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The Optimist’s Take – More Snaps For Lance Moore

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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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Named A 2015 Pro Bowl Captain

The four active player captains for the 2015 Pro Bowl have now been announced and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is one of them. Brown will be paired with Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on one team, while Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden and Dallas Cowboys running back…


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Saturday Divisional Playoff Games Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers were eliminated from the playoffs last Saturday night and now we all must sit back and watch the remaining eight teams battle this weekend to see who will play in the conference championship games. On Saturday the New England Patriots will host the Baltimore Ravens in the…



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Martavis Bryant Is Just What The Doctor Ordered

Pittsburgh Steelers fans and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger have been calling for a tall wide receiver to be drafted ever since Plaxico Burress left town for the New York Giants during the 2005 free agency period. The picks of Fred Gibson, Dallas Baker, Justin Brown, and of course the infamous Limas…


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Are The Steelers Incompetent At Developing Young Players?

By Michael K. Reynolds Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin has demonstrated he is an excellent coach with veteran players. He has a Super Bowl ring to prove the point. But can he be counted on to draft, develop and retain young talent? One of the most disappointing aspects about the…


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Value Of Lance Moore Not Limited To Playing Time

Lance Moore was supposed to be a big part of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense this season after the team signed him to a two-year, $3 million contract. Lance Moore has 11 catches in the nine games he’s played, although he is in a four-way tie for third on the team…


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Numbers Crunch: The Jerricho Cotchery Effect

By Alex Kozora It goes without saying the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense has been underwhelming. Despite having top five players at three key skill positions, it’s a unit that ranks 23rd in points per game. There are a variety of issues that can be attributed. One focuses around the production out…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 6 vs. Browns

By Michael K. Reynolds What is worse for the Pittsburgh Steelers? The pelting of dog biscuits they received from the Dawg Pound or the dog house they have found themselves in with their own fan base? After Sunday’s 31-10 mauling by the Cleveland Browns, Coach Mike Tomlin’s post-game conference seemed…



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Markus Wheaton Steps Up In Debut Starting Role For Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers lost both Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery in free agency—two of their top three wide receiver targets, and 16 of Ben Roethlisberger’s 28 touchdown passes—the front office didn’t panic. They’d planned for this. A big part of that plan was the drafting of Markus Wheaton in…


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Steelers vs Browns – What To Watch For On Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers open up their regular season schedule later today against the division rival Cleveland Browns. The team went 1-3 during the preseason schedule, with the one victory coming courtesy of three linebackers that are not on the 53-man roster. The Steelers have added and subtracted a number of…




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2014 Fantasy Football Profile: Steelers WR Lance Moore

By Tony DelSignore Jr. Signed in the off-season from the New Orleans Saints, veteran Lance Moore was brought in to replace some of the production vacated by Jerricho Cotchery and Emmanuel Sanders. The Pittsburgh Steelers receiving corps was lacking a real veteran presence until Moore was signed. He will bring…