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Steelers Vs. Ravens: Player Snap Counts – Week 16

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday loss to the Baltimore Ravens are now in and there are a few things worth noting in the numbers. As you can tell on the offensive side of the football, the Steelers quickly got away from having two or more tight ends…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Ravens

So weird. So sad. So weird and sad. – Ryan Mallett threw for 274 yards today. It’s his most in a game since January 4th, 2011, a bowl game loss to Ohio State. – The Ravens 15 play opening series drive that ended in a touchdown is the first such…


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Steelers Film Room: Robert Golden Vs Broncos

Over the course of the past two weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers have experimented more with their dime, or quarters, defensive package, which includes six defensive backs, among them a third safety. Robert Golden served as the third safety on Sunday against the Broncos, typically on obvious passing situations such as…


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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap: Safety Contracts & Soon-To-Be Free Agents

It’s time to move forward with our position by position look at the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation for 2016 being as the team as starting to wind down their 2015 season. We’ve already looked at the several position groups in this series and today we’ll turn our attention to the safety…


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Danny Smith Absolves Shamarko Thomas’ Special Teams “Blunder”

During his Tuesday press conference, Mike Tomlin was hard on Shamarko Thomas after his failure to pick up the football almost led to a Jordan Norwood 71 yard touchdown. A play that would’ve undoubtedly swung the momentum of the game. “I’m sure he’s very aware of the rule. I didn’t…


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Tomlin Critical Of Shamarko Thomas For Special Teams Gaffe

It wasn’t the first time Shamarko Thomas has shown a mental lapse. But Sunday’s mistake was nearly his most costly. Thomas failed to pick up the football on a punt he was attempting to down, allowing returner Jordan Norwood to pick it up and score. Had it stood, it would’ve…



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Golden’s Play Leads To High Praise From Mike Tomin

Robert Golden has gone from a clear third stringer at the beginning of training camp to a player the majority of Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans would love to see starting. Golden again, to steal a Mike Tomlin phrase, represented himself well in Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. He played four…


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Steelers To Have Entire Defense For Second Game Against Bengals

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Cincinnati Bengals they held them to 16 points of which 10 came off of turnovers. While the Bengals did manage 296 total net yards of offense in that Week 8 game, it’s worth reminding you that they were missing two of their…



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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Colts Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 45-10 beatdown over the Indianapolis Colts. First Half – New formation on the kick return unit. Maybe because of planning for surprise onside kick and just trying to do something different. Six man front. Arthur Moats-Anthony Chickillo-Shamarko Thomas-Terence Garvin-Robert Golden–Vince Williams with Roosevelt Nix…


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Will Allen Highlights Secondary’s Increased Role As Blitzers

Secondary blitzes were once a pretty notable part of Dick LeBeau’s defense with the Pittsburgh Steelers, particularly at its peak around the time of the team’s most recent Super Bowl appearance. All of the other pieces were in place to make the blitz of a defensive back most effective, and…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Twelve

The Pittsburgh Steelers at 6-5 are far from their prime as they head into a prime time showdown on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. At stake is nothing short of their playoff aspirations for the 2015 season. As it is, following their 39-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the team…


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Danny Smith Disagrees With Shamarko Thomas Penalty

Danny Smith was upset over the flag thrown on Shamarko Thomas for his fair catch interference Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. But it isn’t directed at Thomas. It’s directed at the officials for the call. Always candid about the NFL rulebook, Smith told Bob Labriola in this week’s Coordinator Corner that…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Seahawks Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden right behind them. Matt Spaeth returned to be apart of the three man “wedge” with Roosevelt…