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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Ravens Preview With John Eisenberg, Injury Reports, Stats & More

Season 6, Episode 29 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this show, David Todd and I get right to previewing the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night game against the Baltimore Ravens. In addition to going over the injury reports heading into Wednesday for both teams, David and I discuss what quarterback Michael…


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Pass Rush The Key For Both Teams Sunday

In scouting the St. Louis Rams this week, I only saw one area that could (should) prevent the Steelers from a victory on Sunday if Pittsburgh executes their offense properly. Unsurprisingly that area was the Rams defensive line, a dynamic and deep unit with the skill to make life miserable…



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New England Patriots Defensive Scouting Report

By now, hopefully you’ve read our New England Patriots’ offensive scouting report. Here, Jon Ledyard and I have teamed up to break down the defense. As we did for the offense, I’ll break down the scheme while Jon looks at individual play. ALEX’S SCHEME REPORT:  I have a little less…


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Steelers Vs Packers Film Room: Sean Spence

Fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence is just three snaps shy of being one of only three defensive players for the team to log at least 100 snaps thus far this preseason. In other words, he has logged a lot of time on defense already. He has had a…


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Steelers Vs Packers First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Green Bay Packers by the score of 24-21 on Sunday, but they certainly lost more than they gained due to injury. Below are my notes and observations upon review of the first half of the game. I’m sure more than a few noticed that new…


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Steelers Training Camp Recap: Defense

Yesterday, we walked through the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense player-by-player, recapping how each player performed during training camp. Today, we’ll do the same for the defense and punters. Cam Heyward: One of the best at his position, there wasn’t a need to pay attention to Heyward in camp. But it was…


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Steelers Film Room: Safety Vs Green Bay

One of the biggest weaknesses of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense last year, until late in the season, was their inability to pressure the quarterback consistently. A little bit of that showed up against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but against the Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh’s defense was buzzing, notching six sacks and…


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Steelers Beat Packers 24-19, Lose Two Starters To Injuries

Despite a 24-19 Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Green Bay Packers, if the measure of a successful preseason game is staying injury-free, then by all accounts the team has failed. In the first half, the team lost Maurkice Pouncey and Stephon Tuitt to left ankle injuries while quarterback Bruce Gradkowski…



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CBS Sports’ Brinson Lists Big Ben As Major Sleeper For 2015 MVP

As NFL training camps are set to deploy here in a few short weeks, the media rush of fantasy football guides, season preview magazines and analysts’ predictions beginning raining in, with the majority of them the equivalent of throwing darts at a dartboard. After coming up a yard short of…


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NFL Top 100 Players List Wraps Up Wednesday Night

The final 10 names of “The Top 100 Players of 2015” will be revealed on Wednesday night (8 p.m. ET, NFL Network) and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will be one of them. Brown and Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions are the only two wide receivers remaining so…


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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger Fifth Best Quarterback In NFL Per MMQB

We have roughly three more weeks of ranking lists to look forward to prior to training camps getting started around the league. A recent one by Andy Benoit of MMQB included a stab at the quarterback hierarchy. After deciding on Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning as…


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Where Are They Now? Tommy Maddox

Being a number one draft pick comes with the territory of lofty expectations. But being selected that high as the potential heir apparent to a quarterback as great as John Elway was, well that’s something entirely different. Aaron Rodgers is a more recent example and he’s a hell of a…


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Examining Big Ben’s 2014 Completion Percentage: Part 1

The title of this article would seem to suggest an in-depth dialogue about the progression of Ben Roethlisberger’s game last season, but while we will take the time to examine the quarterback’s prowess in the upcoming days, today we will actually focus on how another area of the Pittsburgh Steelers’…