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Bengals’ CB Adam Jones To Miss Sunday’s Game

The Cincinnati Bengals will be without one of their best cornerbacks for Sunday’s tilt against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Adam Jones told reporters he will miss with a foot injury. Just spoke briefly with Bengals' Adam Jones. While on his scooter he says he isn't playing Sunday but is hopeful he... The post Bengals’ CB Adam Jones To Miss Sunday’s Game appeared first on Steelers...
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Breakdown Of Steelers Cornerback Rotation Used Against Colts

As many of you should know by now, the Pittsburgh Steelers finally shook up their secondary Sunday night in their home win over the Indianapolis Colts and that included cornerback Brandon Boykin seeing his most extensive playing time of the season. Now that our defensive charting from that game has... The post Breakdown Of Steelers Cornerback Rotation Used Against Colts appeared...
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Week 13: Defensive Sack Review

Time for our weekly installment of the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive sack review, and we’ve got five sacks of Colts quarterbacks to look at, including a hat trick by James Harrison to run his season total to five. First however, it was Will Allen getting the big day started for the Steelers... The post Week 13: Defensive Sack Review appeared first on Steelers Depot by Jon Ledyard...
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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Bengals Preview With Paul Dehner Jr., Tomlin Tuesday Comments & More

Season 6, Episode 58 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this show, David Todd and I get right to talking about several of the main talking points that came out of the weekly press conference that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gave on Tuesday. We go... The post The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Bengals Preview With Paul Dehner Jr., Tomlin Tuesday Comments...
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Pittsburgh Playing With Playoff Mentality

Although the actual playoffs are still on the horizon, with a full month separating the regular and post season, it’s basically playoff season already for the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Ben Roethlisberger, that mentality began following the team’s bye week. “We kind of made that approach a couple weeks ago,”... The post Pittsburgh Playing With Playoff Mentality appeared...
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Antonio Brown Named AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week

With perhaps the most electrifying play of the weekend, Antonio Brown has been named the AFC Special Teams Player Of The week. He did it again. @AntonioBrown84 has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.
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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Colts

Sunday night in front of a national television audience the Pittsburgh Steelers destroyed the Indianapolis Colts 45-10 at Heinz Field. After turning the ball over on the opening kickoff and then four plays into their second possession, the Steelers were excellent offensively scoring on seven of nine possessions, which included... The post David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus...
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James Harrison Closing In On Steelers’ Career Sack Record

In what is likely his final season in the NFL, James Harrison has given himself a chance to set one more Pittsburgh Steelers’ record. With his three sack outburst Sunday night, Harrison now trails Jason Gildon by 2.5 sacks to tie the franchise record for career sacks. Three, of course,... The post James Harrison Closing In On Steelers’ Career Sack Record appeared first on Steelers...
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Steelers Comfortable Using Three-Man Rotation At Inside Linebacker

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Ryan Shazier did miss four games earlier in the season due to a shoulder injury, the former first round draft pick hasn’t missed any games since even though he’s been on the team’s injury report quite a bit. While Shazier was knocked out the team’s... The post Steelers Comfortable Using Three-Man Rotation At Inside...
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Bryant’s Lack Of Early Playing Time Sunday Night Not Disciplinary Related

During the first quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night win over the Indianapolis Colts, I was bombarded by people on Twitter asking why wide receiver Martavis Bryant wasn’t on the field much. Head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about that on Tuesday and he told the media that the... The post Bryant’s Lack Of Early Playing Time Sunday Night Not Disciplinary Related appeared...
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Steelers Film Room: Smash Concept

Revisiting a concept we’ve talked about in the past. A core one we see in practically every team’s playbook and is the quintessential Cover 2 beater in the NFL. It’s the smash concept, and the Pittsburgh Steelers ran it early in Sunday’s win over the Indianapolis Colts. For a refresher,... The post Steelers Film Room: Smash Concept appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex...
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Decision To Not Cut Jacoby Jones On Tuesday Not Contract Related

Tuesday morning the Pittsburgh Steelers demoted veteran returner Jacoby Jones following his multi-fumble game Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts. Surprisingly, Jones was not waived by the end of the day and that had several people guessing that the main reason behind that has something to do with his contract. I’m... The post Decision To Not Cut Jacoby Jones On Tuesday...
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Steelers Fortunate To Stumble Upon Chris Boswell

The Pittsburgh Steelers were highly unfortunate to lose steady kicker Shaun Suisham for the year with a torn ACL during the preseason. The subsequent injury to Garrett Hartley, his replacement, and the maddening inconsistency of his replacement, Josh Scobee, which got him fired, certainly did not provide a positive spin... The post Steelers Fortunate To Stumble Upon Chris Boswell...
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Steelers Passing Offense Thriving After Overcoming Obstacles

In spite of the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers were without Ben Roethlisberger for four games, the team still ranks fifth in the league in terms of passing offense. It goes without saying that Roethlisberger has had quite a bit to do with that, as he leads all players in... The post Steelers Passing Offense Thriving After Overcoming Obstacles appeared first on Steelers Depot...
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DeAngelo Williams One Of 10 Best Free Agent Signings Per Pro Football Focus

When the Pittsburgh Steelers locked in free agent running back DeAngelo Williams to a two-year, $4 million contract, the general understanding was that it was a very shrewd and efficient signing, particularly with Le’Veon Bell set to serve a suspension of as of then undetermined length to begin the season.... The post DeAngelo Williams One Of 10 Best Free Agent Signings Per Pro...
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Steelers Aiming To Prolong Bengals’ Coronation On Sunday

Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers clinched their first division title in four years, and it took them all the way down to the final game. like this week’s upcoming match, that game was played against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers were able to put the division to bed on their... The post Steelers Aiming To Prolong Bengals’ Coronation On Sunday appeared first on Steelers...
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Steelers Sudden Change Defense Suddenly Good

Mike Tomlin loves phrases. “If you will.” “At this juncture.” “Unleash Hell.” Ok, maybe that last one didn’t work out so well. One of his most recent ones is a little more specific and tailored to football. The sudden change opportunities, where a turnover flips the field, either giving the... The post Steelers Sudden Change Defense Suddenly Good appeared first on...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tomlin Admits Hot Hands At Outside Linebacker Can Alter Rotation

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made it clear last week that he really doesn’t enjoy answering questions related to the way he handles the rotation of his outside linebackers. Even so, that doesn’t mean the media isn’t going to keep asking him about that very topic. During his Tuesday... The post Tomlin Admits Hot Hands At Outside Linebacker Can Alter Rotation appeared...
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No Early Indication Jacoby Jones Will Be Waived Following Demotion

The updated depth chart that the Pittsburgh Steelers released Tuesday morning revealed that veteran return man Jacoby Jones has been demoted in favor of Markus Wheaton and Antonio Brown. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to explain Jones’ current status with the team following that... The post No Early Indication Jacoby Jones Will Be Waived...
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Tomlin Encouraged But Not Satifisied By Jesse James

By most people’s expectations, Jesse James has done reasonably well in his rookie campaign. It’s fun just to get excited about a rookie. Bud Dupree aside, there really hasn’t been anyone to watch. Senquez Golson’s season ended before it ever really began, Sammie Coates and L.T. Walton are friends with... The post Tomlin Encouraged But Not Satifisied By Jesse James appeared...
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Tomlin Expects Steelers Redistribution Of Cornerback Snaps To Continue

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin saw his first significant playing of the season Sunday night in the team’s big home win over the Indianapolis Colts and the former draft pick of the Philadelphia Eagles responded with an interception of a tipped pass in addition to one other pass breakup. During... The post Tomlin Expects Steelers Redistribution Of Cornerback Snaps...
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Tomlin Confirms Toussaint Promotion Due To Performance

One surprise on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ inactive list Sunday night was the inclusion of Jordan Todman. It was difficult to tell if he was a late scratch, perhaps nicked up during Saturday’s walkthrough, or a healthy scratch who had simply been usurped on the depth chart by Fitzgerald Toussaint. Mike... The post Tomlin Confirms Toussaint Promotion Due To Performance appeared...
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Steelers Injury Report: TE Heath Miller Might Play Against Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers are readying themselves for a big divisional game this coming Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals and as usual, head coach Mike Tomlin held his weekly press conference on Tuesday during which he updated the overall health of his team prior to their first practice of the week. According... The post Steelers Injury Report: TE Heath Miller Might Play Against...
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Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree Vs Colts

Today we step back inside the film room to take a close look at Bud Dupree’s progress in the Steelers system, something we’ve done regularly this season. The rookie played just 21 snaps on Sunday night, as did Jarvis Jones, well-behind the duo of James Harrison and Arthur Moats, who... The post Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree Vs Colts appeared first on Steelers Depot by Jon Ledyard...
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Steelers Likely To Make Decision On Jacoby Jones Today

While the entire Steelers’ Nation would like to see him gone, we should find out the teams plans for Jacoby Jones today. By Tuesday at 4 PM each week, every player on a roster is guaranteed their upcoming Sunday game check, even if they aren’t on the roster by Sunday.... The post Steelers Likely To Make Decision On Jacoby Jones Today appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex...
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