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AFC North Draft History Study: Linebackers

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…



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AFC North News Watch: Day 18

While the AFC North was free of any meaningful personnel moves yesterday, there was still a lot of news coming through the division pertaining to the future plans of each team as the league now turns its attention after the Owners Meetings to the 2015 NFL Draft in a little…





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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Ravens Sack Breakdown

Breaking down the five sacks allowed in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Wildcard loss to the Baltimore Ravens. 2nd and 10, 9:51 1st. Shotgun, 01 personnel. Steelers block with just their five lineman against a four man Ravens’ rush. Ben Roethlisberger’s first read is to hit Heath Miller on a quick out…


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Brief Cameo From Bruce Gradkowski A Valuable Showing

It took 33 games, but Bruce Gradkowski finally got a chance to throw a meaningful pass in a game for his hometown team, the Pittsburgh Steelers. It wasn’t the most ideal of circumstances, but in a way, perhaps, it was somewhat encouraging to see. Gradkowski, of course, had to come…


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An Early Steelers Free Agent Wishlist

Wipe away those tears? Fix that hole in the television? Good. Because though we’ll spend this week reviewing the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Baltimore Ravens, it’s time to start turning our attention to the offseason. I’ll throw out a list of possible free agents the Steelers could conceivably look…


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Steelers Film Room: Baltimore Ravens Scouting Report

For tonight’s Wildcard matchup, your Baltimore Ravens’ scouting report as they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE – Joe Flacco was a mess against the Houston Texans, completing under 50% of his passes and tossing three picks in his own territory. Problems start above the shoulders with #5. Poor read…


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Steelers LB Vince Williams Fined $8,268 For Taunting In Ravens Game

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Vince Williams sure was excited when the defense stopped Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro from scoring a two-point conversion late in the game Sunday night, but that excitement wound up costing him money. According to league reports, Williams was fined $8,268 by the NFL for taunting…



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Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. Second Half – Markus Wheaton showed tremendous effort on his end around. Could have gone for a loss but winds up gaining four. – Brett Keisel has been pretty quiet in my reports but a…


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Steelers vs Ravens II Film Review: Matt Spaeth

When the Pittsburgh Steelers get the chance to play with the lead, they tend to like to use more 12 and 21 personnel. Sometimes they like to use two tight ends in the beginning until they’re trailing as well. But they haven’t been trailing very often recently, and the playing…