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Steelers Vs Eagles Positional Grades

The Pittsburgh Steelers struggled in their second preseason game of the season, this time against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, at Heinz Field. Although the Eagles 17-0 shut out the Steelers, dropping their preseason record to 0-2, there were a handful of bright spots that emerged for Pittsburgh in the loss….


Offense Sluggish, Shut Out, Steelers Fall To Eagles 17-0

If three’s a crowd, then four is a fire code violation. And well before the game was over, Steelers’ fans were begging to find the exits. Landry Jones threw four first-half interceptions as the Pittsburgh Steelers fell to the Philadelphia Eagles 17-0 Thursday night at Heinz Field. The Eagles got…


Keith Butler Hedging On Question Of OLB Rotation

The Pittsburgh Steelers are going to turn away from the rotation at outside linebacker this season after they felt the need to utilize it to supplement the dearth of talent and experience that existed there in 2015. Or maybe they won’t. second-year defensive coordinator Keith Butler hedged on the question…

Anthony Chickillo

Colbert On “Quick Chick”: ‘That Kid, He’s Relentless’

As the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare to take the fields at Saint Vincent College Saturday afternoon for what will be their eighth practice of their 2016 training camp, the buzz surrounding second-year outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo has reached a fever-pitch level. During a recent interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Steelers head…

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 27, 2015: Linebackers coach Joey Porter of the Pittsburgh Steelers watches the action from the sideline during a game against the Baltimore Ravens on December 27, 2015 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore won 20-17. (Photo by: Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Joey Porter

Joey Porter Thinks Steelers Will See Less Rotation At OLB

Ever since they last played in the Super Bowl in 2010, the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves suffering a shortage of pass rush, as their sack and pressure totals plummeted from near the top of the league to near the bottom. In part to try to alleviate that, the Steelers turned…


Training Camp What To Watch For: Day Two

One day in the books but as the saying goes, a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing. So we’re taking everything in but we’re not rushing to conclusions. Tomorrow will be another non-contact day so I’ll again be focused on more of where the players are lining…

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Training Camp Expectations: Outside Linebackers

In less than two weeks, we’ll be at training camp, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90 man roster roll through 14 practices and four games. There will be so much to learn, tons of things going on, so I want to lay out some of my expectations and hopes for each…

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Steelers Leaned On Moats More Than Dupree In Late-Game Situations

Earlier this offseason, Alex Kozora took a look at the nature of the snap distribution at the right outside linebacker position for the Pittsburgh Steelers between Jarvis Jones and James Harrison, the two players predominantly responsible for logging nearly all of the snaps that the team took at the position…

Bud Dupree

PFF Looks At Bud Dupree And His Rookie Wall

Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree had an eventful rookie season last year as a first-round draft pick. He logged quite a bit of snaps in a rotation on the left side of the defense and ultimately moved into the starting lineup by the end of the season, though…


Film Room: Keith Butler’s Box Calls

Boxes. They’re great things. They hold Christmas gifts, pizza, engagement rings. Defensive coordinators have boxes too. And they’re a great way to beat bunch concepts. The rules are simple. I learned them from the great Matt Bowen when he still wrote for National Football Post. Four defenders versus three receivers….

Anthony Chickillo

Show Me Something, Anthony Chickillo

With spring drills officially over, I think we all understand that we’re all in for a long haul, six weeks in total, between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. You know the drill. There’s little new information coming out during this period, so it serves as…