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2011 NFL Season Prediction Records & Standings

The 2011 NFL season kicks-off tonight with the Packers hosting the Saints and it is time once again to throw out my prediction for the entire 2011 NFL standings and records. Last year I sold the Steelers short and had the Packers winning it all over the Jets and you can see that post from […]

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Steelers Falcons Preseason Game 3 Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers third preseason game Saturday night versus the Falcons. Like the offensive chart this week, nothing sticks out as far as the rotation into the game. The starters, as expected, saw a great deal of work as the starting linebackers and safeties topped out at 60 plays. […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Falcons Game Recap Episode

Season 2, Episode 11 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I spend most of out time reviewing the Steelers 34-16 preseason victory over the Atlanta Falcons. This will be the formula we will use during the season and these are the podcasts we like doing the most–analyzing the play on the […]

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Steelers Falcons Offensive Line Breakdown & Blocking Report

With the third preseason game in the books it is now time to break down the performance of the offensive line and blocking by the offense as I do every week. As a whole the offensive line looked good and here is a breakdown by player. Marcus Gilbert – Gilbert made is first start of […]

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Steelers Falcons Preseason Game 3 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers third preseason game Saturday night versus the Falcons. The third game is usually used as a dress rehearsal of sorts so it is no surprise that the starting unit received 27 plays of work. The order of the substitutions used after […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Falcons – Preseason Game 3

Below are the individual coverage stats and totals from the Saturday night preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons. The top table is by play and consist of which Falcons player was targeted with the pass, the yards gained on the play and the yards after the catch the receiver had on the play. Also included […]

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Byron Leftwich Having Surgery This Morning On Broken Arm

Steelers backup quarterback Byron Leftwich is undergoing surgery this morning to repair his broken left, non-throwing arm that he suffered in last night\’s preseason game against the Falcons. The injury happened in the third quarter when Leftwich landed awkwardly on his left arm after scrambling to the right side. He immediately ran to the sideline […]

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Steelers Beat Falcons 34-16 – Preseason Game 3 Recap

The Steelers beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-16 in their 3rd preseason game of the 2011 season Saturday night at Heinz Field. The game got off to a fast start as Antonio Brown returned the opening kick-off 51 yards to mid-field. The Falcons were penalized for a horse collar tackle on the play so the Steelers […]

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Mike Tomlin Falcons Post Game Press Conference

Mike Tomlin held his post-game press conference following the Steelers 34-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons Saturday night at Heinz Field. Tomlin said quarterback Byron Leftwich broke his left arm and will be out for an extended amount of time. Tight end Miguel Chavis tore his left pectoral muscle. Center Maurkice Pouncey aggravated his left […]

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Steelers Falcons Preseason Game 3 Inactives

Below are the players that will not dress for tonight\’s third preseason game as the Steelers take on the Atlanta Falcons at Heinz Field. Head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out only Ike Taylor just a few days ago and a few more could sit out as well. Keep checking back up until game-time as I […]

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Preseason Game 3: 7 Things To Look For Against The Falcons

The Steelers take on the Falcons Saturday night at Heinz Field in their third preseason game of the 2011 season. The Steelers rebounded last week against the Eagles after a dismal performance against the Redskins and will look to build on the showing they made last. This will be the last game for 10 roster […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Falcons Pregame Episode

Season 2, Episode 10 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I discuss what has been a very quiet camp for the Steelers thus far. Fortunately there has only been one significant injury (to 7th round pick RB Baron Batch) and very little of the off-field drama that we have seen in […]

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference Talking Points For Falcons Preseason Game

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his pregame press conference today prior to the Saturday night game against the Falcons at Heinz Field. Audio is below: Tomlin says he is excited to play a quality team like Falcons as it will be a good test especially against the four man front of Falcons defense. Tomlin […]

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Report: Several Teams Show Interest In Willie Colon

It has been a very busy day on the free agent market and one of the Steelers unrestricted free agents, tackle Willie Colon, is reportedly drawing quite a bit of interest from several teams on Wednesday. Adam Caplan of FoxSports.com reported earlier today that the Seahawks, Bears and Bills all have interest in Colon, but […]

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Proving Pete Prisco Wrong Again On Troy Polamalu

Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com continued his campaign against Steelers safety Troy Polamalu on Tuesday in an attempt to justify his article a few weeks back that stated Polamalu is the most overrated player in the league. Prisco appeared as a guest on Trib Live Radio on Tuesday and host John Harris asked him about his […]

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Falcons Offense Versus Steelers Defense Personnel Charting Stats

I was going through my charting of the games last year and noticed I had not posted the charting of games and stats of the Steelers defense versus their opponents personnel used. I will start formatting these up and will posting them over the next few weeks and then give a final post of the […]

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Steelers 2011 Preseason Schedule

The Steelers released their 2011 preseason schedule today along with the other 31 NFL teams and their two home games are against the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons. They open up the 2011 preseason on the road against the Washington Redskins and end the preseason on the road against the Carolina Panthers. The Thursday […]

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Steelers Animated Gif Of The Coolest Timeout In The History Of The NFL

Good Friday morning. We have a busy day on tap planned for you today, with quite a bit of content going up. I wanted to start the day with an animated gif of Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin calling the time out against the Falcons in week 1 just before the half ended to ice […]

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Breakdown Of The 8 Dennis Dixon Misfires Against Atlanta

I am starting to wind down my week 1 coverage, but wanted to address and break down the 7 incompletions and one interception by quarterback Dennis Dixon versus the Falcons this past Sunday. Below are the 8 animated gifs of the plays and a brief summary of each. If the animations are not working for […]

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Steelers Week 1 Defense Participation Chart Versus Falcons

We are winding down our coverage of the week 1 game versus the Falcons and are finishing up a few more items, but wanted to make sure to post the defensive participation chart of the game. What sicks out the most is the fact that James Farrior and Lawrence Timmons played every snap at the […]

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Why Roddy White\’s Big Game Wasn\’t Really A Big Deal

Lies, damned lies, and statistics! Surely you have heard that phrase before. Unless you own Roddy White in a PPR fantasy football league, a truer statement has never been uttered. I have read around the forums of how Steeler Nation is concerned about the numbers that White put up for the Falcons this past Sunday […]

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Steelers NFL Week 1 Offensive Stats & Rankings

I have uploaded the NFL team offensive stats from week 1 in excel format for everyone to view. The top portion are the stats and the bottom portion is the NFL rank compared to all other teams. The Steelers rank 4th in the NFL in rushing yards per game thanks in part to the Rashard […]

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Steelers Week 1 Offense Participation Chart Versus Falcons

Below is the Steelers week 1 offensive participation chart versus the Atlanta Falcons from this past Sunday. I have also designated where each player lined up at the snap of the ball. Example: LOWR = Left Outside Wide Receiver. RITE = Right Inside Tight End etc. The defensive chart will be up upon completion. CLICK […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Breakdown Play By Play Versus Falcons Week 1

I am going through play by play and grading the offensive line play on whether or not I think they made a good block or not. It should be noted that not knowing the assignments hampers any analysis and it is merely on what I deem the job to be and if the job was […]

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Video Of Rashard Mendenhall Touchdown Run Versus Falcons Break Down

This is the best blocked play all day and the game winner as Rashard Mendenhall runs off right tackle for 50 yards in overtime for the game winning walk off touchdown to beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-9. It was said after the game that this play almost broke a few times earlier in the game. […]

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Breaking Down The Sacks Allowed Against Atlanta Falcons

I got an email asking if I could break down the sacks of the game today against the Falcons and had some extra time to get this done tonight. The Steelers gave up 3 sacks on the day against Atlanta and I am waiting for the second sack video to finish converting and will add […]

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