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Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams Has An Explosive Past

The Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely need three solid starts at the beginning of the 2015 season out of veteran running back DeAngelo Williams unless starter Le’Veon Bell has his suspension reduced via the appeal process. Even though he’s now on the wrong side of 30, Williams doesn’t have…


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Assessing The Steelers Alternatives: Running Back

As I’ve read through the site, I’ve seen many fans and fellow writers on social media express their desire for the Pittsburgh Steelers to bring in free agents to provide depth at a few key positions. This got me thinking. Are there really players available right now that fit what…


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Archer Looks To Have “McCluster-Like” Role In 2015

Much has been said about the Steelers’ third round draft choice in 2014 being spent on a role player in Dri Archer, but for comparisons sake, there is hope to be had. His stat line of 10 carries for 40 yards and 7 catches for 23 yards is inexcusable for…




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Is Pittsburgh’s Front Office Too Enamored By Speed?

We’ve all heard the cliche “speed kills” and on the football field, a tenth of a second can mean the difference between an 80-yard touchdown or a 2-yard gain. With their 2014 draft class full of explosive, speedy players, it’s food for thought as to whether the Pittsburgh Steelers front…


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Was RB Dri Archer In The 3rd Round A Wasted Pick?

With their third round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted the speedy 5-foot-8, 173 pound dynamo of a running back in Dri Archer. Turning the NFL Combine on fire with his blistering 40-yard dash time of 4.26, the second-fastest time since the NFL began measuring times…



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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Cameron Heyward

Outside of some early struggles in defending the run, trying to contain Michael Vick, and one really bad pass play, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense actually had a pretty respectable game against the New York Jets. The home team only put up 20 points total, which was aided by four turnovers…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review Lawrence Timmons

Outside of a rough season opener, Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been among the best linebackers in the league against the run over the course of the remainder of the season since then. Timmons has not had the most consistent season of his career in terms of his…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Daniel McCullers

If you follow this site, then you’ve no doubt heard that rookie nose tackle Daniel McCullers is reportedly in line to make his first career start—assuming the Pittsburgh Steelers open in their base defense—on Monday night. If he does start, then that means nose tackle Steve McLendon will be sitting…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Vince Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers looked like the nickel defense would be their bread and butter entering this season, but it hasn’t exactly worked out that way. Of course, the long-term injury to Ike Taylor and the demotion of Cortez Allen—the team’s two starting cornerbacks—didn’t make that plan any more accessible. But…


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Steelers vs Jets First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 20-13 loss to the New York Jets. The Jets gave Percy Harvin an end around on the first play of the game. Arthur Moats played too shallow of an angle and allowed Harvin to…


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Steelers vs Jets – What To Watch For On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently riding a three-game winning streak, with each victory more convincing than the last, against seemingly quality opponents. They are three games over .500 for the first time since the middle of the 2012 season, after which they proceeded to drop 11 out of their subsequent…


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Steelers Film Room: New York Jets Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Brief scouting report of the New York Jets as they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday afternoon. OFFENSE – Michael Vick certainly isn’t the elixir but he appears to be a stabilizing force that Geno Smith wasn’t. He’s still a threat with his legs and has gotten…