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Steelers’ Offensive Line Named OL Of The Week

Hats off to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ front five. After a strong performance against the Indianapolis Colts, NFL.com’s Shaun O’Hara named them the offensive line of the week. That front five, of course, consists of: Alejandro Villanueva, Ramon Foster, Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, and Marcus Gilbert. Tack on Chris Hubbard too,…


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Steelers Not Thinking Ahead To Ravens Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers know full well where they are right now. through 11 games in their 16-game schedule, they are riding a two-game winning streak that has gotten them to a 6-5 record. They also know exactly where the Baltimore Ravens are—because they are right there with them. The Ravens…



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Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Browns Week 11

Here are some of my immediate gut reactions after the Pittsburgh Steelers broke their four-game losing streak in Week 11 against the winless Cleveland Browns. It was good to see a Steelers team that has struggled at the line of scrimmage for extended points throughout the season dominate at the…


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Steelers Vs. Browns: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 11

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the (0-10) Cleveland Browns on the road Sunday and will be attempting to break a four-game losing streak in the process. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with their fifth win of the…



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No Word Yet On Severity Of Pouncey’s Thumb Injury

Early in the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday loss to the Baltimore Ravens, center Maurkice Pouncey left the game with what was later reported as being a dislocated thumb on his snapping hand. While Pouncey did later return to the game, he wasn’t able to finish. “Pouncey had a dislocated finger,” Steelers…


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Steelers Spin: Week Nine Rants And Ramblings

It’s a familiar, hackneyed script in a B-movie, a sequel with a worn out storyline, heading to a big screen near you as the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the 3-4 Baltimore Ravens in the latest rerun of this former smash hit National Football League rivalry. The Steelers are coming off…


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2016 Midseason Review: Interior OL

We still have some time to kill before the Pittsburgh Steelers get back on the field, and their bye week happens to have fallen at a pretty appropriate time, so over the course of this week, we are going to bring you a sort of quick-hitter review of how the…


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Steelers Injury Report: Roethlisberger Limited Thursday; Heyward, Gilbert Full Participants

Will Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (knee) ultimately play Sunday in the team’s road game against the Baltimore Ravens? I certainly don’t know the answer to that question and the team’s Thursday injury report, as expected, doesn’t provide any insight as it relates to that topic. Roethlisberger practiced again on…



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Steelers Midseason Awards: Biggest Surprise/Disappointment

I know, I know. Technically, we’re not at the halfway point of the season. That’ll happen after Sunday’s game. But with the election coming up and a potential loss to the Baltimore Ravens, 95% of our viewership might have chucked their computers out the window. So we’re going to talk…


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Mike Munchak Says Steelers’ OL Needs To Clean Up Penalties

It’s been a revolving door for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line. And to their credit, it’s a group that has hung tough and done relatively well. But there is one area their coach, Mike Munchak, would like to see major improvement on. “Penalties. I think that’s something that for whatever…