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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 Week 2 Injury Report: Wheaton Full Participant, Shazier Held Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their first practice report of the week. Ryan Shazier (knee), Senquez Golson (foot), and Roosevelt Nix (back) were held out of practice. Markus Wheaton (shoulder) and Cody Wallace (knee) were full participants. Wed. @Steelers pract rept: Shazier, Golson, Nix did not practice. Wheaton, Wallace full…


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Report: Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Not Expected To Practice Wednesday

In Monday night’s regular season opening win over the Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier was forced from the game in the second half with a knee injury and while the former first-round draft pick out of Ohio State reportedly said afterwards that his removal from the contest was…


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Film Room: Ryan Shazier And Keith Butler’s Fire Zones

Coaches and players. It’s hard to find top notch at both positions. But when you do, a coach whose system gels with your talent perfectly, you wind up with a lot of success. Keith Butler isn’t in that circle – yet – as one of the top defensive coordinators in…


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Sean Davis Struggles With Tackling In Debut Start

Two nights ago, defensive back Sean Davis became the first rookie to start a season opener for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense since…well, 2014 when Ryan Shazier did it. But nevertheless, it is a pretty rare occurrence all the same, and in fact he was one of just three rookies to…


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Steelers Get Creative With Personnel After Ryan Shazier Checks Out

You may not be surprised to learn that Pittsburgh Steelers third-year inside linebacker Ryan Shazier had another strong game to open the season on Monday night, finishing with six total tackles, one forced fumble, one interception, and one pass defensed. But you may also find yourself experiencing déjà vu upon…




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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Redskins Game Recap & More

Season 7, Episode 14 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Tuesday show, David Todd and I get right to discussing the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-16 Monday night win over the Washington Redskins to start their 2016 regular season. As you can imagine, we have quite a bit to talk about in…


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Stats Of The Weird: Pittsburgh Vs Washington

Seriously guys, this is my favorite post to write each week. And this week was extra weird. – Eli Rogers is only the second Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver in team history to post a 5/50/1 line in his first career game. Louis Lipps is the other, catching 6 passes for 183 yards…


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Steelers Vs. Redskins: Player Snap Counts – Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their 2016 regular season opener Monday night over the Washington Redskins 38-16 and the snap counts from that game have now been compiled. While there aren’t many surprises included in them, there are a few totals worth pointing out. For starters, second-year wide receiver Eli Rogers…