Pittsburgh Steelers position review: Special Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season with a record of 11-5. Before completely moving onto the 2015 season, let’s take a look at how the Steelers performed in a phase of the game last season. Special teams is often a forgotten portion of the game. Pittsburgh had pretty average numbers across the board when it comes to their special teams unit. Shaun Suisham handled the...
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Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – K Shaun Suisham

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s not generally a hard concept […] Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – K Shaun Suisham is a post from...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Past Season More Of The Same From Reliable Shaun Suisham

Over the last couple of seasons, it seems that, by and large, the Pittsburgh Steelers fan base has finally come to accept that Shaun Suisham is a pretty good kicker to have, generally reliable from within 50 yards, though the draw of the kickers with booming legs that can kick 50+ yarders with some regularity […] Past Season More Of The Same From Reliable Shaun Suisham is a post...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

AFC Wild-Card wrap-up: Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Last night, the sixth seed Baltimore Ravens took on the third seed Pittsburgh Steelers in the first game of the AFC Wild-Card round. The last time these two teams met up, the Steelers defeated the Ravens 43-23 at Heinz Field. On Saturday night, it was a different story at Heinz Field as Baltimore won 30-17 over Pittsburgh. The Steelers came into last night’s game without star running...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Ravens Wildcard Game Live Update And Discussion Thread: Second Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers trail the Baltimore Ravens heading into the second half, having scored three times to two, but all of the home team’s scoring drives have ended on the boot of Shaun Suisham, who tied a career-best in the postseason with three field goals, all over 40 yards. The Ravens got a rushing touchdown from Bernard Pierce and […] Steelers vs Ravens Wildcard...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Did any Pittsburgh Steelers rookies crack the top-10 in the 2014 class?

On Sunday, Johnny Manziel will make his much-anticipated NFL debut. For the first time in his career, he’ll get the starting nod, meaning he’ll have had all the reps in practice this week, the game plan will be tailored for him and he won’t be thrust into a no-win situation. As a result, people are anxious to see what the headline-making quarterback can do. But even if he shines...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Turnovers Crucial for Sporadic Steelers

Early in the fourth quarter on Sunday, following a Shaun Suisham field goal that cut the Cincinnati Bengals' lead to 21-20, it was a miscue by Andy Dalton that totally changed what was turning into a nail-biter. While faking a handoff to Jeremy Hill, Dalton lost the football and LB Arthur Moats pounced on it for the first turnover of the game. What followed that fumble was a 22-point...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Where does Shaun Suisham of the Steelers rank among the NFL’s best kickers?

Place kickers in the NFL don’t get a whole lot of credit. Even the best of the best is lucky if he earns as much as a second string running back. How come nobody pays any attention when these are the guys scoring all the points? Let’s change all that and make a power rankings list of the best field goal kickers in the NFL. Here are the top ten. They were ranked based mostly on...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 12 vs. Saints

By Michael K. Reynolds Mired in the swamps of Louisiana are the sinking hopes of Pittsburgh Steelers fans as the New Orleans Saints came into Heinz Field and lathered on some good ol’ Bayou barbecue sauce with a 35-32 victory. Oh, if only the game was as close as a fluttering 48-yard Shaun Suisham field […] Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 12 vs. Saints is a post from:...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Wrap-Up; Saints Win 35-32

Don’t let the score fool you. This was a monster New Orleans win. The Steelers tacked on two late touchdown passes from Ben Roethlisberger to Antonio Brown. -Drew Brees threw five touchdown passes against a secondary that was atrocious and that’s being nice. IkeTaylor and William Gay were both abused by the all-pro quarterback and his receivers. -The Steelers dominated the first...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for Thanksgiving Day 2014

Happy Thanksgiving Steeler Nation! I hope you take the time to be thankful for even just one thing today as you enjoy food and football. -Greetings from Wisconsin where I’m spending time with family in Madison. Last time I was in the “Land of Cheeseheads” I was enjoying a Steelers victory over the Packers late last season. Always nice to hang that over the Packer-loving family...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Wrap-Up; Steelers Fight Back to Defeat Titans 27-24

Here are my thoughts as the game progressed followed by the wrap-up. 1st Quarter It never ceases to amaze me how many Steelers’ fans show up at opposing stadiums. The crowd in Tennessee looks great. Excellent looking mustache sported by Landry Jones. And by excellent I mean horrible. While I have no problem with wanting to establish the run, you don’t let Ben Roethlisberger throw...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers take 13-7 lead over Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) William Gay intercepted Zach Mettenberger's first pass of the game and returned it 28 yards for a touchdown, and the Pittsburgh Steelers had a 13-7 lead over the Tennessee Titans after the first quarter Monday night. The Steelers got the opening kickoff and gave the ball to Le'Veon Bell on their first six plays. Bell, leading the AFC in yards from scrimmage...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Struggled Against Bad Teams Even When They Were Good

Are you tired of the Steelers losing to teams that have nothing to play for but high draft picks? Are you nostalgic for the days when the Steelers used to crush weak opponents like aluminum cans ready for the recycling bin? Since Mike Tomlin became the Steelers head coach in 2007, the Steelers have lost seven games to teams that finished that season with a 5-11 record or worse. That...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Jets Game Rewind: First Half

By Alex Kozora Game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-13 loss to the hands of the New York Jets Sunday afternoon. First Half – Kick coverage unit from L-R. Cortez Allen, Justin Brown, Robert Golden, Terence Garvin, Vince Williams, Shaun Suisham, Sean Spence, Will Johnson, Antwon Blake, Darrius Heyward-Bey, William Gay. – First play from […] Steelers vs Jets Game...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: What went wrong in the loss to the Jets

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered week 10 with tons of momentum behind them. They had convincing wins in the past three weeks and were looking to pounce on the struggling New York Jets. The Steelers fell behind early, finding themselves down 17-0 after the first quarter. They never could catch their footing to mount a comeback. The Jets capitalized on every chance that they got. Pittsburgh...
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Wrap-Up; Steelers Lay An Egg In New York

As one of the hottest teams in the league, the Steelers went into New York and played down to the competition once again in losing 20-13. -The Jets had lost eight straight games prior to beating the Steelers. Their lone win was against the winless Oakland Raiders. -I cannot figure this team out. I get a headache even trying to do so. -I have no doubt that Todd Haley and Mike Munchak...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. First Half – Tight bunch look on kick coverage. 6×4 formation as opposed to the 5×5 the team normally runs. The unit from left to right: Cortez Allen, Robert Golden, Shamarko Thomas, Terence Garvin, Vince Williams, Sean Spence, Shaun Suisham, […] Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Film-Review; Coaching, Execution Prove Vital on Two-Pointer

The point after touchdown has been in discussion a lot in the last year. Some see it is a “ho-hum” part of the game and they can take it or leave it while others believe you keep it simply because of the traditional aspects of it. While the PAT is almost always uneventful, there are times where something goes off by design or by a complete failure to execute properly. Last Sunday...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens rivalry is still a classic

Boy, that Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens AFC North rivalry sure is a classic one, isn’t it? Of course, that’s easy for a Steelers fan like me to say after the latest installment that saw Pittsburgh vanquish the Ravens, 43-23, at Heinz Field before a national audience on Sunday Night Football. Like head coach Mike Tomlin said in his post-game press conference: Pittsburgh...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Safety Anthony Levine Can't Believe He Got Punk'd By a Punter and a Kicker

Sunday night's Baltimore-Pittsburgh game was exactly what fans expected and hoped to see--hard-hitting, smash-mouth football. When you whack people around like those guys were things are bound to get a little chippy and they did. Several times players from the two teams had to be separated and the refs even felt the need to warn both coaching staffs.That didn't stop Steelers punter...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Zone Success Leaves Shaun Suisham Idle On Sidelines

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been so efficient over the course of the past two weeks in putting the ball in the end zone that kicker Shaun Suisham has likely begun the become restless over on the sidelines, having not officially attempted a field goal in the last two games. Of course, that is not the […] Red Zone Success Leaves Shaun Suisham Idle On Sidelines is a post from: Steelers...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers special teamers Brad Wing and Shaun Suisham manhandle Ravens player during scuffle

Special teams players are often overlooked, but still important nonetheless. And Steelers punter Brad Wing and kicker Shaun Suisham showed that late in the fourth quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Ravens. When a scuffle broke out, the two ran onto the field to help. They dragged safety Anthony Levine out of the skirmish, and Wing moved him away from the action. Then...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers turn botched extra point into two-point conversion

This is one of the most bizarre two-point conversions you will ever see. Steelers punter Brad Wing mishandled the snap and it became apparent that Shaun Suisham wouldn’t get the kick off. Wing then picked up the ball, scrambled around and found a wide-open Matt Spaeth in the end zone. It was a helluva play […] The post Steelers Turn Botched Extra Point Into Two-Point Conversion...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Vs. Colts Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ thrilling 51-34 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. First Half – Kick coverage from left to right: Cortez Allen, Robert Golden, Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Will Allen, Shaun Suisham, Will Johnson, Antwon Blake, Darrius Heyward-Bey, William Gay. – Brice McCain with the necessary hustle to […] Steelers...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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