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Business Was Boomin’ For P Jordan Berry In Steelers Preseason Opener

While Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown didn’t play Friday night in the team’s preseason opener against the Detroit Lions, business was certainly boomin’ for another player wearing the black and gold in that game. Or in this particular case, punts were boomin’. Steelers punter Jordan Berry punted three times…


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Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of QB Landry Jones’ Accuracy Against Lions

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their preseason opener Friday night to the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field and while quarterback Landry Jones started the game and completed just 6 of 12 passes for 55 yards and a touchdown, the tape shows and good performance from an accuracy standpoint. Jones actually attempted…


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Steelers Have A Lot To “Tackle” In Final Three Preseason Games

If one thing stuck out clearly in the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 preseason loss to the Detroit Lions, it’s the fact that several defensive players must get better in the tackling department between now and the start of the 2016 season. After the game at Heinz Field was over, head coach…


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Steelers’ Grant Not Taking Potential Roster Spot This Year For Granted

Outside of maybe just one failed defensive assignment, Pittsburgh Steelers second-year cornerback Doran Grant appeared to have a good showing in the team’s 30-17 Friday night preseason loss to the Detroit Lions. Grant, the Steelers fourth-round draft pick last year out of Ohio State, led the team in total tackles…


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Steelers’ Film Room: Javon Hargrave Vs Detroit

There was a lot of ugly in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first game but one of the bright spots was third round rookie Javon Hargrave. It wasn’t all perfect, mind you, and we’ll examine both with a final, game-one conclusion below. The Good 1. 10:26 2nd Quarter – One of Hargrave’s first snaps….


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Steelers Vs Lions Positional Grades

It was a mostly brutal night for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Friday, on both sides of the ball in their preseason home opener against the Detroit Lions. The Lions came in and did pretty much whatever they wanted to the Steelers all night long, leading to the 13-point win at Heinz…


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Video: Steelers Vs Lions Takeaways

Hoping to do this after every game, preseason and regular season. Made a quick video expanding on some of my thoughts on last night’s 30-17 loss to the Detroit Lions. As I say early in the video, I still had only gone through a brief look at parts of the…



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Steelers Vs. Lions: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Game 1

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night preseason opening loss to the Detroit Lions are now in and here’s a few observations from the numbers. For starters, on offense the Steelers got a long look at linemen Chris Hubbard and B.J. Finney, who both figure to battling…


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Steelers Vs Lions: Winners And Losers

Like we do after every game, a recap of the winners and losers from the preseason opener against the Detroit Lions. I’ll also make a short Youtube video with some other thoughts on the game or for those of you that prefer an audio version so you can learn while…



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Steelers’ Offense Flails In Opener, Fall To Lions 30-17

It was a tale of two halves with the Pittsburgh Steelers maintaining control in the 1st, but the Detroit Lions bounced back in the second and exposed the Steelers’ defense. The Steelers started off very slow with three consecutive 3 and outs. Alejandro Villanueva struggled early on as he was beat…


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Steelers S Ross Ventrone Leaves Preseason Game With Hamstring Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have suffered their first injury in their preseason opener against the Detroit Lions as safety Ross Ventrone has left the game with a hamstring injury. Ventrone injured himself while covering a first quarter punt and he will reportedly not return to the game. Depending on the severity…



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Steelers Waive RB Brandon Johnson From IR On Friday

While we wait for the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick-off their preseason opener against the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field, I’ll take this time to pass along a transaction that was made by the team on Friday. According to the daily NFL transaction report, the Steelers have waived running back Brandon…