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Steelers Sputter In Preseason Finale, Lose 23-6

The good news? The Pittsburgh Steelers preseason from hell is over. The bad news? Boy did it end as abysmally as it began. Pittsburgh was beaten soundly by the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night at Heinz Field, by a final score of 23-6. The defense, albeit featuring almost all backups,…


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Five Positional Battles To Watch Tonight

The best competition in the fourth preseason game is rarely between opposing teams. Instead, bubble players on every NFL team will battle each other for the few available spots on each team’s final roster or even ten-man practice squad. The Pittsburgh Steelers are no different, and while their roster is…


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Steelers Roster Layout Vs Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster is down to 75. With the final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers, the majority of starters will not play. This creates a unique challenge to the preseason, forcing each team to play with a regular season roster. We’ll go through the roster, figure out who…


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Ledyard 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Bills Game

Just one opportunity remains for the Pittsburgh Steelers bubble players to prove themselves worthy of a 53-man roster spot, an opportunity that will come tomorrow night when Pittsburgh hosts the Carolina Panthers in their final preseason game. None of the players I predicted to make the 53-man squad were cut…


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Kozora 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Bills Game

For the final time of the preseason, my Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 roster predictions. This roster works under the assumption with Martavis Bryant on the suspended list and Maurkice Pouncey on the IR/To Return list. Read ’em and weep. Offense (23) Quarterback (3): Ben Roethlisberger, Michael Vick, Landry Jones Analysis (No Change): No…


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Steelers Film Room: Charles Clay’s 67 Yard Touchdown

We’re back in the film room this morning to break down one of the Pittsburgh Steelers several defensive mishaps from Saturday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. The biggest splash play came via Charles Clay’s 67 yard touchdown in the first quarter. By now, you’re probably well aware the Steelers were…


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Steelers Film Room: Re-Visiting Anthony Chickillo

Last week I made the case for the Pittsburgh Steelers to increase reps for Anthony Chickillo against better competition, a request which was granted this past weekend when the Miami product faced off – for at least a few plays – against the Buffalo Bills starting offensive line. In the…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Bills Breakdown

My game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-19 loss against the Buffalo Bills. First Half – Kick return unit. The front five: L.J. Fort, Bud Dupree, Shayon Green, Alden Darby, and Jordan Dangerfield. Ian Wild/Jesse James a pairing with L.T. Walton and Roosevelt Nix forming the wedge. Josh Harris served…


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Steelers Trade 6th Round Pick for Scobee, Trim Roster To 75

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made several roster moves today in an effort to get their roster down to the league-mandated 75 players. The team officially announced the trade for kicker Josh Scobee, sending a 2016 sixth round pick to Jacksonville. The Steelers are currently without their 5th and 6th round…


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NFL Upholds Martavis Bryant Four Game Suspension

The NFL has officially upheld Martavis Bryant’s four game suspension, as first reported by Ray Fittipaldo of The Pittsburgh Post Gazette.  NFL has upheld the four-game suspension for Martavis Bryant. Four games without pay. — Ray Fittipaldo (@rayfitt1) August 31, 2015 Fittipaldo relayed in a series of tweets a statement from…


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Ledyard: Steelers First 15 Cuts Prediction

By tomorrow at 4 pm, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have cut their current roster from 90 to at least 75 players per NFL requirements. Many of these moves have been obvious for some time now, but the team will still be faced with several tough decisions, even in this first…


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Report: Steelers Trade For Kicker Josh Scobee

The Pittsburgh Steelers have traded for Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. The #Jaguars are trading longtime kicker Josh Scobee to the #Steelers. He’s been their kicker since 2004. Pitt had a K injury. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2015 As he…


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Steelers Film Room: Shoddy Tackling Major Issue Vs Buffalo

Just about every aspect of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense was pretty pathetic against the Buffalo Bills, but one of the most egregious parts of their poor performance was the shoddy tackling that took place throughout the game. The reality of preseason is that players aren’t always used to tackling again,…


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Steelers Defense Shredded, Fall to Bills 43-19

When opposing quarterbacks combine to go 30-33 for 386 yards, three touchdowns and zero turnovers, you know it has been a bad day for your defense. When those four signal callers all play for the Buffalo Bills, you start to question the legitimacy of the unit as a whole. The…


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Quick Hits: Steelers vs Bills Winners/Losers

If you can stomach it, my picks from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-19 loss to the Buffalo Bills today. WINNERS:  Martavis Bryant: Bryant won but it only makes his looming four game suspension sting that much worse. He racked up 138 yards on three catches for gains of 63, 39, and 36…