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Steelers Allowing 4 In 10 Drives Against To Score

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may overall still hold a fairly solid ranking with respect to their red-zone defense, having only allowed three touchdowns thus far through three games when opponents breach the end zone, there is another statistic that is much more worrying, and one that is growing. At the…





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Steelers’ Offense Set To Run Loose With Return Of ‘The Juice’

The Juice is Loose. Following a three-game suspension, Juice, otherwise known as Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, is set to rejoin his teammates this Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs and his return could not be better timed.  Coming off an ugly road loss to the Philadelphia Eagles,…


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Steelers Sign Jacob Hagen To Practice Squad

Round and round we go. The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced they have signed safety Jacob Hagen to their practice squad. We have signed DB Jacob Hagen to our practice squad. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 27, 2016 Hagen has been playing a dance with Brandon Brown-Dukes for the last 10…


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Tomlin On Play Of Finney Against Eagles: ‘I Thought He Was Solid’

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin updated the health of his team during his weekly Tuesday press conference and while rattling off the long list of injured players he noted that starting left guard Ramon Foster (chest) is currently considered highly questionable to play in the Week 4 Sunday night…


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Tomlin Reinforces Message Of Responding To Adversity As Key

In the days after the worst loss in the Pittsburgh Steelers tenure of head coach Mike Tomlin, the message throughout the team, and throughout the organization has been clear: own the defeat, and turn around and respond. How you respond to the adversity of such a defeat says more about…


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Shamarko Thomas Possible Beneficiary From Secondary Injuries

Shamarko Thomas saw one snap in Sunday’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. But he could be in store for a lot more playing time against Kansas City. The Steelers have a slew of injuries, including two at safety. Robert Golden sounds 50/50, at best, with a hamstring injury while Sean…


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Steelers Unlikely To Ease RB Le’Veon Bell Back Into Action Against Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have starting running back Le’Veon Bell back this week for their Sunday night home game against the Kansas City Chiefs now that he’s finished serving his three game suspension for violating the league’s substance policy. While Bell hasn’t played or practiced since the preseason, head coach Mike Tomlin…


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Steelers CB Justin Gilbert Might Get Defensive Snaps Against Chiefs

Due to a hamstring injury suffered by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Robert Golden in the Sunday road loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, rookie safety Sean Davis might have to start in his place Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs as long as he’s able to overcome the back injury that…


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Too Many Penalties, Fewer First Downs Doom Steelers In Loss

With one of the worst losses in recent memory, it’s hard to find many areas that the team excelled in during Sunday’s contest against the Eagles. And while, yes, it’s only one game in the large scheme of things, there is still plenty to pick apart from the team’s performance….


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Tomlin Defends Leaving Starters In For Entire Game

It certainly shouldn’t be the main takeaway from Sunday’s loss, or even the tenth, but by the end of the game, Steelers’ fans were left wondering why Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown, and company were still on the field. Mike Tomlin was asked about that decision during his weekly press conference….



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Tight End Usage Starkly Declines As Steelers Trail Against Eagles

On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers opened with a 12 personnel look to being their first offensive series. With Jesse James lined up offset to the right of the offensive line and first-year tight end Xavier Grimble serving as the in-line blocker on the left side, though both ran a route…