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Steelers Bills Second Half Game Notes Recap

I already posted by first half thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-7 win against the Buffalo Bills this past Saturday, but forgot to post my second half notes which you can read below. Both Steve McLendon and Ziggy Hood had easy pressures on the first interception of Vince Young and…



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Kugler Says DeCastro Faces Long Comeback But Thinks He Will Be Back This Year

Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has updated his report from earlier on Monday that stated the Pittsburgh Steelers do not intend on placing rookie right guard David DeCastro on the season ending injured reserve list. Monday after practice head coach Mike Tomlin announced that DeCastro would have surgery on…







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Steelers Offensive Game Notes Versus Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday night at Heinz Field in their second preseason game of the 2012 season. Below are my offensive notes from the game. The first big run by Jonathan Dwyer was a result of great blocking by the offensive line. Willie Colon had…




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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Sunday – Day Nineteen Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers were again back on the Latrobe practice fields on Sunday in preparation for their second preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts next Sunday night at Heinz Field. Sitting out practice on Sunday were running backs Jonathan Dwyer (shoulder), Isaac Redman (groin), punter Jeremy Kapinos (back), tackle Mike…




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Steelers Eagles Preseason Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 1 preseason game loss on Thursday against the Philadelphia Eagles. Player Notes: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger only played one series, 15 plays, as did center Maurkice Pouncey. Running back Isaac Redman and tight end Heath…