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2015 NFL Combine DB True Heights

As we did with the wide receivers several weeks ago, we’ll break down my “true heights” for the 2015 NFL Draft defensive back class. A refresher. True height combines a prospect’s regular height, arm length, and vertical. In theory, if a player fully extended straight into the air, you’d find…


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PFF Not High On Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson

I recently broke down several games that Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson played over the course of the last three seasons and in those posts I believe I highlighted several plays in which he missed tackles. Now, thanks to a study done by Pro Football Focus, we have a missed…




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Steelers 2014 Final Offensive Charting Notes

As we did for the defense, the notable offense takeaways from our charting. Special thanks to Nick Richetta for collecting the data for the offense during the year. A tedious task but worth it in the end. From the regular season, excluding the “no plays,” the Pittsburgh Steelers had 1068…


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Steelers Defensive Rankings Under Dick LeBeau 2004-2014

Dick LeBeau had quite a run during his second stint as the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator. As you can see in the year-by-year defensive rankings below, LeBeau was at or near the top in several statistical categories several times during his 11 years in Pittsburgh. LeBeau’s defenses in 2008 and…


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Steelers 2014 Final Defensive Charting Notes

As we’ve done sporadically throughout the season, we’ll go through our final master defensive chart for the final time. We’ll highlight some of the most interesting tidbits the charting told us. Sorted by position below. If you are curious about a stat/figure that you don’t see below, feel free to…



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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Ravens Sack Breakdown

Breaking down the five sacks allowed in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Wildcard loss to the Baltimore Ravens. 2nd and 10, 9:51 1st. Shotgun, 01 personnel. Steelers block with just their five lineman against a four man Ravens’ rush. Ben Roethlisberger’s first read is to hit Heath Miller on a quick out…


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Steelers vs. Ravens: Player Snap Counts AFC Wild Card Game

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Wild Card Game, according to the NFL official gamebook. As usual, we will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. These…





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Is Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger A Bad Mudder?

The current weather forecast are calling for it to be rainy and cold Saturday night for the AFC Wild Card Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens. With that in mind, I thought we would take a look at how Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has played during his…


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2014 Steelers Final Sack Breakdown

With Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger not sacked for the third time in 2014, there isn’t a sack breakdown to walk through against the Cincinnati Bengals. But since this is the end of the regular season, we’ll take one last look at it and attack it in a couple different…