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Steelers CB Antwon Blake Expects To Play Ahead Of Cortez Allen Sunday Night

While Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that he still has confidence in cornerback Cortez Allen after benching him late in the Sunday game against the Indianapolis Colts, it appears as though the struggling defensive back has lost his spot in the nickel sub package for the upcoming game Sunday night against the […]

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Mike Tomlin Thinks Antonio Brown Is The J.J. Watt Of Wide Receivers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown currently leads the NFL with 60 catches and is second with 852 receiving yards. As previously noted, if Brown somehow duplicates those numbers in the second half of the season, he’ll easily set new franchise records in several receiving statistical categories. Brown continues to be one of the league’s […]

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Roethlisberger Effectively Used Play Action In Win Over Colts

Thanks to the early success that the Pittsburgh Steelers running game had Sunday in their 51-35 win over the Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to effectively mix in some play action in route to his career record performance. For the game, Roethlisberger used play action on 12 passing attempts and he completed nine […]

Steelers Versus Texans: An All-22 Primer

21 October 2014

By Alex Kozora Your weekly All-22 primer before the Coaches Tape comes out for the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-23 victory over the Houston Texans. – The first half will allow a good opportunity to watch Ben Roethlisberger handle a muddy pocket. Not just with his mobility within the pocket or ability to escape out of it […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Texans Recap, Tomlin Tuesday Presser & More Episode

21 October 2014

Season 5, Episode 33 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into recapping what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say during his Tuesday press conference following the 30-23 win Monday night over the Houston Texans. While few, Tomlin did give us a few key talking points to discuss along […]

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Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier, S Shamarko Thomas Might Be Back For Colts Game

21 October 2014

Thanks to the Pittsburgh Steelers playing on Monday night they will have one less day to prepare for their Sunday game against the Indianapolis Colts. Short week and all, head coach Mike Tomlin indicated Tuesday that the team is relatively healthy heading into that game. During his weekly press conference, Tomlin said once again that […]

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Roethlisberger Says Tomlin Called Reverse Pass Scoring Play

21 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers scored touchdowns on two of their three red zone possessions Monday night against the Houston Texans and according to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on his Tuesday morning radio show, their first red zone touchdown play, the reverse pass from wide receiver Antonio Brown to fellow wide receiver Lance Moore, was called by head […]

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Le’Veon Bell Is The Steelers’ True ‘Slash’ Weapon

21 October 2014

Last night against the Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell posted a new career-high in receiving yards. And then he lost it after Ben Roethlisberger tossed him the ball to avoid a sack, resulting in a six-yard loss. Thus, instead of posting a new career-high 94 yards through the air, he merely tied […]

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Did Steelers WR Antonio Brown Have Two Feet In? You Be The Judge

21 October 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had a fourth quarter touchdown reception in the game against the Houston Texans taken away from him after the play was reviewed. The officials deemed that Brown didn’t get his second foot down in bounds after making the catch and while it’s a close call, I’m not sure there’s enough evidence […]

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Steelers Home Offense Continues To Produce

21 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers played on the road during four of their first six games, and they only exceeded 10 points on offense once in that span, when they managed to put up 30 points against the Carolina Panthers. It’s fortunately been another story when the Steelers get to play at Heinz Field, as they are […]

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Steelers Le’Veon Bell, Jason Worilds Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Texans

21 October 2014

Pro Football Focus already has their initial set of player grades in from the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-23 win Monday night over the Houston Texans and this week running back Le’Veon Bell (3.5) received top billing on offense thanks to his play and 145 yards of total offense. Tight end Matt Spaeth (2.7) and wide receiver […]

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Steelers Defense Must Build Off Of Texans Turnovers

21 October 2014

Last night on Twitter, I wrote that the Pittsburgh Steelers had scored 17 points off of turnovers against the Houston Texans, mockingly adding “also, the Steelers have turnovers tonight”. The truth is, however, that the team has forced at least one turnover now in five straight games, reaching a season-high three turnovers last night in […]

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Steelers vs. Texans: Player Snap Counts Week 7

21 October 2014

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night win over the Houston Texans, according to the NFL official gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting. As far as the offense goes, rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant played a total of 22 plays in […]

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Steelers Rookie Martavis Bryant Makes Instant Impact

21 October 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin wanted to activate rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant for this game in order to help contribute in the red zone, where the team had become the worst in the league prior to last night. So, of course, he caught a 35-yard touchdown pass instead, using his speed rather than […]

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Steelers Vs. Texans: Winners And Losers From Week 7

21 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Houston Texans 30-23 Monday night at Heinz Field to move to 4-3 on the season and after two passes back through the game rewind, here is just a good sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Feel free to add your own in the comments below that […]

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Steelers S Ross Ventrone Continues To Prove He’s Worthy Of Being The 53rd Man

21 October 2014

When you’re the 53rd man on an NFL roster, more times than not you are player that’s expected to contribute on special teams. For the Pittsburgh Steelers that player is currently reserve safety Ross Ventrone and Monday night against the Houston Texans he more than pulled his weight on special teams. Ventrone, who has shown […]

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Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Fails To Record A Catch In Win Over Texans

21 October 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed passes to seven different teammates Monday night in the 30-23 win over the Houston Texans but second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton wasn’t one of them. After only catching four of the 11 passes thrown his way in the loss last Sunday in the loss to the Cleveland Browns, Wheaton […]

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Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Literally Left It All Out On The Field Monday Night

21 October 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons literally left it all out on the field Monday night in the 30-23 win over the Houston Texans. The Steelers veteran defensive signal caller was shown losing the contents of his stomach a couple of times midway through the second quarter, but after leaving the game briefly, he returned and […]

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Late Second Quarter Scoring Explosion Propels Steelers To 30-23 Win Over Texans

20 October 2014

Down 13-0, the Pittsburgh Steelers scored 24 unanswered points late in the second quarter and they held on to beat the Houston Texans 30-23 Monday night at Heinz Field. The Steelers 24 point scoring explosion started with a 44 yard field goal by kicker Shaun Suisham with 3:13 left in the first half and ended […]

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Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Only Player Injured Monday Night In Win Over Texans

20 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers came out of their 30-23 win over the Houston Texans Monday night in good shape health wise as right tackle Marcus Gilbert was the only player listed by head coach Mike Tomlin as being injured during his post game press conference. Gilbert, who left the game in the second quarter with a […]

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Steelers vs Texans Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

20 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers looked to be collapsing once again in primetime, quickly dropping to a 13-0 deficit after allowing the Houston Texans to score on their first three possessions. The Steelers stormed back at the end of the quarter, however, beginning with a 35-yard strike to rookie Martavis Bryant. After a fumble and an interception, Pittsburgh added another […]

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Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Leaves Texans Game With Possible Concussion

20 October 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert has left the Monday night game against the Houston Texans with a possible concussion. With Gilbert out, Mike Adams has entered the game. Adams hasn’t played a snap on offense all season. The Steelers currently trail the Texans 13-0 in the second quarter.

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Steelers vs Texans First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

20 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to get back in the win column tonight against the Houston Texans. They’ve been bouncing back and forth between victory and defeat, unable to stack wins or losses. They are hoping to avoid stacking losses at home. As has often been the case, the Steelers began the game on offense. Ben Roethlisberger bluffed […]

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Steelers Reach Injury Settlement With Rookie CB Shaquille Richardson

20 October 2014

It sounds like the Pittsburgh Steelers have lost yet another one of their 2014 draft picks. Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Monday evening that the Steelers reached an injury settlement with cornerback Shaquille Richardson, who was their first of two fifth-round selections back in May. Richardson was placed on the Steelers practice squad […]

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Ray Lewis Says Teams No Longer Have To Pack Chin Straps When They Play Steelers

20 October 2014

Add former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to the list of notable people that believes the 2014 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers consists of players who are soft. During Monday Night Countdown on ESPN, Lewis said that teams no longer have to pack a chinstrap when they play the Steelers. He went on to add […]

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Report: Steelers DE Brett Keisel To Start Over Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Monday Night

20 October 2014

Earlier in the week it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt would likely make his first career start Monday night against the Houston Texans, but according to the team’s PR man, Burt Lauten, that won’t be the case. Defensive lineup changes confirmed for @steelers: Cam Thomas is scheduled to start at […]

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Steelers vs Texans Week 7 Inactives

20 October 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their Week 7 Monday night against the Houston Texans and the list shows no real surprises. With rookies Martavis Bryant and Daniel McCullers both dressing for the first time this season, wide receiver Justin Brown will lose his helmet. Brown had dressed for the first six games this season. Steelers […]

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Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Has Very Few Weaknesses

20 October 2014

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will making his fourth-career start against the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night and while the Harvard product has yet to register a win against black and gold, he figures to be a tough opponent nonetheless. For starters, while Fitzpatrick has just as many interceptions as touchdown passes (6), heading into the […]

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Texans Defense Stingy So Far This Season When It Comes To Giving Up Explosive Plays

20 October 2014

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field, they’ll face a defense that has done a good job at not giving up the explosive play through their first six games. According to Pro Football Reference, the Texans defense has only allowed 18 plays of 20 yards or longer so […]

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