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Steelers Film Room: Shoddy Tackling Major Issue Vs Buffalo

Just about every aspect of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense was pretty pathetic against the Buffalo Bills, but one of the most egregious parts of their poor performance was the shoddy tackling that took place throughout the game. The reality of preseason is that players aren’t always used to tackling again,…


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

Offense (24) Quarterback (3) – Ben Roethlisberger, Michael Vick, Landry Jones Analysis: One change. It’s no surprise that the Steelers went out to sign a veteran to replace Bruce Gradkowski. Jones was never going to be the number two this season, so that should not be seen as an indictment…


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Ledyard 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Packers Game

After several injuries and one unfortunate suspension, I take another shot at predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53-man roster. I look forward to watching many of the remaining roster battles get settled up until September 1st or even September 5th, when first and second cuts are, respectively. Offense (23) Quarterbacks…


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2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Third Preseason Game

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have three preseason games behind them, it’s time for another 53 man roster prediction. Due to injuries, signings and a suspension, my latest roster prediction includes several changes and the same goes for my projected practice squad. Feel free to chime in with your thoughts on my selections…


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Kozora 2015 53 Man Roster Prediction: Post Packers Game

My weekly roster prediction update. Unfortunately because of injuries and suspension, this roster is going to look a lot more different than anyone was anticipating. This roster will reflect Martavis Bryant being placed on the reserve/suspended list, and with Maukrice Pouncey already on the IR/to return list. So think of…


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Steelers Film Room: Packers Two-Point Conversion

Admittedly, play breakdown during the regular season is difficult. It’s why the All-22 tape is a Godsend and I’d spend all the money I don’t have for it. Still, we’re able to break down a couple of plays. We’ll turn our attention to the Green Bay Packers first two-point conversion…


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Steelers Vs Packers Film Room: Sean Spence

Fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence is just three snaps shy of being one of only three defensive players for the team to log at least 100 snaps thus far this preseason. In other words, he has logged a lot of time on defense already. He has had a…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Packers Breakdown

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-19 win over the Green Bay Packers. First Half – Kick coverage. Boykin-Golden-Wild-Garvin-Dupree-Hartley-Spence-Johnson-Dangerfield-Darby-Will Allen – The Packers spent their entire first drive in 20 personnel, two running backs and zero tight ends, leaving them with three receivers. Forced the Steelers into nickel the entire…


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Steelers Vs Packers First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Green Bay Packers by the score of 24-21 on Sunday, but they certainly lost more than they gained due to injury. Below are my notes and observations upon review of the first half of the game. I’m sure more than a few noticed that new…


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Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree Vs Green Bay

When Bud Dupree was drafted this past April, it was with the general understanding that, although he had a high ceiling, it would take a little time and coaching before he was ready to make an impact. While that has proven true throughout the first two preseason games of the…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Preseason vs. Packers

Two of the best quarterbacks in the league. Two of the most storied franchises in NFL history. A possible glimpse into this year’s Super Bowl matchup? Could this be the game of the year already? No. It was just a preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay…


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Steelers Training Camp Recap: Defense

Yesterday, we walked through the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense player-by-player, recapping how each player performed during training camp. Today, we’ll do the same for the defense and punters. Cam Heyward: One of the best at his position, there wasn’t a need to pay attention to Heyward in camp. But it was…


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Steelers Film Room: Safety Vs Green Bay

One of the biggest weaknesses of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense last year, until late in the season, was their inability to pressure the quarterback consistently. A little bit of that showed up against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but against the Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh’s defense was buzzing, notching six sacks and…


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Training Camp Statistical Recap: All 18 Practices

For the final time, we’ll break down the training camp statistics from the skill positions. Another friendly reminder these numbers lack context and should only be used as supplemental evidence for how a player did. They’re just a fun, unique way to break camp down that you won’t find anywhere…


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Final 2015 Steelers Training Camp Comprehensive Stock Report

Here’s my final stock report from Steelers training camp, with a list of players who helped themselves the most, those who may have seen their stock drop with subpar performances, and others who may have left themselves in limbo with up-and-down showings at camp. Stock Up 1. RB Jawon Chisholm…