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Cornerbacks, Measurables, Success, Draft & You

I was looking at the top cornerbacks in 2010 according Pro Football Focus and wanted to break down where the top 20 were drafted and have a look at their height, weight, 40 times and vertical jumps from either their combine or pro day. I was looking for any keys to a particular size of […]

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Steelers 2010 Receiver Production Broken Down By Targets & Downs

In the table below I wanted to get a better look at the Steelers wide receivers by down in relation to their targets, yards per target, catch percentage and first down production during the regular season. I left out the Arnaz Battle and his two targets because they just don\’t matter. If you are curious, […]

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2010 Red Zone Running Stats – Steelers Packers Redzone RB YPC Worst In NFL

After taking a closer look at the redzone woes of the Steelers yesterday and measuring by successful plays, I wanted to dig even further into the red zone running stats of not only the Steelers, but how they matched up against the other 31 teams as well. The numbers below are for running backs and […]

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Closer Look At The Steelers 2010 Redzone Woes

I wanted to take a long hard look at the Steelers redzone woes in 2010, so I used a crude successful play formula to get a better look at both the passing game and running game for the Steelers on plays inside the opponents redzone. Now defining a successful play is very tricky, but I […]

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Closer Look At The 2010 Kickoffs Of Steelers Kicker Shaun Suisham

Stats in a NFL gamebook or players stats listing almost never tell the whole story. Such is the case with Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham. With the new rule being approved that moves the kickoff up from the 30 to the 35 yard-line, I wanted to get a clearer picture of his kickoffs from last season. […]

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Steelers Ran Well To Right Side Contrary To Beliefs – 2010 NFL Run Direction Stats

I have been hearing and reading some comments as of late of how the Steelers really need right side offensive line help because the run blocking was not good. This is an absolutely asinine statement. Sure the Steelers had some flip flopping at the right guard spot during the season, but once Ramon Foster settled […]

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2010 NFL Staying Out Of 3rd & Long Stats & Conversion Rates

I started this research initially to see how the Steelers did against the other 31 teams percent wise at staying out of 3rd and long situations and when they were in 3rd and long, how they did converting them. For this stat project I used 6-10 yards as the variable for “long” on 3rd downs. […]

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2010 NFL 3rd Down Sacks Allowed & 3rd Down Pass Play Conversions

I was curious to find out how many times Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was sacked on 3rd down pass plays during the 2010 regular season and thought while I was at it, I would compile the same stats for all 32 teams to see where the Steelers ranked at in protecting the quarterback on 3rd […]

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1st Round Underclassmen Cornerbacks Success Rate Using Approximate Value

I was doing some research on 1st round underclassmen cornerbacks that have been drafted over the years and came across this article a few years back by Pat Kirwan on NFL.com. Kirwan looked at the risk involved by position of the underclassmen drafted in the 1st round going back ten years at the time. I […]

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Success Rate Of 1st Round Tackles From 1995-2010 Using Approximate Value Method

In this exercise I wanted to take a hard look at the 1st round tackles drafted since 1995 and the success not only through the first five years, but more specifically in years one through three. This is by no means a fail safe measurement stick, but nearly a look at the 1st round tackles […]

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Top 2010 NFL Cornerbacks NFL Combine Results Compared To 2011 Top CB Prospects

After every NFL Combine is over, everyone immediately starts looking to the combine results as a form of measurement of future success. We have seen time and time again how these numbers are often forced to hold too much water in measuring the potential success. With the Steelers certainly having a need at the cornerback […]

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A Look At The One Season That Carnell Lake Coached DB\’s At UCLA

Now that Former Steelers safety Carnell Lake has been interviewed by Mike Tomlin for the open defensive backs coaching position, I thought it would be fun to dig up the numbers of the secondary he coached for one season at UCLA. Lake inherited a young cornerback unit, with Alterraun Verner the only player with extensive […]

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2011 NFL Combine Results

The 2011 NFL Scouting Combine is underway in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Lucas Oil Stadium and we are starting to compile the 2011 NFL Combine Results. The scouting combine is an invitation only event, open only to invited college players and NFL team officials. The testing and evaluations include: physical measurements, injury evaluation, drug screen, […]

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Pass Rush & Blitz Stats Against Aaron Rodgers Defensive Breakdown

Below is the Super Bowl XLV charted stats of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers against the Steelers defense along with pass rush numbers, formations and personnel used by the Packers and the defense the Steelers were in. Also the blitz numbers. as you can see, Rodgers was damn good against everything thrown at him despite the […]

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Explosive Plays, Takeaways & Toxic Differential Stats In Super Bowls

We all have heard the phrase, “Make big plays and don\’t turn the ball over.” It sounds cliché, but former Ravens head coach and NFL Network analyst Brian Billick has a stat for it. It is called, “toxic differential.” It has been around and discussed several times. It is it\’s a risk-reward stat and it […]

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Super Bowl XLV Officiating Crew & Penalty Report

By Michael Shouse This is an article on the officiating crew for Super Bowl XLV between the Steelers and Packers. Just as it would be for an umpire in any professional sports league, getting to officiate a Super Bowl is a really big deal and a mark of prestige. Here is the Super Bowl XLV […]

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Steelers 2010 Playoff Pass Defense Breakdown

I have charted both of the Steelers 2010 playoff games and here is the defense against every pass and drop-back in both games along with a play by play breakdown of both games along with those totals. I included the formations used by the offense and the first table is an explanation of those formations. […]

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Steelers Packers Explosive Play Stats Breakdown

The legendary coach Bill Walsh wrote in his book, Finding The Winning Edge, that a team needs to generate explosive plays to gain an advantage over their opponent. Walsh described an explosive play as any offensive play that gains 20 or more yards. At the time Walsh wrote that the current stats at the time […]

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Aaron Rodgers Playoff Passing Stats Against Pass Rushers

I thought it would be fun to look at Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers passing stats in the 3 playoff games against different types of rushes. I have the overall totals in the first table and then each game broken down by each time he dropped back in order that it happened. I also logged the […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Against The Playoff Pass Rush Numbers

A few people asked me to compile the numbers versus the different number man pass rushes through the first two playoff games for Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. I have these totaled and then broken down in order that they happened as well as they targeted receiver and defender. Ben Roethlisberger Versus Ravens # Rushers ATT […]

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Jets Pass Rushers & Targeted Defenders In Playoffs Stats

I was asked via email what type of pass rush the Jets used in both of their playoff games thus far against the Colts and Patriots and who they attacked pass defender wise. I have broken down the tape below of both games and included the QB stats against the different pass rusher numbers as […]

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Penalty Report & Officiating Crew For Saturday

By Michael Shouse With the game rapidly approaching us on Saturday, I thought that this week we would take a look at the crew assigned to the Steelers game and look at the Penalty report of each team coming into the game. The crew assigned to this game is headed by Jeff Triplette who wears […]

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Steelers Need Run Right Success Versus Ravens To Win

The Steelers have not had great overall success as a whole running the ball on the Baltimore Ravens this year, but have managed to split the 2 games against them this season. In the two games this season, the Steelers have averaged just 2.79 yards per carry this season on 48 carries by a running […]

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QB Rating: Not As Bad As Advertised?

By David Todd When the NFL\’s complex passer efficiency rating was devised in 1971 it was seen as a kind of Holy Grail. In one number it unlocked the answer to the question of which quarterbacks performed best each year. As an added benefit it could be used to evaluate QBs over their careers and […]

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Steelers 2010 Interception Analysis & Breakdown

I was asked by a reader earlier to do a breakdown of the Steelers interceptions like the one I did on the sacks allowed this year. I had the links handy and believe it or not, Steelers quarterbacks have only thrown 9 total interceptions this year with Ben Roethlisberger only throwing 5 of the 9. […]

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AFC Playoff Team Stats & Ranking Reports

Here are the final regular season offensive and defensive stats and rankings of the 6 AFC playoff teams as we head into the AFC playoffs. AFC Playoff Teams Offense Stats Team YDS/GM YDS/PLY RYDS/GM RYDS/PLY PYDS/GM PYDS/PLY INT RT SKS/ATT 1st/GM BLT 322.9 5.07 114.4 3.76 208.4 6.79 2.04% 8.15% 18.9 IND 380.8 5.6 92.7 […]

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