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Marcus Gilbert Expects Steelers To Use Outside-Zone Blocking Scheme Against Bears

The Pittsburgh Steelers worked all offseason on the outside-zone run blocking scheme, but through their first two games of the 2013, they have hardly used it. Right tackle Marcus Gilbert, however, said Wednesday that’s about to change Sunday night against the Chicago Bears. “We’re going to use that a lot more,” Gilbert said Wednesday after […]

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Third Down And 9.08 Yards To Go Has To End

Over the course of his career, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has proven to be very good on third downs, but not even he could overcome the 9.08 average yards needed on the12 third down opportunities that he faced Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. “Easily. Easily that’s scenario,” said head coach Mike Tomlin when […]

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Steelers RB Felix Jones Might Start Sunday Night Against The Bears

The Pittsburgh Steelers running backs have only gained 70 yards on 27 carries through the first two games of the 2013 season, so we can probably expect a new starter Sunday night when the 2-0 Chicago Bears come to Pittsburgh. Despite the poor run game performance Monday night in the 20-10 loss to the Cincinnati […]

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David Todd: Quick Thoughts – Steelers Versus Bengals

By David Todd The Steelers lost their second game 20-10 to the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati falling to 0-2 for the first time since 2002. In a script that closely resembled their season-opening loss to Tennessee, the Steelers took an early lead, this time 3-0 as opposed to 2-0, […]

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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Injured On Opening Kickoff Monday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers started Felix Jones Monday night at running back against the Cincinnati Bengals after Isaac Redman was shaken up on the opening kickoff. The Steelers used 11 personnel on the opening drive and went three and out after three straight running plays. Redman is now headed to the locker room. The Steelers are […]

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Report: Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Not Expected To See Carries Monday Night

After losing running back LaRod Stephens-Howling for the season to a knee injury last week in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to re-sign running back Jonathan Dwyer to take his spot on the roster. While Dwyer is dressed for the Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Mike Prisuta […]

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Steelers Fantasy Stat Projections Versus Bengals – Week 2 – 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players. Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger -  29 attempts, 19 completions, 261 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception. The Steelers will likely want […]

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Steelers Giving All Three Running Backs First-Team Reps This Week In Practice

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night, it’s anybody’s guess as to who will get the lion’s share of the carries during the game, as it appears as though all three running backs are getting work with the first-team offense throughout the week in practice. According to Mark Kaboly of the […]

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Elias Sports Bureau Changes Redman Fumble To A Roethlisberger Fumble

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Elias Sports Bureau, the official statistician for the NFL, has changed the first quarter fumble by Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman to a Ben Roethlisberger fumble for no gain. Elias changed Redman's fumble into the #Titans end zone to a Roethlisberger fumble for no #Steelers gain. […]

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Steelers Versus Titans Sack Break Down

By Alex Kozora In weeks with multiple sacks allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers, I’ll be breaking down each individual one, assigning blame, and keeping track of a “sack counter” for the guilty parties. And this week, with five allowed against the Tennessee Titans, was worthy of an article dedicated to it. Buckle up, this one […]

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Jonathan Dwyer Says He’s A Changed Person With A Chip On His Shoulder

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer was scheduled to earn $1.323 million in 2013 had he been on week one roster, but being as he was waived during the final round of cuts, that one-year restricted tender did not have to be paid. Dwyer of course was re-signed on Monday after the Steelers lost LaRod […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie RB Le’Veon Bell Could Miss Another Month

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell said prior to the season opener against the Tennessee Titans that he hoped to be ready for the week two Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, but reports Wednesday morning suggest that he could be sideline another month. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Wednesday morning […]

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Steelers Versus Titans – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi One of the first things that I took notice of early on was just how frequently Todd Haley varied his personnel from play to play. On first down, he went with the 12 personnel with Isaac Redman the lone back and David Paulson lined up to the right of Kelvin Beachum, who […]

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Mike Tomlin Hints That Isaac Redman Will Start Against The Bengals

Despite only rushing for nine yards on eight carries in the Sunday season-opening loss to the Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman might make his second straight start Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. “Obviously, he played a bad game, a lot of us did,” said Tomlin when asked if he still has […]

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Steelers Week 2 Depth Chart Has Jarvis Jones Listed As Co-Starter

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their second depth chart of the 2013 season and it includes some notable changes. Rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones, who played nearly half the snaps in the opener against the Tennessee Titans, is now listed as the co-starter at right outside linebacker alongside Jason Worilds. Jones registered one tackle on defense […]

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Steelers Re-Signing Jonathan Dwyer A Move Of Prudence, Not Penance

By Matthew Marczi There remains a large portion of not just sports fans, but also sports writers, who questioned the decision of the Pittsburgh Steelers to release Jonathan Dwyer and his $1.323 million contract. Some of those individuals have taken the re-signing of Dwyer yesterday as a mea culpa, or an acknowledgement of guilt or […]

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Mike Tomlin Failed To Live Up To The Standard In Loss To Titans

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin always talks about the standard being the standard and in the Sunday season opening loss to the Tennessee Titans, he, like most of his players, failed to live up to that standard. Below are a few issues I have with Tomlin’s coaching on Sunday and a few of them […]

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Steelers Will Indeed Bring Back Jonathan Dwyer

After losing running back LaRod Stephens-Howling for the season with a knee injury, the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to re-sign running back Jonathan Dwyer. #Steelers will re-sign RB Jonathan Dwyer — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) September 9, 2013 Dwyer was waived during the final round of cuts over a week ago and the odd man out […]

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Is A Reunion With Jonathan Dwyer Even A Possibility?

By Matthew Marczi With Le’Veon Bell not expected to be ready to play for at least another week or two and, more significantly, the news that LaRod Stephens-Howling suffered a torn ACL, it begs the question, is a reunion with Jonathan Dwyer even an option at this point for the Pittsburgh Steelers? Of course, that […]

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Steelers Loss To Titans: Hard to Find A Silver Lining

By Jeremy Hritz It’s agonizingly difficult to find a silver lining in Sunday’s defeat at the hands of the Tennessee Titans, and even upon an extremely close analysis, there may only be a thread of optimism that can be found, and that is in the fact that there are still 15 games left to play. […]

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Steelers To Call Back Dwyer Or Batch? Alvester Alexander Also An Option

The Pittsburgh Steelers might have made through the preseason relatively healthy, but they sure didn’t make through their first regular season game that way. Not only did they potentially lose center Maurkice Pouncey and linebacker Larry Foote for the season against the Tennessee Titans, they also lost running back LaRod Stephens-Howling as well. With Stephens-Howling […]

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Steelers RB LaRod Stephens-Howling Out Of Game With Knee injury

The injuries continue to pile up for the Pittsburgh Steelers as backup running back LaRod Stephens-Howling is now out of the game with a right knee injury. Stephens-Howling replaced starter Isaac Redman, who fumbled twice in the first half. Felix Jones is now the next man up at running back if Redman is not put […]

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Steelers Fantasy Stat Projections Versus Titans – Week 1 – 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers kickoff their 2013 season Sunday against the Tennessee Titans and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players. Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger –  32 attempts, 20 completions, 250 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception. Roethlisberger should hit the […]

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A Look Ahead At The Steelers Potential Free Agents In 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will kickoff their 2013 season Sunday at Heinz Field and unless any players receive contract extensions between now and then, the team will have 19 free agents at the end of season assuming all are still on the 53 man roster by then. Below is a quick recap of the players that […]

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Todd Haley Wants One Of His Running Backs To Collect Bull Horns Against Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers will start Isaac Redman at running back in their Sunday season opener against the Tennessee Titans, but offensive coordinator Todd Haley said Thursday during his talk with the media that nothing is set in stone beyond that. “We’re still looking for someone to take the bull by the horns and not let […]

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Steelers 2013 Season Preview And Prediction

The 2013 NFL season gets underway tonight, so now it’s time for my yearly preview of the Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming season along with my prediction. Offense: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger appears to be healthy, and he looks good physically. It goes without saying that the Steelers only have a shot this season as long he is […]

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