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After the Steelers Vikings loss that made this team 0-4, Coach Tomlin was aggressive in his promise that he would change the lineup to bring in better players or at least turn guys away who were not winning. Well so far, that is true. Bringing in Levi Brown from the Cardinals to replace Mike Adams at left tackle is definitely an attempt at an upgrade. How much of an upgrade is yet to be seen.
The point here is that the Tomlin delivered immediately on a threat he made. Which is out of step for him.
But as Ed Bouchette reports, it's not clear whether these "promises" will carry out to more of the same behavior in the lineup. A brief examination of Tomlin's "threats" to the media and their execution shows a pattern of disappointment.
In late 2009, after losing 3 games in a row in November and falling to 6-5, Coach said the team would "unleash hell" in the following games against Oakland and Cleveland which, as we know too well, th...
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Unless it is a misprint on the official NFL transactions release, both the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals each received draft picks from one another as part of the Wednesday trade for tackle Levi Brown.
The official release calls the selections, unannounced, as these are conditional. What the conditions are, however, are still unknown at this time. They could be tied...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Following a brief press conference with Cardinals general manager Steve Keim and coach Bruce Arians on Wednesday regarding the Levi Brown trade, it was hard to escape this conclusion: After listening to all three men speak, the only one assuming a shred of accountability was Brown.
In just about eight minutes worth of comments, Keim and Arians managed to throw Brown...
As we reported earlier today, the Steelers traded to get Levi Brown, a tackle from the Cardinals and former first round pick. This was to address the swiss cheese that is the Steelers offensive line. The details of the trade (and what the Steelers are giving up) are a conditional round draft and the realize of cornerback Isiah Green.
After practice on Wednesday, Steelers quarterback...
By Alex Kozora
Snap-by-snap breakdown of the newest Pittsburgh Steeler left tackle Levi Brown (#75) in his last game with the Arizona Cardinals versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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Run Block/Pass Block: 0/3
1. 1st and 10, 15:00 1st. Pass. RB chips to his side. Looks a bit stiff but play ends quickly with DT on right side...
By Matthew Marczi
The better it sounds, the less optimistic I am that this deal will make much of a difference.
When it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers traded with the Arizona Cardinals for the services of left tackle Levi Brown, I was not entirely sure what to think. Was this a move to acquire a new left tackle? Was Mike Adams doing such a poor job that the team felt he...
Four games into the season, the Arizona Cardinals are turning to an undrafted second-year pro to step in at the crucial left tackle position.
Bradley Sowell, claimed off waivers from Indianapolis before the season began, will get the start Sunday against Carolina.
The biggest opportunity of Sowell's career comes after the Cardinals traded starter Levi Brown to the Pittsburgh...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Arizona Cardinals agreed to pay all but $840,000 of the $3.632 million salary that tackle Levi Brown was scheduled to earn prior to trading him Wednesday to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
And PIT gets Levi Brown at $840K (vet min), while the Cards pay $2.8M of the remainder of his $$ due in '13. full story ahead @CBSSports
Arizona Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim and head coach Bruce Arians met the media Wednesday and discussed their decision to trade left tackle Levi Brown to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a conditional draft pick.
Arians, who called Brown "elite" prior to the offseason workouts got underway, said Wednesday that Brown wasn't the same tackle he watched on tape prior...
There had been murmurs earlier in the week of the Browns’ reported interest in Eugene Monroe, the left tackle just traded from Jacksonville to Baltimore. Now, we have the gory details, courtesy of CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora’s latest report:
The Jaguars dealt starting left tackle Eugene Monroe to the Ravens this week for fourth- and fifth-round picks, with Jacksonville assuming...
The Steelers are taking the week off and one has to wonder if it can get any worse for the mighty Black and Gold. The bad-dream season that was last year has turned into a year-long nightmare as the Steelers have gone 7-14 in the last calendar year, counting pre-season games. If you only look at the last 16 regular season games, or one season’s worth, they are 6-10.
In my humble...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen enough of Mike Adams for now.
That doesn’t say much for their player evaluation leading up to the 2012 NFL draft.
Amid the desperation caused by their 0-4 start, the Steelers took the desperate measure of trading a conditional draft pick to the Arizona Cardinals for offensive tackle Levi Brown, who isn’t much better than Adams.
PITTSBURGH – After watching left tackle Mike Adams struggle through last weekend’s 34-27 loss to Minnesota in London, the Steelers traded for Levi Brown.
By Alex Kozora
Sack breakdown of all five sacks allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Minnesota Vikings.
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1. 2nd and 10, 11:47 2nd. 12 personnel. Five blocking vs a four man rush. Simple breakdown here. Bad first punch from Mike Adams working against Jared Allen. Not strong enough and Allen, who isn’t square and doesn’t let the left...
For many years in Pittsburgh using the term “re-build” was a bad word. Like top college programs who never are out of the national title picture, the Steelers were never out of a chance to reach the Super Bowl. While many still believe this is a re-load project, the time has come to strongly consider the dirty word.
At 0-4, the Steelers are alive only because the rest of the...
Now that all of the contract numbers are in for new Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Levi Brown following the Wednesday trade, it wouldn't be a shocking to see Kelvin Beachum make his first start at left tackle a week from Sunday against the New York Jets.
Tuesday evening, Josina Anderson of ESPN reported that Beachum was scheduled to start a week from this coming Sunday and Bob Labriola...