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Nasty Weather Expected Tonight As The Steelers Host The Chiefs

If you watched the Sunday night game between the Houston Texans and the Chicago Bears you know that it was played in a steady stream of rain. That same type of weather is expected tonight in Pittsburgh as the Steelers play host to the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field. The current forecast calls for […]

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Steelers Halfway There: Five Relevant Questions For The Final Eight Games

By Jeremy Hritz 2012 Steelers Remaining Schedule Date Opponent Record 11-12 Chiefs 1-7 11-18 Ravens 6-2 11-25 @ Browns 2-7 12-2 @ Baltimore 6-2 12-9 Chargers 4-4 12-16 @ Dallas 3-5 12-23 Bengals 3-5 12-30 Browns 2-7 5 home, 3 away 27-39 It’s hard to believe there are only eight more games to go in […]

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Six Week 10 Sunday Games To Watch That Could Help The Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers don\’t play until Monday night so Steeler Nation can sit back on Sunday and watch several games that will continue to shape the AFC playoff picture. Below are six games to have your eyes on for pretty obvious reasons. Baltimore Ravens vs. Oakland Raiders – The Raiders beat the Steelers earlier this […]

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AFC North Already Down To Just The Steelers & The Ravens

Seven weeks into the season and the AFC North division looks to be setting up once again to be a two team race between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens. While the Cincinnati Bengals are still mathematically alive, and will be for some time, their 1-3 record in the division severely hampers their chances […]

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2012 NFL Week 7 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 7 of the 2012 NFL season is now in behind us and here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams might be headed for the […]

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Harrison Claims Extra Kevlar Padding In Helmet Has Reduced His Postgame Headaches

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has had several concussions over the course of his career and he is taking matters into his owns hands, or should I say into his helmet, to help prevent future ones. The Associated Press reports Tuesday that the veteran linebacker said that he has been wearing extra padding made of […]

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2012 NFL Week 6 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 6 of the 2012 NFL season is now in the books and here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams might be headed for the […]

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Wacky State Of The AFC Sets Stage For Crucial Steelers Bengals Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers take their 2-3 record to Cincinnati next Sunday night to face a Bengals team that dropped their third game of the season Sunday to the Cleveland Browns. The loss just so happened to be the Bengals second in the division as they lost to the Baltimore Ravens back in week 1. While […]

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Injuries Strike AFC North Hard In Week 6

Injuries to key players really took their toll on the AFC North in week 6 and the Baltimore Ravens may have very well took the brunt of it. In their 31-29 win Sunday over the Dallas Cowboys it is believed that the Ravens have lost starting cornerback Lardarius Webb for the season to torn ACL […]

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A Sunday Of AFC North Scoreboard Watching Ahead

The bad taste of the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night loss to the Tennessee Titans still remains in my mouth and probably in many of yours as well. While 3 losses in the first 5 games is certainly not what many of us expected at this point of the season, the season is far from over. […]

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2012 NFL Week 5 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 5 of the 2012 NFL season is behind us and here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams might be headed for the post season […]

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2012 NFL Week 4 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 4 of the 2012 NFL season is now in the books and here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. As i have mentioned previously, this stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams […]

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2012 NFL Week 3 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 3 of the 2012 NFL season is now behind us and here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams might be headed for the post […]

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Looking At The Steelers Failures Versus Zone Blocking Scheme Last Season

Earlier today I wrote about how the Pittsburgh Steelers defense will need to shut down the zone blocking running scheme of the Oakland Raiders on Sunday in order to win the game. As I pointed out in that post, the defense has not done a good job against that blocking scheme as recently as last […]

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Steelers Must Be Ready For Raiders Zone Blocking Scheme

When the Pittsburgh Steelers face the Oakland Raiders on Sunday they will face the new zone blocking scheme that offensive coordinator Greg Knapp has implemented for this season. While the Raiders, and more specifically running back Darren McFadden, are still in the early stages of being accustomed to it, the Steelers defense has struggled recently […]

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Chris Carter Now Likely To Start Sunday Night Against Broncos At ROLB

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison did not practice on Thursday due to his knee so that means we can likely expect second year linebacker Chris Carter to get the start at right outside linebacker in the Sunday night opener against the Denver Broncos. Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times reported via Twitter on Thursday […]

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Forbes Ranks Steelers 14th On 2012 NFL Most Valuable Team List

With the kickoff of the 2012 NFL season now just hours away, Forbes Magazine released their 2012 NFL’s Most Valuable Teams list on Wednesday which ranks the Pittsburgh Steelers 14th overall with a value of $1.1 billion. The magazine states that the Steelers had a slight loss this past year in value thanks to higher […]

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Steelers Quarterback Play During The Preseason Was Exceptional

Stats in the preseason are worthless, but they sure are fun to look at nonetheless. One thing that sticks out above everything else, both in the stats and on the field, was the play of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterbacks during the preseason. Ben Roethlisberger, Byron Leftwich, Charlie Batch and Jerrod Johnson combined to lead the league […]

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The Yearly Worrying About Players Making It To Practice Squad Is Here

You can tell that the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 season is ever so close because the worrying is ramping up about whether or not a player or players that the Steelers might waive during the final cut down will make it to the practice squad. What most fail to recognize is that 31 other teams also […]

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Steelers Not Likely To Use Timmons Outside Again Should Harrison Not Be Ready

If you watched any of the Pittsburgh Steelers games from last year when right outside linebacker James Harrison was sidelined for four weeks with his fractured orbital bone suffered against the Houston Texans, you clearly know that replacing Harrison with inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons is not something the Steelers ever want to have to do […]

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Steelers Again Have Opportunity To Give Life To Dead Money By Bringing Back Starks

If you have read Steelers Depot for some time now, and listened to our podcast, you know that I am in no way surprised that the Pittsburgh Steelers brought back tackle Max Starks today on a one-year deal. It wasn\’t a matter of if it would happen, only a matter of when, in my opinion. […]

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Who Will Be The Most Important Pittsburgh Steelers Player In 2012?

By Cian Fahey If you ask any average football team to identify its most important piece, 95 percent of them will point to their starting quarterback. In a quarterback dominated league, most teams will do almost anything to land a franchise quarterback. It\’s the reason why the Washington Redskins made that massive trade with the […]

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Worth Of Mike Wallace: A Comparison To The Elite NFL Receivers

By Jeremy Hritz It’s the end of June and Mike Wallace still has yet to sign a contract with the Steelers. Although teammate Ike Taylor has now said on two occasions that Wallace will be in camp, there have not been any formal updates on the progress of a new contract. Back on March 21st, […]

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Lawrence Timmons Drop-off Last Season Merely An Aberration Due To Circumstances

The post on Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons by Jeremy Hritz from earlier this morning warrants an even deeper look at the drop-off the former first round draft pick had last season. Timmons finished tied for 50th in the league in 2011 with 93 combined tackles after finishing 8th in 2010 with 135. The obvious […]

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Lawrence Timmons, Expectations, & \”12-14 Sacks\”

By Jeremy Hritz Last year provided Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons with not only a new six year, 50 million dollar contract, but an opportunity to expand his understanding of the Dick LeBeau 3-4 defense when he stepped in for four games at outside linebacker for James Harrison, who suffered a fractured orbital bone […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – June 12th – 2012 Mini-camp Begins Edition

Mandatory mini-camp begins today for the Steelers and Teresa Varley talked to rookies David DeCastro and Mike Adams after they arrived in town to take part in the session for the first time since rookie camp. The always entertaining Ike Taylor recently stopped by NFL Films and sat down to answer 5 questions and a […]

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