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Artie Burns Hopping Back On The Moving Train

It’s tough for a rookie to get comfortable and earn trust after missing nearly an entire training camp. And ten years ago, Artie Burns would’ve been treated like a redshirt player. Scout team fodder, an understanding that his time would have to wait for another year. But the climate has...
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October 04, 2016

Steelers Injury Report: 3 Ruled Out For Jets Game; Gilbert, Harris Highly Questionable

The Pittsburgh Steelers closed out the first quarter of their 2016 regular season with an impressive home win over the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night but in the process they suffered a few more injuries in the process. On Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin held his weekly press conference and...
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October 04, 2016

Marcus Gilbert’s Injury Yet Another Curveball For Steelers’ Offense

For the Pittsburgh Steelers, it was another game, another blowout result, only this time, they came out on the winning side of a 25-plus-point margin. But one thing that did not change was the fact that they continued to rack up a number of injuries, and as they continue to...
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October 04, 2016

David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 4: Steelers Versus Chiefs

Coming off the worst defeat of the Mike Tomlin-era, a 34-3 blowout at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field on Sunday night in nationally-televised match-up and came within eight seconds of the biggest win of the Tomlin-era. The Steelers...
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October 04, 2016

Justin Gilbert Debuts On Defense For Steelers

It may have taken a full 30 percent of their secondary going down, but on Sunday night, the recently acquired third-year cornerback Justin Gilbert finally got on the field on defense for the Pittsburgh Steelers. And it wasn’t much, but it was a start, at least, a taste. He played...
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October 04, 2016

Keith Butler Was At His Most Aggressive Sunday Night

I doubt Keith Butler actually listened but we can all pretend he heard us anyway. The number one request from this Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense was to become more aggressive, send more blitzes and defenders. And Butler responded to that as the defense dominated the Kansas City Chiefs. On Sunday, Butler...
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October 04, 2016

Top 10 Game-Defining Plays In The Steelers Week 4 Win Over The Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers easily took care of the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night at Heinz Field and below are my choices for the top ten game-defining plays. 10 – Kansas City was moving the ball on their first drive until on 2nd and 10 Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward bull-rushed...
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October 04, 2016

Steelers Vs Chiefs Positional Grades

Sunday night’s nationally televised game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Pittsburgh Steelers from Heinz Field couldn’t have gone better for the black and gold coming off the worst loss in the Mike Tomlin era just one week before. The high-powered offense fired on all cylinder’s in Le’Veon Bell’s...
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October 04, 2016

Steelers May Be Cautious Bringing Sean Davis Back From Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie second-round draft pick Sean Davis did dress for Sunday night’s victory over the Chiefs, but as we learned by the end of the game, his ‘active’ status was nearly a semantic designation, as he did not play a single snap on defense, nor did he participate on...
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October 04, 2016

Ben Roethlisberger Combining Scoring Productivity With Consistency

Over the course of the first four weeks of the 2016 season, Ben Roethlisberger has done something that he has never done before in his 12 previous seasons. Yes, he opened the season with 11 touchdowns through the first quarter of the year, but this is a quarterback who had...
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October 04, 2016

Cleveland’s Misery Continues As They Lose Another Center

Things are not going particularly well for the Cleveland Browns thus far through the first quarter of the season. Unfortunately for them, nearly all of the articles that I have written thus far this season about the Browns have been negative in nature, and that is simply a reflection of...
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October 04, 2016

2016 South Side Questions: Was AB’s Second-Half Inaction By Design?

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 04, 2016

Fowler: Marcus Gilbert “Could Miss Some Time”

Small update to today’s earlier report on Marcus Gilbert’s mid-foot injury suffered in last night’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Earlier today, Chris Adamski tweeted out Gilbert was in a boot but without crutches. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler is now saying Gilbert has undergone an MRI but it’s unclear how...
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October 03, 2016

Jets Not Expected To Bench QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

Coming off the excitement of yesterday’s win but like the rest of the team, we’re prepping to move on to Week 5’s matchup against the New York Jets. A struggling, to put it mildly, Jets’ squad. That starts with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. His past two performances have led fans to...
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October 03, 2016

“Night Of The Living Steelers” To Debut Wednesday Night On NFL Network

An upcoming show on the NFL Network is sure to interest fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. A new episode of NFL Network’s series The Timeline will center around filmmaker George Romero and how his films became a cultural icon, much like the Steelers of the 1970s did. The show, Night of the Living...
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October 03, 2016

Steelers Roethlisberger, Tuitt Receive Top PFF Grades For Their Play Against Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a great bounce-back game Sunday night as they totally dominated the Kansas City Chiefs on both sides of the football on their way to registering a 43-14 home win. Pro Football Focus has now released some of their individual player grades from the Sunday game and...
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October 03, 2016

Bell Feeling Healthy, Effective In First Game Back

Lot of talk about Le’Veon Bell on here today but well deserved after his spectacular performance, totaling nearly 180 yards from scrimmage in last night’s huge win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Bell himself spoke to reporters, in a video posted to Steelers.com, and said he came out of the...
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October 03, 2016

Steelers Injury Update: Gilbert In Walking Boot; Chickillo Has Slight Limp

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered a few more key injuries Sunday night in their blowout win over the Kansas City Chiefs and while not even 24 hours has passed since the game concluded, updates are beginning to trickle in on the players who were unable to finish the contest. According to...
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October 03, 2016

Steelers’ Defense Controlled The YAC In Sunday Night Thrashing Of Chiefs

After giving up a ton of yards after the catch in their previous two games, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense got it right when it came to that portion of their play in their big Sunday night win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field. On the 30 passes that...
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October 03, 2016

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Chiefs Game Recap, Injuries, Celebrations & More

Season 7, Episode 23 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Monday show, David Todd and I recap the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field. David and I kick things off by going over the Steelers post-game injury report as the team suffered a...
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October 03, 2016

Steelers Sign RB Daryl Richardson To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers made one transaction on Monday morning and it was related to their practice squad. Signed to the 10-man practice squad on Monday was running back Daryl Richardson, who was waived from the 53-man roster on Thursday in order to make room for running back Le’Veon Bell. Richardson...
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October 03, 2016

Heavy Pass Distribution A Sign Of Comfort And Efficiency Against Chiefs

One thing that I like to keep an eye on over the course of a game for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is how many different targets he can find in the passing game over the course of a game. Generally, it serves as a pretty good indication of his...
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October 03, 2016

Injury Replacements Step Up For Wounded Steelers Squad

In hindsight, it may go somewhat unnoticed, but the Pittsburgh Steelers ended up playing this game with a lot of replacement parts. In fact, the biggest person missing from this game ended up being on the other sideline, as Chiefs cornerback Phillip Gaines’ absence really helped to open things up...
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October 03, 2016

Film Room: Keith Butler Turns Up The Heat In Win

For a week, the concerns over the Pittsburgh Steelers’ pass rush will be quelled. It doesn’t mean they’re solved, and long-term, but it was clear Keith Butler made some adjustments to go from a lone sack in three weeks to four in last night’s win. The solution was a combination of things;...
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October 03, 2016

Watch: Steelers Vs Chiefs Initial Analysis

Man, these are a lot better after big victories. As we always do after each game, my initial thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 43-14 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Across the board, the Steelers won in each phase, but we get into Ben Roethlisberger’s play, the job B.J. Finney...
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October 03, 2016
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