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Bengals’ CB Adam Jones To Miss Sunday’s Game

The Cincinnati Bengals will be without one of their best cornerbacks for Sunday’s tilt against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Adam Jones told reporters he will miss with a foot injury. Just spoke briefly with Bengals' Adam Jones. While on his scooter he says he isn't playing Sunday but is hopeful he…


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Breakdown Of Steelers Cornerback Rotation Used Against Colts

As many of you should know by now, the Pittsburgh Steelers finally shook up their secondary Sunday night in their home win over the Indianapolis Colts and that included cornerback Brandon Boykin seeing his most extensive playing time of the season. Now that our defensive charting from that game has…


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Week 13: Defensive Sack Review

Time for our weekly installment of the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive sack review, and we’ve got five sacks of Colts quarterbacks to look at, including a hat trick by James Harrison to run his season total to five. First however, it was Will Allen getting the big day started for the Steelers…



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Pittsburgh Playing With Playoff Mentality

Although the actual playoffs are still on the horizon, with a full month separating the regular and post season, it’s basically playoff season already for the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Ben Roethlisberger, that mentality began following the team’s bye week. “We kind of made that approach a couple weeks ago,”…


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Antonio Brown Named AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week

With perhaps the most electrifying play of the weekend, Antonio Brown has been named the AFC Special Teams Player Of The week. He did it again. @AntonioBrown84 has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. 🏆 | https://t.co/KH08dv9Q64 pic.twitter.com/qTKSa15NZn — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) December 9, 2015 Not bad for a…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Colts

Sunday night in front of a national television audience the Pittsburgh Steelers destroyed the Indianapolis Colts 45-10 at Heinz Field. After turning the ball over on the opening kickoff and then four plays into their second possession, the Steelers were excellent offensively scoring on seven of nine possessions, which included…


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James Harrison Closing In On Steelers’ Career Sack Record

In what is likely his final season in the NFL, James Harrison has given himself a chance to set one more Pittsburgh Steelers’ record. With his three sack outburst Sunday night, Harrison now trails Jason Gildon by 2.5 sacks to tie the franchise record for career sacks. Three, of course,…


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Steelers Comfortable Using Three-Man Rotation At Inside Linebacker

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Ryan Shazier did miss four games earlier in the season due to a shoulder injury, the former first round draft pick hasn’t missed any games since even though he’s been on the team’s injury report quite a bit. While Shazier was knocked out the team’s…


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Bryant’s Lack Of Early Playing Time Sunday Night Not Disciplinary Related

During the first quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night win over the Indianapolis Colts, I was bombarded by people on Twitter asking why wide receiver Martavis Bryant wasn’t on the field much. Head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about that on Tuesday and he told the media that the…


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Steelers Film Room: Smash Concept

Revisiting a concept we’ve talked about in the past. A core one we see in practically every team’s playbook and is the quintessential Cover 2 beater in the NFL. It’s the smash concept, and the Pittsburgh Steelers ran it early in Sunday’s win over the Indianapolis Colts. For a refresher,…


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Decision To Not Cut Jacoby Jones On Tuesday Not Contract Related

Tuesday morning the Pittsburgh Steelers demoted veteran returner Jacoby Jones following his multi-fumble game Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts. Surprisingly, Jones was not waived by the end of the day and that had several people guessing that the main reason behind that has something to do with his contract. I’m…


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Steelers Fortunate To Stumble Upon Chris Boswell

The Pittsburgh Steelers were highly unfortunate to lose steady kicker Shaun Suisham for the year with a torn ACL during the preseason. The subsequent injury to Garrett Hartley, his replacement, and the maddening inconsistency of his replacement, Josh Scobee, which got him fired, certainly did not provide a positive spin…


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Steelers Passing Offense Thriving After Overcoming Obstacles

In spite of the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers were without Ben Roethlisberger for four games, the team still ranks fifth in the league in terms of passing offense. It goes without saying that Roethlisberger has had quite a bit to do with that, as he leads all players in…


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DeAngelo Williams One Of 10 Best Free Agent Signings Per Pro Football Focus

When the Pittsburgh Steelers locked in free agent running back DeAngelo Williams to a two-year, $4 million contract, the general understanding was that it was a very shrewd and efficient signing, particularly with Le’Veon Bell set to serve a suspension of as of then undetermined length to begin the season….