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Previewing the AFC North: Cleveland Browns

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. Today we’ll take an in-depth look at…


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Todd Haley’s Coaching Career Carries Theme At Wide Receiver

The other day, ESPN writer Matt Williamson visited the Pittsburgh Steelers’ minicamp in order to get a feel for the team with first-hand experience of the roster, and he came away impressed. I relayed yesterday his believe that the team’s rookie third-round wide receiver, Sammie Coates, has the potential to…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Needs: Cleveland Browns

During the lead-up to the 2015 NFL Draft, we’ve had you covered breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster by position and looking to how that corresponds to what they might do during the draft later this week. But the Steelers aren’t the only team in the league, nor are they…


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AFC North Pre-Draft Movements: Cleveland Browns

With the 2015 NFL Draft now just a few weeks away and the vast bulk of the free agency period now behind us, we have already gone through the roster changes that the Pittsburgh Steelers have made on a position-by-position basis. Now it’s time to turn our focus to the…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 10

Despite being now 10 days in to the free agency period, the league, and the AFC North specifically, continues to see a steady, if narrowing, stream of activity through each 24-hour news cycle. Here is what took place within the division over the course of this past Thursday. In Pittsburgh…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 7

As we head into the second week of free agency, we find that things have slowed some, with the majority of the big name free agents off the board and the second tier of free agents just now beginning to make their rounds around the league for team visits. The…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 6

The AFC North—indeed, the league as a whole—largely spent Sunday in quiet reflection, digesting the whirlwind that was the opening week of free agency, which included massive contracts, a flurry of eyebrow-raising trades, and a rash of surprising retirements. There wasn’t much left for an encore as we head into…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 5

Friday was a big day around the AFC North thanks almost solely to the Pittsburgh Steelers, who finally awoke from slumber to start making some moves. They signed veteran running back DeAngelo Williams to a two-year deal and gave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger a new five-year contract. Yesterday was about as…


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Steelers vs Chiefs Film Review: Ryan Shazier

Pittsburgh Steelers first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier was given the starting mack linebacker spot from the very first time he stepped on a practice field. He didn’t have to earn it at all, despite the fact that the player who started most of the season the year before was still…


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Steelers Vs. Chiefs Game Rewind – First Half

Week 16 game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. First Half – Kick return. Front five: Arthur Moats, Vince Williams, Robert Golden, Terence Garvin, Shamarko Thomas. Michael Palmer/Stephon Tuitt (replacing the injured Matt Spaeth), Cody Wallace/Will Johnson, with Josh Harris serving as the upback…


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Steelers vs Chiefs First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers opened with the power counter run on their opening play, with David DeCastro pulling to his left, even without Matt Spaeth, Michael Palmer took his place. On this…


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Steelers Film Room: Chiefs Missed Splash Play

Short film session of an almost-splash play allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday afternoon. DOWN/DISTANCE: 1st and 10 OFFENSIVE PERSONNEL: Posse (1 RB, 1 TE) ROUTE CONCEPT: Skinny Post DEFENSIVE PERSONNEL: Nickel COVERAGE: Cover Zero With the play-action off the snap, this may look like one of the numerous packaged…


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Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs Scouting Report

Scouting report on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 16 opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs. OFFENSE – Alex Smith leads the bunch. You can call him a “game manager” and it’s true this isn’t a vertical offense but he’s still been a good QB. After throwing three picks in Week One, he’s…