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2013 Steelers Free Agency: 17 Unrestricted, 5 Restricted & 2 Exclusive Rights Free Agents

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into the offseason with several big decisions ahead of them as far as free agency and personnel goes. In total they will have 17 unrestricted free agents , 5 restricted free agents and 2 exclusive rights free agents. Cornerback Keenan Lewis and guard Ramon Foster will likely be considered the Steelers […]

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Steelers Knock Off Browns 24-10 In Season Finale To Finish Year 8-8 – Game Recap

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was 15-of-23 passing for 134 yards with 3 touchdowns to Leonard Pope, Antonio Brown and Plaxico Burress to lead the team to a 24-10 win Sunday over the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 season finale. The win means that the Steelers finish the season at 8-8 after going 3-3 in […]

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Steelers TE Heath Miller To Have Knee Surgery On Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller dropped by to visit team on Wednesday and it was reported that he would have surgery on Thursday to repair the damage done to his ACL, MCL and PCL late in the loss to the Cincinnati Bengals this past Sunday. Miller, who was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday, […]

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21 Players That Might Be Playing Their Last Game As Steelers Next Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 season will officially come to an end next Sunday and with that comes the reality that several players might be playing their final game in the black and gold. We will dive into free agency deeper once the season is officially over but here is a quick synopsis of those players. […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 13 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 13 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Player Notes: The Steelers only used their 11 personnel grouping featuring 3 wide receivers 24 times against the Ravens with 6 of those times coming on the final drive of the game. They used […]

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Steelers Chiefs Week 10 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 10 win over the Kandas City Chiefs. Player Notes: As I posted recently, the Steelers once again made it through another game with all five of their offensive lineman playing every snap. It is too bad that the same can\’t […]

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Steelers Versus Giants Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. Chris Rainey gets the second half started with a great return that is keyed by a double team block made by Cameron Heyward and Leonard […]

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Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 9 – Giants

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday at MetLife Stadium and are now 5-3 on the season. Below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning and losing performances in the game. Winners: Isaac Redman – If 147 yards rushing on 26 carries to go along with the […]

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Steelers Return Unit Provides 249 Hidden Yards In Win Over Giants

You have often heard me write and talk about the hidden yards in football games as it is a stat that is just finally starting to get its due. Whether it is yards after the catch or yards in the return game, they make the difference on a week to week basis and they set […]

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Steelers Redskins Week 8 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 8 win over the Washington Redskins. Player Notes: Nothing really eye popping this week as far as participation numbers went. Emmanuel Sanders saw an increase in snaps as he was the only wide receiver on the field late in the […]

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Steelers Versus Redskins Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. Cortez Allen makes the tackle on the opening kickoff of the second half. Robert Griffin III hits tight end Niles Paul on a […]

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Steelers Versus Redskins Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. A nice start by Jonathan Dwyer as he turns a possible stuff into positive yardage. The fake bubble screen that resulted in an explosive play […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Redskins Game Recap Episode

Season 3, Episode 35 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right after it Monday morning as we recap the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-12 win Sunday over the Washington Redskins at Heinz Field. We start with a look at the Steelers first offensive possession and zero in specifically on the […]

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Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 8 Redskins

Below are the week 8 official gamebook offensive and defensive snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-12 win over the Washington Redskins Sunday at Heinz Field. The Steelers starting five linemen made the whole game for a second consecutive game. Cornerback Curtis Brown saw a few snaps again this week in the dime. Keenan Lewis, […]

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RG3 No Match For BR7 As Steelers Beat Redskins 27-12 – Game Recap

There was some great quarterback play Sunday and it didn\’t come from the well talked about, and highly hyped, Washington Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III as Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was head and shoulders better than the one that they call RG3 at Heinz Field. Roethlisberger was 24-of-33 for 222 yards with three touchdowns […]

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Steelers Bengals Week 7 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 7 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Player Notes: There were not too many surprises this past week on offense unless you consider the fact that all five offensive linemen were able to play every snap in this game. Running back […]

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Break Down Of The Steelers Two Point Conversion Play Against The Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers two point conversion Sunday night against the Cincinnati Bengals was an interesting play and one that likely will never be run against that defensive personnel every again. That being said, it worked as tight end Heath Miller schooled Bengals cornerback Leon Hall on a fade pattern for the conversion. So why was […]

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Steelers Versus Titans Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

On Sunday I posted my first half notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-23 loss to the Tennessee Titans and here now are my second half notes from the game. The Titans give a gift early on with a late hit and Ben Roethlisberger hits Heath Miller for another first down after that. A dump off […]

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Looking Closer At The Steelers Decision To Release Weslye Saunders

I was surprised Friday when it was announced that second-year tight end Weslye Saunders was released and that move has left many, including myself, wondering what the reasoning was behind the decision. It has been suggested by a few that the play of veteran tight end Leonard Pope, specifically one block, in the Steelers 26-23 […]

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Steelers Release TE Weslye Saunders

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a surprise move today as steelers.com reports that they have decided to release second-year tight end Weslye Saunders. Saunders returned to the team on Monday after serving his four gamer suspension for testing positive for a banned substance. It was believed by many that veteran Leonard Pope would be the odd […]

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Steelers Roster Exemption Deadline Approaches

The Pittsburgh Steelers have until 4:00 p.m. eastern today to activate tight end Weslye Saunders to the 53 man roster after being granted a roster exemption this past week. Saunders returned to the team on Monday after serving his four game suspension for testing positive for a banned substance. The short week led to the […]

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Steelers Eagles Week 5 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 5 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Player Notes: With Rashard Mendenhall back from injury, Jonathan Dwyer, as expected, was inactive. In addition, Baron Batch never saw the field on offense. Rookie tight end David Paulson saw extensive playing time at […]

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Tomlin Says Roster Exemption Has Been Granted For Saunders & Praises Play Of Paulson

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said during his Monday press conference that they have been granted a roster exemption until Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. for tight end Weslye Saunders, who is able to return to the team today following his four game suspension for testing positive for a banned substance. “We could choose […]

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Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 5 Eagles

Below are the week 5 official gamebook snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Offensively, Rashard Mendenhall had 22 snaps in his first game back from a torn ACL and he touched the ball on 16 of those snaps. Tight end Leonard Pope did not see the field […]

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Steelers Versus Eagles Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 16-14 on Sunday and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. Nice bracket coverage on the early deep pass Jeremy Maclin by both Ike Taylor and Ryan Clark. The defense had the Eagles in a 3rd and long, […]

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Report: Steelers Expected To Receive One Week Roster Exemption For Weslye Saunders

The Pittsburgh Steelers might not have to make a roster move during the upcoming short week to accommodate suspended tight end Weslye Saunders, as Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports via Twitter that the team is expected to be granted a one week roster exemption. Saunders can return to the team Monday after serving […]

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