Andre Smith

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2016 Projected Franchise Tag Amounts And Early League-Wide Candidates

Now that the 2015-2016 season is officially over, the offseason will start moving very quickly into the new league year which is now one month away. Prior to the start of the new league year, however, NFL teams will need to designate any franchise or transition players starting on February…


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Steelers Film Room: Stephon Tuitt Vs Bengals

The name Stephon Tuitt may not have been getting called out during games quite as often as earlier in the season as the second-year defensive end quickly racked up 3.5 sacks before suffering an ankle injury, but the former second-round draft pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been playing well,…


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Steelers Film Room: Inside Linebackers Versus Bengals

Throughout much of Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers trio of inside linebackers in Ryan Shazier, Lawrence Timmons and Vince Williams were constantly around the ball. In fact, that’s how it has been for the last few weeks as Timmons, Shazier and Williams continue to rack up…


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Steelers Film Room: William Gay’s Pick Six

The Pittsburgh Steelers went into halftime with a 16-7 lead. A lead but not as much comfort you’d hope for in a first half where the Steelers seemed to dominate the Cincinnati Bengals. William Gay helped changed that story with his pick six on the second play of the second…


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Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive Scouting Report

Just me doing the scouting reports for now. But like usual, a preview of the opponent this week – the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati’s Running Game This is actually our first repeat opponent all season long. So there’s a little less to write about because it’s a team we’re already familiar…


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Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive 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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Previewing The AFC North: Cincinnati Bengals

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. We’ll being by taking an in-depth look…