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Steelers Vs. Chiefs Game Rewind – First Half

Week 16 game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. First Half – Kick return. Front five: Arthur Moats, Vince Williams, Robert Golden, Terence Garvin, Shamarko Thomas. Michael Palmer/Stephon Tuitt (replacing the injured Matt Spaeth), Cody Wallace/Will Johnson, with Josh Harris serving as the upback…


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While Not His Speciality, Chiefs QB Alex Smith Can Still Go Deep

Against the Atlanta Falcons this past Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers defense allowed quarterback Matt Ryan to complete 4-of-6 passes thrown more than 15 yards past the line of scrimmage. While allowing 66.7% of all deep passes to completed against you is never a good thing, at least only one of…


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Steelers vs Panthers Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 37-19 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night. Once again, the Steelers opened the half in their base defense. Much unlike the first half, however, they began missing tackles. Cam Thomas and Ryan Shazier were…


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Steelers vs Panthers First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 37-19 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night. The Steelers opened the game in the 12 personnel, with both Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth lined up off the right side. That’s already different. On second…


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Panthers Injury Report: Jerricho Cotchery, Jason Avant, DeAngelo Williams All Questionable

The Carolina Panthers have now released their final injury report for the upcoming Sunday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and the lengthy list includes several players that are listed as either questionable or doubtful. Panthers running back Fozzy Whittaker (thigh) is the only player listed as doubtful and it…


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Panthers Injury Report: RB DeAngelo Williams Still Sidelined, WR Jerricho Cotchery Added

The Carolina Panthers Thursday injury report has now been released and it shows quite a few changes from the one that was released on Wednesday. Not practicing for a second-straight day were running backs Fozzy Whittaker (thigh) and DeAngelo Williams (thigh). Williams missed the game last weekend against the Detroit…


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Panthers Injury Report: Several Starters Sit Out Wednesday

The Carolina Panthers are a banged up team heading into their Sunday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers as their first official injury report of the week includes several starters that failed to practice Wednesday. Sitting out Wednesday were tackle Byron Bell (toe), wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (knee), wide receiver…


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Undefeated Panthers Open As Three Point Home Favorites Over Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will next play the Carolina Panthers on the road Sunday night and they’ve already been installed has three point underdogs to start the week. The Panthers have started the 2014 season 2-0 and they have averaged 22 points in their wins over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and…


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Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora My final game notes of the 2014 preseason. Observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 loss to the hands of the Carolina Panthers. First Half – First team kick coverage unit consisted of backup. Shouldn’t put much stock into it but we’ll note it anyway. The group L-R….


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Kozora – 2014 First Round Mock Draft

By Alex Kozora This will be my final article before the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. It’s a first round mock based on what I believe will happen as opposed to what should happen and no trades are predicted. Keep that in mind when reading it. Also, keep…


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Steelers Versus Eagles Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 16-14 on Sunday and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. Nice bracket coverage on the early deep pass Jeremy Maclin by both Ike Taylor and Ryan Clark. The defense had the Eagles…