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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…


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At Least The Steelers Have Held Down Their Penalties In 0-4 Start

The 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers seem to find a different way to lose every week through their first four games of the season, but excessive penalties has yet to be a factor. As they head into their week five game against the New York Jets, the Steelers have been flagged all…


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Le’Veon Bell’s First Game Performance Compared To NFL Greats

By Jeremy Hritz There aren’t many bright spots right now for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and it’s uncertain if there will be any sunshine in the remaining games. Yet if there is any player that is giving the team hope for the future, it is rookie running back Le’Veon Bell. While…


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Steelers 2013 Regular Season Play Direction Report

Below are the offensive and defensive directional stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers through the first four games of the season and it’s not hard to see where both units have come up short so far. The rushing offense is just now finding in its legs now that Le’Veon Bell is…


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If Levi Brown Plays, Steelers Will Have To Give Him Outside Help

Pro Football Focus has new Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Levi Brown down for 25 sacks allowed in his last 36 games played and that includes the first four games he has played this season with the Arizona Cardinals. I have now gone back and looked at each and every one of…



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2013 NFL Week 4 TOX Stats

Week four of the 2013 NFL season has now come and gone and below are the weekly TOX stats along with the year to date numbers. We knew a correction was on the way in the next two weeks and we got it this week as the plus two or…