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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 […]

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 Film Room: 73 Yard Touchdown Run By Giants RB Rashad Jennings

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense gave up quite a few double explosive plays last season and in their 2014 preseason opener Saturday night against the New York Giants, the first-team defense allowed running back Rashad Jennings to scamper 73 yards for a score. I have an animated gif of the play below and it’s pretty clear […]

Nick Williams Hoping To See Greater Workload In Preseason Finale

27 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers said goodbye to one of last year’s preseason favorites yesterday, as defensive end Brian Arnfelt was a member of the team’s first roster cuts in order get in compliance with the Tuesday 75-man roster limit. Early in the offseason, it seemed almost as though he would be a shoe-in to make the […]

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Report: LB James Harrison To Visit Cardinals Wednesday

27 August 2014

Veteran linebacker James Harrison still wants to play in 2014 and it looks like he finally has a team showing interest in him. According to Pro Football Talk,Harrison will be visiting with the Arizona Cardinals Wednesday. Prior to signing back with the Pittsburgh Steelers a little over a week ago, veteran defensive end Brett Keisel […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Heath Miller

27 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had the luxury of tight end Heath Miller’s services for nine full seasons now, with 2014 being his tenth. Although he has only been named to a pair of Pro Bowls during that time, his value to the team has gone far beyond mere accolades. Miller is an increasingly rare breed […]

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Steelers 2014 Rookie Watch 3.0

27 August 2014

By Michael K. Reynolds Who was most upset about the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason blowout loss to the Philadelphia Eagles? Probably the rookies, drafted and otherwise, who were battling for a position on the team. Because when their “big brother” in the form of the starters played poorly, the whole family suffered. When the coaches played […]

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Tomlin Respects Analytics, But Is Not Married To Them

27 August 2014

Over the course of this past week, football analytics has again been a main topic of discussion after Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer downplayed the usefulness of the popular grading website Pro Football Focus. “The last thing that I want to talk about before I let you guys go is this Pro Football Focus […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: David DeCastro

27 August 2014

Among the more consistent performers this preseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been right guard David DeCastro, the team’s first-round draft pick from 2012. The right side of the offensive line as a whole, in fact, has been among the few highlights for the Steelers during the preseason. DeCastro at times flashed hints of dominance […]

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Tomlin Wants ‘Consistent, Above-The-Line Play’ Out Landry Jones Against Panthers

27 August 2014

Unless things go horribly wrong during the 2014 season, Thursday night more than likely will be the last time we see Pittsburgh Steelers third-string quarterback Landry Jones play until next year. While it’s not yet known if Jones will start against the Carolina Panthers in the preseason finale at Heinz Field, head coach Mike Tomlin […]

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Analysis Of The Steelers Six Afternoon Roster Cuts

26 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived an additional six players Tuesday afternoon and here is a look at each of them. Hebron Fangupo – If you followed the training camp reports filed by our very own Alex Kozora, the early waiving of Fangupo probably isn’t a huge surprise to you. Fangupo almost instantly was running behind rookie […]

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Steelers Waive Six More Players Tuesday Afternoon

26 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have finally trimmed their roster down to the league-mandated 75 players as six more players were waived Tuesday afternoon. Offensive lineman Chris Elkins, running back Tauren Poole, long snapper Luke Ingram, offensive lineman Emmanuel McCray, defensive end Brian Arfelt, and  nose tackle Hebron Fangupo have all been waived. Earlier on Tuesday the […]

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Mike Tomlin Not Planning To Add Another Punter This Week

26 August 2014

While Pittsburgh Steelers punter Brad Wing hasn’t been very consistent so far during the preseason, head coach Mike Tomlin indicated Tuesday that the team is sticking with him for now and that they have no plans to add another punter this week to compete against him. “I’m excited about what Brad is doing,” said Tomlin […]

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Tomlin Likes Special Teams Willingness Of Heyward-Bey Heading Into Preseason Finale

26 August 2014

Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers is a very important game for veteran wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey as the former first-round draft pick has made a late charge for a roster spot. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to talk about Heyward-Bey’s recent push. “He’s done some really […]

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Tomlin Says Play In Steelers Preseason Finale Has Earned Players Roster Spots In Past

26 August 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin still is willing to make adjustments to his final 53 man roster based on what may or may not transpire Thursday night at Heinz Field against the Carolina Panthers in the 2014 preseason finale During his Tuesday during his press conference, Tomlin was asked if players have ever won […]

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Steelers Likely To Preserve Several Players Against Panthers

26 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will wrap up their 2014 preseason schedule Thursday night at Heinz Field against the Carolina Panthers and several players will likely be held out of that game as a precaution. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin said that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, safety Troy Polamalu, defensive end Cameron Heyward, linebacker […]

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Instant Analysis Of Steelers First Nine Roster Cuts

26 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived nine players Tuesday and here is a look at each of them. Vic So’oto – So’oto likely needed an injury to make the final 53 man roster this year. While he could have easily been kept around another week, his release appears to be a courtesy one in order to give […]

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Kozora: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Third Preseason Game Edition

26 August 2014

By Alex Kozora The fifth and next to last attempt at predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster as we roll into the final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. This article has been written before the announcement of their first 15 cuts. Feel free to add in with your input below. Offense (24) Quarterbacks […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Jarvis Jones

26 August 2014

There seems to be no shortage of criticism for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ other recent linebacker drafted in the first round, Jarvis Jones. The second-year edge rusher is coming off a frustrating rookie season that he’s understandably sick of talking about, hoping that experience and strength training would lead to a more productive year two. Jones […]

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Steelers Waive Nine Players Tuesday Morning

26 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have started trimming their roster down to 75 players Monday as they start to prepare for their Thursday night preseason finale at Heinz Field against the Carolina Panther. Nine players were waived and more cuts are on the way. Waived were wide receiver C.J. Goodwin, wide receiver Kashif Moore, running back Jordan […]

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Steelers 2014 Starting Defense Preseason Stats Breakdown

26 August 2014

Preseason stats are really worthless but I thought you would like to see a few of the numbers that our charting project has produced as it relates to the Pittsburgh Steelers starting defense through the first three exhibition games. The table should be fairly straightforward below. These are stats of the defensive lineups used so […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: LeGarrette Blount

26 August 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was certainly enthusiastic about the team’s ability to bring in running back LeGarrette Blount as a free agent during this offseason to complement their young frontrunner, Le’Veon Bell. Admittedly, he probably wasn’t anticipating complementary possession charges on the eve of the Steelers’ third preseason game. But the coach took […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Lawrence Timmons

26 August 2014

On a night on which nearly every player performed below expectations, it’s difficult to cull much positivity, particularly on the defensive side of the ball, from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. The first-team defense played a full three quarters of the game, and allowed 31 points in the process, including […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Ryan Shazier

26 August 2014

Rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier had an impressive debut in week two of the preseason in a performance that raised already high expectations for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first-round draft pick. Last week’s test against the Philadelphia Eagles saw Shazier come back down to earth a bit, though he did say after the game that stamina […]

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Steelers Rookie Class Update: Making The Cut

26 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers’s 2014 draft class consisted of nine new players, including three compensatory draft picks in the third, fifth, and sixth rounds, and excluding their natural third-round pick, which they traded the previous year for a 2013 fourth-round pick. Normally, with a draft class of that size, it’s seemingly inevitable that at least one […]

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Audio: Monday Interview With Brian Tripp On ESPN 1450 Radio

25 August 2014

Monday afternoon I talked to Brian Tripp on ESPN 1450 Radio about the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night in addition to looking ahead to the preseason finale this coming Thursday night at Heinz Field against the Carolina Panthers. This interview will air again on Tuesday afternoon and you can listed to […]

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Steelers Linebackers Worilds, Spence Fail To Practice Monday

25 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Monday practice and afterwards head coach Mike Tomlin updated the injury report heading into the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. According to Missi Matthews on the Monday afternoon edition of Steelers Live, Tomlin said that cornerback Devin Smith (hamstring), safety Will Allen (hamstring) and wide receiver […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Team Still Could Punish Le’Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount Internally

25 August 2014

While it might take a while for the league to get around to handing down discipline to Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount following them both being caught in possession of marijuana during a traffic stop last Wednesday in Ross Township, the team can still take it upon themselves to handle it […]

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Steelers Not Expected To Announce First Wave Of Roster Cuts Until Tuesday

25 August 2014

It looks like we’ll be waiting a little bit longer for the Pittsburgh Steelers to announce their first wave of roster cuts. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers will wait until Tuesday morning to announce how their roster will be trimmed down to the league mandated 75 players. The deadline is […]

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