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Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From Week 9 – Patriots

Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday 55-31 loss to the New England Patriots along with some observations Backup tight end Michael Palmer saw three snaps on offense and David Paulson saw zero. That certainly tells you what they think of Paulson right now. Even though he was demoted, Jarvis Jones played […]

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Steelers LB Vince Williams Leaves Patriots Game With A Concussion

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Vince Williams has left the game against the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter with an apparent concussion. Williams went to the locker room and was replaced by Stevenson Sylvester, who has yet to play a defensive snap this season. Williams had registered just three total tackles in the game […]

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Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Raiders

By Alex Kozora The weekly breakdown between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Starting kick coverage in no particular order. Terence Garvin, Robert Golden, Shamarko Thomas, Will Johnson, Stevenson Sylvester, Jarvis Jones, Will Allen, Antwon Blake, Cortez Allen, and William Gay. – On kick returns. Garvin, […]

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Help, Health Wanted Along The Offensive Line

By Matthew Marczi Ever since the inexplicable scene two weeks ago in which the newly-acquired tackle Levi Brown injured himself during pre-game warmups, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has gone against his own grain and dressed eight offensive linemen on game day. Did the shock of having just Guy Whimper as a reserve lineman […]

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Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Ravens

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers win over the Baltimore Ravens. Apologies for not having anything last week. My Coaches Film and immune system were not cooperating. Please be merciful, Steelers Depot commenters. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Kick return unit. Shamarko Thomas, Vince Williams, Stevenson Sylvester, Terence Garvin, and Antwon […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens Week 7 – Second Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi As much as Lawrence Timmons has been criticized and scrutinized over the years, nobody is a tougher critic of his play than himself. He appears disgusted with himself after tripping up Ray Rice for a two-yard gain when he was looking to hold the back to no gain. The wide angle that […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens GIFs: Polamalu Leaps, Moye Climbs & Sylvester Smacks

Here are a few animated gifs from the Pittsburgh Steelers 19-16 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Safety Troy Polamalu nearly timed the Ravens game-tying extra point snap perfect as he leapt over the line in a single bound. Wide receive Derek Moye had a leaping 19 yard catch on third down early in the second […]

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Steelers LB Sean Spence Not Guaranteeing Anything Upon His Return To Practice

As expected, Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Sean Spence practiced Wednesday for the first time since severely injuring his left knee 14 months ago in the 2012 preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. “It felt good,” said Spence after practice. “It held up pretty solid. I have to look at the film to get a better […]

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Steelers Versus Jets – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi As great a game as Heath Miller may have had against the Minnesota Vikings, he struggled some in this one, particularly as a pass blocker. Not just the sack, but failing to get a commanding angle out on a screen on multiple occasions. First play of the game is a perfect example. […]

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Could Special Teams Have Played A Role In Kion Wilson’s Release

By Matthew Marczi After the Pittsburgh Steelers quickly realized that they were better-served turning the inside linebacker spot over to rookie Vince Williams, the primary responsibility for Kion Wilson once again shifted back to special teams, which is what got him a spot on the active roster in the first place. Earlier this week, the […]

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Steelers Sign LB Kion Wilson To Practice Squad; Release LB Alan Baxter

The Pittsburgh Steelers made one practice squad move on Friday as linebacker Kion Wilson was signed and linebacker Alan Baxter was released. Wilson was waived earlier this week when the team signed linebacker Stevenson Sylvester back to the roster. Wilson might be a littler banged up right now after suffering a hamstring injury in the […]

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Taking A Look At Vince Williams’ First Career Start

By Matthew Marczi Although Vince Williams had somewhat of a rocky game against the Minnesota Vikings, it is fair to point out that it was, of course, his first career start, and just the third game of his career (he was inactive in the season opener). Since that last game, Williams has been officially upgraded […]

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Steelers Addition Of Sylvester And Allen Is Indeed A Message, Just Not The One Most Think It Is

The Pittsburgh Steelers are obviously trying to send a message with the signing of linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and safety Will Allen to the roster this week, but that message is not the one several are trying to portray it as being. The message is that they need healthy, experienced bodies that can play on special […]

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Report: Recently Released S Will Allen Spotted Wednesday At Steelers Facility

Color me a bit shocked. According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, safety Will Allen was spotted at the Pittsburgh Steelers facility on Wednesday just one day after he was released by the Dallas Cowboys. The Steelers had a chance to re-sign Allen during the offseason, but chose not to and the veteran safety […]

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Steelers Sign LB Stevenson Sylvester; Waive LB Kion Wilson

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a few roster moves on Wednesday as linebacker Stevenson Sylvester was signed back to the team and linebacker Kion Wilson was waived to make room for him. We have signed LB @SSylvester55 and released LB Kion Wilson. pic.twitter.com/fq5OPRiYDO — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) October 9, 2013 Sylvester was originally drafted by the […]

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Report: Steelers Worked Out Former LB Stevenson Sylvester This Week

According to the National Football Post, the Pittsburgh Steelers worked out former linebacker Stevenson Sylvester this week. Sylvester was released by the team prior to the start of the regular season after he recovered from an ankle injury suffered in the preseason opener against the New York Giants. Sylvester, who was drafted by the Steelers […]

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The More, The Better For Vince Williams In Adjusting To Pro Speed

By Matthew Marczi The signs all seem to be pointing toward rookie linebacker Vince Williams edging ever closer to being anointed the starter for the Pittsburgh Steelers, which could happen as early as this Sunday in London against the Minnesota Vikings. He is certainly not worrying himself over it, however. Even though he has played […]

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Rookies Should See Uncommon Amount Of Work On Defense Tonight

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers appear poised to get more use out of their defensive rookies than they have in a long time tonight as they take on James Harrison and the Cincinnati Bengals. One of those young defensive players will be Harrison’s replacement, and the team’s first draft selection this year, outside linebacker […]

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Steelers Could Get Creative In Replacing Foote

By Matthew Marczi With Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Larry Foote being lost for the season after suffering a ruptured bicep during the team’s opening week loss to the Tennessee Titans, do not be surprised if you see the team try out some creative solutions to fill in the gap as the season goes on. Of […]

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Steelers Versus Titans – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi One of the first things that I took notice of early on was just how frequently Todd Haley varied his personnel from play to play. On first down, he went with the 12 personnel with Isaac Redman the lone back and David Paulson lined up to the right of Kelvin Beachum, who […]

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Steelers May Turn To Rookie Vince Williams To Replace Larry Foote In Starting Lineup

By Matthew Marczi Following the ruptured biceps injury suffered by Pittsburgh Steelers starting inside linebacker Larry Foote, who was just placed on injured reserve, it goes without saying that the team must turn to somebody else now at the position after Foote played nearly every snap just a season ago. In Sunday’s loss, Kion Wilson […]

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Report: Steelers Might Bring Back LB Stevenson Sylvester With Larry Foote Now Out For Season

According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Steelers still might re-sign inside linebacker Stevenson Sylvester to replace injured linebacker Larry Foote, who was placed on injured reserve Monday with a torn bicep. Despite signing K Graham, Steelers still might re- sign Stevenson Sylvester to replace Foote. — Gerry Dulac (@gerrydulac) September 9, […]

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Larry Foote’s Injury Could Open The Door For Return Of McFadden, Sylvester

By Matthew Marczi With the news that Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Larry Foote may very well be lost for  the rest of the season followed a ruptured bicep suffered in the team’s opening game loss to the Tennessee Titans, there may very well be a roster move in the near future to bring back one […]

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Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Terence Garvin Makes Me A Liar

By Matthew Marczi With the move Tuesday to call up rookie undrafted free agent linebacker Terence Garvin from the practice squad after placing tight end Matt Spaeth on short-term IR, the young man has officially made me a liar. Well, not exactly, but his inclusion onto the roster negates one observation that I made after […]

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Steelers Preseason Depth Chart Offered Clues Regarding Final Roster And Practice Squad

By Matthew Marczi Who would have thought that preseason depth chart moves actually meant something? The Pittsburgh Steelers discretely made a couple of depth chart moves throughout training camp, and it turns out that a lot of them stuck, two of which I previously noted. First, it was cornerback Isaiah Green moving ahead of Josh […]

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Steelers Lack Of Experienced Depth At Inside Linebacker Is A Big Concern

Last season, inside linebackers Larry Foote and Lawrence Timmons played in all 16 games for the Pittsburgh Steelers and both very rarely came off of the field. Now that the roster has been trimmed down to 53 players, the Steelers primary backups to both those players are rookie Vince Williams and Kion Wilson. Williams, who […]

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