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Steelers Film Room: Cover 2 Breakdown Versus Jaguars

Much has been made in recent weeks about Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler’s heavy emphasis on running a Cover 2 defense, and with good reason, as the team has clearly been working on the scheme in practice and in preseason games. Friday night revealed that the Steelers safeties still…



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Steelers Film Room: MIKE Depth and Run/Pass Keys

I have to admit it. I am surprised at how much Cover 2 the Pittsburgh Steelers have run. I originally chalked it up to a buzzword more than anything but the tape doesn’t lie. It’s been a prevalent part of Keith Butler’s defense. Last week, we covered the MIKE rules…


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Steelers Vs. Jaguars: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Week 2

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to the NFL official gamebook. As usual, we will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. Once again, there really aren’t any big surprises being…


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Steelers vs. Jaguars: Morning After Tape Cutups

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their second preseason game 23-21 to the Jacksonville Jaguars Friday night and here are a few of the plays that instantaneously received my attention when I went back through the game a second time. Here’s the firer run by Le’Veon Bell which was a split zone…


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James Harrison Sets Example On Field For Teammates

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did his best to keep the 37-year-old James Harrison off the practice field and out of pads during the first two weeks of training camp, but he has made his impact felt ever since putting the jersey back on earlier this week, and we…


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Big Ben, 1st-Team Offense Short And Sweet In Preseason Debut

While the Pittsburgh Steelers’ junior varsity offense could muster just three scoring drives and a total of 13 points, with the sole touchdown aided by a turnover deep in enemy territory, the defending AFC North champion’s starting squad looked to be in mid-season form, going one-and-one with a short and…


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C.J. Goodwin Bounces Back With Big Catches Through Big Hits

Last night was a bit of a big night for Pittsburgh Steelers first-year wide receiver C.J. Goodwin, who is seeing his first game action this preseason since playing college ball. Goodwin joined the team late in the offseason last year and did not log any time on offense during the…


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Steelers Intent On Answering Riddle Of Landry Jones During Preseason

If there is one thing that the Pittsburgh Steelers made amply clear last night during their 23-21 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, it is this: come hell or high water, they will get an answer to the Landry Jones riddle by the end of the preseason. The third-year, third-string quarterback…


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Steelers Allow Late Touchdown, Fall to Jaguars 23-21

Through two preseason games, the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff has made one thing abundantly clear: they want to believe in Landry Jones. The question is, has he given them any reason to? While there were certainly a few bright spots to the third-year quarterback’s performance on Friday night in Jacksonville,…


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Mike Tomlin’s Postgame Thoughts Following Steelers Presason Loss To Jaguars

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their second preseason game of 2015 23-21 to the Jacksonville Jaguars Friday night on the road and afterwards head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media to update the team’s injury report in addition to giving his thoughts on several of the individual performances. “On the injury…


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Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Jaguars Winners/Losers

Your winners and losers from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-21 preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. WINNERS:  James Harrison: The 37 year old got his first game action this year after officially joining practice on Tuesday. He responded with a sack, his classic rip move under Luke Joeckel to sack and create a…


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Steelers RB Josh Harris Leaves Jaguars Game With Left Foot Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have suffered an injury during their Friday night preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars as running back Josh Harris has left the contest with a left foot injury. He will not return to the game. Harris, who sat out the game Sunday night, had two carries for…


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Steelers vs Jaguars Live Update And Discussion Thread: Second Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the third quarter of their second preseason game trailing by a score of 17-8 after the first-team offense jumped off to a fast start but the defense struggled. Blake Bortles scrambled for a five-yard touchdown, Chad Henne took advantage of a mixup in the secondary for a 31-yard…


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Steelers vs Jaguars Live Update And Discussion Thread: First Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers travel down south to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in what for them will be their second preseason game after participating in the Hall of Fame game on Sunday night, where they lost, 14-3, while resting most of their starters. The Steelers will be dressing close to a full…