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Despite No Game Winning Drives, Roethlisberger, Steelers Still Finding Ways To Win

At 8-4 and with 3 games left to go, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has already clinched a winning record. In a typical Roethlisberger season that has included a fair share of yardage, touchdowns and interceptions, there is one notable absence – a lack of game winning drives.  Roethlisberger, ranked 8th all-time in career…


Kozora: Le’Veon Bell Is An MVP Candidate

In 1977, 15 years before Le’Veon Bell was born, there was a handwritten note. Wow! It was a 72 second signal received by researchers at Ohio State of a still unknown origin in the vastness of outer space. To date, it is the best evidence of communication from another civilization. That was…


James Harrison Still Impactful In 2016

Would it surprise you to read that, for the Pittsburgh Steelers, 38-year-old linebacker James Harrison was the best defender on the field on Friday night? It probably shouldn’t, given that that has for the most part been true at any age over the course of the past decade or so….


Steelers Vs Lions Joint Practices: Matchups To Watch

Sensory overload. That’s how I felt watching the joint practices against the Buffalo Bills two years ago. It was incredible but impossible to see everything. The intensity, the chaos, all the action taking place throughout two fields. Now the Detroit Lions are in town and even without Calvin Johnson, there’s…


Kozora: Week Six Fantasy Preview

I’m filling in for fantasy football guru Tony DelSignore Jr for the next few weeks while he travels the world and I sit at home and eat Bagel Bites. And I gotta say, I have begun to loathe fantasy football. This is the worst way to write a fantasy article…



Roethlisberger Can Join The 5,000 Yard Passing Club Sunday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field in the 2014 regular season finale with the AFC North title going to the winner. In addition, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have an opportunity in that game to accomplish something that only five other quarterbacks in the…



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Undefeated Panthers Open As Three Point Home Favorites Over Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will next play the Carolina Panthers on the road Sunday night and they’ve already been installed has three point underdogs to start the week. The Panthers have started the 2014 season 2-0 and they have averaged 22 points in their wins over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and…


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Bengals Sit Alone Atop AFC North After Two Weeks

Thanks to a convincing home win Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons, the Cincinnati Bengals now sit atop the AFC North after two weeks of action with a 2-0 record. The Bengals beat the Falcons 24-10 despite losing wide receiver A.J. Green early in the game to toe injury and kicker…



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Steelers Film Room: Divide Routes

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what…



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The Optimist’s Take – Moving On From Ike Taylor

By Matthew Marczi For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader…


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Steelers Pro Bowlers Deserving, But So Were Others

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers will be sending two constituents this year to the Pro Bowl to represent their team. Considering they’re currently 7-8, that might sound about right, though when one considers that the 2-14 Kansas City Chiefs sent more than that to the Pro Bowl last year,…