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Steelers Film Room: Near Sacks Result in Splash Plays

Splash plays and a lack of sacks. Two components that have made this version of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense difficult to watch and certainly uncharacteristic of seasons past. Those two areas can be separated by inches and fractions of a second. And after combing through some of the recent big…



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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Falcons

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their December playoff push with a 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in the Georgia Dome. The win raised their record to 9-5 and means the team could clinch their first playoff berth in three seasons with a home win over Kansas City this…



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Roethlisberger Can Join The 31-Club Sunday With A Win Over The Falcons

By Tim Rice Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will travel to play the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday and with that comes an opportunity to join a small exclusive club of quarterbacks that have beaten 31 of the 32 NFL teams. Roethlisberger currently stands at 30 with the Falcons being the…


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Falcons Secondary Has Just As Much To Worry About As Steelers

While the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary may well have a tough time contending with the passing offense of the Atlanta Falcons with quarterback Matt Ryan and wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, it’s also true that the Falcons will have the same issues with the Steelers’ passing offense. The Falcons…


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Steelers vs Bengals: Numbers Crunch

A statistical analysis of the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. – The Bengals were defeated at home for only the second time in the last two seasons. Coming into today’s matchup, they were 12-1-1. – The big stat of the day. This was Le’Veon Bell’s third straight…


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Steelers vs Bengals I – What To Watch For On Defense

Despite suffering a disappointing loss last week, the Pittsburgh Steelers did get a bit of a break as three of the other teams they are competing against for playoff positioning also slipped up, and now there are six different teams in the AFC with a 7-5 record, looking to capture…



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Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Jason Worilds

It didn’t really seem like it as I was watching the game unfold live, but Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds quietly put together one of his more complete games of the season. He did well against the run, and even in coverage, with the weakest part of his game…


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Steelers vs Saints Film Review: James Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers seem as though they will be without the services of outside linebacker James Harrison on Sunday for their critical division match up against the Cincinnati Bengals, despite the fact that he played all but three snaps in the team’s last game against the New Orleans Saints. Harrison…


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Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Cameron Heyward

It’s typically difficult to find bright spots on a defensive unit that gives up 35 points, but the Pittsburgh Steelers did see a few solid efforts turned in from their front seven, chief among them perhaps that of Cameron Heyward, who was strong against particularly against the run against the…


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Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Stephon Tuitt

Reports out of Pittsburgh earlier this week allege that rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt will make his first career start against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, presumably over Cam Thomas, who may or may not end up starting at nose tackle, depending on the health of Steve McLendon. It’s been…


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Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Cam Thomas

It’s still yet to be determined what kind of role there will be for Cam Thomas on Sunday, but one role he evidently won’t see is starting left defensive end, as reports indicate the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff is giving rookie Stephon Tuitt the opportunity this week. Depending on the…