelers earned their reputation through defensive domination. Although you’ll see the highlights of Terry Bradshaw and Lynn Swann in Super Bowl clips, the team’s unique brand from the 1970’s […]

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2014 NFL Week 2 TOX Stats

16 September 2014

Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season is now in the books and here is your weekly TOX stat update. After an 11-0 start in Week 1, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat in Week 2 went 9-2 (81.8%). The Denver Broncos and St. Louis Rams are the two teams to buck […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Defensive Problems, Possible Solutions, Stats & More Episode

15 September 2014

Season 5, Episode 18 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with David Todd currently unable to participate due to the passing of his father Monday morning, Alex Kozora joins me on short notice to talk more about the Pittsburgh Steelers 1-1 start following their Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Alex and […]

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Steelers Injury Report: NT Steve McLendon Limited Monday

15 September 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) left the Thursday night game against the Baltimore Ravens in the second half with a shoulder injury but it looks like he might have a chance to play Sunday night against the Carolina Panthers. According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, McLendon  said he participated in individual drills Monday […]

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Steelers Injury Report: WR Lance Moore Practices Monday

15 September 2014

After missing the Pittsburgh Steelers first two games with a groin injury, veteran wide receiver Lance Moore said Monday he was able to take part in practice earlier in the day and that he hopes to make his regular season debut Sunday night against the Carolina Panthers. WR @LanceMoore16 said he was able to take […]

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Steelers Throwing Different Players, Looks At The Problem

15 September 2014

Traditionally, Dick LeBeau’s Pittsburgh Steelers defense has not often deviated far from standard personnel looks, nor engaged in an excessive amount of rotation outside of the defensive line during a game. The veteran defensive coordinator seems to be relying on switching up looks and personnel more frequently these days. No doubt that has a lot […]

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Defensive Left Side Falling Behind Against The Run

15 September 2014

Few people had much positive to say when the Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent Cam Thomas, even back when the assumption was that he would inherit Al Woods’ role as a swing backup defensive end and nose tackle. It was believed at the time that the Steelers would pursue a starting alternative in free agency. […]

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Lawrence Timmons’ Struggles Tied To Defensive Woes

15 September 2014

For two straight weeks, one of the biggest issues plaguing the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has been a seeming inability to tackle the ball carrier, whether it was either a result of missing a hole or missing a tackle. Although Cortez Allen has given him a run for his money, no individual player has been more […]

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Le’Veon Bell Has Overtaken Eddie Lacy In Total Yards, For Now

15 September 2014

When the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to draft running back Le’Veon Bell in the second round of the 2013 NFL, there was a good portion of the fan base that was upset as it meant that they chose the Michigan State product over former Alabama running back Eddie Lacy. While Lacy went on to win the […]

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Steelers vs Ravens Second Half Notes And Observations

15 September 2014

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 26-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Further evidence to support the Steve McLendon Is a Nose Tackle support group. On the first play of the half, he beat center Jeremy Zuttah to put pressure on Joe Flacco, forcing him to […]

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Steelers vs Ravens First Half Notes And Observations

15 September 2014

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 26-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Fullback Will Johnson played one snap—the first snap—for the entire game. He has three snaps for the season now. The going was tough for Le’Veon Bell early in the game. Most of his early […]

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Undefeated Panthers Open As Three Point Home Favorites Over Steelers

15 September 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will next play the Carolina Panthers on the road Sunday night and they’ve already been installed has three point underdogs to start the week. The Panthers have started the 2014 season 2-0 and they have averaged 22 points in their wins over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Detroit Lions. In their Sunday […]

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Bengals Sit Alone Atop AFC North After Two Weeks

14 September 2014

Thanks to a convincing home win Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons, the Cincinnati Bengals now sit atop the AFC North after two weeks of action with a 2-0 record. The Bengals beat the Falcons 24-10 despite losing wide receiver A.J. Green early in the game to toe injury and kicker Mike Nugent missing three field […]

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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Ravens

14 September 2014

By David Todd It was an unusual week leading into Thursday’s nationally televised Steelers-Ravens game. The build-up had nothing to do with what has been one of the NFL’s best rivalries and everything to do with Ray Rice, a video released by TMZ, the Ravens ultimate decision to release Rice and what impact that would […]

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Steelers Film Room: Break Down Of Roethlisberger’s Incompletions Against Ravens

14 September 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a rough game Thursday night against the Baltimore Ravens as he was 17-of-31 passing after starting the 5-of-6 on the opening possession. While he did have 14 incompletions in the game, not all of them were on him. Below is a break down of all of the incomplete throws. […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens: An All-22 Primer

14 September 2014

By Alex Kozora Another All-22 primer before we get to dive into the Coaches’ Tape from the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. - How bad was Ben Roethlisberger Thursday night? An ugly night on offense usually starts with the quarterback. Take away a final drive and Big Ben finished with only […]

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NFL Week 2 Picks & Predictions – Dave Bryan & David Todd – 2014

14 September 2014

Every Friday on The Terrible Podcast my co-host David Todd and I pick all of the NFL games against the spread and we will post those picks every Sunday morning throughout the season and track the results along the way. Here is a link to the Friday episode. We use the spreads that we see […]

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