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Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 14 loss to the San Diego Chargers at Heinz Field.
The Steelers used their 11 personnel grouping featuring 3 wide receivers quite a bit in this game and it was obviously due to being way behind. Plaxico Burress saw 7 snaps in the game with 4 times being part of a 4 wide receiver set. Chris Rainey saw 21 snaps in this game with all of them coming after the game was well out of hand. This also led to a decrease in snaps for Will Johnson as well. Heath Miller played every snap in Read more [...]
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That ‘must-win’ game the Pittsburgh Steelers already knew they had in Dallas just got bigger if there is such a possibility. With the Cincinnati Bengals’ win over Philadelphia last night, the Steelers now face the prospect of ‘having’ to win to get the advantage back going into next week’s huge tilt against the Bengals in Heinz Field. When you put things in perspective...
The Pittsburgh Steelers (7-6) come into the Cowboys game looking for their 8th win just to be able to keep pace in the AFC Central Division. The Steelers are face with a must win situation if they have hopes of post season play. The Steelers defense has to find a way to pressure Tony Romo who is also in search of a much needed win to keep the Cowboys post season hope alive. The Steelers...
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...
As the veteran member of the Pittsburgh Steelers' otherwise-youthful cornerbacks, Ike Taylor enjoys being among the first- and second-year players at his position meetings.
''I feel like they keep my young,'' Taylor said. ''Especially with the new young music coming up, the clothes, shoes, all that kind of stuff.''
This week, it's much more...
The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their practice preparations on Friday for their Sunday road game against the Dallas Cowboys and the Friday injury report is now out.
Pretty much as expected, cornerback Cortez Allen (groin) did not practice on Friday and he was listed as doubtful as a result. Allen injured his groin last week in the loss to the San Diego Chargers and is expected...
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...
It’s an intense weekend of NFL action not only for teams battling for playoff positioning but also for fantasy football enthusiasts. All season-long fantasy football leagues have now moved into their league playoffs and daily fantasy football operators like DraftDay are hosting huge one-day only contests with cash prizes on the line.
Pittsburgh Steelers players have been particularly...
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...
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...
Below is the week 13 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the San Diego Chargers this past Sunday.
One of the marquee matchups of this week’s NFL slate pits the Pittsburgh Steelers on the road against the Dallas Cowboys. Both of these marquee franchises are fighting to stay in the playoff races of their respective conferences and in desperate need of a victory. This week’s NFL odds have the Steelers installed as a 1 1/2-point favorite with the over/under pegged at 44 points...
Tweet The good news for the San Diego Chargers is they’re in second place in the AFC West. The bad news is a brutal middle-of-the-season stretch, where they went 1-7, has the Chargers at 5-8 and leaves the team with little chance of making the playoffs. It has also contributed to quite a few empty seats [...]