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Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 12 Vs. Seahawks

Week 12 – November 29, 2015 Location: Seattle, Washington Opponent: Seattle Seahawks Coming off the bye week, it finally feels like there is some stability in Pittsburgh. Battling one injury after the next was the theme of the middle portion of the 2015 season. Let’s hope that the theme of... The post Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 12 Vs. Seahawks appeared first...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers vs. Seahawks Primer: MMQB Examines Controversial Calls In Super Bowl XL

Remember all of the whining that came out of the fans of the Seattle Seahawks after the Pittsburgh Steelers won Super Bowl XL? They complained about several calls in that game and some still do to this very day. With the Steelers playing the Seahawks on Sunday, MMQB has decided... The post Steelers vs. Seahawks Primer: MMQB Examines Controversial Calls In Super Bowl XL appeared...
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Steelers’ Top Five Run Defense Meets League’s Best Rushing Offense

It doesn’t matter whether or not Marshawn Lynch is in the backfield on Sunday for the Seattle Seahawks: their running game is going to be a tremendous test for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ improved rushing defense. To be clear, Lynch will not be in the backfield at all, after just having... The post Steelers’ Top Five Run Defense Meets League’s Best Rushing Offense appeared...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Among Least-Penalized Teams This Season

At one point earlier this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to boast the distinction of holding the title of least-penalized team in the league. Through 10 weeks now, they are still very close to that mark, now ranking second, behind only the Minnesota Vikings, who hold the current distinction.... The post Steelers Among Least-Penalized Teams This Season appeared first on...
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Bye Week Evaluation, Justin Forsett Injury May Factor Into RB Roster Move

Yesterday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced an unexpected but not altogether unsurprising roster move as the team gets closer to resuming actual football activity. The move saw the promotion of running back Fitzgerald Toussaint from the practice squad, ousting Isaiah Pead from the 53-man roster in the process. Pead was... The post Bye Week Evaluation, Justin Forsett Injury...
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2015 Steelers Emerging As Battered, But Battle-Tested Unit

Entering the 12th week of the NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have 17 players on reserve lists of one sort or another, including 15 on the good old injured reserve. Admittedly, only perhaps half-dozen or so of those players were on the 53-man roster, and perhaps another two or... The post 2015 Steelers Emerging As Battered, But Battle-Tested Unit appeared first on...
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Bye Week Rethink: Red Zone Usage Of RBs

Today is Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are not playing. They are not playing tomorrow, either, nor did they already play on Thursday. The 6-4 franchise is entering its long awaited and much needed bye week after 10 straight games. With not much else going on, it would figure to... The post Bye Week Rethink: Red Zone Usage Of RBs appeared first on Steelers Depot by Matthew...
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Seahawks Injury Report: LB Bruce Irvin Ends Week Listed As Doubtful

The Seattle Seahawks have now released their final injury report for their Sunday home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it includes no surprises based on the way things have transpired over the course of the last two days. Listed as out on Friday are running back Marshawn Lynch (abdomen)... The post Seahawks Injury Report: LB Bruce Irvin Ends Week Listed As Doubtful appeared...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Waive RB Isaiah Pead, Promote RB Fitzgerald Toussaint From Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a surprise roster move on Friday as running back Isaiah Pead has been and running back Fitzgerald Toussaint has been promoted from the practice squad to replace him. Developing story. The post Steelers Waive RB Isaiah Pead, Promote RB Fitzgerald Toussaint From Practice Squad appeared first on Steelers Depot by Dave Bryan. Go Steelers! [[ This is a...
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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Seahawks Preview, Timmons Contract, Adams Being Tolled & More

Season 6, Episode 53 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this show, Alex Kozora once again sits in for David Todd, who is traveling back to Pittsburgh on this Friday. To kick things off on this Friday, Alex and I briefly recap the three Thanksgiving games. We talk about how... The post The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Seahawks Preview, Timmons Contract, Adams Being...
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Max Starks Evaluates Steelers’ Current Offensive Line

We live breaking down the tape at Steelers’ Depot. But alas, we are not former offensive lineman and don’t bring the expertise those who did it for a living have. Former Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive lineman Max Starks and ex-center LeCharles Bentley paired up to do an in-depth breakdown on the state... The post Max Starks Evaluates Steelers’ Current Offensive Line appeared...
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Browns OC Upset Over Hit From Steelers LB Jarvis Jones On WR Andrew Hawkins

Even though it took place several weeks ago, the hit that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones administered to Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins still has a few feathers ruffled. During his Friday talk with the Browns media, Cleveland offensive coordinator John DeFilippo admitted that he was a “little upset”... The post Browns OC Upset Over Hit From Steelers...
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Danny Smith Explains Why Jacoby Jones Is Still The Punt Returner

In Tuesday’s press conference, Mike Tomlin was very to the point about who would be returning punts Sunday in Seattle. “Jacoby Jones” was all Tomlin gave in his reply. Danny Smith helped clarify the reasons for the decision in his weekly Coordinator’s Corner interview with Bob Labriola on Steelers.com and Steelers... The post Danny Smith Explains Why Jacoby Jones Is Still...
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Steelers Injury Report: Matt Spaeth, Ryan Shazier Questionable For Seahawks Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Friday practice ahead of their Sunday road game against the Seattle Seahawks and the team’s final injury report of the week shows two players listed as questionable. Tight end Matt Spaeth (knee) and linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee) are the two Steelers players... The post Steelers Injury Report: Matt Spaeth, Ryan Shazier Questionable...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

What A 2016 Contract Extension For Lawrence Timmons Might Look Like

Earlier this morning, I wrote about how Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons is hoping to receive an extension in the offseason so that he can rightfully end his long career right where it started. As I mentioned it that post, it won’t be surprising to see the Steelers try to... The post What A 2016 Contract Extension For Lawrence Timmons Might Look Like appeared first...
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Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for... The post Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive Scouting Report appeared...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Moving Antonio Brown Around Key To Counter Seahawks’ Secondary

Antonio Brown is arguably the most matchup proof wide receiver in the league. But it doesn’t hurt to give him a little help. That’s what Todd Haley told the media yesterday. “We have to work awfully hard on a weekly basis with a guy like AB who gets so much... The post Moving Antonio Brown Around Key To Counter Seahawks’ Secondary appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex...
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Young Running Back Pups Ready To Give Steelers ‘Uncle Snoop Dogg’ A Break

The Pittsburgh Steelers late bye week this year probably couldn’t have come at a better time for the team as the rest and relaxation had to help several players who have been nursing the bumps and bruises associated with playing football. One of those players who likely benefitted from the... The post Young Running Back Pups Ready To Give Steelers ‘Uncle Snoop Dogg’ A Break...
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Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for... The post Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Offensive Scouting Report appeared...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Hoping Contract Extension Happens In 2016

At 29 years of age, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons still remains a tackling machine in the interior of the team’s defense and the fact that he hasn’t missed a game since 2010 has him hoping that the organization will extend his contract during the offseason so that he can... The post Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Hoping Contract Extension Happens In 2016 appeared...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Todd Haley: Markus Wheaton’s Response To Usage “Will Define What He’s Going To Be”

The 2015 season has not been the easiest to handle for Pittsburgh Steelers third-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton, who has struggled significantly to get himself involved in the offense in spite of the fact that he has logged close to two thirds of the team’s offensive snaps this year. On... The post Todd Haley: Markus Wheaton’s Response To Usage “Will Define What He’s...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Start And Finish Home Stretch As Road Dogs

The Pittsburgh Steelers seem to be relatively happy and healthy coming out of their bye week after 10 straight weeks of battering their bodies. After all, there is a good deal to be happy about. Some of their main rivals in the Wildcard race fell, leaving them as the only... The post Steelers Start And Finish Home Stretch As Road Dogs appeared first on Steelers Depot by Matthew...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks Injury Report: LB Bruce Irvin, WR Paul Richardson Remain Out Thursday

The Seattle Seahawks had a productive day of practice on Thanksgiving Thursday from a health standpoint as they continue to prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at CenturyLink Field. Not practicing Thursday were linebacker Bruce Irvin (knee), wide receiver Paul Richardson (hamstring) and defensive end Michael Bennett (not injury... The post Seahawks Injury Report: LB Bruce...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Keeping Russell Wilson Contained Key For Steelers’ Run Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken pride in their run defense this season, and rightfully so after beginning a turnaround from a steady drop off in recent years. While the defense ranked relatively favorably a year ago in terms of yards per game allowed on the ground, their yards per carry... The post Keeping Russell Wilson Contained Key For Steelers’ Run Defense appeared first...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Keith Butler: “We’ve Got To Stop The Passing Game A Little Better”

Add Keith Butler to the building list of names of members of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense who believe something must be done to cut down on the sheer quantity of passing yardage that the unit has allowed this season, ranking 28th in the league in terms of passing yardage against... The post Keith Butler: “We’ve Got To Stop The Passing Game A Little Better” appeared first...
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