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New Steelers K Garrett Hartley Better On Grass Than On Turf

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran kicker Garrett Hartley on Tuesday to replace injured kicker Shaun Suisham and while the 29-year-old has been erratic at times during his long career with the New Orleans Saints, he appears to be somewhat reliable on grass. According to Brett Huston of Stats.com, Hartley has…


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Steelers Roethlisberger Best In League Last Season When Under Pressure

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was certainly great at picking defenses apart last season when he had time in the pocket. With that said, it probably won’t come as shock to you to learn that he was even better last season while under pressure. According to charting done by Pro…


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Steelers Le’Veon Bell Is Fourth-Best Red Zone RB In League, Per NFL.com

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers offense struggled last season inside the red zone, NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks ranked running back Le’Veon Bell fourth in the league as far as red zone performance goes in a recent article. Brooks writes: Some might say it’s a little premature to anoint Bell as one of the…




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Can Two Steelers Wide Receivers Each Top 1,300 Yards In 2015?

While the 2014 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense was certainly productive at moving the football, the 2015 version is expected to be even better. In fact, if things go as planned and the key pieces stay healthy, the team could have two wide receivers exceed 1,300 or more receiving…


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Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams Has An Explosive Past

The Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely need three solid starts at the beginning of the 2015 season out of veteran running back DeAngelo Williams unless starter Le’Veon Bell has his suspension reduced via the appeal process. Even though he’s now on the wrong side of 30, Williams doesn’t have…


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Steelers T Kelvin Beachum Is An Underrated Run Blocker

There’s been a lot of talk about Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Kelvin Beachum as of late as it relates to him possibly having his contract extended prior to the start of the 2015 season. For those set of fans that are against Beachum receiving an extension, the common narrative attached to…


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Steelers Antonio Brown Is Money On Third Down

Over the course of the last two seasons, no player in the NFL has caught more passes than Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown. Even so, many analyst still don’t view him as the best player at his position currently in the game. When you dig deeper into Brown’s stats…



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Steelers First Down Success Study: 2007-2014

We’ve done a comprehensive review of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive struggles on first down way back in January. We’ll flip the script today and examine the team’s offense and its remarkable recent improvements. First down effectiveness is being judged on two levels. Yards per play and first down percentage. We’ll…


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Markus Wheaton’s 2014 Reception Chart

Being as there has been quite a bit of discussion about Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton over the course of the last few days, I thought I would make graphic for you to show where his catches took place last season. It seems like many of you remember him…


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Steelers Want WR Markus Wheaton To Improve His YAC In 2015

I dedicated one of my Thursday posts to a few receiving stats from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 season and in it I included the average yards after catch numbers. If you read that post, you probably noticed that wide receiver Markus Wheaton had a very low YAC average last season…


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Steelers 2014 Yards Per Target Past LOS Stats

I have been busy playing around with our game charting from last season and in doing so, I thought you might be interested in seeing some numbers related to the Pittsburgh Steelers passing game that revolve mostly around yards per target past the original line of scrimmage. As you can…


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Three Areas Where Martavis Bryant Can Improve His Game In 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant had a very productive rookie campaign that culminated with him registering 26 regular-season catches for 549 yards and eight touchdowns. However, if the Clemson product expects to build on those numbers in his second season, he’ll have to continue to prove this year that…