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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Patriots

Looking at all the unique statistics from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 28-21 loss to the New England Patriots last night. – The last time a QB completed at least 75% of his passes and threw for four touchdowns, as Tom Brady did Thursday, in a game against the Steelers was Dan…


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Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 1 vs. Patriots

Week 1 – September 10, 2015 Location: Foxboro, Massachusetts Opponent: New England Patriots Finally, regular season football is back. The draft, OTA’s and preseason are behind us. All of the questions that SteelerNation and the rest of the NFL have will be answered, starting this Thursday night in Foxboro. The…




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Steelers Fantasy Football Preview

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 Fantasy Football Preview Steelers’ fans and fantasy football players, can you believe it? Training camps open over the next week and it is once again time to dig into each NFL roster and find the top statistical producers for our fantasy squads. In Pittsburgh, the excitement is…


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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…