Luke Kuechly


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Comparing Mike Mitchell’s 2013 Season To 2014

Last offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers did something that’s not very common for the Rooney family, and that’s dip their toes into the free agent pool, when they signed safety Mike Mitchell to a 5-year/$25 million deal. On paper, the signing looked good, as it added an instant replacement for vacated…


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Steelers Need Sophomore Leap From LB Ryan Shazier

When the Pittsburgh Steelers grabbed Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier with the 15th selection of the 2014 NFL Draft, it was clear that what they were seeking was an electrifying presence to add some much-needed spark to an aging, and by some considered “slow”, defense. At his pro day, Shazier…


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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Panthers Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Sack breakdown of the lone one allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers in their Week Three victory over the Carolina Panthers. 1st and 10, 1:31 1st. Shotgun, 11 personnel. Five blocking plus Le’Veon Bell on a block/release, releasing freely versus just a four man rush from Carolina. Panthers…


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Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Le’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell rushed for a career-high 146 yards this past week against the Carolina Panthers, receiving the honor of FedEx Ground Player of the Week for his effort, which was capped off by an 81-yard run. Through three weeks, the second-year back has more yards from…


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Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers controlled most of the game against the Carolina Panthers at the point of attack. That is to say that the Steelers’ offensive line had a good day against the Panthers’ front four. Leading the way toward that end was the right side of the line, in particular…


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Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind: First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes and observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 37-19 victory against the Carolina Panthers. First Half – Kick return unit: Front five: Shamarko Thomas, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Antwon Blake. Next two were Michael Palmer and Matt Spaeth. Wedge made up of Will…


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Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Cody Wallace

The Pittsburgh Steelers went without the services of Ramon Foster this week in their victory over the Carolina Panthers. The team rushed for 265 yards on the ground, vaulting them to tops in the league in terms of rushing yards per game, and also relinquished only one sack, and few…


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Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Will Johnson

Through the first two games of the season, Pittsburgh Steelers h-back Will Johnson couldn’t get on the field, logging just three snaps. On Sunday night against the Carolina Panthers, he played about 10 times that. And one of the first things he did was drop the ball. His first snap,…


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Steelers vs Panthers Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 37-19 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night. Once again, the Steelers opened the half in their base defense. Much unlike the first half, however, they began missing tackles. Cam Thomas and Ryan Shazier were…


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Penalties Continue To Plague Steelers

While the Pittsburgh Steelers did manage to notch a big road win Sunday night against the Carolina Panthers, they certainly have quite a bit to improve upon moving forward into their season. One of several main concerns for the Steelers after their first three games is the amount of penalties…



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Steelers Vs. Panthers: Friday Night Five Questions

It’s finally Friday and there’s a big weekend of football ahead of us. The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Carolina Panthers Sunday night on the road and a win combined with a Cincinnati Bengals loss could result in a lot more optimism from the fan base with the winless Tampa…