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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 3: Steelers Versus Eagles

After opening the season with wins over two 2015 division champions, the Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road in week three to take on the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles. It was a disaster. The Steelers were completely dominated in every facet of the game and left as a battered football team,…


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Study: Why Keith Butler Needs To Start Sending Five

The sample size is small and the result maybe a little obvious but the Pittsburgh Steelers five man rush has produced the best results this season. Not burying the lede here. That’s the conclusion. Let’s show why. After three weeks, I sifted through the weekly charting we conduct to get…



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Pass Rush Pittsburgh’s Primary Problem

“Duck and cover and kiss your butt goodbye.” That’s what Cory Matthews said in this back-to-the-past episode of Boy Meets World, pointing out the silliness of trying to protect yourself under a desk in the event of an atomic bomb. I bet Steelers’ Nation was uttering a similar line throughout the game,…



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Eagles Screen Game YACed All Over The Steelers Defense On Sunday

After getting blown out Sunday by the Philadelphia Eagles on the road, the Pittsburgh Steelers certainly have enough bad tape to keep them busy for the next couple of days. While the Steelers offense certainly didn’t do their part on Sunday, the defense managed to allow 34 points in addition to 426…


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Steelers Suffer Several Injuries In Embarrassing Loss To Eagles

The Pittsburgh Steelers were blown out by the Philadelphia Eagles 34-3 on Sunday and if that wasn’t enough, the team also suffered several injuries during the game. During his post game press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin recapped the health of his team. According to Tomlin, linebacker Ryan Shazier re-aggregated…


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Steelers Spin: Week Three Rants And Ramblings

The battle of the Keystone State rages today featuring a matchup between a sparkle-eyed rookie and a grizzled veteran as the Pittsburgh Steelers face the upstart Philadelphia Eagles. Many in the City of Brotherly Love are hoping new sensation Carson Wentz will be the most successful rookie quarterback since Ben…


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Taylor’s Take: Steelers Look To Avoid “Trap” Mentality Sunday

The Week 3 matchup looks good on paper for the 2-0 Pittsburgh Steelers, facing a Philadelphia Eagles team with an identical 2-0 record, but has met minimal challenges in the Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears thus far. It looks like a game where a playoff contender could be identified and…


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Steelers Versus Eagles: Week 3 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday and it figures to be a great game between the two undefeated teams. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives for Sunday’s contest and below is my best guess as to which seven players won’t be given helmets…



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Tomlin: Bengals ‘Moved The Ball Well’ On First Two Downs

During his weekly post-game press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talked about how “there’s no such thing as an ugly win”, but that there are ugly aspects. The Steelers’ defense was very solid on third down and in the red zone, as he noted, but he also echoed…


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Harrison And Williams’ Desire To Win Trumps Accolades

When you’re in your 30s, when the end of your career is visible on the horizon, the stats don’t matter. The role doesn’t matter. It’s all about winning. That’s the mentality DeAngelo Williams and James Harrison have adopted in Pittsburgh. For Williams, it’s for that chance to win his first…


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Tomlin: ‘Jarvis Has Played Well For Us’

In the Pittsburgh Steelers first two games of the 2016 regular season, fourth-year linebacker Jarvis Jones has played nearly 74% of all defensive snaps. Nearly half of those 99 snaps have featured Jones lining up somewhere on the left side of the defense and on Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin…