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Weslye Saunders Suspension Likely Because Of A Careless Mistake

It was announced late Monday night that Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Weslye Saunders has been suspended for the first four games of the 2012 season by the NFL for reportedly violating the league\’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Since that time the speculation of course has been rampant as to what the substance was. The initial […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Todd Haley & Weslye Saunders Episode

Season 2, Episode 75 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I have quite a bit to talk about in what continues to be a very busy start of the offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers. We start out by talking about the report that surfaced Monday night that tight end Wesyle Saunders […]

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Report: Weslye Saunders Suspended Four Games For Undisclosed Violation

It is being reported by several outlets that Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Weslye Saunders has been suspended for the first four games of the 2012 season for an undisclosed violation. Saunders, who signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent following the lockout, could not be reached for comment as he his currently vacationing […]

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If Blue-collar Identity Means Running More, I Am Not Buying It

The recent report by ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen suggest that Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II did not retain offensive coordinator Bruce Arians for 2012 because Rooney wants the team to shift the offense back toward its blue-collar identity of years past. Well, what exactly does he mean by blue-collar identity? That could […]

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Recapping Rooney – No Real Surprises

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II sat down with a few members of the Pittsburgh media on Tuesday for a half hour interview to discuss the Steelers past season and look ahead to 2012. You can read the question and answers here on the Post-Gazette blog. When you read through everything there were not too […]

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Steelers Rams Week 16 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

The week 16 offensive line breakdown report for the Pittsburgh Steelers win this past Saturday against the St. Louis Rams is now complete and overall it was a pretty solid performance as everyone scored 86% or higher. The Rams run defense was pretty poor and the Steelers unit was able to push them around on […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – December 24th – Steelers Versus Rams Gameday Edition

If you are looking for a good pregame read, make sure to check out the Steelers official game release for the Saturday game against the St. Louis Rams. Undrafted rookie running back John Clay was promoted to the 53 man roster from the practice squad on Friday and gave an interview to his hometown paper […]

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Steelers Browns Week 14 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

The week 14 offensive line breakdown report for the Pittsburgh Steelers win over the Cleveland Browns is now complete and overall it was not a bad performance by the group. The 6 penalties were of course the down points, but overall the pass protection was pretty solid on the night and they run blocking was […]

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Breaking Down The Antonio Brown Punt Return Touchdown In Pictures

On the heels of Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown being named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week today, it is the perfect time to break down his 60 yard punt return for a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals this past Sunday at Heinz Field. You can see the full video replay here and the […]

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Steelers Bengals Week 13 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

The week 13 offensive line breakdown report for the Steelers win over the Cincinnati Bengals is now complete and what a great game collectively by the offensive line. While there were 3 sacks in the game, only one of those goes on the line as the other two were results of the quarterback holding the […]

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Steelers Bengals Week 13 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers week 13 win Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. Hines Ward saw 20 non-penalty play snaps this week and that is up from last week versus the Kansas City Chiefs. Rookie tight end Weslye Saunders also saw a good amount of snaps […]

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More Steelers Bengals Observations From Week 13

The Pittsburgh Steelers moved to 9-3 on the season with their 35-7 thrashing Sunday of the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field. I have gone through the game a second time and here are my notebook observations from the game. The Steelers special teams were very special indeed on Sunday. Rookie Cameron Heyward really sparked things […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – December 3rd – Cotchery & Saunders Interviews Edition

The Playbook preview of the Steelers Bengals game is now up on NFL.com and it has some good film breakdown on the two teams. In addition, the Tools for Victory segment is up as it focuses on keys to success for the Bengals running game. Tight end/receiver Dorin Dickerson is apparently no longer on the […]

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Play Action Passing Stats Of Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger

According to the latest post by STATS, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger currently has the league’s second highest passer rating on play action passes (130.7) to go along with 8 touchdown passes and 0 interceptions. Roethlisberger is second only to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in passer rating, as Rodgers boast a 145.3 passer rating to go […]

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Steelers Chiefs Week 12 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

Below is the Steelers offensive line breakdown from the win against the Kansas City Chiefs this past Sunday night and it shows numerous pressures allowed even though there was just one sack allowed by the line on the night. There were also several holding calls in this game. Not a banner night by the offensive […]

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More Steelers Chiefs Observations

The Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night 13-9 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City and I have now had a chance to back through the game a second time and jot down my observations from the game not found in the game recap. Away we go! Before leaving the game with a concussion, […]

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Steelers Intercept A 13-9 Win Over The Chiefs – Game Recap

Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis intercepted a pass by Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Tyler Palko with 38 seconds left in the game to secure a 13-9 Steelers win on the road Sunday night at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. The interception was the third one of the game for the Steelers defense, who came into the […]

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More Steelers Bengals Observations

Any AFC North win is a great and it is even better win you get them on the road. I recapped the Steelers 24-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals last night and now have had time to go back over the game a few more times as I do every week and below are more […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 9 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers week 9 loss against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. The loss of Hines Ward early in the game coupled with Emmanuel Sanders being inactive meant that Jerricho Cotchery saw his most snaps of the season. The loss of Ward and […]

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More Steelers Ravens Observations

As I do every week, here are more of my observations from the Steelers loss to the Baltimore Ravens last night after going back through the game now. I will have much, more content from this game later on today. I mentioned it before and certainly understand the reasoning why Mike Tomlin defers when he […]

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Steelers Cardinals Week 7 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

My offensive line breakdown from the week 7 game against the Arizona Cardinals is complete and I was fooled a bit from my initial views. I stated earlier that I thought it was a roller coaster type performance, but after going through it thoroughly, I found a pretty consistent showing. I think the play of […]

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More Steelers Cardinals Observations

I have gone back through the game to do my initial breakdown and start some charting. Here are my expanded observations not mentioned in the game recap of the Steelers week 7 win over the Arizona Cardinals. What can you say about Mike Wallace that has not already been said and seen on tape? It […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday October 11th – Troy Polamalu Gets Waxed Edition

Troy Polamalu joined Mike and Mike this morning to talk about the Steelers win over the Titans and how he feels about getting a wax figure in Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. You can see the unveiling video below. Mike Tomlin held is weekly Tuesday press conference today and updated the injury situation. He also broke […]

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Steelers Colts Week 3 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

Below is the offensive line report and breakdown for the Steelers week 3 Sunday night game against the Indianapolis Colts. As I always this grading is done on a play-by-play basis and a good or bad is given on every play. I always caution that it is impossible to know what the assignment on every […]

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Steelers Ravens Week 1 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers week 1 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The Steelers used the 1 personnel grouping 14 times on Sunday that featured 1 tight end and 4 wide receivers on the field partly because of the hole they dug themselves on […]

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Steelers Jersey Number Changes

Every year after the final roster cutdowns take place it is not unusual to see quite a few number changes of the rookies. This year is no different and I try to warn fans after the draft to not rush out and buy their favorite rookie jersey too quick or they might get stuck with […]

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