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Steelers Must Answer One Question: Can They Score On The Road?

These past three games have been nothing short of an offensive revelation for the Pittsburgh Steelers, accumulating 15 touchdown drives behind Ben Roethlisberger, all through the air, though one of those 15 touchdown passes was thrown by the man who has eight of them himself, Antonio Brown. In that span, the Steelers have put up […] Steelers Must Answer One Question: Can They...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers So Far Getting Away With Playing Nickel Corners Outside

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially unveiled the Munchkin Bunch of cornerbacks in earnest earlier this week in a victory over the rival Baltimore Ravens, in which each of the team’s three corners on the field stood at 5’10 or shorter. How did this come to be, when the Steelers’ two starting cornerbacks at the beginning of […] Steelers So Far Getting Away With Playing Nickel...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kozora Video: Breaking Down The Martavis Bryant 19 Yard Touchdown

By Alex Kozora In this week’s Chalk Talk video, we’ll break down the 19 yard touchdown grab by Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night. We’ll examine how the Steelers used a “smash” concept to get him open. Enjoy the video and leave any feedback of things you liked or […] Kozora Video: Breaking Down The Martavis Bryant...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Ravens II Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers opened the second half in a three tight end look, something that they turn to more frequently with the lead. Will Johnson caught the ball on first down, but for only a yard. […] Steelers vs Ravens II Second Half Notes And Observations is a post...
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Steelers vs Ravens II First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. On the first play of the game, Cameron Heyward smashed through a double team to make a tackle for loss. A pair of receptions to tight end Owen Daniels, fresh off a minor cleanup on […] Steelers vs Ravens II First Half Notes And Observations is a post from:...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Week 9 TOX Stats

I now have the TOX stats through Week 9 of the 2014 NFL season compiled and this week we had the plus two or better teams go a combined TOX stat went 7-3 (70.0%). Year to date, teams with a plus two or better TOX stat are now 80-14 (85.1%). Keep in mind that the expected […] 2014 NFL Week 9 TOX Stats is a post from: Steelers Depot The post 2014 NFL Week 9 TOX Stats appeared...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Suggs says he heard from league about late hit on Blount

Judging by the comments made Wednesday by Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs, it sounds like he might have been informed that he was being fined for his dirty hit from behind on Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount Sunday night. While Suggs reportedly didn’t go into detail, he did say Wednesday that he’s heard “a […] Ravens Suggs Admits He’s Heard...
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Jets Injury Report: CB Darrin Walls Unlikely To Play Against Steelers

The New York Jets have released their first injury report of the week as they prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at MetLife stadium and it shows four players failing to practice Wednesday. Tackle Breno Giacomini (illness), defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (illness), cornerback Darrin Walls (calf) and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson (illness) all sat […] Jets Injury...
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Steelers OC Todd Haley Likely To Be Hatless For Jets Game

In the last two games, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has thrown for 862 yards and 12 touchdowns. Also in the last two games, offensive coordinator Todd Haley hasn’t worn a hat on the sideline. Is that just a coincidence? Roethlisberger probably isn’t totally sure, but just in case is isn’t, you can probably expect […] Steelers OC Todd Haley Likely To...
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Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu, Thomas, Shazier, Ventrone, Worilds All Sit Out Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the field Wednesday preparing for their Sunday road game against the New York Jets and the first injury report of the week, as expected, shows that several players failed to practice. Sitting out Wednesday’s practice with injuries were safety Troy Polamalu (knee), linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle), safety Shamarko Thomas […] Steelers Injury...
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Pro Football Focus Includes Roethlisberger, Brown On Midseason All-Pro Team

Pro Football Focus announced their Midseason All-Pro team on Wednesday and two Pittsburgh Steelers players were selected on the offensive side of the football. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger received the nod over Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady thanks mostly to his performance in the last two games. Khaled Elsayed writes: Pulled away from the competition with […] Pro Football Focus...
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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tomlin Tuesday, Steelers Jets Preview With Manish Mehta & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 40 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I start off this show by talking about what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say Tuesday during his Tuesday press conference. This includes us talking about the injury situation heading into Sunday’s game against the New York Jets, the usage of Vince […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking...
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Back-To-Back Ben: Roethlisberger Named AFC Offensive Player Of The Week Again

Thanks to his 340-yard, six-touchdown performance Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week 9. This makes back to back weeks that Roethlisberger has won the award and 11th time overall in his career. After starting the game 1-of-5 passing against the […] Back-To-Back Ben: Roethlisberger...
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Steelers Release Hemer From Practice Squad To Make Room For Dangerfield

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now official announced the signing of safety Jordan Dangerfield to their practice squad and defensive tackle Ethan Hemer was released to make room for him. Dangerfield, a Towson product, is needed due to all of the injuries that the team currently has at the safety position. The team has already ruled […] Steelers Release Hemer From Practice Squad...
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Steelers Succesful When Ringing The Bell On Third Downs This Season

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is certainly having a great 2014 season as he already has 1144 yards from scrimmage through the first nine games. 433 of those yards have come on 47 receptions and you might be surprised to learn that 10 of his catches have come on third down and produced either […] Steelers Succesful When Ringing The Bell On Third Downs This Season...
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Steelers Remember The Value Of Turnovers, Now That They’re Getting Them

After failing to record a single turnover in the first two games of the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now gone seven consecutive games with recording at least one turnover. In fact, they have even scored three touchdowns directly off of turnovers, twice on the interception and once on a fumble recovery on a punt. […] Steelers Remember The Value Of Turnovers, Now That They’re...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Antwon Blake Steps Up For Steelers In Sub-Package

After a string of frustratingly inconsistent games from starting cornerback Cortez Allen, the Pittsburgh Steelers made the tough decision to demote him to sub-package duty three games ago against the Houston Texans. The move seemed to make sense at the time. Replacing him in the starting lineup was Brice McCain, who’d spent his entire career […] Antwon Blake Steps Up For Steelers...
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Steelers Kick Coverage With Rare Lapse Against Ravens

Prior to this past Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers had actually been doing a pretty nice job on kickoff coverage, especially considering they ranked toward the bottom of the league in registering touchbacks. That changed suddenly late in the game when, after a 54-yard touchdown pass and, according to head coach […] Steelers Kick Coverage With...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Back To Plan B At Linebacker

It’s not as though they haven’t gotten used to it by now. In fact, over the course of the past several weeks, it’s been the norm. Pittsburgh Steelers rookie starting inside linebacker Ryan Shazier has been ruled out for next week’s game with an ankle injury. That means the mack linebacker position will be once […] Steelers Back To Plan B At Linebacker is a post from: Steelers...
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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Ravens

By David Todd The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Baltimore Ravens in their third consecutive nationally-televised game at Heinz Field on a night when they retired Joe Greene’s jersey. They did Mean Joe proud, throttling the visitors 43-23 to raise their record to 6-3. It wasn’t quite a throwback to the dominating days of the […] David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus...
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Roethlisberger’s Six-Touchdown Game Results In Two Ravens Being Waived

After allowing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to throw for 340 yards and six touchdowns Sunday night against them, the Baltimore Ravens cut ties Tuesday with two cornerbacks that saw playing time in that game. Waived by the Ravens Tuesday were cornerbacks Chykie Brown and Dominique Franks. The Ravens filled their spots on the roster […] Roethlisberger’s Six...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign S Jordan Dangerfield

The Pittsburgh Steelers brought free agent safety Jordan Dangerfield in for a workout Monday and on Tuesday the Towson product announced on Twitter that he has signed with the team. Thankful for the warm welcome back. Truly blessed to be back on board with a first class organization… http://t.co/wDppQ4Ffx2 — Jordan Dangerfield (@Dangerfield__) November 4, […] Steelers Sign...
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Roethlisberger, Brown Each Receive One Vote In ESPN NFL Nation Midseason MVP Poll

ESPN.com recently had all 32 of their NFL Nation reporters cast a vote for a midseason MVP and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was the runaway winner with 16 votes. Even though he’s thrown for 196 more yards than Brady has so far this season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger only received one vote […] Roethlisberger, Brown Each Receive One Vote In...
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2014 NFL Week 9 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With nine weeks of 2014 season now in the books, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. First off, let me tell you that I’ve been making a mistake with this stat as I just realized that I have been using net passing yardage instead […] 2014 NFL Week 9 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Ravens: An All-22 Primer

By Alex Kozora Before the tape drops tomorrow, an All-22 primer of the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-27 victory against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night. – I want to continue to take a look at Ben Roethlisberger going through his progressions. Saw it last week against the Indianapolis Colts. Likely happened again in what ended up being […] Steelers Versus Ravens: An All-22 Primer...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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