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Steelers Versus Bills Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Breakdown of the four sacks the Pittsburgh Steelers allowed in Sunday’s win (rejoice Steelers Depot readers!) over the Buffalo Bills. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE 1. 3rd and 7, 9:29 2nd. Shotgun, 11 personnel. Five blocking vs a four man rush. Tackle/end stunt vs David DeCastro and Guy Whimper. End loops […]

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Steelers Versus Bills – Second Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Jarvis Jones sure got an ear-full after the special teams penalty. The Steelers really hurt themselves on special teams with stupid mistakes. In the first half, they were offsides on a kickoff. In the second half, Shaun Suisham sent one out of bounds before the end zone. Will Allen played 32 snaps […]

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Steelers Versus Bills – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi The Steelers really made it a point to significantly feature Mike Adams throughout the game, and since he’s been used at tight end. In the four games since his demotion, he’s played 117 snaps, including 28 this week. They broke out the Wildcat early this week, but they did so with a […]

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In Case You Didn’t Realize, The Steelers Don’t Give Up

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers just struck a blow to their 2014 Draft stock by busting out their third win in nine attempts yesterday against the Buffalo Bills. Did you really expect the Steelers to do anything different? I sincerely hope that nobody actually thought that Pittsburgh would fold on this season just because […]

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Guy Whimper Against The New England Patriots

By Matthew Marczi Considering the fact that both Marcus Gilbert and Mike Adams are questionable to play today, there is a strong possibility that we will be seeing even more of Guy Whimper. Although he had a fairly quiet game against the New England Patriots—in the good sense—he did have some issues at guard. The […]

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Ramon Foster Developing Into An Asset In Pass Protection

By Matthew Marczi Because of his unheralded entrance into the team and his lack of pedigree, left guard Ramon Foster has by and large gone unnoticed amidst the attention and scrutiny paid the other linemen, whether it is due to their draft positions and expectations or the fact that they are expected to step in […]

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Steelers Injury Report: T Mike Adams Added Friday As Questionable; T Marcus Gilbert Also Questionable

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Friday practice and the final injury report of the week is now out and it includes one new player. Tackle Mike Adams (ribs) was added on Friday after not practicing with a rib injury and is listed as questionable. Tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle) is also listed as […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Tackles Kelvin Beachum And Marcus Gilbert Still Limited

The Thursday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now in and it includes some good news, as several players that were limited on Wednesday were able to practice fully on day two. Guard David DeCastro (ankle), defensive end Cameron Heyward (knee) and wide receiver Markus Wheaton (finger) all practiced fully for a second straight […]

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Steelers Injury Report: David DeCastro And Markus Wheaton Both Practice Fully

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their first injury report of the week as the prepare to host the Buffalo Bills this coming Sunday and only two players were listed on it as not practicing Wednesday. Cornerback Ike Taylor (concussion) and linebacker Vince Williams (concussion) were both sidelined Wednesday as they continue to undergo testing […]

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Steelers Injury Report: G David DeCastro & WR Markus Wheaton Cleared To Practice

During his Tuesday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin updated the injury situation as the team will now prepare to host the Buffalo Bills this Sunday at Heinz Field. Guard David DeCastro (ankle) and wide receiver Markus Wheaton (finger) have both been cleared to practice Wednesday, according to Tomlin. DeCastro was inactive this […]

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With The Steelers Season In Flames – Ten Questions That Demand An Answer

By Michael K Reynolds Not only have the Pittsburgh Steelers thinned their playoff chances down to a mathematical miracle over the weekend, they did so with historic flare. With the worst defensive effort in Black and Gold history, the team is not only out of it, but appears to be drifting in the wrong direction. […]

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Steelers Versus Patriots Winners And Losers

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the New England Patriots 55-31 on Sunday and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below and I do expect a ton of them. Winners: Jerricho Cotchery – Seven catches for 96 yards and three touchdowns makes […]

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Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Leaves Patriots Game With A Right Ankle Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert has left the game against the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter with a right ankle after being rolled up on from behind during a pass by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Gilbert was replace by Mike Adams. The Steelers only dressed seven offensive linemen for the game as guard […]

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Steelers Patriots Week 9 Inactives

Below are the inactive players for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013, week 9 Sunday game against the New England Patriots. The inactive list is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Steelers QB Landry Jones WR Markus Wheaton G David DeCastro NT Hebron Fangupo CB Curtis Brown TE Richard Gordon LB Kion Wilson Patriots LB Steve Beauharnais […]

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Hritz: Steelers Versus Patriots Preview And Prediction – Week 9

By Jeremy Hritz While there was uncertainty at the beginning of the 2013 season as to what type of team the Pittsburgh Steelers would field, predicting a 2-5 record after seven games seemed to be as unlikely as the Steelers going 19-0 and winning their seventh Super Bowl title. What seemed improbable during the offseason […]

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Steelers Versus Patriots: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 9

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the New England Patriots Sunday at Gillette Stadium and below are seven things to watch for in the game. That Guy At Right Guard – The Steelers best offensive lineman, David DeCastro, will sit out this game with a right ankle injury suffered last week and he will likely […]

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Kelvin Beachum Unsettled Against The Oakland Raiders

By Matthew Marczi Last week, for some reason, I felt that Kelvin Beachum was starting to settle in at left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but it turns out that probably had a lot to do with the soft Baltimore Ravens defense. He struggled a fair bit last week going up against the Oakland Raiders, […]

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Steelers Versus Patriots Week 9 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the New England Patriots Sunday at Gillette Stadium and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Landry Jones – This will mark the eighth straight game that the rookie […]

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Steelers Decide Not To Promote G Chris Hubbard From Practice Squad

The official NFL league transactions are now in for Saturday and the Pittsburgh Steelers have chosen not to promote guard Chris Hubbard from the practice squad. With David DeCastro ruled out on the Friday injury report with an ankle injury, this means the Steelers will only dress seven offensive linemen on Sunday for the game […]

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Breakdown Of Steelers T Mike Adams Versus Raiders

By Alex Kozora A breakdown of Mike Adams’ snaps versus the Oakland Raiders. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Drive Snaps: 1 Run/Pass Block: 0/0 Pass Route: 1 Play-by-Play 1. 2nd and 10, 14:36 1st. Reports as an eligible receiver at RT. Runs a drag route. Don’t know why he would be asked to […]

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Steelers Might Have To Promote G Chris Hubbard From The Practice Squad On Saturday

With Pittsburgh Steelers right guard David DeCastro now officially ruled out for the Sunday game against the New England Patriots with an ankle injury, the team will now have to decide whether or not to promote an offensive linemen from the practice squad on Saturday. The loss of DeCastro leaves the Steelers with only seven […]

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Steelers Injury Report: G David DeCastro Ruled Out For Patriots Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their final injury report for the week for the Sunday game against the New England Patriots and it includes some bad news in regards to the offensive line. Guard David DeCastro (ankle) was unable to practice once again and as a result has been ruled out for the game. […]

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Three-Play Sequence Highlights David DeCastro’s Growth In Pass Protection

By Matthew Marczi Although it ultimately sputtered out thanks to a missed field goal courtesy of Shaun Suisham and his former holder, Zoltan Mesko, the final drive of the first half was a productive one for the Pittsburgh Steelers in one respect: it provided a microscopic look into the macroscopic growth that guard David DeCastro […]

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Try As They Might, Steelers Unable To Bury Themselves

By Matthew Marczi Sometimes it seems as though the Pittsburgh Steelers are simply powerless to dig their own grave. The rest of the AFC North is digging too, and they are all throwing their dirt into Pittsburgh’s plot. That theme continued last night when the Cincinnati Bengals found yet another new and spectacular way to […]

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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. – On kick returns. Garvin, […]

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Steelers Injury Report: G David DeCastro Still Sidelined On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now submitted their Thursday injury report and it includes a few changes from the one issued Wednesday. Not practicing again on Thursday were guard David DeCastro (ankle) and cornerback Curtis Brown (not injury related). As far as DeCastro goes, there still seems to be hope that he will be able to […]

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