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Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 16 win Saturday afternoon against the St. Louis Rams.
Participation wise, Hines Ward saw an increase to 16 non-penalty snaps this week, 7 more than last week. 5 of those 16 came in the last 6 offensive plays of the day. Newly promoted rookie running back John Clay saw the field 3 times on Saturday and carried the ball once for his first NFL touchdown on his first NFL carry.
Starting center Doug Legursky left after just 2 plays with his left shoulder injury and Trai Essex slid over Read more [...]
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Ed Bouchette reports this afternoon that a few more Steelers players were named as 2012 Pro Bowl alternates on Tuesday. We already knew that outside linebacker James Harrison was named a first alternate for the AFC at outside linebacker and that free safety Ryan Clark and outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley were also named as second alternates.
Bouchette reports now that left guard...
25-year old inside linebacker James Laurinaitis has been a force for the Rams on D once again this year. He has played in 15 games for the Rams so far this year and he has 133 tackles, 6 tackles for a loss, 3 sacks, 1 fumble recovery, 7 passes defensed and 2 interceptions. Laurinaitis has now played in played in 47 games in his first three years with the Rams and he has 367 tackles...
QB Ben Roethlisberger sat out the Pittsburgh Steelers game last week against the St. Louis Rams, but despite his current injury, he wants to play this week against the Cleveland Browns. No one can question Ben Roethlisberger’s toughness, but playing this week against the Cleveland Browns should not be an option for the Steelers despite what the quarterback tells reporters...
Could Jon Gruden be the next head coach of the St. Louis Rams? What about A.J. Smith being the next Rams general manager? According to Kevin Acee both Gruden and Smith could be hired by the Rams this offseason if things to go plan. The Rams would have to clean house and fire current head coach Steve Spagnuolo and General Manager Billy Devaney and the Chargers would have to fire...
he Steelers long have talked about December football as if they owned it, which means running the ball well on offense and stopping it on defense, and as they prepare for January football their strengths have switched on both sides to the passing game.
Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo on Wednesday attempted to downplay reports he could be out of St. Louis and on his way back to Philadelphia at the end of the season.
Spagnuolo was tipped to return to the Eagles as the team's defensive coordinator if, as expected, he is fired at the end of the regular season.
But the Rams' third-year coach said Wednesday he was unaware of...
Steve Spagnuolo is bracing to be let go by the Rams, according to sources close to the coach.
The St. Louis Rams are probably already packed up for vacations as they can’t wait for this Sunday’s game to be over. The Rams have lost six games in a row now. They have been especially awful in their last four games in which they were outscored by a combined score of 103-26! The Rams have been shutout two times in the last four weeks, including a 26-0 loss to the Niners...
St. Louis Rams cornerback Al Harris has announced he will retire at the end of the season.