Week 1

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Report: League Will Suspend Patriots QB Tom Brady Next Week

It’s beginning to look more and more like New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will indeed have to serve some kind of suspension during the upcoming season for his believed involvement in the deflation of the footballs prior to last year’s AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts. According to…




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Steelers Vs. Browns Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from a wild Week One Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Second Half – Browns’ first run. Overpursue by Lawrence Timmons. Needs to play inside out. Running back cuts the run back. Ryan Shazier missed the tackle and it turns into a big gain. – Browns…


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Steelers Vs. Browns Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from a wild Week One Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns. First Half – Kick return unit: The five players that made up the front line. Shamarko Thomas, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Antwon Blake. The next two had Michael Palmer…


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Steelers vs. Browns Week 1 Offensive Statistical Breakdown

All of our charting from the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27 win in Week 1 over the Cleveland Browns is now done and I thought you all would like to see some of the detailed offensive stats from that game when it comes to personnel groupings and lineup detail. The first table below should be fairly straightforward….


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Steelers Red Zone Pass Play To Blount Was Called For Bell

If you were surprised to see Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger attempt to connect with running back LeGarrette Blount on a wheel route on second down from the Cleveland Browns 14-yard-line on the opening possession, you’re not alone, as the newcomer has only caught 23 passes in his first four…



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Steelers vs. Browns Week 1 Defensive Statistical Breakdown

We are starting to wrap up our charting of the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27 win in Week 1 over the Cleveland Browns and I thought you would like to see some of the detailed defensive stats from that game. The first table below should be fairly straightforward. These are stats of…


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Audio: Talking Steelers Win Over Browns With Brian Tripp On ESPN 1450 Radio

Monday afternoon I talked to Brian Tripp on ESPN 1450 Radio about the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27 win over the Cleveland Browns Sunday at Heinz Field. We discuss the performance of several Steelers players in the game and quite a few topics are covered. The news about the Baltimore Ravens releasing Ray Rice even breaks during our talk. Throughout…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Browns

By David Todd “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of…



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2014 NFL Week 1 TOX Stats

As usual, I will once again be tracking the TOX stats throughout the 2014 NFL season. This is simple stat, but its 80% win track record is certainly hard to ignore. In case you need a refresher, the TOX stat is a measure of how many explosive plays (20-plus yards)…



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Steelers Vs. Browns: Player Snap Counts Week 1

Below are the player snap counts for the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday regular season opener against the Cleveland Browns, according to the gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our game charting. OFFENSE PLAYER POS OFF SNAPS % ST SNAPS % A.Brown WR 71 100% 7 19% R.Foster…