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Steelers Bye Week: Friday Night Five Questions

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off this week, but that doesn’t mean that I am going to let you have the week off. As usual, I have five questions for you that I would like you to answer concerning the Steelers. If you will, please answer each as thoroughly as possible. I hope that all of […]

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Steelers Holding Out Hope That Injured LB Jarvis Jones Will Play Again This Season

Even though he’s eligible to do so, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones still hasn’t been cleared to begin practicing again as he continues to rehab the wrist injury that he suffered way back in Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers. With only five games now remaining in the regular season, Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler […]

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Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Not Sure He’ll Be Back For Saints Game

While it’s looking like the Pittsburgh Steelers might get cornerback Ike Taylor, safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker Ryan Shazier back on the field for their post-bye week game at home against the New Orleans Saints, it sounds like nose tackle Steve McLendon still might not be ready to return from the shoulder injury that has […]

Le’Veon Bell Has Had Lighter Workload As A Runner Than Last Year

20 November 2014

After the expulsion of free agent signing LeGarrette Blount, and the promotion of running back Josh Harris from the practice squad, the Steelers now have a grand total of 12 carries’ worth of experience at the position behind starter Le’Veon Bell. Rookie Dri Archer has carried the ball eight times this year in nine games, […]

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Ross Ventrone Getting Back Up To Speed On Special Teams

20 November 2014

Safety Ross Ventrone was a fringe roster hopeful last year when he signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, hoping to earn his keep on special teams. A missed play or two during the preseason quashed any hopes of making the team in 2013, however, not to mention the fact that the Steelers already had four safeties […]

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Steelers Will Benefit From Further AFC North Cannibalism

20 November 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in the unfortunate situation of being in arguably the toughest—and certainly the closest—division in football right now, with the AFC North being the only division in the league in which no team has a losing record. In fact, all four teams in the division have at least a .600 winning […]

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LeGarrette Blount Failed Steelers Both On And Off The Field

20 November 2014

Back in the early stages of the offseason, after former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer chose to sign with the Arizona Cardinals instead of re-signing with the Steelers, the front office began turning their focus to other options. One of those options turned out to be LeGarrette Blount, who came in for a visit […]

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Contrary To Popular Belief, Steelers Are Throwing Deep Quite A Bit This Season

19 November 2014

If you think the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t throw deep down the field enough this season, you might be interested in the stats that I compiled below. Through their first 11 games of the season, the Steelers have thrown a pass that has traveled 15 or more yards past the line of scrimmage 81 times and […]

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No Waiver Claims Put In For Former Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount

19 November 2014

On Tuesday the Pittsburgh Steelers waived disgruntled running back LeGarrette Blount less than 24 hours after he decided to walk off of the field prior to the game ending Monday night against the Tennessee Titans and according to reports, no team decided he was worth claiming off of waivers. Former Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount went […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Newly Promoted RB Josh Harris Is ‘Deserving Of An Opportunity’

19 November 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers promoted rookie undrafted running back Josh Harris from their practice squad to their 53 man roster following the waiving Tuesday of running back LeGarrette Blount and on Wednesday head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to talk about what the Wake Forest product brings to the table. “Inside stadiums I don’t have much […]

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Opportunity In Hand, Steelers RB Josh Harris Can No Longer Play The Blame Game

19 November 2014

After the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to cut ties Tuesday with running back LeGarrette Blount as a result of him walking off of the field before the end of the Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans, they filled his spot on the roster by promoting running back Josh Harris from the practice squad. Now, with […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Hopes To Get Green Light From Doctors On Monday

19 November 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers hope to get several injured players on the defensive side of the football back after the bye week and one of those players is veteran cornerback Ike Taylor, who has been sidelined since Week 3 with a broken forearm. According to Missi Matthews of steelers.com, Taylor said Wednesday that he is scheduled […]

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2014 NFL Week 11 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

19 November 2014

With 11 weeks of 2014 NFL season is now in the books, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Tennessee Titans Monday night, their adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stat went in the wrong direction. The Steelers defense […]

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Steelers To Face 3 Teams Coming Off Monday Night Games In 5 Five Contests

19 November 2014

After the bye week the Pittsburgh Steelers will play three of their final five games at home with their two road games coming against the Cincinnati Bengals and Atlanta Falcons. However, as one of my followers pointed out to me on Twitter Wednesday, three of the Steelers five opponents that they will face to close […]

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Steelers Sign RB LaDarius Perkins To Their Practice Squad

19 November 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the open spot on their practice squad Wednesday by signing undrafted rookie running back LaDarius Perkins, who had been playing this season for the Omaha Mammoths in FXFL. Perkins, who was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers back in May, rushed for 2554 yards and 15 touchdowns on 530 carries […]

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Heath Miller Key In Improved Steelers Running Game

19 November 2014

Two years ago, in his first year under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s system, veteran tight end Heath Miller was having arguably the best season of his career all around, being pass catching to blocking. After he suffered a knee injury in the penultimate game of the 2012 season, he was able to come back […]

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Patriots RB Jonas Gray Beats Out Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell For AFC Offensive Player Of The Week Award

19 November 2014

Despite rushing for a career-high 204 yards and a touchdown on 33 caries Monday night in the 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell failed to win the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award for Week 11. Bell was beaten out for the weekly award by New England Patriots running […]

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Midseason Hindsight: Reviewing Steelers Free Agent Signings

19 November 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers were bigger players in free agency this offseason than they had been in several years, dipping into the talent pool and coming away with a number of players at varying contract levels, destined for all sorts of roles within the team. Some of those signings have admittedly worked better than others. In […]

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Splash Plays Have Been Even Tougher To Come By On The Road

19 November 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers failed to record a single turnover in either of their first two games. Over the course of the next seven, however, they turned things around and nearly averaged two per game, with a total of 13 interceptions and fumbles recovered. Over the last two games, there’s been just one turnover, while the […]

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Steelers Have Two Weeks To Make Up Plan For Rookie RBs

19 November 2014

Those who were not in and around the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room, us bloggers naturally included, surely did not know the extent to which the dissatisfaction with free agent running back LeGarrette Blount had ballooned in the time leading up to his prompt dismissal yesterday afternoon. Blount was brought in during the offseason after the […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Passing Chart From Titans Game

19 November 2014

As promised, here is the passing chart for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from the Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans. As you can see by the blue dots, Roethlisberger was 13-of-14 passing on throws that traveled 10 or less yards past the line of scrimmage. Roethlisberger’s only incompletion was the throw to running […]

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Steelers Film Room: Power Counter Runs Successful Against Titans

19 November 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers got their running game back on track Monday night against the Tennessee Titans and many of the successful runs that Le’Veon Bell had in the game came courtesy of some power-o counter runs with right guard David DeCastro pulling to the left. In total, I counted seven plays in the game Monday […]

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Snap Counts For Steelers Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Moving In Wrong Direction

19 November 2014

As the Pittsburgh Steelers enter their bye week, a quick look at the team snap counts after the first 11 games reveals that rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt has seen the field on defense 143 times. That might be fine if Tuitt’s snap were on the rise over the course of the last four games, […]

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Former Steelers Bettis, Greene Among 26 Semifinalists For Pro Hall Of Fame Class of 2015

18 November 2014

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis and linebacker/defensive end Kevin Greene are once again another step closer to making it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as both were among the 26 Class of 2015 semifinalists that were named on Tuesday. Normally only 25 semifinalists are named at this stage of the process, but a 2-way tie meant that […]

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Steelers vs Saints: New Orleans Places Two Key Contributors On Injured Reserve Tuesday

18 November 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New Orleans Saints after their bye week and it looks like the visitors will be without two of their key players for the Week 13 game. According to The Times-Picayune , the Saints placed starting free safety Rafael Bush and rookie wide receiver Brandin Cooks on injured reserve Tuesday after […]

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Pouncey On Blount Incident: ‘If You Don’t Want To Be Here, Don’t Be Here’

18 November 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived running back LeGarrette Blount Tuesday following his walkout from the team during its Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans and it doesn’t sound like he will be missed by many of his former teammates. During his talk with the media Tuesday, center Maurkice Pouncey chimed in with his thoughts on […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Titans Recap, LeGarrette Blount Release & More Episode

18 November 2014

Season 5, Episode 45 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 win Monday night over the Tennessee Titans. We go over all the big plays from the game as usual and also single out several individual performances on both sides of the football for the […]

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Report: Mike Mitchell Told To Stay Off Social Media After He Told A Fan He Should Kill Himself

18 November 2014

Its been a crazy few days for the Pittsburgh Steelers and it looks like safety Mike Mitchell has helped make it even crazier. According to a Tuesday report by KDKA, Mitchell has been told by the Steelers to stay off of social media after telling a fan who was harassing him after Tuesday night’s win […]

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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 11 vs. Titans

18 November 2014

By Michael K. Reynolds The Pittsburgh Steelers nearly had to leave Nashville like so many others before them; with nothing more than a worn-out guitar case and a broken heart. Fortunately, with a masterful fourth quarter performance, the team beat the Tennessee Titans 27-24 in Grand Ole Opry style. So before the banjo gets any […]

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