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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…


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Steelers vs Ravens Wildcard Round Film Review: Maurkice Pouncey

Against the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey had perhaps his worst game of the season, faring poorly, overall, in both run blocking and in pass protection—with smatterings of good mixed in, of course. Much of that had to do with Ravens’ second-year defensive tackle Brandon Williams, whom…


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Lions General Manager Expects 2015 Salary Cap To Be Around $143 Million

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew met with the media Thursday to talk about the future of the team that he runs. While answering salary cap related questions about the team, Mayhew said he expects the salary cap to go up about $10 million this upcoming year, to around $143…


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Former Steelers Bettis, Greene Named 2015 Pro Football Hall Of Fame Finalists

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis and linebacker Kevin Greene were among the 15 modern era finalists announced on Thursday evening for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015. This will make the fifth straight year that Bettis has made it to the final 15. The Notre Dame…



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What Do The Steelers Do With The 22nd Pick?

Now that the 2014 season is in the books, at least for the Pittsburgh Steelers, a lot of attention is given to the NFL combine, free agency and the draft. Historically, the Steelers have sat quiet during the free agency bonanza, and instead chose to build the team via the…


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Steelers Sign Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley Through 2016 Season

The Pittsburgh Steelers won’t be changing offensive coordinators this offseason as the organization has decided that they cant afford to lose Todd Haley. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Haley recently signed a two-year contract extension that will keep in Pittsburgh through the 2016 season. In 2014, the…


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The Case For Not Re-signing Jason Worilds

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been going through defensive struggles since losing to the Denver Broncos in the wild card round of the playoffs in 2011. Secondary play has been abysmal at times. Tackling was poor in 2013 and portions of 2014. Inexcusable penalties gave opponents far better field position. And…


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Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind – Second Half

Game notes for the final time of the 2014 season. The Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Wildcard round of the playoffs. Second Half – I know it’s Robber coverage but Troy Polamalu is playing awfully shallow on 3rd and 14. Ends up focusing on a…


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Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind – First Half

Game notes for the final time of the 2014 season. The Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Wildcard round of the playoffs. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Arthur Moats, Vince Williams, Robert Golden, Terence Garvin, Shamako Thomas. Stephon Tuitt replacing the inactive Michael…


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Projecting The Steelers 2015 Compensatory Draft Picks

Now that the 2014 season is over for the Pittsburgh Steelers we can try to guess what they will receive in the way of compensatory draft picks during the offseason. Let me start off by saying that nobody knows the exact formula used by the NFL to determine compensatory picks….


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Steelers Must Learn If Mike Munchak’s Group Is Complete

Looking back on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 offseason, would you still regard the signing of offensive line coach Mike Munchak the biggest move that the organization made to better the team heading into this past year? After all, so much of the line’s progression was rather natural. All-Pro center Maurkice…