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Steelers May Want To Give Shamarko Thomas Some Snaps This Week

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen left the team’s season opener late in the game after suffering a concussion, but he seems to have been able to bounce back quickly, clearing the league’s concussion protocol, as he was listed as a full participant on the first practice report of the week….


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Patriots Notes

Game notes from the season opener between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots. First Half – Kick return unit: Front five: Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and  Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden directly behind him. Matt Spaeth and Will Johnson the next pair with Roosevelt Nix behind…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week One

The 2015 edition of the Pittsburgh Steelers are off and running like a herd of turtles as the opening season match against the integrity-challenged New England Patriots provided as predictable an outcome as it was disappointing. Even the casual follower of their 1-4 preseason would know the Black and Gold…


Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree Against Patriots

Got a lot of questions about rookie outside linebacker Bud Dupree’s first ever NFL game, so I went back to the tape to break it down for you guys. A couple flashes here and there, but overall Dupree suffered plenty of typical rookie struggles against the New England Patriots, some…


Steelers Film Room: Sloppy Tackling Obvious In Loss To Patriots

It was difficult to know where to begin when assessing the Pittsburgh Steelers 28-21 loss to the New England Patriots, especially on the defensive side of the ball, where so many things went wrong. After pouring over the game twice and seeing missed tackle after missed tackle, I knew I…


Steelers Will Allen, Sean Spence Injured In Loss To Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their 2015 regular season opener Thursday night the New England Patriots and they didn’t escape the game injury free. According to head coach Mike Tomlin after the game, linebacker Sean Spence suffered a hamstring injury Thursday night while safety Will Allen potentially suffered a concussion. Both…


Shuffle Along Patriots OL Is Weakness Steelers Must Exploit

While the Pittsburgh Steelers knew coming into the regular season that they would be without their starting center, Maurkice Pouncey, after he suffered a fractured fibula during a running play early in the preseason, the New England Patriots will now also be starting their 2015 campaign without their starting center,…


Steelers Initial 53 Man Roster

With a flurry of roster moves, it can be difficult to keep up with the Pittsburgh Steelers roster. We’ll present it, without commentary, below. Just a reminder Maurkice Pouncey still has to be moved to the injured reserve/designated to return list, opening up a roster spot for another offensive lineman…

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Report: Will Allen To Start In Place Of Shamarko Thomas Against Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas didn’t have a great preseason and because of that, it looks like the third-year Syracuse product has lost his starting job. According to the Washington Observer-Reporter, veteran safety Will Allen will start alongside Mike Mitchell Thursday night in the regular-season opener against the New England Patriots….

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Preseason Charting Notes: Defense

With the preseason over and cuts already being made with an eye to the regular season, we’ll take one last look at the preseason. Some notes based off my preseason charting for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense. – Excluding ones brought back by penalty, the Steelers’ defense faced 317 plays in…


2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Final Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 preseason is now wrapped up and that means the team must trim their roster down to 53 players by Saturday evening. While several cuts are easy to make, there are still several spots that are definitely tough to figure out. Below is my final prediction for…