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Previewing The AFC North: Baltimore Ravens

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. We’ll being by taking an in-depth look at the Baltimore…



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AFC North Draft History Study: Running Backs

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


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The Alex Gibbs Model Of Rushing Efficiency

I was watching an old video of famous offensive line coach Alex Gibbs teach the way he coaches his offense. It was a long, multi-part video that I had to stop watching because the audio went out of sync. But within the half hour I caught, he said something very…


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Steelers Le’Veon Bell Ranked Second In Broken Tackles in 2014

When one thinks of a broken tackle, we often think of the “truck” stick on a video game, where the press of a button equates to a defender being steamrolled by the ball carrier, and that’s often the case. Beside the definition of a broken tackle in the encyclopedia should…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Class Recap: Baltimore Ravens

In the National Football League, priority number one is making sure that you can win your division, because you play those three teams twice a year, making up over a third of your schedule, and there’s no better route to the postseason than winning more games than your rivals. While…


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Steelers Would Make Ideal Trade Partner For RB-Needy Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in a great spot in the upcoming draft when it pertains to possibly trading down. The teams directly behind them all could be in the market for one of the top running backs in the draft, be it Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon or Georgia’s Todd Gurley. Detroit, Arizona, Baltimore and…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Needs: Baltimore Ravens

During the lead-up to the 2015 NFL Draft, we’ve had you covered breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster by position and looking to how that corresponds to what they might do during the draft later this week. But the Steelers aren’t the only team in the league, nor are they…


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AFC North Pre-Draft Movements: Baltimore Ravens

With the 2015 NFL Draft now just a few weeks away and the vast bulk of the free agency period now behind us, we have already gone through the roster changes that the Pittsburgh Steelers have made on a position-by-position basis. Now it’s time to turn our focus to the…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 10

Despite being now 10 days in to the free agency period, the league, and the AFC North specifically, continues to see a steady, if narrowing, stream of activity through each 24-hour news cycle. Here is what took place within the division over the course of this past Thursday. In Pittsburgh…


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Ravens Employ Zero Tolerance After Losing Moral High Ground

The Baltimore Ravens have little societal cache left with the media and the national stage when it comes to how they handle their business ever since the events of the Ray Rice incident played out in a very public manner, including leaked information about how team ownership dealt with Rice…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 3

As unsurprising as the initial flurry of activity that defined the opening day of free agency was, it’s as equally unsurprising that, by day three, things have begun to quiet down by a fair degree, especially when it comes to the AFC North. But there are still plenty of things…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 2: Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens began the new league year in a salary cap bind, but they largely relieved that after working out a trade agreement that sent defensive lineman Haloti Ngata to the Detroit Lions for mid-round draft picks in compensation. Yet all they have managed to do so far is…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 1: Baltimore Ravens

If you’re a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, then the opening day of free agency was basically a total snoozefest, outside of the front office evidently prank calling Darrelle Revis’ agent, unless there is some other reasonable explanation for that communication. But that wasn’t the case around the rest of…


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Ravens Trade DT Haloti Ngata To Lions

The Pittsburgh Steelers don’t have to worry about facing defensive tackle Haloti Ngata in 2015 unless they meet the Detroit Lions in the Super Bowl as the Baltimore Ravens traded him to the NFC North team on Tuesday. The Ravens will receive  a fourth and fifth-round pick in the upcoming 2015…



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AFC North Free Agency Preview: Baltimore Ravens

We have spent the last couple of months exhaustively examining the pending free agency period from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ perspective, but we haven’t nearly discussed what’s going on around the rest of the AFC North enough, so from now until the start of free agency, we will be taking a…








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AFC North Built For Trench Warfare On Offense

Over the past five drafts or so, the Pittsburgh Steelers actively began replenishing their depleted offensive line by investing high draft picks at the position, including first round picks on center Maurkice Pouncey and right guard David DeCastro. Completing the starting lineup are left guard Ramon Foster, a former undrafted…


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Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind – Second Half

Game notes for the final time of the 2014 season. The Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Wildcard round of the playoffs. Second Half – I know it’s Robber coverage but Troy Polamalu is playing awfully shallow on 3rd and 14. Ends up focusing on a…