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Ravens’ New Offense May Debut Well Short Of A Full Deck Along O-Line

After hitting a two-game losing skid and failing to hit 20 points in three of their first five games, the Baltimore Ravens parted ways with offensive coordinator Marc Trestman and replaced him with quarterbacks coach Marty Mornhinweg, hoping that that will be the catalyst for improved offensive play, and sustainable…

OWINGS MILLS, MD - SEPTEMBER 08:  Head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens answers questions during a news conference at the teams training facility on September 8, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Earlier in the day the Ravens terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice and the NFL suspended him indefinitely after the release of video showing Rice striking his then-fianc?e in a hotel elevator.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ravens Find Running Game Is ‘A Work In Progress’

The Baltimore Ravens may sit atop the AFC North along with the Pittsburgh Steelers with a 2-0 record, but last year’s 5-11 team still has a long way to go before they start turning many people into believers. After all, their two opponents are currently a combined 0-4, one of…


Ranking The Rooms: AFC North OL

Now that we’ve had a look at the tight end rooms around the AFC North, we shift to the trenches and take a look on the offensive side of the ball with the offensive line. In recent years this group has been an area for all four teams in the…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Ravens Game Notes

My game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. First Half – Kick return unit. Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas the front five. Robert Golden right behind. Will Johnson, Roosevelt Nix, and L.T. Walton, filling in for Matt Spaeth,…


Antonio Brown Headlines PFF’s All-Pro Team

They may not be your favorite but Pro Football Focus is the best place for league-wide grading. They unveiled their quarterly All-Pro team and one Pittsburgh Steeler made the starting lineup. As you could have guessed, it’s Antonio Brown, paired with Julio Jones as the outside receivers. Through four games,…

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Steelers Film Room: Stephon Tuitt Vs Ravens

It’s not often that a young player becomes a regular, routine starter for the Pittsburgh Steelers on defense, but that is what we have found with 2014 second-round draft pick Stephon Tuitt, who has been the team’s starting left defensive end for the past eight regular season games, including the…


AFC North Draft History Study: Offensive Line

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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AFC North News Watch: Day 23

It seems that April Fool’s Day turned out to be an unusually active Wednesday around the AFC North, especially for this portion of the offseason that lies in the heart of the dead zone between the heights of free agency and the Pro Day tour leading up to the draft….


Iowa Mauler Scherff Would Be Hard To Pass Up At 22

Since 2003, more offensive linemen from Iowa have been drafted than from any other school, 13 to be exact, and there’s another first rounder, perhaps top 15 pick, in this year’s draft. If he happens to be on the board come time for the Pittsburgh Steelers pick in the first…


AFC North Built For Trench Warfare On Offense

Over the past five drafts or so, the Pittsburgh Steelers actively began replenishing their depleted offensive line by investing high draft picks at the position, including first round picks on center Maurkice Pouncey and right guard David DeCastro. Completing the starting lineup are left guard Ramon Foster, a former undrafted…


Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind – Second Half

Game notes for the final time of the 2014 season. The Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Wildcard round of the playoffs. Second Half – I know it’s Robber coverage but Troy Polamalu is playing awfully shallow on 3rd and 14. Ends up focusing on a…


Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind – First Half

Game notes for the final time of the 2014 season. The Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Wildcard round of the playoffs. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Arthur Moats, Vince Williams, Robert Golden, Terence Garvin, Shamako Thomas. Stephon Tuitt replacing the inactive Michael…