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Steelers Film Room: Preseason Debut Of LB Ryan Shazier

By Alex Kozora Breaking down the play of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier against the Buffalo Bills. THE GOOD 1. 3rd and 2, 13:41 1at. Reading his pass key (high hat), he drops into zone coverage. Like the explosion here. As you can see in this still, driving on the ball before it’s […]

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Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Cam Thomas

A week ago, Pittsburgh Steelers free agent acquisition Cam Thomas was forced to start at nose tackle due to the concussion suffered by Steve McLendon. In the team’s last game, he was able to play at left defensive end, where he is projected to begin the season as the starter. Because of the frequency in […]

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Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Jason Worilds

So far through two preseason games, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds has yet to really light the world on fire. While he hasn’t particularly played poorly by any means, he has yet to offer much beyond the intentional grounding call that should have been a sack. He hasn’t exactly picked up where he left […]

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Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Lawrence Timmons

It may have been rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier drawing the headlines for the Pittsburgh Steelers for being all over the field, including on special teams, and coming up with the athletic interception, but it was veteran Lawrence Timmons who provided the consistency alongside him to help make his debut a productive one. Perhaps most […]

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Steelers Vs. Bills Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 19-16 victory against the Buffalo Bills. First Half – Like last week, going to run through the special teams’ units at once. Harder to see them this week due to poorer camera angles and so many kicks out of the end zone, but it’s as complete […]

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Steelers vs Bills – First Half Notes And Observations

Below are some of my notes and observations from having reviewed the tape of the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Buffalo Bills on Saturday. I thought that Terence Garvin took a poor angle on the opening kickoff. With two other defenders near him, both to the right of the returner, he […]

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Steelers Training Camp Practice Report: Day Fourteen – Wednesday

By Alex Kozora Practice notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first of two joint practices with the Buffalo Bills. – Before we get into anything, oh man, what a whirlwind of a day. Intense practice and it was virtually non-stop for about two hours. It’s why I didn’t tweet as much as usual, especially once the […]

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Art Rooney II Talks About Advantages Of Joint Training Camp Practices With Bills

It’s been roughly 20 years since the Pittsburgh Steelers last participated in joint practices with another team during training camp, but that will change this year when they host the Buffalo Bills for two practices at Saint Vincent College in the middle of August. On Tuesday, Steelers team president Art Rooney II was asked about […]

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Bills Sign Former Steelers LB Stevenson Sylvester

A former Pittsburgh Steelers draft pick found work Wednesday with another team full of other former Steelers players. Linebacker Stevenson Sylvester, who was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fifth-round of the 2010 NFL Draft, signed with the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday and will compete for a job as a backup. The Bills need […]

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Bills LB Brandon Spikes Looks Forward To Facing Steelers In Joint Training Camp Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Buffalo Bills for two joint practices this year during training camp and there’s already one player on the opposing team that’s looking forward to it. “We’re beating up on each other all time, now we get an opportunity to see another team,” Bills linebacker Brandon Spikes said. “You get […]

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Steelers Need 2014 Pleas In The Fifth To Both Hit

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert recently completed his 15th draft with the organization and while several of the fifth-round selections that he’s made during that span managed to make the 53 man roster out of training camp as rookies, finding a player that can contribute heavily has been tough. This year, Colbert drafted cornerback […]

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Steelers Draft History Under Tomlin – Running Back

With the 2014 NFL Draft coming up in a bit, and having finished taking stock of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster, it’s now time to look back and see how the team assembled the roster they currently have through the draft. It would be most simple to set a dividing line at 2007, the year Mike […]

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Bills Starting Offense Includes Three Former Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Buffalo Bills this coming Sunday and their offense will include three players who will look mighty familiar. Left guard Doug Legursky, who played in 55 games for the Steelers from 2009-2012, will presumably make his fifth straight start at left guard for the Bills Sunday at Heinz Field. An […]

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Bills GM Doug Whaley Intends On Using The Steelers Organization As A Blue Print

Prior to being named the Buffalo Bills Assistant General Manager/Director of Pro Personnel in 2010, Doug Whaley worked under Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert for 12 years in Pittsburgh, so it shouldn\’t be a surprise that the newly-named General Manager for the Bills wants to model the Buffalo organization after the Steelers. “Talking to […]

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Steelers 2011 NFL Draft – Day 3 Selection Recap

The Steelers 2011 NFL Draft is now over and we have 7 new Steeler players to welcome to the fold and it consists of 7 seniors this time around. 5 of these 7 players made pre draft visits to Pittsburgh. Day 3 of the draft was as exciting as the first 2 days in my […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday February 17th – Cecil Too Vicious For The NFL Edition

Steelers practice squad running back Frank Summers, a fifth-round draft pick of the Steelers in 2009, signed a free agent contract with the San Diego Chargers this week. Summers likely sees the writing on the wall that his chances to make the 53 man roster with the Steelers in 2011 was very slim. The move […]

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Steelers Might Be Forced To Add TE Bright Or FB Summers On Saturday

In his weekly press conference today, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did not sound too confident that starting tight end Heath Miller would be ready this week against the Bengals as he recovers from the vicious concussion he sustained Sunday night against the Ravens. In fact he termed Miller doubtful today. He did give some […]

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Steelers Practice Squad Announced

The Steelers finalized their practice squad on Sunday and it includes many familiar faces as expected. The players added to the Steelers practice squad include: TE Eugene Bright, OG Dorian Brooks, S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, WR Tyler Grisham, OT Kyle Jolly, DT Steve McLendon, FB Frank Summers and DE Doug Worthington. All 8 players were on […]

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Steelers Reach 53 Man Roster With Release Of 11 Players, Start Practice Squad Process

The Steelers reached their 53 man roster limit today when they released 11 players and placed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the reserve/suspended list. The following released were: LB Patrick Bailey, CB Joe Burnett, S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, WR Tyler Grisham, DE Sunny Harris, C Justin Hartwig, WR Stefan Logan, DT Steve McLendon, FB Frank Summers, OG […]

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2010 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction

Oh how things can change so quickly. One play of the preseason even. As it stands right now, it looks like Byron Leftwich has some MCL damage. Early reports say it is torn, but that is not confirmed. This 53 man roster prediction of mine assumes he will be placed on IR. If not, I […]

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Steelers Beat Panthers 19-3 – Game Notes

The Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 19-3 in the 4th and final preseason game of the 2010 season, but may have lost quarterback Byron Leftwich in the process. Below are my notes and nuggets I kept on the game along with my observations. I have much more coming on this game and am working through […]

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9 Running Backs That Could Be Cut & Interest The Steelers

It is getting down to crunch time and the Steelers are quickly approaching cut down day on September 4th, when they have to get down to 53 players plus the suspended Ben Roethlisberger. At this point, I am finding it hard to believe that either Frank Summers or Jonathan Dwyer will survive the final cuts. […]

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Steelers Current Players On Roster Eligible For Practice Squad

A reader emailed me this afternoon and wanted to know of the 75 players on the active roster, which ones are eligible to be signed to the practice squad and what constitutes eligibility. First we go to the NFL rules on this: What makes a player eligible for an NFL practice squad? (a) The practice […]

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10 Steelers Players With Turk Appointments & 17 Bubble Boys

The Steelers trimmed down to 75 players on Tuesday morning and now will need to cut 21 more by September 4th. Why 21 and not 22 you ask? This is because quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be moved to the reserve/suspended list, so technically that will not be a cut. I have listed 10 players that […]

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2010 Steelers Preseason Week 3 53 Man Roster Prediction

Ok, we are now three games through the preseason games and the Steelers are licking their wounds after losing to the Broncos Sunday night. I have just finished watching the replay for a 3rd time and am ready to release my latest 53 man roster prediction. Below are the changes and the reasoning for the […]

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Broncos Beat Steelers 34-17 – Game Notes

The Steelers lost to the Denver Broncos 34-17 in the 3rd preseason game of the 2010 season. Below are my notes and nuggets I kept on the game along with my observations. I have much more coming on this game and am working through the night. These are initial reactions of mine as I am […]

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