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The 2012 incarnation of the Pittsburgh Steelers have at times become a difficult team to follow. Honestly, fans have no idea what to be frustrated about. One game, the defense is erratic and cannot stop itself, the next, it is the offense that looks inept and out of sync. However, if fans played close attention, there has been on constant on both sides of the ball, penalties.That’s right, the once physical and smash-mouth franchise has morphed into the modern version of the Oakland Raiders in the penalty arena. One look at Sunday’s game against the Eagles and this trend is quite evident. Defensively, personal fouls to safeties Ryan Clark and Ryan Mundy aided touchdown drives, pass interference calls kept drives alive and that was in one game. On offense, the infractions may not be as magnified, but holding calls on first down debilitate drives. It was so bad on Sunday, on twitter fans were wondering if Chris Kemoeatu was back in the fold.  In all, the team recorded nine penalties for 106 yards against the Eagles.     Read more...   Be sure to check out other great articles at Sports Media 101.

Pope Out, Saunders In? Likely After Thursday

The Steelers played multiple two tight end sets on Sunday against the Eagles. Those sets consisted of Heath Miller and David Paulson, one of three seventh round picks in the 2012 draft. Paulson was highly spoken of by Tomlin during training camp and the preseason, but wasn’t expected to win a ContinueThe post Pope Out, Saunders In? Likely After Thursday appeared first on SteelBlitz.

Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu & Woodley Out As Expected

The Wednesday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now out as the team prepares to travel to Nashville to take on the Tennessee Titans Thursday night.Not practicing again were safety Troy Polamalu (calf) and linebacker LaMarr Woodley (hamstring). Both players are listed as out for the game as expected. Polamalu reinjured his calf in the first half of the game Sunday against...

Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu & Woodley Sidelined Tuesday As Expected

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field Tuesday after having Monday off in preparation for their Thursday night game on the road against the Tennessee Titans.The Steelers did not practice on Monday and only had to turn in a participation estimation report because of the short week, but the Tuesday report is now out per Will Graves of the Associated Press.As expected...

Will Roethlisberger End Up Being Credited For A Touchdown Pass To Mendenhall?

The 13 yard touchdown that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall scored in the win over the Philadelphia Eagles was officially scored as a run and not a pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.The official scorer viewed the pass from Roethlisberger as being a lateral and I have had a few request to take a closer look at the play. Obviously this play could make the...

Hard Work By Ziggy Hood Pays Off With Sack Against Eagles

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons certainly had a great game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday and I thought the defensive line, particularly defensive end Ziggy Hood, had a better showing in the game as well.To illustrate how the hard work of Hood resulted in him getting a sack in the game, we need not look any further than the Eagles opening offensive possession...

Willie Colon: Ben Roethlisberger thought the Eagles were going after his head

With the way the NFL protects quarterbacks these days, it would be extremely difficult to take a shot at an opposing passer’s head without being called for a personal foul and subsequently fined. Ben Roethlisberger apparently thought the Eagles were attempting it on Sunday, as evidenced by the play where he got in Philly defensive end Brandon Graham’s face after taking a shot...

Steelers S Polamalu out for Thursday's game

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will not play Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans after reaggravating his injured right calf on Sunday. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin made the announcement a day after the Steelers' 16-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Polamalu left the game in the second quarter and did not return. He had returned to the lineup after missing...

Steelers' Polamalu, Woodley out for Thursday

Once again, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be taking a field without their defense intact. The team will be without outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley and safety Troy Polamalu for Thursday's game against the Tennessee Titans, according to Steelers Digest. Woodley left Sunday's win over the Philadelphia Eagles with a hamstring injury, add didn't recover in time to play...

James Harrison 'Let Up' on Mike Vick to Avoid Fines During Steelers Win

James Harrison's return to the football field helped propel the Steelers defense to a 16-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. But at the same time that Harrison was concerned with pulling out the win in Pittsburgh, it seems he was also worrying about his wallet. Harrison, who didn't record a sack in his first action of the season, was able to get in on Mike Vick...

Staying on the Field: When Healthy Pittsburgh Steelers are Consistent Contenders

This past Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers came out on top versus the Philadelphia Eagles 16-14.  It was an intriguing game that included a lot of hard-hitting, sloppy play, and resilience from each of the two quarterbacks late in the game.  Michael Vick fumbled the ball twice during the game which prevented the Eagles offense to produce more points than what they did.  However...

Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans: Week 6 NFL Pick

Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2) at Tennessee Titans (1-4)Week 3, the Steelers traveled to play a significantly inferior team, missing two of their top defenders, and yet were still heavily bet by the public as road favorites. They lost outright and a lot of people lost a lot of money. 3 weeks later, the Steelers have had a bye, a 2 point win at home over an Eagles team that once again...

ESPN’s Rob Parker Calls Pittsburgh Steelers ‘Pathetic and Old’

When ESPN’s Rob Parker hates a franchise you can really tell. A few days after saying that the Steelers would get blown at by the Philadelphia Eagles at Heinz Field, Parker had this to say when debating Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless about Steelers linebacker James Harrison pulling up on Eagles quarterback Michael Vick: [...][[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
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