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The Steelers Defense Can’t Allow The Lions Big Three To YAC All Over The Place

On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense will be asked to slow down a potent Detroit Lions passing attack that includes a wide receiver Calvin Johnson, running back Reggie Bush and tight end Brandon Pettigrew as those three players have accounted for 51.5% of the team receptions so far this year and 54.4% of the total […]

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Steelers Must Improve Their First Quarter And Red Zone Offense Moving Forward

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense is still struggling in two key areas as they enter their game this coming Sunday against the Detroit Lions and if those areas do not improve in that game, they will surely suffer their seventh loss of the season. Through the first nine games of the 2013 season, the Steelers offense […]

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2013 NFL Week 10 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With their win Sunday over the Buffalo Bills, the Pittsburgh Steelers made a tiny jump forward in their ANY/A differential stat, but they still rank 19th overall in the league as you can see below in the year to date numbers after 10 weeks worth of games. The three teams that they have beaten this […]

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Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From Week 10 – Bills

Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday 23-10 win over the Buffalo Bills along with some observations. Once again, backup tight end Michael Palmer saw the field as an extra tight end and although he did dress for the game, David Paulson saw no playing time on offense. Veteran safety Will Allen […]

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2013 NFL Week 9 TOX Stats

Week 10 begins Thursday night and below are your weekly TOX stats from Week 9 along with the year to date numbers. The weekly plus two TOX stat or better number finished 8-2 (80.0%) in Week 9 and that of course is the expected percentage. The year to date record for the plus two teams […]

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2013 NFL Week 9 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

You don’t need the ANY/A stats to know just how bad the 2013 season is going for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but just in case you do, below are the differential stats through the week nine games. The Steelers have been trending in the wrong direction the last few weeks and are now in jeopardy of […]

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LaMarr Woodley Continues Career-Best Pace As Pass Rusher

By Matthew Marczi LaMarr Woodley did not register a sack for the second straight week after reeling off one per game for five straight weeks, but that doesn’t mean that he failed to bring the pressure when presented the opportunity. In fact, he probably would have had a sack had Cameron Heyward not gotten to […]

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Steelers Defensive Woes Against The Patriots Can Be Traced Back To First Downs

In the Pittsburgh Steelers 55-31 loss Sunday to the New England Patriots, the defensive woes can generally be traced back to their poor play on first down. The Patriots offense ran 38 plays on first down for a 10.71 average per play and 15 of those plays produced 10 first downs and five touchdowns. Per […]

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Steelers Fantasy Stat Projections Versus Patriots – Week 9 – 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the New England Patriots Sunday at Gillette Stadium and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players for this week. Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger – 35 attempts, 27 completions, 301 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 […]

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2013 NFL Week 8 TOX Stats

Week 8 is now way behind us and Week 9 gets underway in just a little bit. Below are your weekly TOX stats along with the year to date numbers. We knew a correction had to be on the way and we finally got one as the teams with a plus two TOX stat or […]

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2013 NFL Week 8 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Below are the ANY/A differential stats through the week eight games and while the Pittsburgh Steelers are back in positive territory, the offense has regressed. While the defensive ANY/A number has improved slightly, it shows the fault of this stat as it does not take into account rushing stats. While the Steelers defense only allowed […]

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Steelers Still On Pace To Set New Franchise Low In Rushing Yardage

Through their first seven games of the 2013 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have just 481 yards rushing and that is the worst seven game start the franchise has ever had. After the Steelers ran for a season-high 141 yards against the Baltimore Ravens, things were looking up, but their 35 yard team-rushing output in the […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Is On A Record Pace Through Seven Games

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off to a 2-5 start through seven games played and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is on both a career and franchise record pace. Those records, however, are ones that the Steelers don’t want him breaking as it involves the amount of times he’s been sacked in a single season. Heading into the […]

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Steelers Fantasy Stat Projections Versus Raiders – Week 8 – 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Oakland Raiders Sunday at the O.co Coliseum and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players for this week. Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger – 33 attempts, 24 completions, 273 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 […]

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Stopping The Raiders Running Game Includes Stopping QB Terrelle Pryor

One of the biggest chores that the Pittsburgh Steelers defense will have this coming Sunday against the Oakland Raiders will be stopping the run. Not only will they have to focus on shutting down running backs Darren McFadden and Rashad Jennings, they will have quarterback Terrelle Pryor to worry about as well. Pryor leads the […]

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2013 NFL Week 7 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Below are the ANY/A differential stats through the week seven games and if you look back to week six, you will see that despite the win Sunday over the Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers actually slipped back into the negative side. The failure of the Steelers offense to score seven points when they get into […]

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2013 NFL Week 7 TOX Stats

Week 7 is now way behind us and week 8 gets underway this evening. Below are your weekly TOX stats along with the year to date numbers. The TOX stat teams with a plus two or better number finished 7-2 (77.8%) and that again was a little lower than I expected it to be. The […]

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Antonio Brown On Pace To Break Steelers Single Season Reception Record

Six games into the 2013 season, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has registered 47 catches for 548 yards and that is the most in the history of franchise during that span of time dating back to 1960. Should he stay on his current pace, Brown will shatter the Steelers all-time single season reception record […]

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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 win over the New York […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Grades Out Very Well For Play Against Ravens Per PFF

While you probably don’t need them to confirm this for you, but Pro Football Focus thinks the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line had their best game of the season Sunday in the win over the Baltimore Ravens. David DeCastro, Guy Whimper, Kelvin Beachum, Mike Adams, Ramon Foster and Fernando Velasco all graded out with positive scores, […]

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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 the red zone and for […]

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Steelers Offense Had A Lot Of Success On First Down In Win Over Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 19-16 Sunday at Heinz Field and their ability to move the ball on first down played a big part in it. When you exclude the kneel down by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger at the end of the first half and the final run by running back Le’Veon Bell which […]

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Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From Week 7 – Ravens

Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday win over the Baltimore Ravens along with some observations Mike Adams played 20 snaps with the majority of coming as an end of the line tight end. He did fill in for Guy Whimper for a few plays at right tackle when he was dinged. […]

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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 record for the plus two […]

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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 is 2.5 grade points higher […]

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2013 NFL Week 6 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

A few weeks ago, I promised I would start posting the league ANY/A differential stats after the Pittsburgh Steelers fifth game and below are the results following the conclusion of week six. I like to use these stats as my own personal power rankings as I believe it to be a good measurement for each […]

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