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Picture At Wide Receiver Still Fuzzy Heading Into Preseason Finale

For all the talk and attention that has surrounded Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Justin Brown, there has really been very little to show for it when you turn on the preseason footage. Brown went without a catch—perhaps even without a target, without having been able to fully review the game yet—last night in the […]

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Bell, Blount Serve As Tomlin’s Beasts Of Burden

A day after getting into legal trouble for possession of marijuana, Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were punished, in a sense, by playing well into the fourth quarter of a blowout defeat in the third preseason game by the Philadelphia Eagles. Head coach Mike Tomlin said after the game that he […]

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2014 Fantasy Football Profile: Steelers WR Martavis Bryant

By Tony DelSignore Jr. Ben Roethlisberger has been campaigning for a tall receiver for years. Over the past few seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers brought back Plaxico Burress and signed Derek Moye but neither fit the bill as a true downfield, red-zone threat. The Steelers appear to have finally addressed that need in the offense by […]

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Animated Gifs From Steelers Loss To Eagles

There certainly were not a lot of  positive plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-21 preseason loss Thursday night to the Philadelphia Eagles, but I have managed to carve out a few animated gifs for you to look at.   What’s so exciting about an incomplete pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to wide receiver Marcus Wheaton […]

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Eagles Smoke Steelers 31-21

The third preseason game is usually used a dress rehearsal for the regular season, but Thursday night in Philadelphia the Philadelphia Eagles first and second-team offenses undressed the Pittsburgh Steelers first-team defense. The Steelers defense looked sluggish in the Thursday night 31-21 loss as the Eagles consistently gashed the black and gold defensive front to […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers receive the ball to start the second half after the Philadelphia Eagles dominated the second half, both on  the field and on the scoreboard, as Pittsburgh trails 17-0. Ben Roethlisberger has not been sharp, even if the running game has shown some promise behind Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount. The defense, however, has had little […]

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Steelers vs Eagles First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

Refresh this page frequently for the latest game updates. The second half will have its own thread. The Pittsburgh Steelers head to the other side of the state to take on the Philadelphia Eagles, whose uptempo and aggressive offense will test the resolve of Pittsburgh’s younger, quicker defense. The Steelers are coming off a victory a week […]

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Steelers Vs. Eagles: Seven Points Of Interest

By Alex Kozora A couple of points of interest for tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles. Running Back Opportunities LeGarrette Blount traveling with the team is a sign he will play but it is not a guarantee. If he doesn’t suit up, how will the workload be split up? And who will […]

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Steelers vs Eagles – What I’m Watching For On Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off their first win in the preseason since 2012, in a game in which the first-team units scored two touchdowns and held strong at the goal line, but had to be won by a defensive turnover in the 11th hour. Here are a few of the things I will be […]

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Kozora: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Second Preseason Game Edition

By Alex Kozora My fourth attempt at predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53 man roster before we kick off tonight’s third preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Feel free to add in with your input below. Offense (23) Quarterbacks (2) – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski Analysis: Nothing changed here. Two extra practice squad spots only does more […]

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Bryan: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Second Preseason Game Edition

With the Pittsburgh Steelers now having two preseason games behind them, it’s now time for the latest installment of my 53 man roster prediction. If you would like to see my previous version, it is right here. In the comments below, tell me the selections you disagree with and which player makes it instead. How […]

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More Important OL Decisions Loom Next Offseason For Steelers

After two preseason games during which fourth-year right tackle Marcus Gilbert has been arguably the team’s best—and unquestionably its most improved—offensive lineman, the Pittsburgh Steelers rewarded the veteran entering the final year of his rookie contract with a five-year extension worth around $30 million. Gilbert’s best friend and former college teammate, center Maurkice Pouncey, was […]

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Roethlisberger Thinks His Tall Rookie Receiver Needs To Practice Better

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant is a lock to make the 53 man roster after being selected in the fourth-round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Clemson, but as of right now, he still has a lot of developing left to do before he’ll be allowed to get any reps with the […]

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Roethlisberger Expecting To Play Entire First Half Against Eagles

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a short week to prepare for their Thursday night game against the Philadelphia Eagles but quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is readying himself to play the entire first half, according to Scott Brown of ESPN.com. Roethlisberger wll likely be surrounded by the rest of the first-team offense on the road against the Eagles […]

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Steelers Vs. Bills Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 19-16 victory against the Buffalo Bills. First Half – Like last week, going to run through the special teams’ units at once. Harder to see them this week due to poorer camera angles and so many kicks out of the end zone, but it’s as complete […]

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Steelers Depth Receivers Lacking In Quality Looks

Through two preseason games, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first-team offense has been able to perform well, both driving down the field and scoring. On the four drives led by Ben Roethlisberger, they scored three times, and passed up on a fourth and one opportunity near midfield on the last possession. The backup quarterbacks have not been […]

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Steelers vs Bills – First Half Notes And Observations

Below are some of my notes and observations from having reviewed the tape of the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Buffalo Bills on Saturday. I thought that Terence Garvin took a poor angle on the opening kickoff. With two other defenders near him, both to the right of the returner, he […]

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Steelers Showing Variety In Offensive Identity

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken very different approaches in the first two preseason games when it comes to game planning on the offensive side of the ball, particularly with the first-team unit under Ben Roethlisberger. Of course, Roethlisberger only played one series in the first preseason game, but it was clear that the plan heading […]

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Steelers Chris Hubbard, Shamarko Thomas Receive Top Marks From Pro Football Focus

After a poor showing in the first preseason game last week against the New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers backup left guard Chris Hubbard rebounded in the win over the Buffalo Bills Saturday night, according to Pro Football Focus. Hubbard was the highest rated offensive player (1.3) for the Steelers Saturday night as he edged out […]

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Steelers Vs. Bills: Some Rapid Fire Conclusions

By Michael K. Reynolds What conclusions can be drawn from merely the second preseason game of the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers? Nothing you say? It’s much too early. Chill out. Rubble…rubble…rubble. Nonsense. Much has already been etched in stone…well at least firmly penciled in. Here are some rapid fire conclusions that can be surmised following the […]

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Kozora: A Thank You

By Alex Kozora I know I’ve written a lifetime of words the past couple weeks but hopefully you’ll allow me to write a few more. August 14th made one year since being hired here at Steelers Depot. It was only fitting that the last day of training camp fell on the same day. During this […]

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Lack Of Progress By Steelers QB Landry Jones Is Concerning

Pittsburgh Steelers third-string quarterback Landry Jones was given a golden opportunity Saturday night to show how much he’s developed since his rookie season, but the Oklahoma product fumbled away the chance in the second preseason game of 2014 against the Buffalo Bills. Jones, who was drafted by the Steelers in the fourth-round of the 2013 […]

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Steelers Vs. Bills: Winners And Losers

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their first preseason game of the 2014 season Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills and after one quick pass back through the game replay, here is just a small sampling of some winners and losers for you to chew on. Fell free to add your own in the comments below that […]

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Animated Gifs From Steelers Win Over Bills

Here are a few animated gifs for you from the Pittsburgh Steelers 19-16 win Saturday night over the Buffalo Bills. The first touchdown pass from Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to wide receiver Antonio Brown features two Bills defenders rubbing each other out of the play. Watch Roethlisberger look left, first, as it looks like it’s […]

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Steelers Get First Preseason Win Of 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their first preseason game of 2014 Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills as kicker Shaun Suisham kicked a 20-yard-field goal as time expired. Suisham’s game winner was set up by a fumble recovery made by rookie undrafted linebacker Howard Jones following a sack of Bills quarterback Jeff Tuel by outside linebacker […]

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Steelers vs Bills Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers showed a lot to like in the first half of their second preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. Ben Roethlisberger led two touchdown drives on his first two possessions, hitting Antonio Brown and Markus Wheaton for the scores. The Steelers’ first-round pic, Ryan Shazier, made his debut, and did so in a big way, registering what I can […]

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