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Below is the defensive participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 17 Sunday game versus the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium.
The Steelers were in their base defense for 25 of the 58 non-penalty plays Sunday against the Browns. 33 plays in the nickel sub-package with Bryant McFadden replacing Keenan Lewis later in the game after Lewis suffered a hamstring injury.
Rookie Cameron Heyward had 6 snaps in this game and they came at the right defensive end spot. Steve McLendon saw 3 snaps at left defensive end and none as a base nose tackle this week. No snaps for Cortez Allen Read more [...]
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Below are the Pittsburgh Steelers coverage stats for their week 17 win against the Cleveland Browns on the road in Cleveland. These stats are broken down by play and include down and distance, line of scrimmage, direction, yards gained, yards after catch, personnel the offense used, defensive package, number of pass rushers and whether or not the defense blitzed on the play.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a playoff date with Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Safety Ryan Clark would figure to be a key component in stopping the highly-ranked running attack, including Tebow, of the home team. But Clark has a history at Mile High; one that very nearly cost him his career and threatened his life.
In 2007, Clark was rushed to a hospital mid...
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark will not play in Sunday's AFC Wild Card game in Denver due to a sickle-cell trait that makes it dangerous for Clark to play at higher elevations.
The Steelers beat the Browns 13-9 and the regular season is over. Playoffs are on the horizon, and the Steelers fly out to Denver to take on the Stampede-ing Tebows. Or as Mike put it, Deebo vs. Tebow:
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Safety Ryan Clark will not play in Denver because of the danger to his health, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said today.
The Steelers have been a collection of moving parts due to injuries, and that hasn't changed with the arrival of the playoffs.
If the Steelers make a run in the AFC playoffs, they'll do it without running back Rashard Mendenhall.
Coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday said he will not allow safety Ryan Clark to play in Sunday's AFC wild-card game in Denver against the Broncos out of fears for Clark's health.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are in the playoffs and will play the Denver Broncos Sunday afternoon in Denver in one of the two AFC wild card games with the Cincinnati Bengals taking on the Houston Texans Saturday in Houston in the other first round AFC wild card game. The New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens both received the first round byes and are the 1st and 2nd seeds respectfully...
As the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback who has played in three Super Bowls, and also been involved in his share of embarrassing off-field moments, Ben Roethlisberger is accustomed to dealing with the pros and cons of life in the public eye.
But even Big Ben seemed astounded by the attention _ both good and bad _ paid to Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow.
“”It’s got to be tough...
Forum: (NFL) Cleveland Browns
Posted By: The Optomist
Post Time: 01-03-2012 at 05:59 PM
A victory at Cleveland Browns Stadium gave the Steelers a second consecutive 12-4 season, but it also exacted a pretty stiff price.