Pat Kirwan


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Colbert On “Quick Chick”: ‘That Kid, He’s Relentless’

As the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare to take the fields at Saint Vincent College Saturday afternoon for what will be their eighth practice of their 2016 training camp, the buzz surrounding second-year outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo has reached a fever-pitch level. During a recent interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Steelers head…




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Video: Bill Cowher Breaks Down The Cover 3 Defense

No mater who the coach is, it’s always fun to watch them discuss the inner workings of offensive and defensive schemes. It’s even better if that coach is Bill Cowher. In a recent video on Real Football Network, Cowher, who was the Pittsburgh Steelers head coach from 1992 to 2006, thoroughly…


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Kirwan: Examining Blitz Rate Success

We’ve spent a ton of the offseason discussing Keith Butler’s blitz trends. We’ve concluded he is blitzing more often and generally, playing more aggressively than Dick LeBeau’s later years. But how successful is he? Pat Kirwan examined league-wide trends over at Real Football Network. He looked at the ratio of blitzes…


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Watch: Bill Cowher Breaks Down Cover 1 Defenses

As much as we love breaking down the tape, there is still no substitute for when an NFL coach draws it up. That’s what Bill Cowher does for Real Football Network. Alongside Pat Kirwan, Cowher draws up the basic premise of Cover 1 and a couple of adjustments to it. You can check…




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Video: How Pat Kirwan Likes To Use NFL Combine Numbers

NFL Combine numbers certainly aren’t everything but they sure are fun to play with and especially when you are able to use them as comparisons to other players already playing in the league. As you probably already know by now, I like to work with these numbers much in the…






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Pat Kirwan Has Steelers Winning AFC North In 2014

Pat Kirwan of CBS Sports and SiriusXM NFL Radio likes what the Pittsburgh Steelers have done this offseason coming off of back-to-back 8-8 seasons and he believes they will win AFC North in 2014. In his 2014 NFL team-by-team record predictions and playoff picks article that was posted Wednesday, Kirwan…