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Steelers Bye Week: Friday Night Five Questions

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off this week, but that doesn’t mean that I am going to let you have the week off. As usual, I have five questions for you that I would like you to answer concerning the Steelers. If you will, please answer each as thoroughly as possible. I hope that all of […]

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Steelers Holding Out Hope That Injured LB Jarvis Jones Will Play Again This Season

Even though he’s eligible to do so, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones still hasn’t been cleared to begin practicing again as he continues to rehab the wrist injury that he suffered way back in Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers. With only five games now remaining in the regular season, Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler […]

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Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Not Sure He’ll Be Back For Saints Game

While it’s looking like the Pittsburgh Steelers might get cornerback Ike Taylor, safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker Ryan Shazier back on the field for their post-bye week game at home against the New Orleans Saints, it sounds like nose tackle Steve McLendon still might not be ready to return from the shoulder injury that has […]

2011 NFL Week 1 TOX Stats

16 September 2011

As promised I am keeping up with the TOX stats this year and below are the week 1 results. A quick refresher first though. The TOX stat tracks explosive plays and turnovers and it is derived by first finding the differential of explosive plays of 20 yards made and allowed on offense and defense. The […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday September 16th – Rotating Foote & Farrior Edition

16 September 2011

If you are looking for great pregame reading material, make sure to check out the Steelers Seahawks pregame release in PDF format that is available for download on the Steelers website. Teresa Varley of Steelers.com sat down with punter Daniel Sepulveda in this edition of the Steelers Speak and they talk about his rehab and […]

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Report: Tomlin Pressed Ambassador Rooney To Get Deal Done With Polamalu

15 September 2011

NFL Network reporter Albert Breer is reporting this evening that Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin actually called Steelers patriarch Dan Rooney in Ireland last week and implored him to get a new contract extension done with safety Troy Polamalu before the season started. Polamalu, who was entering the final year of his contract, signed a […]

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Mastercard Contest: Share You Priceless Steelers Moment & Win A Pair Of Tickets To The Seahawks Game

15 September 2011

CONTEST CLOSED & THE WINNER OF THE TICKETS IS Bcassler Please contact me via Twitter, Facebook or email me at admin (((at))) steelersdepot.com so I can get your info. Thanks to everyone for sharing your priceless Steelers moment and thanks again to Mastercard for the tickets. The fine folks at Mastercard are allowing me to […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Practice Injury Report – Thursday

15 September 2011

The Steelers practiced again on Thursday in preparation of their Sunday game against the Seahawks at Heinz Field and the Thursday injury participation report was released following practice. Wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) did not work yet again and will likely be inactive for the second straight game. Left guard Chris Kemoeatu (knee) was limited […]

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Is 30 Passing Attempts Or Less The Magic Number For Roethlisberger?

15 September 2011

Interesting talk this morning on Trib Live Radio as to the record of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was discussed when he throws over a certain amount of times during a game. I researched Pro Football Reference to pull his regular season stats since 2004 and have them below sorted by attempts below with the cutoff […]

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Steelers Re-sign TE McCoy To Practice Squad & Dickerson Placed On Injured List

15 September 2011

The Steelers have signed back tight end Jamie McCoy to the practice squad and have released recently signed Dorin Dickerson on Thursday. Dickerson was just signed on Monday after working out for the Steelers last week following his release from the Texans. Dickerson is a product of the University of Pittsburgh and was originally drafted […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 1 Defensive Participation Chart

15 September 2011

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers week 1 game versus the Baltimore Ravens this past Sunday. The only real noticeable things in week 1 of course is the playing time that Larry Foote received in place of James Farrior. Foote was on the field for 22 of 61 non-penalty defensive plays. Jason […]

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Sources: Troy Polamalu Fined $15K For Sunday Horse Collar Tackle

14 September 2011

Sources have told me that Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has been fined $15,000 for his horse collar tackle of Ravens running back Ricky Williams this past Sunday. The play happened at the 4:14 mark of the 3rd quarter when Williams went off left guard for 13 yards. Polamalu was flagged 15-yards on the play. Ravens […]

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Steelers Players Accuse Ravens Of Illegal Chop Blocks

14 September 2011

Several Steelers players are speaking out about a few of the blocks used on nose tackle Casey Hampton on Sunday in Baltimore and are accusing them of chop blocking Hampton. If you read my post game observations the day after the 35-7 loss I noted how much the Ravens cut block, but did not look […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Seahawks Beat Writer Eric Williams Episode

14 September 2011

Season 2, Episode 16 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in Part 1 David Todd and I open with a look at the injury report, updating news on Jerricho Cotchery (bad), Chris Carter (good) and others. Of course Willie Colon isn\’t on that injury report because he is no longer on the Steelers 53-man […]

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Steelers Seahawks Week 2 Practice Injury Report – Wednesday

14 September 2011

The Steelers practiced Wednesday in preparation for their week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday at Heinz Field and the first participation injury report of the week was released following practice. Wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) continues to be slowed by his preseason hamstring injury and did not practice today. He is likely to […]

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No Vacancy For The Hotel

14 September 2011

I have been asked quite a bit why the Steelers have not re-signed Flozell Adams back after right tackle Willie Colon was lost for the season this past Sunday and the simple answer is there just is not enough cap room to meet his likely salary demands. I finally cleared up my 2011 salary cap […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 1 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

13 September 2011

It was not pretty to watch several times, but below is the offensive line and blocking report for the Steelers 35-7 loss on Sunday to the Ravens. The Ravens defensive front might be one of the best in the league and they are solid at holding the point of attack against the run that allows […]

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Steelers Place T Colon On IR, Sign T Meredith

13 September 2011

Well it did not take long for the Steelers to make a decision on injured right tackle Willie Colon today as he was placed on injured reserve this afternoon following his morning triceps surgery and free agent tackle Jamon Meredith was signed to the 53 man roster to take his place. Meredith, who is 6 […]

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Steelers Bring In Tackles Ray Willis & Jamon Meredith For Work-outs

13 September 2011

Mike Tomlin said during his Tuesday press conference that the Steelers would work out a few tackles today and Scott Brown now reports via Twitter that Ray Willis and Jamon Meredith are being worked out today. Willis was selected by the Seahawks in the 4th round of the 2005 NFL Draft and played his college […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Seahawks Week 2 – 2011

13 September 2011

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his second regular season press conference in preparation for the Sunday game against the Seattle Seahawks at Heinz Field. Below are the talking points from the presser along with audio. Below is a recap and talking points from the press conference today. Mike Tomlin […]

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Gilbert Likely To Take Over Right Tackle Spot

13 September 2011

The news is filtering out this morning that rookie second round draft pick Marcus Gilbert will be the new right tackle now that it appears that Willie Colon will likely be lost for the season with a triceps injury. Gilbert is the right choice here as he played some right tackle during the preseason and […]

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Steelers Have Contacted Flozell Adams, But Not Max Starks

12 September 2011

The Steelers have likely lost right tackle Willie Colon possibly for the season with a triceps injury and they reportedly have already reached out to Flozell Adams according to Ed Bouchette. Bouchette talked to Jordan Woy, Adams agent, today and Woy confirmed the two sides have had discussions, but nothing is imminent at this time. […]

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Willie Colon To Have Surgery On Torn Triceps & Likely Out Season

12 September 2011

Ed Bouchette has cleared up the early report we gave you on Steelers left tackle Willie Colon. Bouchette reports that Colon indeed has torn triceps and he will have surgery Tuesday morning to repair the injury. His agent Joe Linta confirmed the injury. The injury means that the 2011 season is now likely over for […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 1 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

12 September 2011

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers week 1 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The Steelers used the 1 personnel grouping 14 times on Sunday that featured 1 tight end and 4 wide receivers on the field partly because of the hole they dug themselves on […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Ravens Game Recap Episode

12 September 2011

Season 2, Episode 15 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and go over the 35-7 butt kicking the Steelers took at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens yesterday and explain how the Ravens were able to get it done. It is an early morning podcast, but we both agree that the Steelers […]

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Steelers Sign Dorin Dickerson To Practice Squad

12 September 2011

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter that the Steelers have signed former University of Pittsburgh tight end Dorin Dickerson to the practice squad today. Dickerson worked out for the Steelers last week after being released by the Texan during the final roster cuts. The Texans drafted Dickerson in the 7th round of the 2010 draft […]

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More Steelers Ravens Observations

12 September 2011

I did not get too many of my observations in the game recap yesterday as I wanted to go back through the game a few times to pick it apart more. I watched it again a few times last night while doing some charting and here are a few notable observations and not many of […]

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Report: Willie Colon Might Have Serious Triceps Injury

12 September 2011

Adama Caplan is reporting that starting right tackle Willie Colon may have suffered a serious triceps injury against the Ravens yesterday. Caplan says according to two sources, Colon suffered an arm injury, which is believed to be in the triceps area. Head coach Mike Tomlin did not list Colon as a player injured during his […]

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Steelers Week 1 Coverage Stats Versus Ravens

12 September 2011

Below are the Steelers coverage stats for the week 1 game against the Baltimore Ravens. 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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