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Training Camp Diary: Day Fifteen

Day 15! Another hot one but as Mike Tomlin coins it, a “spirited” one. Let’s get into the notes. – Not practicing today: Josh Harris (foot), Ross Ventrone (ankle), Lawrence Timmons (toe), Vince Williams (hamstring), Stephon Tuitt (unknown), Cameron Clear (knee), Cortez Allen (unknown), Steve McLendon (unknown), David Nelson (shoulder),…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Preseason vs. Jaguars

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a mulligan last week by virtue of their extra preseason match in the Hall of Fame game against the Minnesota Vikings. So how did they respond with their second drive off the tee against the Jacksonville Jaguars? Fore! Unfortunately, it was another generous serving of “meh”…


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Steelers Training Camp Stock Report: Day 14

You would think that after two preseason games and three weeks of training camp practices, that the energy might be a bit down heading into the final five practices of camp, but not so on Sunday. Even if the players had any ideas about taking it easy, Mike Tomlin made…


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Fourteen

Home stretch everybody. It makes me sad. Final day is Friday. But let’s focus on the present and leap into today’s notes. – Injury roundup. Josh Harris, Ross Ventrone, Steve McLendon, Lawrence Timmons, Vince Williams, Jordan Zumwalt, and Cameron Clear all failed to practiced today. Ventrone did some cutting and…


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Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Asked To Play The Third Quarter Against Jaguars

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has impressed so far in the first two preseason games of 2015 and Friday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars, he surprisingly was still playing in the third quarter. Even though the Steelers were without the services of injured inside linebackers Lawrence Timmons and Vince Williams…


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Steelers Stock Report: Post Second Preseason Game

As promised, after each preseason game I’ll release an updated player stock report based on the most recent practices and in-game performances by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Today we look at whose stock is up and whose stock is down heading into the final week of training camp. Stock Up 1….


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Game Rewind: Steelers vs Jaguars Breakdown

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-21 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. First Half – Kick return unit. Missing the players between the wedge and front five. Camera angles are always so poor and the lack of returns don’t help. Front five: Anthony Chickillo, Bud Dupree, Arthur Moats, Terence Garvin,…


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Steelers Film Room: Cover 2 Breakdown Versus Jaguars

Much has been made in recent weeks about Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler’s heavy emphasis on running a Cover 2 defense, and with good reason, as the team has clearly been working on the scheme in practice and in preseason games. Friday night revealed that the Steelers safeties still…


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Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Jaguars Winners/Losers

Your winners and losers from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-21 preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. WINNERS:  James Harrison: The 37 year old got his first game action this year after officially joining practice on Tuesday. He responded with a sack, his classic rip move under Luke Joeckel to sack and create a…


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Steelers/Jaguars: Five Matchups To Watch

Five Matchups To Watch will be a weekly series run before each Pittsburgh Steelers game, becoming more in-depth once the regular season is underway. In this piece I’ll highlight several of the better one-on-one or unit battles to watch during the game, but not in the way you’re accustomed to…


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Marczi 2015 53-Man Roster Prediction: Post-HOF Game

I was late to review the Hall of Fame game thanks to issues getting Game Pass sorted out, so my post-HOF game roster prediction came a bit late as we.. There were a few changes, though only one on offense. A couple of injuries settled certain things. I’ve also finally…


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Ledyard 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post HOF Game

In advance of the Pittsburgh Steelers second preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, I take another crack at predicting the team’s final 53-man roster and their ten man practice squad. Given the added benefit of seeing these players work during 13 training camp practices and one preseason game, I’ve got…


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Kozora 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post HOF Game

With 13 practices and a preseason game in the books, there’s a clearer – though still partly cloudy – picture of who is going to make the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. Here’s my second crack at predicting the roster and practice squad. Offense (23) Quarterback (2) – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski …


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Thirteen

Day Thirteen! A short week of practices and the Pittsburgh Steelers won’t hit Chuck Noll Field until Sunday. Getting near the end of this adventure, unfortunately. Though there was no tackling today, it was an energetic practice with some great plays on both sides of the ball. Let’s dive in….


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Stock Report: Day 13 – Wednesday

I’ve decided I love night practices, not just because the heat has subsided some by that point, but also because the players’ energy seems to skyrocket when they don’t have to suit up until the evening. Wednesday night was definitely an enthusiastic practice with plenty of highlight (and lowlight) moments…