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Mike Tomlin Will Consider Adding A Practice Squad Wide Receiver Later This Week

On Monday we speculated that the Pittsburgh Steelers might have to make a roster move at the end of the week because of the ankle injury suffered by starting wide receiver Antonio Brown in the win Sunday over the New York Giants. During his Tuesday press conference head coach Mike Tomlin termed Brown as doubtful […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Antonio Brown Doubtful For Chiefs Game

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his regular Tuesday press conference to talk about the win Sunday over the New York Giants and the upcoming Monday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Tomlin updated the injuries heading into the week and said wide receiver Antonio Brown (ankle) has an ankle sprain which leaves […]

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David Todd: Quick Thoughts – Steelers Giants

By David Todd Follow @DavidMTodd All the hype coming into this one surrounded the quarterbacks from the 2004 draft class, each of whom has piloted his team to two Super Bowl victories and each with a  well-deserved reputation of being among the best in late-game comeback situations. The Ben-Eli matchup was just the seventh-ever meeting […]

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Steelers Showing Balance In Three-Game Win Streak

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers earned their first signature win of a still young season yesterday against the defending Super Bowl champions. Despite multiple abhorrent calls against the Steelers, they still pounded their way to victory on offense, defense, and special teams. What is becoming clear about the 2012 Steelers is that they are […]

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Steelers Versus Giants Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. Chris Rainey gets the second half started with a great return that is keyed by a double team block made by Cameron Heyward and Leonard […]

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Injuries To Antonio Brown & Chris Rainey Could Force Roster Move By Sunday

Depending on how severe the injuries are to wide receiver Antonio Brown and running back Chris Rainey, the Pittsburgh Steelers might be forced to make a roster move later on in the week. The team dresses four wide receivers on a weekly basis with Rainey serving as an emergency fifth, so you can see the […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Giants Game Recap Episode

Season 3, Episode 38 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right into the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20 win Sunday over the New York Giants. Of course we have to talk about the bad officiating in the game and there are several calls to talk about. The phantom pass interference […]

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Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 9 – Giants

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday at MetLife Stadium and are now 5-3 on the season. Below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning and losing performances in the game. Winners: Isaac Redman – If 147 yards rushing on 26 carries to go along with the […]

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Steelers Versus Giants Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday at MetLife Stadium and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. Keenan Lewis got his night off to a good start by knocking away a deep pass intended for Hakeem Nicks on the first play […]

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Steelers Return Unit Provides 249 Hidden Yards In Win Over Giants

You have often heard me write and talk about the hidden yards in football games as it is a stat that is just finally starting to get its due. Whether it is yards after the catch or yards in the return game, they make the difference on a week to week basis and they set […]

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Rumors That Steelers RB Chris Rainey Suffered A Punctured Lung Are False

Rumors circulated that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey suffered a punctured lung and a broken rib in the win Sunday over the New York Giants, but those rumors proved to be false as the rookie flew back on the plane with the team according to Alby Oxenreiter on Twitter. Chris Rainey reported to have […]

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Steelers Overcome Bad Calls & Injuries To Beat Giants 24-20 – Game Recap

Running back Isaac Redman rushed for a 147 yards on 26 carries and scored from one yard out to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 24-20 win Sunday over the New York Giants in a game that was filled with bad calls against the black and gold. Redman, who got the start due to Rashard Mendenhall […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Antonio Brown & Chris Rainey Injured In Win Over Giants

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media for his post game press conference following the 24-20 win Sunday over the New York Giants at MetLife stadium. Tomlin said the team overcame a lot of adversity today. As far as injuries suffered in the game , Tomlin said linebacker Adrian Robinson (quad) suffered a […]

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Hritz: Steelers Versus Giants Preview & Prediction

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers game Sunday against the New York Giants is a matchup that many of us have been anticipating since the schedule was released, as it pits two elite quarterbacks against one another. While the outcome of the game will depend on more than just the play of Ben Roethlisberger and […]

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Steelers Redskins Week 8 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 8 win over the Washington Redskins. Player Notes: Nothing really eye popping this week as far as participation numbers went. Emmanuel Sanders saw an increase in snaps as he was the only wide receiver on the field late in the […]

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Steelers Versus Redskins Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. Cortez Allen makes the tackle on the opening kickoff of the second half. Robert Griffin III hits tight end Niles Paul on a […]

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Quick Thoughts – Steelers-Redskins

By David Todd Follow @DavidMTodd All the hype coming into this one was about the Redskins sensational rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III (and the Steelers 1934 throwback uniforms). Last week I wrote about Dick LeBeau and what the Steelers might do to slow him and the Redskins offense down. Mission accomplished. No doubt RGIII was hurt by […]

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Steelers Versus Redskins Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. A nice start by Jonathan Dwyer as he turns a possible stuff into positive yardage. The fake bubble screen that resulted in an explosive play […]

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Breaking Down The Direct Snap Play To Chris Rainey Against The Redskins

A few have asked for some animated gifs of the direct snap play to Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Chris Rainey against the Washington Redskins on Sunday, so here you go. I will lay this one out by players to watch as there is a lot going on here and it is best to watch […]

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Hritz: Observations From The Redskins Victory

By Jeremy Hritz What a difference two games can make? I have been critical of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense this year. The dearth of sacks and interceptions, combined with the inability to stop the run created for poor showings that resulted in losses against the Oakland Raiders and the Tennessee Titans. While the turnovers and […]

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Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 8 – Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and are now 4-3 on the season. Below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning performances in the game and 3 more players that deserve a little slap on the wrist. Ben Roethlisberger – Roethlisberger was surgical-like from […]

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Steelers Versus Redskins: Prediction & 7 Keys To The Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to begin the process of stacking several wins on Sunday at Heinz Field against the Washington Redskins and below are 7 things to watch for specifically in this game along with my prediction at the end of it. In case you missed it, here is the Wednesday podcast preview of the […]

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Steelers Bengals Week 7 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 7 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Player Notes: There were not too many surprises this past week on offense unless you consider the fact that all five offensive linemen were able to play every snap in this game. Running back […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Breakdown – Cincinnati Bengals – Week 7

Below is the week 7 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night. This was perhaps the best effort I have seen from an entire unit in some time as the run blocking was excellent. Outside of the three sacks allowed, and a few deep pressures, there wasn\’t much […]

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Steelers Versus Bengals Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 24-17 Sunday night and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. The Steelers give up some yards on the opening kickoff of the second half, but at least the reliable Curtis Brown is there to put […]

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Jonathan Dwyer Helped Steelers Run Game Get Explosive Sunday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers not only managed to rush for a 167 yards as a team in the Sunday night win over the Cincinnati Bengals, but they also were able to get a lot of those yards on the ground in chunks. Heading into the game against the Bengals, the Steelers had only recorded 7 runs […]

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