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Ike Taylor Calls Steelers’ Secondary Most Physical In NFL

Ike Taylor saying positive things about his Pittsburgh Steelers certainly isn’t going to lead the topic of conversation, but there’s never a dull moment when asked to give his opinion. That’s what he did the other day on NFL Network where he ranked the top three hardest hitting secondaries. After…


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Ravens Receivers Look To Stand Tall This Season

The Baltimore Ravens are probably not entirely sure what their group of wide receivers will look like—and more importantly, perform—for quarterback Joe Flacco in 2016 as he returns from a torn ACL. Steve Smith was supposed to have retired, but chose to come back for one more season after landing…


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Ravens Depending On Joe Flacco To Bounce Back Physically, Mentally

For the Pittsburgh Steelers’ division-rival Baltimore Ravens, the biggest question they may be facing this season is what sort of quarterback they will be getting back in 2016. It wasn’t so long ago that Joe Flacco helped lead the Ravens to their second Super Bowl championship. But his play has…


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Steve Smith On Mike Mitchell: I Will Hunt Him When I Come Back

Like any good feud, the hatred between Steve Smith Sr. and Mike Mitchell doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon. Appearing on ESPN’s Russillo & Kannell yesterday, Smith Sr. was very clear that Mitchell is still on his “list.” “So honestly, I know I’m not playing int he playoffs, but he is…


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Mike Mitchell: Don’t Hate The Player Or The Game

Few people were as outspokenly critical of Mike Mitchell as I was last year, consistently noting the poor angles, shoddy tackling, and over-aggressive nature that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers defense getting beat down the field constantly. Due to Troy Polamalu’s roaming style, Mitchell was often asked to cover a…



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Steelers Film Room: Antwon Blake Vs Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers starting cornerback Antwon Blake has been one of the most widely discussed—or rather debated—players on the roster thus far this season, and with good reason, considering it was a bit of a surprise that he is in the starting lineup at all. But there is plenty of work…


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Steelers Film Room: Lawrence Timmons Vs Ravens

Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been having a rough start to this season after missing most of training camp and the preseason while nursing a turf toe injury. The first three games in particular were somewhat concerning. But he did show some improvement last week against the…


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Steelers Film Room: Sean Spence Vs Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense has been without Ryan Shazier for the past two games, and with the news of him going back into a sling yesterday, there’s reason to wonder if that theme might continue for another week. In his absence, the Steelers, as they did last year, have turned…


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Steelers Film Room: Mike Mitchell Vs Ravens

Would it be striking to hear that Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Mike Mitchell has been one of the team’s top performers on defense through the first quarter of this season? Surprising as it may be based on his first year with the team, and especially in light of the amount…


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Steelers vs. Ravens: 8 Interesting Over/Under Prop Bet Lines

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field in a few more hours from now and in the meantime, I thought we would have some fun with a few of the over/under proposition bet lines that come courtesy of Bovada. You can see the full list of…


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Steelers Vs. Ravens: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the winless Baltimore Ravens Thursday night at Heinz Field and they’ll be looking to notch their third consecutive win after losing their regular season opener. With starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger now sidelined for the immediate future with a left MCL sprain that he suffered last…


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Baltimore Ravens Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…