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Former Steelers CB Bryant McFadden Weighs In On Recent Release Of Eagles WR DeSean Jackson

By Josh Svetz While “The Ike Taylor Show” may primarily be a Pittsburgh Steelers discussion show, host Ike Taylor likes to touch on all sports topics, including controversies. On Tuesday’s edition of the show, Taylor and fill-in co-host, former Steelers cornerback Bryant McFadden, did just that as they discussed the recent release of former Philadelphia […]

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WR DeSean Jackson Released By Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles parted ways Friday with wide receiver DeSean Jackson after attempts to traded him reportedly failed. It was only a matter of time before the divorce between the Eagles and Jackson took place and several speculate that the receiver’s ties to gangs might be the primary reason he was jettisoned. Eagles head coach Chip […]

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Jerricho Cotchery Is The Most Valuable Receiver In The NFL

By Matthew Marczi Would you believe me if I told you that Jerricho Cotchery is the most valuable wide receiver in the league on a per-play basis? That’s what Football Outsiders thinks. According to their statistics, the veteran slot receiver ranks first in the league among wide receivers in their own Defense-adjusted Value Over Average […]

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Pausing To Reflect On Antonio Brown’s 2013 Season

By Matthew Marczi This past game against the Detroit Lions, wide receiver Antonio Brown had just his second career two-touchdown game—both came this season. And anybody who watched the game knows that it should have been a three-touchdown game, but Brown dropped a ball in the end zone from the one-yard line. Still, he finished […]

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Steelers Versus Eagles Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

On Monday I posted my first half notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-14 over the Philadelphia Eagles and now I have finally compiled the second half notes once again after I accidentally deleted them. I am glad that happened though as it brought a few more things to my attention when I went back through […]

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Steelers Versus Eagles Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 16-14 on Sunday and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. Nice bracket coverage on the early deep pass Jeremy Maclin by both Ike Taylor and Ryan Clark. The defense had the Eagles in a 3rd and long, […]

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Fantasy Predictions & Analysis Week 5: Steelers Versus Eagles

Fantasy Overview: The Philadelphia Eagles are looking good going into Week 5. They have a tough defense and their offense is proving that it can compete in tough games. A close victory over the New York Giants is the Eagles latest accomplishment and they have overcome a lot of issues to get to their 3-1 […]

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Steelers Eagles Game Preview – Week 5

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday at Heinz Field and below is a preview breakdown of the game from an offensive, defensive and special teams perspective. Steelers On Offense: On Sunday the Steelers will play an Eagles defense that has allowed an average of 3.81 yards per carry and 91.5 yards rushing […]

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Eagles Strengths Correspond With Steelers Weaknesses

By Jeremy Hritz There seems to be a quiet confidence for the Pittsburgh Steelers surrounding this Sunday’s contest against the Philadelphia Eagles. Whether that is attributable to the possible return of Troy Polamalu, James Harrison, and Rashard Mendenhall, or to the urgency that the Steelers have as the result of potentially being 1-3 if they […]

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Eagles TE Brent Celek Has Been Explosive So Far This Season

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller is off to a tremendous start in 2012 as he has registered 15 catches for 129 yards to go along with 4 touchdowns, but Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brett Celek, who the Steelers will face this Sunday at Heinz Field, is also off to a hot start as well. […]

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Bettis Thinks Wallace Is Playing Hardball With The Wrong Team

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was a guest Thursday morning on the NFL AM show on the NFL Network and he was asked if restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, who has yet to sign his one-year tender offer and report training camp, is playing hardball with the wrong team. “I really […]

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DeSean Jackson Advises Mike Wallace To Not Hold Out

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has some advice for Pittsburgh Steelers restricted wide receiver Mike Wallace, who has yet to report and sign his $2.742 tender offer, “Holding out just doesn’t end up being worth it.” Jackson should know as his 12-day holdout really went nowhere and he suggests others such as Wallace and […]

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Mike Wallace, Contracts, The Steelers & You

After the false alarm on Tuesday that indicated Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace had signed a five-year, $42 million contract, I received a few emails asking if I thought that total amount stated in that report sounded about right for Wallace, should that wind up indeed being the deal. The best […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Schedule Preview: Week 5 Analysis Versus Philadelphia Eagles

By Christopher DiMarino This is another entry in a set of early looks at the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in the 2012-13 season. The goal is to acclimate the average Steelers fan to the offseason changes each opponent has made. This will make the in-depth analysis in the week before the game more […]

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Explaining Why Mike Wallace Is An \”Unreliable Receiver\” In 2012

By Cian Fahey Many comments on a few of my articles for this site, and on Twitter, so far have questioned why I constantly call Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace “unreliable” when I refer to him for the upcoming season. The argument which is generally sent my way is that Wallace cannot holdout and […]

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No Steelers Free Agency News Here – 2012 NFL Free Agency Day Two Recap

Ho-hum. Another busy day around the NFL as teams continued to sign free agents. The Pittsburgh Steelers of course were not one of those teams and this should come to no surprise to anyone. Perhaps the biggest news involving the Steelers on Wednesday was that Chicago Bears free agent tight end Kellen Davis, who was […]

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Looking At The DeSean Jackson & Pierre Garcon Contract Numbers

The Philadelphia Eagles signed franchised wide receiver DeSean Jackson to a 5-year deal on Wednesday, and as expected, the over-reaction was wide spread as to what it might mean to Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent Mike Wallace. The contract numbers are already out per Pro Football Talk and this is a classic example of why […]

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Don’t Look Back; Look Ahead

By Jeremy Hritz Right now, it still hurts for Steelers fans. Two of our most hated opponents will battle for the AFC crown that we proudly wore last year. And in the NFC, we have to watch the other hated Harbaugh and the Eli Manning-led New York Giants. While Sunday will no doubt be agonizing […]

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The NFL & Their Silly Little Double Standards

I am already over the one game suspension that the league handed down today to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison for his helmet-to-helmet hit Thursday night on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy. It is what it is and it is time to move on from it. Right now I am most concerned about the ankle […]

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6 Steelers Players In Top 20 Of Top Selling NFL Jerseys

It did not take Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to recover as a fan favorite as he is ranked 5th overall in jersey sales according to new data released by NFLShop.com from the period running from April 1-Aug. 30. Troy Polamalu is the top rated Steelers player in jersey sales as he finished 3rd overall behind […]

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Make Or Break Time For Sweed

By Joseph Pucciarella AT 6-4 and 220 pounds, Limas Sweed fits the mold of a dangerous receiver. He’s tall, physical, and fast. He was drafted in 2008 in the 2nd round as one of the most coveted receivers in that draft. He was taken just four picks after Desean Jackson, and was considered by many […]

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James Harrison Fined 75K For Hits On Browns Players

It is pretty much official now as Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been fined $75,000 for the hits on Browns receivers Joshua Cribbs and Mohamed Massaquoi. Falcons defensive back Dunta Robinson was also fined $50,000 for the hit on Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson and Patriots linebacker Brandon Meriweather was fined $50,000 for two hits against […]

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