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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Bills Breakdown

My game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-19 loss against the Buffalo Bills. First Half – Kick return unit. The front five: L.J. Fort, Bud Dupree, Shayon Green, Alden Darby, and Jordan Dangerfield. Ian Wild/Jesse James a pairing with L.T. Walton and Roosevelt Nix forming the wedge. Josh Harris served…


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Five Steelers Players Who Can Really Help Themselves Against Packers

The Pittsburgh Steelers third preseason game of 2015 will take place Sunday at Heinz Field against the Green Bay Packers and even though the team has now broken training camp, a few roster spot battles will continue on over the course of the next several weeks. Below are five players…


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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….


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20 Things We’ll Miss About Training Camp

As the final week of training camp winds down, it has come to my attention that for many of these players, this will be the last time we get to see them on the practice fields of St. Vincent College. And while their on-field contributions likely won’t be missed, this…


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Steelers Training Camp Stock Report: Day 14

You would think that after two preseason games and three weeks of training camp practices, that the energy might be a bit down heading into the final five practices of camp, but not so on Sunday. Even if the players had any ideas about taking it easy, Mike Tomlin made…


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Game Rewind: Steelers vs Jaguars Breakdown

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-21 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. First Half – Kick return unit. Missing the players between the wedge and front five. Camera angles are always so poor and the lack of returns don’t help. Front five: Anthony Chickillo, Bud Dupree, Arthur Moats, Terence Garvin,…


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Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Jaguars Winners/Losers

Your winners and losers from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-21 preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. WINNERS:  James Harrison: The 37 year old got his first game action this year after officially joining practice on Tuesday. He responded with a sack, his classic rip move under Luke Joeckel to sack and create a…


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Steelers Training Camp Diary: Day Twelve

Welcome back to your training camp report. Been a few days since we’ve written one of these? So let’s not waste time and jump right in. – Injury front. Lot of guys back working today. Shamarko Thomas, DeAngelo Williams, Ramon Foster, Martavis Bryant, Jarvis Jones, James Harrison, and Cortez Allen…


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Training Camp Diary: Day Eleven

Welcome to Day Eleven. Last day of practice before the team’s Hall of Fame game. As I tweeted, and maybe mentioned in yesterday’s report, we’re to the point where you learn less about the players in practice. It’s really just about seeing guys compete. You know their overall skillset. Game…


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Brandon Boykin Getting Chances To Do A Bit Of Everything

Back in Philadelphia, fourth-year cornerback Brandon Boykin told his head coach that he wanted to be given a fair opportunity to play outside and log starter’s snaps. That opportunity never materialized before he was traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers late last week. Since traveling west on the Pennsylvania highways, Boykin…


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Steelers’ Chisholm Still Playing With Chip On His Shoulder

Do you want to play football? A simple question with some life-changing results. It was what running back Jawon Chisholm heard first from Akron and now, the Pittsburgh Steelers. The answer an easy one. “Heck yeah, I want to play football.” But to understand the journey is to understand Chisholm….


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Training Camp Diary: Day Eight

A slightly damp day eight but overall, the rain held off and we’ve been very lucky avoiding it so far. Today was the first sight of any rain so hey, can’t complain. Let’s get into the notes. Friendly reminder that the team is off tomorrow. Will be back on Wednesday….


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Six

Day seven and the home stretch of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ six consecutive practice. Today was more physical and energetic than I anticipated following a night practice. Definitely not a boring day. Let’s hop to it. – It also unfortunately wasn’t a healthy day as several players didn’t finish practice. Ryan Shazier, Gerod Holliman, Josh Harris, Shamarko…



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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 4

Another blazingly hot day in Latrobe, conditions that were hard enough to just stand in, let alone practice in full pads. The players handled the heat well, with a lively practice that didn’t have quite as much contact as Wednesday’s, but still provided plenty of entertainment. Daily stock report… Stock…