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Steelers Vs. Buccaneers Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week Four 27-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Second Half – Single high with the Steelers in man coverage. 3×1 formation for the Bucs. Mike Mitchell covering Austin Seferian-Jenkins to the isolated side. Tampa Bay attacks him and the pass is complete for seven. – Upon […]

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Steelers Injury Report: WR Markus Wheaton, G Ramon Foster Both Probable For Jaguars Game

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday at EverBank Field, they will once again be without three starters on the defensive side of the football but will get one starter back on the offensive side. Not practicing on Friday and ruled out for the Jaguars game are linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee) and cornerback […]

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Steelers Vs. Buccaneers Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week Four 27-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Shamarko Thomas, Robert Golden, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, Antwon Blake. Michael Palmer and Matt Spaeth the next two. Stephon Tuitt and Will Johnson again form the wedge. LeGarrette Blount serves […]

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Steelers vs Buccaneers Film Review: Steve McLendon

There is little question, at least among those who review the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game footage, that nose tackle Steve McLendon has been one of the best players thus far this year for the team on the defensive side of the ball. He was among the Steelers’ best defenders yet again this past Sunday against the […]

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Steelers vs Buccaneers Second Half Notes And Observations

hgerBelow are my notes and observations from the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: It only took the Buccaneers two and a half minutes to get into the end zone. The big strike came from Mike Glennon to Mike Evans in front of William Gay for 40 yards […]

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Steelers vs Buccaneers First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Steelers opened in a three-tight end set, if you include Will Johnson, who was lined up far right to receive a screen pass on first down. David DeCastro failed to cut his man […]

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Tomlin To Take Extreme Measures?

By Michael K. Reynolds Obviously the performance of Pittsburgh Steelers players and coaches was below the line against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Because of this, head coach Mike Tomlin, who until this week was known as a “players coach” is pulling off the gloves. During this week’s press conference Tomlin announced his strategies for fixing […]

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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Buccaneers

By David Todd In one of the most disappointing games in the history of Heinz Field, and the disappointing games are coming a lot more frequently the past few years, the Pittsburgh Steelers lost 27-24 to the previously winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Continuing an early season trend, the Steelers committed 13 penalties for 125 yards, […]

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Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier Likely To Miss Jaguars Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the winless Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday on the road and head coach Mike Tomlin ran down the injury report heading into that game during his Tuesday press conference. Tomlin started off by saying that several players are currently in the facility dealing with various bumps and bruises but he chose not […]

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Steelers Versus Buccaneers: An All-22 Primer

By Alex Kozora Your weekly All-22 primer before the coaches’ tape is released Wednesday. Key areas I’ll attempt to look at while reviewing the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. – I have a pretty good idea of what happened, the Bucs showed heavy pressure pre-snap looks (sugaring the “A” gaps), but […]

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Steelers Vs. Buccaneers: Winners And Losers From Week 4

There was plenty not to like Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and after rolling through the tape two full times, here is just a small sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Feel free to add your own in the comments below. Winners: Heath Miller […]

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Steelers vs Buccaneers – What To Watch For On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers play host to the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers this afternoon, coming off a Pyrrhic victory that saw the team win by 18 points, but finish down three starters on defense. Of course, the team was well on its way to 0-4 by this time last year, so the 2-1 start is certainly […]

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Steelers vs Panthers: LeBeau’s New Wrinkles

By Alex Kozora In this week’s video series, I discussed the wrinkles Dick LeBeau added to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ gameplan in last Saturday’s victory over the Carolina Panthers. Today, we’ll expand on that and show you some specific fronts that LeBeau used. The first was one LeBeau showed multiple times. Mostly on 2nd and 3rd […]

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Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Sean Spence

Third-year Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence makes his first career start this afternoon after overcoming what essentially turned into a two-year rehabilitation process, rehabbing the torn ligaments in his knee and hoping that the peroneal nerve behind his knee cap regenerated sufficiently enough to allow him to resume his career. There was great hope […]

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Steelers Versus Buccaneers Week 4 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Ike Taylor – Taylor will miss his first game of the […]

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Breaking Down The Buccaneers Offense And Their Tendencies

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be at Heinz Field Sunday to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers and after going through all three of their games, here is a good idea as to what to expect out of their offense. For starters, the Buccaneers like go big on offense as they have used either 12, 22 […]

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Steelers Injury Report: G Ramon Foster Questionable For Buccaneers Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have no wrapped up their Friday practice in preparation for the Sunday game against the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the final injury report is now out. Status report for @Steelers: Ike Taylor, Ryan Shazier are out; Ramon Foster (ankle) questionable; everybody else is probable — Bob Labriola (@BobLabriola) September 26, 2014 […]

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Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind: Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes and observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 37-19 victory against the Carolina Panthers. Second Half – Great job by Cameron Heyward to cross the tackles’ face, keep the runner moving laterally, all while forcing a holding call against tackle Byron Bell. – Cortez Allen has not been very reliable in […]

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Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind: First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes and observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 37-19 victory against the Carolina Panthers. First Half – Kick return unit: Front five: Shamarko Thomas, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Antwon Blake. Next two were Michael Palmer and Matt Spaeth. Wedge made up of Will Johnson and Stephon Tuitt. LeGarrette […]

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Steelers vs Panthers Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 37-19 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night. Once again, the Steelers opened the half in their base defense. Much unlike the first half, however, they began missing tackles. Cam Thomas and Ryan Shazier were both guilty on a first-down […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Ramon Foster, Dri Archer Both Practice Fully Wednesday

The 2-1 Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 0-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday at Heinz Field and the first official injury report of the week is now out. Not practicing Wednesday were wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (illness), safety Troy Polamalu (not injury related), tight end Heath Miller (not injury related), defensive end Brett Keisel (not injury […]

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Steelers LB Sean Spence Set To Make First Career Start Against Buccaneers

Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, third-year linebacker Sean Spence will make his first career start as rookie Ryan Shazier will miss the game with a knee injury. If not for him suffering a serious knee injury of his own during the final preseason game of his rookie season, Spence would have likely already been […]

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Steelers Have No Replacement For Ike Taylor’s Size

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost the services of three defensive starters on Sunday night to a unit that has been giving up 24 points per game as it is, despite the fact that the offense has put up 30 points twice now in three games. One of those starters going down to injury is rookie inside […]

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Improved Tackling Leads To Improved Defense For Steelers

There was a time when any more than a modest handful of missed tackles was a sloppy game for the Pittsburgh Steelers defense under Dick LeBeau. But that’s now considered a good day at the office, and Sunday night’s victory over the Carolina Panthers was just such a day. Missed tackles have been plaguing this […]

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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Panthers

By David Todd The Pittsburgh Steelers got a chance to perform on the road in front of a national television audience for the second week in a row and it was a completely different outcome this time. After being outclassed in Baltimore last week, the Steelers dominated the Carolina Panthers 37-19, snapping Carolina’s five game […]

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Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game Three vs. Panthers

By Michael K. Reynolds Before the bright lights of Sunday’s nationally broadcast game against the Carolina Panthers, the young and heavily remodeled Pittsburgh Steelers might have given the league and their fans a glimpse into a fabulous future. No. The defense wasn’t perfect and Carolina’s offense isn’t exactly explosive. But this was a dominating running […]

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