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Haley Set To Face The Man He Hired To Run His Defense In Kansas City

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field, there will be two coordinators going against each other that know one another very well. When Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley was the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs from 2009-11, Texans defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel held that same position with […]

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Wesley Johnson Waiver Loss Unfortunate, But Negligible

While the Pittsburgh Steelers look to get some possible first-opportunity contributions from two of their rookie draft picks next week, one May selection is unlikely to do so again in a black and gold uniform. Former fifth-round offensive lineman Wesley Johnson was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets in order to replace Brian […]

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Report: Steelers Sign G Adam Gettis, DB Jordan Sullen To Practice Squad

We can probably expect a few practice squad roster moves to be announced by the Pittsburgh Steelers this morning as guard Adam Gettis and defensive back Jordan Sullen have both announced on their Twitter accounts that they have signed with the team after auditioning Tuesday. Sullen, who was originally signed back in May by the […]

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Jets Claim Rookie OL Wesley Johnson Off Waivers From Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson Saturday afternoon in order to make room for safety Ross Ventrone. Johnson, however, didn’t clear waivers as the New York Jets have claimed him. The Steelers drafted Johnson in the fifth round back in May and they mostly played him at center during the preseason. The […]

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2014 NFL Week 5 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With Week 5 now in the books, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. I think we’re still a week or two away from being able to make some heavy analysis and predictions, but through the first five weeks of the season, I think the […]

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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Plans To Continue Celebrating After Big Plays, Touchdowns

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell took to Twitter Tuesday to say that he won’t stop celebrating after big plays and touchdowns anytime soon. Bell, who was flagged Sunday in the first quarter for taunting following a 16-yard run, informed fans Tuesday evening on his Twitter account that he grew up watching former San Diego […]

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Thank You Joey Porter For Taking A Few Swings At William Green In 2004

During his Friday press conference to officially announce his retirement from the NFL, former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison made it a point to thank his former teammate, Joey Porter, who is currently a defensive assistant with the team. Why? Well, if Porter had not been ejected prior to the kickoff of the Week 10 […]

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2014 NFL Season Prediction Records & Standings

The 2014 NFL season is finally here as it kicks off Thursday night with the Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers on NBC. As I do every year, below are my record and playoff predictions for the 2014 season, but first, have a little fun by looking at my predictions from last season. While […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Season Game Predictions

The 2014 NFL season will get underway Thursday night and before I release my predictions for what I believe will happen around the league this year, here is my game by game prediction for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Week 1 – Cleveland Browns (home) – Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has owned the Browns over the years and […]

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2014 NFL Draft Class: Analyzing The Numbers Of Players Cut

By Alex Kozora The initial roster cuts were announced yesterday afternoon. While there’s so many angles we could attack for this article, we’ll focus on the 2014 rookie class as a whole. As Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans are way too familiar with by now, two healthy drafted rookies could not crack the 53 this year and […]

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Bears To Sign Former Steelers, Jets WR Santonio Holmes

It took him a while to find a home but former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes now has one for at least the next couple of weeks. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Holmes has agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears. HJolmes was released by the New York Jets back in May after […]

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Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey Playing With Fire Extinguishers, Burning Bridges

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey is still not happy about his recent release from the Indianapolis Colts and he’s doing his best to burn bridges with his former team on Twitter in the process. “Yea I’m piss watching the colts game when I should be out there, too. Even tho i didn’t break […]

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48 Plays That Shaped The Steelers 2013 Season: Week 6 Versus Jets

By Alex Kozora Before turning out attention to the start of training camp, we’ll revisit 2013 one more time. This is a brand new series that will be recapping each game by highlighting three plays that shaped the final score – and the 2013 season – of the Pittsburgh Steelers. What’s that? A win this time? […]

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A Look Back At The Injury History Of Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey

You knew as soon as Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was signed to a contract extension that there would be people wanting to throw the injury prone tag out as a reason why the team shouldn’t have locked him up. It is true that during his first four seasons in the league that Pouncey has […]

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Steelers Film Room: Antonio Brown The Decoy

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why it happened. […]

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Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of New WR Lance Moore

By Alex Kozora Continuing with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ free agency breakdown, we’ll evaluate former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore. To evaluate Moore, we broke plays down into two categories. Where he lined up on the field and the route he ran. There are three pre-snap designations for him based on where he lined […]

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Former Steelers QB Earl Morrall Dies At 79

Quarterback Earl Morrall, who won three Super Bowls over the course of 21 NFL seasons, died Friday morning at the age of 79, according to the Naples News Daily. While many will remember Morrall for the years that he played for the Baltimore Colts and Miami Dolphins, he was also a member of the Pittsburgh […]

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2014 Draft Critical For Steelers (As Is Every Other Year)

This upcoming draft is a critical one for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Have you heard that one before? It’s said every single season about just about every team. How often does a team not face a critical draft? How often does a team have such a fully stocked roster that they can actually afford luxury draft […]

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Remembering The Trade Of Santonio Holmes To The Jets Four Years Ago

It was four years ago Saturday that the Pittsburgh Steelers traded away wide receiver Santonio Holmes to the New York Jets for a measly fifth-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, but that trade couldn’t have worked out any better. Holmes, who was about to enter into the final year of his rookie contract at […]

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Steelers Struggled To Register Unblocked Pressure On Defense

Last week, we took a look at how the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line handled pressure, and how much of it came unblocked as a result of missed reads or overloaded blitzes. Pro Football Focus catalogued the data, and it revealed that by the end of the season, the Steelers were among the best at controlling […]

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Report: Steelers One Of Three Teams Expected To Meet With Camp Of Maurice Jones-Drew This Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers recently met with Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew and they’re not the only ones interested in him. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the New York Jets and New England Patriots also have interest in Jones-Drew, and all three teams are expected to meet with […]

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Red Zone Production Of New Steelers WR Lance Moore Over Course Of Career

We have already finished our study of new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore as it relates to the success he’s had over the course of his career on third downs and play on the road. Today, we will have a look at his production in the red zone. In the sortable table below, I […]

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Michael Palmer Signing Could Put The Pressure On David Paulson

The Pittsburgh Steelers inked two players to contracts yesterday, the far less interesting of the two being tight end Michael Palmer. Palmer was the blocking complement to Tony Gonzalez with the Atlanta Falcons before being released last offseason, ultimately finding his way to Pittsburgh late in the offseason. With both Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth […]

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Is Lance Moore An Even Better Third Down Wide Receiver Than Jerricho Cotchery Is?

When the Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery prior to the start of the 2011 season, one of the things that got me excited about him was his ability to move the chains on third downs. Now that he’s gone, the Steelers have signed former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore to assume […]

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Former Steelers G Willie Colon And His Injury Bug Get One More Year With The Jets

Much like the Energizer Bunny, former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Willie Colon keeps going and going, and going. On Wednesday, Colon re-signed with the New York Jets and the Hofstra product will get his wish to remain near is hometown of the Bronx. Colon, who was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Jerricho Cotchery Now Has A Big Decision To Make

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery thankfully left Charlotte without  signing a contract with the Carolina Panthers and now will reportedly decide over the course of the next few days where he will play in 2014. Being as this will likely be Cotchery’s last contract, it’s good that he’s decided […]

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