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By Alex Kozora
My full breakdown of Pittsburgh Steelers center Kelvin Beachum versus the Tennessee Titans.
Run Block/Pass Block: 4/3
- 1st and 10, 14:51 1st. TE eligible with David Paulson to his right. Pass protection with Paulson releasing. Loses balance, fails to stay square vs inside spin from Derrick Morgan. But a nice job getting back into position, getting in front of the DE and containing him. Athletic recovery.
- 1st and 10, 13:18. TE eligible. David Johnson and Paulson to his right, basically 13 personnel. Run. Base blocks five tech. Falls off at the end and the defensive end makes the tackle.
- 2nd and 7, 11:14. TE eligible. EMOL. Bases backside end Kamerion Wimbley.
- 3rd and 8, 10:36. In at center following Maurkice Pouncey’s injury. LB blitz, picked up and passed off well between Ramon Foster and Beachum. Beachum takes the tackle who turns his back to him (just looks like terrible technique) so an easy block here for the second year ma...
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By Alex Kozora
My game notes from the Week One game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans.
- Opening kickoff coverage unit.
L1 – Cortez Allen
L2 – Robert Golden
L3 – Shamarko Thomas
L4 – Terence Garvin
L5 – Jarvis Jones
K – Shaun Suisham
R1 – Chris Carter
R2 – Kion Wilson
R3 – Curtis Brown
R4 – Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith
R5 – Markus...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have officially ruled out running back Le’Veon Bell for this week’s game against the Bengals.
This isn’t a surprise since Bell is expected to miss another month before he’s able to get back on the field.
Isaac Redman will get his second straight start. He needs to step up after a horrible performance last week against the Titans.
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Steelers tight end Heath Miller is practicing on a limited basis, but is not expected to play in Week 2.Fantasy Spin:Miller tore his ACL at the tail end of last season and is expected to make his 2013 debut around Week 6. The 30-year-old generated a new career-high in receiving yards last season (816 yards in 15 games).
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is certainly one of the tops in the league currently and it will be up to Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor to make sure that he does not have a performance anywhere close to one he had in the Week 16 game last year.
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by Bo Marchionte
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Week two is upon us and after the performance we saw on Sunday, one has to be worried about this game, which will be in prime time, on Monday night.
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