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One Step To Take: Alejandro Villanueva

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


Ranking The Steelers: Offense

We’re having a little bit of fun here on the bye week. From best to worst, I’ll rank every Pittsburgh Steelers who has played at least 10% of the offense’s snaps in 2015. That does mean you won’t see names like Jesse James, Sammie Coates, and even Will Johnson because…

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Steelers Film Room: Alejandro Villanueva Vs Chiefs

While anticipating Alejandro Villanueva’s first start for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it was not the end result that I was most interested in. It was obvious, given his limited experience, that mistakes would be made. What I was most interested in seeing was whether or not he would be able to…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Chiefs Game Notes

Your weekly game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs last Sunday. First Half – Kick return unit. The front five: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Bud Dupree, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden behind them. Roosevelt Nix, Matt Spaeth, and Will Johnson making up…


Person And Player, Alejandro Villanueva Is One Of A Kind

There is a long pause on the other end of the phone. Andy Guyader struggles to search for the words that adequately describe Alejandro Villanueva as a person. His career arc is equally unparalleled. Few people know Villanueva better than Guyader. He was Army’s wide receiver coach in 2009, his…


Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…

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Steelers vs Chiefs Film Review: Mike Adams

When the Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed tight end Matt Spaeth last season, they did so full well expecting to use him frequently as a second tight end whose primary function was to control the running game as a blocker. That plan fell through pretty quickly when he suffered a foot injury…

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Steelers vs Chiefs Film Review: Maurkice Pouncey

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers as a whole struggled to run the ball on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, not everybody had a rough day working in the ground game. Newly minted Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey, in fact, put in some good work in that department working against…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs Game Rewind – First Half

Week 16 game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. First Half – Kick return. Front five: Arthur Moats, Vince Williams, Robert Golden, Terence Garvin, Shamarko Thomas. Michael Palmer/Stephon Tuitt (replacing the injured Matt Spaeth), Cody Wallace/Will Johnson, with Josh Harris serving as the upback…


Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs Scouting Report

Scouting report on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 16 opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs. OFFENSE – Alex Smith leads the bunch. You can call him a “game manager” and it’s true this isn’t a vertical offense but he’s still been a good QB. After throwing three picks in Week One, he’s…

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Breakdown Of Steelers G Ramon Foster Versus Chiefs

By Alex Kozora Below is a breakdown of the snaps played by Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ramon Foster versus the Kansas City Chiefs. First Drive Snaps: 7 Run Block/Pass Block: 4/3 Play-by-Play – 1st and 10, 10:51 1st. Zone run with Foster working down the line. Maurkice Pouncey blocking the one…