Carl Nassib

Carl Nassib Making Splash Plays For Browns’ D-Line

Every time the Cleveland Browns draft a new regime, there seems to be at least a small contingent who appear to think that what the latest regime is doing is going to finally start righting the ship. They have, of course, but unilaterally wrong thus far, if you go by…

Robert Griffin III

RGIII’s Browns Debut Produces Explosive Plays For Offense And Defense

The Cleveland Browns debuted their new-look offense yesterday—or at least a decidedly vanilla flavoring of it, as this is, after all, the preseason—with quarterback Robert Griffin III under center, who led the unit for the team’s first two drives before giving way to the rest of the Brown’s four quarterbacks….


Week 17 Steelers Vs Browns: What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are visiting the Cleveland Browns in the regular season finale, but they are hoping that this will not be the final game of their campaign. They must win and get some help in the form of a Jets loss in order to secure a playoff berth in…

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Lance Moore Sees More Time As Martavis Bryant Struggles

For just the first time the entire season, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore logged more than 50 percent of the team’s snaps in a game on Sunday. Was it just a coincidence that it happened to come against the New Orleans Saints, the team that he played for before…

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Dolphins Victory Adds Another Guest To AFC Wildcard Derby

It was another day, another drop in the standing for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday as the Miami Dolphins’ come from behind victory over the New York Jets brought them even with the majority of the pack at 7-5; in fact, the win vaulted the Dolphins all the way to…

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Steelers Defense Must Build Off Of Texans Turnovers

Last night on Twitter, I wrote that the Pittsburgh Steelers had scored 17 points off of turnovers against the Houston Texans, mockingly adding “also, the Steelers have turnovers tonight”. The truth is, however, that the team has forced at least one turnover now in five straight games, reaching a season-high…

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Steelers vs Browns II Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Half of the Browns’ completions and the majority of their passing yards came against Cortez Allen. He was beaten for 31 yards by Travis Benjamin early in the…

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Steelers vs Browns II First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. On Dri Archer’s first kick return, Vince Williams missed his block, which got Archer tackled on the 14. The ‘start’ by Lance Moore was evidently a token gesture,…

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Statistics Favor Steelers Over Texans More Than Reality Might

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been riding an irritating trend thus far this season, having alternated wins and losses through the first six games. Their last game ended in an embarrassing defeat, so if that pattern is to hold, they must win against the Houston Texans on Monday night. History supports…

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Steelers Out Of The Zone Against Texans Rush Without Steve McLendon

The Pittsburgh Steelers were gashed on the ground by their opponents’ running games during the first two games of the season. Over the next three games, however, the numbers began to die down significantly. This resulted in triggering a false positive that the Steelers had ‘fixed’ their issues in the…

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Lance Moore Gets His Chance After Steelers Abandon The Run

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore started against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. And then he came off the field, after one snap, remaining on the sidelines for most of the rest of the first half. But it was Justin Brown standing on the sidelines during the second half, as…

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Steelers Show A 4-5-2 Goal Line Package Against Cleveland

It seemed odd to me when reviewing the snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Cleveland Browns that three of the four starting members of the secondary all played every snap but two. I realized that something must have occurred during the game that I missed to cause…

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Dri Archer’s Play Not Special Enough To Demand A Helmet

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly seem intent on finding more ways to get rookie running back Dri Archer involved and contributing to the team’s success. On Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, Archer carried the ball three times, received one pass, returned three kickoffs, and fielded one punt. On offense, he produced…