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Mike Tomlin Remains Encouraged By Markus Wheaton’s Play

It was fair to project Markus Wheaton for 65-70 catches this season. Oops. Instead, he’s on pace for just 26. That isn’t all Wheaton’s fault and as Mike Tomlin pointed out in his usual Tueday presser, can be explained by a variety of reasons. “It’s all interrelated. If Heath is…


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Tomlin Thinks New Steelers RB Isaiah Pead Will Be Able To Help At Some Point

After losing starting running back Le’Veon Bell for the remainder of the season on Sunday to a knee injury, the Pittsburgh Steelers quickly signed former St. Louis Rams running back Isaiah Pead to take his spot on the 53-man roster. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin talked a…


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Mike Tomlin Has No Problem With Mitchell’s Celebration

Mike Mitchell loves to hit. Mike Mitchell loves to celebrate. He did both on the same play Sunday, crushing Cincinnati Bengals’ wide receiver Marvin Jones in the second quarter of Sunday’s loss. To some, celebrating after Jones was injured was crossing the line but Mike Tomlin told reporters he had…




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Steelers Facing Must Win Games Next Two Weeks

I’ve said several times in the past eight weeks that this is quickly becoming the season of what might have been for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In some ways, they only have themselves to blame, as the team appeared completely unprepared in their Week 1 loss to the New England Patriots,…



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Titans Fire Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt On Tuesday

A former Pittsburgh Steelers coach is in the news Tuesday morning as the Tennessee Titans have decided to fire head coach Ken Whisenhunt after a 1-6 start in 2015. Whisenhunt, who was hired by the Titans in 2014, only won 3 games while in Tennessee and as Tom Gower pointed…


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NFL Trade Deadline 2015: Steelers Unlikely To Make Tuesday Deal

With the NFL trade deadline looming (Tuesday, 4 p.m. ET), you’ve probably read the suggestions from several hacks as it relates to proposed deals the Pittsburgh Steelers should make. If they got your hopes up, prepare to be disappointed. While several have tried to link the Steelers to possibly trading…




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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Might Not Get New Contract Until 2017

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le.Veon Bell has been placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured list with a right MCL injury, we’re likely to hear about him having surgery in the coming days. Being as Bell will be entering the final year of his rookie contract in 2016, many are…


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Steelers Film Room: Bengals Sack Breakdown

We’re back to break down the three sacks given up by the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. So let’s get to it. 1. 3rd and 7, 11:54 2nd. 11 personnel. Seven kept in to block only a four man rush. The Bengals run an “X” stunt…


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Steelers Trending In Opposite Direction Of 2014 Season

Coming off back-to-back .500 seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves at a crossroads six games into the 2014 season after getting off to a 3-3 record, trading wins and losses every week, and on a downward trend coming off a loss. In 2012, the Steelers got off to a 6-3…