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Steelers Pass Rush Plans Coming Together

The Pittsburgh Steelers set forth into their offseason with two primary missions: find more turnovers, and improve the pass rush. The efforts toward the former are ongoing as they adapt to employing more Cover 2 schemes. We got a glimpse of their offseason work in improving the pass rush last…


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Steelers Beat Packers 24-19, Lose Two Starters To Injuries

Despite a 24-19 Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Green Bay Packers, if the measure of a successful preseason game is staying injury-free, then by all accounts the team has failed. In the first half, the team lost Maurkice Pouncey and Stephon Tuitt to left ankle injuries while quarterback Bruce Gradkowski…


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Marczi 2015 Steelers 53-Man Roster Prediction: Post-Jaguars Game

Offense (24) Quarterback (3) – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski, Landry Jones Analysis: No changes. I’ve been telling you this whole time the Steelers are constitutionally opposed to carrying only two quarterbacks. That was reaffirmed recently. Running backs (3) – DeAngelo Williams, Dri Archer, Josh Harris Analysis: No changes. There’s no…


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Training Camp Diary: Day Eighteen

The last one. I promised myself I wouldn’t cry. I also might have had my fingers crossed when I said that.. – It was a low-key practice. Looked like the team had the option to practice in shorts, most choosing to don them instead of the pants with thigh pads….



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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Second Preseason Game

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have another preseason game behind them, it’s time for another 53 man roster prediction. This time around my prediction hasn’t changed much as I only felt it necessary to make one adjustment on my 53 and two more on my practice squad. Feel free to chime in…


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Kozora 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Jaguars Game

As Dave Bryan, Jon Ledyard, and Matthew Marczi will do, I’ll update my Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster predictions. As we’ve written about, there aren’t many camp battles left for the 53. This roster won’t change a ton the rest of the way. But there are always slight variations in…


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Steelers Vs Jaguars First Half Notes And Observations

Author’s Note: I’ve spent the better part of the past week nursing a pair of severe ear infections, a sore throat, and as I’ve deduced yesterday, a spider bite. As such it’s been difficult for me to get too in-depth on game tape during that time, hence why my work…


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Training Camp Diary: Day Seventeen

Welcome to Day Seventeen. Tomorrow the last one. We’ll save the tears for then, ok? Your daily report. – Injury roundup. C.J. Goodwin (unknown), David Nelson (left shoulder), Josh Harris (foot), Vince Williams (hamstring), Lawrence Timmons (toe), Cortez Allen (unknown), and Cameron Clear (right knee) were all out with injuries….


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Alejandro Villanueva Making Himself Eligible For Different Hats

While trying not the oversell its significance, it was no doubt interesting to see that the Pittsburgh Steelers used first-year tackle Alejandro Villanueva as an eligible receiver during practice yesterday, and actually threw him a pass. Of course, it is worth pointing out at this time that Ben Roethlisberger actually…


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Steelers Training Camp Stock Report: Day 16

Welcome to Fight Club, otherwise known as Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Practice #16 of 18, where the players have gone stir-crazy and cabin fever is looming over the team heading into their final two practices. Today was absolutely the wildest, weirdest day of camp with a lot of short tempers…


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Training Camp Diary: Day Sixteen

Final three days. Day Sixteen and I’ll tell ya what, today was a weird one. We’ll cover it throughout the post but with the rain, new plays, quarterbacks getting hit in the eye, and fights, this day had it all. – Injury roundup. Vince Williams, Lawrence Timmons, Josh Harris, David…




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20 Things We’ll Miss About Training Camp

As the final week of training camp winds down, it has come to my attention that for many of these players, this will be the last time we get to see them on the practice fields of St. Vincent College. And while their on-field contributions likely won’t be missed, this…