Rob Housler

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Previewing the AFC North: Cleveland Browns

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. Today we’ll take an in-depth look at…


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AFC North Dominates Tight End Position In 2015 Draft

As we found out on Friday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were hoping to address their tight end situation in the second round of the draft, targeting Maxx Williams, the consensus top player at his position, but the Baltimore Ravens traded up one spot ahead of the Steelers to draft him. At…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Needs: Cleveland Browns

During the lead-up to the 2015 NFL Draft, we’ve had you covered breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster by position and looking to how that corresponds to what they might do during the draft later this week. But the Steelers aren’t the only team in the league, nor are they…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 35

By now, the 2015 NFL Draft is only a little more than two weeks away, which means that we will be hearing more and more about teams lining up pre-draft visits as we get closer and closer to the end of the month. Each team is allotted 30 visits with…


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AFC North Pre-Draft Movements: Cleveland Browns

With the 2015 NFL Draft now just a few weeks away and the vast bulk of the free agency period now behind us, we have already gone through the roster changes that the Pittsburgh Steelers have made on a position-by-position basis. Now it’s time to turn our focus to the…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 32

Thursday night ended up being a fairly chaotic one in terms of impact around the AFC North with Troy Polamalu revealing that he has decided to retire, so in the chaos that followed, I failed to mention a couple of things that I will be getting to later on in…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 31

This Thursday turned out to be a much bigger day around the AFC North than might have anticipated in the morning, and most of the focus centered around the Pittsburgh Steelers, who got some news about a couple of their players, which I will address in more detail in separate…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 29

It is interesting that the most interesting thing to happen in the league yesterday as far as the Pittsburgh Steelers go is that a player on another team received a suspension. Of course, that player was former Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount, and it is relevant to Pittsburgh today because…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 26

First of all, Happy Easter to our readers. Regardless of what you may believe or what traditions you may hold, I hope that you all have a nice dinner planned for later in the day. But the sports world is a business, and time is money, so the NFL doesn’t…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 22

Yesterday, much of the focus around the league was centered in Florida, because Florida State was holding its Pro Day. FSU has one of the most talented, NFL-caliber rosters in college football, so it’s no surprise that there were reportedly representatives from every single team in the league attending the…


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2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Offseason

We’ve shown you our series of mock draft simulations from Fanspeak.com. To start the week, we’ll take it one step further and mock an entire offseason. Fanspeak has let people like me nerd out, offering a “Managing the Cap” simulator in conjunction with Overthecap.com, a site dedicated to salary cap…


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An Early Steelers Free Agent Wishlist

Wipe away those tears? Fix that hole in the television? Good. Because though we’ll spend this week reviewing the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Baltimore Ravens, it’s time to start turning our attention to the offseason. I’ll throw out a list of possible free agents the Steelers could conceivably look…


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Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs Scouting Report

Scouting report on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 16 opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs. OFFENSE – Alex Smith leads the bunch. You can call him a “game manager” and it’s true this isn’t a vertical offense but he’s still been a good QB. After throwing three picks in Week One, he’s…


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More Steelers Cardinals Observations

I have gone back through the game to do my initial breakdown and start some charting. Here are my expanded observations not mentioned in the game recap of the Steelers week 7 win over the Arizona Cardinals. What can you say about Mike Wallace that has not already been said…


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Steelers Week 7 Coverage Stats Versus Cardinals

Below are the Steelers coverage stats for the week 7 Sunday afternoon game against the Arizona Cardinals. They are broken down by play and include down and distance, line of scrimmage, direction, yards gained, yards after catch, personnel the offense used, defensive package, number of pass rushers and whether or…