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Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. First Half – Tight bunch look on kick coverage. 6×4 formation as opposed to the 5×5 the team normally runs. The unit from left to right: Cortez Allen, Robert Golden, Shamarko Thomas, Terence Garvin, Vince Williams, Sean Spence, Shaun Suisham, […]

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Kozora Video: Technique Differences Between Antwon Blake And Brice McCain

By Alex Kozora A bonus Chalk Talk video this week. Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake was impressive Sunday so we’ll break down one of the incompletions he forced against Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith. We’ll examine his sound technique that made the incompletion possible. We’ll also compare that with a play of Brice McCain […]

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Steelers So Far Getting Away With Playing Nickel Corners Outside

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially unveiled the Munchkin Bunch of cornerbacks in earnest earlier this week in a victory over the rival Baltimore Ravens, in which each of the team’s three corners on the field stood at 5’10 or shorter. How did this come to be, when the Steelers’ two starting cornerbacks at the beginning of […]

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Steelers vs Ravens II First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. On the first play of the game, Cameron Heyward smashed through a double team to make a tackle for loss. A pair of receptions to tight end Owen Daniels, fresh off a minor cleanup on […]

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Antwon Blake Steps Up For Steelers In Sub-Package

After a string of frustratingly inconsistent games from starting cornerback Cortez Allen, the Pittsburgh Steelers made the tough decision to demote him to sub-package duty three games ago against the Houston Texans. The move seemed to make sense at the time. Replacing him in the starting lineup was Brice McCain, who’d spent his entire career […]

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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Ravens

By David Todd The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Baltimore Ravens in their third consecutive nationally-televised game at Heinz Field on a night when they retired Joe Greene’s jersey. They did Mean Joe proud, throttling the visitors 43-23 to raise their record to 6-3. It wasn’t quite a throwback to the dominating days of the […]

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Steelers Film Room: CB Brice McCain Guilty Of Poor Technique Early Against Ravens

When Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen was taken out of the starting lineup several weeks ago, he was replaced by Brice McCain in the base defense. While the Steelers have managed to win their last three games with McCain as the starter, I’m sure they can’t wait to get veteran Ike Taylor back on the […]

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Steelers Defense Limits Explosive Plays In Win Over Ravens

When Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco connected with wide receiver Torrey Smith for a 35 yard touchdown pass with 9:47 left in the first quarter Sunday night, it appeared as though the Pittsburgh Steelers defense was well on their way to allowing several explosive more plays in the game. That didn’t wind up being the […]

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Steelers Vs. Ravens: Winners And Losers From Week 9

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 43-23 Sunday night at Heinz Field to move to 6-3 on the season. Here is just a little sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Feel free to add your own in the comments below that you think I missed. Winners: Ben Roethlisberger – Roethlisberger […]

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Steelers Film Room: Baltimore Ravens Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Brief scouting report on the Baltimore Ravens based off their loss last week against the Cincinnati Bengals. As always, the disclaimer is a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing. This scouting report isn’t the say-all, end-all for the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight. OFFENSE – Joe Flacco was awful. Play in […]

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Steelers CB Antwon Blake Expects To Play Ahead Of Cortez Allen Sunday Night

While Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that he still has confidence in cornerback Cortez Allen after benching him late in the Sunday game against the Indianapolis Colts, it appears as though the struggling defensive back has lost his spot in the nickel sub package for the upcoming game Sunday night against the […]

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Steelers vs Ravens – Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the game with a long drive that ended with a Justin Brown fumble. The Baltimore Ravens proceed to embark on an 85-yard touchdown drive that remains the difference, as the Steelers trail 10-3 heading into the second half. The Ravens received the ball to begin the second half after deferring to start the game. Shaun […]

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Steelers vs Ravens – First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers came out of Week One with a victory and Baltimore Ravens with a loss, they both turned in performances they’d like to forget and move on from. The Steelers relinquished a 24-point halftime lead to the Cleveland Browns before eking out a last-second victory on a field goal, while the Ravens had to come back […]

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Will The Recently Released Steve Smith Land In Baltimore With The Ravens?

On Thursday, the Carolina Panthers released wide receiver Steve Smith in a move that has been anticipated. Smith, a five-time Pro Bowler, will be 35 in May and is coming off of a season that included him catching just 64 passes for 745 yards and four touchdowns. His 11.6 yards per catch average was the […]

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Steelers 2013 Player Evaluations By Position – Safeties

By Alex Kozora A Pittsburgh Steelers player by player recap, grouped by position, reviewing the 2013 season. Looking at the rest of the secondary – the safeties. Troy Polamalu: Troy silenced any naysayers with a strong 2013 season under unusual circumstances. Some expected this to be the start of his swan song; a season to […]

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Ike Taylor Came Off Worse Live Than On Tape Versus The Ravens

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers starting cornerback Ike Taylor has been under fire in recent weeks, and the bullets have been flying equally from the media and amateur critics as well as from opposing quarterbacks. He is being targeted at a rate never before seen in his career, which is why, like William Gay, some […]

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Jason Worilds Continued Pass-Rushing Hot Streak Versus Ravens

By Matthew Marczi As I wrote yesterday, the biggest strides that fourth-year outside linebacker Jason Worilds have made this season are not in his pass rushing skills, even if they are more eye-catching—not to mention more apparent due to his increased playing time. No, his greatest improvement this year has been his assignment discipline and […]

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John Harbaugh Never Thought What Mike Tomlin Did Was Intentional

On Wednesday, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was fined $100,000 by the league for his Thursday night sideline incident involving Baltimore Ravens kick returner Jacoby Jones and that news of course got back to Baltimore quickly. Since the fine was handed down, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has weighed back in on the topic. […]

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Official Ravens Site Releases Raw Sideline Reaction Video Of Jacoby Jones After Kickoff Return

Onward we go with the Mike Tomlin sideline incident that took place Thursday night in the third quarter of the game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens. Did you really think that this wouldn’t pick up steam? Now, the official website of the Ravens has released sideline footage that includes the reaction of […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens – Second Half Notes And Observations – Week 13

By Matthew Marczi On the first snap, Jason Worilds picked up where he left off in his strong run defense, tackling Bernard Pierce from behind before he could break away for what might have gone for a first down otherwise. He nearly got a third sack on Joe Flacco a few plays later, but he […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens – First Half Notes And Observations – Week 13

By Matthew Marczi The decision to run on third and 12 in the beginning of the game seemed stupid at first, until you noticed the way the Ravens were lined up on defense. It was tempting to run through that hole. And it was probably closer to working than you’d think. Mat McBriar had his […]

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Can The Steelers Secondary Improve Over The Final Four Games?

By Jeremy Hritz The momentum has been stifled, and the longest win streak for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 ends at three games, one better than their previous streak of two. If this pattern continues, their next streak will be four in a row, and they could keep their slim playoff possibilities afloat at least […]

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Drive-By-Drive Analysis Reveals Worrying Third-Down Trend For Steelers Defense

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers had ample opportunity to hold the Baltimore Ravens to drive after drive without a scoring attempt. And time after time, they failed to take advantage of those opportunities. The Ravens held the ball on nine occasions. They punted once. They also ended the first and second halves with the […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens Winners And Losers Week 13

On Thursday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers lost 22-20 to the Baltimore Ravens and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below. Winners: Jason Worilds – Worilds has likely made himself a ton of money the last three weeks as once again he […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers Versus Baltimore Ravens – First Half Recap – Week 13

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers will be facing their biggest game of the year on a weekly basis from here on out—provided that they continue to win. The current biggest game of the year comes against their biggest rival in recent history: the Baltimore Ravens. Both teams are 5-6 and coming off key wins. […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 13

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium and below are seven things to watch for in the game. Taylor Made? – Ike Taylor is coming off of his worst two games of the season. In the last two weeks he has given up 14 catches for 328 […]

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