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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger & Sacks Per Game Career Stats

It certainly isn\’t a revelation that a quarterback has more of a chance to be successful the better his pass protection is, but I wanted to run the career numbers for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in games that he was sacked less than three times in a game and the study evolved from there. […]

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Hritz: Pre OTAs 2013 Steelers Season Prediction

By Jeremy Hritz Last year, I took the time to work through the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers schedule to make an early prediction of the success of the team. I worked through multiple iterations of this before finishing my final season prediction in which I forecasted that the Steelers would end up 11-5, beating the Baltimore […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Ranks 61st Overall On NFL Network Top 100 Players List

The annual Top 100 Players of 2013 show that airs on the NFL Network revealed their Nos. 61-70 ranked players on Thursday night and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger surprisingly wound up in the No. 61 spot this year. Last year, the 31 year-old Roethlisberger was ranked No. 30 overall in the rankings and fourth […]

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Charlie Batch Thinks There Is More To The Steelers Drafting Landry Jones Than Meets The Eye

In a recent article by Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch weighed in on his former team signing backup Bruce Gradkowski this offeseason and drafting Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth-round of the 2013 NFL draft this past weekend. Batch indicated that he thinks that the Steelers drafting […]

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Steelers Rank Fifth In Jersey Sales In 2012, Troy Polamalu Out Of Top 15

According to recent sales figures from NFLShop.com, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had the top selling jersey last year, while the San Francisco 49ers had the highest teams sales. In fact, Griffin’s jersey sales set an all-time record. As far as the Pittsburgh Steelers go, they finished fifth in team sales and safety Troy […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Has To Be Happy With New Deal That Cowboys Gave QB Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys gave quarterback Tony Romo a six-year, $108 million contract extension on Friday that included $55 million in guarantees and a $25 million signing bonus, according to several media reports, and somewhere Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is celebrating the news. So why exactly is Roethlisberger celebrating? For starters, Romo, in my opinion, […]

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Ben Roethlisberger The 8th Best Quarterback In The League? Donovan McNabb Thinks So

Now that the Super Bowl is behind us, and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has won the game MVP award, the annual list making of the offseason has begun. Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was recently asked to rank the top ten quarterbacks on NFL Total Access and he ranked Flacco fifth overall and three […]

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Roethlisberger Motivated By Flacco MVP?

By Jeremy Hritz Ben Roethlisberger is preparing for his 10th season in the NFL, and it is hard to believe that the young quarterback that took the league by storm in 2004 is now in the backend of his career. With three Super Bowl appearances on his resume along with two trophies, there is no […]

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Joe Flacco Might Not Be An Elite Quarterback Yet, But He Is About To Be Paid Like One

The Baltimore Ravens are Super Bowl champs and quarterback Joe Flacco, the MVP of the game, can certainly take a lot of credit for that. Flacco ended the playoffs going 73-of-126 (57.9%) passing for 1,140 yards with 11 touchdowns and 0 interceptions. Flacco had 20 pass plays that went for 20 yards or more in […]

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Competition Analysis Week 15: Steelers Versus Cowboys

By Christopher DiMarino Fantasy Overview: I guess Dr. Jekyll had a short lived appearance as Mr. Hyde reared his ugly head just one week later. After an inspirational and important win against the Baltimore Ravens without Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers followed it up by losing to the San Diego Chargers. It’s hard to call it […]

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Troy Polamalu Voted NFL\’s Most Liked Player In Recent Poll Of Fans

It should come as no surprise that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is the NFL\’s most like player according to a recent fan survey. According to Forbes Magazine, Nielsen recently worked with E-Poll Market Research to conduct a survey with the goal being to find out which NFL players the fans like and don\’t like. Players’ […]

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2012 NFL Week 6 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 6 of the 2012 NFL season is now in the books and here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams might be headed for the […]

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2012 NFL Season Prediction Records & Standings

The 2012 NFL season is finally here and kicks off tonight with the New York Giants hosting the Dallas Cowboys on NBC. As I do every year, below are my predictions for the 2012 season along with some tongue-in-cheek commentary. I will drill down the Pittsburgh Steelers season later this week in a separate post […]

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Despite What Jaworski Says, Roethlisberger Is Elite

By Jeremy Hritz Ron Jaworski recently finished his top 30 quarterback rankings in which Ben Roethlisberger was notched sixth, behind Eli Manning (5), Peyton Manning (4), Tom Brady (3), Drew Brees (2), and Aaron Rodgers. Jaworski’s comments about Roethlisberger were intriguing, especially when declared “[Ben is] on the cusp of becoming elite.” On the cusp? […]

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Obvious & Not So Obvious Statistical Elements Of A Good Steelers Defense

Stats and rankings certainly do not tell the whole story when it comes to football, but some of them will paint a pretty good picture for you at least. Does Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau look at the stats and rankings of his defense? Sure he does, and he has admitted to such many […]

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Ron Jaworski Overrating Arm Strength Of Joe Flacco & Underrating Accuracy

On Monday, ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski revealed his ninth-ranked quarterback entering the 2012 season:  Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens. And while praising the fifth-year Ravens quarterback, Jaworski said that Flacco has the strongest arm in the league. “That\’s Flacco\’s No. 1 attribute,” said Jaworski. “I get so tired of hearing how arm strength is […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – June 28th – Antonio Brown In The Hall Of Fame Edition

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown now has a game jersey from last season on display at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton as he was the first player in NFL history to have 1,000 receiving yards and 1,000 total return yards in the same season. The Top 100 Players of 2012 rankings finished […]

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That’s High Praise – Big Ben = Top 3 QB?

By Christopher DiMarino For any of you that have read my work on Steelers Depot, you may know a few things about me. The one that relates to this article is how I like writing analysis pieces about articles on NFL.com. While I am a fan of football and a connoisseur of its subtle nuances, […]

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Can Troy Polamalu Still Be A Game-Changer?

By Jeremy Hritz Troy Polamalu has cemented his legacy with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he will forever be remembered as one of the best to don the black and gold uniform. His knack for game changing plays, none more famous than the interception for a touchdown in the 2008 AFC Championship Game, and his peerless […]

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Analyzing The 24th Picks Of The Past Decade In The NFL Draft

By Cian Fahey While it may have absolutely no bearing on this year\’s draft class, or reflect the Steelers\’ ability to evaluate and draft talent, it is always interesting to try to gauge the quality of this year\’s draft by comparing it to previous ones. The Pittsburgh Steelers are picking 24th in this year\’s draft, […]

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Roethlisberger: Look The Part To Play The Part

By Jeremy Hritz Pittsburgh Steelers fans across the world are grateful for the last eight seasons of football that Ben Roethlisberger has made possible. From his unprecedented winning streak during his rookie season, to three Super Bowl starts, Big Ben is one of the primary reasons that the Steelers are always in the running for […]

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Big Ben vs. Eli: Who Has Your Vote?

By Jeremy Hritz Prior to the 2011 season, there was no doubt of who was the premier quarterback from the 2004 NFL Draft. Ben Roethlisberger, selected 11th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers, sported a resume jeweled by three Super Bowl appearances, two Super Bowl victories, and an aptitude for last minute victories. The success he […]

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NFL Honors Rodgers, Brees, Newton, Miller, Suggs, Harbaugh & Stafford With AP Awards

The NFL saluted its best players and plays from the 2011 season the night before Super Bowl XLVI with the first annual “NFL Honors” show. The star-studded football and entertainment event was held at Murat Theatre in Indianapolis and it made for a great two-hour primetime awards special that aired on NBC. Alec Baldwin hosted […]

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Packers Promote Tom Clements To Offensive Coordinator

You can scratch the name of Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements off of the list of potential candidates to be the Pittsburgh Steelers new offensive coordinator as it was announced today that Clements has been promoted to offensive coordinator by the Packers according to Kareem Copeland from the Green Bay Press Gazette. The […]

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Report: Steelers Have Not Contacted Packers QB Coach Tom Clements

WPXI Sports Director Alby Oxenreiter reports via Twitter that Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements has not heard from the Pittsburgh Steelers about their offensive coordinator opening. Clements has long been speculated as a possible candidate for the job as he is a Pittsburgh native and was the quarterbacks coach for the Steelers under […]

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Revamping The Pro Bowl By Taking A Cue From The Old Superstars & Superteams Competitions

I am a football junkie and have been since about the age of 4 according to my parents. I am also a Pittsburgh Steelers fan that grew up in the deep south during the 1970\’s and 1980\’s as well and was always starved for any and all Steelers football that I could get my eyes […]

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