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Todd Haley Likens Running Style Of Dri Archer To That Of Jamaal Charles’

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Dri Archer might be roughly 20 pounds lighter than Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, but offensive coordinator Todd Haley thinks the two have similar running styles, according to Judy Battista of NFL.com. A few Steelers leftovers from today: Todd Haley told me rookie Dri Archer's running style reminds […]

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Expect Steelers To Use Blount Force When Leading In Fourth Quarter

Over the course of the last two seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers have had a lead in the fourth quarter in 17 of the 32 games that they have played. While they did manage to win 14 of those games, they weren’t able to run the ball effectively in those situations. In fact, when you remove […]

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Dri Archer Compared To RB Jamaal Charles As He Begins Work At WR

According to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Dri Archer began working with the wide receiver group today during the final OTA session before mandatory minicamp. Wexell also notes that Archer told him he will be attending both running back and wide receiver meetings going forward. This, of course, coming as the […]

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The Pessimist’s Take – More Quarters?

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both […]

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Miracle Needed: Steelers Playoff Hopes Rest On Chiefs Beating Chargers

The Pittsburgh Steelers still have life following their 20-7 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday and now we await the outcome of the Kansas City Chiefs game against the San Diego Chargers. Thanks to the New York Jets beating the Miami Dolphins and the Cincinnati Bengals beating the Baltimore Ravens in the early games, […]

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Steelers Versus Chiefs – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Below is a list of random notes and observations from the first half during the third preseason game for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Kansas City Chiefs. Right from the very first play of the game, safety Troy Polamalu was up at the line of scrimmage, screaming in from the defensive right […]

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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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Steelers 2013 Draft Prospect Profiles: RB Christine Michael – Texas A&M

Texas A&M running back Christine Michael is an interesting prospect that some team is likely to steal in the April draft. Could the Pittsburgh Steelers wind up being the team that commits the theft? Michael tore it up at the NFL combine last month, outside of his 4.54 40 time, as he posted a 43″ […]

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Spilled Milk Of Steelers 2008 Draft Class Resurfaces With Mendenhall Suspension

With Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall being suspended on Tuesday by the team for conduct detrimental to the team the talk about the Steelers 2008 draft class immediately jumped up as a topic of discussion right after it. The writing has been on the wall for sometime now that Mendenhall, who is in the […]

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Competition Analysis Week 11: Steelers Versus Ravens

By Christopher DiMarino Fantasy Overview: The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered a serious blow when quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left the Monday night game. Ben is both the leader and MVP of this team and he is simply irreplaceable. The timing is unfortunate because a murky start to the season was beginning to fade in the rearview mirror […]

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Animated Gif Break Down Of The Chiefs Zone Stretch Success Against The Steelers

When a team is running the football well it can really open up things for them in the passing game. Sound familiar? Cliché? Yes, but so very true, and we saw this early on in the Pittsburgh Steelers game Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. In addition, when one play works out of a […]

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Steelers Versus Chiefs Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 16-13 Monday night and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. The Steelers get the second half kickoff and Ben Roethlisberger gets away with a forced first down pass to the left sideline to Mike […]

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Steelers Versus Chiefs Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 16-13 Monday night at Heinz Field and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. Kicker Shaun Suisham made the tackle on the opening kickoff. That\’s not exactly the way you want a game to start. Ziggy Hood […]

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Steelers Beat Chiefs 16-13 After Losing Roethlisberger To A Shoulder Injury – Game Recap

Linebacker Lawrence Timmons intercepted a pass from Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel on the second play of overtime to set up a 23-yard game winning field goal by Shaun Suisham to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 16-13 win Monday night at Heinz Field. The turnover by the Chiefs, who had 29 of them entering […]

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Steelers Versus Chiefs: Prediction & 7 Keys To The Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to stack their fourth win in a row Monday night when they take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field. Below are 7 things to watch for specifically in this game along with my prediction at the end of it. In case you missed it, here is the Wednesday podcast […]

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Chiefs Offense Runs Through Jamaal Charles & Dwayne Bowe

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Kansas City Chiefs Monday night at Heinz Field and it is not too hard to figure out which two players on the Chiefs offense that Steelers defense will need to shut down in order to win the game. Running back Jamaal Charles and wide receiver Dwayne Bowe combined have […]

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Hritz: Steelers Versus Chiefs Preview & Prediction

By Jeremy Hritz Hritz 2012 Prediction Record: 6-2 Chiefs at Steelers Rankings Breakdown RANKINGS Kansas City Pittsburgh Offense 16th (357.5) 14th (367.2) Rushing 3rd (149.9) 21st (104.9) Passing 25th (207.6) 10th (262.4) PPG 29 (16.6) 13th (23.9) Defense 17th (347.5) 1st (262.2) Rushing 23rd (126) 7th (88.6) Passing 11th (221.5) 1st (174) PPG 30th (30) […]

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Competition Analysis Week 10: Steelers Versus Chiefs

By Christopher DiMarino Fantasy Overview: The Pittsburgh Steelers made a statement that was heard around the NFL last week. By defeating the Super Bowl champion New York Giants they effectively quieted the critics and garnered the regained attention of the media. The world saw a fundamentally sound football team in East Rutherford and this was […]

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Chiefs Injury Report: T Branden Albert Still Limited

The Friday injury report for the Kansas City Chiefs is now out as they continue to prepare to play the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night at Heinz Field. Guard Jeff Allen (head), cornerback Javier Arenas (head), running back Jamaal Charles (neck), wide receiver Terrance Copper (calf), running back Nate Eachus (head), and wide receiver Devon Wylie […]

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Chiefs Injury Report: Jamaal Charles Practices Fully

The Thursday injury report for the Kansas City Chiefs is now out as the prepare to play the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night at Heinz Field. Guard Jeff Allen (head), cornerback Javier Arenas (head), running back Jamaal Charles (neck), wide receiver Terrance Copper (calf), running back Nate Eachus (head), and wide receiver Devon Wylie (hamstring) all […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Schedule Preview: Week 10 Analysis Versus Kansas City Chiefs

By Christopher DiMarino This is another entry in a set of early looks at the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in the 2012-13 season. The goal is to acclimate the average Steelers fan to the offseason changes each team has made. This will make the in-depth analysis in the week before the game more […]

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Todd Haley Likes Using Running Backs In The Passing Game

Since the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Florida running back Chris Rainey in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL draft, one really can\’t help but to think that new offensive coordinator Todd Haley plans to use him the same way that he used Dexter McCluster when he was the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. […]

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Steelers Hope To \”Make It Rainey\” With Their 5th Round Draft Pick Out Of Florida

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did not tell a lie when he was interviewed at the NFL owner\’s meetings that took place in late March. Tomlin said at that time that the team would likely add a running back this offseason, either via free agency or the draft. The Steelers had in a few […]

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Steelers 2011 Game By Game Schedule Breakdown

The Steelers 2011 season kicks off this Sunday and I have purposely waited until now to post a game by game quick look ahead at the Steelers 2011 schedule. The free agent moves and final roster cuts have taken place around the league and it provides a much clearer look at where teams are at […]

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A Closer Look At Explosive Running Plays By Running Backs In 2010

I have seen the term explosive plays by a running back on the ground being used a little bit more in articles as of late so I wanted to do a study of both running backs and teams last season in relation to the stat. An explosive rushing play on the ground by a running […]

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Examining The John Clayton Big Back Theory Against 3-4 Defenses

John Clayton had a story that caught my attention the other day on ESPN.com in which he was trying to convey the notion that teams facing true 3-4 defense need bigger backs to get the job done on the ground. Clayton did preface this by saying, “To beat a 3-4 defense on the ground you […]

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