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Steelers Would Make Ideal Trade Partner For RB-Needy Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in a great spot in the upcoming draft when it pertains to possibly trading down. The teams directly behind them all could be in the market for one of the top running backs in the draft, be it Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon or Georgia’s Todd Gurley. Detroit, Arizona, Baltimore and…



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Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Raiders

By Alex Kozora The weekly breakdown between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Starting kick coverage in no particular order. Terence Garvin, Robert Golden, Shamarko Thomas, Will Johnson, Stevenson Sylvester, Jarvis Jones, Will Allen, Antwon Blake, Cortez Allen, and William Gay….


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The Four Plays Against The Raiders That Got Jarvis Jones Demoted

For now, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones has lost the starting right outside linebacker job back to Jason Worilds as he was officially demoted on the depth chart on Tuesday. Jones play Sunday in the loss to the Oakland Raiders was the reason for the demotion and in reality,…


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Steelers May Have Shown Their Hand On Plans For Jarvis Jones

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones’ demotion effectively occurred at the 6:56 mark in the second quarter of the team’s loss this past Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. This was the 1st and 10 run from the Raiders’ 40-yard line in which Jones lost outside contain and…


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Timmons Says Pryor TD Run Was On Him

During a Monday night interview with Pittsburgh Steelers sideline reporter Craig Wolfley, linebacker Lawrence Timmons took responsibility for not properly defending the 93-yard touchdown run Sunday by Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor on the first play from scrimmage. “That was on me, for sure,” Timmons said. “I was so zoned…


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Steelers Versus Raiders Winners And Losers – Week 8

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Oakland Raiders 21-18 on Sunday and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below. Winners: Lawrence Timmons – Timmons had eight total tackles and six of them were within three yards…


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Hritz: Steelers Versus Raiders Preview And Prediction- Week 8

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers played their best game of the season this past week against the Baltimore Ravens, winning a game of the close variety by three points, and salvaging a glimmer of hope that the season can somehow be saved. Riding a two-game win streak, that glimmer…


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Stopping The Raiders Running Game Includes Stopping QB Terrelle Pryor

One of the biggest chores that the Pittsburgh Steelers defense will have this coming Sunday against the Oakland Raiders will be stopping the run. Not only will they have to focus on shutting down running backs Darren McFadden and Rashad Jennings, they will have quarterback Terrelle Pryor to worry about…


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Steelers Sign RB George Winn To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the open spot on their practice squad Tuesday by signing free agent rookie running back George Winn. Winn was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent out of Cincinnati in May and released less than one week later. The 5-foot-11, 210-pounder, gained…


A Look At The Steelers Defense Last Season Against The No Huddle

In previous post about the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line play last season, one of the commenters stated that he couldn\’t stand seeing Casey Hampton being forced to play on obvious passing downs because of the no huddle offenses the team faced. Following that comment, another person stated that once teams…




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Eagles Strengths Correspond With Steelers Weaknesses

By Jeremy Hritz There seems to be a quiet confidence for the Pittsburgh Steelers surrounding this Sunday’s contest against the Philadelphia Eagles. Whether that is attributable to the possible return of Troy Polamalu, James Harrison, and Rashard Mendenhall, or to the urgency that the Steelers have as the result of…



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Fantasy Rewind: Week 3 Versus Oakland Raiders

By Christopher DiMarino Steelers Versus Raiders Recap: This game was very different from what I thought it would be. I wasn’t surprised it was close, but I was surprised by the timeline of scoring events. The Steelers got started quick and scored with ease early. In the end, however, it…




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Brett Keisel Takes Blame For Steelers Loss To Raiders

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel took the Sunday loss to the Oakland Raiders pretty hard, and after the game he wanted all of the blame placed on his shoulders. “The offense played great,” said the Steelers defensive captain. “Like i said before, you can blame this loss on me…


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Steelers Versus Raiders Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

Rookie Kelvin Beachum starts the second half with a false start. Ben Roethlisberger was off the mark trying to drop a deep ball into Mike Wallace and the Steelers are facing second and long. On third down Roethlisberger misses Antonio Brown on the right sideline that would have likely moved…


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Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 3 – Raiders

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost 34-31 to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday and have now dropped to 1-2 on the young season. Below are 4 players that I thought had winning performances in the game and 4 more that had losing performances. Winners: Heath Miller – The fantastic start to the…