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Ryan Shazier Added To Pro Bowl Roster

Ryan Shazier won’t be going to Houston this season. But now, he has a scheduled flight to Orlando. Shazier was named as a Pro Bowl replacement, filling in for the man he’ll be most often compared to, C.J. Mosley. Mosley bowed out with an injury. Congratulations to @RyanShazier on being…


Overview Of The Steelers 2017 Free Agents

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have been eliminated from the playoffs it’s time to do a quick overview of the players who are scheduled to be free agents come the start of the 2017 league year in March. As usual, these free agents are broken down by three types; unrestricted,…



Steelers Vs Patriots Positional Grades

Well, that didn’t go anywhere near as planned. Right from the start Tom Brady and the New England Patriots simply dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game Sunday evening, rolling to a 36-17 win, clinching a spot in their ninth Super Bowl in franchise history. This will be…


Young Defensive Nucleus Built On Past Three Drafts

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense takes the field, they will be doing so with a unit that looks dramatically different from the one that they fielded the last time they found themselves in the AFC Championship Game, six seasons ago. After all, only three players on the Steelers’ roster on…


Defense Splashes Past Dolphins In Authoritative Rematch Win

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Miami Dolphins, the defense came away looking pretty bad, and they knew that as well as anybody. They came into this game wanting to avenge their previous loss and respond to that ugly performance, which included a 200-plus-yard rushing day from running…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Dolphins

Great win. Nothing weird about it. But I loved it. – Starting with the score. Only the seventh 30-12 final outcome in NFL history and the first in playoff history. The last such game was November 6th, 2011 when the Houston Texans beat the Cleveland Browns. That score happened twice…




What Are The Steelers Options If They Don’t Re-Sign Landry Jones?

Finally, in his fourth season in the NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones was finally credited with a win as a starter. He had previously won in relief of Michael Vick last year, and had started in last year’s victory over the Cleveland Browns – but only lasted a series. Week…


Linebackers Tally More INTs Than Secondary For First Time In Steelers’ History

Linebacker Ryan Shazier’s interception off Robert Griffin III during Sunday’s victory over the Cleveland Browns broke a deadlock between the team’s secondary and linebacking core. Shazier’s interception marked the seventh for the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacking core, pushing it ahead of the six total from the secondary. This would mark the…



Steelers Rookies Close Out Season Of Rare Opportunity

A lot of discussion, understandably, has been had in recent years about the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers have seen not one, or even two, but three legitimate starters emerge for the team in their rookie season this year. A large part of that discussion pertains to the fact that…


Steelers Vs Ravens: Missed Tackles Report

Missed Tackles vs. Ravens:  21 Ryan Shazier — 6 Lawrence Timmons — 4 Mike Mitchell — 2 Sean Davis — 2 William Gay — 2 Artie Burns — 1 Bud Dupree — 1 James Harrison — 1 Ross Cockrell — 1 Greg Warren (ST) — 1 Total Missed Tackles through…


Film Room: Butler’s Fire X Provides Critical Splash Moment

Now that the coaches tape is finally out, wanted to take a short look at a Dick LeBeau staple that Keith Butler has sprinkled in throughout his two seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. When you think of a Fire Zone, the casual fan probably thinks about the “Fire X” blitz…