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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…


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Shamarko Thomas’ Headaches No Longer About Big Hits But Big Misses

This was supposed to be Shamarko Thomas’ year. He was taken under wing during the 2014 offseason by Pittsburgh Steelers future Hall of Fame safety Troy Polamalu to help groom him for this opportunity. The Steelers coaxed Polamalu into retirement during this offseason with the expectation that Thomas would be…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Seahawks

Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Seahawks in Seattle for the first time since 2003 and came away 39-30 losers as their defense collapsed down the stretch. The offense put up 30+ points for the third straight week behind another outstanding performance by Ben Roethlisberger and a career-best game from…


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Steelers Vs. Seahawks 2015 Week 12: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2015 Week 12 Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) vs. Seattle Seahawks (5-5) Kickoff: 4:25 p.m. ET Site: CenturyLink Field (68,000) • Seattle, Wash. Playing Surface: FieldTurf TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (color analyst), Tracy Wolfson (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM…


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Steelers Versus Seahawks: Week 12 Projected Inactive List

The (6-4) Pittsburgh Steelers return from their bye week on Sunday to play the (5-5) Seattle Seahawks on the road in what figures to be a tightly contested game. As usual, here is my weekly guess at what the seven-player inactive list might look like when it is released 90…


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Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier, CB Brandon Boykin Sit Out Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers held a morning practice on Thanksgiving Thursday and their afternoon injury report includes some bad news ahead of their Sunday game against the Seattle Seahawks. According to the team’s Thursday injury report, linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee) failed to practice. Shazier wasn’t listed on Wednesday’s report, but he…


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Return Of Garvin and Thomas Great News For Steelers’ Special Teams

I am thankful for special teams’ demons. I bet Danny Smith feels the same way. It seems almost certain the Pittsburgh Steelers will be getting back two of them Sunday. Terence Garvin and Shamarko Thomas were both full participants in Wednesday’s practice. Garvin missed several weeks with an MCL injury…