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Previewing the AFC North: Cleveland Browns

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. Today we’ll take an in-depth look at…



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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 6

The AFC North—indeed, the league as a whole—largely spent Sunday in quiet reflection, digesting the whirlwind that was the opening week of free agency, which included massive contracts, a flurry of eyebrow-raising trades, and a rash of surprising retirements. There wasn’t much left for an encore as we head into…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 1: Cleveland Browns

If you’re a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, then the opening day of free agency was basically a total snoozefest, outside of the front office evidently prank calling Darrelle Revis’ agent, unless there is some other reasonable explanation for that communication. But that wasn’t the case around the rest of…


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Steelers Film Room: Cleveland Browns Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Scouting the Cleveland Browns during their comeback victory against the Tennessee Titans Sunday. It’s just one game, coupled with what we know about them from Week One. As I’ve always said, a little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing. Just keep that in mind throughout the…


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Steelers Vs. Browns Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from a wild Week One Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns. First Half – Kick return unit: The five players that made up the front line. Shamarko Thomas, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Antwon Blake. The next two had Michael Palmer…


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Steelers vs Browns Film Review: William Gay

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers announced William Gay’s name with the starting defense, considering how frequently the defense has come to rely on him in the nickel, the veteran cornerback only played a comparative handful of snaps. The Steelers largely stayed in their base defense with the Cleveland Browns finding…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Browns

By David Todd “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of…



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Steelers vs Browns – Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers dominated the first half against the Cleveland Browns, sporting a 27-3 lead. Ben Roethlisberger threw a touchdown pass to Antonio Brown while running backs LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell both took the ball in. On first down, Brian Hoyer found Andrew Hawkins for 16 yards, and Ike Taylor was flagged for a facemask, adding on…


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Steelers vs Browns – First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers are set to begin their regular season against the division rival Cleveland Browns. All of the pre-game notes and speculation have been handed out already. All of the talking is over. It’s time for meaningful football. Feel free to discuss the game here. The Steelers won the coin toss,…


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NFL Upholds Year Suspension Handed Down To Browns WR Josh Gordon

The next time that the Pittsburgh Steelers will face Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon it will likely be when the two teams meet for the first time in 2015. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Gordon’s one-year suspension has been upheld following his failed appeal and thus he will not…


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Recapping The First Day Of Free Agency

The opening day of free agency was certainly a busy one all around the league, and this year, the Pittsburgh Steelers even got involved, signing an outside free agent to a high-value contract for the first time, unless I’m mistaken, in Mike Tomlin’s tenure. The Steelers began the day by…



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Dick LeBeau Stops Bengals On A Dime

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau had a little unexpected surprise for the Cincinnati Bengals and their quarterback Andy Dalton Sunday night as the dime defense made its first appearance of the season in the 24-17 win. I had suggested in one of my game previews that I would not…