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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 […]

Maurkice Pouncey Fined $7500 For Late Hit Against Texans

06 October 2011

Another weeek and another Steelers player has been fined as center Maurkice Pouncey has been fined $7500 for his late hit Sunday against the Houston Texans per Gerry Dulac on Twitter. The late hit happened at the end of a nice 14-yard run to the Texans 6 yard-line by running back Mewelde Moore with just […]

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James Harrison Does Not Think Duane Brown Should Be Fined For Hit

06 October 2011

As many know by now, Steelers linebacker James Harrison suffered a fractured right orbital bone on Sunday against the Houston Texans. Texans tackle Duane Brown slammed helmet to helmet into Harrison on an attempted block and it caused the forehead pad in the helmet of Harrison to slide down and ultimately do the damage to […]

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Cat Out Of Bag? Starks To Start In First Week Back?

05 October 2011

Ed Bouchette reported today that newly re-signed tackle Max Starks took half of the first team snaps today at left tackle in just his first day back with the team and now it seems running back Isaac Redman may have let the cat out of the bag that Starks will indeed start this Sunday against […]

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Steelers Texans Week 4 Defensive Participation Chart

05 October 2011

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers week 4 game versus the Houston Texans this past Sunday. The first noticeable thing is that the Steelers were only in the nickel for 14 non-penalty plays on defense due to the multiple 2 and 3 tight end personnel packages that the Texans used. Because of […]

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Steelers Texans Week 4 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

05 October 2011

Week 4 has come and gone and below is the offensive line report and breakdown for the Steelers week 4 Sunday game on the road against the Houston Texans. As I always like to warn, this grading is done on a play-by-play basis and a good or bad is given on every play. I always […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday October 4th – Arggg Captain Deebo Edition

05 October 2011

The week 5 game release is up now on steelers.com for the Sunday game at Heinz Field against the Tennessee Titans. These are great reads and loaded with facts and stats. Max Starks of course is now back in the fold and Teresa Varley has an article up on him and how he feels good […]

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Steelers Titans Week 5 Practice Injury Report – Wednesday

05 October 2011

The Steelers got the first official day of practice in on Wednesday following the 17-10 loss to the Houston Texans this past Sunday. They now prepare to play the Tennessee Titans this Sunday at Heinz Field. As far as the injury report goes on Wednesday, the Steelers have 10 players listed on it. Cornerback Cortez […]

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How The Steelers Were Able To Afford Max Starks

05 October 2011

I have been asked how the Steelers were able to afford Max Starks being as they were so strapped for cap room so I thought I would post the specifics in a short post. Before Starks signed his one year deal for the vet minimum the Steelers reportedly just under the salary cap by less […]

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Max Starks Contract 1 Year For $810K

05 October 2011

Gerry Dulac reported a little while ago on Twitter that the contract for newly re-signed tackle Max Starks is for one year and the veteran minimum of $810,000. The contract is believed to have included a $50,000 signing bonus in addition. The new Starks contract is believed to only count $575,000 against the cap per […]

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Steelers Sign Tristan Davis To Practice Squad, Release Damon Cromartie-Smith

05 October 2011

As expected the Steelers also announced a practice squad move this morning as safety Damon Cromartie-Smith was released from the 8 man practice squad and running back Tristan Davis was signed to take his spot. The Steelers signing of Davis is due to the injuries to Rashard Mendenhall and Mewelde Moore. Mendenhall has a strained […]

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Steelers Sign Max Starks, Release Chris Scott

05 October 2011

The Steelers re-signed tackle Max Starks today to the active roster and released 2010 5th round draft pick Chris Scott to make room for him on the 53 man roster. Starks was originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft and started 68 games for the Steelers over a […]

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Steelers 2011 Rushing & Passing Directional Stats After 4 Games

05 October 2011

It is that time again to look at the Steelers directional stats after the first 4 games of the season. Below are the rushing and passing stats for the offense and defense by direction after week 4. They include the Steelers NFL ranking in each of the stat categories. Rushing wise on offense you can […]

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Explaining The Max Starks Money Issue & Other Thoughts On If He Re-signs

04 October 2011

It has been quite a day for Steeler Nation. This morning came the announcement that linebacker James Harrison will be lost for several weeks with a right orbital fracture and tonight it got even more interesting as there is a report out now that Max Starks visited with the Steelers this evening and could be […]

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Report: Max Starks Visits Steelers Could Sign Soon

04 October 2011

WPXI-TV Sports Director Alby Oxenreiter is reporting via Twitter that former Steelers tackle Max Starks visited with the Steelers this evening and is expected to re-sign with the team soon. Starks was released by the Steelers prior to the start of training camp as he was reportedly over weight and still trying to recover from […]

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Update: Steelers LB James Harrison Likely Out 4-6 Weeks

04 October 2011

Updating the previous reports on injured linebacker James Harrison, Ed Bouchette is reporting via Twitter that Harrison could be out anywhere from 4-6 weeks. Harrison will have surgery on Wednesday to repair his fractured right orbital bone that suffered Sunday against the Houston Texans. Harrison is believed to have suffered the injury during a helmet-to-helmet […]

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Video Of Duane Brown Helmet-to-Helmet Hit On James Harrison

04 October 2011

It was announced earlier this afternoon that Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison will be lost for several weeks to a fractured right orbital bone that he suffered against the Houston Texans this past Sunday. I posted a link to the actual play on Twitter a while ago and you can see in the Youtube video […]

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Charting The Offensive Line Pass Protection Help Versus Texans

04 October 2011

I received a few questions wondering about how much help the offensive line received this past Sunday in pass protection against the Houston Texans so I had Alan Gifford go through the 39 drop backs of Ben Roethlisberger to report what he saw and chart who stayed in on each play and who chipped before […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Texans Recap & Injury Updates Episode

04 October 2011

Season 2, Episode 25 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd is back with me today. Apologies for the schedule change this week and we will be coming at you this Thursday and Friday as opposed to our normal Wednesday-Friday schedule. Thursday we expect to have Tennessee Titans beat writer Jim Wyatt as […]

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Steelers Bring In RB Tristan Davis For Workout

04 October 2011

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter that the Steelers brought in former Auburn running back Tristan Davis for a physical and he could be signed to the practice squad today. Davis was originally signed by the Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and has also played for the Dolphins, Vikings and Saints. Davis […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Titans Week 5 – 2011

04 October 2011

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media today for his weekly Tuesday press conference to discuss the loss to the Texans this past Sunday as well as the upcoming game against the Tennessee Titans this coming Sunday at Heinz Field. Tomlin also provided an injury update on all of the walking wounded. Below is […]

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Steelers OLB James Harrison Out Several Weeks With Fractured Orbital Bone

04 October 2011

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin just announced that starting right outside linebacker James Harrison will miss several weeks due to a fractured right orbital bone in his face that he suffered Sunday against the Texans. Tomlin said Harrison will have surgery on Wednesday to get it repaired. Tomlin will have a better idea of how […]

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Looking Back At 11 Years Of Steelers Turnover Differential

03 October 2011

After week 4 the Steelers are -10 in the turnover differential stat and have only 1 takeaway thus far. That takeaway of course was the sack fumble in week 3 against the Colts caused by linebacker James Harrison. Safety Troy Polamalu scooped it up and returned it for a touchdown. The Steelers defense is currently […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday October 3rd – Talking About The Texans Loss Edition

03 October 2011

Former Steelers running back and current ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge shared his thoughts on the Steelers this morning on the Mike and Mike radio show. The great Craig Wolfley was on the 105 The X morning show this morning with Tim Benz to also talk about the Steelers 17-10 loss to the Texans. Ed […]

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Steelers Texans Week 4 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

03 October 2011

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers week 4 loss against the Houston Texans on Sunday. The first thing of note this week is that the Steelers used two tight ends or more on 27 of the 57 non-penalty plays this past week. Also 8 plays featured 4 […]

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Add RB Mewelde Moore To The List Of Injured Steelers Players

03 October 2011

You can add Steelers running back Mewelde Moore to the list of walking wounded following the Steelers loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday as Mike Prisuta is reporting via Twitter that Moore exited the Steelers facility this morning in a walking boot. This makes two running backs injured yesterday as Rashard Mendenhall left the […]

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Early Report Says Ben Roethlisberger Suffered Sprained Left Foot

03 October 2011

Chris Mortensen is reporting this morning that the left foot injury suffered by Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger yesterday against the Houston Texans is likely just a sprain and is not fractured. Roethlisberger had x-rays and a MRI done after the game but the test were inconclusive because of swelling in the foot. The Steelers have […]

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