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Bengals Lock Up RB Giovani Bernard; Will Le’Veon Bell Be Next?

Just over four years ago the Cincinnati Bengals drafted running back Giovani Bernard in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft and since that time he’s rushed for 2,105 yards during the regular season in addition to catching 148 passes for another 1,335 yards. On Wednesday, the Bengals rewarded…


Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Happy Buccaneers Re-signed RB Doug Martin

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed running back Doug Martin to a five-year, $35.75 million deal on Wednesday and that appears to have made Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell very happy. congrats Dougggg 👏🏾👏🏾🙏🏾 — Le'Veon Bell (@L_Bell26) March 9, 2016 Because Bell is entering the final year of…


2016 Projected Franchise Tag Amounts And Early League-Wide Candidates

Now that the 2015-2016 season is officially over, the offseason will start moving very quickly into the new league year which is now one month away. Prior to the start of the new league year, however, NFL teams will need to designate any franchise or transition players starting on February…

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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…