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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Colts Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 45-10 beatdown over the Indianapolis Colts. First Half – New formation on the kick return unit. Maybe because of planning for surprise onside kick and just trying to do something different. Six man front. Arthur Moats-Anthony Chickillo-Shamarko Thomas-Terence Garvin-Robert Golden–Vince Williams with Roosevelt Nix…


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Breakdown Of Steelers Cornerback Rotation Used Against Colts

As many of you should know by now, the Pittsburgh Steelers finally shook up their secondary Sunday night in their home win over the Indianapolis Colts and that included cornerback Brandon Boykin seeing his most extensive playing time of the season. Now that our defensive charting from that game has…


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Pittsburgh Playing With Playoff Mentality

Although the actual playoffs are still on the horizon, with a full month separating the regular and post season, it’s basically playoff season already for the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Ben Roethlisberger, that mentality began following the team’s bye week. “We kind of made that approach a couple weeks ago,”…


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Antonio Brown Named AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week

With perhaps the most electrifying play of the weekend, Antonio Brown has been named the AFC Special Teams Player Of The week. He did it again. @AntonioBrown84 has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. 🏆 | https://t.co/KH08dv9Q64 pic.twitter.com/qTKSa15NZn — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) December 9, 2015 Not bad for a…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Colts

Sunday night in front of a national television audience the Pittsburgh Steelers destroyed the Indianapolis Colts 45-10 at Heinz Field. After turning the ball over on the opening kickoff and then four plays into their second possession, the Steelers were excellent offensively scoring on seven of nine possessions, which included…


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Steelers Comfortable Using Three-Man Rotation At Inside Linebacker

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Ryan Shazier did miss four games earlier in the season due to a shoulder injury, the former first round draft pick hasn’t missed any games since even though he’s been on the team’s injury report quite a bit. While Shazier was knocked out the team’s…



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Steelers Film Room: Smash Concept

Revisiting a concept we’ve talked about in the past. A core one we see in practically every team’s playbook and is the quintessential Cover 2 beater in the NFL. It’s the smash concept, and the Pittsburgh Steelers ran it early in Sunday’s win over the Indianapolis Colts. For a refresher,…


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Decision To Not Cut Jacoby Jones On Tuesday Not Contract Related

Tuesday morning the Pittsburgh Steelers demoted veteran returner Jacoby Jones following his multi-fumble game Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts. Surprisingly, Jones was not waived by the end of the day and that had several people guessing that the main reason behind that has something to do with his contract. I’m…


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Steelers Sudden Change Defense Suddenly Good

Mike Tomlin loves phrases. “If you will.” “At this juncture.” “Unleash Hell.” Ok, maybe that last one didn’t work out so well. One of his most recent ones is a little more specific and tailored to football. The sudden change opportunities, where a turnover flips the field, either giving the…


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Tomlin Admits Hot Hands At Outside Linebacker Can Alter Rotation

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made it clear last week that he really doesn’t enjoy answering questions related to the way he handles the rotation of his outside linebackers. Even so, that doesn’t mean the media isn’t going to keep asking him about that very topic. During his Tuesday…


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No Early Indication Jacoby Jones Will Be Waived Following Demotion

The updated depth chart that the Pittsburgh Steelers released Tuesday morning revealed that veteran return man Jacoby Jones has been demoted in favor of Markus Wheaton and Antonio Brown. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to explain Jones’ current status with the team following that…


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Tomlin Encouraged But Not Satisfied By Jesse James

By most people’s expectations, Jesse James has done reasonably well in his rookie campaign. It’s fun just to get excited about a rookie. Bud Dupree aside, there really hasn’t been anyone to watch. Senquez Golson’s season ended before it ever really began, Sammie Coates and L.T. Walton are friends with…


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2015 NFL Week 13 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With four weeks of the 2015 NFL season remaining, the adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats now show that there are only six teams in the league with differentials greater than 1.0. Thanks to their resurgence over the course of the last three weeks, the defending NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks…


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Steelers Film Room: James Harrison’s Speed Bull Rush

James Harrison is the ageless wonder. And even though he had been quiet coming into last night’s victory, he’s always had the potential to breakout. He’s done it the way he’s always done it – with strength and technique. And it was on display on his three sacks last night….