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Keeping Russell Wilson Contained Key For Steelers’ Run Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken pride in their run defense this season, and rightfully so after beginning a turnaround from a steady drop off in recent years. While the defense ranked relatively favorably a year ago in terms of yards per game allowed on the ground, their yards per carry…


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Rushing Smart Key To Containing Russell Wilson

Growing up, I had a handheld football-shaped football game. It was incredibly difficult and every time the computer would score (read: always), a little pixelated dude would pop up and belt out, “you can’t stop me, you can only hope to contain me.” That’s Russell Wilson. Tough to stop, trying…


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Kozora: Week Eight Fantasy Football Preview

Happy Halloween Steelers’ Nation! It’s a holiday for the kids of course, much more than adults. And there’s that awkward teenager stage inbetween; the transition from when wearing costumes are acceptable and when it’s just kinda of…weird. When instead of dressing up, you ironically throw on a pair of cat…


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AFC North Week 6 Recap: Bengals Stay Perfect; Browns, Ravens Both Lose

The AFC North race now looks to be a two team battle with 11 weeks to play as the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals both further distanced themselves from the other two teams on Sunday with wins. That of course means that the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns both lost their Week 6 games. The Bengals remained…


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Steelers Defense Embracing Sub-Packages Under Keith Butler

Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau was certainly not averse to new ideas on the defensive side of the ball. After all, there are many staple features of today’s defenses that are rooted in some of LeBeau’s own innovations and refinements in years past. One principle that he remained…


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Steelers Secondary Preparing For Huge Test Monday Night

Before the regular season began, many NFL pundits were already speculating that the Pittsburgh Steelers may feature the worst secondary in the league. After Week 1 and Tom Brady’s four passing touchdowns, the speculation became an almost certainty. Not only could no one matchup with Rob Gronkowski or Julian Edelman…


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Steelers Film Room: Mike Mitchell Vs 49ers

Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Mike Mitchell is often hard up for positive press, or at least that has been the case throughout his thus far short Steelers career. He had an up and down first season with the team last year while he played through injury, and the fans—and media—let…