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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Colts Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 45-10 beatdown over the Indianapolis Colts. First Half – New formation on the kick return unit. Maybe because of planning for surprise onside kick and just trying to do something different. Six man front. Arthur Moats-Anthony Chickillo-Shamarko Thomas-Terence Garvin-Robert Golden–Vince Williams with Roosevelt Nix…


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Steelers Vs. Colts 2015 Week 13: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2015 Week 13 Indianapolis Colts (6-5) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5) Kickoff: 8:30 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: NBC-TV (locally WPXI-TV, channel 11) Announcers: Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (color analyst), Michele Tafoya (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM…


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Steelers Film Room: Indianapolis Colts’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Colts Injury Report: Linemen Castonzo, Thornton, Holmes All Sidelined Thursday

The Indianapolis Colts have now released their Thursday injury report and there are three new names listed on it that weren’t on the team’s Wednesday report. Not practicing on Thursday were tackle Anthony Castonzo (knee), wide receiver Phillip Dorsett (ankle), linebacker Jerrell Freeman (hamstring), center Khaled Holmes (fibula), linebacker D’Qwell…


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AFC North Draft History Study: Linebackers

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


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Steelers Vs. Colts Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ thrilling 51-34 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. First Half – Kick coverage from left to right: Cortez Allen, Robert Golden, Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Will Allen, Shaun Suisham, Will Johnson, Antwon Blake, Darrius Heyward-Bey, William Gay. – Brice McCain…


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Steelers vs Colts Film Review: Kelvin Beachum

Pittsburgh Steelers third-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum made his 19th career start at left tackle against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, having also started five games at right tackle to close out his rookie season. He has started 24 games (at tackle—once as a tight end) in 30 career games,…



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Steelers Film Room: Indianapolis Colts Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora A brief scouting report on the Indianapolis Colts for their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE – The offense runs through Andrew Luck. Offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton has wisely let go of the reigns and let his best player control the offense. Averaging 43 attempts per game,…


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All-Pro To No Show: Josh Gordon’s Off-Field Battle

Every once in a while, there is a football news story involving another team that transcends individual franchises. For example, we’ve recently been discussing New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham and the implications that may one day stem from his franchise tender arbitration. Unfortunately, there’s a more sobering storyline…


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Recapping The First Day Of Free Agency

The opening day of free agency was certainly a busy one all around the league, and this year, the Pittsburgh Steelers even got involved, signing an outside free agent to a high-value contract for the first time, unless I’m mistaken, in Mike Tomlin’s tenure. The Steelers began the day by…




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Browns Release Veteran ILB D’Qwell Jackson On Wednesday

The Cleveland Browns parted ways Wednesday with one of their defensive veterans as inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson had his contract with the team terminated. Jackson, who was drafted by the Browns in the second-round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Maryland, was due a $3,933,333 base salary in 2014…


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A Look At Matt Spaeth Versus The Browns

By Matthew Marczi Matt Spaeth shored up a critical deficiency as a second true tight end when he returned from injury following the first three months of the season. The Pittsburgh Steelers already started the year without Heath Miller, and it wasn’t too much longer that they also lost David…