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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Raiders

An insane game only deserves equally insane statistics. I hope I can do it justice. – The Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders have been playing for 45 years. Today’s 38-35 contest was the second highest-scoring matchup between the two, only surpassed by the Raiders 45-34 victory in 1980. – Let’s…


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Steelers Film Room: Oakland Raiders’ 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…


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Ben Roethlisberger Looks To Enter 40,000 Yard Passing Club On Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will get quarterback Ben Roethlisberger back on Sunday for their home game against the Cincinnati Bengals and the veteran is almost certain to pass at least one statistical milestone in that contest. For starters, Roethlisberger needs 31 passing yards Sunday to become the 16th passer in NFL…


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Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ 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…



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Steelers Defense Embracing Sub-Packages Under Keith Butler

Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau was certainly not averse to new ideas on the defensive side of the ball. After all, there are many staple features of today’s defenses that are rooted in some of LeBeau’s own innovations and refinements in years past. One principle that he remained…



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Steelers Secondary Preparing For Huge Test Monday Night

Before the regular season began, many NFL pundits were already speculating that the Pittsburgh Steelers may feature the worst secondary in the league. After Week 1 and Tom Brady’s four passing touchdowns, the speculation became an almost certainty. Not only could no one matchup with Rob Gronkowski or Julian Edelman…



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Steelers’ Output Matched What They Saw In Week One

It was a day for reversals. Most importantly, of course, on the scoreboard. That’s the only place that really matters. But beyond what is considered vital, the Steelers of Week 2 looked like the New England Patriots of Week One. Maybe they picked up tips on the Patriots’ radio broadcast?…


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Steelers Film Room: Lawrence Timmons Week 1

Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons had a disappointing showing on opening night, allowing a touchdown in coverage and missing two tackles, the second nearly leading directly to another touchdown. He struggled to get off blocks consistently, and played a game largely lacking aggression. But he is still the only…


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Steelers Communication Woes Unlikely To Repeat In Week 2

It doesn’t take me to tell you communication was one of the biggest issues that loomed over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Thursday night’s loss. The Australians over on The Guardian live blog could have told you something was amiss. Things will get better. And it isn’t just me looking through a…


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Steelers vs. Patriots: Tom Brady’s Week 1 Passing Chart

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady completed 25 of the 32 passes that he attempted Thursday night in his team’s win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and while he did throw for 288 yards in the game, most of his throws traveled less than 10 yards in the air past the…



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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their season opener 28-21 to the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts in the inaugural game of the 2015 NFL season. The overturning of Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension in relation to DeflateGate was the major storyline…