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Pass Rush A Higher Priority Than Revamping The Secondary

For as much as we might want to talk about how badly the Pittsburgh Steelers need to fix their secondary, the more important issue has to be figuring out a way to generate more, and more consistent, pressure on the quarterback in passing situations. This past season, after finishing off…


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Steelers vs Ravens Wildcard Round Film Review: Antonio Brown

While he may still be (just barely) searching for his first postseason touchdown in his career, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown proved that he could be a big time player in the games that count the most as he posted a stat line of nine receptions for 117 yards…


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Steelers vs Ravens Wildcard Round Film Review: Markus Wheaton

After getting off to a promising start in his career as a starting wide receiver in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 season opener, Markus Wheaton spent much of the rest of the year struggling to find consistency—consistency in his performance, consistency in his snap count, consistency in his relationship with his…


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Report: Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Won’t Need Knee Surgery

It was thought that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would need offseason surgery on one of knees prior to him getting himself ready for the 2015 season, but according to his agent Ryan Tollner, the veteran signal-caller looks like he will avoid getting cut on altogether. “Ben was instructed by…


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Steelers LB Jason Worilds Fined $10,000 For Punch In AFC Wild Card Game

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds took a swing at Baltimore Ravens tight end Crockett Gillmore Saturday night in the AFC Wild Card loss at Heinz Field and the league has made him pay for it. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Worilds was fined $10,000 by the NFL…


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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger To Skip Pro Bowl

You don’t have to worry about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger getting injured in the Pro Bowl this year as the veteran has decided not to play in it. According to the official website of the New Orleans Saints, Roethlisberger will be replaced on the Pro Bowl roster by quarterback…


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Divisional Playoff Round: Friday Night Five Questions

The 2014 season might be over now for the Pittsburgh Steelers but that doesn’t mean we will be taking the rest of the winter off. Just like we did during the season, we will have a new set of five questions for you to answer every Friday evening. Thank you…


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Steelers Re-Sign LB Terence Garvin; Sign Five Others To Reserve/Future Contracts

The Pittsburgh Steelers added five more players to their offseason roster on Friday as the team announced the signing of wide receiver Brelan Chancellor, defensive end Matt Conrath, safety Alden Darby, tight end Michael Egnew and linebacker Roosevelt Nix to reserve future contracts. In addition to those players, the team…


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Extending Big Ben Should Be Steelers Top Offseason Priority 

What exactly makes a franchise quarterback? If there are 32 NFL franchises, does that mean there exists 32 legitimate franchise quarterbacks? If you include such names as Tampa Bay’s Josh McCown or the Houston Texans’ musical chairs grouping of Ryan Fitzpatrick/Ryan Mallett/Tom Savage, the answer is a definitive no. “If…



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AFC North Built For Trench Warfare On Offense

Over the past five drafts or so, the Pittsburgh Steelers actively began replenishing their depleted offensive line by investing high draft picks at the position, including first round picks on center Maurkice Pouncey and right guard David DeCastro. Completing the starting lineup are left guard Ramon Foster, a former undrafted…



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Steelers 2014 Final Defensive Charting Notes

As we’ve done sporadically throughout the season, we’ll go through our final master defensive chart for the final time. We’ll highlight some of the most interesting tidbits the charting told us. Sorted by position below. If you are curious about a stat/figure that you don’t see below, feel free to…


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Steelers vs Ravens Wildcard Round Film Review: Brandon Williams

Sometimes an opposing player has such a significant impact on a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers that it’s worth taking a look at that player when reviewing a game. In fact, this is something that I should have spent more time doing this past season. Fortunately, or rather, unfortunately, there…