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6 Offensive Takeaways From The 49ers Week 1 Win

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at Heinz Field and while we have some future posts that will dedicated to previewing that game, I thought I would share some of my initial offensive observations from their Monday night win over the Minnesota Vikings. 1 –…


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Tomlin Doesn’t Anticipate Injuries Will Factor Into 49ers Game

During his Tuesday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t name any players by name when he went over the health of the team as they now prepare to play the San Francisco 49ers this coming Sunday at Heinz Field. “From a health standpoint, really it’s just some bumps…



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New Steelers RB Jordan Todman Could Have Bigger Role Against 49ers

In the regular season opening loss Thursday night to the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Will Johnson served as the backup running back to starter DeAngelo Williams. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if Johnson’s size factored into that decision even though he only…


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Steelers Chose To Dress Versatile Murphy Over Coates Against Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers chose to dress rookie undrafted free agent wide receiver Tyler Murphy over rookie third round draft pick wide receiver Sammie Coates this past Thursday night in their regular-season opening loss to the New England Patriots and during his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked…


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Steelers Vs Patriots: Offensive Charting

Each week I’ll be writing a piece breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive personnel groupings, snap counts, and player usage from the previous game. Little bit tedious of a task, but it will help you understand who the coaching staff is using in what role, and how effective each player…


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Steelers Know 49ers Kaepernick Can Present Problems With His Mobility

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the San Francisco 49ers Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field and heading into that game, head coach Mike Tomlin knows that his defense will have their hands full when it comes to defending quarterback Colin Kaepernick because of his ability to run with the football. “Kaepernick’s…


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Tomlin Expects All Four Outside Linebackers To Figure Into Rotation Moving Forward

The Pittsburgh Steelers played all four of their outside linebackers Thursday night in their regular season opening loss to the New England Patriots and veteran James Harrison led that group in snaps played with 38. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about Harrison’s seemingly large…


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Tomlin Tight-Lipped On Boykin, Secondary For Week Two

Easily the biggest source of frustration from fans following Thursday’s game was the goose egg left in the snaps column for Pittsburgh Steelers’ cornerback Brandon Boykin. Mike Tomlin was not willing to clear up the situation during his Tuesday press conference. “We’ll see…obviously he’s under strong consideration,” Tomlin told reporters…



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Steelers Film Room: Steelers Vs Patriots Sack Breakdown

As we have done for every game the last two years, we’ll breakdown each sack allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers. In Week One, the Steelers gave up two. 1. 4:48 1st, 2nd and 12. Steelers are in 12 personnel with seven in to block against a five man rush. Does…


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Week One: Steelers Vs Patriots Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered an opening day loss by the score of 28-21 against the New England Patriots. Below are some notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the game. The second half of the game got off to a familiar start, with Julian Edelman netting a first…


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Week One: Steelers Vs Patriots First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered an opening day loss by the score of 28-21 against the New England Patriots. Below are some notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the game. Unsurprisingly, the Steelers opened up the game out of a 12 look, which figures to be their most…


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Steelers vs. Patriots: Tom Brady’s Week 1 Passing Chart

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady completed 25 of the 32 passes that he attempted Thursday night in his team’s win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and while he did throw for 288 yards in the game, most of his throws traveled less than 10 yards in the air past the…