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Ben Roethlisberger Has Been Excellent On Third-Down Passes

One of the things that separates the Pittsburgh Steelers from most teams is, to put it simply, the fact that they have quarterback Ben Roethlisberger under center. He is a true franchise quarterback, which is not something that many teams are fortunately enough to be able to say about the…


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Javon Hargrave Continues Strong Play In Heyward’s Absence

In the two games since the Pittsburgh Steelers placed defensive captain Cameron Heyward on the injured reserve list, the defense has improved both in terms of the running game and in getting the quarterback on the ground. while the Colts last night racked up some garbage rushing yards on the…



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Ladarius Green’s Debut A Preview Of What’s To Come

Yesterday was the long-anticipated and long-awaited Pittsburgh Steelers debut of free agent tight end Ladarius Green, who spent the first half of his first season with the team on the Physically Unable to Perform List while he was struggling to work his way back from surgery on his ankle in…



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Steelers At Their Best With Quick-Hitting Passing Game

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has grown a reputation over the course of his career that is not wholly applicable as it once was. Frequently referencing Brett Favre, Roethlisberger early on was defined as a sort of streetball player, excelling more when the play breaks down and he can use…


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Le’Veon Bell Leads League In YPC After Contact

No matter what one may think about what Le’Veon Bell may have done in his spare time away from the football field, it’s virtually impossible to deny the exceptional talent that he is within the framework of the game. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back is a unique talent who evokes…


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PFF Argues For Le’Veon Bell As Top Back In The Game

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers are fortunate to have at their disposal arguably the best—and certainly the most complete—backup running back in the league with DeAngelo Williams, who totaled almost 350 yards with three touchdowns over the course of the first three games, the return of Le’Veon Bell is still…





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Steelers Have 3rd-Best QB Situation In NFL According To PFF

Pro Football Focus might not be a big fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ front seven just yet, whose best football is certainly ahead of it rather than behind, but the site did take kindly recently to their quarterback group, ranking the Steelers’ group of pass slingers third in the league….


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Steelers’ Front Seven Ranked 25th In NFL

Though the Pittsburgh Steelers have invested heavily in their secondary over the course of the past three seasons, adding a starting safety in free agency and drafting three defensive backs in the first two rounds over that span, the reality remains that the hope of building a stalwart defense resides…



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Steelers Offense Still No Fan Of Play Action

I happened upon a Tweet recently posted by Pro Football Focus which purported to show the quarterbacks who most frequently made use of the play action, and the names on the top of the list were not exactly surprising. Colin Kaepernick used play action nearly a third of the time…