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Pittsburgh Rewind: Steelers Vs Redskins Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-16 win over the Washington Redskins. First Half – Kick coverage from left to right: Shamarko Thomas-Jordan Dangerfield-Sammie Coates-L.J. Fort-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Sean Davis-Darrius Heyward-Bey-Artie Burns – Davis is likely supposed to be the flat defender and get width but he only gets…


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Week One Steelers’ Defensive Charting Notes

Won’t do this every week but with the regular season upon us, wanted to roll through some of the notables of the defensive charting we do each week. We’ll revisit this roughly every month or so and see what trends emerge. We are basing this off 55 full plays from…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 1: Steelers Versus Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2016 season as one of the two featured games on Monday Night Football visiting FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins. The Steelers hadn’t been to Landover since 2008 when they struggled early, falling behind 6-0 after the first quarter, before turning things around…


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Steelers Vs Redskins: Winners And Losers

Those three little words: Pittsburgh Steelers win. Nothing’s better than that. Winners Ben Roethlisberger: Vintage form tonight. Which is to say he made play after play from the pocket, something he’s done for years and may – finally – be getting credit for. Not many offenses would have the confidence…


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Surprises In The Secondary Should Not Be Surprising

Due to a variety of circumstances during the preseason, chief of which was the fact that they limited the time with which the starting defense was on the field, it is not entirely easy to get a good grip on what the Pittsburgh Steelers’ plans are tonight when it comes…


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How We Got Here – Looking Back On The Steelers’ Offseason

This is it. Today. The day you’ve been waiting for ever since a tough loss in the Divisional Round to the eventual Super Bowl champions. The Pittsburgh Steelers make their regular-season debut tonight in Washington. Before we get there, though, I think we should pause and look back on how…



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Robert Golden To See Reduced Special Teams Role In 2016

The captain never abandons the ship. That’s the rule. But in this case, Robert Golden might not have a choice. Despite being named the Pittsburgh Steelers’ special teams captain for the third season in a row, Danny Smith confirmed Golden will have a reduced role on that unit this season….


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NFL Top 1000: What/Where Steelers Made The List

A huge undertaking every year, a large contingent of people were brought on to compile Bleacher Report’s NFL 1000, grading the top 1000 players in the league. It’s always a little unconventional, controversial, but a labor of love with some really smart people sending in their grades. Unveiled yesterday, they…


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Steelers’ Roster Pedigree Heavy At Top And Bottom

It’s been a few days now since the roster has been trimmed and tweaked, and so we can probably assume that at least this is the 53-man roster that the Pittsburgh Steelers will carry into the season opener. With that in mind, I wanted to do a bit of analysis…


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Tomlin On Confidence In Steelers’ Secondary: ‘Ask Me About Midnight Or So On Monday’

During his Tuesday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did his usual praising of the team’s upcoming opponent ahead of Monday night’s game against the Washington Redskins and that included him spending time talking about how good their secondary is and what a formidable challenge they’ll likely be….


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Dangerfield Among Young DBs Who Must Pick Up ST Slack

The Pittsburgh Steelers roster did right by their teammate in naming fifth-year safety Robert Golden their special-teams captain for the third year in a row. It was an honor that Golden said that he did not expect to receive this year because his responsibilities on special teams are expected to…


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Steelers Name Team Captains For 2016 Season

The Pittsburgh Steelers named their team captains for the 2016 season on Monday and none of this year’s choices should come as a surprise. As you would expect, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was chosen to be the Steelers offensive captain once again and this marks the eighth time that has happened in…


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Bryan: 2016 Steelers 53-Man Roster Prediction: Final Edition

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have closed out their 2016 preseason, it’s time for me to release my final 53-man roster prediction. Please note that this prediction has two sections. The top section is what I predict the 53-man roster to look like Saturday evening right after 4 p.m. deadline….


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Steelers’ Special Teams Not As Dire As First Glance

I gotta admit, I may have gone a little bit overboard here. Sometimes, it’s good to be sorta looney. Clearly, with the injuries the Pittsburgh Steelers have dealt with towards the bottom of the 53, the special teams outlook looks questionable. Given the high amount of turnover they were already…