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Steelers Film Room: Indianapolis Colts’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Steelers Still Keeping Everyone Guessing About Cornerback Usage Sunday Night

Raise your hand if you expect the Pittsburgh Steelers to bench cornerback Antwon Blake Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts. For those of you with your arms in the air, you’re likely to be disappointed. While we have had several indications this past week that Blake might see less playing…


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Steelers Film Room: Indianapolis Colts’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…




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Tomlin, Butler Send Ross Cockrell A Message

The Pittsburgh Steelers front office, and head coach Mike Tomlin, should certainly be commended for their prudent action in picking up second-year cornerback Ross Cockrell after the Bills released him during the first round of cuts in the preseason. Since he was acquired on the day of the final roster…


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Steelers Film Room: Vince Williams Vs Seahawks

Pittsburgh Steelers starting inside linebacker Ryan Shazier suffered a scary concussion during an early second quarter kickoff, and was out for the rest of the game. His primary replacement, Sean Spence, suffered a hamstring injury at some point during the game. The left Vince Williams to assume the lion’s share…


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Todd Haley Impressed By Development Of Jesse James

Heath Miller has been sidelined in practice for the past two days, nursing a rib injury that he suffered in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Sunday loss in Seattle. Matt Spaeth has also been limited in practice. It seems that things are shaping up for Jesse James to continue to play a…


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Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones Vs Seahawks

Pittsburgh Steelers former first-round draft pick Jarvis Jones is in the midst of a pivotal season that will help determine his future, in part because the team has to decide during this offseason whether or not to pick up his fifth-year option. While it has been more difficult for him…


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Colts Injury Report: Linemen Castonzo, Thornton, Holmes All Sidelined Thursday

The Indianapolis Colts have now released their Thursday injury report and there are three new names listed on it that weren’t on the team’s Wednesday report. Not practicing on Thursday were tackle Anthony Castonzo (knee), wide receiver Phillip Dorsett (ankle), linebacker Jerrell Freeman (hamstring), center Khaled Holmes (fibula), linebacker D’Qwell…


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Steelers Injury Report: Heath Miller, Sean Spence Still Sidelined Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their Thursday injury report ahead of their Sunday night home game at Heinz Field against the Indianapolis Colts and it includes some good news as it relates to players who failed to practice on Wednesday. Not practicing again on Thursday were tight end Heath Miller…


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Ask Alex: Steelers Mailbag

Welcome back, yinz. Took last week off because it fell on Thanksgiving and I couldn’t type in between bites of mashed potatoes and turkey. Hope you all had a good one with your family. As usual, ask away with your Steelers’ questions and I’ll get to as many as I…


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Danny Smith Praises Cameron Heyward’s Kick Blocking Ability

During Sunday’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward blocked an extra point attempt with 3:04 left in the third quarter, It was Heyward’s second blocked kick of the season and his third of his career. During a Thursday interview on Steelers Nation Radio, special teams…


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Todd Haley On Offensive Run/Pass Balance

Bob Labriola and Todd Haley had an interesting discussion during this week’s Coordinator’s Corner. A look behind the veil to the mindset of an offensive coordinator and the in-game processes. Haley noted that part of the reason why the Pittsburgh Steelers passed so much Sunday – passing 59 times to 14…