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Ryan Clark Had The Wrong Type Of Tackles Monday Night Against The Chiefs

When you look at the defensive stat line from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-13 win Monday night over the Kansas City Chiefs you will see that safety Ryan Clark led the team in combined tackles with 10. He had 8 solo tackles and 2 assist to be specific. This post is not aimed at slapping Clark […]

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Steelers Pass Defense Has Made Strides, But Run Defense Suffered Against Chiefs

The shoulder injury suffered by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger certainly is the top story right now, but now that we have some clarity as to what it actually is, we can now move on to other topics. One of those topics should be the play of the Steelers pass defense in the last four […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Breakdown – New York Giants – Week 9

Below is the week 9 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers win over the New York Giants For a team that rushed for 158 yards you would think that the run blocking would have been consistently good. Don\’t get me wrong, there were several plays were the blocking was excellent as a unit that […]

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Is Roethlisberger Actually Holding The Ball Longer This Season Compared To Last?

Through the first 8 games of the season Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has only been sacked 17 times which is a rate of 2.125 a game. Should he stay on that same pace it would wind up being the lowest per game rate since the 2005 season, a season that saw him play in […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Giants – Week 9

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 24-20 Sunday win against the New York Giants. The completion percentage of 42% was absolutely fantastic. The yards after the catch numbers could be a little better, but being as the defense only allowed two explosive plays of over 20 yards, you cant really […]

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2012 NFL Week 9 TOX Stats

Week 9 of the 2012 NFL season is completed and here are the TOX stats for the week along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. I told you that the +2 number would correct and it indeed did as the +2 teams were a perfect 10-0 this week. […]

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2012 NFL Week 9 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 9 of the 2012 season is now behind us and the picture is really becoming much more clearer now in regard to the ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show […]

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Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 9 Giants

Below are the week 9 official gamebook offensive and defensive snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20 win over the New York Giants Sunday at MetLife Stadium. The Steelers starting five linemen made the whole game for yet another game, so you have to be excited about that. Cornerback Curtis Brown saw no defensive snaps […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Redskins – Week 8

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday win against the Washington Redskins. The completion percentage of 46% was helped by the drops in the game. The yards after the catch numbers were good considering how good the Redskins had been coming into the game at getting yards after the catch. […]

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2012 NFL Week 8 TOX Stats

Week 8 of the 2012 NFL season is now behind us and here are the TOX stats for the week along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. The +2 teams went 8-2 this week and that is right at the expected 80% number. This brings the year to […]

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Steelers Defense Needs To Start Making A Bigger Splash

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now seven games into their 2012 season and the one thing that they lack more than anything is splash plays on defense. If you pull out the kneel downs by opposing quarterbacks that the Steelers have faced so far this year, you come up with only 15 plays that the defense […]

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Dink & Dunk Steelers Offense? Why Not Call It The Upright Offense Instead?

Many like to call the new offense of the Pittsburgh Steelers a “dink and dunk” one, but perhaps a better name for it would be an “upright” offense. Upright because that is exactly what quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been for a good part of this season. Through the first 7 games of the season Roethlisberger […]

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2012 NFL Week 8 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Roughly half of the 2012 season is now behind us as week 8 is now in the books. Here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams […]

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Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 8 Redskins

Below are the week 8 official gamebook offensive and defensive snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-12 win over the Washington Redskins Sunday at Heinz Field. The Steelers starting five linemen made the whole game for a second consecutive game. Cornerback Curtis Brown saw a few snaps again this week in the dime. Keenan Lewis, […]

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RG3 Will Test The Dominance That LeBeau Has Had Over Rookie Quarterbacks

By now you all should be well aware of the record that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau has against rookie quarterbacks since his return to Pittsburgh in 2004. If you are not, it is 14-1. When LeBeau was the Steelers defensive coordinator the first time around in 1995 and 1996, he was 2-0 against […]

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Redskins Passing Game Prosperous Because Of YAC

You have likely heard Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau stress over the years the importance of tackling the catch as this is one of the main focal points of his defense year in and year out. The hidden yardage in football can certainly make the difference between winning and losing games. On Sunday the […]

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With All The Talk About RG3, Don\’t Forget About BR7

There has been a lot of talk this week about quarterback Robert Griffin III as the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare to host the Washington Redskins on Sunday. The talk is indeed warranted as the rookie is off to a great start. Instead of focusing on the Redskins offense today, I want to bring a couple of […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Breakdown – Cincinnati Bengals – Week 7

Below is the week 7 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night. This was perhaps the best effort I have seen from an entire unit in some time as the run blocking was excellent. Outside of the three sacks allowed, and a few deep pressures, there wasn\’t much […]

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2012 NFL Week 7 TOX Stats

Week 7 of the 2012 NFL season is in the books and here are the TOX stats for the week along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. The +2 teams went 3-5 this week and that is the correction I feared was on the way, but I didn\’t […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Bengals – Week 7

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday night win against the Cincinnati Bengals. While the completion percentage was very manageable at 56% and the defense did do a better job tackling after the catch. Not shown are the two passes tipped by Ziggy Hood and the interception by LaMarr Woodley […]

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2012 NFL Week 7 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 7 of the 2012 NFL season is now in behind us and here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams might be headed for the […]

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Steelers Versus Bengals: Game Time, TV & Radio Schedule, Odds, Trends, Stats & More

Pittsburgh Steelers (2-3) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (3-3) Kickoff: 8:20 p.m., ET Site: Paul Brown Stadium (65,515) • Cincinnati, Ohio Playing Surface: Synthetic TV Coverage: NBC (locally WPXI-TV, channel 11) Announcers: Al Michaels (play-by-play) Cris Collinsworth (analyst) Michele Tafoya (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970) Announcers: Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play) Tunch Ilkin (analyst) Craig […]

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Cincinnati Bengals 2012 Regular Season Play Direction Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers face the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night and below is the play direction report for the Bengals offense and defense against both the run and the pass through their first six games. This will give you a sense of how the team is directionally and the NFL ranks are included as well. I […]

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2012 NFL Week 6 TOX Stats

Week 6 of the 2012 NFL season is in the books and here are the TOX stats for the week along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. The +2 teams went 8-3 this week and that brings the year to date +2 number to 47-10 (82%), which is […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Loves Stats & Hates The Media

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor and I apparently have something in common. We both love stats. Taylor has made his affection for stats known several times this season on his weekly show on Trib Live Radio and he made a point to start off his show Tuesday, which you can watch below, by rattling off […]

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2012 NFL Week 6 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 6 of the 2012 NFL season is now in the books and here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams might be headed for the […]

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