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Steelers 2015 Offensive Breakdown: 10 And 01 Personnel

Continuing a periodical look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ personnel tendencies, today we will be looking at how the team utilized four-wide receiver sets during the 2015 regular season and postseason. It makes more sense to combine the two because the sample size is so small, but recent discussions in the…


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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…


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Presence Of Championship ’08ers Fading For Steelers

We often refer to “the ‘05ers”, the small and continually shrinking group of Pittsburgh Steelers who have been a part of both of the team’s championships from the 2000s, an era that began now more than a decade ago. Following the retirement of Heath Miller, just three players remain from…



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2015 Player Exit Meetings – TE Matt Spaeth

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…


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Rob Blanchflower Undone By Health Concerns

The Pittsburgh Steelers may not have addressed the tight end position in an overly significant way in quite a while—Matt Spaeth in 2007 has been the team’s most recent draft pick at the position in the first three rounds, and his re-signing has been the most significant free agency addition—the…


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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis FB/TE Will Johnson – Unrestricted

Player: Will Johnson Position: Fullback/Tight End Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $1,542,000 2015 Season Breakdown: We’re now starting to get more into the meat of the free agency discussion, touching on players who have or have had bigger roles and potentially bigger futures with the…



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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…


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Steelers Film Room: Matt Spaeth Vs Broncos

Outside of a brief stop over in Chicago for a couple of seasons, Matt Spaeth had made for a solid one-two tight end combination for the Pittsburgh Steelers with Heath Miller since the 2007 season, when Spaeth was selected in the third round as the first offensive player drafted in…



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Steelers Film Room: Loss Of Nix Felt On Special Teams

I don’t mean to harp on it, because I know I’ve written about him so much Roosevelt Nix should be getting a royalty check from me by now, but a quick film room session to look at the impact losing him had on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ special teams. Last week,…


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Steelers Vs. Broncos 2015 Divisional Round: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2015 Divisional Round Pittsburgh Steelers (11-6) vs. Denver Broncos (12-4) Kickoff: 4:40 p.m. ET Site: Sports Authority Field at Mile High (76,125) • Denver, Colo. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (color analyst), Tracy Wolfson (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers…


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Loss Of Fullback Results In More Multiple Tight End Sets

The Pittsburgh Steelers ran from run-heavy looks with surprising frequency during the Wildcard game despite being short-handed at the running back position. 22 of 74 offensive snaps came with multiple tight ends on the field, with eight of those plays involving three tight ends on the field. Curiously, rookie tight…