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Steelers Le’Veon Bell, Jason Worilds Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Texans

Pro Football Focus already has their initial set of player grades in from the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-23 win Monday night over the Houston Texans and this week running back Le’Veon Bell (3.5) received top billing on offense thanks to his play and 145 yards of total offense. Tight end Matt Spaeth (2.7) and wide receiver […] Steelers Le’Veon Bell, Jason Worilds Receive Top PFF...
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Steelers Defense Must Build Off Of Texans Turnovers

Last night on Twitter, I wrote that the Pittsburgh Steelers had scored 17 points off of turnovers against the Houston Texans, mockingly adding “also, the Steelers have turnovers tonight”. The truth is, however, that the team has forced at least one turnover now in five straight games, reaching a season-high three turnovers last night in […] Steelers Defense Must Build Off...
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Steelers vs. Texans: Player Snap Counts Week 7

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night win over the Houston Texans, according to the NFL official gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting. As far as the offense goes, rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant played a total of 22 plays in […] Steelers vs. Texans: Player Snap Counts Week 7 is a post from: Steelers...
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Steelers Rookie Martavis Bryant Makes Instant Impact

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin wanted to activate rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant for this game in order to help contribute in the red zone, where the team had become the worst in the league prior to last night. So, of course, he caught a 35-yard touchdown pass instead, using his speed rather than […] Steelers Rookie Martavis Bryant Makes Instant Impact is a post...
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Steelers Vs. Texans: Winners And Losers From Week 7

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Houston Texans 30-23 Monday night at Heinz Field to move to 4-3 on the season and after two passes back through the game rewind, here is just a good sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Feel free to add your own in the comments below that […] Steelers Vs. Texans: Winners And Losers From Week 7 is a post from: Steelers Depot ...
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Steelers S Ross Ventrone Continues To Prove He’s Worthy Of Being The 53rd Man

When you’re the 53rd man on an NFL roster, more times than not you are player that’s expected to contribute on special teams. For the Pittsburgh Steelers that player is currently reserve safety Ross Ventrone and Monday night against the Houston Texans he more than pulled his weight on special teams. Ventrone, who has shown […] Steelers S Ross Ventrone Continues To Prove He’s...
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Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Fails To Record A Catch In Win Over Texans

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed passes to seven different teammates Monday night in the 30-23 win over the Houston Texans but second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton wasn’t one of them. After only catching four of the 11 passes thrown his way in the loss last Sunday in the loss to the Cleveland Browns, Wheaton […] Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Fails...
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Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Literally Left It All Out On The Field Monday Night

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons literally left it all out on the field Monday night in the 30-23 win over the Houston Texans. The Steelers veteran defensive signal caller was shown losing the contents of his stomach a couple of times midway through the second quarter, but after leaving the game briefly, he returned and […] Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Literally...
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Late Second Quarter Scoring Explosion Propels Steelers To 30-23 Win Over Texans

Down 13-0, the Pittsburgh Steelers scored 24 unanswered points late in the second quarter and they held on to beat the Houston Texans 30-23 Monday night at Heinz Field. The Steelers 24 point scoring explosion started with a 44 yard field goal by kicker Shaun Suisham with 3:13 left in the first half and ended […] Late Second Quarter Scoring Explosion Propels Steelers To 30-23 Win...
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Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Only Player Injured Monday Night In Win Over Texans

The Pittsburgh Steelers came out of their 30-23 win over the Houston Texans Monday night in good shape health wise as right tackle Marcus Gilbert was the only player listed by head coach Mike Tomlin as being injured during his post game press conference. Gilbert, who left the game in the second quarter with a […] Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Only Player Injured Monday Night In Win...
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Steelers vs Texans Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers looked to be collapsing once again in primetime, quickly dropping to a 13-0 deficit after allowing the Houston Texans to score on their first three possessions. The Steelers stormed back at the end of the quarter, however, beginning with a 35-yard strike to rookie Martavis Bryant. After a fumble and an interception, Pittsburgh added another […] Steelers...
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Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Leaves Texans Game With Possible Concussion

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert has left the Monday night game against the Houston Texans with a possible concussion. With Gilbert out, Mike Adams has entered the game. Adams hasn’t played a snap on offense all season. The Steelers currently trail the Texans 13-0 in the second quarter. Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Leaves Texans […] Steelers T Marcus Gilbert Leaves...
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Steelers vs Texans First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to get back in the win column tonight against the Houston Texans. They’ve been bouncing back and forth between victory and defeat, unable to stack wins or losses. They are hoping to avoid stacking losses at home. As has often been the case, the Steelers began the game on offense. Ben Roethlisberger bluffed […] Steelers vs Texans First Half...
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Steelers Reach Injury Settlement With Rookie CB Shaquille Richardson

It sounds like the Pittsburgh Steelers have lost yet another one of their 2014 draft picks. Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Monday evening that the Steelers reached an injury settlement with cornerback Shaquille Richardson, who was their first of two fifth-round selections back in May. Richardson was placed on the Steelers practice squad […] Steelers Reach...
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Ray Lewis Says Teams No Longer Have To Pack Chin Straps When They Play Steelers

Add former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to the list of notable people that believes the 2014 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers consists of players who are soft. During Monday Night Countdown on ESPN, Lewis said that teams no longer have to pack a chinstrap when they play the Steelers. He went on to add […] Ray Lewis Says Teams No Longer Have To Pack Chin Straps When...
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Report: Steelers DE Brett Keisel To Start Over Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Monday Night

Earlier in the week it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt would likely make his first career start Monday night against the Houston Texans, but according to the team’s PR man, Burt Lauten, that won’t be the case. Defensive lineup changes confirmed for @steelers: Cam Thomas is scheduled to start at […] Report: Steelers DE Brett Keisel To...
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Steelers vs Texans Week 7 Inactives

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their Week 7 Monday night against the Houston Texans and the list shows no real surprises. With rookies Martavis Bryant and Daniel McCullers both dressing for the first time this season, wide receiver Justin Brown will lose his helmet. Brown had dressed for the first six games this season. Steelers...
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Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Has Very Few Weaknesses

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will making his fourth-career start against the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night and while the Harvard product has yet to register a win against black and gold, he figures to be a tough opponent nonetheless. For starters, while Fitzpatrick has just as many interceptions as touchdown passes (6), heading into the […] Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick...
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Texans Defense Stingy So Far This Season When It Comes To Giving Up Explosive Plays

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field, they’ll face a defense that has done a good job at not giving up the explosive play through their first six games. According to Pro Football Reference, the Texans defense has only allowed 18 plays of 20 yards or longer so […] Texans Defense Stingy So Far This Season When It Comes To Giving Up...
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Will Steelers Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Receive Extra Nickel Package Work Monday Night?

While Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt is expected to make his first career start Monday night against the Houston Texans, it will be interesting to see how they choose to use him when their not using their base 3-4 alignment. Of the 67 snaps that Tuitt has logged so far this season on […] Will Steelers Rookie DE Stephon Tuitt Receive Extra Nickel Package...
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Steelers Want CB Cortez Allen To Improve His Focus

After signing a big extension just prior to the start of the regular season, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen isn’t likely to even be the starter Monday night against the Houston Texans as Brice McCain is expected to get that honor instead due to Allen’s inconsistent play so far this season. While the team certainly […] Steelers Want CB Cortez Allen To Improve His...
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Steelers Film Room: Houston Texans Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Scouting report of the Houston Texans based off the study from their games against the Dallas Cowboys and Indianapolis Colts for tonight’s contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE – Ryan Fitzpatrick shows the ability to navigate within a muddy pocket but that might be his best trait. His arm is just average […] Steelers Film Room: Houston Texans Scouting...
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Steelers vs Texans – What To Watch For On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to right the ship tonight against the Houston Texans. While two of their division rivals fell yesterday, the Baltimore Ravens continue to win, and now lead the division at 5-2. Should the Steelers manage to get back in the win column—which would fit their trend—they will be in second play at […] Steelers vs Texans – What To Watch For On Defense...
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Steelers vs Texans – What To Watch For On Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to right the ship tonight against the Houston Texans. While two of their division rivals fell yesterday, the Baltimore Ravens continue to win, and now lead the division at 5-2. Should the Steelers manage to get back in the win column—which would fit their trend—they will be in second play at […] Steelers vs Texans – What To Watch For On Offense...
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Steelers vs Browns II Film Review: Lance Moore

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran wide receiver Lance Moore to replace their own veteran slot receiver, who left in the offseason for a higher pay grade. But he has been forced to bide his time behind first-year wide receiver Justin Brown due to his superior blocking ability. That factor went out the window after the […] Steelers vs Browns II Film Review: Lance Moore is a...
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