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Steelers Used 4WR Sets To Give Toussaint, Todman Rest

Over the course of the 16-game regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers ran just 13 plays from either 10 or 01 personnel—that is, either one running back or one tight end on the field along with four wide receivers. All but three of those plays came from Week Nine on, after…



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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Bengals Wild Card Game

In one of the craziest and most-dramatic games I’ve ever seen, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16 at rain-soaked Paul Brown Stadium Saturday night in the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs. As a boy I attended the Immaculate Reception game which, for me, will never be…


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Steelers May Have Kick Return Quandary In Antonio Brown’s Absence

A Pittsburgh Steelers game plan that does not include All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown is a game plan that is vastly different, and vastly diminished. And if he is to miss Pittsburgh’s divisional round match against the Broncos on Sunday, it will affect not just the offensive side of the…


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Steelers Have No Substitute For Antonio Brown’s Game

If yesterday’s tidbit from ESPN’s Bob Holtzman is to be believed, then the Pittsburgh Steelers are in serious trouble. With DeAngelo Williams’ status already in doubt and Ben Roethlisberger having suffered a separated shoulder, the reporter has said that a team source told him it is not looking good for…


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Steelers’ Topping Turnover Battle Helps End Three-Game Playoff Skid

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ first postseason victory since the 2010 AFC Championship game included six turovers. In their previous three postseason games, there were four, two, and three turnovers, respectively. The Steelers lost or tied the turnover margin in each of those games, all three of which they came out on…



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Bengals Ebb While Steelers Flow To Triumph In Tug-Of-War

I would be lying if I said that I had ever personally seen such a crazy, up-and-down game while covering the Pittsburgh Steelers—at the very least, not with this much on the line. And granted, I haven’t been covering the team for all that long. In fact, this is the…


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Haley On Wheaton: ‘I Think He Has Gained Some Confidence’

After only catching 16 passes for 273 yards in the first 10 games of the 2015 regular season, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton rebounded to catch 28 more ball for 476 yards in the team’s final 6 games with 4 of those receptions being touchdowns. During his weekly Thursday…



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Markus Wheaton Finding Consistency Down Stretch

With Martavis Bryant either suspended or injured for the first five games of the season, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton resumed his place in the starting lineup, where he spent most of last year. In spite of that, the production did not come his way the way that many…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Browns

The NFL is a grinding 16-game schedule played out over 17 weeks. 12 of the league’s 32 teams make the playoffs at the end of the regular season. If you accomplish what you need to over a three month stretch sure to be filled with injuries and other challenges, you’re…


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Steelers Roethlisberger Not Bad When Throwing Deep On 3rd And Short

There seems to be narrative floating around about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger that centers around him not only throwing deep too often on third and short, but also that he’s inaccurate when doing so. So, let’s have a look at that based on what has happened so far this…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Browns

Your stats of the weird from a weird, exciting, season. – Like always, we start with the score. This was only the fifth 28-12 final in NFL history and the first since 1993. Of those five, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been involved in two of those, both wins. A 1987…