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Steelers 11-5 On Road Under Tomlin When Favored By 7-Points Or More

As Wednesday winds down, the Pittsburgh Steelers remain 7.5-point road favorites over the Chicago Bears and that’s not overly surprising. With that line not likely to budge much between now and the kickoff of Sunday’s game at Soldier Field, I thought it would be worth looking at how the Steelers...
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7 hours ago

Bears 2017 Week 3 Injury Report: 12 Players Listed On Wednesday

The Chicago Bears enter their Week 3 home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a record of 0-2 and a lengthy list of injured players. The Bears first injury report of Week 3 that was released on Wednesday includes 12 players listed on it. Not practicing on Wednesday for Bears...
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10 hours ago

Matt Feiler Preparing Himself To Be Active Against Bears

After leaving Sunday’s home game against the Minnesota Vikings with a hamstring injury, Pittsburgh Steelers starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert failed to practice on Wednesday and that resulted in him being listed on the team’s injury report. Should Gilbert ultimately not play Sunday against the Chicago Bears, Chris Hubbard would likely start...
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11 hours ago

Roethlisberger Aiming For Improvement, Not Perfection Early In Season

One of the easiest assessments any fan can make about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense through two weeks is that it’s not been ideal. They haven’t finished enough drives, their third down conversion is in the gutter, and statistically, they have one of the worst rushing attacks in football. But Ben...
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11 hours ago

Steelers 2017 Week 3 Injury Report: Watt, Tuitt Both Limited Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers first injury report of Week 3 has now been released and it includes eight players being listed on it. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (not injury related), tackle Marcus Gilbert (hamstring), wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (sick), tight end Jesse James (ankle), and center Maurkice Pouncey (sick) all failed to...
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13 hours ago

Film Room: Bryant’s 3rd Down Reception Against Vikings Was Key

The Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday win over the Minnesota Vikings included several key plays on both sides of the football, but there seems to be one that was made by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and wide receiver Martavis Bryant that isn’t being talked about. With 7:32 left in the third quarter and Pittsburgh...
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15 hours ago

Steelers S J.J. Wilcox Cleared To Resume Practicing

After missing Sunday’s Week 2 game against the Minnesota Vikings with a concussion, Pittsburgh Steelers safety J.J. Wilcox has now been cleared to resume practicing on Wednesday, according to the team. https://twitter.com/SteelersPRBurt/status/910556984952451072 Wilcox, who the Steelers acquired via a trade just with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers just prior to the...
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15 hours ago

Ex-Steelers Off To Rough Start In Post-Pittsburgh Careers

So…it hasn’t gone all that smoothly so far when it comes to former Pittsburgh Steelers players relocating this year. Almost literally not one player who was an unrestricted free agent who failed to re-sign with the Steelers is currently on an NFL 53-man roster, and this is not an insignificant...
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16 hours ago

Steelers Pass Rush Off To Best Start In A Decade

With two more sacks Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now gotten to the quarterback nine times this season. Through two games, the Steelers are tied for second in the league in sacks, only falling short of the Jacksonville Jaguars (who incredibly have 11). The Steelers’ pass...
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17 hours ago

Film Room: Bud Dupree Flashes In Season Debut

It was certainly a pleasant sight to see Pittsburgh Steelers third-year outside linebacker Bud Dupree back out on the field after he sat out the season opener. It was even more exciting to see him out there and playing well. Not that he turned in a flawless performance, and he...
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17 hours ago

Big Ben Thinks ‘There Still Room Out There For Some Growth’ From Martavis Bryant

I doubt that there was anybody else in Heinz Field on Sunday happier to see Martavis Bryant streaking down the field scoring touchdowns and making big catches than was the man throwing him the passes: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Aside from, of course, Bryant himself. But the two have...
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18 hours ago

Steelers Sign OT Jake Rodgers, Release WR Justin Thomas

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a practice squad swap today, signing OT Jake Rodgers to their practice squad. WR Justin Thomas was released in a corresponding move, the team announced moments ago. We have signed OL Jake Rodgers to our practice squad, and released WR Justin Thomas from our practice squad....
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18 hours ago

Film Room: Cameron Heyward Dominant Against Vikings

Though he didn’t record three sacks in the game like he did in Week Four a year ago, defensive end Cameron Heyward’s performance on Sunday for the Pittsburgh Steelers was surely one of the better displays of his career, which is notable considering that his last season ended with a...
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19 hours ago

Steelers Vs Vikings Sack Breakdown

Back to break down the two sacks given up by the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 26-9 win over the Minnesota Vikings. 1. 1st and 15, :40 1st. 11 personnel. Five block (plus RB chip/release) vs four man rush. Steelers run a full slide to the offense’s right (defense’s left), leaving...
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19 hours ago

Interview: Shamarko Thomas Says He Left Steelers On Good Terms

Bringing you another Pittsburgh Steelers’ interview courtesy of our good friend Ron Lippock of the Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin. Today, Ron chats with former Steelers’ safety Shamarko Thomas. They talk about his time with the Steelers, his workouts with Troy Polamalu, and what Thomas is up to today. Be sure to check out Ron’s book, Steelers’ Takeaways:...
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20 hours ago

Home Opener A Big Moment For James Conner

It may not have seemed like much of a big deal, but, in fact, it was truly momentous. About 10 minutes into the Pittsburgh Steelers’ home opener on Sunday, rookie running back James Conner checked onto the grass for the first time at Heinz Field wearing the black and gold...
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20 hours ago

Ben On JuJu’s Playing Time: ‘It Doesn’t Seem Like He’s Overwhelmed’

One of the popular topics along our comments section the past two weeks has seemingly been the workload for Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. The second-round pick, who is the youngest player on any team’s 53-man roster at just 20 years old, has played over 65 snaps over...
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21 hours ago

Film Room: David DeCastro Lead The Way

While the offensive line play to date may not necessarily be much to write home about—that pertains more to the running game than in pass protection, as they have only given up two sacks so far, a third surrendered by a tight end—that is not to say that there have...
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22 hours ago

AJ McCarron On Andy Dalton: ‘He’s Our Quarterback’

You may have heard of a report here or there that the Cincinnati Bengals are toying around with the idea of putting quarterback Andy Dalton on the bench in favor of AJ McCarron, who started three games in 2015, throwing six touchdowns and two interception to go along with 854...
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22 hours ago

2017 South Side Questions: Caution Using Starters On Special Teams?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions...
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23 hours ago

First Career NFL Touchdowns Courtesy Of Ben Roethlisberger

During his Tuesday morning interview on 93.7 The Fan, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was reminded that the touchdown scored Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings by rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was his first official catch in the NFL. After talking a little about the progress Smith-Schuster has made so...
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1 day ago

Tuitt On Week 3 Status: ‘We’re Going To Do Everything We Can To Make Sure I’m Ready’

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin delivered a positive update Tuesday on defensive end Stephon Tuitt during his weekly press conference and now we’ll wait and see if hes ultimately able to play Sunday in the team’s Week 3 road game against the Chicago Bears. Tuesday night, Tuitt was a...
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1 day ago

The Perspective Of An Average Steelers Fan: Stuck In A Tunis Hotel Room

Another wonderful Monday in Steelers Nation; the great debate being the distinction between a win and a “quality” win. How many of you have been stuck in a hotel room on a Pittsburgh Steelers gameday? Yes, there are Steelers bars across the nation and even scattered around the world. For...
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1 day ago

Film Room: T.J. Watt Off To Strong Start Before Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie starting outside linebacker T.J. Watt may have been forced to bail out of the second game of his career early due to a groin injury, but he did not do so before making an impact on the game, even when he did not record a statistic. Early...
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1 day ago

Former Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Suspended Indefinitely By Dolphins

After going AWOL this past weekend for reasons that are still not totally clear, Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons was suspended indefinitely by his team on Tuesday. We have suspended linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely. — Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) September 19, 2017 According to a recent report by TMZ, Timmons was reportedly...
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1 day ago
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