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Steelers vs Ravens II First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. On the first play of the game, Cameron Heyward smashed through a double team to make a tackle for loss. A pair of receptions to tight end Owen Daniels, fresh…



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Antwon Blake Steps Up For Steelers In Sub-Package

After a string of frustratingly inconsistent games from starting cornerback Cortez Allen, the Pittsburgh Steelers made the tough decision to demote him to sub-package duty three games ago against the Houston Texans. The move seemed to make sense at the time. Replacing him in the starting lineup was Brice McCain,…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Ravens

By David Todd The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Baltimore Ravens in their third consecutive nationally-televised game at Heinz Field on a night when they retired Joe Greene’s jersey. They did Mean Joe proud, throttling the visitors 43-23 to raise their record to 6-3. It wasn’t quite a throwback to…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 9 vs. Ravens

By Michael K. Reynolds The evening began with the honoring of all-time Pittsburgh Steelers great Joe Greene and finished with one of the most satisfying victories ever over the Baltimore Ravens. Although it started off of the Steelers script in the first quarter, by the end of the game all…


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Steelers Defense Limits Explosive Plays In Win Over Ravens

When Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco connected with wide receiver Torrey Smith for a 35 yard touchdown pass with 9:47 left in the first quarter Sunday night, it appeared as though the Pittsburgh Steelers defense was well on their way to allowing several explosive more plays in the game. That…



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Rejuvenated James Harrison Rediscovering Pass Rushing Flare

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison was retired in September. He now leads the team in sacks. The veteran pass rusher has notched a pair of sacks in back-to-back games now after failing to record one in his first four games back. The pass rushing production has come as he…


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Steelers Vs. Ravens: Winners And Losers From Week 9

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 43-23 Sunday night at Heinz Field to move to 6-3 on the season. Here is just a little sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Feel free to add your own in the comments below that you think I missed….



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Steelers Film Room: Baltimore Ravens Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Brief scouting report on the Baltimore Ravens based off their loss last week against the Cincinnati Bengals. As always, the disclaimer is a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing. This scouting report isn’t the say-all, end-all for the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight. OFFENSE – Joe…



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Steelers vs. Ravens: Battle Of The Bone?

By Michael K. Reynolds Two dogs. One bone. When the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Baltimore Ravens under the scalding heat of prime time lights this Sunday there is much more than bragging rights and a bitter rivalry at stake. Yes. There are birds on the menu as the Black…




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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 8 vs. Colts

By Michael K. Reynolds Following their mesmerizing 51-34 victory over the Indianapolis Colts the Pittsburgh Steelers arrive at the halfway point of the season with one half of the team soaring and the other half sputtering out black smoke. Is the plane crashing or is the rocket just lifting up?…


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Steelers Needing A Home Run

By Michael K. Reynolds Starting with the Indianapolis Colts this Sunday and followed by the Baltimore Ravens next week, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in need of a run of back-to-back home victories to vault them into serious contention. But the only way they are going to get this home run…



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Steelers Show A 4-5-2 Goal Line Package Against Cleveland

It seemed odd to me when reviewing the snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Cleveland Browns that three of the four starting members of the secondary all played every snap but two. I realized that something must have occurred during the game that I missed to cause…


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Steelers vs Panthers – What To Watch For On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now 1-1 after two weeks in an AFC North division in which nobody has gone winless. While they squeaked by the Cleveland Browns in the season opener, they were trounced last Thursday against the Baltimore Ravens. The team still has many questions to answer on both…


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Steelers vs Ravens Film Review: Ike Taylor

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran cornerback Ike Taylor was targeted four times by quarterback Joe Flacco against the Baltimore Ravens last week, but Taylor was the only one to get a hand on any of those four passes. Although he missed one tackle early on in the game (who didn’t miss a…


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Steelers vs Ravens Film Review: Cam Thomas

The Pittsburgh Steelers, at this point, are basically starting Cam Thomas at left defensive end because they are waiting for either Stephon Tuitt to be ready mentally or for Brett Keisel to be ready physically to be a starter. That’s my working theory, anyway, because he would certainly be of…


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Steelers vs Ravens Film Review Steve McLendon

Membership numbers of the Steve McLendon Is Not A Nose Tackle support group may have taken a hit following last Thursday’s loss by the Pittsburgh Steelers, who fell 26-6 to the Baltimore Ravens in a game in which the second-year starter was most certainly the defense’s best player. Suffice it…


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Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind: Second Half

By Alex Kozora My observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 defeat versus the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night. – Little bit shorter, especially since the 4th quarter was pretty ho-hum considering the scoreboard. – Steve McLendon has active hands and a quality rip move. Check him out rip Jeremy Zuttah, generating pressure and drawing a…


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Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind: First Half

By Alex Kozora My observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 defeat versus the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night. First Half – Kick return unit: The frontline from left to right by the return team’s perspective. Shamarko Thomas, Sean Spence, Arthur Moats, Antwon Blake, and Terence Garvin. The following pairing of Michael…