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Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers Shy Away From Play Action In 2013

By Matthew Marczi Earlier this season, I took notice of Pro Football Focus noting how successfully San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers had been off play action during this season, despite how infrequently he actually used it. Out of 40 quarterbacks, in fact, his use of play action on just…


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2013 NFL Week 15 TOX Stats

Below are the TOX stats from Week 15 along with the new year to date totals heading into the Week 16 games. In Week 15, the teams with a plus two TOX differential went a perfect 9-0 (100.0%) and that brings the year to date record for the plus two…






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Roethlisberger Sets Franchise Records In Pass Attempts And Completions In Win Over Bengals

Thanks to his 20 completions Sunday night in the 30-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger set a new single-season franchise record for completions that he originally set in 2009. Roethlisberger now has 340 completions with two games remaining in the regular season. In 2009, Roethlisberger…


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Dick LeBeau Wants To Coach Next Season

If defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is not back with the Pittsburgh Steelers next season, it will be because they don’t want him back as the 76 year-old Hall of Famer made it known on Thursday that he has no plans to retire. “I’ve been blessed to be able to coach…


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2013 NFL Week 14 TOX Stats

Below are the TOX stats from Week 14 along with the new year to date totals heading into the Thursday night game. In Week 14, the teams with a plus two TOX differential went 9-2 (81.8%) and that brings the year to date record for the plus two to 112-28…






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Statistics Not Enough, Never Enough, For Ben Roethlisberger

By Matthew Marczi For the fourth straight game, Ben Roethlisberger has thrown at least two touchdowns without an interception. In the process, he broke a trio of team records: total touchdown passes (212; now 215), consecutive passes thrown without an interception in a single season (159; now 189), and consecutive…


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Double Explosive Plays Allowed Do Steelers In Yet Again

Throughout the season, I have harped on the Pittsburgh Steelers defense for giving up double explosive plays of 40 yards or more and on Sunday, their inability to stop giving them up has likely led to them missing the playoffs for a second straight season. In their 34-28 loss to…