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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 3: Steelers Versus Eagles

After opening the season with wins over two 2015 division champions, the Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road in week three to take on the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles. It was a disaster. The Steelers were completely dominated in every facet of the game and left as a battered football team,…


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Study: Why Keith Butler Needs To Start Sending Five

The sample size is small and the result maybe a little obvious but the Pittsburgh Steelers five man rush has produced the best results this season. Not burying the lede here. That’s the conclusion. Let’s show why. After three weeks, I sifted through the weekly charting we conduct to get…


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Pass Rush Pittsburgh’s Primary Problem

“Duck and cover and kiss your butt goodbye.” That’s what Cory Matthews said in this back-to-the-past episode of Boy Meets World, pointing out the silliness of trying to protect yourself under a desk in the event of an atomic bomb. I bet Steelers’ Nation was uttering a similar line throughout the game,…



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Eagles Screen Game YACed All Over The Steelers Defense On Sunday

After getting blown out Sunday by the Philadelphia Eagles on the road, the Pittsburgh Steelers certainly have enough bad tape to keep them busy for the next couple of days. While the Steelers offense certainly didn’t do their part on Sunday, the defense managed to allow 34 points in addition to 426…


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Steelers Vs Eagles: Winners And Losers

If you find anything to be happy about, let me know. I’ll be searching between the coach cushions. WINNERS Antonio Brown: He didn’t have his best today but wasn’t actively harmful in the loss, something very few players can say today. He repeatedly made tough catches on a day where…


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Steelers Spin: Week Three Rants And Ramblings

The battle of the Keystone State rages today featuring a matchup between a sparkle-eyed rookie and a grizzled veteran as the Pittsburgh Steelers face the upstart Philadelphia Eagles. Many in the City of Brotherly Love are hoping new sensation Carson Wentz will be the most successful rookie quarterback since Ben…


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Steelers Vs. Eagles: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 3

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday and it will be their second road of the 2016 regular season. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with another road win and a 3-0 record. Make Carson…





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Third Down Holds Key To Sunday’s Victor

Mentioned this in the Philadelphia Eagles’ scouting report earlier but it was a number sandwiched inbetween a lot of info and something you may have glossed over with your morning coffee and TPS reports. It’s a fairly obvious bit of information, a key to any game, and as the first…


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Keith Butler On Pass Rush: ‘We Always Aim To Get There’

There is nobody more aware of the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers have recorded just one sack through the first two games than defensive coordinator Keith Butler, who is entering his second season in that role after serving as the team’s linebackers coach for a long time beforehand. That lone…


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Butler Credits Red Zone Defense To Practice Habits

Keith Butler, for now, has met his goal. Give up no more than 16 points per game. The biggest reason for that has been a Pittsburgh Steelers’ red zone defense that’s allowed just a lone touchdown on seven trips. Quarterbacks have completed just 3/13 passes, failing to throw a touchdown,…


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Steelers Film Room: An Early Look At Eagles Rookie QB Carson Wentz

Regardless of what you read below about Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz, you have to tip your cap to North Dakota State product as he has his team 2-0 heading into his team’s Week 3 home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. With that disclaimer out of the way, below…