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Steelers Must Continue Winning Field Position Battle Vs Eagles

Over the course of the game last week, the Cincinnati Bengals ran 14 meaningful drives before the final lateral attempt with eight seconds remaining. They produced four scores, and on each of those drives, three of which were field goals, they traveled more than 50 yards down the field, two…


Week 3 Steelers Vs Eagles – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers have an interesting task ahead of them today as they travel to Philadelphia in the hopes of sullying the rookie campaign of quarterback Carson Wentz, who has led the Eagles to a 2-0 start of the season having avoided throwing an interception in over 70 pass attempts….


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Steelers QB-WR-RB Trio Makes A Strong Case For Best In NFL

One of the cornerstones of building the foundation of an offense that can realize prolonged success is to find the right trio of quarterback, wide receiver, and running back that can not only mesh with one another, but grow together. The Dallas Cowboys of the early-mid 90s are often cited…


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Relaxed Rules Help Shape Steelers’ 2014 Practice Squad

Slowly but surely, it seems as though the league is ultimately coming around to change and updating some policies and practices that have become obsolete. Speaking strictly of on-field matters rather than disciplinary issues, incorporating a central command center for reviews, for example, was an overdue change. The NFL’s practice…


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Steelers vs Panthers – What I’m Watching For On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers were embarrassed last week in their 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, what was supposed to be a dress rehearsal for the regular season. Despite that, however, it doesn’t seem as though the coaching staff is overly concerned with forcing a few extra reps onto the starting…


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Steelers vs Panthers – What I’m Watching For On Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers were embarrassed last week in their 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, what was supposed to be a dress rehearsal for the regular season. Despite that, however, it doesn’t seem as though the coaching staff is overly concerned with forcing extra reps onto the starting units, particularly…


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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Martavis Bryant

Although the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t necessarily counting on rookie receiver Martavis Bryant to become an integral part of the offense in his first year, Ben Roethlisberger and the rest of the offense would certainly like to see him force his way into the equation. His performances thus far in the…



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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Heath Miller

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had the luxury of tight end Heath Miller’s services for nine full seasons now, with 2014 being his tenth. Although he has only been named to a pair of Pro Bowls during that time, his value to the team has gone far beyond mere accolades. Miller…


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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Jarvis Jones

There seems to be no shortage of criticism for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ other recent linebacker drafted in the first round, Jarvis Jones. The second-year edge rusher is coming off a frustrating rookie season that he’s understandably sick of talking about, hoping that experience and strength training would lead to a…


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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Lawrence Timmons

On a night on which nearly every player performed below expectations, it’s difficult to cull much positivity, particularly on the defensive side of the ball, from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. The first-team defense played a full three quarters of the game, and allowed 31…


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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Ryan Shazier

Rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier had an impressive debut in week two of the preseason in a performance that raised already high expectations for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first-round draft pick. Last week’s test against the Philadelphia Eagles saw Shazier come back down to earth a bit, though he did say…


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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Maurkice Pouncey

As the preseason progresses, it certainly seems to be looking more and more as though the Pittsburgh Steelers have a right side of the offensive line in place that could remain together and play at a high level for several years to come. The right side should experience significant improvements…


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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Cameron Heyward

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward emerged as one of the team’s key players on the defensive side of the ball last year, but he hasn’t quite been able to continue the pace he set for himself last season thus far. Through three preseason games, his play up to this…


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Brett Keisel’s Inclusion On Defense May Be Gradual

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel is getting his first taste of football of the year this week. He was dressed for Thursday night’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles without having taken even a single practice rep. Of course, he didn’t play in the game either. The last time he…