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James Harrison Among Others Named In December PED Report To Be Interviewed By NFL

You might recall that back in December, current Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was one of several players named in an Al Jazeera documentary on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in professional football. The documentary, which largely centered around former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning, who was an active player at…



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Mike Tomlin Tells DeAngelo Williams To Stop Tweeting

This is a story I thought I’d never write. Mike Tomlin is on Twitter but smartly so, rarely says anything. So when he does, it draws attention, especially when it’s aimed at scolding one of his players. In his first tweet since November, Tomlin told DeAngelo Williams to take it…



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Broncos Defense Dominates Panthers In Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos showed Sunday in Super Bowl 50 that defense can indeed win a championship as they manhandled the Carolina Panthers offense all game on their way to a 24-10 win at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. The Broncos defense sacked Panthers quarterback Cam Newton 6 times Sunday and Denver linebacker…


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Panthers To Face Broncos In Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 is now set as the Carolina Panthers will play the Denver Broncos two weeks from today in San Francisco. The Broncos punched their ticket to the big game Sunday afternoon by beating the New England Patriots 20-18 at home in the AFC Championship game. While Broncos quarterback…


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Blandino Explains Why Manning Wasn’t Ruled As Giving Himself Up

On Friday, Dean Blandino, the league’s Vice President of Officiating, released his latest officiating video from the Divisional Round of the playoffs and as expected, he covered the fourth quarter play in which it looked like Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning gave himself up to avoid being sacked by Pittsburgh…


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Steelers Film Room: Steve McLendon Vs Broncos

Nose tackle Steve McLendon certainly gets talked about an awful lot for a player who, by percentage, doesn’t see a great deal of playing time, given that the Pittsburgh Steelers have resorted to spending most of their time in sub-packages. The veteran nose tackle logged 379 snaps during the regular…


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Denver Game Shows How 3-4 Became A Sub-Package For Steelers

Against the Broncos on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense lined up to face the Broncos offense on 72 plays, excluding field goals and kneel downs, but including penalties, both pre- and post-snap. And in spite of the fact that Peyton Manning has shown a significant physical decline this season, they…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Broncos Game Notes

Your final game notes of the 2015 season. Abridged version because quite frankly, I don’t think you’re too terribly interested in relieving it. First Half – Kick return. Front five: Arthur Moats–Sean Spence–Vince Williams–Terence Garvin–Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden behind them. Jesse James/Matt Spaeth/Anthony Chickillo on the wedge. Fitzgerald Toussaint served…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Broncos Divisional Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers season came to an end Sunday afternoon at Sports Authority Field at Mile High as they were defeated 23-16 by the AFC’s #1-seeded Denver Broncos in the divisional round of the playoffs. The pregame hype focused on the health and capabilities of the two future Hall of…


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Steelers Defense Played Winning Football In Denver

Though the Pittsburgh Steelers defense may have surrendered a seven-minute, 13-play, 65-yard game-winning drive in the fourth quarter against the Broncos, the truth is that they played well throughout the course of the game in spite of a couple of unfortunate, fluke-like plays that helped keep the game close. The…



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Fair Or Not, Toussaint’s Season Will Be Remembered For Late Fumble

At one point, late in the first quarter, second-year former undrafted free agent running back Fitzgerald Toussaint was the hero for the Pittsburgh Steelers, following up a hard-fought 15-yard rush inside the red zone with a one-yard touchdown burst to secure a 7-6 lead. The score helped right the ship…