2013 Preseason

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Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Panthers

By Alex Kozora Breaking down the final preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Carolina Panthers. Starting with the next game review, you’ll get pictures from the vantage point of All-22 Tape, infinitely better than what the TV broadcast is able to provide. First Half – Starting 11 on defense….



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Steelers Versus Panthers – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi I found it interesting how long both Jason Worilds and Cortez Allen remained in the game. The only other starters on defense were Ziggy Hood and Steve McLendon, but both exited earlier. Allen, of course, has missed a lot of the preseason due to injuries, but he,…


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Marczi – Steelers 2013 Final 53 Man Roster Prediction

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their preseason schedule last night with a 25-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers, but they survived the four games seemingly without any major injuries, based on the way rookie running back Le’Veon Bell seems to be recovering from a mid-foot sprain. I…




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Steelers Versus Panthers – Winners And Losers

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished their 2013 preseason winless Thursday night as they lost 25-10 to the Carolina Panthers. Here is my weekly list of winners and losers and make sure to add your own in the comments below. WINNERS: Derek Moye – Moye increased his chances of making the final…


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Mike Tomlin Says Will Johnson Was The Only Player Injured In Loss To Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished their 2013 preseason winless Thursday night as they lost to the Carolina Panthers 25-10. Head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the injury situation following the game during his post game press conference. “The only injury is Will Johnson,” said Tomlin. “He had a hamstring of some description….




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Steelers Inactives For Panthers Game Includes No Surprises

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers will not dress five players Saturday night against the Carolina Panthers in their preseason finale as Isaac Redman, Le’Veon Bell, Jarvis Jones, Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth were all announced as pregame scratches. This will mark the third straight preseason game that Redman will miss…


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Could The Steelers Possibly Keep Ten Linebackers This Year?

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to trim their roster down to 53 players come Saturday evening, and some of the toughest decisions will come at the linebacker position. While the final number kept will likely be no less than nine, keeping ten is not out of the question. We already…


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Should We Be Concerned If The Steelers Go Winless In The Preseason?

If the Pittsburgh Steelers wind up losing their preseason finale Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers, it will mark only the fourth time in the last 48 seasons that have finished winless in their exhibition games. In each of the three previous years that the Steelers have gone winless, they…


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Mike Tomlin Thinks Kelvin Beachum Still Has Plenty Of Upside

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin finally intends on playing second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum at center Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers, and he told Bill Hillgrove during his pregame sit-down that the SMU product could become a regular part of the offense in addition. “He is a very…


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Mike Tomlin Sees Felix Jones As More Than Just A Stop-Gap Addition

Last Friday the Pittsburgh Steelers traded for running back Felix Jones, and he wound up leading the team in rushing with 29 yards on eight carries against the Kansas City Chiefs with limited preparation time. While many saw his addition as a mere insurance policy, head coach Mike Tomlin apparently…


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Steelers Versus Panthers: Pregame Injury Report

Here is a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers injury report for their Thursday night preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. Isaac Redman – Redman, who has missed the last two games with a stinger, will not play Thursday night against the Panthers and will end the preseason with two carries…


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Steelers Versus Panthers: 11 Things To Look For Thursday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Carolina Panthers Thursday night in their preseason finale and below are eleven things to look for during the game. Jones I – Rookie quarterback Landry Jones figures to get a ton of playing time against the Panthers, and it will likely be the last…


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Six Positions To Be Settled In Steelers Preseason Finale

By Matthew Marczi The preseason finale may not mean a whole lot to many fans, and even to many players—particularly the starters—but for hundreds of players around the league, it is the final preseason game that determines whether or not they have a six-figure salary in their future or if…


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Breakdown Of Steelers G Ramon Foster Versus Chiefs

By Alex Kozora Below is a breakdown of the snaps played by Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ramon Foster versus the Kansas City Chiefs. First Drive Snaps: 7 Run Block/Pass Block: 4/3 Play-by-Play – 1st and 10, 10:51 1st. Zone run with Foster working down the line. Maurkice Pouncey blocking the one…


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Steelers Versus Panthers: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV & Radio Schedule

Pittsburgh Steelers (0-3) vs. Carolina Panthers (2-1) Kickoff: 7:30 p.m., ET Site: Bank of America Stadium (74,455) • Charlotte, N.C Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Edmund Nelson (color analyst), Jeff Verszyla (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970)…



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LB Brian Rolle Might Not Be Special Enough To Make The Steelers 53 Man Roster

When Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Brian Rolle was released by the Philadelphia Eagles last October, there were reports that suggested his play on special teams was the main reason why he was jettisoned. Now, as the Steelers head into their final preseason game Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers, Rolle…


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Rotation Gameplan At Outside Linebacker Evident In Third Preseason Game

By Matthew Marczi When Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler spoke earlier this offseason of a rotation at the outside linebacker position during this season, I was skeptical, recalling past comments from other position coaches of rotation plans that never came to fruition. See, for example, the limited playing time…


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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Not Ready To Say He’s The Starter

Even though he currently sits atop the depth chart at the running back position alongside injured rookie Le’Veon Bell, Isaac Redman still doesn’t feel secure as the team gets ever closer to deciding which 53 players will make up their 2013 man roster. The former undrafted free agent, who has…