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Small-School RB Zenner Boasts Big-Time Production

When talking about the most productive running backs in this year’s class, the top honor is undoubtedly Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, right? I mean, his 4,915 rushing yards over his four seasons in Madison has to take the cake, right? Wrong. From 2011 to 2014, South Dakota State running back Zach…


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Steelers RB Josh Harris Working Hard At Becoming A Better Player

The Pittsburgh Steelers promoted running back Josh Harris to their 53 man roster last season after they parted ways with the disgruntled LeGarrette Blount and that move showed that the organization had some level of confidence in the former undrafted player out of Wake Forest. Being as his playing time…


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Steelers Must Do More Than Find A Returner To Improve Kickoffs

For the last few seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers have had a fairly unsettled situation at the position of kick returner. The last time the team has had any meaningfully consistent success at the position was when they actually kept a designated spot on the roster for a player whose sole…


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Steelers Hope Dri Archer Can Return To Return Duties

Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers believed that they found an immediate upgrade for their too often sub-par kick return game when they drafted running back Dri Archer in the third round. Archer was an accomplished kick returner in college, returning four of the 18 kickoffs that he fielded over his…


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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 Versus Bengals: An All-22 Primer

All-22 primer of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17 victory against the Cincinnati Bengals. – Ben Roethlisberger was dealing with a stomach bug that didn’t help matters but there were moments of “bad” Ben. Times where he was locking onto his first read – usually Antonio Brown – and flat out missing…


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Steelers Versus Chiefs: An All-22 Primer

The weekly All-22 primer of things I’ll be keeping in the back of my mind when watching the Coaches Tape of the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. – A couple of people have correctly pointed it out on Twitter. Ben Roethlisberger played a really good game. He…


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The Value Of Will Allen

With safety Troy Polamalu listed as doubtful for Sunday’s tilt against the Kansas City Chiefs, Will Allen is likely to start at strong safety. The clamoring to give second year safety Shamarko Thomas a shot has continued to escalate but starting Allen makes the most sense. Last Sunday showed the…


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Markus Wheaton The Latest Candidate In Kick Return Roulette

One of the most consistently dire areas for the Pittsburgh Steelers this season has been on special teams returns, and, more specifically, kickoff returns. Dri Archer had his chances, and then LeGarrette Blount was given his opportunity. Finally, the straw that broke the camel’s back finally dropped yesterday, and the…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Indianapolis Colts in a nationally-televised game on a beautiful late afternoon at Heinz Field and delivered one of the greatest offensive performances in franchise history. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 522 yards and six touchdowns leading the Steelers to a massively-entertaining 51-34 victory over the…



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Steelers Vs. Texans Game Rewind: Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week Seven victory against the Houston Texans. Second Half – Kick coverage unit from L-R: Cortez Allen, Robert Golden, Ross Ventrone, Terence Garvin, Vince Williams, Shaun Suisham, Will Allen, Will Johnson, Antwon Blake, Darrius Heyward-Bey, B.W. Webb. – Who is this…