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In the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-24 loss to the San Diego Chargers on Sunday the defense did a good job of defending the Chargers rushing attack in the first half as they held running backs Ryan Mathews, Ronnie Brown and Jackie Battle to just 29 yards on 14 carries, with the longest run being the 9 yard run by Mathews on the first play of the Chargers first possession.
The second half was a different story, however, as they allowed 47 yards on the Chargers 17 play drive to start the second half. The biggest play perhaps on that drive was the 14th one where the Chargers were faced with a 3rd down Read more [...]
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The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Tuesday that they have suspended running back Rashard Mendenhall for one game for conduct detrimental to the team. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported a short time after that he was told the detrimental conduct was Mendenhall failing to show up at Heinz Field on Sunday for the game against the San Diego Chargers after being told...
On Tuesday Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed during his press conference that left guard Willie Colon had surgery on his left knee on Monday. The injury is expected to sideline Colon for the rest of the season.
With Colon now sidelined rookie guard David DeCastro will get the opportunity in practice this week to show that he can play. Tomlin said that the plan...
What exactly is the mindset of the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers, now with just 3 games left on the schedule and the playoffs getting closer by the day? Are they truly a confident team like we always hear them talk about, or is there some doubt in the locker room with their identity and what they are capable of? It would be hard to blame them if there are doubts about the game plan every...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich is not on the injury report this week for the first time since he injured his ribs in the 13-10 loss the Baltimore Ravens back in Week 11. Although he has apparently returned to full health he has not returned to his spot on the quarterback depth chart as Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports via Twitter that Charlie Batch...
The San Diego Chargers have placed defensive end Vaughn Martin and safety Darrell Stuckey on season-ending injured reserve.
To take their roster spots, the team re-signed running back Curtis Brinkley and added linebacker Gary Guyton.
Martin injured his groin during warmups before Sunday's game at Pittsburgh, while Stuckey, a special teams standout, reaggravated a hamstring...
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-gazette, the Steelers have suspended running back Rashard Mendenhall for one game, for conduct detrimental to the team.
Mendenhall was recently to third string and I’m sure he’s not too happy about that, which has led to this suspension.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the San Diego Chargers Sunday 34-24 and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon.
The quick screen to Mike Wallace on the first play was an excellent call to get Ben Roethlisberger an easy first throw and Wallace involved in the game early. I called for such a thing in my pregame 7 keys article as well...
Dan Rooney is coming home for good.
Timothy McNulty of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting on Thursday that Rooney will resign as U.S. ambassador to Ireland on Friday after serving three plus years in Dublin. The move has been expected to be coming for some time now.
The 80-year-old Steelers chairman emeritus returned to the US just last week after learning about the sudden...
Below are the defensive player play counts and the participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 14 loss to the San Diego Chargers. We also are including down, time of play and yards gained to better help you identify the play.
The Steelers were in the nickel for 28 plays in this game and you can see that once again Curtis Brown played outside on those snaps while Cortez...
LaMarr Woodley is trading football cleats for bowling shoes.
The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker is among the new owners involved in the PBA's Professional Bowling League that kicks off in the Detroit suburbs next month.
Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis, former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens and Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul are also part of the new...
Below is the week 13 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the San Diego Chargers this past Sunday.
Last week: 7 (-4)
Net points per drive: 0.11 (13th)
DVOA: -0.5% (15th)
Weighted DVOA: 2.1% (13th)
If they can win week 16 against the Bengals, they should still be in the playoffs regardless, even after a loss to the Chargers at home. The Bengals really missed a chance at home for Dallas this week. I think they get that one and while they’re at it, I think they win...
The Chargers signed LB Gary Guyton on Wednesday, according to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Guyton, a fifth-year pro, spent the 2012 preseason with the Dolphins. He played for the Patriots from 2008-11.
Last season, Guyton played in 13 games with six starts for the Patriots and made 47 tackles and one interception. Guyton adds depth for the Chargers at linebacker...
Steelers Radio Network reporter Craig Wolfley has some interesting tales to tell from the sideline of the Steelers' loss Sunday to the San Diego Chargers. Click for more.