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Cody Wallace, Ike Taylor Receive Top Grades From PFF For Win Over Packers

Pro Football Focus now has their grades up for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 38-31 win over the Green Bay Packers and the top two players are sure to surprise you. On offense, center Cody Wallace leads the way with a 2.5 grade. It was his third straight start and easily his best performance of […]

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Steelers Wide Receivers Broke Franchise-Best Mark In Touchdown Receptions

By Matthew Marczi One of the more curious statistical anomalies that I’ve come across when considering the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers is about the way the team has been scoring points this season—more specifically, who is catching the touchdown passes. Of Ben Roethlisberger’s 27 touchdown passes thrown this season—and he is the only one to throw […]

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Karmic Justice Prevailed After Chaos Of Blocked Field Goal

By Matthew Marczi When it comes to the blocked field goal from the victory over the Green Bay Packers, the story has already been covered from just about every angle. That the defense was able to hold the Packers to a field goal attempt in the first place from the five-yard line after Le’Veon Bell’s […]

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Return Of Matt Spaeth Helping Offense Find Identity

By Matthew Marczi For much of the season, the Steelers have by and large stayed away from heavily using multiple tight end sets, especially after losing David Johnson for the season and before Heath Miller was back from his knee injury. That wasn’t exactly the plan entering the season. The Steelers brought back Matt Spaeth […]

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Troy Polamalu, David DeCastro Earn Top Grades From PFF For Play Against Bengals

Pro Football Focus has their initial grades up from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals and this time a defensive player has the top grade. Safety Troy Polamalu, who was allowed to play more safety as opposed to linebacker against the Bengals, graded out as the top Steelers player (4.2). Polamalu […]

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Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From Week 15 – Bengals

Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-20 Sunday night win over the Cincinnati Bengals along with some observations. As far as the offensive snaps go, the only thing that jumps out is the fact that two tight end sets were used at least on 79% of the plays run as Matt Spaeth […]

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Steelers Versus Bengals Week 15 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night at Heinz Field and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Landry Jones – No changes with Jones as this will be his […]

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Will Johnson Made The Most Of Limited Work Against Dolphins

By Matthew Marczi With the Pittsburgh Steelers spending the majority of the game with three wide receivers on the field, there wasn’t exactly ample opportunity for fullback Will Johnson to have much impact on the game. In fact, like Matt Spaeth, in his first game of the season, the majority of snaps for the fullback […]

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Matt Spaeth Knocks The Rust Off In First Action Of The Season

By Matthew Marczi The Steelers were quick to pounce on bringing back tight end Matt Spaeth after the Chicago Bears released him this offseason in a corresponding move that saw them being in Martellus Bennett. The idea was to give Heath Miller a truly complementary piece at tight end that could stay in and block. […]

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Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From Week 14 – Dolphins

Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday 34-28 loss to the Miami Dolphins along with some observations. In his first game back, tight end Matt Spaeth played 15 snaps and for the most part, he looked pretty decent. As expected, LaMarr Woodley was on a pitch count of sorts and he played […]

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Steelers Get NT Steve McLendon Back For Dolphins Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers won’t have the services of defensive end Brett Keisel on Sunday for their home game against the Miami Dolphins, but they will get back an important member of the defensive line. Nose tackle Steve McLendon, who sat out the Thanksgiving night game against the Baltimore Ravens with a left ankle injury suffered […]

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What Matt Spaeth’s Return Means For Today

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers waited until the last minute to do it, but they have finally activated tight end Matt Spaeth from the short-term injured reserve list, just in time for the fourth quarter of the regular season. And just in time for Mike Adams, perhaps. Adams, of course, is set to make […]

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Steelers Versus Dolphins: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 14

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Miami Dolphins Sunday at Heinz Field and below are seven things to watch for in the game. No Pony Tricks – Mike Wallace makes his long-awaited return to Pittsburgh on Sunday and he’d love nothing more than to add his name to the long last of wide receivers […]

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Steelers Activate TE Matt Spaeth From Injured Reserve List

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move on Saturday as tight end Matt Spaeth was activated to the 53 man roster from the injured reserve designated to return list. To make room for Spaeth, tight end Richard Gordon was waived. Spaeth had been on the injured reserve list with the designated to return listing all […]

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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Unlikely To Be Ready To Play Until Dolphins Game At The Earliest

On Thursday, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth returned to the practice field for the first time since suffering a Lisfranc injury in training camp and after practice he was asked about his level of participation. “Some individual stuff, a little bit of team stuff,” said Spaeth. “I didn’t do a lot, but I did […]

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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth To Begin Practicing Thursday

According to Burt Lauten, the Pittsburgh Steelers Communications Coordinator, tight end Matt Spaeth will begin practicing with the team on Thursday. .@steelers TE @MattSpaeth89 will practice today. The team has 21 days to activate him to 53-man roster or place him on season-ending IR. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) November 21, 2013 Spaeth, who suffered a […]

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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Might Return To Practice This Week

The last few weeks, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t provide much in the way of an update on injured tight end Matt Spaeth, but that changed Tuesday during his weekly press conference. “He hasn’t been evaluated yet today,” said Tomlin of Spaeth, who has been on the injured reserve list with the designated […]

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Another Week And Still No Word As To When TE Matt Spaeth Will Return

Another week and still no concrete word as to when Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth will be able to return from the Lisfranc injury that he suffered during training camp. “I hadn’t got an update on him,” said head coach Mike Tomlin of Spaeth during his Tuesday press conference. “He’s in the building. I […]

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Steelers Depth Chart: Michael Palmer Jumps David Paulson

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made a change on their depth chart this week as Michael Palmer is now listed as the backup tight end behind starter Heath Miller. David Paulson is now listed as the third tight end. You could see this change coming as Paulson hasn’t been used on offense in the last two […]

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Steelers Versus Bills – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi The Steelers really made it a point to significantly feature Mike Adams throughout the game, and since he’s been used at tight end. In the four games since his demotion, he’s played 117 snaps, including 28 this week. They broke out the Wildcat early this week, but they did so with a […]

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Steelers Versus Bills Winners And Losers

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat to the Buffalo Bills 23-10 Sunday and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below. Winners: Antonio Brown – Brown continues to be the Steelers most productive player on offense and he caught another six passes for 104 […]

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Isn’t It Time To Give New TE Richard Gordon An Opportunity To Fail?

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed tight end Richard Gordon off the street several weeks ago and Sunday marked his third straight game of being inactive. While I understand that he needed time to recover from a great toe injury that he suffered during his very first practice with the team, he wasn’t on the injury report […]

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Mike Tomlin Says No New News On TE Matt Spaeth

According to Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin Tuesday during his press conference, it doesn’t sound as though tight end Matt Spaeth will be returning to practice this week and perhaps not even the following week. “There is no update,” said Tomlin on Spaeth. “I hadn’t gotten the update from his evaluation today. I just […]

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David Paulson Back In A More Comfortable Role

By Matthew Marczi The season-ending injury to tight end David Johnson has once against thrust second-year tight end David Paulson into action after his playing time had been truncated with the return of Heath Miller. He had his early season struggles as a blocker for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and helped contribute to a dreadful running […]

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Steelers TE Matt Spaeth Offers No Clues As To When He Might Return

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly could use blocking tight end Matt Spaeth back in the lineup and according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the veteran hasn’t wore a boot on his previously injured foot for some time now. Spaeth, who suffered a Lisfranc injury during training camp, is eligible to return to practice right […]

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Timetable For Matt Spaeth’s Return Unclear

ByMatthew Marczi With David Johnson recently putting himself out for the rest of the season with a wrist injury and newly acquired Richard Gordon failing to escape even a single practice unscathed, there should be a clear path for the Pittsburgh Steelers to reintroduce Matt Spaeth into the tight end mix. That is, provided that […]

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