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Steelers Film Room: Fire X Coverage

We’ve written about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Fire X blitz before. It was a staple of Dick LeBeau’s attack, even if it was one phased out towards the end. Our attention usually is on the blitz itself and less on the coverage. We’ll talk about the blitz briefly here but I…


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Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones Vs Raiders

At this point in the season, it’s safe to say that Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones is a starter only by virtue of title, much as was the case last season when it was Arthur Moats and James Harrison rotating at his spot. While the snap counts have not…


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Week Nine Steelers Vs Raiders First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to climb back into the win column with a game-winning drive at the end of regulation on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, edging above .500 once again. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. We were immediately introduced to…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Raiders

Written on 11/8/15 It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I think I used that to open a recap once before. Dickens is going to come after me. On another beautiful Sunday at Heinz Field the Pittsburgh Steelers were involved in one of the most exciting, entertaining…


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Steelers Week 9 Missed Tackles Breakdown

Sunday’s 38-35 victory over the Oakland Raiders truly had a little bit of everything, which unfortunately included more missed tackles by the Steelers defense. The good news is that the total for the game was just eight whiffs, the team’s second best mark of the season. The bad news is…


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Steelers Come Out On Top In Roller Coaster Fourth Quarter

While the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to squeak by yesterday afternoon with a win on a late field goal with two seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, that final frame proved to be a wild one that saw 31 points scored and a flurry of momentum swings going back and…


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Heyward Holding Himself, Steelers Defense Accountable Despite Win

The Pittsburgh Steelers won a pivotal game in the AFC Wild Card race. But hearing Cameron Heyward talk after, you might have guessed the Steelers lost. Heyward was predictably disappointed in giving up 35 points and 440 yards to the Oakland Raiders. And he didn’t mince words. “Offense bailed us…


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Steelers Win Slugfest With Raiders, 38-35

Facing a must-win game with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on his way to the hospital to get a foot injury evaluated, and star running Le’Veon Bell watching from home while recovering from surgery, Pittsburgh turned to the one man left that they could count on regardless of the bleak situation. Antonio…


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Steelers Vs. Raiders: Top 6 Storylines Ahead Of Sunday’s Game

The 4-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 4-3 Oakland Raiders Sunday at Heinz Field and here are the six biggest storylines currently surrounding the Week 9 game. Baby Cam wait? – The wife of Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is due to have the couple’s first baby any day now. If…


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2015 NFL Week 9: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and I hope your week has gotten better since the Pittsburgh Steelers lost last Sunday to the Cincinnati Bengals. This Sunday, the Steelers find themselves hosting an Oakland Raiders team that is playing surprisingly well so far this season. A loss on Sunday to…


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Steelers Film Room: Oakland Raiders’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…




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Kozora: Week Seven Fantasy Football Preview

I am a blogger. But now I’m a full-time blogger. Fresh out of college. Which means one thing. Student. Loans. You either didn’t react to that at all, because you didn’t have any, or, if you’re like me, involuntarily curled up in the fetal position at the sight of those…


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Baltimore Ravens Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…