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What If The Steelers Had Signed Elvis Dumervil Instead Of The Ravens? 

There are numerous “what ifs?” that exist in the sports world. Some are franchise altering decisions that completely shift the landscaping hierarchy of conferences and leagues. What if the Portland Trailblazers had drafted Michael Jordan? What if the Indianapolis Colts selected Ryan Leaf instead of Peyton Manning? While certainly not…

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Pass Rush A Higher Priority Than Revamping The Secondary

For as much as we might want to talk about how badly the Pittsburgh Steelers need to fix their secondary, the more important issue has to be figuring out a way to generate more, and more consistent, pressure on the quarterback in passing situations. This past season, after finishing off…

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The Case For Not Re-signing Jason Worilds

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been going through defensive struggles since losing to the Denver Broncos in the wild card round of the playoffs in 2011. Secondary play has been abysmal at times. Tackling was poor in 2013 and portions of 2014. Inexcusable penalties gave opponents far better field position. And…


Pittsburgh, Big Ben Riding A Three-Game Postseason Losing Streak

Remember way back when, in, say, the late winter of 2011, when the Pittsburgh Steelers were about to take on Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers in Dallas, with the Steelers hoping to claim their seventh Lombardi Trophy in eight appearances? Remember all of the talk leading up to…


Steelers 2015 Opponents Now Set

After winning the AFC North Sunday night with a 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers opponents for the 2015 season have now been finalized. In 2015 the Steelers will host the Denver Broncos, Indianapolis Colts, Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers in addition to the Bengals, Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns. As…


Week 17 Sunday Afternoon Discussion Thread

With the Pittsburgh Steelers playing the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night for the AFC North title, we’ll all get a chance to sit back and watch the early games play out. Come kickoff tonight, we’ll know who the final AFC playoff team will be as well. We’ll use this thread to…


Steelers 2015 Opponents To Be Finalized Sunday

For several years now, the NFL has used a pretty simple plan for determining future opponents of every team in the league and because of that we’ve known for quite some time all but two of the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in 2015. By the time Sunday ends,…


Stopping Splash Plays In Run Defense Key For Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers run defense still can’t be considered great but it has managed to level out over the last several weeks. There is some natural regression at play but one of the largest factors in the Steelers’ moderate success is the denial of splash plays in the run game….