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Steelers Must Now Find Out Just How Much Of A Known Commodity Cody Wallace Really Is

During his pre-game press conference last Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about the team’s recent decision to sign offensive lineman Cody Wallace and if his ability to play center was the difference in bringing him in, and the reason why John Malecki was waived to make room for him. “Really, it’s […]

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Jets S LaRon Landry Fined $15,750 For Horse Collar Tackle On Antonio Brown

Yesterday it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons was fined $21,000 for his hit to the head on New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez and today we get word from Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News that Jets safety LaRon Landry has been fined $15,750 for his Sunday horse collar tackle […]

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Fantasy Rewind: Week 2 Versus New York Jets

By Christopher DiMarino Steelers Versus Jets Recap: This was not much of a game. While it started with a competitive edge, the New York Jets didn’t show up in the second half. Even without Troy Polamalu and James Harrison, the Steelers defense looked good. The Steelers offense had a repeat of last week with the […]

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Steelers Passing & Rushing Stats By Personnel Groupings Versus Jets

Below are the passing and rushing stats from the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-10 win over the New York Jets this past Sunday broken down by personnel groupings. While the overall run/pass balance was about even in the game, 13 of the 28 rushes came when the offense used 13 personnel, which is 1 running back and […]

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Dick LeBeau Talks Big Nickel – Says He Looks At Worilds & Carter As The Same

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau was asked about the use of the Big Nickel package that he broke out in the Sunday win over the New York Jets that featured 4 defensive linemen, 2 inside linebackers and 5 defensive backs. LeBeau was asked specifically what his theory behind using it was and why he […]

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Report: Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Fined $21,000 For Hit On Jets QB Mark Sanchez

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been fined $21,000 for his first half hit this past Sunday on New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, according to Joe Starkey of 93.7 The Fan. The play in question happened on 3rd down with 13:51 left in the first half. Sanchez rolled out to the right side and […]

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Breaking Down The Isaac Redman Long Run Versus The Jets

One of the few nice runs that the Pittsburgh Steelers had this past Sunday in their 27-10 over the New York Jets came on the second play of their second drive and it is illustrated in the animated gif below. On 1st & 10 the Steelers offense was in 21 personnel with fullback Will Johnson […]

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Three Emerging Patterns For The Steelers & Ryan Clark’s Guns

By Jeremy Hritz There were many positives to take away from the Pittsburgh Steelers first win of the season against the Jets, yet unquestionably, there are several areas of improvement that if the Steelers can address effectively, will result in a championship caliber team come playoff time. While it is still too early in the […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Jets – Week 2

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday home opening win against the New York Jets. I always like to warn with these stats that Steelers play a whole lot of zone coverage so don\’t get so caught up in completion percentages. The best thing to look at is the length […]

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Steelers Jets Week 2 Defensive Participation Chart

Below are the defensive player, play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 2 game against the New York Jets. Player Notes: Nose tackle Casey Hampton played three times the amount of snaps that Steve McLendon did in this game and I found that a little surprising. Larry Foote missed two plays due […]

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Steelers Offensive Line Breakdown – New York Jets – Week 2

The run blocking in this game was pretty bad and there were only about 4 plays in total where I thought all 5 linemen did their job well at the same time. If it is any consolation, I thought the pass protection overall was good, but a shorter passing game and quicker release by quarterback […]

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Steelers Getting \”Moore\” Out Of Baron Batch

The Pittsburgh Steelers decided not to bring back veteran third down running back Mewelde Moore this offseason and he ultimately signed with the Indianapolis Colts. While Moore was never regarded as being a premier-type running back, his ability to recognize blitzes and pick them up on third down was always a great quality of his. […]

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Steelers Break Out 4-2-5 Big Nickel Versus Jets

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense unveiled a new Big Nickel look on Sunday in their 27-10 win over the New York Jets when they broke out their 4-2-5 personnel group that featured four defensive linemen and no outside linebackers on the field. Head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about this new sub-package grouping on Tuesday during […]

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Steelers Jets Week 2 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player, play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 2 game against the New York Jets. We are now posting the personnel groupings separate and you can see the week 2 numbers here. Player Notes: Running backs Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer nearly had an even split as far […]

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Steelers Still Struggle With Personnel Grouping Changes – The 10 Man Sack

If you have paid close attention to the first two games of the Pittsburgh Steelers this year, you probably have seen some miscommunication at times when trying to switch personnel groupings in and out between plays. This is not too surprising, especially since it is early in the season and they have a new offensive […]

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2012 NFL Week 2 TOX Stats

Week 2 of the 2012 NFL season is in the books and here are the second set of TOX stats for season along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. For the second week in a row teams with a +2 TOX stat went 9-1 overall and that brings […]

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Tuesday – Week 3 – Raiders

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference to talk about the win Sunday over the New York Jets and discuss the upcoming week 3 game against the Oakland Raiders. Below are the talking points along with the audio. Tomlin started by saying the win against the […]

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Steelers Jets Game Rewind: Second Half Notes

I have already posted my first half notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-10 win over the New York Jets and below are my notes from the second half of the game. LaMarr Woodley starts the second half with a good open field tackle on the tight end. A couple of short runs moves the chains […]

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Steelers Jets Game Rewind: First Half Notes

I have finished my first five trips through the game tape of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-10 win over the New York Jets and below are my notes from the first half of the game. The second half notes are being finished now and will be posted shortly. The bubble screen to start to Antonio Brown […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Jets Game Recap Episode

Season 3, Episode 17 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd I get right into recapping the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-10 win Sunday over the New York Jets at Heinz Field. We discuss the prospects of James Harrison, Troy Polamalu and Rashard Mendenhall playing next week against the Oakland Raiders and tell you […]

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Looking At The YAC Allowed In The Steelers 27-10 Win Over The Jets

Last week I noted the poor job the Pittsburgh Steelers did in their opener against the Denver Broncos at tackling the catch as they allowed 126 total YAC in that game. Now of course it did not help that Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas had 70 of those yards on the 1 yard screen pass […]

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Steelers Offensive Personnel Groupings Versus Jets Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat to the New York Jets 27-10 in the home opener Sunday at Heinz Field and now we have our second look at the offense of Todd Halley, and more specifically, the personnel groupings that he has used now in the two games and how each performs down and distance wise year […]

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Jets WR Santonio Holmes Says Replacement Refs Listened To Them

New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes seems to be happy with the officiating in their Sunday loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers and he said as much after the game. The former first round draft pick of the Steelers was quoted after the game as saying, “Those guys are on top of things. They listened […]

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Steelers Must Run Better On Early Downs Moving Forward

One thing that is obviously lacking on offense for the Pittsburgh Steelers through the first two games of the 2012 season is the ability to run the ball well on first and second downs. On first down the running game has produced just 91 yards of offense on 29 carries for a dismal 3.14 yards […]

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Steelers Newest CB DeMarcus Van Dyke Gunning To Impact Special Teams

He is the newest player on the roster of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and many fans think he is undrafted free agent safety Robert Golden because of the number that he wears, but cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke has made an impact on special teams in his first two games wearing the black and gold. The former […]

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Steelers Safety Ryan Clark Makes Presence Felt In His Season Debut

Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Ryan Clark had to wait an extra week to make his 2012 season debut, but he certainly made his presence felt in the Sunday home opener win against the New York Jets. Clark, who was forced to sit out the season opener last Sunday night in the Mile High City because […]

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