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Antonio Brown Gets More Recognition For His Route Running

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but somebody out there is speaking highly of the route-running ability of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown. After detailing earlier last week that Brown made Pro Football Focus’ list of the league’s most unstoppable traits for his route-running ability, yesterday he…




2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Ohio State CB Eli Apple

#13, Eli Apple/CB Ohio State — 6’1”, 200 The Good – Mirrors well in man-to-man coverage – Flips hips quickly to run with receiver; rarely gets turned around off the line – Quick, clean footwork – Thinks like a receiver when the ball is in the air; fights for every…


Keith Butler Attributes Lackluster Performance To Poor Practice

Practice is the part of the week we can’t see. But to Keith Butler, it played a role in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ allowing 35 points to the Oakland Raiders Sunday. “We weren’t as sharp mentally as we should have been,” Butler told Missi Matthews in the weekly Coordinator’s Corner segment. “Some…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Raiders Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-35 win over the Oakland Raiders. First Half – Kick return team: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Shamarko Thomas, Bud Dupree, and Vince Williams the front five. Robert Golden in tow. Jesse James, replacing Matt Spaeth, Roosevelt Nix, and Will Johnson the three-man “wedge,” with…


Week Nine Steelers Vs Raiders Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to climb back into the win column with a game-winning drive at the end of regulation on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, edging above .500 once again. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Steelers defense got off…


Week Nine Steelers Vs Raiders First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to climb back into the win column with a game-winning drive at the end of regulation on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, edging above .500 once again. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. We were immediately introduced to…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Raiders

Written on 11/8/15 It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I think I used that to open a recap once before. Dickens is going to come after me. On another beautiful Sunday at Heinz Field the Pittsburgh Steelers were involved in one of the most exciting, entertaining…


Steelers Week 9 Missed Tackles Breakdown

Sunday’s 38-35 victory over the Oakland Raiders truly had a little bit of everything, which unfortunately included more missed tackles by the Steelers defense. The good news is that the total for the game was just eight whiffs, the team’s second best mark of the season. The bad news is…


Heyward Holding Himself, Steelers Defense Accountable Despite Win

The Pittsburgh Steelers won a pivotal game in the AFC Wild Card race. But hearing Cameron Heyward talk after, you might have guessed the Steelers lost. Heyward was predictably disappointed in giving up 35 points and 440 yards to the Oakland Raiders. And he didn’t mince words. “Offense bailed us…


Steelers Win Slugfest With Raiders, 38-35

Facing a must-win game with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on his way to the hospital to get a foot injury evaluated, and star running Le’Veon Bell watching from home while recovering from surgery, Pittsburgh turned to the one man left that they could count on regardless of the bleak situation. Antonio…


Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Raiders Winners/Losers

What. A. Game. Felt like this one should have been played in the 1970s. WINNERS:  Antonio Brown: I mean, what else can you say? 17 catches, a team record, for 284 yards, also a team record history and second most in regulation. He racked up a 10/180 line in the first…


Steelers Vs. Raiders: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play host to the 4-3 Oakland Raiders Sunday at Heinz Field and below are seven key things that I believe they will need to do in the game in order to come away with a big AFC win that figures to have huge Wild Card implications…


Steelers Vs. Raiders: Top 6 Storylines Ahead Of Sunday’s Game

The 4-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 4-3 Oakland Raiders Sunday at Heinz Field and here are the six biggest storylines currently surrounding the Week 9 game. Baby Cam wait? – The wife of Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is due to have the couple’s first baby any day now. If…