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Robert Golden, Third Safety, Could See First Start Sunday

There have been a number of occasions during the season thus far in which the Pittsburgh Steelers were short a safety due to injury, requiring a backup to come in to spell the injured starter, usually for a series or two. Of the two starting safeties, they have just one…


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San Diego Chargers’ Defensive 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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Ability To Improvise Separates Ryan Shazier Apart

The absence of second-year inside linebacker Ryan Shazier has been felt over the course of the last two games as he sits out with a shoulder injury, for which he was reportedly back in a sling yesterday after returning to practice. It’s a topic that we have touched on a…


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Shamarko Thomas’ Time Running Out In Pittsburgh

Hard worker. Great story. A player you root for. Those are all facts to describe Shamarko Thomas. His future in Pittsburgh, however, is a much more uncertain. Through the first quarter of the season, Thomas has logged four defensive snaps. They all came in Week One when the Steelers tried…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Rams

Your weekly stats of the weird. Injuries aside, not a lot to offer in a sluggish game. – We’ll start with the score, the most eye-popping weird stat in the box score. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ won 12-6, the first game of that score they’ve ever been involved in, win or…


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Game Rewind: Steelers Vs 49ers Notes

My game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-18 win over the San Francisco 49ers. First Half  – Kick return unit. Front five: Vince Williams, Sean Spence, Ross Ventrone, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden next right behind them. The wedge included Will Johnson, Matt Spaeth, and Roosevelt Nix with…


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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs 49ers

This is the same as the old “Numbers crunch” but with a repackaged title to show the emphasis on the more obscure stats from each game. – Antonio Brown’s 195 yards receiving was the sixth most all-time in franchise history. And believe it or not, only the second-highest total in…