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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Nominated For ESPY Award

ESPN revealed this year’s list of ESPY nominees on Wednesday and it included one Pittsburgh Steelers player. Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been nominated for the Best NFL Player ESPY after leading the league last season in receptions (129) and receiving yards (1,698). Brown will certainly need a lot of…


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NFL.com’s Sessler Ranks Steelers Backfield Fifth-Best In NFL

Glancing across the NFL landscape, there are some tremendously gifted running backs, ranging from last year’s leading rusher, DeMarco Murray, who turned his 1,845 yards into a five-year/$40 million payday from the Philadelphia Eagles, to aging stars like Adrian Peterson, who’s returning after missing most of 2014 due to a…



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Steelers Should Poke Around On Polk

Earning $1.542 million a season in 2015 as a backup running back in the NFL is probably not a bad gig if you can get it, but that payday wasn’t evidently big enough for Chris Polk to sign his restricted tender prior to the start of the Philadelphia Eagles offseason…


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The Optimist’s Take – Prep Work For Bell’s Suspension

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…



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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Named A 2015 Pro Bowl Captain

The four active player captains for the 2015 Pro Bowl have now been announced and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is one of them. Brown will be paired with Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on one team, while Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden and Dallas Cowboys running back…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers punctuated their regular season Sunday night at Heinz Field with a 27-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, clinching their first AFC North title since 2010. The Steelers finished the season on an impressive 8-2 run in their final ten games including winning their last four. Sunday night’s…



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Roethlisberger On Bell Workload: ‘As Long As He Stays Healthy That’s What Matters To Me’

During his Tuesday morning radio show, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said he hopes the team doesn’t run running back Le’Veon Bell into the ground. On Wednesday, the veteran signal-caller clarified those comments. “I know that we need to get him the ball and that’s running and passing. He played…



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Le’Veon Bell Rejuvenates Ground Game With Personal Bests

Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has already rushed for more yards than any back in team history during his first two seasons. Through the first 24 games of his career, he has amassed 1811 yards on the ground, with 860 coming in his rookie season, and 951 coming…



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Pro Football Focus Includes Roethlisberger, Brown On Midseason All-Pro Team

Pro Football Focus announced their Midseason All-Pro team on Wednesday and two Pittsburgh Steelers players were selected on the offensive side of the football. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger received the nod over Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady thanks mostly to his performance in the last two games. Khaled Elsayed writes: Pulled…


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Steelers Fantasy Football Stat Projections Versus Colts – Week 8 – 2014

By Tony DelSignore Jr. Week 8 – October 27, 2014 Location: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Indianapolis Colts After the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Houston Texans in primetime on Monday night, they will face another AFC South opponent, the Indianapolis Colts. The key to winning this matchup is the Steelers…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Texans

By David Todd Coming off three consecutive poor performances the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football at Heinz Field. The first of three consecutive home games versus AFC foes, this one had big ramifications for both teams as they came in with identical 3-3 records. The…


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Le’Veon Bell Is The Steelers’ True ‘Slash’ Weapon

Last night against the Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell posted a new career-high in receiving yards. And then he lost it after Ben Roethlisberger tossed him the ball to avoid a sack, resulting in a six-yard loss. Thus, instead of posting a new career-high 94 yards through…


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Meaningless Statistics Even More Meaningless In A Loss

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown recorded seven receptions for 118 yards against the Cleveland Browns yesterday. It was his third 100-yard receiving game of the season in six games, and he’s just three yards behind Jordy Nelson for the most receiving yards in the league with 629, averaging more…


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Steelers vs Jaguars Film Review: Le’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year running back Le’Veon Bell already has more than half of the total yards that he gained in his rookie season in just the first five games of the year. He added another 118 yards last week against the Jacksonville Jaguars to his season total for his fifth-straight…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Jaguars

By David Todd The Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to EverBank Field in Jacksonville Sunday to take on a winless team for the second week in a row. Coming off a home loss to winless Tampa, they were desperate for a win…and they got it, but it wasn’t pretty. The Steelers won…


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Le’Veon Bell Tops 100 Yards For Fifth Straight Game

Running back Le’Veon Bell is the first player in Pittsburgh Steelers history to gain at least 100 total yards in the first five games of a season, after gaining 118 yards on the ground and in the air yesterday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. More impressive is the pace at which…


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Le’Veon Bell Leads League With 461 Yards From Scrimmage

Correct me if I’m wrong, but my research tells me that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell leads all skill position players through the first three games of the season with 461 total yards from scrimmage. He and Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray are the only two running backs…