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Steelers vs Ravens First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 26-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Fullback Will Johnson played one snap—the first snap—for the entire game. He has three snaps for the season now. The going was tough for Le’Veon Bell early in the…



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Ravens Injury Report: G Marshal Yanda, CB Lardarius Webb Practice Fully On Tuesday

The Baltimore Ravens will enter their Thursday night home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers as very healthy team, according to Tuesday’s injury participation report. The two players listed this week by the Ravens are guard Marshal Yanda (foot) and cornerback Lardarius Webb (back) and both are listed as practicing fully…


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Ravens CB Jimmy Smith Arrested Saturday Night For Disorderly Conduct

It’s been quite the offseason for the Baltimore Ravens, who had their fifth player arrested Saturday night. According to several media reports, cornerback Jimmy Smith was arrested and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct late Saturday night after an alleged incident at suburban Baltimore bar. Smith was reportedly trying to help…




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Le’Veon Bell’s Heart Was On Display In Baltimore

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell has now had arguably his two best games thus far against the team’s biggest rival, the Baltimore Ravens. This past game was even bigger than the first, as he combined for 136 yards on the ground and in the air….


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The Rule That Defies Both Common Sense And Physics

By Matthew Marczi For those of you who follow me on Twitter, you are probably aware of the fact that I took issue with a certain physics-defying aspect of one rule that negated a touchdown run. I speak of course about Le’Veon Bell’s final play. Bell was looking to cap…


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According To The New Rule, Ravens CB Jimmy Smith Should Be Fined

The tackle box, as defined by the NFL, runs tackle to tackle and up to three yards down the field past the line of scrimmage. Using that definition, Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith should have been flagged for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell late in…



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Will Johnson Getting More Involved In The Offense

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Will Johnson played his most snaps of the season, and his highest percentage of the team’s total snaps, in the their most recent victory over the Baltimore Ravens. It also just so happened to be the team’s best game on the ground through the…


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Todd Haley Lets The Wildcat Out Of The Bag

By Matthew Marczi I am not entirely sure what the biggest surprise of the last game was, but it could have been a tie between the performance of Guy Whimper at right tackle and the installation of the Wildcat offense with Le’Veon Bell. Since I will be writing pieces on…


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Steelers Versus Ravens: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 7

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Baltimore Ravens Sunday at Heinz Field and below are seven things to watch for in the game. Who Sacks Less? – Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has already been sacked 18 times so far this year in the five games that he’s played while…



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Steelers Ravens Inactives – Week 13

Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 13 game on the road against the Baltimore Ravens. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Steelers Inactives LB LaMarr Woodley T Mike Adams WR Jerricho Cotchery QB Byron Leftwich QB Ben Roethlisberger RB Rashard Mendenhall CB DeMarcus Van…


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Ravens Injury Report: TE Ed Dickson Doubtful

The Friday injury report for the Baltimore Ravens shows very little change from the Thursday report as they prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Cornerback Jimmy Smith (abdomen) has long been ruled out and will not play. Tight end Ed Dickson (knee) failed to work a third straight…




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Steelers Ravens Inactives – Week 11

Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 11 game at Heinz Field against the Baltimore Ravens. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Steelers Inactives S Troy Polamalu T Marcus Gilbert LB Stevenson Sylvester LB Adrian Robinson WR Antonio Brown QB Ben Roethlisberger CB DeMarcus Van…


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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…



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Strengths & Weaknesses Of Byron Leftwich

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley had his usually talk with the media on Thursday and made a point to say that they will call the offense around the strengths of quarterback Byron Leftwich while Ben Roethlisberger is sidelined by his shoulder and rib injury. He also made a point…




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Injuries Strike AFC North Hard In Week 6

Injuries to key players really took their toll on the AFC North in week 6 and the Baltimore Ravens may have very well took the brunt of it. In their 31-29 win Sunday over the Dallas Cowboys it is believed that the Ravens have lost starting cornerback Lardarius Webb for…