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With Archer Gone, Pead Now Figures To Get A Helmet Against Raiders

It’s been a very interesting week for the Pittsburgh Steelers to say the least as their 53-man roster now includes 3 new players who weren’t on it last week. Now that the team has moved on from former third-round draft pick Dri Archer, newcomer Isaiah Pead might very well wind…


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Steelers Film Room: Oakland Raiders’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Spilt Draft Milk: Revisiting The 2014 97th Overall Selection

Like or not, you had to know deep down inside that the Pittsburgh Steelers were going to have to part ways with Dri Archer prior to the end of the 2015 season. I’m not even sure what to label him position-wise at this point, so I guess we’ll just call…


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Stephon Tuitt’s Return About More Than One Game

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year defensive end Stephon Tuitt has missed the past two games with a knee injury after beginning the season with an ankle injury that slowed him early on and cut short his preseason. But the starter, donning a knee brace, return to practice in full capacity yesterday and…


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Steelers Film Room: Mike Mitchell Vs Bengals

We know have an entire half-season’s body of work upon which to judge Mike Mitchell in comparison to last season. While it’s obvious that much of his playing better has to do with being notably healthier and more in-tuned with the defense and his teammates, I also think he is…


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Steelers Put An End To Dri Archer Experiment

The Pittsburgh Steelers were surprisingly on the transactions list yesterday, not something that can be often said of the typically staid organization, particularly as it relates to making in-season moves by bringing in outside players for reasons other than injury. That move was of course the acquisition of veteran return…


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Steelers Film Room: Ross Cockrell Vs Bengals

He wasn’t in their plans to start the season—really, he wasn’t even on the roster a week prior—but second-year cornerback Ross Cockrell has become an integral part of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense since assuming the nickel back role in the second game of the season. Cockrell has logged 337 snaps…


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Bengals Remain Undefeated With 31-10 Win Over Browns

The Cincinnati Bengals continued their winning ways Thursday night as they beat the Cleveland Browns 31-10 at home to kick off Week 9 of the 2015 NFL season. Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton completed 21 of his 27 passes in the game for 234 yards and 3 touchdowns, all of which…


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Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Takes Out Camera, Leaves Game Briefly With Knee Injury

Is it karma? Is it bad luck? Whatever it is, Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict temporarily left the Thursday night game against the Cleveland Browns with a left knee injury. Burfict is the Bengals player who reportedly celebrated last Sunday after injuring the right knee of Pittsburgh Steelers running back…


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Raiders Injury Report: Khalil Mack Limited On Thursday

The Oakland Raiders have released their Thursday injury report ahead of Sunday’s game at Heinz Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it shows a few changes compared to the one they released on Wednesday. Linebacker Neiron Ball (knee) failed to practice for a second straight day on Thursday and he’s…


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Steelers Still Not Ruling Out A Move To Safety For CB Doran Grant

One day after the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to promote cornerback Doran Grant From the practice squad to their 53 man roster, the speculation started once again that he might eventually move to the safety down the road. On Thursday, defensive coordinator Keith Butler was asked about that possibility and he…


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Steelers Decision To Roll Dice On Jacoby Jones Certainly Understandable

The Pittsburgh Steelers claimed veteran return man Jacoby Jones off waivers from the San Diego Chargers on Thursday and they’re hoping he can do one of the many things that Dri Archer couldn’t do and that’s return kickoffs. While Jones brings old legs and a poor recent resume with him…


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Steelers Sign QB/WR Tyler Murphy Back To Practice Squad

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers waived quarterback/wide receiver Tyler Murphy in order to make room on the roster for cornerback Doran Grant. On Thursday, Murphy was signed back to the team’s practice squad after clearing waivers. Murphy had been promoted from the practice squad the day before the Steelers played…


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Steelers Claim KR Jacoby Jones Off Waivers From Chargers, Release Dri Archer

It looks like the Pittsburgh Steelers will have a new return man as the team has reportedly claimed wide receiver Jacoby Jones off waivers from the San Diego Chargers, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. To make room for Jones, the Steelers released second-year wide receiver/running back Dri…


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Report: Other Teams Were Interested In Signing Steelers CB Doran Grant

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers promoted cornerback Doran Grant to their 53-man roster from their practice squad and I noted in that post that it may have been because another team wanted to poach him away. As it turns out, that was indeed the case. Grant, who was drafted by…