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Chris Rainey Out Of Jail Following Court Appearance; Girlfriend Claims No Crime Committed

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey was in court on Friday to face the simple battery chargers that stemmed from a Thursday altercation with his girlfriend. Rainey was released from jail Friday after his first appearance before a judge on his own recognizance after it was deemed that he would not be a flight […]

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Disappointing Season Of Steelers 2012 Draft Class Ends With Chris Rainey Being Released

The Pittsburgh Steelers parted ways with running back Chris Rainey on Thursday following his arrest for battery on his girlfriend earlier in the day. With his release it pretty much puts an exclamation point on the disappointing season had by the 2012 draft class. While not his fault, first-round draft pick David DeCastro was lost […]

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Steelers Waive Running Back Chris Rainey Following Thursday Arrest

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived running back Chris Rainey on Thursday following his arrest for a domestic battery incident in Gainesville, Fla. “Chris Rainey’s actions this morning were extremely disappointing,” Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said. “Under the circumstances and due to this conduct, Chris will no longer be a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.” Rainey, […]

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Report: Steelers RB Chris Rainey Arrested In Florida & Charged With Battery

Matt Watts of the Miami Herald is reporting Thursday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey was arrested this morning on a simple battery charge according to the Gainesville Police Department. Rainey, the Steelers fifth round draft pick from last April out of Florida, was arrested in September of 2010 and charged with […]

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In Need For A Lead: Steelers Need A Feature Runner in 2013

By Jeremy Hritz When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the running game, the names Harris, Bettis, Foster, and Parker come to mind. When you think of running backs on the current Steelers team, the names don’t exactly conjure up images of broken tackles, big runs, and streaks of 100-yard games. Consistency was a […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Needs Initial Look

I am already getting inundated with questions via Twitter and email on my thoughts about the Pittsburgh Steelers and the 2013 draft now that the season is over so I will now lay out my initial thoughts on draft needs as a starting point. I am not going to get into specific players yet as […]

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Steelers Bengals Week 16 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers 13-10 week 16 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Player Notes: The Steelers used their 11 personnel grouping featuring 3 wide receivers 29 times in this game out of the 63 charted plays. Chris Rainey played just 3 snaps but lined up […]

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Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 16 Bengals

Below are the initial week 16 offensive and defensive snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 13-10 loss Sunday to the Cincinnati Bengals. On offense the running backs were all rotated into the game quite a bit outside of Chris Rainey. Jonathan Dwyer led the way with 23 snaps and was followed closely by Isaac Redman […]

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Hritz: Steelers Versus Bengals Preview & Prediction – Week 16

By Jeremy Hritz Hritz 2012 Prediction Record: 8-6 RANKINGS Cincinnati Pittsburgh Offense 18th (347.6) 19th (345.1) Rushing 11th (120.3) 26th (96.5) Passing 17th (227.4) 10th (248.6) PPG 9th (25.4) 20th (21.6) Defense 12th (219.2) 1st (273.3) Rushing 9th (101) 4th (92.7) Passing 12th (219.2) 1st (180.6) PPG 10th (20.9) 8th (20.8) The Pittsburgh Steelers always […]

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Competition Analysis Week 16: Steelers Versus Bengals

By Chris DiMarino Overview: Well ladies and gentlemen, what a pinnacle game we have coming ahead. After another loss, spirits are down and the hope of a playoff berth is beginning to diminish. But there is still hope. Jeremy Hritz wrote an insightful article about the Pittsburgh Steelers downtrodden season that was brutal, but appropriate. […]

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Breaking Down The Ben Roethlisberger Incomplete Passes Against The Cowboys

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has taken a lot of heat for his performance in the 27-24 loss Sunday in overtime to the Dallas Cowboys. Nobody is arguing that the interception he threw on the second play in overtime was a horrible throw and it most certainly cost the Steelers the game. Several, however, are […]

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Is Chris Rainey Just Another Stefan Logan?

When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted running back Chris Rainey in the 5th round this past April I must admit that I was pretty excited. The comparisons to Dexter McCluster of the Kansas City Chiefs were obvious considering offensive coordinator Todd Haley drafted him as well. Rainey, however, has been a huge disappointment so far this […]

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Steelers Chargers Week 14 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 14 loss to the San Diego Chargers at Heinz Field. Player Notes: The Steelers used their 11 personnel grouping featuring 3 wide receivers quite a bit in this game and it was obviously due to being way behind. Plaxico Burress […]

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Steelers Versus Chargers Game Rewind – First Half Notes – Week 14

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the San Diego Chargers Sunday 34-24 and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. The quick screen to Mike Wallace on the first play was an excellent call to get Ben Roethlisberger an easy first throw and Wallace involved in […]

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Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 14 Chargers

Below are the initial week 14 non-penalty offensive and defensive snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-24 loss Sunday at Heinz Field to the San Diego Chargers. Wide receiver Plaxico Burress saw the field for 7 snaps in this game and even started as the Steelers opened up with a 4 wide receiver personnel grouping. […]

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Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 14 – Chargers

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the San Diego Chargers 34-24 Sunday at Heinz Field to drop their record to 7-6 on the season. Below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning and losing performances in the game and it sure was tough to come up with any winners this week. […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 13 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 13 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Player Notes: The Steelers only used their 11 personnel grouping featuring 3 wide receivers 24 times against the Ravens with 6 of those times coming on the final drive of the game. They used […]

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Wallace Remains Listed as Co-starter On Week 14 Depth Chart; Mendenhall The 3rd Running Back

The newest media release for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now out for the upcoming Week 14 game against the San Diego Chargers and the included depth chart shows no changes from last week as both Mike Wallace and Emmanuel Sanders are still listed as co-starters opposite Antonio Brown and Rashard Mendenhall remains listed as the […]

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Quick Thoughts: Steelers – Ravens II – David Todd

By David Todd Last week I led off with, “It doesn’t get much worse than that.” This week: It doesn’t get much better than that. Last week I finished with, “The Steelers playoff situation really hasn’t changed.” This week: while the win over Baltimore certainly helps, the Steelers playoff situation really hasn’t changed with wins […]

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Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 13 Ravens

Below are the initial week 13 offensive and defensive snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens Sunday. Despite head coach Mike Tomlin saying that wide receiver Plaxico Burress might be more involved in the offense this week, he only played 1 snap. He wouldn\’t have even got that had Mike […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens Game Rewind – Second Half Notes – Week 13

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 Sunday and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes in case you missed them. On the first offensive play of the second half Terrence Cody pushes Doug Legursky back into the pockets and gets the pass deflection. Not a […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens Game Rewind – First Half Notes – Week 13

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat to the Baltimore Ravens 23-20  Sunday and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. A really great effort by Ike Taylor on the first deep ball to Torrey Smith. Smith should have still come down with the ball, but Taylor hung […]

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Rashard Mendenhall Down, Still No Word Who Starts at Left Guard

The Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to dress eight offensive linemen for the first time this season, but there is still no word who will start at left guard even though Willie Colon is dressed and active. Colon was only able to practice on a limited basis on Friday and was the last linemen out the […]

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Competition Analysis Week 13: Steelers Versus Ravens

By Christopher DiMarino Fantasy Overview: What a mess. The Pittsburgh Steelers showed some of the worst football I’ve seen by an offense in a few years against the Cleveland Browns. It felt like I was watching one of those old cartoons where the character keeps falling down the slope of a mountain for what seems […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Breakdown – Cleveland Browns – Week 12

Below is the week 12 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Cleveland Browns Sunday. The Steelers ran 22 times in the game with two plays being flagged for holding. One was on Heath Miller, the other on Mike Adams. One hold negated a short run for a first down while the […]

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Steelers Versus Browns Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Cleveland Browns 20-14 Sunday and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes in case you missed them. The Steelers start off the second half with a quick screen to the right to Mike Wallace, but Mike Adams is flagged for holding […]

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