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Steelers Defensive Changes Rooted In NFL History

In only three preseason games, Keith Butler has put a distinctive stamp on this Pittsburgh Steelers defense. A much more noticeable degree than anyone, myself included, anticipated. Some of the concepts might seem new to Steelers’ fans, but they’re not new to the league. Nothing is anymore. They’re taught, borrowed, tweaked…


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Steelers Vs Packers Film Room: L.T. Walton

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected defensive end L.T. Walton with their first selection in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, it was certainly a move that flew under the radar, figuring that he would likely be a practice squad candidate at best, as has been the case with…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Packers Breakdown

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-19 win over the Green Bay Packers. First Half – Kick coverage. Boykin-Golden-Wild-Garvin-Dupree-Hartley-Spence-Johnson-Dangerfield-Darby-Will Allen – The Packers spent their entire first drive in 20 personnel, two running backs and zero tight ends, leaving them with three receivers. Forced the Steelers into nickel the entire…


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Steelers Vs Packers Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Green Bay Packers by the score of 24-21 on Sunday, but they certainly lost more than they gained due to injury. Below are my notes and observations upon review of the first half of the game. Third-year quarterback Landry Jones began the second half as…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Preseason vs. Packers

Two of the best quarterbacks in the league. Two of the most storied franchises in NFL history. A possible glimpse into this year’s Super Bowl matchup? Could this be the game of the year already? No. It was just a preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay…


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Steelers Training Camp Recap: Defense

Yesterday, we walked through the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense player-by-player, recapping how each player performed during training camp. Today, we’ll do the same for the defense and punters. Cam Heyward: One of the best at his position, there wasn’t a need to pay attention to Heyward in camp. But it was…


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Steelers Training Camp Recap: Offense

For one of my final training camp evaluations, I’ll give a breakdown of each player currently on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90 man roster, just as I did at the mid-way point. A paragraph of my overall thoughts on each player based on what’s happened in training camp and the preseason….


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Steelers Vs Packers: What To Watch For

With the Pittsburgh Steelers having just said goodbye for the 50th time to Latrobe, PA, the defending AFC North champions are taking part in their third preseason this afternoon against the Green Bay Packers. The Steelers are still very much in the midst of a fact-finding mission, and the roster-building…


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Marczi 2015 Steelers 53-Man Roster Prediction: Post-Jaguars Game

Offense (24) Quarterback (3) – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski, Landry Jones Analysis: No changes. I’ve been telling you this whole time the Steelers are constitutionally opposed to carrying only two quarterbacks. That was reaffirmed recently. Running backs (3) – DeAngelo Williams, Dri Archer, Josh Harris Analysis: No changes. There’s no…


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Training Camp Diary: Day Eighteen

The last one. I promised myself I wouldn’t cry. I also might have had my fingers crossed when I said that.. – It was a low-key practice. Looked like the team had the option to practice in shorts, most choosing to don them instead of the pants with thigh pads….


Football: Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez (3) in action, making pass under pressure vs Pittsburgh Steelers Cam Thomas (96) during preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field.
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CREDIT: Al Tielemans (Photo by Al Tielemans /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)
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Cam Thomas More Comfortable In New Year, New Scheme

While veteran defensive lineman Cam Thomas has displayed notable improvement as he heads into his second season with the Pittsburgh Steelers, it doesn’t seem clear to me that it can be traced back to any one specific alteration. One factor that has certainly come into play is the fact that…


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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Second Preseason Game

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have another preseason game behind them, it’s time for another 53 man roster prediction. This time around my prediction hasn’t changed much as I only felt it necessary to make one adjustment on my 53 and two more on my practice squad. Feel free to chime in…


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Kozora 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Jaguars Game

As Dave Bryan, Jon Ledyard, and Matthew Marczi will do, I’ll update my Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster predictions. As we’ve written about, there aren’t many camp battles left for the 53. This roster won’t change a ton the rest of the way. But there are always slight variations in…


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Training Camp Diary: Day Seventeen

Welcome to Day Seventeen. Tomorrow the last one. We’ll save the tears for then, ok? Your daily report. – Injury roundup. C.J. Goodwin (unknown), David Nelson (left shoulder), Josh Harris (foot), Vince Williams (hamstring), Lawrence Timmons (toe), Cortez Allen (unknown), and Cameron Clear (right knee) were all out with injuries….


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Training Camp Diary: Day Sixteen

Final three days. Day Sixteen and I’ll tell ya what, today was a weird one. We’ll cover it throughout the post but with the rain, new plays, quarterbacks getting hit in the eye, and fights, this day had it all. – Injury roundup. Vince Williams, Lawrence Timmons, Josh Harris, David…