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Does Gardner Signing Signal Adding Some Trickery To Offense?

In the 2012 season for the Michigan Wolverines, wide receiver Devin Gardner was catching passes from dual threat quarterback, Denard Robinson, now a running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He finished that year with 16 grabs for 266 yards and 4 scores. However, after an injury to Robinson, it was…


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Steelers’ “Wolf Of Wall Street” Looks To Find His Niche As UDFA

On May 23, Steelers undrafted free agent running back Ross Scheuerman will graduate from Lafayette with a degree in economics and likely at some point, maybe sooner rather than later, will find himself in a big city, perhaps Wall Street. That will always be there, and that’s the great thing…


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Focus On CB Size Exaggerates Impact Of Tall Targets

During the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers added a pair of short cornerbacks to a group of players that is already fairly height-deprived outside of Cortez Allen, who at 6’1” is the only one in the group that exceeds a stature of six feet. In the second round, the…


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Lafayette’s Versatile Scheuerman Could Be UDFA Find For Steelers

As a former high school wrestling and football star, Lafayette’s Ross Scheuerman had to make a choice between the two. As a two-time county champion, he could’ve easily pursued wrestling at the next stage of his career, but he ultimately chose football, noting the ceiling on the gridiron was higher…


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League Passes New Safety Rules, Including Injury Spotter

Yesterday, we wrote about the player culture that the NFL is trying to overcome as it pertains to the locker room view on head injuries, and has over the past few years seen it as in their best interests to take the decision of staying in the game out of…


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League Still Trying To Overcome Player Culture About Concussions

The National Football League has long had a concussion problem, even if it is only in more recent years that the public has learned of the extent of the issue. There are no obvious ways to address the problem, either, without fundamentally changing the nature of the game, for which…


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Patriots Deflate Seahawks With Late Interception To Win Super Bowl XLIX

New England Patriots undrafted rookie cornerback Malcolm Butler intercepted a potential game-winning pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette on the one-yard line with 26 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to secure a 28-24 win for his team in Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Arizona Stadium…



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Patriots Run Over Colts 45-7 To Advance To Super Bowl XLIX

Running back LeGarrette Blount rushed for 148 yards and three touchdowns Sunday evening to easily power the New England Patriots to a 45-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game to advance to the Super Bowl where they’ll face the Seattle Seahawks. Blount, who was waived by…






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Free Agency Is Now Officially Under Way

Let the games begin. The new league year is now officially under way as the 4 PM bell sounds, which also means that the free agency period is officially open. No doubt several free agents are preparing to sign contracts as you read this, even though teams are not allowed…



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Steelers 2013 Player Evaluations By Position – Specialists

By Alex Kozora A Pittsburgh Steelers player by player recap, grouped by position, reviewing the 2013 season. Getting closer to the end. Due up, the specialists. Shaun Suisham: Kicker is a position fans tend to toss barbs at but it’s difficult to fault Suisham. Aside from a tough game against…




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Patriots Injury Report: 11 Players Remain Limited On Thursday

The Thursday injury report for the New England Patriots looks exactly like the one released on Wednesday as they continue to prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers this coming Sunday. Limited again on Thursday for the Patriots were wide receiver Danny Amendola (groin), cornerback Kyle Arrington (groin), running back Brandon…


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Patriots Injury Report: 11 Players Limited On Wednesday

The Wednesday injury report for the New England Patriots is now out and it includes several players listed as being limited as they prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers this coming Sunday. Limited Wednesday were wide receiver Danny Amendola (groin), cornerback Kyle Arrington (groin), running back Brandon Bolden (knee), tackle…


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Pro Football Focus Grades Antonio Brown Above All Wide Receivers

By Matthew Marczi Through six weeks of the 2013 NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have the best wide receiver in the game, and it really is not all that close, according to the advanced metrics of Pro Football Focus. The website gives Antonio Brown an overall grade of 14.0, which…


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Antonio Brown – Security Blanket

By Matthew Marczi Antonio Brown is in his first season as the top receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and so far, he is making the most of it, putting up some very impressive numbers. Take, for example, Ben Roethlisberger’s completion percentage when targeting Brown thus far this season. Roethlisberger has…