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Expectations For Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton In 2013 Need To Be Tempered

Marc Sessler of NFL.com wrote on Friday that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Marcus Wheaton “has a chance to see plenty of playing time on passing downs” in 2013, which leads one to believe that the Oregon State product has a chance to be mighty productive in only his first year in the league. While […]

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Steelers Immaculate Reception Named Best Fourth Down Play Of All-Time

To celebrate the 4th of July on Thursday, the NFL Network had a segment dedicated to the top 10 plays all-time on fourth down, and it should come as no surprise that the Immaculate Reception was tops on the list. That topic resulted in me searching for other big plays made over the years by […]

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Character Counts – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part IV

By Matthew Marczi Despite the organization’s strong reputation, the Pittsburgh Steelers have come across their fair share of public relations hiccups through the years thanks to the behavior of their players. They once stood behind a player who shot at a police helicopter. Then, years later, they unceremoniously dumped one player who sucker punched a […]

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Tolerance And Hypocrisy – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part III

By Matthew Marczi As with any professional sports organization that has been around for more than a few years, the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers is not without its shadowy figures from time to time. Of course, with the advent of 24-hour sports networks, social media, and amateur paparazzi, it is all the more difficult […]

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\”Time to Die\” – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part I

By Matthew Marczi “Time to die” is the text that got former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey in trouble back in 2010. It was a text message to his girlfriend that led to a felony stalking charge that was later knocked down to a misdemeanor after Rainey agreed to take an anger management course […]

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Ike Taylor: Consistency, Not Interceptions Define His Game

By Jeremy Hritz Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor was playing some of the best football of his career before his season ended on a broken ankle against the Baltimore Ravens on December 4th. While he was not picking off passes in bunches, Taylor continued quietly in his staple role with the Steelers as defender of […]

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What To Expect From Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders In 2013

By Matthew Marczi These two facts have been well established for some time now: that former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is gone, and that the Steelers intend to rely on fourth-year pro Emmanuel Sanders to replace him in the starting lineup. What is yet to be understood is what we should expect to […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – 3rd Round Pick – WR Markus Wheaton – Breakdown & Grade

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton in the third-round of the 2013 NFL draft and below is my breakdown and grade of the pick. Measurables: Combine Invite: Yes, Height: 5110, Weight: 189, 40 Yrd Dash: 4.40, 20 Yrd Dash: 2.50, 10 Yrd Dash: 1.59    225 Lb. Bench Reps: 20, Vertical Jump: […]

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Return Of Emmanuel Sanders Means Plaxico Burress Is Not A Lock To Make The 2013 Roster

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet given to restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by the New England Patriots, we have a firmer grasp of what the wide position depth chart will look like heading into training camp. To begin with, Sanders will obviously now […]

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NFL.com March Madness – Vote For The Steelers Greatest Play In NFL history

NFL.com has their own version of March Madness going on right now as they have bracketed up the 64 best plays ever for you to vote on. The tournament is already in the second round and the voting for that round ends today. The remaining plays that feature the Pittsburgh Steelers are below: The Immaculate […]

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Steelers Changes In 2013 A Good Thing: Don’t Bet On A 6-10 Season

By Jeremy Hritz Across the world for many Pittsburgh Steelers fans, the sky is falling, and optimism for the 2013 season has all but dissipated and has been replaced by a pessimism that is forecasting a 6-10 season or worse. While the first week of free agency has not provided many reasons to celebrate with […]

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2012 NFL Week 4 TOX Stats

Week 4 of the 2012 NFL season is in the books and here are the TOX stats for the week along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. The +2 or better number was back on track this week as it finished 10-1. That brings the year to date […]

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Jets WR Santonio Holmes Might Have Suffered A Season Ending Torn ACL Against 49ers

New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes might have suffered a season ending knee injury in the second half the game against the San Fransisco 49ers. Holmes crumpled to the ground after his left knee gave out on him following a catch. To make matters worse, Holmes dropped the football on his way to the […]

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Three Emerging Patterns For The Steelers & Ryan Clark’s Guns

By Jeremy Hritz There were many positives to take away from the Pittsburgh Steelers first win of the season against the Jets, yet unquestionably, there are several areas of improvement that if the Steelers can address effectively, will result in a championship caliber team come playoff time. While it is still too early in the […]

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Steelers Jets Game Rewind: Second Half Notes

I have already posted my first half notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-10 win over the New York Jets and below are my notes from the second half of the game. LaMarr Woodley starts the second half with a good open field tackle on the tight end. A couple of short runs moves the chains […]

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Steelers Jets Game Rewind: First Half Notes

I have finished my first five trips through the game tape of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-10 win over the New York Jets and below are my notes from the first half of the game. The second half notes are being finished now and will be posted shortly. The bubble screen to start to Antonio Brown […]

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Jets WR Santonio Holmes Says Replacement Refs Listened To Them

New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes seems to be happy with the officiating in their Sunday loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers and he said as much after the game. The former first round draft pick of the Steelers was quoted after the game as saying, “Those guys are on top of things. They listened […]

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Steelers Safety Ryan Clark Makes Presence Felt In His Season Debut

Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Ryan Clark had to wait an extra week to make his 2012 season debut, but he certainly made his presence felt in the Sunday home opener win against the New York Jets. Clark, who was forced to sit out the season opener last Sunday night in the Mile High City because […]

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Steelers Ground Jets 27-10 For First Win Of Season – Game Recap

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger passed for 275 yards and two touchdowns Sunday on the way to a 27-10 win over the New York Jets at Heinz Field. Roethlisberger was 24-of-31 on the day with passing scores to tight end Heath Miller and wide receiver Mike Wallace. The quarterback showed in the Sunday home opener […]

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Hritz: Steelers Versus Jets Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Hritz Contrary to what has been said about New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, he has performed decently against the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his first contest in 2010, Sanchez hit 19 of 29 passes for 170 yards, yet more importantly, he scored on a seven yard touchdown run that ultimately gave the Jets […]

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Steelers Jets Game Preview – Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field and below is a breakdown of the game from an offensive and defensive perspective. Steelers On Offense: On Sunday the Jets defense will be without all-everything cornerback Darrelle Revis and right outside linebacker Bryan Thomas. Filling in for Revis will be Kyle […]

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Fantasy Predictions & Analysis Week 2: Steelers Versus Jets

By Christopher DiMarino Fantasy Overview: After a loss in week 1, the Pittsburgh Steelers will look to bounce back with a win against the New York Jets. Despite Tebow-mania having little to no impact in the first Jets game they looked quite good, especially on offense. Mark Sanchez had a huge day and Shonn Greene […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Schedule Preview: Week 2 Analysis Versus New York Jets

By Christopher DiMarino This is another entry in a set of early looks at the teams the Steelers will play in the 2012-13 season. The goal is to acclimate the average Steelers fan to the offseason changes each team they will face has made. This will make the in-depth analysis in the week before the […]

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The Evolution Of The Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiving Corps

By Cian Fahey When Hines Ward retired this year, he brought into the twilight with him franchise records for receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. It really was a sad day when Ward retired. Ward\’s records were more impressive than they appear on paper, which is saying something considering they are very impressive on paper. […]

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Recipe For Success: Player Discipline

By Christopher DiMarino I live in an area deep with sports history. There has been a lot of success here and it is home to many dedicated fans. Unfortunately I\’m not one of them. That is of course because I live right outside of Detroit. Don\’t get me wrong, I don\’t hate the Lions. In […]

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Steelers Rewind – Looking Back In Steelers History (May & OTAs)

By Christina Rivers Interestingly enough, news  outlets don\’t usually share a ton of information about professional  football teams in the NFL during the month of May.  That is, they don\’t talk about much more than signings and OTAs.  For this week\’s \’Steelers Rewind\’ article, we\’ll take a look at different \’organized team activities\’ stories and […]

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