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Mike Mitchell Doesn’t Care That The Jets Took Exception To His Late Game Leap

Several New York Jets players took exception to Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell diving over the line of scrimmage on the second to last kneel down of the game Sunday, but the defensive player has since defended his actions. “I don’t really care anything about what they’re saying,” Mitchell said, according to steelers.com. “I’m going […]

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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 10 vs. Jets

By Michael K. Reynolds That whooshing sound you heard on Sunday was the hot air escaping your previously high-flying Pittsburgh Steelers. Had they simply performed at an average level against the previously 1-8 New York Jets they could have taken over the lead of the AFC North and established themselves as one of the teams […]

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Markus Wheaton The Latest Candidate In Kick Return Roulette

One of the most consistently dire areas for the Pittsburgh Steelers this season has been on special teams returns, and, more specifically, kickoff returns. Dri Archer had his chances, and then LeGarrette Blount was given his opportunity. Finally, the straw that broke the camel’s back finally dropped yesterday, and the Steelers chose to put Markus […]

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Roethlisberger On Pass To Harrison: ‘He’s Not Supposed To Be In On That Play’

Do you remember seeing Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison playing on offense Sunday in the loss to the New York Jets? No, that wasn’t a dream, it really happened. On one of the two plays that Harrison was in for, it looked like quarterback Ben Roethlisberger targeted him with a pass in the end zone. […]

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Steelers 7-11 Against Teams With Losing Record Since 2012

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued to show Sunday at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey that they can’t beat teams with a losing record as they lost 20-13 to a New York Jets team that only had one win entering the game. Since 2012, the Steelers have lost 11 games to teams with a sub .500 record and […]

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Steelers Fantasy Football Stat Projections Versus Jets – Week 10 – 2014

By Tony DelSignore Jr. Week 10 – November 9, 2014 Location: MetLife Stadium, Meadowlands, New Jersey Opponent: New York Jets The Pittsburgh Steelers followed up their 51 point outburst with 43 points against the Baltimore Ravens in their third victory in a row. The Steelers offense is humming along at a historic level right now […]

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Steelers Film Room: New York Jets Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Brief scouting report of the New York Jets as they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday afternoon. OFFENSE – Michael Vick certainly isn’t the elixir but he appears to be a stabilizing force that Geno Smith wasn’t. He’s still a threat with his legs and has gotten smarter with age, avoiding unnecessary […]

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Steelers Comfortable Turning To Will Allen With Troy Polamalu Sidelined

Thanks to a knee injury suffered last Sunday night by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, veteran Will Allen will make his first start of the season Sunday against the New York Jets. Allen is used to stepping in for Polamalu, however, as the veteran has had to do it several times during his time in […]

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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Ravens Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora After a week off last week, breaking down the trio of sacks allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Baltimore Ravens. 1st and 20, 13:48 2nd. Steelers in shotgun out of 11 personnel. Keep five into block versus a five man rush. Ravens overload the Steelers’ left side, bringing safety Matt Elam […]

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Steelers vs Ravens II Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers opened the second half in a three tight end look, something that they turn to more frequently with the lead. Will Johnson caught the ball on first down, but for only a yard. […]

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Antwon Blake Steps Up For Steelers In Sub-Package

After a string of frustratingly inconsistent games from starting cornerback Cortez Allen, the Pittsburgh Steelers made the tough decision to demote him to sub-package duty three games ago against the Houston Texans. The move seemed to make sense at the time. Replacing him in the starting lineup was Brice McCain, who’d spent his entire career […]

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Steelers Kick Coverage With Rare Lapse Against Ravens

Prior to this past Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers had actually been doing a pretty nice job on kickoff coverage, especially considering they ranked toward the bottom of the league in registering touchbacks. That changed suddenly late in the game when, after a 54-yard touchdown pass and, according to head coach […]

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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Ravens

By David Todd The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Baltimore Ravens in their third consecutive nationally-televised game at Heinz Field on a night when they retired Joe Greene’s jersey. They did Mean Joe proud, throttling the visitors 43-23 to raise their record to 6-3. It wasn’t quite a throwback to the dominating days of the […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens: An All-22 Primer

By Alex Kozora Before the tape drops tomorrow, an All-22 primer of the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-27 victory against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night. – I want to continue to take a look at Ben Roethlisberger going through his progressions. Saw it last week against the Indianapolis Colts. Likely happened again in what ended up being […]

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Steelers Go Footloose: Tomlin Will No Longer Allow Kick Coverage Team To Dance

After Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger connected with wide receiver Antonio Brown for a 54-yard touchdown pass Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens to take a commanding 29-10 lead with 14:01 left in the fourth quarter, the kickoff team gave it right back as Jacoby Jones raced 108-yards untouched on the ensuing kick. That special […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu, Shazier, Thomas All Ruled Out For Jets Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without safety Troy Polamalu (knee) Sunday against the New York Jets as head coach Mike Tomlin ruled him out for this week with a knee sprain during his Tuesday press conference. Polamalu injured his left knee late in the second half of the Sunday night game against the Baltimore Ravens […]

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Steelers Taking Safety Precautions With Three DBs Injured

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently have six safeties among their 12 defensive backs on the 53-man roster. Only three of them are fully healthy. Second-year safety Shamarko Thomas spent a few weeks on the sidelines with a hamstring injury, in response to which the Steelers called up Ross Ventrone from the practice squad. The journeyman defensive […]

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Steelers Currently 4½ Point Road Favorites Over Jets

Now that they’ve won three straight games at home, the Pittsburgh Steelers will go on the road this week to play the 1-8 New York Jets. After initially opening up as 2½ point road favorites, the Steelers are currently favored by 4½ heading into Tuesday. The Jets will start Michael Vick at quarterback Sunday and […]

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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 9 vs. Ravens

By Michael K. Reynolds The evening began with the honoring of all-time Pittsburgh Steelers great Joe Greene and finished with one of the most satisfying victories ever over the Baltimore Ravens. Although it started off of the Steelers script in the first quarter, by the end of the game all Terrrell Suggs could do is […]

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Report: Ankle Injury Suffered By Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Not Serious

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier suffered an ankle injury Sunday night in the win over the Baltimore Ravens and early reports are suggesting that the injury isn’t serious in nature. According to a Monday report by Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Shazier’s ankle sprain is only minor. Shazier, who was spotted wearing a […]

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Steelers Red Zone Offense Perfect Against Ravens

The red zone scoring problems that plagued the Pittsburgh Steelers offense nearly a month ago seem to be fixed. In the Steelers last three games the offense has managed to score touchdowns on 10 of 12 trips inside their opponents’ red zone and that was capped Sunday night by a three-for-three performance against the Baltimore […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu, Shazier, Thomas Injured In Win Over Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered several injuries on the defensive side of the football Sunday night in their 43-23 win over the Baltimore Ravens and a few players could wind up missing extended time as a result of them. During his post game press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin listed linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle), safety Troy […]

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Steelers Make Joe Greene Proud With 43-23 Drubbing Of Ravens

Hall of Famer Joe Greene had his number retired Sunday night at Heinz Field and the Pittsburgh Steelers made him proud as they beat the Baltimore Ravens 43-23. For a second straight week, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw six touchdown passes and he finished the game with 340 yards passing on 25 completions. He is now […]

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Steelers vs Colts Film Review: Mike Adams

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted offensive tackle Mike Adams in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft, envisioning him as the future of the left tackle spot for years to come. They found out early in his second year that that dream might have been a bit premature. In the middle of his third season, […]

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Steelers Vs. Colts Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora More game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ thrilling 51-34 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Second Half – Poor pass protection from LeGarette Blount early in the second half. Fails to stay square to the blitzer, gets turned, and doesn’t hold up well. – As shown in the broadcast, the two Colts’ defenders […]

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Future Snap Counts Up To Ryan Shazier To Dictate

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier began his first practice in the team’s starting lineup, so it’s no surprise that the coaching staff put him back into the lineup right away despite the fact that he missed four weeks of practices with a knee injury. Not that they just dropped him in the game […]

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