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Four Steelers Players In ESPN Top 20 Of Any Era NFL Poll Of Pro Football Hall Of Fame Panel

ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine combined to put out list of the 20 current players who a 20-member Pro Football Hall of Fame panel and ESPN\’s very own John Clayton believe could excel in any era of the NFL. The top 20 was finalized today and four current Pittsburgh Steelers players made the top 10. […]

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Looking At The Steelers Top Offensive Coordinator Candidates To Replace Bruce Arians

The news officially broke this morning that Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians will not be back in 2012 according to a statement by head coach Mike Tomlin. With the offensive coordinator position now open I have put together a list below of the likeliest candidates to be the Steelers next offensive coordinator. Tomlin will […]

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Divisional Round Week TOX Stats – 2011 Season

The Divisional Round of the 2011-2012 playoffs are now in the books and the TOX stat did not let us down this week as the winning teams all had a plus 2 TOX number or better. The Baltimore Ravens let the Houston Texans beat themselves with the 4 turnovers and the Ravens defense allowed just […]

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Pouncey & Polamalu Voted To Pro Football Writers All-NFL Team

The Pro Football Writers All-NFL Team was announced today and Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and safety Troy Polamalu both made the team. Pouncey and Polamalu also earned Pro Bowl selections for their play in 2011 as well as first-team All-Pro honors. Below is the PFW/PFWA 2011 All-NFL team OFFENSE QB Aaron Rodgers – Packers […]

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Battle Tested and Ready to Go

By Jeremy Hritz Sure, the ankle of Ben Roethlisberger is hurt. Probably even more so than it was last week. Yes, Rashard Mendenhall is done for the year, and possibly until October. Correct. The up-and-coming corner Cortez Allen is out, and Keenan Lewis, though he will play, is dealing with a hamstring. Combine all of […]

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Steeler Nation Rooting Interest Guide For Sunday – Steelers Playoff Scenarios

The Pittsburgh Steelers can clinch a playoff spot today following their 14-3 win Thursday night over the Cleveland Browns with some help from a few other teams today. Below are the 3 scenarios that need to happen that I posted last week. Scenario 1: The Bengals, the Jets and the Titans all must lose. Scenario […]

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Play Action Passing Stats Of Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger

According to the latest post by STATS, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger currently has the league’s second highest passer rating on play action passes (130.7) to go along with 8 touchdown passes and 0 interceptions. Roethlisberger is second only to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in passer rating, as Rodgers boast a 145.3 passer rating to go […]

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Lake Effect Obvious In Pittsburgh

The Steelers run defense has had its problems this season, especially in the first four games, but you can\’t help but notice how good the pass defense has been thus far. Entering the Sunday night divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens, the Steelers are ranked first in passing yards allowed per game (171.6) and passing […]

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Dick LeBeau Was Not Insane, He Just Needed Time & Personnel

I hope you enjoyed the press man coverage that Dick LeBeau used almost exclusively this past Sunday against the New England Patriots because I know I certainly did. LeBeau has been visibly laying that ground work of this switch ever since James Harrison has been sidelined as the Steelers have been forced to play more […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Nominated For FedEx Air Player Of The Week Award

Thanks to his five touchdown passes and 228 yards passing this past Sunday against the Titans, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been nominated for the FedEx Air & Ground player of the week award. Roethlisberger tied his career best in touchdown passes for a game and only had one ill advised interception on the afternoon. […]

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6 Steelers Players In Top 20 Of Top Selling NFL Jerseys

It did not take Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to recover as a fan favorite as he is ranked 5th overall in jersey sales according to new data released by NFLShop.com from the period running from April 1-Aug. 30. Troy Polamalu is the top rated Steelers player in jersey sales as he finished 3rd overall behind […]

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Steelers 2010 Secondary Gets A Little More Credit Where Credit Is Due

I wrote back in mid April how the Steelers cornerbacks did not get enough credit last season as they played the Dick LeBeau system pretty well. It seems everyone only wants to remember the loses against Saints, Patriots and Packers though. Most seem to forget that those three teams all have pretty good quarterbacks and […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Ranks 5th In ESPN QB Power Rankings

Another week and another edition of the ESPN.com position power rankings have been released as voted on by the ESPN bloggers and journalist. As you would expect, the top spot goes to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as he received 6 of 8 first place votes and two second place votes. Colts quarterback Peyton Manning finished […]

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Closer Look At The Steelers 2010 Redzone Woes

I wanted to take a long hard look at the Steelers redzone woes in 2010, so I used a crude successful play formula to get a better look at both the passing game and running game for the Steelers on plays inside the opponents redzone. Now defining a successful play is very tricky, but I […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday February 8th – Sanders Surgery Edition

Emmanuel Sanders fractured his foot in the Super Bowl and will need surgery according to a post on his Facebook page. Speaking of Sanders, offensive coordinator Bruce Arians thought the foot injury Sanders suffered that knocked him from the game played a factor. It caused the Steelers to shuffle personnel in their multiple-wideout sets. Gerry […]

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Pass Rush & Blitz Stats Against Aaron Rodgers Defensive Breakdown

Below is the Super Bowl XLV charted stats of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers against the Steelers defense along with pass rush numbers, formations and personnel used by the Packers and the defense the Steelers were in. Also the blitz numbers. as you can see, Rodgers was damn good against everything thrown at him despite the […]

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7 Keys To The Steelers Beating The Packers – Super Bowl XLV Prediction

Here we are and here we go. One more win and the Steelers capture their 7th championship, but to do so they must get past another storied and classy franchise in the Green Bay Packers. The Packers deserve to be in this game and have made the run as the 6th seed much like the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday January 31st – Dick LeBeau Speaks You Listen Edition

It should be no secret to you now that rookie center Maurkice Pouncey likely will not play in Super Bowl XLV due to a fracture in his ankle and a high ankle sprain. Adam Schefter reports he is for sure out and I expect Mike Tomlin will confirm this next week as well. Also still […]

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Steelers & Packers Media Availabilities For Monday January 31st

PITTSBURGH STEELERS MEDIA AVAILABILITY MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011 Location:  Omni Fort Worth 1:30 PM CT Head coach MIKE TOMLIN press conference Texas E and F Ballroom 1:50 PM CT PLAYER AVAILABILITY (following Coach Tomlin) Texas E and F Ballroom The following players will be available to the media simultaneously: T FLOZELL ADAMS LB JAMES FARRIOR […]

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Aaron Rodgers Playoff Passing Stats Against Pass Rushers

I thought it would be fun to look at Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers passing stats in the 3 playoff games against different types of rushes. I have the overall totals in the first table and then each game broken down by each time he dropped back in order that it happened. I also logged the […]

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2009 Week 15 Game Recap: Steelers 37 Packers 36

Coming off of a five game losing streak, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin decided to do something about it himself, with a little help from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as well. After kicker Jeff Reed kicked a 43 yard field goal to put the Steelers up 30-28 with 3:58 left in the game, Tomlin did the […]

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Steelers Versus Packers Week 15 Preview & Prediction

Losing 5 straight games and falling almost completely out of playoff contention has put head coach Mike Tomlin a position to see exactly what type of coach he is. The Steelers need a ton of help to make the playoffs and they must start by helping themselves. On offense it would be advisable to run […]

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