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Steelers Versus Bears – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Once again, Kion Wilson started at inside linebacker in place of Larry Foote. Will this be the last time? The Steelers also started the game in the nickel despite being down a starting cornerback. That’s a lot of trust in the young Shamarko Thomas. The Steelers failed to stop second and one […]

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Report: Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Fined $21K For Using Head To Hit Bears S Chris Conte

According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer has been fined $21,000 for delivering a blow to Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte while using the top/crown of his helmet outside tackle box in the loss Sunday night. #Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer indeed fined $21,000 for delivering a blow to […]

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Common Traits Atop Steelers Running Back Depth Chart No Coincidence

By Matthew Marczi What a fall it has been for Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman. In just the span of a few weeks, he has gone from starter to personal escort, playing just to help push Ben Roethlisberger forward on a third and one for a first down. There have been some extenuating circumstances […]

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Steelers Versus Bears Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers sacks from Week 3 versus the Chicago Bears. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO SEE FULL SIZE 1. 2nd and 4, 6:50 1st. 12 personnel. Bears rush five. Julius Peppers engages David Johnson but never actually rushes him so he’s not included in the above number. Playaction, Steelers […]

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Steelers Tape Breakdown: Dwyer Continues To Leave Yards On The Field With Missed Reads

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer had two great blitz pickups and two nice runs Sunday night against the Chicago Bears, but he could have had another big one in the game as well. Below is yet another example of Dwyer’s inability to read blocks as he consistently leaves yards out on the field. It […]

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Steelers Tape Breakdown: Ride 38 Two Times With Totally Different Results

The Ride 38 running play has been in the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive playbook for eons and they ran it twice Sunday night in second quarter in the loss to the Chicago Bears with two totally different results. The first time they ran was on second and one with 8:27 left in the half. The play […]

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Sadly – The Standard Is The Standard

NOTE: I don’t normally take outside article submissions, but Michael Reynolds has asked that I post his thoughts on the start of the season. I am sure this will produce some interesting discussion in the comments. ~ DB By Michael Reynolds The familiar refrain of “Here We Go Steelers” is most aptly replaced by “Here […]

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Mike Tomlin Thinks Le’Veon Bell Can Give The Steelers Running Game A Shot In The Arm

If all goes well this week in practice, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell will make his NFL regular-season debut Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London against the Minnesota Vikings. Head coach Mike Tomlin addressed Bell’s situation Tuesday in an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio. “Were excited also about getting Le’Veon Bell back this […]

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Felix Jones Has Replaced Isaac Redman As The Co-Starter On The Depth Chart

The Pittsburgh Steelers depth chart for their upcoming game in London against the Minnesota Vikings has been released and Isaac Redman is no longer listed as a co-starter at the running back position. Felix Jones has now passed Redman and is listed as the co-starter alongside rookie Le’Veon Bell, who will reportedly make his regular-season […]

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What Will Le’Veon Bell Contribute In His NFL Debut?

By Matthew Marczi Some surprising news surfaced late yesterday from Jay Glazer, who reports that the Pittsburgh Steelers believe that the recovery of Le’Veon Bell’s foot injury is ahead of schedule and that they expect him to make his NFL debut in London this Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. It will certainly be a moral […]

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Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Plays Big Role In Two Long Touchdown Passes Against Bears

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer did a very nice job in pass protection on both of the long touchdown passes to Antonio Brown Sunday night against the Chicago Bears and below are the animated gifs of both plays. On the first play, Bears safety Chris Conte blitzes off the edge while D.J. Williams comes […]

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Steelers Versus Bears Winners And Losers – Week 3

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost 40-23-Sunday night to the Chicago Bears and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below. Winners: Antonio Brown – Brown had nine catches for 196 yards and two touchdowns Sunday night and it included a one-handed circus-type catch […]

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Steelers Fantasy Stat Projections Versus Bears – Week 3 – 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Chicago Bears Sunday night and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players. Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger -  30 attempts, 21 completions, 253 yards, 2 touchdowns, 0 interceptions. The Steelers offense needs to […]

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Hritz: Bears at Steelers Preview And Prediction – Week 3

By Jeremy Hritz The Steelers are 0-2 for the second time since 2000, when Kordell Stewart stepped in for Kent Graham at quarterback after week four to lead the team to a 9-7 record but without a playoff berth. That season was also Plaxico Burress’ rookie year in which he infamously spiked the ball against […]

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Steelers Versus Bengals I – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Isaac Redman pretty visibly got the worst of the action during a collision on the opening kickoff with undrafted rookie linebacker Jayson DiManche. The two both lowered their shoulders, and Redman appeared to get the business end of the shoulder to his head. Remember, Redman was playing the up back because of […]

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Report: Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Not Expected To See Carries Monday Night

After losing running back LaRod Stephens-Howling for the season to a knee injury last week in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to re-sign running back Jonathan Dwyer to take his spot on the roster. While Dwyer is dressed for the Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Mike Prisuta […]

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Steelers Fantasy Stat Projections Versus Bengals – Week 2 – 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players. Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger -  29 attempts, 19 completions, 261 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception. The Steelers will likely want […]

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Steelers Giving All Three Running Backs First-Team Reps This Week In Practice

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night, it’s anybody’s guess as to who will get the lion’s share of the carries during the game, as it appears as though all three running backs are getting work with the first-team offense throughout the week in practice. According to Mark Kaboly of the […]

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Steelers Wednesday Practice Report: Miller is Keeping An Open Mind About Monday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to practice Wednesday in preparation for their Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals. The team, however, is not required to submit a participation injury report until Thursday, but several members of the media are reporting who did what in practice. Tight end Heath Miller (knee) is moving ever so closer […]

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Miller, Dwyer, Velasco And Graham Contract Details

According to NFLPA records, the Pittsburgh Steelers turned $3,187,500 of the $5,162,000 base salary that tight end Heath Miller was scheduled to make in 2013 into a signing bonus and that created $1,593,750 in additional salary cap space as a result. As previously noted, running back Jonathan Dwyer signed a one-year, $630,000 contract and being […]

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Jonathan Dwyer Says He’s A Changed Person With A Chip On His Shoulder

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer was scheduled to earn $1.323 million in 2013 had he been on week one roster, but being as he was waived during the final round of cuts, that one-year restricted tender did not have to be paid. Dwyer of course was re-signed on Monday after the Steelers lost LaRod […]

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Report: Steelers Rookie RB Le’Veon Bell Could Miss Another Month

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell said prior to the season opener against the Tennessee Titans that he hoped to be ready for the week two Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, but reports Wednesday morning suggest that he could be sideline another month. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Wednesday morning […]

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Mike Tomlin Hints That Isaac Redman Will Start Against The Bengals

Despite only rushing for nine yards on eight carries in the Sunday season-opening loss to the Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman might make his second straight start Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. “Obviously, he played a bad game, a lot of us did,” said Tomlin when asked if he still has […]

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Steelers Week 2 Depth Chart Has Jarvis Jones Listed As Co-Starter

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their second depth chart of the 2013 season and it includes some notable changes. Rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones, who played nearly half the snaps in the opener against the Tennessee Titans, is now listed as the co-starter at right outside linebacker alongside Jason Worilds. Jones registered one tackle on defense […]

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Steelers Re-Signing Jonathan Dwyer A Move Of Prudence, Not Penance

By Matthew Marczi There remains a large portion of not just sports fans, but also sports writers, who questioned the decision of the Pittsburgh Steelers to release Jonathan Dwyer and his $1.323 million contract. Some of those individuals have taken the re-signing of Dwyer yesterday as a mea culpa, or an acknowledgement of guilt or […]

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Shaun Suisham’s Injury Prevents Steelers From Replenishing ILB Unit

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers have already announced that center Maurkice Pouncey, running back LaRod Stephens-Howling, and linebacker Larry Foote have been placed on season-ending injured reserve. They have also announced their replacements on the roster. In Pouncey’s place, the Steelers have signed center/guard Fernando Velasco, who started 16 games last season for the […]

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