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2015 Player Exit Meetings – DL Cam Thomas

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis DL Cam Thomas – Unrestricted

Player: Cam Thomas Position: Defensive Lineman Experience: 6 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $2,500,000 2015 Season Breakdown: The Pittsburgh Steelers exited the 2013 season with enviable defensive line depth, but that tone has certainly taken a nosedive over the course of the past two seasons. During the…


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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis: DE Clifton Geathers – Unrestricted

Player: Clifton Geathers Position: Defensive End Experience: 6 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $665,000 2015 Season Breakdown: When the Steelers signed veteran journeyman defensive end Clifton Geathers to a one-year contract at the start of the 2015 offseason, it raised some eyebrows, even if he had spent…


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Part Of Defensive Line Depth Answer Could Come Internally

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a problem along their defensive line, but the problem doesn’t come from the front line; rather, the issue is that the team has nobody to play behind their two starting defensive ends, Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt. Of course, it needs to be noted that starting…


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Steelers 2016 Draft Needs: Defense Overview

With the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now firmly behind us, we can now take a good look at the teams 2016 draft needs. In this post, we will look at every defensive position group from a needs standpoint as the team enters the offseason. Defensive End – (Moderate Need) –…



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Steelers’ Topping Turnover Battle Helps End Three-Game Playoff Skid

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ first postseason victory since the 2010 AFC Championship game included six turovers. In their previous three postseason games, there were four, two, and three turnovers, respectively. The Steelers lost or tied the turnover margin in each of those games, all three of which they came out on…


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Jarvis Jones Authors Biggest Play Of Career In Steelers’ Victory

Third-year Pittsburgh Steelers first-round draft pick Jarvis Jones may not have lit up the stats sheet, as usual playing in a rotation at right outside linebacker with James Harrison, but he did orchestrate the biggest play of his career, which helped Pittsburgh win their first playoff game in five years….


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Bengals Ebb While Steelers Flow To Triumph In Tug-Of-War

I would be lying if I said that I had ever personally seen such a crazy, up-and-down game while covering the Pittsburgh Steelers—at the very least, not with this much on the line. And granted, I haven’t been covering the team for all that long. In fact, this is the…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Bengals

It can’t get weirder. This game. It had it all. I can’t top it. But I’ll do my best. Your stats of the weird. From whatever this was. – As always, we start with the score. This was the first 18-16 final in NFL playoff history. Only the 7th game…


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Steelers Vs. Browns: Player Snap Counts – Week 17

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday win over the Cleveland Browns are now in and there are a few things worth noting in the numbers. Running back Fitzgerald Toussaint played a career-high 33 snaps against the Browns after being forced into the game replace injured starter DeAngelo Williams. Wide…


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Presents From The 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you, Steelers’ Nation. Because Christmas Day is finally here, I wanted to make a list of gifts we’ve gotten from the Pittsburgh Steelers all season long. And the cheer they’ve brought to us, even in an emotional, roller coaster season. What a year it…


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Front Seven Focus: Steelers Vs Broncos DL Breakdown

The front seven of a defense is one of the most cohesive units on a football team. Each position relies on their neighbor to help anchor the defense. Much like the defensive formation of the ancient Spartans if there is one crack in the line the whole unit will fall….


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Steelers’ Blowouts Giving Heyward And Tuitt Rest

I’m not one that gets fixated on certain issues and topics. There are easy, hot button ones out there. I want to run an experiment where I just type “Antwon Blake” in the title, leave the article empty, and see how many comments it gets. I’m guessing over 100. But…


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Steelers Defensive Charting: First Three Quarters Of Season

– Not counting any pre-snap penalties, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense has seen the field for 810 snaps in 2015. That puts them on pace for exactly 1080 snaps on the season. – The Steelers have been in nickel 531 times. They’ve been in base 3-4 246 times. Percentage-wise, that’s nickel…