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Steelers Film Room: Indianapolis Colts’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Steelers Roethlisberger Named FedEx Air Player Of The Week For Week 10

Chalk up another award for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as it’s now being reported that he’s been voted as the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week for Week 10. Roethlisberger, who entered Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns midway through the first quarter after starter Landry Jones went…




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AFC North Week 2 Recap: Ravens Lone Team To Lose On Sunday

All four AFC North teams have now completed their Week 2 games and only the Baltimore Ravens failed to notch a win. Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Seth Roberts with 26 seconds left to neat the Ravens 37-33. Carr was 7 for 9 for…


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AFC North Draft History Study: Quarterbacks

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


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Steelers Stay True, Go Back To The Buckeye Pipeline Once Again

With Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly looking to his Oregon Ducks pipeline early and often for NFL talent, the team is often looked at as an extension of Oregon, the “Philadelphia Ducks” if you will. Kelly looked to cap this off by an “any means possible” approach to trade up…


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Once The Bane Of Rookie QBs, Dick LeBeau Now Tasked With Prepping One

For years, former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau built up a reputation of befuddling rookie quarterbacks with the complexity of his pressure packages, flummoxing young signal-callers into making foolish mistakes and producing costly turnovers as his defense took over a game. The win-loss record of his units against rookie…


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2015 First Round Mock Draft

The 2015 NFL Draft will begin in less than an hour so I guess I should slip in my annual mock of the first-round. Last year I luckily matched six picks, so my goal is to at least equal that number again this year. I didn’t have time to add…


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Day One AFC North First-Round Spots, Targets

In the National Football League, the first goal at the beginning of every league year is to win your division, and the first order of business is to make sure you have the resources to win your division. The Pittsburgh Steelers are in the AFC North, a division in which…


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Will The Browns Really Trade Up To Draft QB Marcus Mariota?

Will the Cleveland Browns trade up in the first-round of the 2015 NFL Draft to select Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota? According to a Wednesday morning report by Pat McManamon of ESPN.com, they might do just that. McManamon is reportedly saying that the Browns will offer two first-round picks to the…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Needs: Cleveland Browns

During the lead-up to the 2015 NFL Draft, we’ve had you covered breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster by position and looking to how that corresponds to what they might do during the draft later this week. But the Steelers aren’t the only team in the league, nor are they…


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Kozora: 2015 NFL Draft Mini Scouting Reports

With the 2015 NFL Draft upcoming, we are close to reaching the end of our scouting reports. Due to the time each individual one takes, there’s a couple of players I’ve watched at key positions – like outside linebacker – but won’t be able to do full-fledged reports on. Brief…


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26 Top Prospects To Attend 2015 NFL Draft

According to a release sent out Tuesday evening by the NFL, 26 top-rated prospects, who are expected to be selected on Thursday or Friday night, have confirmed that they they will be attending the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago. Below is an alphabetical…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: East Carolina QB Shane Carden

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Late in the draft…