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Friday Night Five Questions Post Steelers Loss To Ravens

I hope that all of you will be able to watch the premier of ‘Joe Greene: A Football Life’ tonight on the NFL Network as I’ve heard it’s a well put together piece. Prior to that airing, I hope you all have some time to answer the five questions that I have for you below following […]

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Steelers vs Ravens Week 2 Inactives

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their 2014 regular season opener against the Baltimore Ravens and the list once again includes no real surprises. Wide receivers Lance Moore (groin) running back Dri Archer (ankle) and Martavis Bryant (shoulder) will sit this game out with injuries. The Steelers will also only dress seven offensive linemen as both Chris Hubbard and Wesley Johnson are […]

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Steelers Versus Ravens Week 2 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Lance Moore – Moore sat out the regular season opener against the Cleveland Browns with […]

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Steelers vs Browns Week 1 Inactives

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their 2014 regular season opener against the Cleveland Browns and the list includes no real surprises. Wide receivers Lance Moore (groin) and Martavis Bryant (shoulder) will sit this game out with injuries as will cornerback Brice McCain (groin). The Steelers will also only dress […]

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Steelers Versus Browns Week 1 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Cleveland Browns Sunday at Heinz Field in the 2014 regular season opener and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Landry Jones - Jones made the roster as the third-string quarterback and […]

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Wesley Johnson Could Be Backup Center In Season Opener

The Pittsburgh Steelers were forced to learn in a hurry last season just how crucial having a good backup center could be when they lost Maurkice Pouncey in the season opener after just eight snaps. To get through the rest of that game, they were forced to plug in Kelvin Beachum at center, who later […]

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Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Wesley Johnson Run Blocking

Earlier this week, I broke down some examples of the struggles of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson in pass protection during the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. Johnson, primarily a tackle in college with a smattering of experience at all other positions on the line, was drafted in the fifth round because […]

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Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Wesley Johnson In Pass Protection

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to get a nice, long look at their rookie offensive lineman, Wesley Johnson, over the course of the past month during the preseason, but perhaps not entirely in the manner in which they planned. Part of Johnson’s draw for the Steelers is his ability to play all five positions along […]

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Mike Tomlin On Steelers Backup G Chris Hubbard: ‘He’s Bigger, Stronger, Faster’

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year guard Chris Hubbard was perhaps the biggest surprise on the final 53 man roster this year after the final cuts were made on Saturday and during his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to talk about how the former undrafted free agent has developed after spending his entire rookie […]

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Tackle Reps May Be Hard To Come By For Wesley Johnson

It almost appears that the Pittsburgh Steelers are sending rookie Wesley Johnson mixed signals. When you look at the 53-man roster, the logical conclusion would have to be that his primary responsibility would be as a tackle, because reserve linemen Cody Wallace and Chris Hubbard are not end players. Guy Whimper had been running as […]

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Wesley Johnson Must Now Center In On Playing Tackle

When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Kelvin Beachum in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft, they were getting a left tackle that they believed, initially, would be best suited to kick inside, but that would eventually be able to play every position. Beachum worked all along the offensive line barring the center position as […]

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Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora My final game notes of the 2014 preseason. Observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 loss to the hands of the Carolina Panthers. Second Half – Josh Harris knocked aside in pass protection. – Veteran play by Darrius Heyward-Bey on this run block. Safety walks down into the box at the last second so DHB cracks […]

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Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora My final game notes of the 2014 preseason. Observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 loss to the hands of the Carolina Panthers. First Half – First team kick coverage unit consisted of backup. Shouldn’t put much stock into it but we’ll note it anyway. The group L-R. Isaiah Green, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Josh […]

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Analysis Of Bubble Players That Made The Steelers Initial 53 Man Roster

The Pittsburgh Steelers current 53 man roster might change between now and the regular season opener that takes place a week from Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, but in the meantime, here is a look at a few things that stand out after 22 players were cut Saturday afternoon. Chris Hubbard – You would be […]

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Steelers vs Panthers – Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations for the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers: On his first opportunity Derek Moye converted a third and two on a pass just a bit behind him from Landry Jones. On the following play, it looked like Josh Harris might have a hole […]

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Steelers vs Panthers – First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations for the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers: Throughout the entire preseason, Ben Roethlisberger has been the sole team captain. Will that change? He didn’t even play and he won the coin toss, but as they almost always do, the Steelers deferred. As […]

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UPDATED – Bryan: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Final Edition

UPDATED: Being as the team has yet to make any moves outside of placing Jordan Zumwalt on injured reserve, which I predicted, and claiming cornerback B.W. Webb off of waivers, I feel like I deserve a mulligan. All of my changes are in red and it really just involves the addition of Webb and releasing […]

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Marczi: Steelers 53-Man Roster Prediction – Final Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers have completed their slate of preseason games, and in fact will be trimming their roster down to 53 players later today. They signed a late addition in the recently released B.W. Webb, a second-year fourth-round cornerback, which certainly throws a monkey wrench into my decision-making here, but let’s try one last time […]

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Kozora: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Final Edition

By Alex Kozora My sixth and final attempt at predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster following the preseason finale. As of this writing, the final cuts have yet to be announced. Feel free to add in with your input below. Offense (24) Quarterbacks (2) – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski Analysis: Statistically, Landry Jones may have […]

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Steelers vs Panthers First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers fell on their collective faces during last week’s ‘dress rehearsal’ for the regular season, which might result in some extended encore performances from select starters, though many will also be sitting out. As they so often do, they close out their preseason schedule against the Carolina Panthers. There are a few jobs up for […]

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Steelers Draft Picks Zumwalt, Richardson Out For Preseason Finale

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Carolina Panthers Thursday night at Heinz Field in their 2014 preseason finale and two of their draft picks won’t dress one again due to injuries. Linebacker Jordan Zumwalt (groin) and cornerback Shaquille Richardson (knee) will miss yet another game Thursday night, according to Scott Brown of ESPN.com. Both […]

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Steelers vs Panthers – What I’m Watching For On Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers were embarrassed last week in their 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, what was supposed to be a dress rehearsal for the regular season. Despite that, however, it doesn’t seem as though the coaching staff is overly concerned with forcing extra reps onto the starting units, particularly on the offensive side of […]

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Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Wesley Johnson

For the second game in a row, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson logged significant time at center, and once again, he acquitted himself well, played above the line, and undoubtedly inspired another cliché or two in the process. It’s not that Johnson is vying for a starting job or anything of that nature, […]

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Bryan: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Third Preseason Game Edition

With the Pittsburgh Steelers now having just one more preseason game left to play, it’s now time for the latest installment of my 53 man roster prediction. If you would like to see my previous version, it is right here. In the comments below, tell me the selections you disagree with and which player makes […]

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Steelers 2014 Rookie Watch 3.0

By Michael K. Reynolds Who was most upset about the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason blowout loss to the Philadelphia Eagles? Probably the rookies, drafted and otherwise, who were battling for a position on the team. Because when their “big brother” in the form of the starters played poorly, the whole family suffered. When the coaches played […]

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Analysis Of The Steelers Six Afternoon Roster Cuts

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived an additional six players Tuesday afternoon and here is a look at each of them. Hebron Fangupo – If you followed the training camp reports filed by our very own Alex Kozora, the early waiving of Fangupo probably isn’t a huge surprise to you. Fangupo almost instantly was running behind rookie […]

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