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Jimmy Graham’s Franchise Tag Arbitration Brings Up Questions About Position

Earlier this week, an arbitrator ruled that New Orleans Saints “pass catcher” Jimmy Graham is indeed a tight end, and not a wide receiver, as he attempted to argue. The purpose of the challenge was to contend that the Saint’s franchise tag placed upon him was undervalued, because the value of the franchise tag for […]

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48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 2 Versus Bengals

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tackling Week Two today, a 20-10 […]

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Speculation That James Harrison Might Return Bothers Steelers OLB Chris Carter

2014 is a contract year for Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Chris Carter, who is currently on pace to enter training camp as the backup to Jarvis Jones on the right side. Due to the lack of experienced and accomplished depth currently at the outside linebacker spots for the Steelers, there’s been a lot of speculation […]

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Running Against Different Fronts: How The Steelers Matched Up

By Alex Kozora It’s no secret the Pittsburgh Steelers run game struggled in 2014. They tied for 27th in the league in yards per game, a paltry 86.4. Only two teams had a worst yards per carry mark than Pittsburgh. Throughout the season and reviewing game tape, it seemed apparent the team struggled against 4-3 […]

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Free Agent LB James Harrison Looks Ready For 2014

It’s almost July and free agent linebacker James Harrison has yet to find a team to play for in 2014. The former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker is keeping himself in shape, however, should a team call him. Harrison, who turned 36 in May, has recently posted pictures of himself on his Instagram account and he […]

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2012, 2013 NFL Game Opening Drive Study

By Alex Kozora This past weekend, Dave Bryan posted an article containing Ben Roethlisberger’s career numbers on opening drives.  And as he wrote and a reader posted, a more full-fledged idea came out of it. Statistics are all relative. On the surface, it’s difficult to gauge how impressive Roethlisberger’s performance (37 touchdowns in 142 drives) […]

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Steelers Now Listed At 12/1 To Win AFC In 2014

While the Pittsburgh Steelers are still listed as 33/1 to win Super Bowl XLIX, they are now listed at 12/1 to win the AFC, according to the most recent Bovada update. Both the Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals are listed at +200 to win the AFC North. Growing confidence from the betting public? That’s the way […]

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ESPN Insider Believes Steelers Will Win AFC North In 2014

It’s still only June, but KC Joyner of ESPN.com believes the Pittsburgh Steelers will win the AFC North division after back-to-back 8-8 seasons. In his Wednesday Insider post, Joyner listed six reasons as to why he believes the Steelers will return to the top of the AFC North and we will have a look at each […]

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A Look Back At The Injury History Of Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey

You knew as soon as Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was signed to a contract extension that there would be people wanting to throw the injury prone tag out as a reason why the team shouldn’t have locked him up. It is true that during his first four seasons in the league that Pouncey has […]

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Art Rooney II Thinks Steelers Will Appear On Hard Knocks Sooner Or Later

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II was interviewed Wednesday morning at the Veritix Sports Facilities & Franchises 2014 and Ticketing Symposium that is taking place at the Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh and he might have dropped a hint as to whether or not his team will be the subject matter this year on […]

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Steelers Film Room: Scrape Concept Versus The Read Option

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why it happened. […]

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Video: Steelers WR Antonio Brown Rides A Silverback

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison remains unsigned following his March release from the Cincinnati Bengals, but the former undrafted Kent State product is keeping himself in shape in case he gets a call. On Friday, Harrison posted a video of himself dong a few push-ups with Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown sitting on his […]

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Bengals Claim WR Jasper Collins Off Of Waivers From Steelers

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jasper Collins wasn’t unemployed very long as the Cincinnati Bengals claimed him Thursday off of waivers. Collins, who wasn’t able to practice much during the first week of OTA practices because of an undisclosed injury, was waived Wednesday by the Steelers in order to make room for wide receiver C.J. […]

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Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Has Weight Up To About 325 Pounds

Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and current radio color man Craig Wolfley has been busy taking in the OTA practices and during his most recent podcast, he had an interesting piece of information concerning starting nose tackle Steve McLendon. “I didn’t realize it, his weight dropped,” said Wolfley of the 2013 version of McLendon. “He was […]

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Steelers Film Room: The Steve McLendon Myth

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why […]

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Steelers Film Room: Facing The 46 Defense

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why it happened. This will be an X’s […]

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Ravens Rookie RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Arrested After Breaking Taxi Cab Window

It hasn’t been a great offseason for the Baltimore Ravens when it comes to the police blotter. According to The Virginia Gazette, Ravens rookie running back Lorenzo Taliaferro was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with being drunk in public and destruction of property after he broke a window in a taxi cab. Taliaferro, who […]

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Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of New RB LeGarrette Blount

By Alex Kozora We’ll continue our free agency series with former New England Patriot running back LeGarrette Blount, who was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers on March 28th. In the four games I looked at, Blount always lined up in the backfield so there isn’t much to chart pre-snap. Post-snap charting is as follows. The number […]

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Adam Schein Takes Unsubstantiated Shot At 2013 Play Of Steelers G David DeCastro

It’s been a little while since analyst Adam Schein has taken a shot at the Pittsburgh Steelers, but he is now back on schedule thanks to his most recent piece on NFL.com. Schein’s latest offering revolves around eight players and one coordinator that he believes must take the next step forward in 2014 and he includes […]

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Report: Ravens RB Ray Rice Faces “Significant” Multi-Game Suspension

On Friday, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his wife, Janay Palmer, both met the media during a scheduled press conference for the first time since they were arrested following a February incident that took place in an elevator of an Atlantic City casino. During the awkward press conference that included some bad choice […]

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Football Outsiders Has The Steelers Winning AFC North In Early Projections

Now that the draft and bulk of free agency are both over, the analytic website Football Outsiders has now released their initial division projections for the 2014 season and they currently predict that the Pittsburgh Steelers will win the AFC North. Aaron Schatz wrote Thursday on ESPN.com how the site compiled these projections. We put together […]

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Former Steelers DL Kimo von Oelhoffen To Coach Western Oregon University Defensive Line

Kimo von Oelhoffen played six season on the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line from 2000-2005 and now he is passing on his knowledge to college athletes as a coach. On Tuesday, Western Oregon University announced the hiring of von Oelhoffen as their new defensive line coach. “I was fortunate to have some great mentors,” von Oelhoffen […]

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Know Thy AFC North Enemy: A Look At The Bengals 2014 Draft Class

We have already thoroughly broken down the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class, so now it’s time to look at what the other teams in the AFC North did. We already kicked this series off with a look at the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns 2014 drafts, so today we will look at what the Cincinnati […]

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Steelers Fall Three Spots In ESPN’s Post Draft NFL Power Rankings

What do the ESPN.com NFL experts think about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class and offseason moves made? By the looks of their latest power rankings, they’re not too impressed. Combined, voters John Clayton, Ashley Fox, Dan Graziano, Jamison Hensley, Mike Sando and Kevin Seifert have all spoken and they have the Steelers falling three […]

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AFC North Run On Cornerbacks Leaves Steelers Behind Division Trend

It’s not terribly surprising that a pair of cornerbacks went to the AFC North in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Somewhat more surprising would be the fact that neither of them ended up in Pennsylvania, but instead found their homes in Ohio. The Cleveland Browns got things started by trading from the […]

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Report: Cowboys Were Ready To Pounce On Ryan Shazier If Steelers Didn’t

If you are thinking that the Pittsburgh Steelers reached Thursday night in order to draft Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, you would be wrong, as the team picking right behind them was ready to pounce on him if bypassed. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh […]

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