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Steelers Defense On Pace To Give Up 80 Explosive Plays In 2014

In the Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts the Pittsburgh Steelers defense gave up seven more explosive plays of 20 yards or more and that now brings their total allowed on the season to 40. To put that number into perspective, only the Jacksonville Jaguars (44) have allowed more explosive…


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Roethlisberger Effectively Used Play Action In Win Over Colts

Thanks to the early success that the Pittsburgh Steelers running game had Sunday in their 51-35 win over the Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to effectively mix in some play action in route to his career record performance. For the game, Roethlisberger used play action on 12 passing…


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Steelers TE Heath Miller Registers 500th Career Catch In Win Over Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger rightfully deserves all of the headlines Monday following his career-high 522 yard, six touchdown performance Sunday in the win over the Indianapolis Colts but his longtime tight end also hit a milestone in the game as well. Heath Miller caught his 500th career pass Sunday…


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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Colts

By Alex Kozora A statistical breakdown from the Pittsburgh Steelers zany 51-34 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. – Let’s start with the points. 51 points is the most scored by the Steelers since putting up 52 in a 52-24 victory over the San Diego Chargers on November 25th, 1984. Since…


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Steelers vs. Colts: Player Snap Counts Week 8

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts, according to the NFL official gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. As far as the offense goes, rookie wide receiver Martavis…


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Steelers WR Antonio Brown On Pace To Break Franchise Receiving Records

With half of a season left to played, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is currently on pace to break several franchise receiving records in 2014. In the Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts, Brown registered 10 more catches for 133 yards and two touchdowns. For the season, he now…


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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Goes Vertical In Win Over Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers rode the arm of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a 51-34 win Sunday over the Indianapolis Colts and only nine of his 49 passes fell incomplete. A few of those, however, were blatant drops by his receivers. Not only did Roethlisberger carve up the Colts secondary to the…


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Steelers Fantasy Football Stat Projections Versus Colts – Week 8 – 2014

By Tony DelSignore Jr. Week 8 – October 27, 2014 Location: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Indianapolis Colts After the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Houston Texans in primetime on Monday night, they will face another AFC South opponent, the Indianapolis Colts. The key to winning this matchup is the Steelers…


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Steelers Play Direction Report Through Week 7

I received an email from a reader today asking if I would post the Pittsburgh Steelers directional stats for both the offense and defense through the first seven games and you can now see them below. In case you are curious, the NFL considers a ball thrown more than 15…


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2014 NFL Week 7 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 7 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had the plus two or better teams go a combined TOX stat went 9-2 (81.8%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 65-10 (86.7%). Keep in…




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Steelers vs. Texans: Player Snap Counts Week 7

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night win over the Houston Texans, according to the NFL official gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting. As far as the offense goes, rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant played a…


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Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Has Very Few Weaknesses

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will making his fourth-career start against the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night and while the Harvard product has yet to register a win against black and gold, he figures to be a tough opponent nonetheless. For starters, while Fitzpatrick has just as many interceptions as touchdown…