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Steelers Spin: Analysis Of Preseason Week One

The Pittsburgh Steelers launched their 2016 Super Bowl ambitions with a 17-30 preseason thud to the Detroit Lions. Yes. It’s just the first preseason game. No. There’s no reason to panic. Not by any means. But, dang, that was disappointing. With QB Ben Roethlisberger, WR Antonio Brown and RB Le’Veon…


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Steelers Film Room: Jerald Hawkins Vs Lions

The Pittsburgh Steelers bolstered their offensive line depth in the 2016 NFL Draft with the addition of tackle Jerald Hawkins in the fourth round. While he is expected to apprentice as the team’s fourth tackle as a rookie, likely inactive on game day, they see a future in him as…


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Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of QB Landry Jones’ Accuracy Against Lions

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their preseason opener Friday night to the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field and while quarterback Landry Jones started the game and completed just 6 of 12 passes for 55 yards and a touchdown, the tape shows and good performance from an accuracy standpoint. Jones actually attempted…


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National Media Also High On Steelers’ Coates

The Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is well underway and the pads are finally on. This has given the players an opportunity to show their physicality and football chops on the field, and thus provide exposure to the national media on how they are developing. One group in particular, the wide…





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2016 Camp Questions: Could Sammie Coates Start?

Training camp is now upon us, in case you have failed to take notice. The Pittsburgh Steelers reported to Latrobe on July 28, and began practicing the following day in preparation for their first preseason game on August 12, and eventually, for the 2016 regular season in April. Every NFL…



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Steelers Todd Haley Sings Praises Of Markus Wheaton, Sammie Coates

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley spoke with the folks at 93.7 The Fan this morning. Among the various topics they discussed, Haley spoke about filling the vacancy at receiver left by Martavis Bryant. The two focal points to fill this void are Markus Wheaton and Sammie Coates. Haley acknowledged…



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Training Camp Expectations: Wide Receiver

In less than two weeks, we’ll be at training camp, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90 man roster roll through 14 practices and four games. There will be so much to learn, tons of things going on, so I want to lay out some of my expectations and hopes for each…


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Loss Of Martavis Bryant Can’t Be Quantified In Preseason

When Ben Roethlisberger was healthy and Martavis Bryant returned from suspension, the Pittsburgh Steelers could have easily been said to boast the best group of wide receivers in the league—failing that, certainly one of the best. With first-team All-Pro Antonio Brown leading the way, Bryant added a dynamic element that…


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Steelers Offense Still No Fan Of Play Action

I happened upon a Tweet recently posted by Pro Football Focus which purported to show the quarterbacks who most frequently made use of the play action, and the names on the top of the list were not exactly surprising. Colin Kaepernick used play action nearly a third of the time…