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Steelers Defensive Charting Takeaways: Post Bye Week

By Alex Kozora As we’ve done every few weeks, some interesting takeaways based off my charting of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense in 2014. Just a random assortment of things that stuck out to me based off the data. – Over the last two weeks, James Harrison has been dominating the snaps at outside linebacker over […]

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NFL Week 12 Open Discussion Thread

With the Pittsburgh Steelers on a bye this week, we can all sit back and watch the rest of the games around the NFL in week 12. If things play out just right, the Steelers will enter Week 13 as the No. 3 seed in the AFC. As usual, you all should be hoping that […]

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Steelers Enter Their Bye Weekend As 5th Seed In AFC

The Pittsburgh Steelers are on a bye this week, but they’ve managed to move up to the fifth seed in the AFC thanks to the Oakland Raiders beating the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday night. The Steelers and Chiefs currently have identical 7-4 records, but the Steelers are now the higher seed entering the weekend thanks […]

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2014 NFL Week 2 TOX Stats

Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season is now in the books and here is your weekly TOX stat update. After an 11-0 start in Week 1, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat in Week 2 went 9-2 (81.8%). The Denver Broncos and St. Louis Rams are the two teams to buck […]

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2014 NFL Season Prediction Records & Standings

The 2014 NFL season is finally here as it kicks off Thursday night with the Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers on NBC. As I do every year, below are my record and playoff predictions for the 2014 season, but first, have a little fun by looking at my predictions from last season. While […]

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Steelers Should Steal QB Ryan Griffin Away From Gambling Saints

By my count, the Pittsburgh Steelers were one of 18 teams that decided to keep three quarterbacks on their initial 53 man roster following the Saturday cuts. While the team certainly didn’t feel the need to waive third-string quarterback Landry Jones and risk losing him, the New Orleans Saints seemed to be following the same […]

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2014 NFL Draft Class: Analyzing The Numbers Of Players Cut

By Alex Kozora The initial roster cuts were announced yesterday afternoon. While there’s so many angles we could attack for this article, we’ll focus on the 2014 rookie class as a whole. As Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans are way too familiar with by now, two healthy drafted rookies could not crack the 53 this year and […]

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Steelers Waive Browning, Shaw; Sign Pocic, Nunley

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a few roster moves Monday in preparation for their Thursday night game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Waived injured was guard Bryant Browning, who suffered a dislocated shoulder in the Saturday night game against the Buffalo Bills. Also waived was wide receiver James Shaw, who hadn’t been with the team long. Signed […]

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Well-Traveled Steelers G Bryant Browning Down To His Last Shot

Pittsburgh Steelers reserve guard Bryant Browning is one well-traveled player. The Steelers are the sixth team that Browning has been a member of since entering the league as an undrafted free agent in 2011 and during that time he’s managed to play all of one regular season snap. That snap came as a member of […]

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Cardinals Sign Former Steelers T Max Starks

It took a while, but former Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Max Starks has finally landed with Pittsburgh West. According to the Arizona Cardinals, they have signed Starks, who only played in two games last season. In 2013, Starks was in training camp with the San Diego Chargers but failed to make their final roster. He ultimately […]

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Steelers Film Room: Path To Success In 2014 – Three Offensive Concepts

By Alex Kozora With training camp just hours away from beginning and preseason games soon to follow, there will be hours of film to pour over, picking out concepts and explaining why they did or didn’t work. As a preview, we’ll pick apart three concepts from each side of the ball that could be used […]

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Recap Of The Steelers First Week Of 2014 OTA Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their first week of OTA practices on Thursday and below is a recap of all of the top storylines from the week. Pouncey Healthy – We had a pretty good notion heading into the week that center Maurkice Pouncey might be able to get some live reps in during the […]

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NFL Network Draftnik Charles Davis Takes His Turn At Sending OSU CB Justin Gilbert To The Steelers

On Monday, NFL Network draft analyst Charles Davis released another mock of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, and he has the Pittsburgh Steelers taking the first cornerback off the board at 15th overall. Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert is Davis’ selection for the Steelers being that two wide receivers, four tackles and […]

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2014 Draft Critical For Steelers (As Is Every Other Year)

This upcoming draft is a critical one for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Have you heard that one before? It’s said every single season about just about every team. How often does a team not face a critical draft? How often does a team have such a fully stocked roster that they can actually afford luxury draft […]

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Steelers Are Middle Of The Road In Terms Of Roster Turnover

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers made the playoffs was in 2011. The current Steelers roster, whom have gone 16-16 since then, contains just 16 players left from that last playoff appearance, coming after a 12-4 regular season. And that seemingly substantial roster turnover is actually just middle-of-the-road turnover in today’s NFL, according to an […]

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Buccaneers Trading Mike Williams To Bills Still Might Not Be Enough To Drop Mike Evans To Steelers

On Friday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded wide receiver Mike Williams to the Buffalo Bills for a sixth-round draft pick and as a result, it could wind up shaking things up a little bit in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Now that Williams is out of Tampa Bay, the Buccaneers very well […]

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Rams Gave Former Bills DL Alex Carrington A One-Year, $1.5 Million Contract

We will likely never know if the Pittsburgh Steelers ever made an offer to former Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington, but we do know how much the St. Louis Rams will pay the Arkansas State product in 2014. According to Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com, the one-year contract that Carrington signed this week […]

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Potential Re-Signing Of Keisel Will Likely Have To Wait Until June

Unless the Pittsburgh Steelers plan on starting a second-year undrafted player (or one drafted in the seventh round), then they are currently without a starting defensive end opposite Cameron Heyward. The only free agent defensive end that they have expressed interest in up until this point—Alex Carrington—signed with the St. Louis Rams yesterday, which certainly […]

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Rams Sign Bills Free Agent DL Alex Carrington

Buffalo Bills unrestricted free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington has made his decision as to where he will play in 2014 as Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that he has come to terms with the St. Louis Rams. Carrington, who visited with the Steelers several weeks ago, also visited with the Oakland Raiders […]

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As Of Monday Evening, Bills Free Agent DL Alex Carrington Still Remains Unsigned

As of Monday evening, we still have no idea where Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington will play in 2014. Carrington, who has visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns so far this offseason, reportedly has the St. Louis Rams interested in him as well, but has yet to visit […]

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Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Remains Unsigned Following Visit With Browns

Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington met with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday and currently remains unsigned heading into Friday. Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reported Thursday on Twitter that Carrington, who visited with the Steelers last Friday, had his meeting on Wednesday with the Browns and that it did not […]

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Cleveland Browns Confirm Visit With Free Agent DE Alex Carrington

According to ESPN’s Pat McManamon, as well as The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot, the Cleveland Browns have confirmed a visit by free agent defensive end Alex Carrington, with whom the Pittsburgh Steelers have interest. While the Steelers have limited cap space, and are currently swinging on the pendulum of Jerricho Cotchery’s decision to […]

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Rams Interest In Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Might Increase Soon

The Pittsburgh Steelers are more than likely keeping close tabs on Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington, but they aren’t the only ones. While Carrington has yet to visit with the St. Louis Rams, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Wednesday that could change in the near future now that former Chicago […]

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Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Did Not Visit With Rams On Tuesday

Buffalo Bills free agent defensive end Alex Carrington visited with the Oakland Raiders on Monday, but left town without a contract. It was believed that the Arkansas State product was to visit with the St. Louis Rams on Tuesday, but apparently that didn’t happen. According to a Tuesday afternoon report by Jim Thomas of the […]

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Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Left Monday Visit With Raiders Unsigned

Buffalo Bills unrestricted free agent defensive end Alex Carrington met with the Oakland Raiders Monday, but left town unsigned, according to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. This is great news for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are believed to have serious interest in Carrington after having him in for visit this past Friday. According […]

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Steelers Have Been Both Proactive And Reactionary So Far During Free Agency

With the second week of free agency now about to begin, many of you have posted that the Pittsburgh Steelers have seemed to be more reactionary than proactive so far this offseason. While that seems to be true over the course of this past weekend, let us not forget that they really have been proactive […]

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