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Report: Steelers LB Jarvis Jones Likely Needs Wrist Surgery

The news doesn’t look to be good for Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones as Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting Monday morning that he likely needs wrist surgery as a result of the injury that he suffered Sunday night in the win over the Carolina Panthers. PITT: LB Ryan Shazier sprained MCL, MRI today. […]

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Steelers Film Room: LeSean McCoy Touchdown Part Of Eagles Packaged Plays

When Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has his offense firing on all cylinders, it really is fun to watch. Kelly is a master of doing a lot out of one formation with very interchangeable personnel. Packaged plays. Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Eagles first touchdown to running back LeSean McCoy was not […]

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Steelers Film Room: So’oto Swats, Swims, Sacks, Strips

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Vic So’oto effectively won the game Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills thanks to his strip sack fumble late in the fourth quarter. Here is a quick look at that play. Lined up outside of the tight end, So’oto gets off the ball well at the snap. This is second-round draft […]

Steelers Vs. Browns Game Rewind – Second Half

17 October 2014

By Alex Kozora Observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-10 loss against the Cleveland Browns last Sunday. Second Half – Troy Polamalu appears to be cheating on this route, expecting a corner route. Not sure why though. Saw something on film study? It’s just odd because it’s typical for the Browns to bend their #1, as […]

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Steelers Vs. Browns Game Rewind – First Half

17 October 2014

By Alex Kozora Observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-10 loss against the Cleveland Browns last Sunday. First Half – Kick return unit: Front five: Robert Golden, Arthur Moats, Vince Williams, Sean Spence, and Antwon Blake. Matt Spaeth and Michael Palmer continue to be the next two up. Cody Wallace and Will Johnson the wedge with […]

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Martavis Bryant, DHB Could Be Heading For Weekly Battle

17 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have scored one touchdown in the red zone over the course of their last two games on seven trips inside their opponents’ 20-yard line. While they already came into that span toward the bottom of the spectrum in terms of red zone efficiency around the league, they now rank 31st in that […]

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Second Demotion For Cortez Allen Raises Long-Term Questions

17 October 2014

Once considered a long-term projected, fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen steadily ascended through his first two seasons in the NFL, graduating from dime back to nickel back, and finally to starter by year three. The Steelers chose to let Keenan Lewis leave in free agency without even making an offer for a multiplicity of […]

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Steelers vs Browns II Film Review: Heath Miller

17 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been fortunate to have the services of a tight end such as Heath Miller for the past decade. They still are. But the reality is that he isn’t exactly the player he once was, particularly as a blocker. That’s not to say that he can’t get the job anymore, by any […]

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Steelers vs Browns II Film Review: Matt Spaeth

17 October 2014

If you look at the snap count numbers for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ run-heavy personnel, such as fullback Will Johnson and second tight end Matt Spaeth, you would think that the team went into the game against the Cleveland Browns looking to air the ball out. Johnson hardly played, while Spaeth was limited to just 13 […]

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LeBeau Thinks McCullers’ Strength Will Help Him Overcome Lack Leverage

17 October 2014

Due to injuries on the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line, rookie nose tackle Daniel McCullers is expected to make his regular season debut Monday night against the Houston Texans and the oversized Tennessee product can’t wait to show what he can do. “I’m excited. Anything can happen in a week. I just got to keep working […]

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Steelers Have More Plans To Get RB Le’Veon Bell The Ball Out Of The Backfield

17 October 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has already caught 28 passes for 251 yards through the first six games and that puts him pass to catch 74 for the season. That pace, however, might be increased over the course of the next several weeks judging by the comments made Wednesday by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during […]

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Haley Set To Face The Man He Hired To Run His Defense In Kansas City

17 October 2014

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field, there will be two coordinators going against each other that know one another very well. When Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley was the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs from 2009-11, Texans defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel held that same position with […]

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Dick LeBeau On Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt: ‘He’s Going To Be A Good Player, You Can Write That Down’

16 October 2014

With Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon currently sidelined with a shoulder injury and defensive end Brett Keisel questionable for the Monday night game against the Houston Texans because of a sprained knee, there’s a good chance that rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt will make his first career start at Heinz Field. At the very […]

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Haley says Roethlisberger Calls Roughly 27-28 Percent Of All Plays On Average

16 October 2014

If you are curious as to what percentage of plays that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger generally calls on weekly basis, offensive coordinator Todd Haley revealed that number Thursday during his weekly talk with the media. “We are somewhere in the 27-28 percent range,” said Haley. “Again, it changes game by game. There are different […]

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Texans Injury Report: Linebackers Jadeveon Clowney, Brian Cushing Both Sit Out Thursday

16 October 2014

By the looks of the Thursday injury report, the Houston Texans might not get their rookie linebacker back for the Monday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee), who has been sidelined since the season opener, did not participate in practice Thursday and there’s already speculation that he […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Brett Keisel, Mike Mitchell Both Sidelined Thursday

16 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field and their first injury report of the week shows that several players were unable to practice fully Thursday. For starters, fullback Will Johnson (illness), defensive end Brett Keisel (knee), safety Mike Mitchell (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (not injury related) all sat […]

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Dick LeBeau All But Says Brice McCain Will Start Over Cortez Allen Monday Night

16 October 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau didn’t come right and say it Thursday, but in a roundabout way he confirmed that cornerback Brice McCain will get the start over Cortez Allen Monday night against the Houston Texans. LeBeau confirms McCain will see time ahead of Allen, says Cortez will still be good player but week […]

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Hines Ward Thinks No-Huddle Play Calling By Ben Roethlisberger Deserves Blame

16 October 2014

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward took a measured shot at his former quarterback Wednesday, but it might not be a very factual one. During Wednesday’s edition of “Pro Football Talk” on NBC Sports, Ward blamed the Steeles current offensive struggles on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Ward said he believes Roethlisberger deserves a lot of […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Logs His Share Of Face Time During TV Broadcasts

16 October 2014

They will study anything these days and a recent story in the Wall Street Journal is proof of that as they took on the task of actually counting how frequently head coaches and quarterbacks are  shown during TV broadcasts. For their study, the WSJ watched two full games from the 2014 season for all 32 […]

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Numbers Crunch: The Jerricho Cotchery Effect

16 October 2014

By Alex Kozora It goes without saying the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense has been underwhelming. Despite having top five players at three key skill positions, it’s a unit that ranks 23rd in points per game. There are a variety of issues that can be attributed. One focuses around the production out of the wide receivers. Emmanuel […]

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Steelers vs Browns II Second Half Notes And Observations

16 October 2014

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Half of the Browns’ completions and the majority of their passing yards came against Cortez Allen. He was beaten for 31 yards by Travis Benjamin early in the second half. The defense shut […]

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Steelers vs Browns II First Half Notes And Observations

16 October 2014

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. On Dri Archer’s first kick return, Vince Williams missed his block, which got Archer tackled on the 14. The ‘start’ by Lance Moore was evidently a token gesture, as he didn’t play again […]

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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Browns Sack Breakdown

16 October 2014

By Alex Kozora Sack breakdown of the relatively low two allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Cleveland Browns in Week Six. 1st and 10, 7:59 3rd. Steelers are in shotgun out of 11 personnel. Browns rush four against the Steelers’ five lineman. Lot going on during this play. Fake the draw and then have […]

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Anxious Shazier Still Wearing Brace On Injured Knee

16 October 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier has missed  the last three games with a knee injury and while its not yet clear whether or not he’ll play Monday night against the Houston Texans, he was back working with the first-team defense some during Wednesday’s practice. On the Wednesday edition of Steelers Live, Shazier was shown […]

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2014 NFL Week 6 TOX Stats

15 October 2014

I now have the TOX stats through Week 6 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had the plus two or better teams back on track as they went a combined TOX stat went 10-1 (90.9%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 56-8 (87.5%). Keep in […]

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Roethlisberger, Wheaton Working Hard To Get Back On Same Page With Each Other

15 October 2014

If you watched the game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, you clearly saw that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and wide receiver Markus Wheaton weren’t on the same page with each other on several throws. Heading into the Monday night game against the Houston Texans, the two are working hard this week to make sure […]

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Audio: Wednesday Interview With Josh Taylor On Trib Live Radio

15 October 2014

Wednesday afternoon I joined Josh Taylor for an interview on his show that can be heard on Trib Live Radio. We covered several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers as they head into their Monday night game at Heinz Field against the Houston Texans. You can listed to the interview below that starts at the 22:20 mark and make sure […]

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Roethlisberger Thinks Key With Rookie Bryant Is Not To Overload Him

15 October 2014

Baring something totally unforeseen between now and Monday night, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant will dress for the first time the season for the primetime game against the Houston Texans. During a Wednesday interview with the media, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was asked to talk about what the 6’4″ Bryant brings to the team […]

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Steelers CB Brice McCain: ‘I Was With The First Group Today’

15 October 2014

Will Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brice McCain get the start over the struggling Cortez Allen Monday night against the Houston Texans? As it stands right now, it sounds like there’s a really good chance of that happening. “I was with the first group today,” McCain said Wednesday after practice, according to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio. […]

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