Alejandro Villanueva


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Steelers’ Offensive Line Named OL Of The Week

Hats off to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ front five. After a strong performance against the Indianapolis Colts, NFL.com’s Shaun O’Hara named them the offensive line of the week. That front five, of course, consists of: Alejandro Villanueva, Ramon Foster, Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, and Marcus Gilbert. Tack on Chris Hubbard too,…


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Steelers Vs. Colts: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 12

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the (5-5) Indianapolis Colts on the road Thursday night and will be attempting to win a second-consecutive game in the process and their first on Thanksgiving since 1950. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come…


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Steelers Making Major Use Of Practice Squad Talent In 2016

There is still one pending roster to be made with the return of Bud Dupree, but before that happens, I just wanted to comment on how much of a banner year this has been for the practice squad for the Pittsburgh Steelers, not just for the 2016 edition, but for…


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Villanueva: ‘The Coaches Have Done A Great Job’

Leave it to Army Ranger and decorated war veteran Alejandro Villanueva to figure out just where the blame belongs for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ struggles over the course of the past several weeks, during which they have fallen down a rock slide from a 4-1 record and control of the division…


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2016 Midseason Review: Offensive Tackles

We still have some time to kill before the Pittsburgh Steelers get back on the field, and their bye week happens to have fallen at a pretty appropriate time, so over the course of this week, we are going to bring you a sort of quick-hitter review of how the…


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Steelers Midseason Awards: Biggest Surprise/Disappointment

I know, I know. Technically, we’re not at the halfway point of the season. That’ll happen after Sunday’s game. But with the election coming up and a potential loss to the Baltimore Ravens, 95% of our viewership might have chucked their computers out the window. So we’re going to talk…


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Watch: Steelers’ O-Line Dinner An Awesome Tradition

Over the offseason, Maurkice Pouncey referenced his now highly anticipated Thursday night dinners with his offensive line. The entire line, and any other Steeler who wanted to tag along, would go to Pouncey’s house, where they’ get catering, play video games, and watch some actual game tape. Pouncey was kind…


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Bye Week Look At The Steelers 2017 Potential Free Agents

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently on their annual bye week and as I do every year when that part of the schedule takes place, it’s time to take another look at the players currently on the 53-man roster who are scheduled to be free agents after the season is over…


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Mike Munchak Says Steelers’ OL Needs To Clean Up Penalties

It’s been a revolving door for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line. And to their credit, it’s a group that has hung tough and done relatively well. But there is one area their coach, Mike Munchak, would like to see major improvement on. “Penalties. I think that’s something that for whatever…


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Steelers Vs Patriots Winners/Losers

Well…here you go. WINNERS Le’Veon Bell: I’m sure he is tops on everyone’s list. Bell needed to be involved in this offense and he was to the tune of 31 touches. He has the uncanny ability to set up blocks, show patience, and then dart upfield. He ran tough, crushing corners…


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Tomlin Excited To Have Mihalik Back With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a few transactions on Tuesday and one of those included them signing tackle Brian Mihalik off of the Detroit Lions practice squad. To make room for Mihalik, tackle Matt Feiler was waived. Mihalik, who was drafted originally by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round of…


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Sack Breakdown: Steelers Vs Dolphins

Two (sort of) sacks this week to go through. 1. 3rd and 10, 6:15 1st. 11 personnel. Five block + RB/TE check and release against a four man rush. I say sort of because this sack was wiped out by penalty yet it still counts in the official stat book….


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Steelers Vs. Dolphins: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 6

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Miami Dolphins Sunday on the road and they’re looking to extend their record to 5-1. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with their fifth win of the season. Run, Le’Veon, run –…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Jets

General game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 31-13 win over the New York Jets. First Half – Horrible contain rush on this four man stunt. Constant problem all season and Ryan Fitzpatrick scrambles for a nine yard gain. – Much better discipline on this stunt. Bringing five helps too. –…