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Keith Butler Thinks Confidence Is CB Antwon Blake’s Best Attribute

Should Pittsburgh Steelers starting cornerback William Gay be unable to play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals because of a shoulder injury that he suffered in the loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, reserve cornerback Brandon Boykin would then stand to be the team’s slot defender in nickel personnel groupings. During…

Landry Jones

Stats Of The Weird: Steelers vs Cardinals

The games just keep getting weirder. I can only assume Terry Hanratty will lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to victory next week. Your stats of the weird. – Let’s start with the score, 25-13. It’s the first game with that score either team has ever been involved in. It’s only the…


Martavis Bryant’s Absence Won’t Doom Steelers Monday

With Martavis Bryant reportedly not practicing on Friday, it is beginning to appear likely he’ll sit out this week’s game against San Diego after tweaking his knee in practice on Monday. Many Steelers fans were obviously salivating to have Bryant back on the field following his four-game suspension to begin…


In Defense Of Antwon Blake

I’m going to write this. And you’re probably not going to like it. Scratch that, I know you’re not going to like it. Antwon Blake deserves a second chance. *cue comments section explosion* This is a defense of Antwon Blake but not a defense of his performance Thursday night against…


Hack Hensley Thinks Bengals A.J. Green Is AFC North’s Best Receiver

Pittsburgh Steelers Antonio Brown is easily the best wide receiver in the AFC North, right? Well, while most objective people would probably agree with that statement, ESPN.com hack Jamison Hensley doesn’t. In the latest AFC North Q&A on ESPN, the beat writers were asked to name the best wide receiver…

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Previewing The AFC North: Cincinnati Bengals

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. We’ll being by taking an in-depth look…


AFC North Draft History Study: Wide Receivers

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…

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Steelers All-22: Dick LeBeau’s Fire X Blitz

Dick LeBeau’s Fire X blitz: Like Tom Selleck’s mustache, it’s been around forever, everyone loves it, and no one quite understands how it works. We’ve documented the concept several times in the past, including devoting a Chalk Talk to it, but the focus has always been on the blitz itself….


Speed, Explosiveness Again A Theme In 2015 Draft For Steelers

Speed was a theme of last year’s draft class, as the Pittsburgh Steelers took Ryan Shazier and his 4.37 in the 40 in the first round, then followed that up by taking the fastest player at the NFL Combine in diminutive scatback, Dri Archer in the third round. This time around, the team had…

AFC North

Day One AFC North First-Round Spots, Targets

In the National Football League, the first goal at the beginning of every league year is to win your division, and the first order of business is to make sure you have the resources to win your division. The Pittsburgh Steelers are in the AFC North, a division in which…