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Steelers To Wear 1934 Throwbacks Against Lions

Just in case you have forgotten, the Pittsburgh Steelers will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms this coming Sunday for their home game against the Detroit Lions. The Steelers wore the yellow and black striped jerseys last season in the home games against the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens and were 1-1 in those games. […]

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Le’Veon Bell’s First Game Performance Compared To NFL Greats

By Jeremy Hritz There aren’t many bright spots right now for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and it’s uncertain if there will be any sunshine in the remaining games. Yet if there is any player that is giving the team hope for the future, it is rookie running back Le’Veon Bell. While Bell didn’t run for 200 […]

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Time To Tackle The Most Glaring Issue On Defense

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers defense suffered quite an unusual lapse in their loss to the Minnesota Vikings, which was predicated upon a sudden inability to consistently bring down the ball carrier. It really is no secret, since the main culprits during the game were all featured on the highlight reels on the 24-hour […]

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Mike Tomlin Thinks Le’Veon Bell Can Give The Steelers Running Game A Shot In The Arm

If all goes well this week in practice, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell will make his NFL regular-season debut Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London against the Minnesota Vikings. Head coach Mike Tomlin addressed Bell’s situation Tuesday in an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio. “Were excited also about getting Le’Veon Bell back this […]

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Steelers Defense Losing War Of Attrition Against The Run

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers defense against the run thus far has itself in a somewhat curious predicament. Despite the fact that they have allowed just 3.06 yards on the ground per carry and have not relinquished a single run of ten yards or more, they are still losing the war of attrition. Although […]

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2013 NFL Season Prediction Records & Standings

The 2013 NFL season is finally here and it kicks off tonight with the Denver Broncos hosting the Baltimore Ravens on NBC. As I do every year, below are my record and playoff predictions for the 2013 season. As you can see, I give the Dallas Cowboys a lot more respect this season than most. […]

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Mike Tomlin Expects Titans To Use Some Read-Option In Season Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made sure everyone knew Tuesday during his first regular season press conference of the year that Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker is not only mobile, but a perfect candidate to run the read-option Sunday in the season opener at Heinz Field. “He’s got great mobility, he’s got escapability, hes […]

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Knee Subluxation Forced Steelers To Place Rookie DE Nick Williams On Injured Reserve

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive end Nick Williams was placed on injured reserve this past week with an injured knee, and now we know the extent of his injury. According to David Todd of ESPN 970 Radio, Williams, the Steelers seventh-round draft pick back in April, suffered a subluxation of his left knee cap in practice […]

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Guy Whimper: Serviceable Game Day Inactive?

By Matthew Marczi Many fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers were chagrined when the team brought in Guy Whimper for depth along the offensive line, and not without reason. He has given up a lot of sacks in his career, and had been ranked as among the worst starting offensive linemen when he was asked to […]

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Pat Kirwan Thinks Steelers Should Sign Trueblood And Peterman

It’s not a secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers could definitely use some depth on their offensive line. Pat Kirwan, the NFL Insider for CBS Sports and host of “Movin’ the Chains” on SiriusXM NFL Radio knows this and suggested Tuesday on Twitter that the Steelers should consider signing Jeremy Trueblood and Stephen Peterman, both of […]

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CB Cortez Allen And TE David Johnson Expected To Play Against Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers should get two key players back Saturday night in their third preseason game of the season against the Kansas City Chiefs as both cornerback Cortez Allen and tight end David Johnson are in uniform. Allen returned to practice prior to the Monday night game against the Washington Redskins after being sidelined following […]

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Breakdown Of Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Versus Redskins

By Alex Kozora NOTE FROM DAVE: Due to my own confusion, both Alex and Matthew wound up breaking down Marcus Gilbert this week, but I think you will benefit from seeing how two different people viewed his play and overall it was encouraging. A breakdown of all 39 snaps from Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus […]

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A More Positive Take On Marcus Gilbert Against The Redskins

By Matthew Marczi It is probably safe to presume that nobody came away impressed by the starting offensive line for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their performance against the Washington Redskins in the second preseason game. From the easy swim move used to beat center Maurkice Pouncey for a sack to the multiple penalties negating third […]

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Felix Jones To See Action Against Chiefs; LaRod Stephens-Howling Likely Sidelined

Felix Jones has only been a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers for all of one day but that won\’t prevent him from seeing action Saturday night in the third preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs. According to Steelers PR man Burt Lauten on Twitter, Jones is will see the field in some capacity in […]

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What Can Beachum Do For You?

By Matthew Marczi More specifically, what can Kelvin Beachum do for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013? There has been some discussion, fueled by the likes of Ed Bouchette and Dale Lolley, that Beachum has possibly earned the right to start over Marcus Gilbert at right tackle, and they have used shaky reports from camp in […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Punting Battle Is Still Pretty Even Heading Into Saturday Night

The punting battle between Drew Butler and Brian Moorman has been closely contested thus far as the Pittsburgh Steelers now get ready for their third preseason game Saturday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. Head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Friday to give his thoughts on the competition and he let it be known that […]

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Steelers Versus Chiefs: 11 Things To Look For Saturday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday night at Heinz Field in their third preseason game of the season and below are eleven things to look for during the game. Working With A Plan – Head coach Mike Tomlin and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger both have admitted that there was no game plan […]

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Revisiting The February Comments Made By Kevin Colbert About The Running Game

During the 2013 NFL Combine, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was asked in an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio if he was disappointed with the teams running game in 2012 and if it would be an area of priority for him during the offseason. Now, with two preseason games left to be played before […]

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Trying To Make Sense Of The Steelers Trading For Felix Jones

Like many of you, I am still trying to wrap my head around the Pittsburgh Steelers decision Friday to trade for running back Felix Jones. So here are a few theories as to why they decided to. We already know that rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell will be down several weeks with his foot injury, […]

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Breakdown Of Steelers LB Brian Rolle Versus Redskins

By Alex Kozora A play-by-play breakdown of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Brian Rolle versus the Washington Redskins on Monday night. First Drive Snaps: 4 Run: 0 Blitz/Drop: 0/4 Play-by-Play – 1st and 10, :50 2nd. Drops into hook zone (read curl, drive on flat). No one in the area. On checkdown to the back, Rolle doesn’t […]

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Steelers Versus Redskins – Second Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Below is a list of random notes and observations from the second half during the second preseason game for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Washington Redskins. As noted in the game recap, Al Woods took the second-team reps at nose tackle, a clear signal that the Steelers in no way intend to […]

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Steelers Versus Redskins – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Below is a list of random notes and observations from the first half during the second preseason game for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Washington Redskins. Steelers rookie safety Shamarko Thomas looks like he could make a great pair at gunner with cornerback Curtis Brown. On the first punt, Thomas was the […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Progressing Nicely As Third Preseason Game Approaches

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen missed nearly all of training camp after having minor knee surgery several weeks ago, but head coach Mike Tomlin hinted Thursday that the third-year player might be healthy enough to play Saturday night in the third preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, […]

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Breakdown Of Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Versus Redskins

By Alex Kozora A look at Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive end Cameron Heyward Monday night against the Washington Redskins. First Drive Snaps: 4 Run/Pass: 0/4 Play-by-Play – 1st and 10, :50. Heyward enters the game during the Redskins’ two minute offense, reason for the four passes. Stunts with Jarvis Jones on the first play. Loops around […]

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Steelers Optimistic About RB Le\’Veon Bell\’s Injured Foot That Won\’t Require Surgery

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had some encouraging news about injured rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell Thursday during his press conference, but he still isn\’t prepared to give a firm timetable as to when he might be ready to play. “The significant injury that we\’ve been working with the last several days is Le\’Veon […]

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Redman Is Ready To Race Dwyer For The Starting Running Back Job

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman only has two carries so far in the preseason but he still sits perched atop the depth chart alongside rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell, who will now be sidelined several weeks after injuring his right foot in the Monday night game against the Washington Redskins. While he missed the […]

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