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Steelers CB Antwon Blake Expects To Play Ahead Of Cortez Allen Sunday Night

While Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that he still has confidence in cornerback Cortez Allen after benching him late in the Sunday game against the Indianapolis Colts, it appears as though the struggling defensive back has lost his spot in the nickel sub package for the upcoming game Sunday night against the […]

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Mike Tomlin Thinks Antonio Brown Is The J.J. Watt Of Wide Receivers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown currently leads the NFL with 60 catches and is second with 852 receiving yards. As previously noted, if Brown somehow duplicates those numbers in the second half of the season, he’ll easily set new franchise records in several receiving statistical categories. Brown continues to be one of the league’s […]

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Roethlisberger Effectively Used Play Action In Win Over Colts

Thanks to the early success that the Pittsburgh Steelers running game had Sunday in their 51-35 win over the Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to effectively mix in some play action in route to his career record performance. For the game, Roethlisberger used play action on 12 passing attempts and he completed nine […]

Former Steelers Bettis, Dawson, Greene & Butler Named Pro Football Hall Of Fame Finalists

07 January 2012

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis, cornerback Jack Butler, center Dermontti Dawson and linebacker Kevin Greene are among the 17 finalists to be considered for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame when the Hall’s Selection Committee meets in Indianapolis on Saturday, Feb. 4. Bettis was a six-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro […]

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NFL Wild Card Week Picks 2011

07 January 2012

What a way to close a horrible regular season as I went 11-5 straight up in the week 17 games and 12-4 against the spread. Where has that been all season? Through 17 weeks I am now 156-101 straight up and a dismal 113-145 against the spread. I had a great 2010 playoffs, so let\’s […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – January 6th – Cotchery Talks Steelers Broncos & Jets Edition

06 January 2012

Maurkice Pouncey and Jerricho Cotchery were both interviewed on 93.7 The Fan and Pouncey made it very clear several times that he is very tired answering questions about Tim Tebow and that he does not date Tebow. Cotchery talks about being part of the Steelers and the upcoming game against the Denver Broncos. Cotchery also […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Broncos AFC Wild Card Game Preview Episode

06 January 2012

Season 2, Episode 66 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd is tracked down as he is cashing in his chips from the tables to join me from Las Vegas. The first part of the show is my interview with Cecil Lammey, the NFL Insider for 102.3 ESPN in Denver. Cecil and I […]

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Troy Polamalu & Maurkice Pouncey Voted First-team All-Pro

06 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and center Maurkice Pouncey were both voted first team All-Pro by the Associated Press on Friday. Polamalu recorded 91 tackles this year for the Steelers to go along with 2 interceptions and 1 sack. He started all 16 games for the Steelers in 2011. Pouncey started 14 games for the […]

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Steelers Broncos Friday Injury Report AFC Wild Card Week – Pouncey Questionable

06 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up practice preparations on Friday for their AFC wild card on Sunday against the Denver Broncos and the Friday injury report has some expected bad news as center Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) did not practice for a second straight day due to aggravating his injured left ankle during practice on Wednesday. Pouncey […]

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Report: Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Will Not Play Versus Broncos In AFC Wild Card Game

06 January 2012

Gerry Dulac reports this morning via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey will not play Sunday against the Denver Broncos in the AFC wild card game after aggravating his left ankle in practice this week. Pouncey injured the ankle Pouncey in the home win against the Cleveland Browns in week 14 Browns and missed […]

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Steelers RB Coach Kirby Wilson Badly Burned In House Fire

06 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson was badly burned in a house fire in Seven Fields, Butler County according to WPXI TV. He was flown to a Pittsburgh-area hospital and there is no word on his condition. The house fire reportedly started shortly before 3 a.m. on Friday. Wilson was hired on Jan. 29, […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Since The Ankle Injury

06 January 2012

I wanted to do some in-depth research tonight on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger since he suffered his left high ankle sprain late in the first half against the Cleveland Browns in week 14 and found quite a few things that stuck out to me in the research. Below you will see a table of […]

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Steelers Secret Weapon: \’Dennis Tebow\’

05 January 2012

It\’s not a mirage. The man playing the part of Tim Tebow in practice with the Steelers really is Dennis Dixon. Dixon, who played an option-like offense at Oregon, played his freshman season in 2004 behind Kellen Clemens. Prior to his junior year in 2006, Dixon was named the starting quarterback and led the Ducks […]

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Steelers Browns Week 17 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

05 January 2012

The week 17 offensive line breakdown report for the Pittsburgh Steelers win this past Sunday against the Cleveland Browns is now complete and overall it was a very solid game for the offensive line as everyone scored 90% or higher. The Browns really did not get that much consistent pressure on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and […]

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A tale of two Ryans

05 January 2012

Steelers fans know who Ryan Clark is.  He\’s usually the tandem safety with Troy Polamalu.  Clark has set himself apart this year by leading the team in tackles with 100 combined (71 total, 29 assisted).  Due to a sickle cell condition, Clark will not be able to play against the Broncos at Mile High Stadium […]

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Steelers Broncos Thursday Injury Report AFC Wild Card Week – Pouncey Sits

05 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their on-field practice preparations Thursday for their upcoming AFC wild card game Sunday against the Denver Broncos and the Thursday injury report is now out. Defensive end Brett Keisel (groin), cornerback Cortez Allen (shoulder), linebacker James Harrison (toe), safety Troy Polamalu (calf) and running back Mewelde Moore (knee) all sat out […]

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Report: Maurkice Pouncey Might Not Be Able To Play Sunday Versus Broncos

05 January 2012

Mark Kaboly is reporting this afternoon via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey might not be able to play Sunday against the Denver Broncos in the AFC wild card due to his bad left ankle. Kaboly reports that Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said today that he is concerned that Pouncey won\’t be able […]

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Aaron Smith Says He Is Completely Healthy, Still Undecided On Future

05 January 2012

Scott Brown reports on Twitter this morning that Pittsburgh Steelers veteran defensive end Aaron Smith told reporters this morning that he is completely healthy following the spinal-fusion surgery that he had back in November and that he could play tomorrow if he could. According to Brown he also said that he will decide after the […]

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Is Antonio Brown Getting Shaken Down By The Mother Of His Son?

05 January 2012

It sounds like Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown might be a victim of his success as TMZ is reporting that the mother of his child filed court documents in Miami, where she claims that Antonio has had custody of their 4-year-old son in Pennsylvania for months and he\’s not being taken care of. Shameika […]

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Battle Tested and Ready to Go

05 January 2012

By Jeremy Hritz Sure, the ankle of Ben Roethlisberger is hurt. Probably even more so than it was last week. Yes, Rashard Mendenhall is done for the year, and possibly until October. Correct. The up-and-coming corner Cortez Allen is out, and Keenan Lewis, though he will play, is dealing with a hamstring. Combine all of […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – January 4th – Ike Taylor Is Burning Edition

04 January 2012

The Steelers pregame release for the AFC Wild Card game against the Denver Broncos is up on steelers.com in case you have not seen it yet. Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor was on Jim Rome is Burning this afternoon and you can listen to the whole interview online starting at the 8:30 mark. Taylor talks about […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers RB Chad Spann Interview Episode

04 January 2012

Season 2, Episode 65 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd still on the injury report with (blackjack), Nick Richetta joins me once again this week and we start by recapping the Steelers Wednesday injury report as they get ready to take on the Denver Broncos Sunday in the AFC wild card […]

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Steelers Broncos Wednesday Injury Report AFC Wild Card Week – Polamalu, Harrison & Keisel Sit

04 January 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on practice field Wednesday getting ready to take on the Denver Broncos this coming Sunday in one of the two AFC wild card games. Despite finishing 12-4 on the season the Steelers must travel to Denver who won the AFC West with an 8-8 record as the Steelers earned the […]

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Report: Roethlisberger Suffered Setback In Ankle Against Browns, Legursky To Start At LG

04 January 2012

Both Mark Kaboly and Ed Bouchette are reporting on Twitter this morning that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told the media today that he suffered a setback of sorts in the game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns and that he tweaked his injured left ankle a bit. He did say he is playing Sunday against […]

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Troy Polamalu Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week

04 January 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday for his play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, in the Steelers 2011 regular-season finale. This is the first time this season that Polamalu has won the AFC Defensive Player of the Week award, but it marks the fifth time he […]

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Steelers Place Chris Carter On Injured Reserve

04 January 2012

We told you yesterday that the Pittsburgh Steelers promoted running back Chad Spann to the 53 man roster, but we did not have a corresponding move. This morning it was announced that rookie linebacker Chris Carter was placed on injured reserve with his bad hamstring. Carter has fought the hamstring all season and was only […]

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Steelers Week 17 Coverage Stats Versus Browns

04 January 2012

Below are the Pittsburgh Steelers coverage stats for their week 17 win against the Cleveland Browns on the road in Cleveland. These stats are broken down by play and include down and distance, line of scrimmage, direction, yards gained, yards after catch, personnel the offense used, defensive package, number of pass rushers and whether or […]

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Steelers Will Face Broncos In AFC Wild Card Game With Stable Of Undrafted Running Backs

03 January 2012

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Denver Broncos this Sunday in their AFC wild card matchup they will do so with all undrafted running backs in uniform. Starter Rashard Mendenhall was officially placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a torn ACL in his right knee that he suffered in the final regular season game […]

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Steelers Browns Week 17 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

03 January 2012

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 17 win on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. It is not surprising that Hines Ward saw 26 snaps in this game as they looked to feed him the ball to get him to his 1,000th career reception. Emmanuel Sanders […]

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