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One Step To Take: Arthur Moats

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….



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Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Keeping Russell Wilson Contained Key For Steelers’ Run Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken pride in their run defense this season, and rightfully so after beginning a turnaround from a steady drop off in recent years. While the defense ranked relatively favorably a year ago in terms of yards per game allowed on the ground, their yards per carry…


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Steelers Secondary Preparing For Huge Test Monday Night

Before the regular season began, many NFL pundits were already speculating that the Pittsburgh Steelers may feature the worst secondary in the league. After Week 1 and Tom Brady’s four passing touchdowns, the speculation became an almost certainty. Not only could no one matchup with Rob Gronkowski or Julian Edelman…



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Steelers Defense Helps Secure Victory For Ailing Offense

During the first half of the game yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense looked predictably fluid and deadly for most of the length of their drives, but, as happened in the first game of the season, there were a string of incidents that resulted in them finishing the first half with…


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Steelers Lose Roethlisberger, Defeat Rams 12-6

It isn’t often that a Pittsburgh Steelers victory is an afterthought, but on a day where Ben Roethlisberger went down in the third quarter with what appeared to be a serious knee injury, the Steelers 12-6 win over the St. Louis Rams was almost a footnote. With the Steelers facing…


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Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Rams Winners/Losers

If you can read this through all the tears, you’re stronger than me. WINNERS:  Le’Veon Bell: It was a welcome return for Bell, whose one-handed grab on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first possession helping to lead to an opening field goal. In a low-scoring game, that proved to be vital. He busted…


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Steelers vs. Rams: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a road test Sunday in the St. Louis Rams as they look to move to 2-1 on the season. The Rams are coming off of a surprising Week 2 loss to the Washington Redskins so they’ll be looking to atone for that by ambushing the Steelers…


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Pass Rush The Key For Both Teams Sunday

In scouting the St. Louis Rams this week, I only saw one area that could (should) prevent the Steelers from a victory on Sunday if Pittsburgh executes their offense properly. Unsurprisingly that area was the Rams defensive line, a dynamic and deep unit with the skill to make life miserable…


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St. Louis Rams Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Steelers Schedule Can Lead To Fast Start In 2015

When the Pittsburgh Steelers’ list of 2015 opponents was handed down in late December of last year, it was revealed that their new slate of match-ups would be the toughest in the league based off of teams’ 2014 records. That obviously isn’t an exact indicator due to offseason changes, free…