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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger Fifth Best Quarterback In NFL Per MMQB

We have roughly three more weeks of ranking lists to look forward to prior to training camps getting started around the league. A recent one by Andy Benoit of MMQB included a stab at the quarterback hierarchy. After deciding on Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning as…


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Examining Big Ben’s 2014 Completion Percentage: Part 1

The title of this article would seem to suggest an in-depth dialogue about the progression of Ben Roethlisberger’s game last season, but while we will take the time to examine the quarterback’s prowess in the upcoming days, today we will actually focus on how another area of the Pittsburgh Steelers’…



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Steelers Defense Nickeled Last Season, But Not Much Dime

During the 2013 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers uncharacteristically turned to the dime defense quite often—or rather the quarters package, most often using three safeties in addition to three cornerbacks—at a rate higher than they likely ever had before. This was done in part by necessity due to the season-ending injury…


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The Sky’s The Limit For Pittsburgh’s “Killer B’s”

Often considered one of the ugliest uniforms, not only in NFL history, but sports history, the “bumblebee” throwbacks of the Pittsburgh Steelers are a very polarizing topic. Over the course of the last few seasons since their unveiling in 2012, the team is 3-1 while wearing them, including their offensive…


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Roethlisberger Could Be Primed For MVP-Caliber Season

No Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has hoisted the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award since 1978 when the “Blonde Bomber”, Terry Bradshaw, took it home. That season, he threw for 2,915 yards with 28 touchdowns, and 20 interceptions. Those numbers were in a different era though, whenever quarterbacks didn’t wear dresses and…


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The Steelers Future’s Report: Tajh Boyd

Name: Tajh Boyd College: Clemson Height: 6’1 Weight: 222 Born: 9-25-1990 We have officially come to the end of the first ever Steelers Future’s report and we will finish up the evaluations with former Clemson standout, quarterback Tajh Boyd. Boyd joins the Steelers after being cut by the New York Jets…


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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger To Skip Pro Bowl

You don’t have to worry about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger getting injured in the Pro Bowl this year as the veteran has decided not to play in it. According to the official website of the New Orleans Saints, Roethlisberger will be replaced on the Pro Bowl roster by quarterback…


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Extending Big Ben Should Be Steelers Top Offseason Priority 

What exactly makes a franchise quarterback? If there are 32 NFL franchises, does that mean there exists 32 legitimate franchise quarterbacks? If you include such names as Tampa Bay’s Josh McCown or the Houston Texans’ musical chairs grouping of Ryan Fitzpatrick/Ryan Mallett/Tom Savage, the answer is a definitive no. “If…



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2014 Season Recap Of The Baltimore Ravens

This is a lighter version of the Baltimore Ravens’ scouting report. A full, more in-depth version will be posted shortly. For this, a week-by-week recap of each Ravens’ game with the notable highlights in each. Week One vs Cincinnati Bengals: 23-16 Loss The Bengals built a 15 point lead off…


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Steelers Killer Bs Control The Team’s Future Success

The Pittsburgh Steelers may well have the best offensive unit that they’ve ever had, an assertion supported by the fact that they have scored more points—and averaged more points per game—in 2014 than they ever have in the history of the franchise. And there’s no doubt that the defensive-minded city’s…


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Steelers vs Bengals: Numbers Crunch

Statistical breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night. – We’ll look at the three skill positions. Ben Roethlisberger tied Drew Brees for most passing yards in 2014 with 4952. He’s the first quarterback in team history to tie or own the league lead. –…


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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Finishes 2014 As Passing Coleader

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger missed pregame warm-ups Sunday night reportedly due to some sort of stomach illness, but he went on to complete 24-of-38 passes for 317 yards and two touchdowns in the 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. “No. 7 (Roethlisberger) battled the flu tonight but he was…


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Roethlisberger Can Join The 5,000 Yard Passing Club Sunday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field in the 2014 regular season finale with the AFC North title going to the winner. In addition, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have an opportunity in that game to accomplish something that only five other quarterbacks in the…