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Steelers Defense Looks Different Just Six Weeks Later

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be putting a defense on the field that is radically different in appearance than the one that began last season. As a matter of fact, this is a defense that will already be markedly different from that one that they even opened this season with. If we got back to the […]

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The Mystique Of Mount McCullers

By Michael K. Reynolds Who would have thought one of the most anticipated rookie debuts for the Pittsburgh Steelers this season would be a sixth round draft choice? That’s precisely the buzz and surprising controversy surrounding nose tackle Daniel McCullers’ opportunity to be active for a game for the first time in his young career. […]

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Steelers Fantasy Football Stat Projections Versus Texans – Week 7 – 2014

By Tony DelSignore Jr. Week 7 – October 20, 2014 Location: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Houston Texans The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Houston Texans in primetime this Monday night and they will put their league best 7-0 record at Heinz Field since 2001, on the line. There is not much to be excited […]

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Steelers LB James Harrison Believes Defensive Scheme Is Not Outdated

If you’re in the group of people that believes the defense run by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is outdated and no longer effective, linebacker James Harrison vehemently disagrees with you. “That’s bull. The defense works,” Harrison said recently, according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “Players have to play the defense. Period. […]

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Report: Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt To Make First Career Start Monday Night

Monday night will be a night that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Stephon Tuitt will never forget, as according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team’s second-round draft pick will make his first career start against the Houston Texans at Heinz Field. Tuitt, according to Dulac, will be the first Steelers defensive end to start […]

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Texans Injury Report: LB Jadeveon Clowney Limited Friday

The Houston Texans Friday injury report shows several players trending in the right direction but it’s still unclear as to whether or not rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee) will make his triumphant return to the field Monday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Clowney, who has missed the last five games with a knee injury, practiced […]

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Steelers Vs. Texans: Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and thanks a ton for your continued patronage to the site. The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Houston Texans Monday night and that means I might get to watch a few extra games on Sunday. I’m excited about that as I usually have to watch most of them later […]

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Steelers Injury Report: S Shamarko Thomas Sits Friday, LB Ryan Shazier Still Limited

The Pittsburgh Steelers Friday injury report has now been released and it’s looking like a few of the team’s younger defensive players won’t make it back this week for the game Monday night against the Houston Texans. After being limited Thursday, safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) wasn’t able to participate Friday and he is now all […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Texans Preview, Roethlisberger Situation, Weekly Picks & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 32 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into previeweing the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night game against the Houston Texans. We go over the Thursday injury report and also talk about the possibility of nose tackle Daniel McCullers and wide receiver Martavis Bryant both seeing their first action of the season […]

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LeBeau Thinks McCullers’ Strength Will Help Him Overcome Lack Leverage

Due to injuries on the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line, rookie nose tackle Daniel McCullers is expected to make his regular season debut Monday night against the Houston Texans and the oversized Tennessee product can’t wait to show what he can do. “I’m excited. Anything can happen in a week. I just got to keep working […]

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Steelers Have More Plans To Get RB Le’Veon Bell The Ball Out Of The Backfield

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has already caught 28 passes for 251 yards through the first six games and that puts him pass to catch 74 for the season. That pace, however, might be increased over the course of the next several weeks judging by the comments made Wednesday by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during […]

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Haley Set To Face The Man He Hired To Run His Defense In Kansas City

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field, there will be two coordinators going against each other that know one another very well. When Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley was the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs from 2009-11, Texans defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel held that same position with […]

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Dick LeBeau On Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt: ‘He’s Going To Be A Good Player, You Can Write That Down’

With Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon currently sidelined with a shoulder injury and defensive end Brett Keisel questionable for the Monday night game against the Houston Texans because of a sprained knee, there’s a good chance that rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt will make his first career start at Heinz Field. At the very […]

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Texans Injury Report: Linebackers Jadeveon Clowney, Brian Cushing Both Sit Out Thursday

By the looks of the Thursday injury report, the Houston Texans might not get their rookie linebacker back for the Monday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee), who has been sidelined since the season opener, did not participate in practice Thursday and there’s already speculation that he […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Brett Keisel, Mike Mitchell Both Sidelined Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field and their first injury report of the week shows that several players were unable to practice fully Thursday. For starters, fullback Will Johnson (illness), defensive end Brett Keisel (knee), safety Mike Mitchell (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (not injury related) all sat […]

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Dick LeBeau All But Says Brice McCain Will Start Over Cortez Allen Monday Night

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau didn’t come right and say it Thursday, but in a roundabout way he confirmed that cornerback Brice McCain will get the start over Cortez Allen Monday night against the Houston Texans. LeBeau confirms McCain will see time ahead of Allen, says Cortez will still be good player but week […]

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Anxious Shazier Still Wearing Brace On Injured Knee

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier has missed  the last three games with a knee injury and while its not yet clear whether or not he’ll play Monday night against the Houston Texans, he was back working with the first-team defense some during Wednesday’s practice. On the Wednesday edition of Steelers Live, Shazier was shown […]

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Roethlisberger, Wheaton Working Hard To Get Back On Same Page With Each Other

If you watched the game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, you clearly saw that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and wide receiver Markus Wheaton weren’t on the same page with each other on several throws. Heading into the Monday night game against the Houston Texans, the two are working hard this week to make sure […]

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Audio: Wednesday Interview With Josh Taylor On Trib Live Radio

Wednesday afternoon I joined Josh Taylor for an interview on his show that can be heard on Trib Live Radio. We covered several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers as they head into their Monday night game at Heinz Field against the Houston Texans. You can listed to the interview below that starts at the 22:20 mark and make sure […]

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Roethlisberger Thinks Key With Rookie Bryant Is Not To Overload Him

Baring something totally unforeseen between now and Monday night, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant will dress for the first time the season for the primetime game against the Houston Texans. During a Wednesday interview with the media, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was asked to talk about what the 6’4″ Bryant brings to the team […]

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Steelers CB Brice McCain: ‘I Was With The First Group Today’

Will Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brice McCain get the start over the struggling Cortez Allen Monday night against the Houston Texans? As it stands right now, it sounds like there’s a really good chance of that happening. “I was with the first group today,” McCain said Wednesday after practice, according to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio. […]

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Steelers Game Monday Night Against Texans Is Close To Being A Must-Win One

While the upcoming Monday night game against the Houston Texans isn’t technically a must-win game for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it’s probably pretty close to being labeled that. According to PlayoffStatus.com, a Steelers loss Monday night to the Texans would leave the then-four loss team with only a 19% chance of making the playoffs. It’s important […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tomlin Presser, Steelers Texans Preview With Drew Dougherty & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 31 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say Tuesday during his weekly press conference. We discuss whether or not we will see a few new faces Monday night against the Houston Texans and that includes talk […]

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Steelers Could Debut Two Rookie Draft Picks Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to get a boost out of two of their rookie draft picks on Monday, neither of whom have yet dressed for a game. Head coach Mike Tomlin said yesterday during his press conference that he was looking at 6’4” wide receiver Martavis Bryant as a possible option against the Houston […]

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Antonio Brown Says Mike Tomlin Told Team They’re Not Tough Enough

As you can probably imagine, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin probably wasn’t too pleased with what he saw out of his team Sunday in the 31-10 loss to the Cleveland Browns and he apparently let them know it Monday by attacking their pride. During his weekly radio show, Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown told […]

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2014 NFL Week 6 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With six weeks of 2014 season now in the books, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. While there are still 11 weeks left in the season, there are five teams on the AFC side that I wouldn’t bet against making the playoffs. At this […]

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