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Now That The Facts Are In, Steelers Decision To Trade For Levi Brown Was A Good One

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert took an undeserved beating Wednesday from a large chunk of the fan base for his decision to trade for Arizona Cardinals tackle Levi Brown. Now that all of the facts of the deal are in, I will give you my thoughts. First, the Steelers only have a conditional draft […]

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Steelers Injury Report: WR Markus Wheaton Has Finger Surgery

According to Missi Matthews of Steelers.com, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton has had surgery on the pinky finger that he broke Sunday during the loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Tomlin said they "tempered the work" of Ben, Heath, Bell & McLendon this week. Ramon did not practice and Markus Wheaton has finger surgery […]

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Report: Steelers To Start Kelvin Beachum At Left Tackle Against The Jets

According to Josina Anderson of ESPN.com, Kelvin Beachum was the starting left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers during their Tuesday practice and is expected to start at the position a week from Sunday against the New York Jets. Sources: Steelers T Kelvin Beachum displaced Mike Adams as starting LT at practice today. He's expected to […]

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Report: Steelers G Ramon Foster Only Suffered A Minor Pectoral Sprain Sunday Against Vikings

The Pittsburgh Steelers received some good news on the injury front Monday as Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is reporting left guard Ramon Foster only suffered a minor sprain of the right pectoral muscle Sunday during the 34-27 loss to Minnesota Vikings. According to Kaboly, Foster originally suffered the injury a week before in […]

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Mike Tomlin Needs To Become A Geology Expert During The Bye Week

Following the loss to the Chicago Bears, head coach Mike Tomlin said that he would turn over stones in an effort to fix the tackle situation. Judging by the play of left tackle Mike Adams Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, he better become a geology expert during the bye week. Through the first four games […]

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A Perfect Time For A Break

By Matthew Marczi Is it just me, or is it just about time for us all to take a break from this nightmarish beginning of the 2013 season? The Bye week could hardly have come at a more opportune time for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they find themselves reeling after coming off their fourth consecutive […]

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Steelers Injury Report: G Ramon Foster Suffers Pectoral Injury In Loss

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now 0-4 following there loss Sunday in London to the Minnesota Vikings and they may have lost another offensive lineman as well. During his post-game press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin said left guard Ramon Foster suffered a pectoral injury of some kind during the game and that it will need […]

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Steelers G Ramon Foster Suffers Chest Injury In First Half

Pittsburgh Steelers are down 20-10 to the Minnesota Vikings and it is now being reported that starting left guard Ramon Foster is being evaluated for a chest injury. His return is questionable. Foster appeared to have injured himself midway through the second quarter and was replaced for a short time by Kelvin Beachum Foster did […]

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David DeCastro Shows Improvement On The Move

By Matthew Marczi Since the moment that the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted David DeCastro in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft, the offensive guard has been given the highest of expectations to live up to from its fanbase. He was off to a fine start after winning the right guard position from Ramon Foster […]

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Steelers Versus Bears – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Once again, Kion Wilson started at inside linebacker in place of Larry Foote. Will this be the last time? The Steelers also started the game in the nickel despite being down a starting cornerback. That’s a lot of trust in the young Shamarko Thomas. The Steelers failed to stop second and one […]

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Steelers Versus Bears Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers sacks from Week 3 versus the Chicago Bears. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO SEE FULL SIZE 1. 2nd and 4, 6:50 1st. 12 personnel. Bears rush five. Julius Peppers engages David Johnson but never actually rushes him so he’s not included in the above number. Playaction, Steelers […]

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Inside The Tape: Break Down Of Steelers Versus Bengals

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Opening KR coverage. Front five: Kion Wilson, Terence Garvin, Chris Carter, Shamarko Thomas, and Jarvis Jones. David Paulson and Michael Palmer the next two with Al Woods and Cam Heyward forming […]

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Steelers Versus Bengals: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night on the road and below are seven things to watch for in the game. Will He Help? – Fullback Will Johnson should be back on the field this week after not playing last week due to an injured hamstring. The Steelers like to use […]

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Breakdown Of Steelers OL Kelvin Beachum Versus Titans

By Alex Kozora My full breakdown of Pittsburgh Steelers center Kelvin Beachum versus the Tennessee Titans. First Drive Snaps: 7 Run Block/Pass Block: 4/3 Play-by-Play – 1st and 10, 14:51 1st. TE eligible with David Paulson to his right. Pass protection with Paulson releasing. Loses balance, fails to stay square vs inside spin from Derrick […]

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Impact Of Pouncey Injury Difficult To Quantify As Line Adjusts To New Normal

By Matthew Marczi Anybody who watched the Pittsburgh Steelers offense earlier this week will attest to the inefficacy and inefficiency displayed along the offensive line, as well as the tight ends. Even the running backs and wide receivers had a rough day in their off the ball assignments. Obviously, the offensive line was struck a […]

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Report: New Steelers C Fernando Velasco To Start Monday Night

It’s looking more and more like new Pittsburgh Steelers center Fernando Velasco might just start Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals as the former Tennessee Titan is reportedly picking up the playbook quick. C Fernando Velasco mum on whether he will start in Cincy, but several teammates said they have never seen anyone pick up […]

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Steelers Versus Titans Sack Break Down

By Alex Kozora In weeks with multiple sacks allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers, I’ll be breaking down each individual one, assigning blame, and keeping track of a “sack counter” for the guilty parties. And this week, with five allowed against the Tennessee Titans, was worthy of an article dedicated to it. Buckle up, this one […]

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Report: Steelers G Ramon Foster To Help With Line Calls Against Bengals

On Wednesday, Pittsburgh Steelers left guard Ramon Foster said he will be in charge of helping the second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum with the line calls during the Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. As it sounds, Beachum will get start at center but Foster will […]

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Steelers Versus Titans – Second Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi In order to discipline Isaac Redman for his two first half fumbles, the Steelers came out in the second half with LaRod Stephens-Howling as the running back. On first down, he caught a pass out of the backfield and slipped for a four-yard gain. On second down, he wriggled his way for […]

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Steelers Versus Titans – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi One of the first things that I took notice of early on was just how frequently Todd Haley varied his personnel from play to play. On first down, he went with the 12 personnel with Isaac Redman the lone back and David Paulson lined up to the right of Kelvin Beachum, who […]

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A Game Of Firsts

By Matthew Marczi When the Pittsburgh Steelers take the field on Sunday to take on the Tennessee Titans in the season opener at Heinz Field, it will be a game of many firsts; indeed, far more than normal. With several new starters on both sides of the ball, the team will be fielding a lot […]

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Steelers 2013 Season Preview And Prediction

The 2013 NFL season gets underway tonight, so now it’s time for my yearly preview of the Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming season along with my prediction. Offense: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger appears to be healthy, and he looks good physically. It goes without saying that the Steelers only have a shot this season as long he is […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Cody Wallace Was Signed Because He Is A Known Commodity At Center

Tuesday morning, I posted what I believed to be the main reason why the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to replace John Malecki with Cody Wallace over the weekend and it turns out that I hit the nail on the head. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if Wallace was signed mainly […]

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Jarvis Jones Listed As Co-Starter On Steelers First Regular Season Depth Chart

The first Pittsburgh Steelers depth chart of the 2013 regular season is now out and it shows Jason Worilds and rookie Jarvis Jones listed as the co-starters at the right outside linebacker position. On Monday, Jones only received one rep with the starters during practice, according to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider, who also […]

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Steelers Decision To Sign Wallace Means They Didn’t Consider Malecki A Capable Backup Center

Like many of you, I was pretty shocked when the Pittsburgh Steelers signed offensive lineman Cody Wallace and waived John Malecki on Sunday. However, after going back through some of the preseason games of both players and doing some research, I feel that I now have better understanding of why the move was made. While […]

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Marczi – Steelers 2013 Final 53 Man Roster Prediction

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their preseason schedule last night with a 25-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers, but they survived the four games seemingly without any major injuries, based on the way rookie running back Le’Veon Bell seems to be recovering from a mid-foot sprain. I am not entirely sure how […]

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