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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 […]

Steelers Re-sign LB Mortty Ivy To Practice Squad

24 October 2011

The Steelers made a minor practice squad move today to fill the vacated spot that opened when Corbin Bryant was promoted to the active roster this weekend according to Steelers Digest. Re-signed was linebacker Mortty Ivy, who was released along with running back Tristan Davis last week when safety Da’mon Cromartie-Smith and defensive tackle Elisha […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Cardinals Recap Episode

24 October 2011

Season 2, Episode 34 of The Terrible Podcast is up and my co-host David Todd is back from Las Vegas without a face tattoo or a new wife, allegedly, just in time for our 100th episode as we recap the Steelers 32-20 win yesterday on the road against the Arizona Cardinals. We\’d like to thank […]

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More Steelers Cardinals Observations

24 October 2011

I have gone back through the game to do my initial breakdown and start some charting. Here are my expanded observations not mentioned in the game recap of the Steelers week 7 win over the Arizona Cardinals. What can you say about Mike Wallace that has not already been said and seen on tape? It […]

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Steelers Week 7 Coverage Stats Versus Cardinals

24 October 2011

Below are the Steelers coverage stats for the week 7 Sunday afternoon game against the Arizona Cardinals. They 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 not the defense blitzed on […]

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Steelers Knock Off Cardinals 32-20 To Move To 5-2 – Game Recap

23 October 2011

The Steelers knocked of the Arizona Cardinals 32-20 today on the road to move to 5-2 on the season. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was 26 of 39 passing for 361 yards and 3 touchdowns to Mike Wallace, Heath Miller and Emmanuel Sanders. Roethlisberger was sacked twice during the game, but did a great job of spreading […]

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Steelers Cardinals Week 7 Inactives

23 October 2011

Below are the 7 players that will be inactive and not dress today for the Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals. The Steelers ruled out all 3 players listed below on the Friday injury report and they were Casey Hampton, James Harrison and Doug Legursky. Chris Kemoeatu starts at left guard today and Marcus Gilbert starts […]

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Neck Injury, Not Foot Forced Aaron Smith To Injured Reserve

23 October 2011

Ed Bouchette reported this morning via Twitter that it was a neck injury and not the sprained foot that led to the decision by the Steelers to place defensive end Aaron Smith on injured reserve. Smith suffered the mid foot sprain during the week 4 game against the Texans and this is the first we […]

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Kevin Colbert Gambled & Lost This Year With Aaron Smith

23 October 2011

It pains me to see Steelers defensive end Aaron Smith limp off into the sunset now as he likely will do now after being placed on injured reserve yesterday with a bad foot, but there are not many of us who did not see this coming based on his recent injury history and inability to […]

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Week 7 NFL Picks 2011

22 October 2011

Finally a winning week last week against the spread, but that is not saying much. 7-6 ATS last week and now 33-57 year to date ATS. 9-4 SU last week and 55-35 straight up through 6 weeks. Here we go with the week 7 picks and all lines courtesy of Bodog.com. Bills, Bengals, Patriots, Giants, […]

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Prediction Of Week 7 Steelers Inactives Against The Cardinals

22 October 2011

Last week there was no real guessing who the inactives would be with 7 players ruled out on the injury report. Against the Arizona Cardinals this week there is only a tad bit of guessing that needs to be done with 3 players ruled out on the Friday injury report and 1 being doubtful. Let\’s […]

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Week 7 – 7 Things To Look For Against The Cardinals & Game Prediction

22 October 2011

The Steelers head out west this week to take on the Arizona Cardinals after skating past the lowly Jaguars last week at home. Several key players remain out in Casey Hampton and James Harrison. Doug Legursky is also now sidelined in addition with a dislocated toe. The offense needs to keep their foot on the […]

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Steelers Place Aaron Smith On Injured Reserve

22 October 2011

We now know the second half of the transaction of Corbin Bryant being promoted to the active roster as veteran defensive end Aaron Smith has been placed on injured reserve with his foot injury thus ending his season and perhaps career. 2011 was slated to be the final year under contract for Smith, but he […]

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Breaking Down The NFL Fine Deals & Best Bang For Your Buck – Goodell Math

21 October 2011

It is Friday so I wanted to take time out to breakdown the math of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as it relates to fines so everyone is on the same page as to what cost what and where the best bargains are going forward. To make it easy on everyone, I will use pictures and […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Cardinals Preview Episode

21 October 2011

Season 2, Episode 33 of The Terrible Podcast is up and being as my co-host David Todd is still out in Las Vegas doing things that grown people do when they go out there, I am joined once again by Nick Richetta. Make sure to follow Nick on Twitter at @SteelCityKid117 and thank him for […]

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Troy Polamalu Fined 10K For Using Cell Phone On Sideline

21 October 2011

No real surprises here, but the NFL has fined Steelers safety Troy Polamalu 10K for using a cell phone on the sideline last weekend after leaving the game against the Jaguars with concussion-like symptoms. Polamalu was handed the phone by a team trainer reportedly so he could call his wife to let her know he […]

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Steeleres Promote DL Corbin Bryant From Practice Squad

21 October 2011

With nose tackle Chris Hoke likely out Sunday, the Steelers have promoted defensive lineman Corbin Bryant from the practice squad today, according to Mark Kaboly, before traveling west to face the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Hoke is listed as doubtful on the Friday injury report and the Steelers were faced with only having four healthy […]

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Steelers Cardinals Week 7 Practice Injury Report – Friday

21 October 2011

The Steelers wrapped up their practice preparations on Friday and will now travel out west to take on the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. The week ending injury report from Friday is out and as expected, defensive end Aaron Smith (foot), nose tackle Casey Hampton (shoulder), linebacker James Harrison (eye) and guard Doug Legursky (toe) did […]

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2011 NFL Week 6 TOX Stats

21 October 2011

OK, here we go with the TOX stats from week 6 around the NFL along with the year to date totals. If you are just finding this, make sure to look back at the links below to get a better understanding of what the TOX stat is. The plus 2 teams went 8-3 this week. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday October 21st – Long Ball Edition

21 October 2011

Yesterday I had a look at the long ball stats of Ben Roethlisberger from 21+ yards and Pro Football Focus has a look this morning at all quarterbacks in the league from 20+ yards. The 1 extra yard does not change the fact that Roethlisberger has had accuracy issues this year with his deep passes. […]

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Closer Look At The Ben Roethlisberger Deep Passing Stats

20 October 2011

Below are the long passing stats of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for his career through week 6 of this season and they are broken down by year and by distance thrown. The top table is the grand total of all passes 21 yards or more. The headings should be pretty straight forward and I included […]

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Steelers Cardinals Week 7 Practice Injury Report – Thursday

20 October 2011

The Steelers Thursday injury report is out following practice and unfortunantly there are a few new names on it. Center Maurkice Pouncey (elbow), linebacker Jason Worilds (quad) and running back Rashard Mendenhall (knee) were all added today as being limited. Worilds is trying to fight back from the quad injury and apparently had a setback […]

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Pouncey, Worilds & Mendenhall All Added To Thursday Injury Report

20 October 2011

The Steelers reportedly suffered yet another injury to the offensive line today as center Maurkice Pouncey injured his elbow today during practice according to a tweet by Ed Bouchette. Bouchette reports that Pouncey did not want to talk about the injury and he will likely be added to the injury report today which will be […]

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Steelers 2011 Passing & Rushing Stats By Formation Through Week 6

20 October 2011

Below are the formation rushing and passing stats from the week 5 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars along with the year to date stats through the first 6 games of the 2011 season. One word of caution. The formations are different from the actual personnel on the field as my game charters will list an […]

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James Harrison Says Eye & Back Are Doing Better – Hopes To Return Soon

20 October 2011

Steelers right outside linebacker James Harrison will miss his third straight game this week against the Arizona Cardinals, but he said tonight on Twitter that his eye is healing up fine and that he hopefully will be back soon. Harrison fractured the orbital bone in his right eye against the Texans in week 4 when […]

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Jaguars Took Away The Short Passing Game Against Steelers

19 October 2011

Gerry Dulac stated in his chat today that the Jacksonville Jaguars were consistently lining up 10 defensive players within 8 yards of the line of scrimmage this past Sunday. The theory behind that game plan was likely to take away the short quick passes that the Steelers used the week before against the Titans and […]

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Steelers Jaguars Week 6 Defensive Participation Chart

19 October 2011

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers week 6 game versus the Jacksonville Jaguars this past Sunday. Both Ziggy Hood and Brett Keisel were forced to play 58 non-penalty snaps each this week thanks to Chris Hoke going down early with a stinger. Hood is young enough to play that many snaps, but […]

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