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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 […]

2011 NFL Week 2 TOX Stats

21 September 2011

It is time to look at the week 2 TOX stats and cumulative totals after 2 weeks. If you missed what TOX is and want to see the week 1 TOX stats, just follow the link. It is a stat that measures explosive plays of 20 yards or more and turnover differential. Once again plus […]

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Raheem Brock Fined For Hit On Roethlisberger

21 September 2011

Seahawks defensive lineman Raheem Brock has been fined by the NFL for a low hit on Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during Sunday\’s game. Brock was leg whipped by right tackle Marcus Gilbert after beating him with a spin move and hit Roethlisberger below the knees just after he released the ball. Roethlisberger left the game […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

21 September 2011

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers week 2 win against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. As I predicted in my pregame article, the Steelers used the 11 and 12 personnel packages much more this week as combined they totaled 44 plays of the 68 run. The Steelers […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Colts Week 3 Begins Episode

21 September 2011

Season 2, Episode 19 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I delve right into the injury report. Ben Roethlisberger isn\’t on the list, but we open with a discussion of the latest news regarding his knee. We then speculate on the long-term future of both Chris Kemoeatu and Bryant McFadden due […]

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Steelers Colts Week 3 Practice Injury Report – Wednesday

21 September 2011

The Steelers started their on the field practice preparations Wednesday for the upcoming Sunday night game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Wednesday injury and participation reports shows the right defensive end Brett Keisel (knee) did not work today. Keisel was termed questionable at best by Mike Tomlin on Tuesday. It is […]

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Ramon Foster Pushing To Reclaim Starting Role

21 September 2011

I mentioned prior to the season starting that the Steelers right guard spot could be in flux this season and already Ramon Foster is making a strong push to reclaim the spot he held for most of 2010. Foster was inactive week 1 against the Ravens, but started at left guard against the Seahawks with […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday September 21st – Ngata Not Going Away Edition

21 September 2011

The game release for the Steelers game against the Colts is up in PDF format on steelers.com and these are always good pre game reading. The Steelers defensive participation chart against the Seahawks is up as well as the offensive line breakdown report from the game. Practice squader Dorin Dickerson announced on Twitter he would […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Defensive Participation Chart

20 September 2011

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers week 2 game versus the Seattle Seahawks this past Sunday. The only real noticeable things in week 2 was the increase in snaps that Ziggy Hood received. He also took over for Brett Keisel when he left with his knee injury. Also James Farrior and Larry […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

20 September 2011

Below is the offensive line report and breakdown for the Steelers week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday. As I always this grading is done on a play-by-play basis and a good or bad is given on every play. I always caution that it is impossible to know what the assignment on every […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Colts Week 3 – 2011

20 September 2011

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his weekly press conference on Tuesday to talk about the win this past Sunday and give a preview of the upcoming Sunday night game against the Indianapolis Colts. Tomlin also updated the injury condition of defensive end Brett Keisel along with a few more injuries. Below is the audio […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday September 20th – Greg Lloyd Speaks Edition

20 September 2011

Dan Gigler caught up with former Steelers linebacker Greg Lloyd and asked him about the current state of the NFL — specifically in reference to the crackdown on violent helmet-to-helmet hits. Here is some audio from the interview as well. Bob Labriola and Craig Wolfley break down two running plays from Sunday in the weekly […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Seahawks Game Recap Episode

19 September 2011

Season 2, Episode 18 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I discuss the Steelers first win of the season, a 24-0 beating of an undermanned Seattle Seahawks team. We open by looking at the injury report, which appears to be pretty good after the Week 2 win. In breaking down the […]

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Breaking Down The Steelers 20 Yard Touchdown Run By Isaac Redman

19 September 2011

A pretty big play in the Steelers 24-0 win against the Seahawks yesterday was the 20-yard touchdown run by Isaac Redman on 2nd and 7 from the Seahawks 20-yard line with 12:48 to go in the first half. The play was well designed and executed by not only left guard Ramon Foster, but the entire […]

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More Steelers Seahawks Observations

19 September 2011

I did not get too deep into observations in my game recap yesterday as I wanted to re-watch the game a few times before commenting deeper. I will keep this format all season long as I do not believe one can give good and accurate observations on just one viewing of a game. With that […]

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Steelers Week 2 Coverage Stats Versus Seahawks

19 September 2011

Below are the Steelers coverage stats for the week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks. 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 the play. […]

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Steelers Shutout Seahawks 24-0 – Game Recap

18 September 2011

The Steelers rebounded nicely after the week 1 loss to the Ravens with a 24-0 shut-out today of the Seattle Seahawks at Heinz Field. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shook off a first half knee injury and threw for 298 yards on 30 passing attempts and 1 touchdown to Mike Wallace. Roethlisberger completed 22 passes on the […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Seahawks Post Game Press Conference Week 2

18 September 2011

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his post game press conference following the Steelers 24-0 win over the Seattle Seahawks today. Below is the audio from the presser and a short recap. Tomlin said quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be fine after suffering a knee injury and once he was cleared to return he was back […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Inactives

18 September 2011

Below are the 7 players that will not dress for the Steelers and Seahawks today at Heinz Field. Teams are now allowed to dress 46 players this season as there is no emergency quarterback rule. Jerricho Cotchery will be down again this week with his hamstring injury. Bryant McFadden and Chris Kemoeatu also down today. […]

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Week 2 NFL Picks 2011

17 September 2011

Much like the Steelers, I had a disaster of a week 1 as I went 4-12 ATS. SU I went 10-6. If you missed the week 1 picks just follow the link. I am putting that week behind me now and moving on to week 2. Below are my picks and score predictions for the […]

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Prediction Of Week 2 Steelers Inactives Against The Seahawks

17 September 2011

Week 2 is almost here as the Steelers take on the Seattle Seahawks tomorrow at Heinz Field. The final injury report of the week was released on Friday and I will now take my weekly stab at the 7 man inactive list for this week. The official inactives will be released 90 minutes before kick-off […]

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Week 2 – 7 Things To Look For Against The Seahawks

17 September 2011

The Steelers come off of a week 1 road drubbing against the Ravens and get the Seattle Seahawks at home as get well medicine. The Seahawks played a close game against the 49ers in week 1, but their special teams gave way the game. The Steelers are right around two touchdown favorites heading into this […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 1 Personnel Package Passing & Rushing Stats

16 September 2011

The last pack of stats I have for the Steelers 35-7 loss to the Ravens in week 1 are the passing and rushing stats of the various personnel packages that the Steelers used on offense this past Sunday. As you can see in the stats below, the Steelers did not have much success passing the […]

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Former Steelers CB Crezdon Butler Sidelined Indefinitely With Dislocated Ankle

16 September 2011

Former Steelers cornerback Crezdon Butler suffered a dislocated ankle in practice on Thursday according to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic and he could miss a significant amount of time with the injury. There are some rumblings that he could miss the rest of the 2011 season. The Cardinals aren\’t commenting on the severity of […]

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Ike Taylor Fined $15K For Head Butting Against Ravens

16 September 2011

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was not the only Steelers player to get fined in the game against the Ravens as cornerback Ike Taylor was also fined for his head butt incident in the 4th quarter when the game started to get real chippy. We mentioned a few days ago that Polamalu was fined $15K for […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Seahawks Preview Episode

16 September 2011

Season 2, Episode 17 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I open with a closer look at the supposed chop blocks in the Steelers Ravens game that have been a hot topic as of late and we clarify the actual rule. We both agree that these were dangerous blocks and think […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Practice Injury Report – Friday

16 September 2011

The Steelers wrapped up their final practice on Friday as they get ready to take on the Seattle Seahawks this coming Sunday at Heinz Field. The Friday injury report has wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) as out this week as he has not practiced at all this week with his hamstring injury. Left guard Chris […]

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