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LeGarrette Blount Failed Steelers Both On And Off The Field

Back in the early stages of the offseason, after former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer chose to sign with the Arizona Cardinals instead of re-signing with the Steelers, the front office began turning their focus to other options. One of those options turned out to be LeGarrette Blount, who…



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Steelers vs Buccaneers Film Review: Sean Spence

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence made his first career start on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, filling in for the injured rookie starter Ryan Shazier. But even with Shazier missing the last game, Spence has still only played one more career game, despite being in his third season….


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Steelers vs Buccaneers Film Review: Lawrence Timmons

You may recall that veteran Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons got this season off to a slow start, missing somewhere around double-digit tackles between the first two games alone. Timmons, of course, has not been immune to slow starts in his career, but it’s more difficult in some years…


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Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Fined $22,050 For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Another week and another fine for a Pittsburgh Steelers player. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward has been fined $22,050 for unsportsmanlike conduct – using abusive language towards an official in the game Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. #Steelers DE Cameron Heyward…


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Steelers Vs. Buccaneers Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week Four 27-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Second Half – Single high with the Steelers in man coverage. 3×1 formation for the Bucs. Mike Mitchell covering Austin Seferian-Jenkins to the isolated side. Tampa Bay attacks him and the pass is…


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Steelers vs Buccaneers Second Half Notes And Observations

hgerBelow are my notes and observations from the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: It only took the Buccaneers two and a half minutes to get into the end zone. The big strike came from Mike Glennon to Mike Evans in front of…


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Steelers vs Buccaneers First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Steelers opened in a three-tight end set, if you include Will Johnson, who was lined up far right to receive a screen pass on first down. David DeCastro…


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Steelers Run Defense Improved Over Past Two Games

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense was pounded on the ground for much of the first two weeks of the season, giving up 191 yards in the season opener and another 157 in the Thursday night loss four days later. In the first game against the Cleveland Browns, the Steelers allowed two…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Buccaneers

By David Todd In one of the most disappointing games in the history of Heinz Field, and the disappointing games are coming a lot more frequently the past few years, the Pittsburgh Steelers lost 27-24 to the previously winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Continuing an early season trend, the Steelers committed…


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James Harrison Active In First Game Back In Pittsburgh

After the Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed James Harrison, I wrote that his conditioning, I did not believe, would play much of a role, if any, in terms of dictating his playing time. But even I did not anticipate him playing as much as he did in his first game. While Jason…


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Breaking Down The Buccaneers Offense And Their Tendencies

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be at Heinz Field Sunday to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers and after going through all three of their games, here is a good idea as to what to expect out of their offense. For starters, the Buccaneers like go big on offense as they…




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Buccaneers Injury Report: RB Doug Martin Practices Fully Wednesday, DT Gerald McCoy Limited

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope to get a few injured players back this week for their Sunday road game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and their Wednesday injury report reveals that will indeed likely happen. Practicing fully Wednesday were running back Doug Martin (knee), wide receiver Vincent Jackson (wrist) and defensive…