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Steelers’ All-22: Predictability And Pick Sixes

Football is a mental game. It’s a phrase you’ve undoubtedly heard a hundred times during a broadcast. But the cliché is true. No one wins anymore solely because they’re bigger and faster. If you can’t figure out where the play is going, you don’t stand a chance, no matter how…


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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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Where Are They Now? Deshea Townsend

Aside from an Ike Taylor interception every once in a blue moon, it seems like the last time a reliable player donned the black and gold at the cornerback position, it was none other than Deshea Townsend. A four-year starter for the Alabama Crimson tide from 1994 through the 1997 season, he now…


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A Closer Look At New Steelers DC Keith Butler

This past offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers waved goodbye to a longtime fixture of the ball club’s defense in coordinator Dick LeBeau. The “father” of the zone-blitz, his intricate defensive schemes kept offensive coordinators up at night each and every fall, and now his duties have been turned over to longtime…



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2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Offseason

We’ve shown you our series of mock draft simulations from Fanspeak.com. To start the week, we’ll take it one step further and mock an entire offseason. Fanspeak has let people like me nerd out, offering a “Managing the Cap” simulator in conjunction with Overthecap.com, a site dedicated to salary cap…


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Report: Dick LeBeau Given Full Control Of Titans Defense

On Thursday the Tennessee Titans officially announced the hiring of former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau as their new assistant head coach in charge of the defense and according to a report by Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, the 77-year-old will indeed have full control of that side of…


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Titans Officially Name Dick LeBeau Assistant Head Coach/Defense

As expected, the Tennessee Titans named former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau as their Assistant Head Coach/Defense on Thursday. LeBeau, who reportedly resigned his position with the Steelers a few weeks after the 2014 season ended, won’t be a stranger to several coaches on the Titans staff as head…


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Report: Dick LeBeau Will Join Titans As Assistant Head Coach/Defense

According to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is expected to be named assistant head coach of the Tennessee Titans next week. Wyatt also reports that LeBeau will be in charge of the Titans defense and that Ray Horton will remain the defensive coordinator…



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Potential Steelers To Watch For In The Senior Bowl

Every year in Mobile, AL, the cream of the crop of college footballs’ seniors are invited to participate in the Senior Bowl. Regardless if they’re a Division I FBS All-American or a complete unknown from a Division III school tucked away in a far corner of the country, it’s a…


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Steelers Film Room: Titans Make Gay Pay

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay has a history of wanting to jump routes and Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt and wide receiver Nate Washington were both well aware of that heading into Monday night’s game. Thanks to them both knowing Gay’s tendencies, the Titans were able to burn the…


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Titans Whisenhunt Refuses To Compare Mettenberger To Roethlisberger

When Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger entered the league way back in 2004, current Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt was his first offensive coordinator. Currently, Whisenhunt has another rookie quarterback in the form of Zach Mettenberger starting for him in Tennessee and while the LSU product has been compared…


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Season Of Change – Kirby Wilson Misses His Chance

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as…









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Steelers Offseason Priorities – Finding An Offensive Line Coach

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers have their work cut out for them coming off consecutive non-winning seasons. It takes elbow grease to get from 8-8 to a contender, as everybody knows, of course, but this offseason, the issue is more complicated than simply improving, due to some uncommon circumstances….


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Updated: Keith Butler Will Stay With Steelers

We still don’t know for sure whether or not the Tennessee Titans have asked the Pittsburgh Steelers for permission of the last 24 hours to interview linebackers coach Keith Butler for their defensive coordinator position, but if they do, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that permission will be…


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Report: Titans Have Yet To Ask Permission To Speak To Keith Butler

For those worried that Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler might be the target to become the new defensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on Wednesday that as of noon, Ken Whisenhunt asked permission to interview him. As of noon today, Titans have…


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Ian Rapoport Gets Caught With His Twitter Foot In His Mouth

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network was at it again on Tuesday and this time he really stuck his Twitter foot in his mouth. Rapoport tweeted earlier in the day that Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler would likely be new Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt‘s strong choice for…