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Ben On Landry: He’s The Smartest QB I’ve Ever Been Around

It was supposed to be Landry Jones’ show. Until it wasn’t. And then it was Ben Roethlisberger’s spotlight. He yet again who shined in it as he’s done so many times before. But after the game, Roethlisberger deflected and heaped praise on the third year quarterback. “He is, above the…


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ESPN Ranks Steelers’ Season As Most Hurt By Injuries

The 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers have been snake-bitten like none other this season, and while they are not making any excuses for themselves, they are getting a bit of sympathy and recognition or their plight this year, battling and improbable list of injuries that has threatened to derail their season. In…


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Tyler Murphy Offers More Value Should Mike Vick Lose Backup QB Spot

With Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger at long last getting the long-awaited ‘probable’ designation for the team’s upcoming game, it would seem that the likelihood of Landry Jones or Mike Vick throwing another meaningful pass this season is becoming less and less. But what if Vick’s day in a uniform…


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Ben Roethlisberger Suited Up As Emergency QB Once Before

It looks as though Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger may be missing his fourth consecutive game tomorrow as he works his way back from an MCL sprain and bone bruise in his knee, which has kept him out since Week Three. But that doesn’t mean that he won’t dress for…



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Tomlin Does Not Plan To Add A Third Quarterback

With Ben Roethlisberger sidelined four to six weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers are now carrying only two healthy quarterbacks on the entire roster. And Mike Tomlin does not plan to add another body to that group. When asked directly if he would add another arm, he replied he didn’t “anticipate it…




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Landry Jones Set To Get First Game Day Helmet Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers used a fourth-round draft pick on quarterback Landry Jones in the 2013 NFL draft, hoping that he would in time develop to a level sufficient enough that they feel they can entrust him with the responsibilities of being the backup quarterback for Ben Roethlisberger. That has yet…


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Steelers’ Michael Vick Comes In Handy On Scout Team

There is a small—perhaps not so small—and certainly vocal segment of the Pittsburgh Steelers fan base that has expressed varying degrees of rage over the team’s decision to sign quarterback Michael Vick to serve as the backup to Ben Roethlisberger this season due to injury. There are a number of…


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Steelers Waive TE Cameron Clear From Reserve/Injured List

The Pittsburgh Steelers started the 2015 regular season with quite a few players on their Reserve/Injured list, but on Tuesday that group of players decreased by one. According to the Tuesday official NFL transaction release, tight end Cameron Clear has now been waived from the team’s Reserve/Injured list. Clear, who signed with the…


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Preseason Charting Notes: Offense

On the heels of the Pittsburgh Steelers releasing much of their 75-man roster to attempt to reach the league mandated mark of 53 players, I decided to look back at the Steelers preseason offense from an analytical and personnel usage perspective. I’ll explain everything as clearly as I can while…