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

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their second preseason game of 2017 Sunday at Heinz Field as they came from behind to beat the Atlanta Falcons 17-13. The unofficial snap counts from that contest are now in and below are a few things that stick out. O-line – The starting offensive line…



Pass Attempt Breakdown Of Steelers QB Joshua Dobbs Against Giants

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie quarterback Joshua Dobbs made his preseason debut Friday night against the New York Giants and after a shaky start, the Tennessee product calmed down somewhat. Dobbs completed 8 of 15 pass attempts for 100 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions in the game. He also had…


Watt, Moats Earn Highest Grades From PFF In Steelers Preseason Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie outside linebacker T.J. Watt had quite a showing in the team’s 20-12 preseason opening win against the New York Giants as the first-round draft pick out of Wisconsin recorded five total tackles and included his first two sacks. Watt, who led the Steelers defense in total snaps…


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

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night preseason opening win against the New York Giants are now in and here’s a few observations along with all the numbers. We will verify the counts during our weekly play charting. O-line – The starting offensive line from left to…



Steelers In Good Hands With WR Antonio Brown When It Comes To Drops

With one week now remaining until the Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for the start of training camp, you probably don’t need to be reminded about how good of wide receiver Antonio Brown is. After all, his career stats say it all when it comes to consistency, overall production and…



PFF: Shazier Led NFL In 2016 In Average Run Yards Allowed After 1st Contact

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier put together a very strong 2016 season as the former first-round draft pick out of Ohio State registered 87 total tackles for a second consecutive year in addition to intercepting three passes and forcing three fumbles. While tackle stats can be misleading at times,…



Le’Veon Bell Had Lowest Percentage Of Lost Yardage Carries In 2016

Within 12 days from now we’ll find out whether or not Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has signed a long-term contract extension as July 17 is the league deadline for that to happen. In the meantime, however, here is an interesting 2016 stat of Bell’s that Pro Football Focus…


PFF: Ramon Foster One Of NFL’s Best Pass Protecting Guards In 2016

If not for right tackle Marcus Gilbert, left guard Ramon Foster would easily be considered the Pittsburgh Steelers most underrated offensive lineman. Additionally, you could probably argue that Foster is perhaps the NFL’s most underrated left guard as the 2017 regular season draws nearer. On Wednesday, Pro Football Focus made…


Understanding The Gronk Problem That Has Plagued The Steelers

If there is one player on the roster of the New England Patriots other than Tom Brady who has had the Pittsburgh Steelers’ number over the years, it is tight end Rob Gronkowski. The 28-year old All Pro tight end who played high school football in Pennsylvania has made the…



Eli Rogers’ 2016 Targets And Route-Types Analysis

I recently took a look at Martavis Bryant’s career targets and charted his catch rates by route-type and target area, as well as the routes he ran from various pre-snap alignments.  Given the overall competitiveness of the Pittsburgh Steelers receiving corps this year, I have decided to conduct a similar…