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Steelers Vs. Bengals: Beyond The Box Score – Week 2

The timely plays and sequences you won’t find in the box score that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers decision to go for it on 4th and 5 with 6:30 left in the first quarter resulted in Ben Roethlisberger throwing his first…


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Tomlin: ‘Jarvis Has Played Well For Us’

In the Pittsburgh Steelers first two games of the 2016 regular season, fourth-year linebacker Jarvis Jones has played nearly 74% of all defensive snaps. Nearly half of those 99 snaps have featured Jones lining up somewhere on the left side of the defense and on Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 2: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the home portion of their 2016 schedule at a rain-soaked Heinz Field Sunday with a 24-16 win of the Cincinnati Bengals. Weather conditions were a big factor as both quarterbacks struggled to deliver the football accurately and each team’s star receiver was basically a non-factor. The…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals 3-Point Stance

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and below are three talking points to consider ahead of the AFC North matchup. The $58-million-dollar man Last week, Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams ran 26 times for 143 yards and two touchdowns. According to my charting, 15 of those…


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Steelers Film Room: Not Much Blitzing Last Year Against Dalton

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and the team’s defense will be looking to control quarterback Andy Dalton during the game. Last week in the Bengals regular season opener against the New York Jets, Dalton was sacked a total of seven times and mostly by…


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Steelers Not Impressed With Pass Rush Results

It’s hard to be too terribly critical in a 38-16 victory where the Pittsburgh Steelers controlled the game for three quarters. But if there is one glaring issue, it was the complete invisibility of a pass rush. Kirk Cousins’ jersey probably doesn’t even need washed after last night, not sacked…


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Week One X-Factor: Arthur Moats

Weekly article we’ll do to on gameday to highlight the one overlooked player who may hold the key to success to victory. Week One – OLB Arthur Moats Much has been written about on the state of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ pass rush with the loss of Bud Dupree for at least…


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Steelers Enter 2016 Season With 14 Players Set To Be URFAs In 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins and now that their initial roster is set, we can take a quick loom ahead at the several players who are now scheduled to become unrestricted free agents next year. Currently, there are 14 such…


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Arthur Moats Back In Familiar Position During Steelers Tenure

The 2016 NFL season has already begun, but it is set to kick off in full force tomorrow. We are just two days away from the Pittsburgh Steelers getting their season underway on Monday night against Washington. And when they do, it will once again be the veteran Arthur Moats…


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Dupree’s Injury Forces Steelers To Return To Platoon At OLB

Earlier in the offseason, maybe around the start of training camp, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler talked about wanting to move away from the platooning at the outside linebacker position that they started and relied upon during the 2015 season, basically out of necessity, since there was no individual…



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NFL Top 1000: What/Where Steelers Made The List

A huge undertaking every year, a large contingent of people were brought on to compile Bleacher Report’s NFL 1000, grading the top 1000 players in the league. It’s always a little unconventional, controversial, but a labor of love with some really smart people sending in their grades. Unveiled yesterday, they…


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Keith Butler: It’s A Big Year For Jarvis Jones

With the loss of Bud Dupree for half the season, the pressure has moved to the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ outside linebackers to step up. You can just add that to the pressure Jarvis Jones was already carrying around. A former first round pick who has never lived up…


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Tomlin: Chickillo Will Be Part Of Linebacker Rotation

Next man up. That’s the standard. The creed. Heck, I bet it’ll be plastered on a blimp and fly over Heinz Field each week. With the loss of Bud Dupree, that next man is Anthony Chickillo. At today’s press conference, Mike Tomlin made it clear Chickillo will be involved in…


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Loss Of Dupree Threatens Defense’s Success

James Harrison. Arthur Moats. Jarvis Jones. Good football players. Good people. Internally, a trio the Pittsburgh Steelers have confidence in. But none have the chance of reaching the heights Bud Dupree was supposed to take this season. And for this defense, that is a big problem. Dupree was the only…