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By Matthew Marczi
An interesting statistical quirk that I have recently noticed is that thus far during the 2013 season, Ben Roethlisberger is getting more of his passing yards through the air—as opposed to after the catch—than he has in years, and perhaps more than he ever has in his career. This is not a good thing.
As it currently stands, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has thrown for 1231 yards this season. 60.8 percent of those yards came through the air, or a little under 750 of his total passing yards.
Compare that to last season, when he threw for 3265 yards, and only 54.7 percent of his yards came through the air. When Todd Haley came on board last year, he introduced a shorter offensive game that relied more heavily on putting the ball into the hands of the offensive playmakers and allowing them to make something happen.
The Steelers of course lost their biggest playmaker, Mike Wallace, this offseason, but that would hardly count for the discrepancy. No, the difference...
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According to a Louisville TV station WDRB there will be at least 26 NFL scouts in attendance, from 20 teams. Jacksonville has asked for three credentials, including one for Jaguars GM David Caldwell. Pittsburgh will also have its GM, Kevin Colbert, present. And Tampa Bay is sending Eric Stokes, the team’s director of scouting, the […]
The Pittsburgh Steelers (0-4) face the New York Jets (3-2) at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, October 13. The game will be broadcasted on CBS and is set to kickoff at 1:00 p.m.
The Steelers are still trying to find their first win of the season and will look to do so against a Jets team that’s working on a short week. The Jets beat the Atlanta Falcons on Monday...
It’s been a terrible 2013 season for the Steelers and their fans. The team lost its first 4 games of the season while Ben Roethlisberger has taken a ton of punishment. The Steelers coming off a bye week managed to keep Roethlisberger on his feet to produce a mush-needed win. That’s right folks, Big Ben pulled off a 19-6 win over the New York Jets. The Steelers are now 1-4...
It was obvious Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers win over the New York Jets that the focus on offense was a shorter passing game and it resulted in a win.
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed 23-of-30 passes in the game for 264 yards and 10 of those passes were behind the line of scrimmage with only one, the wide receiver screen that his tight end Heath Miller in the helmet early...
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Jets 19-6 on Sunday and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below.
Ben Roethlisberger - Statistically, Roethlisberger did not set the world on fire, but his 23-of-30 passing for 264 yards and one touchdown performance was a thing of beauty. What looked like a for sure safety...
Times are tough in the Steel city. Pittsburgh can't seem to beat a team with their physical skillset on the field, so why not play head games with them?
Bill Cowher has done a great job not weighing in too much about the way Mike Tomlin has coached the team since he left his post as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers back in 2007. All of that is about to change when the Pitssburgh Steelers take on the New York Jets this Sunday. Is this the first step in getting Cowher to come back and coach the 0-4 Steelers. There is nothing...
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark made a comment about Ben Roethlisberger’s style of play when he spent part of his bye week as an NFL analyst for ESPN. “You to have to protect Ben against Ben,” Clark said on ESPN. “Right now, we have to tone Ben down in a sense and say, ‘Hey, right now, we’re not a good enough football team for you to try to
Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers decided to pull a New York Jets type move, all while playing the Jets. Misery loves company?
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Ben Roethlisberger threw a 55-yard touchdown pass to Emmanuel Sanders, Shaun Suisham kicked four field goals, and the Pittsburgh Steelers won their first game of the season, beating the New York Jets 19-6 on Sunday.
The Steelers (1-4) were off to their worst start since 1968, when they lost their first six games during a season in which they finished 2-11-1. Sunday's victory...
The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon. The Steelers are coming off a bye week and had plenty of time to digest another loss and some fish and chips. One more loss by the Steelers and they might as well pull the chain and watch their season swirl down the toilet. For the Steelers’ faithful, let us hope that does not happen. Who is in? Who...
January 15, 2005. The Steelers were 15-1 in the 2004 season, winning 14 games in a row during Ben Roethlisberger's rookie year. Their first playoff game was a divisional round matchup at Heinz Field against the New York Jets.
The Jets were the 6-seed fresh off an upset over the San Diego Chargers in the first round due to clutch field goals by their placekicker Doug Brien...
The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t play a game last week, but that doesn’t mean nothing happened.
Multiple lineup changes were made during the bye week in an effort to turn the Steelers’ 2013 season around. The Steelers (0-4) seek their first win of the season Sunday when they play the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium.
Did the Steelers make the right moves? Let’s take a look...
The loss to the Minnesota Vikings in London was really the first time all year, four whole games to be exact, where the defense was the key reason this team dropped to 0-4.
Prior to this game and dating back to last season, it had been the offense that had been much maligned for the ineptness which led to the 8-8 season.
Something has become as clear as day with this offense and...
There were smiles in the Pittsburgh Steelers' locker room for the first time this season.
For a proud franchise with 600 victories, it usually doesn't take this long to celebrate.
''It is a good feeling,'' coach Mike Tomlin said. ''Not like you won the lottery, obviously, but it is still a good feeling nonetheless.''
Ben Roethlisberger threw...