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NFL Week 12 Discussion Thread

Thanks to the Pittsburgh Steelers playing Thursday night, we all can sit back and enjoy several of the key games that will take place on this Week 12 Sunday. I’ve already highlighted 6 games that fans of the Steelers will likely want to keep an eye on today and that…


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Six Week 12 Games Steelers Fans Should Follow On Sunday

Entering Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently the No. 4 seed in the AFC thanks to their Thursday night win over the Indianapolis Colts. With that said, there’s still quite a few key games to be played this weekend. Below are those key games that Steelers fans should keep a…


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Who Is Colts Backup QB Scott Tolzien?

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play Thursday night on the road against the Indianapolis Colts, who will likely be without the services of their starting quarterback Andrew Luck, who’s expected to miss the game due to a concussion. With Luck doubtful for that game, quite a few Steelers fans are probably…


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Browns Injury Report: CB Tramon Williams Ends Week As Questionable

The Cleveland Browns have now released their final injury report for Week 11 ahead of their Sunday home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and only one player is listed on it. Cornerback Tramon Williams (knee) ends the week listed as questionable on the Browns Friday injury report after failing to participate in practice all week. Should…


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Steelers’ Defense Ranks Among NFL’s Worst At Limiting Opposing Offense’s Big Three

Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys was forty seconds away from being written as ‘the turning point’ of the Pittsburgh Steelers season. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s “Watch Me” soundbite from earlier in the week accompanied by his fake spike go-ahead touchdown pass was the storybook turnaround Pittsburgh had been waiting for….



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Recently Released TE Bear Pascoe Could Be Attractive To Steelers

The New England Patriots parted ways with a veteran player on Monday and if the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t totally thrilled with the progress made so far during the preseason by young tight end Xavier Grimble, then they should probably consider taking a long look at said player. Released by the…



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The Pittsburgh Steelers Top 100: 49-40

In the spirit of the offseason, Alex Kozora and I have undertaken the daunting task of ranking the top 100 Pittsburgh Steelers players in the history of the franchise. And we mean the complete history – 1933 to today. Alex and I first came up with our own lists and…


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One Step To Take: Arthur Moats

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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Steelers Film Room: Why Didn’t Antonio Brown Catch That? Part 2

During this dead period of the NFL season I thought it would be fun to look back at the tremendous 2015 season that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had as it relates to the targeted passes that he didn’t manage to catch. This series, however, should not be viewed…


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Film Room: Pittsburgh’s Problems With “Y Over”

No defensive scheme is perfect. If one existed, every team would run it. So it’s the same in Pittsburgh. Perhaps the biggest problem the Steelers have to defend are multiple vertical concepts. Think the Seattle Seahawks debacle last season, their 4 vertical attack eating up the Pittsburgh. We’re going to…



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Film Room: Cover 3 Still A Steelers’ Staple

When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense, you probably circle a couple of common concepts: tough, hard-hitting, stellar run defense, and a potent pass rush. That’s been a constant since the 1970s. But the scheme wrapped around those core football values has evolved. Bud Carson’s Cover 2, a 4-3…