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Steelers vs Vikings Film Room: Cody Wallace

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense looked awfully effete on Sunday night during the Hall of Fame game versus the Minnesota Vikings, a fact that can be safely accounted for wholesale simply by pointing out that only three starters—all offensive linemen—actually played. With the top two three traditional running backs sidelined, in…


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Steelers vs Vikings Film Room: Cam Thomas

The employment status of Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Cam Thomas has been a hot topic for the entirety of the offseason, with many—perhaps more accurately, most—overwhelmingly favoring an early release to recoup a $2 million savings from his base salary. Signed as a free agent last season to provide depth…


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Mike Tomlin On Rookie CB Doran Grant: ‘He’s Not Behind At All’

If you’re like me, you were probably disappointed that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Doran Grant failed to play a single snap on defense Sunday night during the team’s preseason opening loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Head coach Mike Tomlin was asked specifically about that Wednesday during his press conference and…


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Steelers Film Room: Tampa 2 MIKE Rules

The defensive buzzword in camp was “Cover 2.” But prior to the Hall of Fame game, it was impossible to know how much bite there was to the bark. It’s still just one game, and a lack of coaches film still makes it difficult to see schemes, but there is…




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Steelers vs Vikings Second Half Notes And Observations

After a couple of days’ delay, I’ve finally sorted things out with my Game Pass subscription and have gotten the opportunity to go through the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Hall of Game 14-3 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. Below are my notes and observations from the second half of…


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Steelers vs Vikings First Half Notes And Observations

After a couple of days’ delay, I’ve finally sorted things out with my Game Pass subscription and have gotten the opportunity to go through the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Hall of Game 14-3 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of…


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Steelers Waive/Injured Rookie WR Devin Gardner On Tuesday

Earlier in the day it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers had signed kicker Garrett Hartley to their 90 man roster and now we know the corresponding move that was made to accommodate him. According to the team, undrafted rookie free agent wide receiver Devin Gardner was waived injured Tuesday….


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Game Rewind: Steelers vs Vikings Breakdown

We’ll continue to write about specific moments and players throughout the week but as I did last year, here’s my overall game notes after re-watching it. Let’s dive in. – I was able to identify most of the first team kick return unit. The front five: Anthony Chickillo, Bud Dupree,…


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Steelers vs. Vikings Preseason Game: Landry Jones’ Passing Chart

Below is the passing chart of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones from the Sunday night preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. This chart reflects how far the football flew in the air past the original line of scrimmage on each one of his throws. Blue represents a completed pass while…


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Steelers Vs. Vikings: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Week 1

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night preseason loss to the Minnesota Vikings, according to the NFL official gamebook. As usual, we will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. In all, there really aren’t any big…