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Run Defense A Mounting Concern After Back-To-Back Letdowns

After the Pittsburgh Steelers gave up a heap of yardage on the ground to the Ravens last year, head coach Mike Tomlin said after the game that they were willing to give up some in the ground game in order to play tighter in other areas of the defense that...
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October 23, 2016

Tomlin Stands By Decision To Let Boswell Attempt 54-Yard Field Goal

The Pittsburgh Steelers blew several opportunities in Sunday’s home loss to the New England Patriots and one them came following a turnover in the fourth quarter when head coach Mike Tomlin decided to let kicker Chris Boswell attempt a 54-yard field goal on 4th and 3 with 9:05 left in the fourth quarter. Boswell’s attempt...
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October 23, 2016

Missed Opportunities for POOTOS Loom Large In Loss

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a valiant go of it there for a while, especially after falling into an early 14-0 hole, but at the end of the day, they walked off of the Heinz Field grass in defeat at the hands of the visiting New England Patriots. It’s easy to...
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October 23, 2016

Unable To Capitalize On Turnovers, Steelers Fall To Patriots 27-16

It may have wound up being a closer game than what many envisioned, that won’t bring any comfort to Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans. Numerous failed opportunities dropped the Steelers to the New England Patriots 27-16. Jarvis Jones forced a fumble on the Patriots’ first offensive play of the game, ripping the...
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October 23, 2016

Steelers Injury Report: Antonio Brown Injures Quad In Loss To Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers lost 27-16 to the New England Patriots Sunday at Heinz Field and during the game wide receiver Antonio Brown suffered a left leg injury. After the game was over, head coach Mike Tomlin recapped his injury along with the health of the rest of the team. “Not much...
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October 23, 2016

Steelers Vs Patriots Winners/Losers

Well…here you go. WINNERS Le’Veon Bell: I’m sure he is tops on everyone’s list. Bell needed to be involved in this offense and he was to the tune of 31 touches. He has the uncanny ability to set up blocks, show patience, and then dart upfield. He ran tough, crushing corners...
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October 23, 2016

Week 7 Steelers Vs Patriots Live Update And Discussion Thread – Second Half

Following a Ravens loss earlier in the day, the Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to clear some more space between themselves and the rest of the division, but in order to do so, they are going to have to beat the Patriots without Ben Roethlisberger at quarterback. And it didn’t look good early...
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October 23, 2016

Week 7 Steelers Vs Patriots Live Update And Discussion Thread – First Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers face a tall task today, even at home, of overthrowing the 5-1 Patriots, and doing so without the services of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Among others, of course, as the team’s entire inactive list is free of healthy scratches. Among the other notable absentees are wide receiver Markus Wheaton, right tackle Marcus...
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October 23, 2016

Steelers Vs. Patriots: Inactives For Week 7

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their inactive list for Sunday’s Week 7 home game against the New England Patriots and as expected, the seven players ruled out on the Friday injury report are included on it. Inactive for the Steelers Sunday at Heinz Field are quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (knee), defensive end Cameron Heyward (hamstring), tackle...
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October 23, 2016

2016 NFL Week 7 Picks & Predictions: Dave Bryan & David Todd

Every Friday on The Terrible Podcast my co-host David Todd and I pick all of the NFL games against the spread and we post those picks every Sunday morning throughout the season and track the results along the way. Here is a link to the Friday episode. We use the...
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October 23, 2016

Steelers Finding Success Throwing On First Down

Earlier in the year, I wrote about the Steelers’ struggles on third down and how they could improve that by running the ball on first and second downs. But now six weeks into the season, it has become apparent that the opposite is in fact true. The Steelers are experiencing...
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October 23, 2016

Steelers Vs. Patriots: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 7

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New England Patriots Sunday at home and they’ll have to do so without the services of starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do to come away with their fifth win of the season. Run...
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October 23, 2016

Pain Management Key To What Sammie Coates Can Manage To Do

I’m not sure that anybody was expecting to see second-year wide receiver Sammie Coates find as much success as he had through the first five games of the year, after he hardly played at all during his rookie season, limited to just one catch in the regular season, and three...
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October 23, 2016

Steelers vs Patriots Win/Loss Scenarios

New series we’ll do each Sunday morning before kickoff. A prediction of what will happen if the Pittsburgh Steelers win, if they lose, and my final score prediction. My outlook on this afternoon’s game against the New England Patriots.  The Steelers Will Win If… – Landry Jones completes a couple chunk plays. Been saying...
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October 23, 2016

Week 7 Steelers Vs Patriots – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hosting the New England Patriots this afternoon in a contest in which they are nearly universally expected to lose quite handily. They are home underdogs by more than a touchdown for the first time in over two decades without the services of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and...
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October 23, 2016

Taylor’s Take: Patriots’ Secret Weapon Could Whitewash Steelers

One of the well-known traits of Bill Belichick’s tenure as head coach in New England has been the ability to make otherwise fungible players into key parts of his game plan. In a smaller subgroup are the running backs that he has turned into weapons in the passing game. From...
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October 23, 2016

Starter Reps Key For Establishing Rhythm Between Jones And Receivers

A legion of Pittsburgh Steelers are already dreading the first start of the 2016 season by quarterback Landry Jones. After all, he did throw one pass away last week under pressure. And he threw four interceptions in a half during the preseason. So it goes without saying that he could...
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October 23, 2016

Bengals May Finally Get Tyler Eifert Back Today

The Cincinnati Bengals have had a number of hurdles this season, to be sure, in terms of getting their offense back on the track that helped them become a 12-win division leader a year ago. Losing their offensive coordinator was a big blow, as was the free agent departure of...
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October 23, 2016

2016 South Side Questions: Game Edition – Can Steelers Get Interior Pressure On Brady?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there...
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October 23, 2016

Steelers Vs. Patriots 2016 Week 7: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Week 7 New England Patriots (5-1) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2) Kickoff: 4:25 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (color analyst), Tracy Wolfson (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM...
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October 23, 2016

Steelers Versus Patriots: Week 7 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New England Patriots Sunday at home and thanks to several players being ruled out on the team’s Friday injury report, I don’t have to guess who the seven inactives will be this week. Game inactives are officially announced 90 minutes before kickoff and below should be the seven...
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October 22, 2016

Week 7 Coaching Tree: Patriots’ Bill Belichick

Tomorrow when the Pittsburgh Steelers face off against the New England Patriots at Heinz Field, their opposition will have one of the best coaches of all time in Bill Belichick patrolling the sideline. Belichick has a stunningly impressive resume and is a surefire Hall-of-Famer. He has taken the Patriots to...
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October 22, 2016

Steelers Spin: Week Seven Rants And Ramblings

Last week, the Pittsburgh Steelers marched into Miami with their Super Bowl script in hand, only to have the game play out as a Shakespearean tragedy with a miserable 15-30 loss against the, then, 1-4 Dolphins. In truth, it was yet again a tale told by an idiot, full of...
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October 22, 2016

Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

So I totally blanked and forgot to do the mailbag on Thursday. We’ll substitute Thursday for today and take your Steelers’ questions for the next hour or so. Whatever’s on your mind, this past week against Miami, tomorrow against New England, or anything else Steelers/football related. SteelCity: Is Jarvis Jones skill...
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October 22, 2016

Patriots’ Belichick Talks Steelers, Noll, Bell, And Lambert During Great Friday Presser

For the most part, the press conferences that New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick gives aren’t worth listening to at all as he’s often gruff, flip and full of two or three word answers. However, every now again, Belichick will open up a little bit and especially when he’s...
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October 22, 2016
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