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Mike Adams To Remain Steelers Left Tackle For Now

The Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be happy with their decision to switch tackles that took place well over a week ago and offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. said Monday he will continue on with Mike Adams at left tackle and Marcus Gilbert at right tackle for the time being. “We\’re gonna stay with it […]

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Three Under-The-Radar Steelers Players Worth Watching During The Preseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be taking on the New York Giants tonight in their 2013 preseason opener at Heinz Field and there are three off-the-radar players that will be worth keeping an eye on. While all three should be considered long-shots to make the final 53 man roster, they still have a glimmer of hope […]

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Steelers Versus Giants: 11 Things To Look For Saturday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New York Giants Saturday night at Heinz Field for their preseason opener and below are eleven things to look for during the game. Hey Rookie: Yes, we will start off with the most obvious of the obvious. We are all excited to see what Jarvis Jones, Le\’Veon Bell, Markus […]

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Tomlin Names Adams, Gilbert & Worilds As Players That Could See Extra Time Against Giants

During his Thursday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated that his starters would likely play 10-12 snaps Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants. In addition to that, he did say that a few of the starters could get extended playing time beyond. On Friday, Tomlin had his […]

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Sixth Wheel Kelvin Beachum Could See Some Mileage This Season

By Matthew Marczi After the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum with the last of their four seventh round draft picks in last year’s draft, there was some excitement and anticipation—albeit just a trace—over his potential to help improve the offensive line’s depth, given the way that Kevin Colbert and others talked him up […]

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Report: Todd Haley Wanted To Commit To Outside Zone Last Season

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley wanted to use more zone blocking in 2012, but the team never could commit to it. Haley told Bouchette they worked on the blocking scheme during the offseason, but for undisclosed reasons it pretty much ended there. While they did try […]

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Expect Todd Haley To Adjust Personnel Groupings In An Effort To Improve Run Game

One of the things that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said about new offensive line coach Jack Bicknell, Jr. following his hiring earlier this year, is that he noticed how well the Kansas City Chiefs ran against the teams in the AFC North last season. “They played the AFC North, and they ran the […]

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Thoughts On The Steelers As They Reach The Halfway Point Of Training Camp – Part 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off from practice on Tuesday and they will resume their training camp practices on Wednesday. With camp now at the halfway point, here are a few more of my thoughts that are running around in my ever so cluttered head. If you missed part one, you can read it here. Like […]

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Steelers Mike Adams Listed As Starting Left Tackle For Giants Preseason Game

There is a new leader in the clubhouse at left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the depth chart for the first preseason game against the New York Giants has been released and shows Mike Adams at left tackle replacing Marcus Gilbert, who has been flipped over to the right side, where he started and […]

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Former Steelers Lineman Tunch Ilkin Offers Handy Tip On Left Tackle Competition

By Matthew Marczi For the fourth straight practice, beginning with the Friday night practice, second-year tackle Mike Adams has manned the left side of the offensive line, where third-year tackle Marcus Gilbert had practiced throughout the offseason. Early in the offseason, there were expectations that the two former second round draft picks would compete for […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Eleven Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers are almost halfway through with training camp and the Monday practice featured the team back in shorts after several days of wearing the pads. Head coach Mike Tomlin said the decision to get out of pads was an effort to let the team get healthier as they will also have Tuesday off. […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Ten Recap

Ten days of training camp are now in the books for the Pittsburgh Steelers and below is your recap of tidbits from around the world wide web. Head coach Mike Tomlin seemed pretty happy with what he saw during practice on Sunday and said the players are getting into a good rhythm. The list of […]

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Steelers Rookie RB Le\’Veon Bell Likes Feeling Lighter

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell was heavily criticized for being too tall and lacking great speed leading up to the 2013 NFL Draft. While Bell cant do anything about his height, he is looking to improve his speed some as he arrived at Latrobe  for training camp weighing 232 pounds, which as Gerry […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Setting A Tone With The Running Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday training camp practice included a live 11-on-11 tackling session, which is really unheard of this time of year. Members of the media were indeed shocked and they probably wondered if they slept through training camp and the preseason. Head coach Mike Tomlin gave his reasons for the live tackling session following […]

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Steelers Will Still Primarily Be A Power Running Team In 2013

If you are like me, you are probable excited about seeing more of the outside zone being utilized by the Pittsburgh Steelers offense in 2013. However, just because we will see more of it, doesn\’t mean we won\’t still see some of the traditional inside zone, and power based blocking that we have been accustomed […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Says 2013 Offense is All About Running The Ball

The Pittsburgh Steelers running game finished 26th in the league last year in rushing yards per game with a 96.1 average and 28th overall in yards per rush with a 3.73 average. They addressed those problems during the offseason by drafting Michigan State running back Le\’Veon Bell in the second-round and made the commitment to […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp – Day Three Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is already three days old and on Sunday they had their second practice and thankfully the weather was nice. Below is a recap of the major highlights from the media. Sunday morning was pretty much boring and void of any real news, so we will jump ahead to things that […]

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Who Plays Left Tackle For Steelers If Marcus Gilbert Goes Down?

By Matthew Marczi Anybody who is acquainted with the recent history of the Pittsburgh Steelers and their offensive line knows that there is a good chance that one of the starting linemen will miss time in 2013. When you consider that both players expected to be starting tackles this year missed significant time just last […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles: John Malecki Versus Nik Embernate Versus Justin Cheadle

The start of the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is now less than three weeks away so we will continue to look at the training camp battles that will take place with a look at the battle for a backup interior offensive line spot on the 53 man roster. You can comment on this battle […]

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Move To Left Side For Marcus Gilbert Just Another Part Of Steelers Offensive Line Shuffle

By Matthew Marczi All five starters along the offensive line for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 earned starting experience in 2012. However, only one of them started more than six games at his position, that being center Maurkice Pouncey. Ramon Foster started every game last season, as previously discussed; however, 13 of his starts came […]

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Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles: Guy Whimper Versus Joe Long Versus Mike Golic Jr.

July is finally here, and that means the Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for training camp later this month. We have already looked at a few training camp battles that will take place, and today we will look at the battle for the backup tackle spot on the 53 man roster. Leave your comments […]

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Steelers Drop In Explosive Receiving Plays Has To Be Made Up By Running Game

Wide receiver Mike Wallace is long gone and gone with him is the 67 explosive plays of 20 yards or more that he accumulated during his four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. In an effort to fill the void that was created when Wallace signed with the Miami Dolphins early in the free agent signing […]

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Steelers 2013 Mini Camp – Day One Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory mini camp got underway on Tuesday and here is a recap from day one. Markus Down For An Excused Absence – With it being a mandatory mini camp the Steelers had everyone present except for rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. That means both […]

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Steelers Coach Jack Bicknell Jr. Says Biggest Concern Is Developing Depth On Offensive Line

All throughout the offseason I have voiced by concerns about the Pittsburgh Steelers depth on their offensive line and on Tuesday new offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. said he shares that same concern during his talk with the media. “We have to develop some backups. That\’s my biggest concern right now,” said Bicknell following […]

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Steelers Ultimate Stats Recipe For QB Ben Roethlisberger To Produce Wins

While researching the career sack numbers of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, I wanted to try to determine a perfect recipe for him winning games as it relates to sacks taken and yards per carry produced by everyone except for him and what I found was pretty astonishing. While it might be hard to believe, […]

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Steelers T Joe Long Might Be The Reserve Tackle The Team Longs For In 2013

It\’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers have question marks surrounding their depth at the tackle position heading into training camp, but one player who\’s trying to prove he\’s capable of filling a backup tackle role during the OTA sessions is Joe Long. Long was originally signed by St. Louis Rams in 2012 as an […]

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