Week 2

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2015 NFL TOX Stats: Weeks 1 & 2

I’ve finally gotten around to tabulating the TOX stats from the first two weeks of the 2015 NFL season and as expected, the plus-two number is alive and well. In Week 1, teams that finished a game with a plus-two or better TOX stat went 8-2 (80%). If you know…



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Steelers Film Room: Offensive Line Play Against 49ers

You don’t have to look far to find an analyst harping on the need for quality offensive line play in today’s NFL. Very few teams have a strong offensive front amongst their starting lineup, and even fewer have quality depth on their roster. The Pittsburgh Steelers have been blessed with…


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Steelers Roethlisberger Named AFC Offensive Player Of The Week

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been named the AFC Player of the Week for Week 2 for his performance Sunday in the team’s 43-18 win over the San Francisco 49ers at Heinz Field. This marks the 12th time during his career that Roethlisberger has won the weekly AFC award…



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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Two

Before a record-breaking crowd, the Pittsburgh Steelers made Heinz Field a field of dreams for their fans by crushing the San Francisco 49ers by a margin of 43-18. With offensive coordinator Todd Haley doing his best impression of Bruce Arians, it was bombs away for the Black and Gold in…


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Steelers Film Room: Shazier Goes Shazam Against 49ers

If you weren’t talking about Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier at your workplace Monday morning, you probably missed Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Shazier, the Steelers former first-round draft out of Ohio State, had the best game of his young career against the 49ers and it included him…




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Steelers Stats: Digging Deeper Into Roethlisberger’s Phenomenal Sunday Passer Rating

Just how good was the game that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger played Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers from a statistical perspective? You probably won’t be very surprised if you saw the game. According to Steelers PR/Media Manager Dom Rinelli, Roethlisberger’s 155.8 QB rating yesterday tied him with Peyton…



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Steelers Roethlisberger, Tuitt Receive Top PFF Grades For Play Against 49ers

Pro Football Focus has now released their initial grades for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday win over the San Francisco 49ers and on the surface there really aren’t any surprises. On offense, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7.0) and wide receiver Antonio Brown (3.4) received the highest grades. Roethlisberger had a…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus 49ers

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their home schedule Sunday at Heinz Field against the San Francisco 49ers on a beautiful late-summer afternoon in front of the largest home crowd in team history. And they delivered. After stalling on the game’s opening drive, the Steelers played virtually flawless football the rest of…


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Steelers Vs. 49ers: Player Snap Counts – Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their 2015 regular season home opener over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field and the player snap counts from the game are now available. Offensively, the only thing that really sticks out is the fact that the Steelers got running back Jordan Todman…


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AFC North Week 2 Recap: Ravens Lone Team To Lose On Sunday

All four AFC North teams have now completed their Week 2 games and only the Baltimore Ravens failed to notch a win. Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Seth Roberts with 26 seconds left to neat the Ravens 37-33. Carr was 7 for 9 for…