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Was Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons The Biggest Top 100 Players Snub This Year?

It wasn\’t until I went back over the NFL Network Top 100 Players of 2013 list today that I noticed that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons didn\’t make it. If you want to talk about a total snubbing, this is certainly a great example of one. According to Pro Football Focus, Timmons ranked fifth on […]

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Former Steelers Linebacker James Harrison\’s Game Tough To Replicate

By Matthew Marczi Although former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison is now playing for the division rival Cincinnati Bengals, I think it is still safe to say that, for most fans, Harrison is and will always be a Steeler, having left an indelible mark on the organization and its history. Adding to the love […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger One Of The Best When Backed Up In His Own End

We already know how great Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is, but I wanted to look at some of his split stats as it relates to where he ranks against the other quarterbacks in the league over the course of the last five years when backed up deep in his own end of the field. […]

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Patriots Potential Loss Of Receiving Production Might Be Tough To Overcome In 2013

It certainly has been a turbulent offseason so far the New England Patriots, who the Pittsburgh Steelers will face in Week 9 of the 2013 season, and it could get even worse for them depending on what happens with tight end Aaron Hernandez as it relates to the ongoing homicide investigation that he is linked […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers 2016 Power Rankings, Art Rooney II Comments & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 113 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I open this show by recapping the latest news on New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez as his saga continues to unfold. We also take a look at what the Patriots have lost this offseason on offense. Pittsburgh Steelers […]

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Digging Deeper Into The Magic Number Stat That Browns GM Michael Lombardi Taunts

Joe Fortenbaugh of the National Football Post had an interesting breakdown Tuesday morning of a stat Cleveland Browns general manager Michael Lombardi likes to rely on that encompasses total rushes and total completions by a team over the course of a regular season as it relates to winning percentage and teams making the playoffs. Fortenbaugh\’s conclusion […]

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Steelers Running Back Snaps On Third Downs In 2012

I was asked by a reader if I had a break down of third downs from last season as it relates to which Pittsburgh Steelers running back was on the field the most. After combing through our charting files from last season, I was able to pull the game by game numbers of the third […]

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Steelers Ultimate Stats Recipe For QB Ben Roethlisberger To Produce Wins

While researching the career sack numbers of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, I wanted to try to determine a perfect recipe for him winning games as it relates to sacks taken and yards per carry produced by everyone except for him and what I found was pretty astonishing. While it might be hard to believe, […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger & Sacks Per Game Career Stats

It certainly isn\’t a revelation that a quarterback has more of a chance to be successful the better his pass protection is, but I wanted to run the career numbers for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in games that he was sacked less than three times in a game and the study evolved from there. […]

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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Says He Can Still Dominate In Red Zone

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is ecstatic to be back for another season with the team that drafted him, and he thinks he knows how he can help the team in 2013 in addition. “I know I can still play, I know I can dominate in the red zone,” Burress said, via a Sunday […]

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Mike Freeman Chooses Don Shula Over Chuck Noll As Best Head Coach Of The 70\’s

June 11th will mark what would have been the 100th birthday of legendary Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi and in honor of that, CBSSports.com is ranking the best coach from each decade of NFL existence. In his piece, Mike Freeman ranked former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula ahead of former Pittsburgh Steelers […]

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Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery Is Jerricho Clutchery On Third Downs

Wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery is quietly entering his third year with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but he hasn\’t been quiet when it comes to making chain moving third downs in his previous two seasons with the team. Cotchery, who will turn 31 years old in June, has registered 14 third down catches for 187 yards since […]

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Steelers Will Reportedly Use CB Cortez Allen In The Slot In 2013

Thursday is final day of the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season and on Wednesday Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review passed along a little nugget on Twitter about the secondary that\’s worth mentioning. Kaboly reported that the Steelers plan to use cornerback Cortez Allen in the slot on nickel downs in […]

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Looking Back At The Great Season Had By Steelers TE Heath Miller In 2012

2012 was a phenomenal year for Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller, who registered 71 catches for 816 yards and 8 touchdowns, but when you go even deeper into his stats, you will find that the aforementioned stat line still doesn\’t do his Pro Bowl season justice, nor does it equate to him being ranked […]

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Can The Steelers Be More Run Balanced Directionally In 2013 With More Zone Blocking?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have predominantly been a heavy right handed running team over the course of the last several season, but in 2012 they were extremely right handed and really just a team that ran between the two guards. If you look at the table below, which runs from the left side to the right […]

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2012 NFL Stats – Team Explosive Plays Produced By Running Backs & Fullbacks

During the regular season, I write quite a bit about explosive plays of 20 yards or more as it relates to teams winning and losing games, but I have wanted to look at big plays produced by all of the teams running backs and fullbacks for some time now. The stats below reflect plays produced […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Enters Jump Year As A Starter

While he only played just over 560 snaps on defense last season, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen certainly made the most of them as he registered two interceptions, three forced fumbles and 10 passes defensed in 2012, his second season on the league. The Steelers thought highly enough of Allen that they allowed fellow cornerback […]

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Steelers T Guy Whimper 2012 Sacks Alllowed Animated GIFs & Penalty Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent tackle Guy Whimper earlier this week and I have since been asked on Twitter about the sacks that he gave up last season with the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as the penalties that he committed. I figured I would knock out both of those questions in one post, so […]

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Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell 2012 Directional Rushing Stats & Other Splits

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell rushed for nearly 1,800 yards last season at Michigan State and I wanted to have a look at his splits in order to get an idea how he ran directionally. Being as there isn\’t a site that has those stats, I was forced to scrape them myself from […]

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A Look At The Quarterbacks Drafted From Round Four And Later Since 1993

Ever since the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL draft, the speculation has been running rampant as to what it means for starter Ben Roethlisberger. If you look back through the history of the draft, you can clearly see why Roethlisberger shouldn\’t be losing any sleep. […]

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WR Emmanuel Sanders Says Steelers Expecting 70 Catches,1,000 Yards From Him In 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is making the rounds at ESPN on Wednesday and that included him being a guest on The Scott Van Pelt Show to talk about being a restricted free agent this offseason as well as what he sees for himself in 2013. With Mike Wallace now gone via free agency […]

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Inside The College Stats Of Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost wide receiver Mike Wallace to free agency this offseason and they addressed his loss in the 2013 NFL draft with the selection of Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton in the third round. Wallace of course was known for his explosive plays of 20 yards or more and his ability to […]

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Steelers 2013 Sixth Round Draft Pick – Florida State ILB Vince Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Florida State linebacker Vince Williams with their second of two six round picks in the 2013 NFL draft. This is the compensatory selection. All-ACC (Honorable Mention) Phil Steele Postseason All-ACC (Second Team) Under Armour Senior Bowl Selection 2012: Senior who started all 14 games for FSU at the middle linebacker spot…helped […]

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Steelers 2013 Sixth Round Draft Pick – Oklahoma WR Justin Brown

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Oklahoma wide receiver Justin Brown with their first of two six round picks in the 2013 NFL draft. Height: 6\’3.1″ Weight: 207 pounds Hand: 9 1/2 inches Arm: 32 inches Wingspan: 79 inches Vertical Jump: 30 1/2 inches Broad Jump: 9\’9″ 40-Yard Dash: 4.59 seconds 20-Yard Shuttle: 4.37 seconds Three-Cone […]

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Steelers 2013 Third Round Draft Pick – Oregon State WR Markus Wheaton

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton with their third round pick of the 2013 NFL draft. Todd Haley press conference audio: MARKUS WHEATON Wide Receiver Oregon State University Beavers #2 5:11.0-182 Chandler, Arizona Chandler High School Mountain Pointe High School OVERVIEW A challenge that was accepted by Wheaton and cornerback […]

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Steelers 2013 Second Round Draft Pick – Michigan State RB Le\’Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Michigan State running back Le\’Veon Bell with their second round pick of the 2013 NFL draft. Todd Haley press conference audio: LE’VEON BELL Tailback Michigan State University Spartans #24 6:01.3-244 Columbus, Ohio Groveport Madison High School OVERVIEW One look at Bell’s frame, power and inside rushing ability, and you can […]

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