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Steelers Film Room: Fire X Coverage

We’ve written about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Fire X blitz before. It was a staple of Dick LeBeau’s attack, even if it was one phased out towards the end. Our attention usually is on the blitz itself and less on the coverage. We’ll talk about the blitz briefly here but I…


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Ranking The Steelers: Defense

We’re having a little bit of fun here on the bye week. From best to worst, I’ll rank every Pittsburgh Steelers who has played at least 10% of the offense’s snaps in 2015. That means you won’t see names like Brandon Boykin, Anthony Chickillo, or L.T. Walton on this list. This…



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Ranking The Steelers: Offense

We’re having a little bit of fun here on the bye week. From best to worst, I’ll rank every Pittsburgh Steelers who has played at least 10% of the offense’s snaps in 2015. That does mean you won’t see names like Jesse James, Sammie Coates, and even Will Johnson because…


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Post Week 11 Updated AFC Playoff Picture

Time to take an in-depth look at the AFC playoff picture as we prepare for Week 11 to come to a close tonight. We’ll look at which teams are unofficially locked in, which teams are on the bubble, and which teams are all-but mathematically eliminated from the 2015 postseason race….


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A Steelers Fan’s Rooting Guide To NFL Week 11

The 6-4 Pittsburgh Steelers are on their much-needed bye this week and they’ll return to action next week to play the Seattle Seahawks on the road. With the steelers off, we can all do quite a bit of scoreboard watching this weekend and here is your fan rooting interest guide…


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John Mitchell: “I’m Never Happy With The Run Defense”

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense has been surprising many this season, coming up with slash plays and limiting the points on the board allowed. While they have given up a lot of yardage through the air, the top-10 ranks in rushing yards per game and per carry have come as a…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Ten

And…around the stretch they go. With a 6-4 record entering their bye week, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have time to heal and hone as they head toward the final turn of a 2015 horse race that has been full of thrills and spills. Doping. Dopey calls. Stumbling at the gate….




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Steelers Roethlisberger Named FedEx Air Player Of The Week For Week 10

Chalk up another award for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as it’s now being reported that he’s been voted as the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week for Week 10. Roethlisberger, who entered Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns midway through the first quarter after starter Landry Jones went…




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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Browns

For the third straight Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers played a 1:00 home game at sun-splashed Heinz Field, and while this one lacked the drama of last week’s last-second win over the Oakland Raiders, the storyline was almost as compelling. In an unusual move Mike Tomlin decided to dress Ben Roethlisberger…


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Got Milk? Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Certainly Does

On Monday, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had his left foot that injured in the fourth quarter of the team’s Week 9 win over the Oakland Raiders in a boot. Yesterday, he came off the bench to replace injured starter Landry Jones and threw for 379 yards and three touchdowns…