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Steelers Spin: Week Thirteen Rants And Ramblings

Steelers Nation is feeling better nourished after a double Holiday helping of victories last week by their beloved, but befuddling team who turkey-throttled both the Indianapolis Colts 28-7 and the Cleveland Browns 24-9. It was the perfect antidote to seasonal depression as the Steelers were an undeniably underwhelming 4-5 team…


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Steelers Vs Colts Defensive Charting Notes

Your weekly roundup. All applicable stats out of 62 plays. – The Pittsburgh Steelers were in nickel 58% of the time against the Indianapolis Colts. In their 3-4 40.3%. – Keith Butler again turned up the heat, sending five or six rushers 46.3% of the time. He blitzed 53.7% (22…


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Antonio Brown Needs 13 More Receptions To Set Another NFL Record

While it’s probably unlikely that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will catch 13 passes during Sunday’s game against the New York Giants, he has managed to accomplish that feat four times already during his career. With that disclaimer out of the way, Brown needs just 13 more catches between…


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Butler On Dupree: ‘He’s Still A Little Rusty’

During his Tuesday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated that he’ll now move forward with a four-man rotation at the outside linebacker position. One of those four players will obviously be second-year linebacker Bud Dupree, who has now played in two games since returning from the team’s…


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Steelers Vs Colts Game Rewind

Your game notes. First Half – Kick coverage: Justin Gilbert-Robert Golden (hello old friend)-Sammie Coates-Roosevelt Nix-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Fitzgerald Toussaint-Artie Burns-Jordan Dangerfield – When it works, it’s praised. When it doesn’t, you get killed. Lawrence Timmons carrying TY Hilton here and William Gay gets home on the blitz. –…


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Watch: Javon Hargrave’s Breakout Game

Back to our weekly talking to the tape section. And this one is my favorites. Javon Hargrave might have grown up before our eyes on Thanksgiving against the Indianapolis Colts. It was easily the best game of his short career and we break down the highlights. We look at his…


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Steelers Vs Browns/Colts: Missed Tackles Report

With two games in five days, it was quite hard for me to get a chance to bang out a missed tackles report from the Cleveland Browns game prior to kickoff against the Indianapolis Colts. So, with the said, here’s a combined missed tackles report from both games. I hope…


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Roethlisberger Believes Coates Is Close To Being A Contributor Again

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates failed to register a catch in the team’s Thursday night win over the Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger thinks the former third-round draft pick out of Auburn is making strides in his attempt to finally overcome his deep pass catching drought that…




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Roethlisberger Praises Hamilton’s Lone Catch Against Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Cobi Hamilton only had one reception for 5 yards in the team’s Thursday night win over the Indianapolis Colts but quarterback Ben Roethlisberger views that lone catch as a significant one. “Cobi, he had a third down catch, it was 3rd and 5, he was the…


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Steelers’ DBs Showing Smarts, Athleticism In Two Interception Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary has been much maligned this year. From shoddy tackling, big plays allowed, and not enough created, there hasn’t been remarkable improvement for most of the year. But thanks to some of the pressure that’s been created the past two weeks, this group has taken shape. And…


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Steelers Renewed Pass Rush To Be Tested Against Giants

After registering 10 sacks in their last two games, the Pittsburgh Steelers defenses will get a real chance to show Sunday at home against the New York Giants just how far they’ve come when it comes to getting after opposing quarterbacks. On Sunday, the Steelers defense will face a Giants…


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Steelers Recent Sack Production Skews Season Total

They were the worst team in the league. Emphasis on were. If you landed on Earth today and just looked at the team stats, you’d think the Pittsburgh Steelers are doing pretty ok with their 24 sacks. That puts them tied for 14th in the NFL, above average, when two weeks…