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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…



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Steelers Vs. Ravens: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the winless Baltimore Ravens Thursday night at Heinz Field and they’ll be looking to notch their third consecutive win after losing their regular season opener. With starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger now sidelined for the immediate future with a left MCL sprain that he suffered last…


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Cockrell’s Practice Reps Preparing Him For On Field Success

You would have taken my blogger privileges away if I said Ross Cockrell would be the #3 cornerback for two of the first three weeks of the season. But that is exactly the situation in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary, albeit in part due to Cortez Allen’s knee injury. To Cockrell’s…


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Steelers Todd Haley Preparing Left-Handed Offense For Michael Vick

With veteran southpaw Michael Vick now taking over at quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers while starter Ben Roethlisberger is out, offensive coordinator Todd Haley has to change a lot of things and that includes the passing machines used before and after practice. “We switched all the JUGS machines. We spun…


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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…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Three

With the season on the brink a hushed Edward Jones Dome full of Pittsburgh Steelers fans (and literally millions of others throughout the world) watched helplessly as the unimaginable horror movie played before them: Ben Roethlisberger on the ground clenching his knee. Forget that the Steelers won 12-6. There was only…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Rams

The Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road in week 3 and beat the St. Louis Rams 12-6 in what will certainly be their last appearance in the Edward Jones Dump. The start of this one was delayed 26 minutes because pregame pyrotechnics burned the field near the five yard line…




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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger Says Mark Barron’s Tackle Was Illegal, Not Dirty

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t believe that St. Louis Rams safety Mark Barron purposely tried to injure his left knee Sunday. However, he does believe that Barron shouldve been flagged just the same. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Roethlisberger told the media on Tuesday that Barron’s…


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Steelers Film Room: Power Of Empty Sets

Todd Haley surprised most of us by opening up the offense on the Pittsburgh Steelers first drive Sunday. Empty set and mixing in Le’Veon Bell and DeAngelo Williams at the same time. It was extremely successful start with five of the team’s first six plays picking up at least seven yards. Empty…


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Steelers Film Room: Rams Sack Breakdown

We had last week off from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ sack breakdown. But the St. Louis Rams kept us plenty busy this week with four forced on Sunday. 1. 1st and 10, :54 2nd. 11 personnel. Steelers keep seven into block versus a six man rush. Basically a max protect against a…



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Tomlin Will Continue To Rotate Spence and Williams At ILB

Should Ryan Shazier miss future time with his “shoulder weakness,” Mike Tomlin indicated Sean Spence and Vince Williams will continue to rotate at Mack linebacker. “We’re going to continue utilize both of those guys in replacing Ryan. Both have played for us in the past. Both are capable of playing…