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Nine Franchise Tags, One Transition Tag Issued By NFL Teams In 2016

Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline to use franchise and transition tags has now passed and overall there weren’t any surprises when it comes to the ten teams who decided to use the league’s unrestricted free agent mechanisms. As expected, linebacker Von Miller received the exclusive version of the franchise tag…


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2016 Projected Franchise Tag Amounts And Early League-Wide Candidates

Now that the 2015-2016 season is officially over, the offseason will start moving very quickly into the new league year which is now one month away. Prior to the start of the new league year, however, NFL teams will need to designate any franchise or transition players starting on February…


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Cameron Heyward Would Be Last To State His Case For Pro Bowl

The names of those who were selected for the Pro Bowl were announced yesterday, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were not unfairly represented with three contributors of their own—even if the hope, as always, is that none of them will be eligible to participate in the game due to prior engagements…


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Kozora: Steelers Should Call Jets To Improve DL Depth

Being the armchair GM offers countless hours of entertainment. I’m sure actual front office members laugh at us for trying, but it’s the exploration and imagination that creates debate and makes the exercise enjoyable. There are a lot of people trying to come up with trade ideas as we roll through…




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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Nowhere To Run

Many have been wondering where in the world the Pittsburgh Steelers’s top-ranked running attack from earlier in the season had been for the last few weeks. The ground game was certainly missing in action last week against the New York Jets. A lot of that came down to poor individual…


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Steelers vs Jets Game Rewind: Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-13 loss to the hands of the New York Jets Sunday afternoon. Second Half – Ben Roethlisberger motions to Markus Wheaton to run vertically on his second INT but overshoots him. Leads to an INT as the deep safety closes on…


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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…


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Jets DL Calls Out Roethlisberger’s Ball Control – For Good Reason

Even though the supposedly lowly New York Jets have plenty of problems on defense—they’ve given up more touchdown passes than anybody, while taking the ball away in historically drought-like fashion—they believe they have one way to help stop the Pittsburgh Steelers’ currently red hot offense. Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson told…





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Le’Veon Bell Passes The Eye Test

By Matthew Marczi Last week, I wrote about Le’Veon Bell’s performance in which he ran for just a 2.1 yard per carry average. I noted that while the poor run-blocking performance of the offensive line was at issue, the rookie back displayed some tendencies, particularly earlier in the game, of…


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A Good Trick Play With A Bad Result Against The Jets

Like many of you, I questioned the fourth quarter trick-play call ran by the Pittsburgh Steelers against the New York Jets this past Sunday on third down and seven from the Jets 17 yard-line. Why take the ball out of the hands of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in a situation like…