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The Optimist’s Take: Solution For Punter Carousel

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…



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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers vs Cardinals

The games just keep getting weirder. I can only assume Terry Hanratty will lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to victory next week. Your stats of the weird. – Let’s start with the score, 25-13. It’s the first game with that score either team has ever been involved in. It’s only the…


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Steelers Film Room: Arizona Cardinals’ 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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Steelers Film Room: Arizona Cardinals’ Offensive 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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2015 NFL Week 6: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and congratulations on surviving seven more full rotations on this giant rock that we live on. Believe or not, the Pittsburgh Steelers will actually play a game on a Sunday this week and it’ll be against the Arizona Cardinals at Heinz Field. It seems…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Chargers

Another wacky game that deserves some equally funky statistics. – Mike Vick played his best late but still finished the game completing 50% of his passes. By Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks who played the entire game, it’s the lowest percentage in a win since Ben Roethlisberger in 2006. That day, Big…


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Steelers’ Wing Knows Consistency Is Key To Success

Like any player entering his second full season in the NFL, Brad Wing reflects on his 2014 performance. In an interview with Steelers.com’s Teresa Varley, he circles back to one word: consistency. “I want to be more consistent from a punting standpoint. I want to have less bad punts. Hopefully…


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Punter Berry Making Jump From McDonalds To Steelers

Scanning over the past four seasons, the Steelers have cycled through six different punters including Brad Wing, Zoltan Mesko, Drew Butler, Jeremy Kapinos, Mat McBriar and Daniel Sepulveda, who opened some eyes when the team made him it’s fourth round pick in 2007. Wing now has some competition on the team from…



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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – P Brad Wing

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s…


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2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Offseason

We’ve shown you our series of mock draft simulations from Fanspeak.com. To start the week, we’ll take it one step further and mock an entire offseason. Fanspeak has let people like me nerd out, offering a “Managing the Cap” simulator in conjunction with Overthecap.com, a site dedicated to salary cap…


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The Optimist’s Take – An Encore For Brad Wing

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Brad Wing Will Have To Earn A Second Season With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers rode through this season with first-year punter Brad Wing for all 16 games, as well as through their one-game playoff run, which seems like an eternity when considering that they had three different punters on the 53-man roster a year ago. Wing was a highly talented but…


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Steelers Roster Moves Suggest Positional Targets For Waiver Upgrades

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly made some interesting decisions with their 53-man roster yesterday, but as recent history suggests, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the team is finished assembling the roster for this season. Last year, for example, the Steelers signed center Cody Wallace and punter Zoltan Mesko off waivers, and…