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Blount Promised Brown A Few Weeks Ago He Would Do His TD Dance

After scoring his first of two touchdowns Sunday in the New England Patriots win over the Detroit Lions, running back LeGarrette Blount honored Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown by doing his Bennie Biggle Wiggle touchdown dance. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, Blount promised Brown a few weeks ago that he would do the […]

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LeGarrette Blount Says Sunday TD Dance Was A Tribute To Antonio Brown

After running back LeGarrette Blount scored his first of two touchdowns Sunday in the New England Patriots 34-9 win over the Detroit Lions, he imitated the touchdown celebration that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown does whenever he scores. After the game, Blount said he was not mocking his former teammate by imitating his scoring […]

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LeGarrette Blount Runs For 78 Yards, 2 TDs In First Game Back With Patriots

If things go well for New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount for the remainder of the year, he will likely be just one of a few players to play in 17 regular-season games in 2014. In his first game back in a Patriots uniform following him being waived Tuesday by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Blount […]

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2014 NFL Week 11 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With 11 weeks of 2014 NFL season is now in the books, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Tennessee Titans Monday night, their adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stat went in the wrong direction. The Steelers defense […]

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Ravens CB Jimmy Smith Out For Season After Foot Surgery

The Baltimore Ravens suffered a huge blow Thursday as head coach Jim Harbaugh has announced that cornerback Jimmy Smith will be lost for the remainder of the season after needing surgery on his injured foot. Harbaugh: “With the exam this morning, the doctors decided that he needed surgery and they repaired the injury." — Baltimore […]

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Roethlisberger’s Six-Touchdown Game Results In Two Ravens Being Waived

After allowing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to throw for 340 yards and six touchdowns Sunday night against them, the Baltimore Ravens cut ties Tuesday with two cornerbacks that saw playing time in that game. Waived by the Ravens Tuesday were cornerbacks Chykie Brown and Dominique Franks. The Ravens filled their spots on the roster […]

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Roethlisberger, Brown Each Receive One Vote In ESPN NFL Nation Midseason MVP Poll

ESPN.com recently had all 32 of their NFL Nation reporters cast a vote for a midseason MVP and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was the runaway winner with 16 votes. Even though he’s thrown for 196 more yards than Brady has so far this season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger only received one vote […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Named AFC Offensive Player Of The Week

Thanks to his career-record performance Sunday versus the Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 8, the NFL announced today. Roethlisberger completed 40-of-49 passes for 522 yards with six touchdowns and zero interceptions against the Colts on his way to setting new single-game franchise records […]

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Throwback Week: Steelers To Wear 1934 Uniforms Sunday Against Colts

Are you ready for the throwbacks? The Pittsburgh Steelers will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms Sunday at Heinz Field when they host the Indianapolis Colts. The black and gold striped jerseys were brought back originally during the 2012 season to celebrate the Steelers 80th season in the NFL. They were worn that season in the Steelers […]

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Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind: Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes and observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 37-19 victory against the Carolina Panthers. Second Half – Great job by Cameron Heyward to cross the tackles’ face, keep the runner moving laterally, all while forcing a holding call against tackle Byron Bell. – Cortez Allen has not been very reliable in […]

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Steelers Panthers Preview: Carolina Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora A short scouting report of the Carolina Panthers based on what I saw from them in their Week Two 24-7 victory over the Detroit Lions. Keep in mind it was just one game and a little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing to hold. So some more general thinks I saw […]

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Panthers Injury Report: RB DeAngelo Williams Still Sidelined, WR Jerricho Cotchery Added

The Carolina Panthers Thursday injury report has now been released and it shows quite a few changes from the one that was released on Wednesday. Not practicing for a second-straight day were running backs Fozzy Whittaker (thigh) and DeAngelo Williams (thigh). Williams missed the game last weekend against the Detroit Lions and is not looking […]

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Roethlisberger Has Confidence In Struggling Gilbert

During his Tuesday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he’s not concerned about right tackle Marcus Gilbert, who has given up four sacks so far in the first two games. On Wednesday, it was quarterback Ben Roethlisberger‘s turn to express his confidence in Gilbert. “You don’t have to say too much to […]

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Panthers To Place DE Greg Hardy On Commissioner’s Exempt List

The Carolina Panthers will be without their best pass rusher Sunday night when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers as defensive end Greg Hardy will be placed on the Commissioner’s exempt list, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Hardy, who has filed an appeal after being convicted on two counts of domestic violence stemming from an incident that […]

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Undefeated Panthers Open As Three Point Home Favorites Over Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will next play the Carolina Panthers on the road Sunday night and they’ve already been installed has three point underdogs to start the week. The Panthers have started the 2014 season 2-0 and they have averaged 22 points in their wins over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Detroit Lions. In their Sunday […]

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Bengals Sit Alone Atop AFC North After Two Weeks

Thanks to a convincing home win Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons, the Cincinnati Bengals now sit atop the AFC North after two weeks of action with a 2-0 record. The Bengals beat the Falcons 24-10 despite losing wide receiver A.J. Green early in the game to toe injury and kicker Mike Nugent missing three field […]

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2014 NFL Week 1 TOX Stats

As usual, I will once again be tracking the TOX stats throughout the 2014 NFL season. This is simple stat, but its 80% win track record is certainly hard to ignore. In case you need a refresher, the TOX stat is a measure of how many explosive plays (20-plus yards) teams create minus how many […]

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2014 NFL Season Prediction Records & Standings

The 2014 NFL season is finally here as it kicks off Thursday night with the Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers on NBC. As I do every year, below are my record and playoff predictions for the 2014 season, but first, have a little fun by looking at my predictions from last season. While […]

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Cardinals To Release T Max Starks, Lions Waive P Drew Butler

It’s not a good day for former Pittsburgh Steelers players as several are showing up on the early lists of cut-downs throughout the league. The Arizona Cardinals will reportedly release tackle Max Starks Monday just three weeks after signing him. Starks played a total of 86 snaps with the Cardinals over the course of three preseason games […]

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Dangerfield Can Make His Move This Week Against Former Team

If safety Jordan Dangerfield is going to make the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53 man roster this year out of training camp, he’s going to have earn the respect of special teams coach Danny Smith. Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants, you can tell that he’s getting every opportunity to do […]

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Former Steelers C Jeff Hartings Back In Pittsburgh As A Coaching Intern

The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line will hopefully get a big boost this season with the hiring of new offensive line coach Mike Munchak, but he’ll also have some help during training camp in a form of a very familiar face. Former Steelers center Jeff Hartings is serving as a coaching intern this summer with the […]

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Many Former Steelers Have ‘Come Home’ In Recent Years

In case you were living under a rock yesterday, you should know by now that former Miami Heat forward (slash hypothetical tight end slash wide receiver) LeBron James chose to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers, rather than signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Reportedly, there were tensions due to the fact that the team already had Le’Veon […]

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48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 11 Versus Lions

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Arguably the victory that gave Steelers’ […]

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Larry Foote Still Has Love For Pittsburgh, And His Buckeye Replacement

Larry Foote once left the Pittsburgh Steelers voluntarily, having become all too aware that he would soon be demoted to make room for third-year linebacker Lawrence Timmons in the starting lineup. He asked for his released and signed on with his hometown Detroit Lions for a season before realizing that he would rather be a […]

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The Pre-Noll Era: Paul Moss, Pioneer

By Alex Kozora The success of the Pittsburgh Steelers wasn’t always a constant. There was a long period of time, from their inaugural 1933 season until Chuck Noll’s arrival, where the team from Pittsburgh were at worst, an utter laughingstock and at best, loveable losers. Even during this gloomy era, there were still important figures. […]

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Steelers CB Antwon Blake Looks Back While Focusing On The Future

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake was seemingly just like everybody else this past May, having read all the pre-draft press and speculation. He assumed, as so many did, that the Steelers would draft a wide receiver early in the process. He also assumed that they would make his job much more difficult by taking another […]

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