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Kozora Chalk Talk Video: Le’Veon Bell And The Steelers Power O

By Alex Kozora Back at it with another edition of Chalk Talk. Football purists will love this one. The Pittsburgh Steelers ran for 206 yards Monday night against the Tennessee Titans and the Power O concept helped seal the victory. Today, we’ll break down the concept on a Le’Veon Bell 10 yard run late in […]

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Contrary To Popular Belief, Steelers Are Throwing Deep Quite A Bit This Season

If you think the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t throw deep down the field enough this season, you might be interested in the stats that I compiled below. Through their first 11 games of the season, the Steelers have thrown a pass that has traveled 15 or more yards past the line of scrimmage 81 times and […]

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No Waiver Claims Put In For Former Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount

On Tuesday the Pittsburgh Steelers waived disgruntled running back LeGarrette Blount less than 24 hours after he decided to walk off of the field prior to the game ending Monday night against the Tennessee Titans and according to reports, no team decided he was worth claiming off of waivers. Former Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount went […]

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Mike Tomlin Says Newly Promoted RB Josh Harris Is ‘Deserving Of An Opportunity’

The Pittsburgh Steelers promoted rookie undrafted running back Josh Harris from their practice squad to their 53 man roster following the waiving Tuesday of running back LeGarrette Blount and on Wednesday head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to talk about what the Wake Forest product brings to the table. “Inside stadiums I don’t have much […]

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Opportunity In Hand, Steelers RB Josh Harris Can No Longer Play The Blame Game

After the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to cut ties Tuesday with running back LeGarrette Blount as a result of him walking off of the field before the end of the Monday night game against the Tennessee Titans, they filled his spot on the roster by promoting running back Josh Harris from the practice squad. Now, with […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Hopes To Get Green Light From Doctors On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers hope to get several injured players on the defensive side of the football back after the bye week and one of those players is veteran cornerback Ike Taylor, who has been sidelined since Week 3 with a broken forearm. According to Missi Matthews of steelers.com, Taylor said Wednesday that he is scheduled […]

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Heath Miller Key In Improved Steelers Running Game

Two years ago, in his first year under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s system, veteran tight end Heath Miller was having arguably the best season of his career all around, being pass catching to blocking. After he suffered a knee injury in the penultimate game of the 2012 season, he was able to come back […]

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Midseason Hindsight: Reviewing Steelers Free Agent Signings

The Pittsburgh Steelers were bigger players in free agency this offseason than they had been in several years, dipping into the talent pool and coming away with a number of players at varying contract levels, destined for all sorts of roles within the team. Some of those signings have admittedly worked better than others. In […]

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Splash Plays Have Been Even Tougher To Come By On The Road

The Pittsburgh Steelers failed to record a single turnover in either of their first two games. Over the course of the next seven, however, they turned things around and nearly averaged two per game, with a total of 13 interceptions and fumbles recovered. Over the last two games, there’s been just one turnover, while the […]

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Snap Counts For Steelers Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Moving In Wrong Direction

As the Pittsburgh Steelers enter their bye week, a quick look at the team snap counts after the first 11 games reveals that rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt has seen the field on defense 143 times. That might be fine if Tuitt’s snap were on the rise over the course of the last four games, […]

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2013 NFL Week 12 & 13 TOX Stats

Below are the TOX stats from Week 12 and Week 13 along with the new year to date totals heading into the weekend of Week 14. In Week 12, the teams with a plus two TOX differential went 8-2 (80.0%). In Week 13, those plus two teams combined to go 10-3 (76.9%). The year to […]

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Report: Steelers CB William Gay Fined $15,750 For Hitting Browns QB Jason Campbell In The Head

According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay was fined $15,750 for unnecessary roughness on Cleveland Browns quarterback Jason Campbell when “he unnecessarily delivered a forcible blow to his opponent’s head and neck.” NFL fines Willie Gay $15,750 for unnecessary roughness on Campbell. "He unnecessarily delivered a forcible blow to […]

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Heath Miller Showed Well Against The Browns

By Matthew Marczi Redemption had been a recurring pattern for the Steelers against the Browns this game. Heath Miller had been having his recent struggles as much as anybody, so it was important for him to rebound with a clean game, and he did, both blocking and receiving. Early in the first quarter, Miller brought […]

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Fernando Velasco May Have Played His Best Game Of The Year Against Cleveland

By Matthew Marczi Perhaps nobody on the Steelers has benefited more from the newly-administered quick passing game that has dominated the past two games than center Fernando Velasco. While he was a good pick-up during the season as a plug-and-play center, the reality is that he has not been anything more than competent for the […]

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Jason Worilds Played A Complete Game Against The Browns

By Matthew Marczi It’s been no secret that fourth-year outside linebacker Jason Worilds has really begun to come into his own over the course of the last two games. He registered nearly double-digit pressures this week against the Cleveland Browns despite not actually registering a sack, but he did bring down their quarterbacks—both of them—seven […]

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Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Browns

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Cleveland Browns. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Kick return unit. Front dive. Vince Williams, Kion Wilson (now wearing #48), Chris Carter, Terence Garvin, Antwon Blake. David Paulson/Michael Palmer the next two and Al Woods/Cam Heyward forming the wedge. Jonathan […]

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Breakdown Of Steelers NT Al Woods Versus Browns

By Alex Kozora A play-by-play breakdown of the snaps played by nose tackle Al Woods against the Cleveland Browns. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Drive Snaps: 2 Run/Rush: 0/1 Play-by-Play 1. 1st and 10, 8:41 1st. LE in 34. Just three man rush. RT/TE block him 2. 1st and 10, 8:41. LE. False […]

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David DeCastro Earned Some Redemption After Recent Struggles

By Matthew Marczi Second-year guard David DeCastro was hitting his stride entering the Oakland Raiders game earlier this season when he suffered an ankle injury, forcing him to miss the following game against the New England Patriots. When he returned to play against the Buffalo Bills, he did not quite look the same, and if […]

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Troy Polamalu Back To Normal Against The Browns

Matthew Marczi Redemption was a big theme this week, with several players that have struggled the past couple weeks having somewhat of a bounce back game against the Cleveland Browns. Perhaps nobody needed, nor had, a bigger turnaround than Troy Polamalu. Against both the run and the pass, Polamalu was all over the field, occasionally […]

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Will Allen Allows Steelers To Get Their Money’s Worth Out Of Quarters Package

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen may have spent the past three seasons on the team, but he has only been there this year for a few weeks. He is not even a starter; in fact, he is a dime back. So if we are writing about him for a second consecutive week, […]

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In Case You Missed It: A Look At A Few Key Plays Against The Browns

We have a few breakdowns from the Pittsburgh Steelers win over the Cleveland Browns coming up soon, but in the meantime, I wanted to point out a few things that you may have missed in the game. With the Steelers up 20-3 in the fourth quarter, the offense was faced with a third and seven […]

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Steelers Versus Browns – Week 12 – Second Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Much of the third quarter was owned by Will Allen. He ended the Browns’ first drive with a tackle on Greg Lloyd a yard shy of the first down. Antonio Brown may have saved Ben Roethlisberger an interception on his deep pass that fluttered toward the sideline. Brown got a hand on […]

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Steelers Versus Browns – Week 12 – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Those bubble screen passes never work—except when they do. It’s so easy to complain about a particular play call when you simply ignore when they work—or don’t realize that it is what it is when it actually works. The Steelers start off the game with an effective screen to Emmanuel Sanders for […]

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David Todd: Quick Thoughts – Steelers Versus Browns

By David Todd This one was a laugher. Behind a defense that forced four turnovers, registered five sacks and scored its first touchdown of the season the Steelers rolled to an easy 27-11 win over the Browns at a cold and blustery First Energy Stadium in Cleveland. Despite playing without starters Brett Keisel and LaMarr […]

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2013 NFL Week 12 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

I know that you have all been waiting with baited breath for the weekly ANY/A differential stats now that week 12 is over and below are your updated year to date totals. I can’t help myself, I love this stat and the TOX stat too much not to track it. As has been the case […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Browns Game Recap & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 49 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right into breaking down and recapping the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-11 win Sunday over the Cleveland Browns. We go over the play on both sides of the football and even address a few clock management issues in the game […]

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