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2014 Steelers : The Terrible Training Camp Preview

The wait is almost over as the Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for the start of their 2014 training camp on Friday and they’ll hit the fields on Saturday to conduct their first practice. To ring in the start of training camp, Steelers Depot will now bring you 24-plus straight hours of content starting […]

Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones – Technique Versus Talent

By Alex Kozora A few weeks ago, we took a purely statistical approach to evaluating Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones as he enters his second season. Obviously, numbers alone don’t tell the story. Tape is more important than historical data as data doesn’t hold a tangible effect on him. That’s what we’ll accomplish today. If […]

48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 16 Versus Packers

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. There are roughly a million candidates […]

Steelers Versus Vikings Week 7 Preview & Prediction

24 October 2009

The next 3 games will let the 2009 Pittsburgh Steelers know exactly where they are in terms of playing the better teams in the NFL. It all starts Sunday when the undefeated Minnesota Vikings come to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers. The Vikings are of course led by the ageless Brett Favre at quarterback. […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Vikings

24 October 2009

This weeks tea leaves are pretty readable as far as game day inactives versus the Vikings go. The first 4 on the list are for sure: Dennis Dixon, Ra\’Shon Harris, Kraig Urbik and Tony Hills. Baring injury, they will be listed every week for a while. There is no reason to believe wide receiver Limas […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Minnesota

24 October 2009

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Max Starks vs Jared Allen – If this was on a fight card, it would likely be the main event. Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has not only a nose the for the quarterback, […]

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Steelers Vikings Week 7 Friday Practice Injury Report – Polamalu Practices Fully

23 October 2009

On Friday, the Steelers got great news as far as the practice and injury report went. Linebacker Andre Frazier (thigh), running back Rashard Mendenhall (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) all practiced fully on Friday. Frazier is officially listed as questionable while both Mendenhall and Polamalu are listed as probable. Baring any unforeseen setbacks, Polamalu […]

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Steelers Vikings Week 7 Thursday Practice Injury Report – Polamalu Sits Again

22 October 2009

On Thursday, Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward (not injury related) and defensive end Travis Kirschke (not injury related) practiced fully after having days off on Wednesday and have been removed from the injury report. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) sat out for a second straight day now and will hope to work fully on Friday. Linebacker […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday October 22nd

22 October 2009

Scott Brown from the Trib blogged about how Willie Parker took the demotion to the number 2 role. Parker is saying all the right things, let us hope it motivates him to work harder. Defensive end Travis Kirschke took 31 of the 51 defensive snaps on Sunday against the Browns in place of Aaron Smith, […]

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Steelers Vikings Week 7 Wednesday Practice Injury Report – Polamalu Sits Out

21 October 2009

The Steelers began practice preparations on Wednesday for the upcoming Sunday game versus the Minnesota Vikings. Wide receiver Hines Ward and defensive end Travis Kirschke (not injury related) were given the day off. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) was also allowed to sit out as well to rest his knee. Running back Rashard Mendenhall (knee) practiced […]

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Missed Holding Call On Cribbs Kickoff Return On Ratliff

20 October 2009

Many people have emailed me about the hold on Steelers cornerback Keiwan Ratliff by Cleveland Browns running back Jerome Harrison on the 98 yard kickoff return by Joshua Cribbs that resulted in a touchdown. I am not going to narate or caption the photos as I think they speak for themselves.

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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Tuesday October 20th Press Conference

20 October 2009

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin press conference on Tuesday October 20th. Tomlin addresses the upcoming week 7 Minnesota Vikings game. As far as injuries go, running back Rashard Mendenhall (knee bruise) and linebacker Andre Frazier (quad) might be limited in the early part of the week in practice, but should be good to […]

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Jeff Reed Needs To Go At Seasons End

19 October 2009

It is painful to say, but the Steelers need to let kicker Jeff Reed walk after this season. Following Sunday\’s win versus the Cleveland Browns, Reed was placed under arrest and given multiple citations after a drunken confrontation outside a North Shore bar. It would be one thing if this was the first such incident […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday October 19th

19 October 2009

Dale Lolley reports that Heinz Field was torn up and re-sodding started immediately after the game on Sunday. Should be done by today. Skippy is at it again as kicker Jeff Reed was given a public intoxication and disorderly conduct citation outside of McFadden\’s bar around 9 p.m. last night. No word if any paper […]

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Steelers First Down Measurement Versus Browns With Referee Explantation

18 October 2009

Walt Anderson – Re: fourth down measurement Question: Why it was a first down Walt Anderson: “The ball has to penetrate the plane of the stake. When we set the ball up ready to measure and we bring the chains out, the chains are set beside the football, they\’re not put down on top of […]

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Mendenhall Blitz Pickup On Ward Touchdown

18 October 2009

Overlooked as of late is the pass blocking by running back Rashard Mendenhall. Below is a breakdown on the blitz pickup of Browns defensive back Mike Adams by Mendenhall that resulted in a touchdown to Hines Ward.

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2009 Week 6 Game Recap: Steelers 27 Browns 14

18 October 2009

The Steelers survived turning the ball over 4 times on Sunday to beat the Cleveland Browns 27-14 at Heinz Field. The Steelers complied 557 yards of offense on the day, led by Ben Roethlisberger throwing for 417 yards and 2 touchdowns. Roethlisberger was 23 of 35 on the day and finished with a 113.6 quarterback […]

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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Cleveland Browns Post Game Press Conference

18 October 2009

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin post game press conference following the 2009, week 6 win against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday October 18th, 2009. Transcript to follow. Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] Mike Tomlin: It’s […]

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Steelers Browns Inactives List Week 6

18 October 2009

Below are the pre-game inactive players list of both the Steelers and the Browns. The inactive list are released 90 minutes before game time. Steelers Inactives QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) T Tony Hills WR Limas Sweed G Kraig Urbik CB Keenan Lewis DE Ra\’Shon Harris LB Andre Frazier FB Carey Davis Browns Inactives LB […]

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Week 6 NFL Picks 2009

18 October 2009

Below are my picks for the week 6 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 11-3 in week 5 & 51-25 overall. Kansas City Chiefs 20 Washington Redskins 17 Houston Texans 27 Cincinnati Bengals 23 Pittsburgh Steelers 42 Cleveland Browns 3 Baltimore Ravens 24 Minnesota Vikings 19 Jacksonville Jaguars 30 St. […]

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Steelers Versus Browns Week 6 Preview & Prediction

17 October 2009

How to you preview an upcoming ass kicking? Hard to preview this game. The Steelers have beaten the Browns the last 11 times the two teams have faced each other, additionally, Pittsburgh has won 17 of the past 18 games in the series overall. It may not be considered a rivalry that it once was, […]

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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Browns

17 October 2009

This weeks tea leaves presents a few challenges on picking the game day inactives. Although it is speculated that Willie Parker and Troy Polamalu will both be active this week, any false move from now until game time will land them squarely back on the inactive list as a precaution. I am going to assume […]

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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Cleveland

16 October 2009

Running Back Division Of Labor – The division of labor between running backs Willie Parker and Rashard Mendenhall against the Browns on Sunday shouldn\’t be a big deal. The big deal will be if they can\’t run as a team against Browns 32nd ranked run defense. The Browns run a 3-4 defense base that the […]

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Steelers Browns Week 6 Friday Practice Injury Report – Mendenhall Practices

16 October 2009

The Steelers wrapped up their regular practice preparations on Friday to get ready to face the Browns on Sunday. Running back Rashard Mendenhall (illness) returned to practice fully on Friday after sitting out Thursday with the flu and has been removed from the injury report. Guard Trai Essex (ankle), linebacker James Farrior (elbow), defensive end […]

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Steelers Browns Week 6 Thursday Practice Injury Report – Parker & Polamalu Work Again

15 October 2009

On Thursday the Steelers continued practice preparations for the week 6 game versus the Cleveland Browns this coming Sunday. Wide receiver Hines Ward (not injury related) practiced fully on Thursday after having his normal Wednesday off. Running back Rashard Mendenhall (illness) was added to the injury report after sitting out Thursday. Linebacker Andre Frazier (thigh) […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday October 15th

15 October 2009

Former Steelers fullback and defensive back, Ernest B. Bonelli (Ernie), passed away on Monday at the age of 90. RIP Ernie! Running back Willie Parker is wearing specially designed shoes by Nike to protect his turf toe injury. To read between the lines, it does not sound like he will play Sunday versus the Browns. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday October 14th

14 October 2009

Linebacker James Harrison was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the win over the Detroit Lions. Way to go Deebo! Eric Mangini held his press conference today for the upcoming Steelers game and we found the transcript. Defensive end Aaron Smith reportedly has had a sore right shoulder for […]

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Steelers Browns Week 6 Wednesday Practice Injury Report – Parker & Polamalu Practice

14 October 2009

On Wednesday the Steelers began practice preparations for the week 6 game versus the Cleveland Browns. Wide receiver Hines Ward (not injury related) had his normal Wednesday off. Running back Willie Parker (toe) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) practiced fully as they look to return against the Browns. Thursday will be the key day after […]

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Steelers Sign DE Harris, Place DE Smith On Injured Reserve

14 October 2009

On Wednesday the Steelers placed defensive end Aaron Smith on injured reserve and signed defensive end Ra\’Shon Harris from the Carolina Panthers practice squad to the 53-man roster. Smith suffered a severe right shoulder injury during the Detroit Lions game this past Sunday and will require season ending surgery. Harris was a sixth-round draft pick […]

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