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Saved By The Bell, Steelers Beat Chargers On Final Play Of Game

Last week against Baltimore, with the game on the line, the Pittsburgh Steelers coaches erred massively by not giving Le’Veon Bell the ball. This week, they wouldn’t even let anyone else touch it on the final play of the game. Facing a 1st-and-goal from the Chargers one-yard line down 20-17…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Ravens Game Notes

My game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. First Half – Kick return unit. Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas the front five. Robert Golden right behind. Will Johnson, Roosevelt Nix, and L.T. Walton, filling in for Matt Spaeth,…

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Steelers See Positive Returns In Return Game Vs Ravens

When it came to special teams play on Thursday night, there were enough negatives for the Pittsburgh Steelers to overshadow any positives that were worth mentioning against the Ravens. Headlined by a pair of missed field goals from now-former Steelers kicker Josh Scobee, either of which likely keeping the game…


Shamarko Thomas’ Time Running Out In Pittsburgh

Hard worker. Great story. A player you root for. Those are all facts to describe Shamarko Thomas. His future in Pittsburgh, however, is a much more uncertain. Through the first quarter of the season, Thomas has logged four defensive snaps. They all came in Week One when the Steelers tried…


Steelers Defensive Charting: First Four Weeks

As we’ll do every four weeks, my interesting notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense based off my charting I complete each week. – The Steelers have faced 275 snaps this season, excluding kneeldowns and pre-snap penatlies. The New England Patriots ran 60, the San Francisco 49ers 86, the St. Louis…


Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Ravens Winners/Losers

Though I think after this game, we all feel like losers. Or nauseous. Probably both. Also, that shot of Ben Roethlisberger is how everyone looked after the loss. So I included it. WINNERS:  Le’Veon Bell: 129 yards against statistically one of the best run defenses in the NFL. On a day…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Rams Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 win over the St. Louis Rams. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden behind them. Will Johnson, Matt Spaeth, and Roosevelt Nix the next three. Jordan Todman served…


Steelers Vs. Rams: Player Snap Counts – Week 3

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their second game of the season Sunday afternoon on the road against the St. Louis Rams and the player snap counts from the game are now available. What sticks out the most offensively is the fact that running back DeAngelo Williams only played 5 snaps Sunday…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs 49ers Notes

My game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-18 win over the San Francisco 49ers. First Half  – Kick return unit. Front five: Vince Williams, Sean Spence, Ross Ventrone, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden next right behind them. The wedge included Will Johnson, Matt Spaeth, and Roosevelt Nix with…


Steelers Brought Their Swagger In Sunday’s Win

Vine is everything that’s awesome and terrible in this word. It can provide absolutely hilarious clips in six seconds. The problem is…six seconds, or the average attention span of your typical American student. I went to school for communications. I can provide first hand experience to that. But sometimes, it…


Steelers Vs 49ers: Five Matchups To Watch

How teams, units, and players matchup in the NFL is what wins and loses football games. The Pittsburgh Steelers found that out last week, when their efforts to match up several defenders against Rob Gronkowski failed miserably, resulting in a 28-21 Week 1 loss. Examining these matchups not only give…

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Steelers May Want To Give Shamarko Thomas Some Snaps This Week

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen left the team’s season opener late in the game after suffering a concussion, but he seems to have been able to bounce back quickly, clearing the league’s concussion protocol, as he was listed as a full participant on the first practice report of the week….