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Once The Future, Cortez Allen’s Struggles Left Him Behind

Having been a bit busy the past couple of days, and with the timing of the release being a bit of a surprise, I didn’t really get an opportunity to properly digest the Pittsburgh Steelers’ move to terminate the contract of Cortez Allen, the fourth-round cornerback that they drafted out…


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Steelers Dime Package Gameplan Specific Sunday

Largely, the Pittsburgh Steelers – and their fans – would like to have their memories erased of Week One. An ugly loss to the New England Patriots where the Steelers’ defense seemed unable to do anything correctly, even down to the simple fundamental rule of covering their best receiver. But…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Twelve

The Pittsburgh Steelers at 6-5 are far from their prime as they head into a prime time showdown on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. At stake is nothing short of their playoff aspirations for the 2015 season. As it is, following their 39-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the team…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Seahawks

Stats of the weird from a game that makes me very, very queasy. – You know I always start with the score. The Seattle Seahawks 39-30 victory was the first 39-30 final in NFL history. So at least the Pittsburgh Steelers made history. Hooray? – Based on the information available…


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Maurice Jones-Drew Predicts A Steelers vs. Patriots AFC Championship Game

Which teams are in the best position to make a deep playoff run heading into Week 11? Former NFL running back Maurice Jones-Drew has revealed his picks for the AFC and NFC Championship games and the Pittsburgh Steelers were included. “First, will be the Pittsburgh Steelers,” said Jones. “These guys,…


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Mike Mitchell: Don’t Hate The Player Or The Game

Few people were as outspokenly critical of Mike Mitchell as I was last year, consistently noting the poor angles, shoddy tackling, and over-aggressive nature that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers defense getting beat down the field constantly. Due to Troy Polamalu’s roaming style, Mitchell was often asked to cover a…


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Dupree: “We Started Chipping Travis Kelce Too Late”

Without Jeremy Maclin and Jamaal Charles, everyone watching today’s game knew the Kansas City Chiefs’ top target was one man – Travis Kelce. Despite the Pittsburgh Steelers being able to keep him out of the end zone, they admit they could have done a better job containing him. “When a…


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Steelers Eliminate Missed Tackles In Dominant Performance

While there are no negative repercussions to giving Landry Jones, Martavis Bryant, and Le’Veon Bell the game balls for their remarkable performance against Arizona, Steelers fans would be remiss to not credit the defense for another spectacular performance. While the unit has been excellent during every game since Week 1,…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Chargers

Another wacky game that deserves some equally funky statistics. – Mike Vick played his best late but still finished the game completing 50% of his passes. By Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks who played the entire game, it’s the lowest percentage in a win since Ben Roethlisberger in 2006. That day, Big…


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Steelers Secondary Preparing For Huge Test Monday Night

Before the regular season began, many NFL pundits were already speculating that the Pittsburgh Steelers may feature the worst secondary in the league. After Week 1 and Tom Brady’s four passing touchdowns, the speculation became an almost certainty. Not only could no one matchup with Rob Gronkowski or Julian Edelman…


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St. Louis Rams Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Steelers’ Output Matched What They Saw In Week One

It was a day for reversals. Most importantly, of course, on the scoreboard. That’s the only place that really matters. But beyond what is considered vital, the Steelers of Week 2 looked like the New England Patriots of Week One. Maybe they picked up tips on the Patriots’ radio broadcast?…


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Steelers Vs 49ers: Five Matchups To Watch

How teams, units, and players matchup in the NFL is what wins and loses football games. The Pittsburgh Steelers found that out last week, when their efforts to match up several defenders against Rob Gronkowski failed miserably, resulting in a 28-21 Week 1 loss. Examining these matchups not only give…