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Steelers 2014 Defensive Charting Takeaways: Post Week Six

By Alex Kozora As I did back in Week Two, combing through the notables on my Pittsburgh Steelers defensive chart. Statistically, looking at the positives and negatives from the unit. –  I won’t post all the snap counts but I’ll note the snaps along the defensive line. Cam Thomas: 233/375…



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Hines Ward Thinks No-Huddle Play Calling By Ben Roethlisberger Deserves Blame

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward took a measured shot at his former quarterback Wednesday, but it might not be a very factual one. During Wednesday’s edition of “Pro Football Talk” on NBC Sports, Ward blamed the Steeles current offensive struggles on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Ward said he believes…


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Numbers Crunch: The Jerricho Cotchery Effect

By Alex Kozora It goes without saying the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense has been underwhelming. Despite having top five players at three key skill positions, it’s a unit that ranks 23rd in points per game. There are a variety of issues that can be attributed. One focuses around the production out…


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2014 NFL Week 6 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 6 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had the plus two or better teams back on track as they went a combined TOX stat went 10-1 (90.9%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are…



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Steelers Vs. Browns: Player Snap Counts Week 6

Below are the player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday afternoon loss to the Cleveland Browns, according to the NFL official gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our game charting. Offensively for the Steelers, the only thing that sticks out this week is that wide…


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Numbers Crunch: Browns vs Steelers Hidden Statistics

By Alex Kozora Some of the ugly statistics born out of the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-10 defeat to the Cleveland Browns. I’ll try and fight through the tears as I type them. If you don’t want to feel worse about this loss, stop here. This one isn’t going to be pretty….



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2014 NFL Week 5 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 5 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had a well overdue correction as the teams with a plus two or better TOX stat went 7-3 (70%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are…


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Steelers Averaging 3.6 Wide Receiver Screens Per Game Heading Into Week 6

For several years now, fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have criticized the use of wide receiver screens when it comes to talking about the offense. That criticism is not unique to offensive coordinator Todd Haley, however, as Bruce Arians was also heavily ridiculed for using wide receiver screens during his…



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Steelers Defense Improving In Hidden Yardage Allowed

While the Pittsburgh Steelers defense certainly still has some warts that need cleaning up, they did manage to hold a young and inexperienced Jacksonville Jaguars offense to only nine points Sunday at EverBank Field. That achievement was a result of them accomplishing several important things in the game. First, the…


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Steelers Vs. Jaguars: Player Snap Counts Week 5

Below are the player snap counts for the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday afternoon win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to the NFL official gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our game charting. Offensively for the Steelers, nothing really sticks out. running back Dri Archer managed to see…