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Steelers Won’t Force Receiving Production From TE Position

Heath Miller was a player who was on the field for virtually every meaningful offensive snap that the Pittsburgh Steelers took from 2005 to 2015 unless he was injured. It goes without saying that the offense if going to look a bit different heading into next season without him. I…


Steelers Should Be Open To 4WR Sets In 2016

In the days following the retirement of tight end Heath Miller, plenty of ideas have been batted around as to how that might affect how the Pittsburgh Steelers both can and choose to run their offense headed into next season. Miller was not simply an every-down sort of tight end….


Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2013 Draft Class

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article about a series of grades evaluating the rookie draft classes of each NFL team following their first seasons, and I talked about the arbitrary nature of the process, in particular the signing of a letter grade for players who have yet…

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Steelers 2015 Offensive Breakdown: 22 Personnel

As the offseason continues, we continue to look back and dissect the numbers behind the Pittsburgh Steelers’s 2015 season, currently focusing on the offensive side of the ball. Continuing with a look at the personnel packages that the Steelers have used, we have already taken a look at their predominant…

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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis: WR Darrius Heyward-Bey – Unrestricted

Player: Darrius Heyward-Bey Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 7 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $665,000 2015 Season Breakdown: Darrius Heyward-Bey was a virtual non-factor offensively in his first season in Pittsburgh last season, catching just three passes for 33 yards, following one of which, he actually ended up…

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 30:  Emmanuel Sanders #88 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates with Jerricho Cotchery #89 against the Carolina Panthers during the preseason game on August 30, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Jerricho Cotchery Saw Potential Of Steelers Offense In 2013

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery is currently preparing to participate in the first Super Bowl of his career. Such is the fate of an individual who spend the majority of his career playing for the Jets (I kid—but not really). But prior to spending the past two seasons…

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2015 Player Exit Meetings – WR Markus Wheaton

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


Antonio Brown’s Absence Limited 4WR Sets For Steelers In Denver

Two weeks ago, in the Wildcard round, the Pittsburgh Steelers, having lost DeAngelo Williams and been thrust into a position of needing to rely upon the inexperienced and largely untested Fitzgerald Toussaint and Jordan Todman, broke with their convention and turned several times to a four-wide receiver set so that…


Steelers 2016 Draft Needs: Offense Overview

With the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now firmly behind us, we can now take a good look at the teams 2016 draft needs. In this post, we will look at every offensive position from a needs standpoint as the team enters the offseason. Quarterback – (Low Need) – With starter…


Breakdown Of Ben Roethlisberger’s 12 Incompletions Against Broncos

So, how did Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger play Sunday with an injured shoulder in the team’s divisional playoff game against the Denver Broncos? Pretty damn good. While Roethlisberger failed to throw a touchdown pass Sunday against the Broncos, he did complete 24 of his 37 pass attempts in the game…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Broncos Divisional Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers season came to an end Sunday afternoon at Sports Authority Field at Mile High as they were defeated 23-16 by the AFC’s #1-seeded Denver Broncos in the divisional round of the playoffs. The pregame hype focused on the health and capabilities of the two future Hall of…