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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 […]

Steelers Not Expected To Play QB Ben Roethlisberger Against Panthers

25 August 2014

You likely won’t have to worry about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger getting injured in the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers as the veteran said Monday he’s not expecting to play Thursday night, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Ben wont play Thirsday — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) August 25, 2014 So far […]

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Cardinals To Release T Max Starks, Lions Waive P Drew Butler

25 August 2014

It’s not a good day for former Pittsburgh Steelers players as several are showing up on the early lists of cut-downs throughout the league. The Arizona Cardinals will reportedly release tackle Max Starks Monday just three weeks after signing him. Starks played a total of 86 snaps with the Cardinals over the course of three preseason games […]

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Bills Give Former Steelers QB Dennis Dixon The Early Ax

25 August 2014

It might finally be the end of the line for former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dennis Dixon as the Oregon product was included in the first round of cuts made Monday morning by the Buffalo Bills. Dixon, who was selected by the Steelers in the fifth-round (156th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft, wasn’t given much […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Maurkice Pouncey

25 August 2014

As the preseason progresses, it certainly seems to be looking more and more as though the Pittsburgh Steelers have a right side of the offensive line in place that could remain together and play at a high level for several years to come. The right side should experience significant improvements over last season, from David […]

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Steelers Might Want To Look Closely At 49ers P Colton Schmidt

25 August 2014

As the Pittsburgh Steelers head into their preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers, you cant help but think that the battle for the punting job is still wide open much like it was at this same time last year. With Brad Wing being majority inconsistent so far during the preseason and Adam Podlesh still tucked […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Cameron Heyward

25 August 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward emerged as one of the team’s key players on the defensive side of the ball last year, but he hasn’t quite been able to continue the pace he set for himself last season thus far. Through three preseason games, his play up to this point has in general been […]

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Brett Keisel’s Inclusion On Defense May Be Gradual

25 August 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel is getting his first taste of football of the year this week. He was dressed for Thursday night’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles without having taken even a single practice rep. Of course, he didn’t play in the game either. The last time he was involved in football activities […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Jason Worilds

25 August 2014

There’s something about the Pittsburgh Steelers that drives many of their fans to become amateur scouts of sorts, seemingly more than most teams, at least in my experience. They record the games and re-watch them on their own so that they can be informed with first-hand accounts of player performances. From what I’ve gathered, however, […]

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Panthers QB Cam Newton Expected To Miss Steelers Game With Rib Injury

24 August 2014

It doesn’t look like the Pittsburgh Steelers will facing Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the preseason finale Thursday night at Heinz Field after all. According to Steve Reed of the Associated Press, Newton has a hairline fracture in his ribs and thus won’t be playing against the Steelers this week. Panthers head coach Ron […]

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Panthers Waive Former Steelers Draft Pick, WR Toney Clemons

24 August 2014

A few of the early cuts are starting to come in as teams are working towards getting their rosters down to 75 by Tuesday afternoon. The Carolina Panthers are one team that’s not wasting down getting down to the number and it’s already being reported that wide receiver Toney Clemons has been waived. Clemons, who […]

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Steelers WR Lance Moore Missed Eagles Game With Leg Tightness

24 August 2014

Veteran newcomer wide receiver Lance Moore sat out the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles and now we know the reason why. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, Moore experienced some “tightness” in one of his legs and sat out the game as a precaution. “It was kind of a situation […]

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Steelers DE Brett Keisel Set To Be 5th Oldest Defensive Player In 2014

24 August 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel will return for a 13th season in 2014, but you might be surprised to know that the soon-to-be 36-year-old is still not in the top-four oldest defensive players still in the league. Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson currently gets the honor of being the oldest defensive player in the […]

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Steelers Vs. Eagles Game Rewind – Second Half

24 August 2014

By Alex Kozora Second half game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night. Second Half - 2nd of the half. Steelers in 12 personnel, two receivers to the offense’s left. Justin Brown is in the slot next to Antonio Brown. - Inside zone. Le’Veon Bell with a poor decision. Bounces the […]

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Steelers Vs. Eagles Game Rewind – First Half

24 August 2014

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night. First Half - I usually start with the special teams’ groupings here but check out my article yesterday on who ran well for the full, and more detailed, breakdown. - Cam Thomas against started at LDE in the […]

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Marczi: 53-Man Roster Prediction – Third Preseason Game Edition

24 August 2014

After having reviewed the tape from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ third preseason game, here are my predictions for the 53-man roster as it currently stands. Note that the last several spots can change dramatically in the final preseason game, which is often largely dedicated to eking out those last few roster spot battles. Quarterback (3): Ben […]

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Steelers vs Eagles – Second Half Notes And Observations

24 August 2014

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Steelers’ first-team offense in against the Eagles’ reserve defense. Quickly forces a third and nine. Markus Wheaton’s 10-yard reception kept the drive going. Le’Veon Bell with a false cut to the outside probably […]

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Steelers vs Eagles – First Half Notes And Observations

24 August 2014

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. On the third play of the Eagles’ opening drive, Jason Worilds was turned inside, providing a clean lane for LeSean McCoy. While Ryan Shazier nearly got to the play, he couldn’t put forth […]

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Why The Steelers Defense Is Broken And How To Fix It

24 August 2014

By Michael K. Reynolds Is there anyone still out there who still believes the Pittsburgh Steelers have a dominant defense? So far this preseason they looked poor against the New York Giants, fared only slightly better against the Buffalo Bills and got completely demolished by Philadelphia Eagles. Do we really believe the problem is that […]

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Steelers LB Sean Spence Will Not Need Surgery On Injured Right Knee

23 August 2014

It appears as though Pittsburgh Steelers third-year linebacker Sean Spence has dodged a big bullet as the Miami product is not expected to need surgery on the right knee he injured Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Sean Spence, who sprained PCL in right knee vs Eagles, […]

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Panthers QB Cam Newton Might Get Extra Work Against Steelers

23 August 2014

If you have tickets for the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers, you might just get a little more than you bargained for. According to Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, the Panthers are likely going to play quarterback Cam Newton a god bit against the Steelers because he needs the […]

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Steelers Special Team Positional Report Post Eagles Game

23 August 2014

By Alex Kozora Because it never gets the love it deserves, today I’m breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers special teams groups – unit by unit – from the Thursday night loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Kick Coverage First Team Second Team Kick Return First Team Second Team Reaction Although there have been injuries to Shaq […]

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Steelers Lacking In Red Zone Opportunities, Performance

23 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have scored five offensive touchdowns through three preseason games. Two of them have come from within the red zone. None of them have come on the ground. In fact, the Steelers have gotten very little red zone work, which is partially explained by touchdown receptions going for 27, 33, and 76 yards. […]

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Key Roster Battles Heading Into Steelers Preseason Finale

23 August 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have one preseason game let on their 2014 schedule and that means the final roster cuts are just over a week away. While most of the spots on the final 53 man roster are already spoken for, a few battles for the remaining spots are still likely ongoing. Here is a […]

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Steelers’ Thursday Showing May Demand Extended Encore From Starters

23 August 2014

Needless to say for anybody who actually watched the game, the 10-point deficit that the final scoreboard read certainly does not do justice to how soundly the Philadelphia Eagles handled the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night. The most telling fact is that the Eagles were so satisfied with their own players’ performances that they were […]

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Shaun Suisham’s Troubling Preseason Continues

23 August 2014

Shaun Suisham is coming off a season in which set a career-high in field goal percentage, connecting on 30 of 32 attempts at a rate of 93.8 percent. That just edged out his debut season with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2010, during which he made 14 of 15 field goals in the final seven games […]

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Eagles Offense A Tough Task For Ill-Prepared Steelers Defense

23 August 2014

Even though the Philadelphia Eagles may have lost their first two preseason games, that hardly means that they were not a significant challenge for the Pittsburgh Steelers, particularly when it comes to trying to stop their up-tempo offense. And even though the third preseason game is supposed to be, by tradition, the ‘dress rehearsal’ for […]

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