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Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 2 Vs. 49ers

Week 2 – September 20, 2015 Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: San Francisco 49ers At 0-1, the Pittsburgh Steelers are already at a pivotal point in their season. The home opener, on paper, looked like it would be one of the softer games on the schedule after the San Francisco 49ers…


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Steelers Versus 49ers: Week 2 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their 2015 regular season home opener Sunday at Heinz Field against the San Francisco 49ers as the team looks to even their record at 1-1. As usual, here is my best guess as to what the Steelers list of inactives will look like prior to…


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In Defense Of Antwon Blake

I’m going to write this. And you’re probably not going to like it. Scratch that, I know you’re not going to like it. Antwon Blake deserves a second chance. *cue comments section explosion* This is a defense of Antwon Blake but not a defense of his performance Thursday night against…


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Steelers Film Room: Steve McLendon Week 1

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon is looking to play through his first injury-free season as a starter, his third attempt in accomplishing such a feat. While he has been healthy, he has played well, in spite of his many critics who regard him as undersized, and the season opener…


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Steelers Film Room: James Harrison Week 1

Though Pittsburgh Steelers veteran outside linebacker James Harrison played the most snaps out of everybody at his position on opening night, it would be hard to argue that his snap count—about 50 percent bigger than originally projected—translated into production. On a night on which Jarvis Jones got the better of…



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Steelers Film Room: Marcus Gilbert Week 1

It’s getting to be the point where Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert is the Steve McLendon on the offensive side of the ball, a player who often doesn’t get noticed unless he does something wrong, but is otherwise, when healthy, a relatively consistent performer. After a rough start, last…


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2015 NFL Week 2: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and I know you all are ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Heinz Field. Today, by the way, happens to be my 22nd wedding anniversary. Can you imagine having to put up with me that…



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Patriots T Nate Solder Fined For Swinging At Steelers LB Jarvis Jones

Just prior to Week 1 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder signed a two-year contract extension worth $20.062 million. Solder, however, will now forfeit a little bit of that money due to him being fined. According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, Solder…


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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger 7-1 For Career In Regular Season Home Openers

If anyone should be looking forward to playing Sunday at Heinz Field, it’s Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. So far during his career, Roethlisberger is 7-1 in the regular-season home opener games that he has suited up for. His lone loss came against the Tennessee Titans two years in ago…


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Containing Kaepernick A Mission For The Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are familiar with quarterbacks capable of extending the play. Facing Ben Roethlisberger in practice every day for 11 years will do that to you. But #7 isn’t winning any foot races. Colin Kaepernick, on the other hand, could. And the Steelers’ defense is well aware. James Harrison…


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Steelers Vs 49ers Injury Report: Cortez Allen Questionable, Brandon Boykin Probable

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ Friday afternoon injury report brought good news for one cornerback and murky news for another. Brandon Boykin (groin), despite being held out of Thursday’s practice, is officially listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, according to Steelers.com’s Bob Labriola. Boykin has been listed with…


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Keith Butler Believes Repetition Will Cut Down Miscommunication

You don’t need me to tell you communication breakdowns was one of the biggest defensive issues in Week One. And you don’t need to tell Keith Butler it has to get fixed. Speaking to the media yesterday and posted on Steelers.com, Butler talked about what led to some of the…


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Aggressive Offensive Football The Key To Beating San Francisco

By now we’ve all re-hashed the play and the drive a hundred times, reviewing the situation that puzzlingly caused Todd Haley to call a double pass for Antonio Brown with the Pittsburgh Steelers threatening on their first drive of the game last week. Pittsburgh had bullied their way to a…