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Steelers’ Playoff Hopes Take Slight Dip Entering Sunday

Our weekly update though unfortunately, or maybe fortunately, there isn’t much movement heading into this Sunday. But there was a little and it trended in the wrong direction with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ playoff odds seeing a small decline. The two sites we use, Playoffstatus and 538, show similar results. Playoffstatus…


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Steelers Vs Giants Win/Loss Scenarios

New series we’ll do each Sunday morning before kickoff. A prediction of what will happen if the Pittsburgh Steelers win, if they lose, and my final score prediction. My outlook on this afternoon’s game against the New York Giants. The Steelers Will Win If… – The tight ends block. That’s why Jesse James was…


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Antonio Brown And Odell Beckham Jr. Hang Out Day Before The Game

Little bit of news on the softer side for gameday. Typically, friends on opposing teams on weeks where they face off won’t even talk to each other. But Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham Jr. have bucked the norm and taken things a step further. On AB’s snapchat, and latter his…


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Taylor’s Take: Steelers’ Offense Must Keep Eye On Collins

sA simple look at the yardage numbers may tell you the Steelers’ eighth-ranked passing offense should have an advantage against the New York Giants’ 24th-ranked pass defense, but there are a few things that might get overlooked. The Giants defense has gotten stronger over the season, particularly in their secondary,…


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Steelers Vs Giants X Factor: Jesse James

Our first repeat inclusion of the year. Though Ladarius Green is slowly cutting into his playing time Jesse James will play a key role if the Pittsburgh Steelers want to win Sunday against the New York Giants. Todd Haley almost said as much speaking with the media this week, and…


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Steelers Vs Colts Defensive Charting Notes

Your weekly roundup. All applicable stats out of 62 plays. – The Pittsburgh Steelers were in nickel 58% of the time against the Indianapolis Colts. In their 3-4 40.3%. – Keith Butler again turned up the heat, sending five or six rushers 46.3% of the time. He blitzed 53.7% (22…


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Antonio Brown Not Concerned About Celebration Penalties

I’m sure this is the topic you were dying to hear about. But it’s relevant, affecting the team, and Antonio Brown was asked about it today. After being flagged, and fined, for excessive celebration against the Indianapolis Colts, Brown was asked by reporters if he’s concerned about his actions. His response, per…


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Film Room: Giants’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Matthew Sottile and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Matthew will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the New York Giants’ defense. Alex’s Scheme…


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Film Room: Giants’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Josh will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the New York Giants’ offense. Alex’s Scheme…


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Ex-Steeler Will Allen Still Looking To Play In NFL

We wrote about Will Allen last week for an off-the-field issue. The sports media, namely ESPN, again mixed him up with the other Will Allen, who plead guilty to running a Ponzi scheme. This is from the other day but worth pointing out. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, who, for the record, didn’t…


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Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Let me steal Chris Berman’s thunder and be the last to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and hope you had a good one. What’s your favorite Thanksgiving dish? I’m a mashed potatoes man. I look forward to being 85 years old, sequestered in the corner, watching the Steelers with my mashed…


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Steelers Vs Colts Game Rewind

Your game notes. First Half – Kick coverage: Justin Gilbert-Robert Golden (hello old friend)-Sammie Coates-Roosevelt Nix-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Fitzgerald Toussaint-Artie Burns-Jordan Dangerfield – When it works, it’s praised. When it doesn’t, you get killed. Lawrence Timmons carrying TY Hilton here and William Gay gets home on the blitz. –…


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Watch: Javon Hargrave’s Breakout Game

Back to our weekly talking to the tape section. And this one is my favorites. Javon Hargrave might have grown up before our eyes on Thanksgiving against the Indianapolis Colts. It was easily the best game of his short career and we break down the highlights. We look at his…


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Ben Roethlisberger Says He Has Complete Trust In Le’Veon Bell

Not that Ben Roethlisberger gushing over Le’Veon Bell is a surprise. It’s well deserved. Speaking with reporters today via Steelers.com, Roethlisberger heaped a ton of praise on Bell. It didn’t focus around him as a runner, that much is obvious who even is a casual fan, but on everything else…


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Steelers Vs Browns/Colts: Missed Tackles Report

With two games in five days, it was quite hard for me to get a chance to bang out a missed tackles report from the Cleveland Browns game prior to kickoff against the Indianapolis Colts. So, with the said, here’s a combined missed tackles report from both games. I hope…