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Roethlisberger Didn’t Notice Pressure Coming From Whimper’s Side Against The Ravens

When Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert left the game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens after just seven offensive snaps with a quad injury, everyone held their breath when Guy Whimper replaced him. Whimper, however, played extremely well and played a big role in the team rushing for a season-high 141 yards. As far as […]

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Steelers Considered Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor In The 2011 Supplemental Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have never drafted a player in the supplemental draft, but Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor very likely could have been the first back in 2011 had the Ohio State product not declined the offer from head coach Mike Tomlin to do just that. “Mike said, ‘Hey, I’ll draft you if you want […]

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Raiders Injury Report: Center Stefen Wisniewski Returns To Practice

The Oakland Raiders have now submitted their Wednesday injury report and it looks as though they might have a chance to get back a key offensive linemen for the Sunday game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Center Stefen Wisniewski (knee) returned to practice Wednesday after missing the last two games with a knee injury. Despite Wisniewski […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tomlin Presser, Injuries & Raiders Preview With Paul Gutierrez Episode

Season 4, Episode 36 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I wrap up the win over the Baltimore Ravens and talk about Tuesday Mike Tomlin press conference as he had several interesting things to say. We discuss the final kickoff return by Emmanuel Sanders and you can bet that includes […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Tackles Marcus Gilbert And Kelvin Beachum Both Limited On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Wednesday practice as they prepare to play the Oakland Raiders Sunday and the first injury report of the week has now been released. As expected, rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones (concussion) returned to work and practiced fully. Jones missed the game this past Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens […]

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Heath Miller Wins Steelers Ed Block Courage Award For 2013

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that tight end Heath Miller was voted by his teammates as the winner of the 2013 Ed Block Courage Award, an award presented annually to a player who has fought back from an injury or tough circumstance. Miller will be presented the award at the 21st annual Arthur J. […]

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Steelers LB Jarvis Jones Expects To Practice Fully Wednesday

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones was forced to sit out the Sunday game against the Baltimore Ravens because of a concussion, but according to Missi Matthews of steelers.com, the Georgia product says he will be a full practice participant on Wednesday. Jarvis says he will be a full participant at practice today. — Missi […]

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Steelers Sign RB George Winn To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the open spot on their practice squad Tuesday by signing free agent rookie running back George Winn. Winn was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent out of Cincinnati in May and released less than one week later. The 5-foot-11, 210-pounder, gained 1,334 rushing yards on 243 […]

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Tomlin Not Opposed To Using Sanders On Kickoff Returns Moving Forward

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was used as the kick returner late in the game against the Baltimore Ravens and his 44 yard return gave the offense great field position to begin their game-winning drive that culminated in a 42-yard field goal by kicker Shaun Suisham. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike […]

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Mike Tomlin Not Happy With Special Teams Play Of Steelers CB Curtis Brown

Pittsburgh Steelers third-year cornerback Curtis Brown hasn’t lived up to expectations as a defensive back since he was drafted in the third-round of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Texas and he found himself on the inactive list this past week for the Sunday game against the Baltimore Ravens. During his Tuesday press conference, head […]

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Steelers Injury Report: Timmons Had Left Hand Fixed; Several To Be Limited Early In Week

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his weekly press conference Tuesday and he rattled off a long list of injuries as the team prepares to take on the Oakland Raiders this coming Sunday. Tackle Kelvin Beachum (right ribs), defensive end Brett Keisel (left ribs), wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (abdominal strain) and linebacker LaMarr Woodley […]

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Steelers CB William Gay Listed As Co-Starter On Raiders Game Depth Chart

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay is having a great season thus far and as a result he is currently listed as the co-starter along with Cortez Allen on the latest depth chart released by the team Tuesday. Gay registered three total tackles in the Sunday win over the Baltimore Ravens and allowed just three receptions […]

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Report: Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Has A Fractured Left Hand

According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons suffered a minor fracture in his left hand Sunday in the win over the Baltimore Ravens. Timmons, who currently is sporting a cast on the injured hand, told Prisuta that he can still play and that it isn’t going to hold him back. […]

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The Past Has No Relevance To The Future – Raiders Game Is A Must Win, Baby

Despite putting together back-to-back wins after an 0-4 start, the Pittsburgh Steelers still sit nestled at that bottom of the AFC North as they head into week eight. Sunday, they must beat a 2-4 Oakland Raiders team coming off their bye week on the road in order to keep their improbable playoff hopes alive. If […]

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Is Antonio Brown Paying For The Emmanuel Sanders Cramp?

While I was not a fan of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown backpedaling 20-yards into the end zone on the punt return last week against the Washington Redskins, I think him being fined $10,000 is way too harsh. To put that in perspective, the Baltimore Ravens were fined $20,000 by the NFL this past […]

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Steelers Redskins Week 8 Defensive Participation Chart

Below are the defensive player play counts and the participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 8 game against the Washington Redskins. We also are including down, time of play and yards gained to better help you identify the play. The Steelers were only in the dime for 2 snaps this week. Nickel was used […]

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Steelers Redskins Week 8 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 8 win over the Washington Redskins. Player Notes: Nothing really eye popping this week as far as participation numbers went. Emmanuel Sanders saw an increase in snaps as he was the only wide receiver on the field late in the […]

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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Redskins – Week 8

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday win against the Washington Redskins. The completion percentage of 46% was helped by the drops in the game. The yards after the catch numbers were good considering how good the Redskins had been coming into the game at getting yards after the catch. […]

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2012 NFL Week 8 TOX Stats

Week 8 of the 2012 NFL season is now behind us and here are the TOX stats for the week along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. The +2 teams went 8-2 this week and that is right at the expected 80% number. This brings the year to […]

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Steelers Versus Redskins Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. Cortez Allen makes the tackle on the opening kickoff of the second half. Robert Griffin III hits tight end Niles Paul on a […]

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2012 NFL Week 8 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Roughly half of the 2012 season is now behind us as week 8 is now in the books. Here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams […]

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Steelers Versus Redskins Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. A nice start by Jonathan Dwyer as he turns a possible stuff into positive yardage. The fake bubble screen that resulted in an explosive play […]

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James Harrison Introduced Himself To Robert Griffin III On Sunday

In case you missed it, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III got a chance to meet James Harrison on Sunday and he didn\’t even ask him for his autograph after it looked like the rookie was wanting to get meet safety Will Allen and get one from him in the 3rd quarter. On a 2nd […]

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Breaking Down The Direct Snap Play To Chris Rainey Against The Redskins

A few have asked for some animated gifs of the direct snap play to Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Chris Rainey against the Washington Redskins on Sunday, so here you go. I will lay this one out by players to watch as there is a lot going on here and it is best to watch […]

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Breaking Down The Fake Bubble Screen Play Against The Redskins

I have always gotten a kick out of how much abuse an offensive coordinator gets for calling a bubble screen. Whenever anyone would comment negatively on Bruce Arians during his time with the Pittsburgh Steelers, you can bet that bubble screens were almost always listed as one of their dislikes, despite the overall success the […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Redskins Game Recap Episode

Season 3, Episode 35 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right after it Monday morning as we recap the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-12 win Sunday over the Washington Redskins at Heinz Field. We start with a look at the Steelers first offensive possession and zero in specifically on the […]

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