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Depth Chart Will Not Deter Arthur Moats From Contributing

For the second time in as many seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers have replaced Arthur Moats in the starting lineup. Of course, last year he was never supposed to be in the starting lineup, but he ended up starting roughly half the season when starter Jarvis Jones was lost for most…


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Brandon Boykin Has Learned To Let Go Of Expectations

For as many issues as he may have had with Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly last season, the 2015 season has had to be the most frustrating year of Brandon Boykin‘s professional career, having had to bide his time on the bench all the while being confident that he could…


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Antwon Blake Not Blaming Missed Tackles On Injuries

While he has made a few splash plays so far this season, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake hasn’t made enough of them. In fact, the former undrafted free agent is nowhere close to being the physical and reliable tackler he was last season in his limited playing time. While Blake…


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Ben Roethlisberger Using Platform To Talk About Concussions

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has become accustomed to dealing with injuries throughout his playing career, a narrative that has become all too present a reminder this season with the significant injuries that have sidelined him this season. But none of them have scared him like the one that came…


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Shamarko Thomas’ Headaches No Longer About Big Hits But Big Misses

This was supposed to be Shamarko Thomas’ year. He was taken under wing during the 2014 offseason by Pittsburgh Steelers future Hall of Fame safety Troy Polamalu to help groom him for this opportunity. The Steelers coaxed Polamalu into retirement during this offseason with the expectation that Thomas would be…


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Colts Injury Report: 11 Players Sit Out Wednesday’s Practice

The Indianapolis Colts will play the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night at Heinz Field and according to their Wednesday injury report, 11 players failed to practice to start the week. Sitting out Wednesday were safety Mike Adams (ankle, hamstring), tackle Anthony Castonzo (knee), linebacker Trent Cole (not injury related), cornerback Vontae Davis…


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Former Steelers Special Teams Coach Fired By Chargers

The San Diego Chargers announced the firing of special teams’ coordinator Kevin Spencer today. We've parted ways with Special Teams Coordinator Kevin Spencer. MORE: https://t.co/q81B1lt07L pic.twitter.com/miGtNKSJY5 — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) December 2, 2015 It’s worth writing because Spencer served as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ coach in the same position from 2002…


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Steelers CB Ross Cockrell Didn’t See Reps Changing In Wednesday’s Practice

If the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to have changes in their secondary Sunday night in their home game against the Indianapolis Colts, those changes apparently haven’t taken place yet in practice. At least not according to cornerback Ross Cockrell. According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Cockrell said Wednesday…



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Tis The Season For Practice Squad Poaching; Are Steelers At Risk?

The trees are bare. The weather is cold. ABC Family is running their Christmas marathon. It’s now December and that means one other thing. Protect your practice squad players. The further the NFL goes into its season, the more likely practice squad players are likely to be poached by other…


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Timmons’ Reliability Overlooked In 2015

Yes, he’s getting older. Yes, his contract is going to have to be reworked. But Lawrence Timmons is still playing at his consistent, reliable level Pittsburgh Steelers‘ fans should be used to by now. I’m not even talking about what he’s done with the snaps he’s played this year, though I’d point…



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Wheaton’s Performance Not Unexpected From Teammates

Markus Wheaton had his best day on a football field Sunday. More yards in a game than in the NFL, college, and even high school. It was a well-deserved today for a player who had struggled to produce but one that didn’t catch his teammates off guard. “He was playing…


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Week 12 Steelers Defensive Sack Review

Bringing back our defensive sack review series after a bye week hiatus, we’ll fire up the tape today and look at the Pittsburgh Steelers two sacks of Russell Wilson on Sunday. 1. Five man-pressure vs. five man protection, with Ryan Shazier lined up off-screen as the slot defender rolled up against…


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Steelers CB Brandon Boykin Believes He Could’ve Contributed Sooner This Season

Will Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin finally get a chance to contribute Sunday night in the team’s home game against the Indianapolis Colts? Judging by the comments made Tuesday by head coach Mike Tomlin, Boykin, who the team acquired during training camp via a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles, will…