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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Chargers – Week 14

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 34-24 loss Sunday to the San Diego Chargers. The completion percentage of 51% looks good on paper, as does the 4.88 yards per attempt, but when you factor in the Chargers were 12 for 22 (55%) on 3rd downs and Philip Rivers was 11-of-19 […]

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Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 14 – Chargers

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the San Diego Chargers 34-24 Sunday at Heinz Field to drop their record to 7-6 on the season. Below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning and losing performances in the game and it sure was tough to come up with any winners this week. […]

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Steelers Secondary Missed The Stone Hands Of Ike Taylor In Loss To Chargers

Cornerback Ike Taylor might have hands of stone, but the Pittsburgh Steelers missed the rest of his body Sunday in their 34-24 loss to the San Diego Chargers. Taylor, who fractured his right ankle early in the win over the Baltimore Ravens last Sunday, was replaced Sunday afternoon by second-year cornerback Cortez Allen with fellow […]

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Chargers Bolt From Pittsburgh With 34-24 Win Over Steelers – Game Recap

The San Diego Chargers came to Heinz Field in Pittsburgh with a decimated offensive line and a lame duck coaching staff in tow and still managed to notch the franchises\’ first ever regular season win in Pittsburgh with a 34-24 victory Sunday over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers threw for 200 yards and […]

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Hritz: Steelers Versus Chargers Preview & Prediction – Week 14

By Jeremy Hritz Hritz 2012 Prediction Record: 8-4 Chargers at Steelers Rankings Breakdown RANKINGS San Diego Pittsburgh Offense 26th (322.1) 20th (342) Rushing 26th (95) 24th (101.1) Passing 18th (227.1) 14th (240.9) PPG 19th (21.5) 20th (21.2) Defense 9th (335.1) 1st (259.8) Rushing 7th (94.5) 5th (93.1) Passing 21st (240.6) 1st (166.7) PPG 11th (21.4) […]

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Competition Analysis Week 14: Steelers Versus Chargers

By Christopher DiMarino Fantasy Overview: The Pittsburgh Steelers can be inspirational at times. When it seemed like hope was fleeting and the light at the end of the tunnel was dimming, the Steelers played a game to be remembered. They overcame odds, executed, adapted and the best part was that there was still plenty of […]

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Healthier James Harrison Looks To Extend Sack Streak To Four Games Against Chargers

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison might not ever be 100% healthy this season, but 13 weeks now into the 2012 season he his certainly playing like he is close. In the last 3 games Harrison has totaled 3 sacks and 24 tackles, which is nearly half of the tackles that he has been credited […]

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Cortez Allen Remains Slot Nickel Corner While Ike Taylor Is Out

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is now out for at least two weeks and maybe longer with a fractured right ankle so that now means that Cortez Allen will start and play in his place until he returns. Curtis Brown now becomes the third corner moving forward, and while most are writing that he will […]

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Steelers Open As 7 Point Favorites Over Chargers & Game Will Be CBS Early Marquee Matchup

It took a few more days than normal, but thanks to the news on Wednesday that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will more than likely start Sunday against the San Diego Chargers at Heinz Field, the home team has now been installed as a 7 point favorite on even money. It was also made known […]

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Chargers Head Into Steelers Game With Offensive Line Decimated By Injuries

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently have a very banged up roster as was evidenced by the run down of injuries by head coach Mike Tomlin during his Tuesday press conference, but the San Diego Chargers, who the Steelers will host Sunday at Heinz Field, have a decimated offensive line right now. In the Chargers loss this […]

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Six Week 10 Sunday Games To Watch That Could Help The Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers don\’t play until Monday night so Steeler Nation can sit back on Sunday and watch several games that will continue to shape the AFC playoff picture. Below are six games to have your eyes on for pretty obvious reasons. Baltimore Ravens vs. Oakland Raiders – The Raiders beat the Steelers earlier this […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Schedule Preview: Week 14 Analysis Versus San Diego Chargers

By Christopher DiMarino This is another entry in a set of early looks at the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in the 2012-13 season. The goal is to acclimate the average Pittsburgh Steelers fan to the offseason changes each team has made. This will make the in-depth analysis in the week before the game […]

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Ron Jaworski Overrating Arm Strength Of Joe Flacco & Underrating Accuracy

On Monday, ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski revealed his ninth-ranked quarterback entering the 2012 season:  Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens. And while praising the fifth-year Ravens quarterback, Jaworski said that Flacco has the strongest arm in the league. “That\’s Flacco\’s No. 1 attribute,” said Jaworski. “I get so tired of hearing how arm strength is […]

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Steelers 2012 Competition Analysis: Overview

By Christopher DiMarino Part of knowing your team is understanding their competition (as the saying goes, keep your friends close, and your enemies closer). It is very important to see what teams the Steelers will play in the 2012 season and which may provide the biggest challenges. We all know that the Black and Gold […]

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Roethlisberger Motivated By Eli Manning & Looking To Come To Camp Lighter Than Ever

New Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley will not be the only one pushing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to step up his game in 2012, as Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Wednesday morning that Roethlisberger told him that he has a little extra motivation now because New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has now […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Todd Haley & Weslye Saunders Episode

Season 2, Episode 75 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I have quite a bit to talk about in what continues to be a very busy start of the offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers. We start out by talking about the report that surfaced Monday night that tight end Wesyle Saunders […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – February 1st – Polamalu 6th Most Marketable NFL Player Edition

Troy Polamalu is the 6th most marketable player in the NFL, according to an exclusive survey of sports business execs, analysts and media members conducted by Street and Smith’s Sports Business Daily. Ben Roethlisberger finished tied for 20th on the list. US Ambassador to Ireland and President Emeritus of the Pittsburgh Steelers Dan Rooney has […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Ranks 5th In ESPN QB Power Rankings

Another week and another edition of the ESPN.com position power rankings have been released as voted on by the ESPN bloggers and journalist. As you would expect, the top spot goes to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as he received 6 of 8 first place votes and two second place votes. Colts quarterback Peyton Manning finished […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday April 11th – Roethlisberger Do-over Edition

The latest Hearing from Coach Tomlin segment is up on Steelers.com and Mike Tomlin talks about pre draft visits, the draft process and other draft topics. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and offensive coordinator Bruce Arians would pass even more if it were up to them. According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Judge Susan Richard […]

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Steelers Dump Chargers 35-24, Face Ravens Next In AFC Championship Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers got off to another slow start against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night, but rebounded to control the second half and beat the Chargers 35-24. The Steelers running game finally got on track, with running back Willie Parker rushing for 146 yards and two touchdowns. Both the Steelers offense and defense […]

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Steelers versus Chargers Playoff Game Preview & Prediction

The San Diego Chargers visit Heinz Field to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers this evening. The Chargers will likely be without the services of running back LaDainian Tomlinson and will rely on a mixture of running backs Darren Sproles and Michael Bennett. The Steelers run defense is ranked second in the league, allowing just 80.2 […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin 1/6 Tuesday Press Conference, Roethlisberger Ready To Go

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media on Tuesday in preparation for the playoff match-up this Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. Tomlin started with his usual praise of the opposition. Tomlin praised the play of Philip Rivers, Vincent Jackson, Antonio Gates and Darren Sproles on the offensive side of the ball. Tomlin said […]

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