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Brief Cameo From Bruce Gradkowski A Valuable Showing

It took 33 games, but Bruce Gradkowski finally got a chance to throw a meaningful pass in a game for his hometown team, the Pittsburgh Steelers. It wasn’t the most ideal of circumstances, but in a way, perhaps, it was somewhat encouraging to see. Gradkowski, of course, had to come…


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League Failed Steelers On Issue Of Player Safety Late In Loss

A lot of things went wrong for the Pittsburgh Steelers on their home turf on Saturday night en route to dropping their first playoff appearance in three years to the Baltimore Ravens by the score of 30-17. There was, for example, the Terrell Suggs interception of a Ben Roethlisberger pass…


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Steelers Vs. Chiefs Game Rewind – Second Half

Week 16 game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Second Half – Darrius Heyward-Bey with a tackle on the opening second half KO. Again, great day from him and a big reason why the Chiefs’ dangerous kick returners were held in check. – Nice…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 15 vs. Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers are on the roll their fans dreamed of with yet another impressive victory, this time with a 20-12 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. The game had everything you want with action, adventure and vengeance well served. Now they have clinched a berth in the playoffs the…



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Justin Bieber Attends Steelers Bible Study

The Pittsburgh Steelers apparently had bible study Saturday night and Justin Bieber was in attendance. Yeah, I am having a hard time wrapping my head around this as well. I reached out to Steelers PR man Burt Lauten about this and he claims he had nothing to do with it….


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Dick LeBeau On Stephon Tuitt: ‘We’re Looking To Get Him In There’

While he only played 12 snaps in the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-9 win Sunday of the Jacksonville Jaguars, rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt managed to make an impact during a couple of them. According to several media reports, he’s followed that game up with a solid week of practice. During his…


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Steelers vs Panthers Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 37-19 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night. Once again, the Steelers opened the half in their base defense. Much unlike the first half, however, they began missing tackles. Cam Thomas and Ryan Shazier were…


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Gradkowski, Hubbard Make Their Debuts In Blowout Steelers Victory

It’s rarely a good thing to see your team’s backup quarterback in the game, especially for Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers, a team that doesn’t blow a lot of teams away on the scoreboard with a veteran quarterback that almost always misses at least a start or two every…


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Steelers Vs. Panthers: Player Snap Counts Week 3

Below are the player snap counts for the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night win over the Carolina Panthers, according to the official gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our game charting. As far as the offense goes, there are no big surprises outside of wide receiver Lance…


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Steelers Versus Browns Week 1 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Cleveland Browns Sunday at Heinz Field in the 2014 regular season opener and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Landry Jones – Jones made the roster…



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Marczi: Steelers 53-Man Roster Prediction – Final Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers have completed their slate of preseason games, and in fact will be trimming their roster down to 53 players later today. They signed a late addition in the recently released B.W. Webb, a second-year fourth-round cornerback, which certainly throws a monkey wrench into my decision-making here, but…




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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Martavis Bryant

Although the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t necessarily counting on rookie receiver Martavis Bryant to become an integral part of the offense in his first year, Ben Roethlisberger and the rest of the offense would certainly like to see him force his way into the equation. His performances thus far in the…


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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Wesley Johnson

For the second game in a row, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson logged significant time at center, and once again, he acquitted himself well, played above the line, and undoubtedly inspired another cliché or two in the process. It’s not that Johnson is vying for a starting job…




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Steelers Not Expected To Play QB Ben Roethlisberger Against Panthers

You likely won’t have to worry about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger getting injured in the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers as the veteran said Monday he’s not expecting to play Thursday night, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Ben wont play Thirsday — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette)…



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Steelers vs Eagles – Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Steelers’ first-team offense in against the Eagles’ reserve defense. Quickly forces a third and nine. Markus Wheaton’s 10-yard reception kept the drive going. Le’Veon Bell with a false…


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Steelers Lacking In Red Zone Opportunities, Performance

The Pittsburgh Steelers have scored five offensive touchdowns through three preseason games. Two of them have come from within the red zone. None of them have come on the ground. In fact, the Steelers have gotten very little red zone work, which is partially explained by touchdown receptions going for…



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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…