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Colbert, Bettis, Offer Thoughts On Devaluation Of RB Position

The state of the NFL running back in today’s game is still largely the same as it has been for some time; the state of his position in the market, however, is another matter, and this latest offseason is just another sign of the devaluation of the running back. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly benefited from […]

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Mike Evans’ Representation Should Not Influence Draft Stock

Ever since it was revealed that 2014 NFL Draft hopeful Mike Evans signed with a new agency founded by rap moguls—and especially since a photo of the three was released—the topic has arisen as to how this association would affect the wide receiver’s draft status, and whether teams would pass on him as a result. […]

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Browns Sign Former Texans RB Ben Tate

There’s a new starting running back in the AFC North as of Saturday as the Cleveland Browns have reportedly now come to terms with former Houston Texans running back Ben Tate. Tate has been stuck behind Arian Foster in Houston ever since he was drafted in the second round in the 2010 NFL Draft by Texans, but […]

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The Pessimist’s Take – More Quarters?

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both […]

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Looking At The Steelers Failures Versus Zone Blocking Scheme Last Season

Earlier today I wrote about how the Pittsburgh Steelers defense will need to shut down the zone blocking running scheme of the Oakland Raiders on Sunday in order to win the game. As I pointed out in that post, the defense has not done a good job against that blocking scheme as recently as last […]

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Potential Emergence Of Jonathan Dwyer Could Be Massive For The Steelers

By Cian Fahey During his very short career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, running back Jonathan Dwyer has accumulated 151 yards on only 25 carries. Dwyer has been a professional for two years now, but his chance to see significant time on the field hasn\’t come about until this season. Dwyer seemingly plans to take that […]

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Divisional Round Week TOX Stats – 2011 Season

The Divisional Round of the 2011-2012 playoffs are now in the books and the TOX stat did not let us down this week as the winning teams all had a plus 2 TOX number or better. The Baltimore Ravens let the Houston Texans beat themselves with the 4 turnovers and the Ravens defense allowed just […]

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Texans Take Out Bengals, Will Play Ravens In AFC Divisional Round

The first playoff wild card game of the 2011-2012 season is now in the books as the Houston Texans beat the Cincinnati Bengals 31-10 down in Houston. It was the first playoff win in Texans history. Texans running back Arian Foster rushed for 153 yards and 2 touchdowns on 24 carries and Bengals quarterback Andy […]

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Week 17 – 7 Things To Look For Against The Browns & Game Prediction

It is the final game of the 2011 regular season for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they look to beat the Cleveland Browns before they head into the playoffs. A Steelers win combined with a Baltimore Ravens loss or tie against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday would give them the AFC North title along with a […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Remains In Top 10 Of Latest Pro Bowl Voting Results

There are just 5 days left in the 2011 Pro Bowl voting and the latest update of votes shows that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace has fallen out of the top 10 since we last updated on December 1st. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger remains in the top 10, but has slipped down to 10th place […]

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Mike Wallace & Ben Roethlisberger In Top 10 Of Latest Pro Bowl Voting Results

There are 3 weeks of Pro Bowl voting left now and Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is 8th overall in total overall votes with 575,821. He is second in the AFC receiver race behind Wes Welker of the Patriots. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is right behind Wallace in overall votes in 9th place with 565,378 votes […]

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Steelers Week 4 Coverage Stats Versus Texans

Below are the Steelers coverage stats for the week4 Sunday afternoon game against the Houston Texans. They are broken down by play and include down and distance, line of scrimmage, direction, yards gained, yards after catch, personnel the offense used, defensive package, number of pass rushers and whether or not the defense blitzed on the […]

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More Steelers Texans Observations

I have gone through the tape a few times now and am starting a 3rd time through to start charting, but I have enough info to give a more in-depth recap of what I saw Sunday against the Houston Texans. Below are my liner notes from the game. The Texans opening drive set the tone […]

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Steelers Lose 17-10 To Texans In Week 4 – Game Recap

The Steelers fell to 2-2 on the season after losing 17-10 to the Houston Texans today down in Houston. Texans running back Arian Foster ran for 155 yards on the afternoon on 30 carries, including a go ahead 42-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. The Steelers had problems with the Texans offense right off […]

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Week 4 – 7 Things To Look For Against The Texans

The Steelers are on the road once again this week as they travel down to Houston to take on the Houston Texans with yet another new version of an offensive line. The Texans are coming off of a tough loss to the Saints last week while the Steelers squeaked out a road win against the […]

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Steelers Texans Week 4 Practice Injury Report – Thursday

The Steelers were in pads on Thursday as they get ready to take on the Houston Texans this Sunday down in Houston. The Thursday injury report is out and it shows that wide receiver Arnaz Battle (knee), tackle Jonathan Scott (ankle), guard Doug Legursky and defensive end Brett Keisel (knee) did not practice again today. […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Nick Scurfield HoustonTexans.com Episode

Season 2, Episode 23 of The Terrible Podcast is up and while David Todd is headed out of town today, I get a chance to interview Nick Scurfield, the beat writer for the Houston Texans official website. Nick and I chat for 20 plus minutes about the upcoming week 4 game as the Steelers travel […]

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Steelers Texans Week 4 Practice Injury Report – Wednesday

The Steelers got their first official practice of the week in on Wednesday in preparation for their week 4 game against the Houston Texans this coming Sunday in Houston. The injury report shows that right guard Doug Legursky (shoulder), wide receiver Arnaz Battle (knee), left tackle Jonathan Scott (ankle) and defensive end Brett Keisel (knee) […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday September 27th – 2000 Man Edition

Dejan Kovacevic looks at the hot start that Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is off to and the 2000 yard pace he is on. Wallace recorded his sixth straight 100-yard game against the Colts, a regular season Steelers record streak. Ed Bouchette joined 93.7 The Fan to talk about the win over the Colts and […]

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Steelers 2011 Game By Game Schedule Breakdown

The Steelers 2011 season kicks off this Sunday and I have purposely waited until now to post a game by game quick look ahead at the Steelers 2011 schedule. The free agent moves and final roster cuts have taken place around the league and it provides a much clearer look at where teams are at […]

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A Closer Look At Explosive Running Plays By Running Backs In 2010

I have seen the term explosive plays by a running back on the ground being used a little bit more in articles as of late so I wanted to do a study of both running backs and teams last season in relation to the stat. An explosive rushing play on the ground by a running […]

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