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Steelers Training Camp Pictures From Friday – July 29th

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers first training camp practice of 2016 is over, Tim Rice has submitted some pictures from Friday for you to view. If the gallery below was put together correctly by me, you should be able to click on thumbnail and then scroll through all of full-size…



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Steelers Vs. 49ers: Colin Kaepernick’s Week 1 Passing Chart

The San Francisco 49ers beat the Minnesota Vikings Monday night at home and being as they are the Pittsburgh Steelers next opponent, I thought many of you would like to see the passing chart of quarterback Colin Kaepernick from that Week 1 game. 11 of Kaepernick’s 17 completions in the Monday night…


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Steelers vs. Patriots: Tom Brady’s Week 1 Passing Chart

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady completed 25 of the 32 passes that he attempted Thursday night in his team’s win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and while he did throw for 288 yards in the game, most of his throws traveled less than 10 yards in the air past the…


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Steelers Film Room: Roethlisberger’s 12 Incompletions Against Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their 2015 regular season opener Thursday night to the New England Patriots and while there were a lot of negatives associated with the game, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger did play well. Roethlisberger completed 26 of 38 passes for 351 yards Thursday night and while he did have the…


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Steelers vs. Jaguars: Morning After Tape Cutups

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their second preseason game 23-21 to the Jacksonville Jaguars Friday night and here are a few of the plays that instantaneously received my attention when I went back through the game a second time. Here’s the firer run by Le’Veon Bell which was a split zone…


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Improved Juice: Bell Says He’s In the Best Shape Of His Life

He’s currently scheduled to miss the first three games of 2015 season due to a suspension, but when Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell does finally hit the field, we should see an even better version than the one that registered 2215 total yards from scrimmage in 2014. Bell, who…


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Steelers Film Room: Cameron Heyward’s Arsenal Of Pass Rush Moves

Yesterday we looked at Cameron Heyward’s ability to play with power and leverage as an up-and-coming sack artist in the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. While those traits remain the cornerstone to his ever-improving game, Heyward’s developing arsenal of pass rush moves are what has truly pushed him into a special category of…


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Steelers Film Room: Cameron Heyward Plays With Power And Leverage

I felt compelled to write about Cameron Heyward this week, given that a player with about half his ability in Corey Liuget just signed a five-year, $50 million extension yesterday to remain with the San Diego Chargers for the foreseeable future. No disrespect meant to Liuget, who is a solid…


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Steelers All-22: Poor Blocking Aides in Dri Archer’s Return Woes

We recently covered the underrated value of a strong kick coverage unit, specifically highlighting what Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey brought to the team in that regard. Today, we’re going to flip the units and stress the importance of a competent blocking return unit. And what happens when that group…



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Fact And Fiction: Jarvis Jones, The Pass Rusher

Few players on the Pittsburgh Steelers current roster have been criticized as much as outside linebacker Jarvis Jones throughout the edge rusher’s first two seasons, but how much of that negative stigma is warranted? As the 17th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, Jones was drafted largely because he…


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Steelers All-22: Spot Concept

It’s one of the most couple combination passing concepts in the NFL. It exists in ever team’s playbook, including the Pittsburgh Steelers. I’ve talked about it multiple times in my game breakdowns or scouting reports but have never devoted an entire post to it. Today, we’re going to break down…


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Steelers All-22: Backside Pursuit vs Wide Zones

Back at the tape today with a small, but important, breakdown of how defenses successfully play the run. Zone blocking schemes are mixed into every team’s playbook. Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans specifically are well accustomed to seeing them as the Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals, and Baltimore Ravens use it heavily, though…


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Steelers All-22: Tight End RPO

After some overdue time away, we’re back talking to the film and breaking down some notable plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 season. Today, we’ll break down an increasingly popular concept throughout the league and Steelers’ playbook. Run/pass options, RPOs, giving Ben Roethlisberger the freedom to make a decision based…