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Ravens Injury Report: TE Ed Dickson Doubtful

The Friday injury report for the Baltimore Ravens shows very little change from the Thursday report as they prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Cornerback Jimmy Smith (abdomen) has long been ruled out and will not play. Tight end Ed Dickson (knee) failed to work a third straight…


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Steelers Browns Week 12 Defensive Participation Chart

Below are the defensive player play counts and the participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 12 game against the Cleveland Browns. We also are including down, time of play and yards gained to better help you identify the play. The Steelers were in the nickel for 23 plays in…


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Steelers Browns Week 12 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 12 loss to the Cleveland Browns. Player Notes: The Steelers only used their 11 personnel grouping featuring 3 wide receivers 29 times against the Browns on 63 offensive plays with 9 of those times coming…


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Would A Win Sunday Against The Ravens Be The Biggest Ever For Charlie Batch?

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was officially ruled out on the Friday injury report so that means that veteran Charlie Batch will be asked to do the unthinkable and beat the 9-2 Baltimore Ravens Sunday in their own backyard of M&T Stadium. How big of task is it? The Ravens…




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Kelvin Beachum Must Hold Down The Right Side Without Actually Holding

Rookie offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum will get a baptism by fire on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens at right tackle as Mike Adams has been ruled out with an ankle injury that he suffered last week against the Cleveland Browns. Beachum, the Steelers seventh round draft pick out of SMU,…



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Steelers Offensive Line Breakdown – Cleveland Browns – Week 12

Below is the week 12 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Cleveland Browns Sunday. The Steelers ran 22 times in the game with two plays being flagged for holding. One was on Heath Miller, the other on Mike Adams. One hold negated a short run for…


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Ravens Injury Report: Safety Bernard Pollard Sits Out Thursday

The Baltimore Ravens continued their practice preparations on Thursday as they get ready to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The Thursday injury report shows just a few minor changes for the 9-2 team. Not practicing for a second straight day for the Ravens were tight end Ed Dickson (knee),…


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LeBeau Says Polamalu Could Be Limited Snap Wise If He Plays Against The Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has practiced fully the last two days and appears to remain on track to play Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. Defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau did warn on Thursday, however, that just because the all-everything safety might be back, doesn\’t necessarily mean that he will be…







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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Browns – Week 12

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 20-14 Sunday loss to the Cleveland Brown. The completion percentage of 65% is certainly a bit high, but the yards per attempt was still roughly just over 6 yards, so not awful. The Browns only had one explosive play…


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Ravens Injury Report: Three Starters Sit Out Wednesday

The Baltimore Ravens started their practice preparations on Wednesday as they get set to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The Wednesday injury report for the Ravens shows that cornerback Jimmy Smith (abdomen) remains sidelined and has already been ruled out for the game as expected. Not practicing for the…



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Steelers Injury Report: Troy Polamalu & Antonio Brown Practice Fully

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the field Wednesday in preparation for their Sunday game in Baltimore against the Baltimore Ravens and the first injury report of the week is now out. Practicing fully on Wednesday were wide receiver Antonio Brown (ankle) and safety Troy Polamalu (calf). For Polamalu it…


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Steelers Sign WR Bert Reed To Practice Squad & Release CB Josh Victorian

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Wednesday morning that they had signed tackle Joe Long and guard Justin Cheadle to the practice squad to fill the spots that previously belonged to Toney Clemons and John Malecki. In addition to those signings, Bob Labriola now reports that former FSU wide receiver Bert Reed…



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Steelers Special Teams Units Need To Backup Quarterback Friendly As Well

Assuming the Pittsburgh Steelers don\’t turn the ball over 8 times this coming Sunday, they still will have a tough chore in beating the Baltimore Ravens should quarterback Ben Roethlisberger not play. Hell, even if Roethlisberger does play it will be a tough chore, as it always is. Do the…



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Steelers Sign T Joe Long & G Justin Cheadle To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers had two open spots on their practice squad after promoting guard John Malecki to the 53 man roster on Monday and losing wide receiver Toney Clemons to the Jacksonville Jaguars. On Wednesday they filled those two spots with offensive linemen as Bob Labriola reports they have signed…