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Steelers Film Room: B.J. Finney Vs Chiefs

Many people were understandably anxious to get a good look at Pittsburgh Steelers first-year offensive lineman B.J. Finney making his first career start on Sunday night against the Chiefs, and, fortunately, he actually did quite well, with very few negative plays, and handful of above the line efforts as well….



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Week 4 Steelers Vs Chiefs – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are back home looking to right the ship after suffering their worst statistical loss in decades at the hands of the Eagles, and they are hoping to do so against Andy Reid’s Chiefs, whose offense served as the template for the one that just easily put up…


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Film Room: Chiefs’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Matthew Sottile and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Matthew will have a closer eye on the individual players. Alex’s Scheme Report Front Seven It’s a…


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Timmons’ Reliability Overlooked In 2015

Yes, he’s getting older. Yes, his contract is going to have to be reworked. But Lawrence Timmons is still playing at his consistent, reliable level Pittsburgh Steelers‘ fans should be used to by now. I’m not even talking about what he’s done with the snaps he’s played this year, though I’d point…


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Steelers Film Room: Le’Veon Bell Vs Chiefs

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell gets talked a lot around here, and rightfully so. He accounts for more of the team’s offense than anybody else, setting a new franchise mark for yards from scrimmage just last year. This year, he is already averaging over 100 yards on the ground…


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Steelers Film Room: Alejandro Villanueva Vs Chiefs

While anticipating Alejandro Villanueva’s first start for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it was not the end result that I was most interested in. It was obvious, given his limited experience, that mistakes would be made. What I was most interested in seeing was whether or not he would be able to…


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Week Seven Steelers Vs Chiefs Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers fell short in their comeback attempt Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, ultimately losing the first start of Landry Jones’ career by a score of 23-13. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Steelers entered the second half trailing 9-3…


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Week Seven Steelers Vs Chiefs First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers fell short in their comeback attempt Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, ultimately losing the first start of Landry Jones’ career by a score of 23-13. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Steelers wanted to get Jones on track…


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Steelers Film Room: Six Key Plays In Loss To Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped to 4-3 on Sunday with their 23-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and while there were several plays that played key factors in the loss, below are six of them that really had significant impacts, in my opinion. A lot of you probably forgot all…



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Steelers QB Landry Jones Went Deep A Lot In First Career Start

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones made his first career start Sunday in the team’s 23-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and the third-year player certainly can’t be accused of not trying to throw the ball down the field during the game. Jones, who completed just 16 of his 29…


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Recap: Steelers Shot Down At Arrowhead, Lose To Chiefs 23-13

Just when it seemed like the Pittsburgh Steelers were learning how to win without Ben Roethlisberger, the team managed a dud of a performance on the road in a 23-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The defense was in bend but don’t break mode from the outset, as the…


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Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs Scouting Report

Scouting report on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 16 opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs. OFFENSE – Alex Smith leads the bunch. You can call him a “game manager” and it’s true this isn’t a vertical offense but he’s still been a good QB. After throwing three picks in Week One, he’s…