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Steelers Vs. Eagles: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Game 2

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night preseason loss to the Philadelphia Eagles are now in and here’s a few observations from the numbers. Wide receiver Cobi Hamilton and center Cody Wallace logged the most offensive snaps Thursday night. While Hamilton playing a lot isn’t overly surprising,…


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Charting Notes From The Steelers Preseason Opener Against Lions

Before we start heavily previewing the Pittsburgh Steelers second preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles, I thought I would pass along a few notes that stuck out to me from our charting of the team’s Friday night loss to the Detroit Lions. According to our game charting, the Lions only brought…


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Steelers Vs. Lions: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Game 1

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night preseason opening loss to the Detroit Lions are now in and here’s a few observations from the numbers. For starters, on offense the Steelers got a long look at linemen Chris Hubbard and B.J. Finney, who both figure to battling…



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PFF Has Steelers Roethlisberger As Least-Pressured QB In 2015

Even though he missed four-plus games to injuries last season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger finished the year as the least-pressured QB in the league, according to stats tracked by Pro Football Reference. Least-pressured QBs last season: 1. Ben Roethlisberger, 27.2% of dropbacks2. Drew Brees, 28.73. Andy Dalton, 28.9 pic.twitter.com/fgCyTw4Zy4…


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Steelers Have No Reason To “Nix” Fullback Usage In 2016

Don’t tell Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix that the position he plays is meaningless. Sure, he may have only played 150 total snaps on offense during the 2015 season, but his presence sure was noticeable during that limited playing time. When Nix was on the field last season, the Steelers…






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Video: Steelers CB Artie Burns 2015 Miami Pass Targets (Games 1-4)

I have finally made it through all of the games that new Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns played in last season at the University of Miami. During that complete tape viewing I also identified all of the times he was targeted in coverage. While I have not yet compiled all…


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Ranking The Steelers Draft Classes

Introduction & Methodology With the 2016 NFL draft now just weeks away, now is a good time to rank our beloved Pittsburgh Steelers‘ previous draft classes. The rating of NFL draft classes will, of course, always have a subjective element to it. However, I have attempted to create the most…



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Pressure On Steelers Defense To Provide More Pressure In 2016

Due to the way they played defense all season, none of us should be shocked that the Denver Broncos won the Super Bowl this year. As far as defensive stats go, while the Broncos did lead the league this past regular season in sacks, they also led in a much…


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Panthers And Broncos Both Showed In 2015 That Pass Defense Still Matters

While it’s obvious that NFL teams need solid quarterback play in order to compete for a championship year in and year out, the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers both proved this year that a solid defense is also vital. While many of you may scoff at the Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt that I track…