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Steelers’ Special Teams Not As Dire As First Glance

I gotta admit, I may have gone a little bit overboard here. Sometimes, it’s good to be sorta looney. Clearly, with the injuries the Pittsburgh Steelers have dealt with towards the bottom of the 53, the special teams outlook looks questionable. Given the high amount of turnover they were already…


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2016 South Side Questions: What Is The Role For Artie Burns?

The preseason has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp and the preseason might have seen a lot of work put into the team and…


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Steelers Vs. Panthers 2016 Preseason: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Preseason Game No. 4 Pittsburgh Steelers (1-2) vs. Carolina Panthers (1-2) Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET Site: Bank of America Stadium (73,778) • Charlotte, N.C. Playing Surface: Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) & NFL Network Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color analyst), Missi Matthews and Rich…


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Several Steelers On Roster Bubble Entering Preseason Finale

With one preseason game remaining for the Pittsburgh Steelers, most of the team’s 53-man roster appears to be set in stone with very few spots appearing to be up for grabs. With that said, below I have identified seven players who I believe are currently on the proverbial roster bubble…



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Steelers S Shamarko Thomas Leaves Saints Game With Groin Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already suffered an injury in their Friday night preseason game against the New Orleans Saints as safety Shamarko Thomas has left the contest with a groin injury. Thomas was likely injured while covering a kickoff. The Steelers certainly can’t afford to lose depth at the safety…




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Steelers Vs Eagles: Winners And Losers

Welp, there was a game tonight. How much football there was is for you to decide. Winners: Eli Rogers: Rogers had a quintessential slot receiver game tonight. A trusty target on third down, he moved the sticks at least twice. Rogers is a nuanced route runner whose best asset is…


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Offense Sluggish, Shut Out, Steelers Fall To Eagles 17-0

If three’s a crowd, then four is a fire code violation. And well before the game was over, Steelers’ fans were begging to find the exits. Landry Jones threw four first-half interceptions as the Pittsburgh Steelers fell to the Philadelphia Eagles 17-0 Thursday night at Heinz Field. The Eagles got…


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Steelers Preaching Versatility In Defensive Backfield

He is certainly not unique in this, but among the things that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is perhaps best known for is his constant preaching of his players’ ability to “wear multiple hats”—that is, to do multiple things, to be versatile, and thus to make yourself more useful…




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Steelers Have A Lot To “Tackle” In Final Three Preseason Games

If one thing stuck out clearly in the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 preseason loss to the Detroit Lions, it’s the fact that several defensive players must get better in the tackling department between now and the start of the 2016 season. After the game at Heinz Field was over, head coach…


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Steelers’ Film Room: Javon Hargrave Vs Detroit

There was a lot of ugly in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first game but one of the bright spots was third round rookie Javon Hargrave. It wasn’t all perfect, mind you, and we’ll examine both with a final, game-one conclusion below. The Good 1. 10:26 2nd Quarter – One of Hargrave’s first snaps….