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James Harrison Closing In On Steelers’ Career Sack Record

In what is likely his final season in the NFL, James Harrison has given himself a chance to set one more Pittsburgh Steelers’ record. With his three sack outburst Sunday night, Harrison now trails Jason Gildon by 2.5 sacks to tie the franchise record for career sacks. Three, of course,…



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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Browns Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 30-9 beatdown over the Cleveland Browns. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Bud Dupree, and Anthony Chickillo. Robert Golden the next man right behind. Jesse James, Will Johnson, and Roosevelt Nix apart of the wedge with…


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Week 10 Steelers Vs Browns Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers notched their first division win of the season thanks to the performance of backup quarterback Ben Roethlisberger against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. Cornerback William Gay tripped Travis Benjamin on the first play of…


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Week 10 Steelers’ Defensive Sack Breakdown

We’ll continue our weekly Wednesday series, breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers six sacks from Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. It was an unusual day for the Steelers defense, as they technically recorded a sack on the Browns first offensive play of the game, but really failed to apply much…


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Steelers Vs. Browns: Top 6 Storylines Ahead Of Sunday’s Game

The 5-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 2-7 Cleveland Browns Sunday at Heinz Field and here are the six biggest storylines currently surrounding the Week 10 game. To Ben or not to Ben – While he’s still unlikely to play Sunday against the Browns after suffering a sprained left foot…


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Three Key Matchups In The Steelers vs. Browns Week 10 Game

The 5-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 2-7 Cleveland Browns Sunday at Heinz Field in what looks like might feature a quarterback battle between Landry Jones and Johnny Manziel. While there certainly will be several great matchups to pay attention to on Sunday, below are three that I have identified…



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Steelers Film Room: Cleveland Browns’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…





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Tomlin Looking For More Out Of Steelers’ Pass Rush

Derek Carr’s jersey probably didn’t even need to be washed after Sunday. At best, a Tide To Go pen would have done the trick. In 46 dropbacks, Carr wasn’t sacked once by the Pittsburgh Steelers pass rush and was only hit once. Mike Tomlin addressed that issue in his opening…


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NFL Trade Deadline 2015: Steelers Unlikely To Make Tuesday Deal

With the NFL trade deadline looming (Tuesday, 4 p.m. ET), you’ve probably read the suggestions from several hacks as it relates to proposed deals the Pittsburgh Steelers should make. If they got your hopes up, prepare to be disappointed. While several have tried to link the Steelers to possibly trading…


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Steelers Film Room: Ryan Shazier Vs Run

There will be several Pittsburgh Steelers under the microscope in 2015, particularly on the defensive side of the football. Ryan Shazier is among that group, a rookie year marred by injury that never let us fully see the type of player he could become. Like any second year player, you’re…