Week 6

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Steelers Averaging 3.6 Wide Receiver Screens Per Game Heading Into Week 6

For several years now, fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have criticized the use of wide receiver screens when it comes to talking about the offense. That criticism is not unique to offensive coordinator Todd Haley, however, as Bruce Arians was also heavily ridiculed for using wide receiver screens during his…

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Tomlin Thinks Moore’s Spike Sunday Was Frustration Related

During the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-9 win Sunday over the Jacksonville Jaguars, veteran wide receiver Lance Moore was penalized five yards for delaying the game as a result of him spiking the football following a 26-yard catch on third down with 11:09 left in the third quarter. Moore then proceeded to…

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Browns Open As Two Point Favorites Over Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will go back on the road again in Week 6 as they will play the Cleveland Browns Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns, who are 2-2 after Week 5, opened up as two point favorites over the Steelers after beating the Tennessee Titans Sunday on the road…

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Jarvis Jones Shows Signs Of Life As A Pass Rusher

By Matthew Marczi Yesterday, we highlighted some of the struggles that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie starting outside linebacker Jarvis Jones had while facing the New York Jets, which saw him being fooled on misdirections or missing tackles that led to big games. He looked more like a rookie at moments in…


Jason Worilds Ready To Step In If Needed

By Matthew Marczi Over the past couple years, the Pittsburgh Steelers were more often than not able to turn to Jason Worilds whenever they needed an injury replacement at outside linebacker, either for James Harrison or LaMarr Woodley. This year, he was supposed to take the next step and become…

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Better Results This Time Around For Vince Williams

By Matthew Marczi The more rookie Vince Williams plays, the more comfortable he appears. That is, of course, to be expected, but it is also good to see the development on tape. By no means is he free of errors, but those errors are most often of a physical nature,…

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Breakdown Of Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Versus Jets

By Alex Kozora Breakdown of all defensive snaps from Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward against the New York Jets. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Drive Snaps: 5 Run: 4 Rush/Drop: 1/0 Play-by-Play 1. 1st and 10, 13:21 1st. Started game at LE with the team in dime….


Some Positives From Heath Miller In New York

By Matthew Marczi Yesterday, we took a look at some of the lowlights exposed in tight end Heath Miller’s game against the New York Jets, during which he struggled to block on screen passes and also relinquished a sack. Yet he also managed a season-high in receiving yards that game,…


Breakdown Of Steelers LB Vince Williams Versus Jets

By Alex Kozora Breakdown of the play of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Vince Williams against the New York Jets. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Drive Snaps: 3 Run: 3 Drop/Blitz: 0/0 Play-by-Play 1. 2nd and 1, 12:46 1st. Jets run Power O with Willie Colon pulling. Sheds the…


Jarvis Jones Looked Like A Rookie Against The Jets

By Matthew Marczi In the first professional game of his career in which he could call himself a winner, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie outside linebacker Jarvis Jones certainly had an up and down afternoon. At times, he showed some things that he had not before, both positively and negatively, but this…

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A Good Trick Play With A Bad Result Against The Jets

Like many of you, I questioned the fourth quarter trick-play call ran by the Pittsburgh Steelers against the New York Jets this past Sunday on third down and seven from the Jets 17 yard-line. Why take the ball out of the hands of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in a situation like…