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Steelers Film Room: Raiders Sack Breakdown

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed just one sack in Sunday’s win over the Oakland Raiders, but as always, we’ll break it down. 1. 3rd and 10, 7:51 4th. Steelers are in 10 (1 RB, 0 TE) personnel. Five blocking, plus the RB chipping and releasing, against a three man rush. Yet…


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End Of The Line Might Be Near For Steelers TE/FB Will Johnson

Based on the way a few things transpired on Sunday, time might very well be short for Pittsburgh Steelers tight end/fullback Will Johnson. For starters, Johnson, who originally signed with the team in 2012 as an undrafted free agent, played a season-low one snap in Sunday’s win over the Oakland Raiders….


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Dri Archer Declines Practice Squad Offer From Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers made the move most fans were waiting for last week, releasing 2014 third round pick Dri Archer to make room for Jacoby Jones. Archer went unclaimed on waivers and, according to Pro Football Talk, has passed up the chance to join the Steelers and nine other team’s…


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With Lewis Out For The Season, Archer To Patriots Speculation Ramps Up

Now that it’s being confirmed that New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis tore his ACL in the Sunday win over the Washington Redskins, many are starting to speculate that former Pittsburgh Steelers third-round draft pick Dri Archer has already received a phone call from Foxboro. While it’s hard to…


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Crucial Third Down Conversions Enough To Propel Steelers In Win

It wasn’t ideal. But it was better. And that was enough to win. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ struggles on third down have been well documented on this site over the last month. Overall, they finished 6 of 17 in yesterday’s 38-35 win over the Oakland Raiders, still surely far from an…


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Newcomer Jacoby Jones Fails To Provide Happy Returns In Steelers Debut

On Thursday, the Pittsburgh Steelers claimed veteran return man Jacoby Jones off waivers from the San Diego Chargers with the hopes that he would provide the team a much-needed shot in the arm that phase of their game. While Jones did return both kickoffs and punts in his debut for…



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Steelers Week 9 Missed Tackles Breakdown

Sunday’s 38-35 victory over the Oakland Raiders truly had a little bit of everything, which unfortunately included more missed tackles by the Steelers defense. The good news is that the total for the game was just eight whiffs, the team’s second best mark of the season. The bad news is…


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Mike Tomlin Becomes 3rd Steelers Head Coach To Win 50 Home Games

Lost in the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday home win over the Oakland Raiders is the fact that it was the 50th such victory for head coach Mike Tomlin. Tomlin, who was hired by the Steelers in 2007 after his predecessor Bill Cowher retired following the 2006 season, is now the third…


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QB Landry Jones Shows Again That He Deserves To Be Steelers Backup

If you haven’t already figured it out by now, Landry Jones is now the Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback. While head coach Mike Tomlin tried to sidestep the subject last week that Jones had passed Mike Vick on the depth chart because one player was healthier than the other, the Friday…


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Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree’s Punt Deflection

We’d be here forever if we listed every explosive play in the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-35 victory yesterday over the Oakland Raiders. We’ll cover most of them throughout the week but I want to start off with one I thought the Steelers could generate based on my Raiders scouting report. Breaking…


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Dat Dude Nix Continues To Make Plays For Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers signed fullback Roosevelt Nix to a Reserve/Future contract in January, I doubt you could find many people who would have predicted he’d ultimately make the team’s 53 man roster. Not only did the Kent State product manage to do that, he’s become quite the contributor on…


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Steelers Film Room: RB DeAngelo Williams Puts On All-Around Show

While most of the talk on this Monday morning will deservingly be about the performance that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown put on Sunday in the win over the Oakland Raiders, don’t forget to give some love to running back DeAngelo Williams as well. Williams, who is now the…


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Steelers Come Out On Top In Roller Coaster Fourth Quarter

While the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to squeak by yesterday afternoon with a win on a late field goal with two seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, that final frame proved to be a wild one that saw 31 points scored and a flurry of momentum swings going back and…


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Thrifty Investment On DeAngelo Williams Paying Off Big

It might be the greatest two year, four million dollar contract in Pittsburgh Steelers’ history. That was the price it took to bring in DeAngelo Williams. And boy, is that money well spent. Williams continues to thrive as the team’s starting running back. He found the end zone three times…