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Will A Knee Brace Slow Down Le’Veon Bell?

As the “BellWatch” continues, football analysts and Pittsburgh Steelers fans alike continue to monitor the Steelers all-purpose running back on an almost minute-to-minute basis.  On Monday, when Bell was reported to be limping badly, it seemed almost impossible that he would be on the field when the Steelers take on…


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Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers Shy Away From Play Action In 2013

By Matthew Marczi Earlier this season, I took notice of Pro Football Focus noting how successfully San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers had been off play action during this season, despite how infrequently he actually used it. Out of 40 quarterbacks, in fact, his use of play action on just…


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Mike Tomlin Expects Titans To Use Some Read-Option In Season Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made sure everyone knew Tuesday during his first regular season press conference of the year that Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker is not only mobile, but a perfect candidate to run the read-option Sunday in the season opener at Heinz Field. “He’s got great…












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Hritz: Steelers Versus Browns Preview & Prediction

By Jeremy Hritz Hritz 2012 Prediction Record: 7-3 RANKINGS Pittsburgh Cleveland Offense 17th (349.6) 28th (311.9) Rushing 18th (106.8) 27th (92.2) Passing 14th (242.8) 21st (219.7) PPG 20th (21.7) 25th (18.9) Defense 1st (259.1) 23rd (374.1) Rushing 5th (89.8) 24th (125.3) Passing 1st (169.3) 22nd (248.8) PPG 4th (19) 16th…



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Quick Thoughts – Steelers-Redskins

By David Todd Follow @DavidMTodd All the hype coming into this one was about the Redskins sensational rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III (and the Steelers 1934 throwback uniforms). Last week I wrote about Dick LeBeau and what the Steelers might do to slow him and the Redskins offense down. Mission accomplished. No…




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Hritz: Observations From The Redskins Victory

By Jeremy Hritz What a difference two games can make? I have been critical of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense this year. The dearth of sacks and interceptions, combined with the inability to stop the run created for poor showings that resulted in losses against the Oakland Raiders and the Tennessee…