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Tackling No Longer An Issue For The Steelers Defense

In the loss to the Minnesota Vikings over in London, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense registered 15 missed tackles, according to Pro Football Focus, and it played a big part in the outcome of the game. However, since that game, the Steelers defense is back tackling well again. In their first…



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Steelers Still Must Fix Red Zone Problems Moving Forward

Red zone efficiency has plagued the Pittsburgh Steelers offense all season and in the 19-16 win Sunday over the Baltimore Ravens it remained a problem and something that must be fixed if the team is expecting to continue stacking wins. Against the Ravens, the Steelers were one of three inside…




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2013 NFL Week 6 TOX Stats

With week six now in the books, below are the weekly TOX stats along with the year to date numbers. The TOX stat teams with a plus two or better number finished 6-2 (75%) and that was a little lower than I expected it to be. The year to date…


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Pro Football Focus Grades Antonio Brown Above All Wide Receivers

By Matthew Marczi Through six weeks of the 2013 NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have the best wide receiver in the game, and it really is not all that close, according to the advanced metrics of Pro Football Focus. The website gives Antonio Brown an overall grade of 14.0, which…




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Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From Week 6 – Jets

Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday win over the New York Jets along with some observations Offensively, not much sticks out except for the fact that Will Johnson saw more playing time thanks to the team leading in the second half. Tight end David Paulson also…


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Short Passing Game Played A Big Role In Steelers Win Over Jets

It was obvious Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers win over the New York Jets that the focus on offense was a shorter passing game and it resulted in a win. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed 23-of-30 passes in the game for 264 yards and 10 of those passes were behind the…


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2013 NFL Week 5 TOX Stats

Week five of the 2013 NFL season is behind us now and below are the weekly TOX stats along with the year to date numbers. The TOX stat didn’t do so well as the plus two or better teams finished 5-3 (62.5%). The year to date record for the plus…



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Steelers Continue To Use DE Cameron Heyward Mostly In Sub Packages

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward saw a season-low 19 snaps in the loss to the Minnesota Vikings and if you are wondering why that was, it’s really quite simple. Prior to the season starting, head coach Mike Tomlin said that the third-year Ohio state product would be playing mostly…