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Antonio Brown Has Off Day As Offense Struggles In Win Over Bengals

During the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season-opening victory over Washington, All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown was instrumental in the 38-point effort, leading the team with eight receptions for 126 yards and two touchdowns, both of which were produced on explosive plays in unconventional circumstances with respect to down and distance. Today, however,…


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Roethlisberger, Steelers Fight Through Mistakes, Hold Off Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers welcomed the Cincinnati Bengals to Heinz Field for their 2016 home opener. Although many thought it would quickly turn into yet another cage fight, both teams kept their emotions in check, and truthfully, produced quite the opposite of a firework display in a 24-16 Steelers victory. The…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and it will be their first divisional game of the 2016 regular season. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with a home win and 2-0 record….


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Status, Role Uncertain For Markus Wheaton

It appears as though Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton may be a game-time decision to make his 2016 debut this afternoon against the Bengals, after he missed the season opener with a shoulder injury, and in fact was sidelined for much of the preseason and through training camp….


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Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 2 – 2016

Week 2 – September 18, 2016 Location: Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Cincinnati Bengals The Pittsburgh Steelers started off the 2016 season with a bang! After a slow first quarter in Washington, the Steelers lit up the scoreboard with 38 points, posting highlight reel plays all night long. The…


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Pittsburgh Rewind: Steelers Vs Redskins Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-16 win over the Washington Redskins. First Half – Kick coverage from left to right: Shamarko Thomas-Jordan Dangerfield-Sammie Coates-L.J. Fort-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Sean Davis-Darrius Heyward-Bey-Artie Burns – Davis is likely supposed to be the flat defender and get width but he only gets…


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Steelers Recognize Differences Between Backs In Receiving Game

In many respects, as pure runners, Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and DeAngelo Williams might fairly be regarded as equals. Certainly their productivity as ball carriers has been similarly successful since they have been together on the same team. Williams may lack Bell’s suddenness in changing direction—which is elite-level—as…


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Steelers Film Room: Alejandro Villanueva Vs Redskins

From 2012 to 2016, the Pittsburgh Steelers have opened the season with four different starting left tackles. Alejandro Villanueva is the most recent, but he did start 12 games, including the playoffs, last season. Yet his development is still important to monitor given his lack of an offensive line background….


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Week 1 Steelers Offensive Charting Notes

As Alex Kozora did for the defense, I will do for the offense, using our charting from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ games to provide notes and insight into how the team is conducting the offense either in a specific game or over a given period of time. The first game against…


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Sammie Coates Looking To Stay On The Field

If there is one thing to be said for the absence of Markus Wheaton for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the regular season opener, it is that it gave the team the perfect opportunity to get a long look at the progress of second-year wide receiver Sammie Coates, who played extensively…


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Sack Breakdown: Steelers Vs Redskins

Only one blemish on the docket this week. Not too shabby for Week One. Let’s break it down. 1. 1:08 1st. 1st and 10. 12 personnel. Five block versus a four man rush. From our 30,000 foot view, where people like me will always be perched, it’s difficult to discern…



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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 1: Steelers Versus Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2016 season as one of the two featured games on Monday Night Football visiting FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins. The Steelers hadn’t been to Landover since 2008 when they struggled early, falling behind 6-0 after the first quarter, before turning things around…



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Roethlisberger Leans Exclusively On Top 5 Targets In Season Opener

Here is one stat from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Monday night victory over Washington that you might find surprising—I know I did. Throughout the length of the contest, on 37 pass attempts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger only completed a pass to five different targets. In fact, he only targeted those five players…