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Steelers Marcus Gilbert, Steve McLendon Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Buccaneers

Pro Football Focus now has there initial grades out for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 27-24 loss Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and I am not very surprised that tackle Marcus Gilbert (3.6) graded out as the best player on offense. Gilbert has now put together two solid games after not playing well in […] Steelers Marcus Gilbert, Steve McLendon Receive Top PFF Marks...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Steve McLendon

For yet another game, nose tackle Steve McLendon was among the better defenders on the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Because the team played so much of the second half with a big lead, however, he saw his playing time decline as the game wore on and they relied more on the nickel. After […] Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Steve McLendon is a post from: Steelers...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Ravens Film Review Steve McLendon

Membership numbers of the Steve McLendon Is Not A Nose Tackle support group may have taken a hit following last Thursday’s loss by the Pittsburgh Steelers, who fell 26-6 to the Baltimore Ravens in a game in which the second-year starter was most certainly the defense’s best player. Suffice it to say that the Ravens’ […] Steelers vs Ravens Film Review Steve McLendon is a...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind: Second Half

By Alex Kozora My observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 defeat versus the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night. - Little bit shorter, especially since the 4th quarter was pretty ho-hum considering the scoreboard. - Steve McLendon has active hands and a quality rip move. Check him out rip Jeremy Zuttah, generating pressure and drawing a hold. - Empty set out […] Steelers...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: NT Steve McLendon Limited Monday

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) left the Thursday night game against the Baltimore Ravens in the second half with a shoulder injury but it looks like he might have a chance to play Sunday night against the Carolina Panthers. According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, McLendon  said he participated in individual drills Monday […] Steelers Injury Report...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Ravens Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 26-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Further evidence to support the Steve McLendon Is a Nose Tackle support group. On the first play of the half, he beat center Jeremy Zuttah to put pressure on Joe Flacco, forcing him to […] Steelers vs Ravens Second Half Notes And Observations is a...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Antonio Brown, Steve Mclendon Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Ravens

Pro Football Focus has released their initial set of player grades following the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens and as you would expect, there are quite a few red boxes this week. Despite taking a big shot early in the game and needing to be checked out for a concussion, wide receiver Antonio Brown (1.1) managed to return and catch a total of seven...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers NT Steve McLendon Injures Shoulder In Loss To Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers were drilled 26-6 Thursday night by the Baltimore Ravens and the only real bright spot coming out of the game was the fact that the team probably suffer any serious injuries. Wide receiver Antonio Brown (head), who left in the first quarter of the game in order to get checked out for a concussion, was able to return and finish after being cleared in the locker...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Steve McLendon

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon is hopeful of playing more like a true nose tackle this season after playing last year underweight, and consequently leaving himself prone to injury while failing to draw enough attention to himself to free up the linebackers. Reviews thus far have been mixed. Overall, he has played well within […] Steelers vs Panthers Film Review...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Steve McLendon

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon was once a fan favorite—back when he was a longshot undrafted free agent reserve. Now that he’s in the starting lineup, he’s quickly lost favor with many. Granted, much of that has to do with the belief that he doesn’t have the size to play effectively as a nose […] Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Steve McLendon is a post from...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Cam Thomas

A week ago, Pittsburgh Steelers free agent acquisition Cam Thomas was forced to start at nose tackle due to the concussion suffered by Steve McLendon. In the team’s last game, he was able to play at left defensive end, where he is projected to begin the season as the starter. Because of the frequency in […] Steelers vs Bills Film Review: Cam Thomas is a post from: Steelers Depot...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Training Camp Player By Player Recap: Defense

By Alex Kozora Brief player-by-player of how each of the Pittsburgh Steelers on the defensive side of the ball throughout training camp and the first preseason game. Nose Tackle Steve McLendon: McLendon is another guy the jury is out on though I like his chances in a league where every defensive player has to be […] Steelers 2014 Training Camp Player By Player Recap: Defense is...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers McLendon, Shazier, Foster All Sidelined Again Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday practice is now underway and several players are once again sitting out. Linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee), nose tackle Steve McLendon (concussion), defensive end Cameron Heyward (unknown), wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (concussion), tackle Ramon Foster (unknown), wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Troy Polamalu (unknown) aren’t practice Thursday...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon, Ryan Shazier, Jarvis Jones Questionable For Saturday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers first preseason game of the 2014 season will take place Saturday night against the New York Giants and head coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday during his press conference that he’s not ready to rule out any of the injured players for the game just yet. Tomlin said that he will leave the […] Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon, Ryan Shazier, Jarvis Jones...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Injury Update, Suisham New Contract, Tomlin Presser & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 4 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start this show off by going over the Pittsburgh Steelers injury report. This includes a conversation about why it took so long to find out about the concussion that nose tackle Steve McLendon has been dealing with. After speculation about which players may or […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Young D-Linemen Seizing Opportunity Provided By McLendon’s Misfortune

It’s taken several days to learn, but we now finally know that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Steve McLendon has been out of the last four practice sessions while dealing with a concussion. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writer Mark Kaboly first got the story out of wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey, who is also making his way back from […] Young D-Linemen Seizing Opportunity...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers McLendon, Shazier, Jones, Moore, Foster All Sidelined Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have started their tenth training camp practice of the 2014 season and we already have a good idea as to who is and isn’t practicing Wednesday. Nose tackle Steve McLendon (concussion) appears to still be sidelined because of a concussion and this now makes four consecutive practices that he’s missed. We still […] Steelers McLendon, Shazier, Jones, Moore...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Has Been Sidelined With A Concussion

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon has missed the last three training camp practices and while we don’t yet know if he’ll miss a fourth straight Wednesday, we at least now know what has him sidelined. According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, McLendon has been dealing with a concussion. While a concussion is […] Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve McLendon Working To Be A 60-Minute Player

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon has taken his fair share of criticism over the past season from fans of the organization who don’t believe that he has the size or strength to fulfill the traditional roles of the position. And that was fine by him. In truth, there’s no bigger critic of McLendon than […] Steve McLendon Working To Be A 60-Minute Player is a post...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steve McLendon Weight, Offense Expectations & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 109 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd still not back settled after his weekend off, Alex Kozora joins me once again to talk about all of the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers. In this episode, Alex and I talk about the recent reports concerning the weight and current health of […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steve...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Versatile Steeler Thomas grateful for new opportunity

Steve McLendon didn't answer the question, but it was more like he couldn't answer it about new teammate Cam Thomas. “I would rather not say what he brings because I want people to see what he brings,” McLendon said. Maybe a better answer might be from where will Thomas bring it? The Steelers signed the 330-pounder nicknamed “Baby Zilla” to a two-year, $4 million...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New-Look Steve McLendon Will Better Serve Team Needs This Season

From the sounds of it, Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon would very much like to forget about last season. It was his first year as a starter, and at times, it showed. But he knows that he can’t forget, because he knows that it taught him so much on his journey to preparing for […] New-Look Steve McLendon Will Better Serve Team Needs This Season is a post from:...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Version Of Steelers NT Steve McLendon Includes Stronger Ankles, 17 Extra Pounds

Last week during his podcast, former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Craig Wolfley, who also serves as the team’s sideline reporter for radio network, said nose tackle Steve McLendon has put on weight during the offseason. On Thursday, McLendon told the media that he has indeed added 17 pounds since last season and that he now […] 2014 Version Of Steelers NT Steve McLendon...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers NT Steve McLendon Has Weight Up To About 325 Pounds

Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and current radio color man Craig Wolfley has been busy taking in the OTA practices and during his most recent podcast, he had an interesting piece of information concerning starting nose tackle Steve McLendon. “I didn’t realize it, his weight dropped,” said Wolfley of the 2013 version of McLendon. “He was […] Report: Steelers...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: The Steve McLendon Myth

By Alex Kozora Throughout the rest of the offseason, we’ll examine specific plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season. We won’t be focusing so much on individual play, though that inevitably comes with any breakdown, but instead, we will focus on concepts used in the pro game to show not just what happened, but why […] Steelers Film Room: The Steve McLendon Myth is a...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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