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Steelers Make Roster Moves – Trim To 75

The Pittsburgh Steelers trimmed their roster to 75 players today releasing 14 and waiving linebacker Mortty Ivy injured. The team also gave kicker Shaun Suisham an early vote of confidence as they released kicker Danny Hrapmann. None of the other names on the list are surprising as the team works…



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Steelers Defensive Game Notes Versus Colts

I have already posted the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive notes for their 26-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts and below are my defensive notes from the game. Brett Keisel on the Steelers first defensive snap had great recognition of running back screen and blew it up. Great pressure by LaMarr Woodley…





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Steelers Eagles Preseason Defensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the defensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 1 preseason game loss on Thursday against the Philadelphia Eagles along with a few observations I made. Player Notes: The first thing to note is that LaMarr Woodley, Larry Foote, Troy Polamalu, Ryan Clark, Ike…


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Steelers Defense Game Notes Against Eagles

Earlier I posted my initial thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers offense in their 24-23 loss Thursday night to the Philadelphia Eagles and below are my initial notes on what I observed defensively that stuck out in the game. I plan on doing more in depth analysis on the young linebackers…



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Can I Get A Bigger Corner?

By Christina Rivers A decade of big-target receivers could change how teams choose and train their defensive backs.  Everyone talks about Larry Fitzgerald at 6\’3″ (218), and Calvin Johnson at 6\’5″ (236) isn\’t surprisingly named after one of the tallest Transformers (Megatron).  It isn\’t just their height that is imposing, but their athletic ability. …



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Steelers Announce 6 More Players Signed To Future Contracts

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially made several future contract signings official today that I had previously reported along with a few players that had not yet surfaced. Officially signed now to future contracts are quarterback Troy Smith, cornerback Walter McFadden, wide receiver Tyler Beiler, wide receiver David Gilreath, wide receiver Derrick…