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Steelers Film Room: Artie Burns Vs Eagles

When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted first-round cornerback Artie Burns, they understood that his skill set was raw and required refining. They said as much after they drafted him, knowing full well that the value of his selection rested much more on the future potential rather than the current product. It…


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A.J. Green Goes Off Once Again Against Miami

When it comes to certain positions, the AFC North is certainly gifted. The division contains two of the great left tackles in the game, to be certain, with a third possibly developing in Baltimore. But even the greatness of that position is overshadowed by the exceptional pair of All-Pro wide…


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Steelers Vs Eagles Missed Tackles Report

Sunday’s game in Philadelphia against the Eagles was ugly to say the least. Almost as ugly as the final score itself was the attempted tackling in the 34-3 loss. Like I do every week, I’ll keep track of missed tackles in the game, as well as overall on the season. …


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Shaken-Up Secondary Gets Shake-Up In Practice

If you saw the Pittsburgh Steelers in practice yesterday—which, if you’re reading this, the odds are strong that you did not—you will have noticed that the secondary looked awfully thin, with a particular dearth of safeties to be noted. You might recall that during the team’s loss to the Eagles…


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Steelers Spin: Week Three Rants And Ramblings

The battle of the Keystone State rages today featuring a matchup between a sparkle-eyed rookie and a grizzled veteran as the Pittsburgh Steelers face the upstart Philadelphia Eagles. Many in the City of Brotherly Love are hoping new sensation Carson Wentz will be the most successful rookie quarterback since Ben…



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Steelers Vs. Bengals: Beyond The Box Score – Week 2

The timely plays and sequences you won’t find in the box score that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers decision to go for it on 4th and 5 with 6:30 left in the first quarter resulted in Ben Roethlisberger throwing his first…



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Film Room: How Pittsburgh Shut Down A.J. Green

Two catches for 36 yards. That’s what the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to hold A.J. Green to, arguably the worst performance of his career against this team. We know Ross Cockrell spent most of the day on him but it takes more than just a name to shutdown a top…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 2: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the home portion of their 2016 schedule at a rain-soaked Heinz Field Sunday with a 24-16 win of the Cincinnati Bengals. Weather conditions were a big factor as both quarterbacks struggled to deliver the football accurately and each team’s star receiver was basically a non-factor. The…


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Steelers Vs Bengals Positional Grades

It wasn’t pretty by any means, but a win is a win in the National Football League, and the Pittsburgh Steelers sit at 2-0 on the young season following Sunday’s sloppy win over the visiting Cincinnati Bengals, 24-16. Sure, officiating was mostly poor across the board in the rain-soaked game,…


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Film Room: Keith Butler Brings The Thunder

You have to tip your hat to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense. Facing two tough-on-paper offenses to start the season, with an underwhelming pass rush, they’given up a pair of 16 point performances. That meets Keith Butler’s goal of holding teams under 17. Butler has to be credited with calling two…



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Steelers Vs Bengals: Winners And Losers

It got interesting. Too interesting. But what is a Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory without giving their fans 48 heart attacks, right? Your winners and losers. Winners Jordan Berry: Oh yeah, we’re starting with some special teams love. Legitimately, Berry was the best player on the field today. Here is where all…


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Steelers Spin: Week Two Rants And Ramblings

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into their much anticipated Sunday showdown with the Cincinnati Bengals with full, sparking, molten metal following their 38-16 season opening smackdown of the Washington Redskins. Not only was the victory over Washington impressive, it reversed a disturbing pattern of slow season starts for Coach Mike Tomlin’s…