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Pouncey Expects Foster To Play Sunday Against Jets

While the Pittsburgh Steelers certainly do have a long list of injured players as they continue to prepare for their Week 5 home game against the New York Jets, it appears as though they will have one of their starting offensive linemen back this weekend. According to Chris Mueller of...
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October 06, 2016

Haley On Coates: ‘He’s Starting To Really Fine Tune What He’s Doing’

While the 6 catches for 79 yards that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates had Sunday night in the win over the Kansas City Chiefs was great to see in the gamebook, his performance in that contest highlighted the fact that he has the ability to be more than just...
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October 06, 2016

Keith Butler Confirms He Showed Chiefs New Looks Sunday

I don’t think you needed him to confirm what your eyes saw but Keith Butler admitted he was more aggressive against the Kansas City Chiefs. And he needed to be in order to restart, or just plain start, a pass rush that was abysmal the first three weeks. By game’s...
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October 06, 2016

Artie Burns Getting Trial By Fire Early In Rookie Campaign

For those who may have been worried that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie first-round cornerback Artie Burns was going to spend all season rotting on the bench—which was the general perception after he was drafted when taking into consideration the fact that he was drafted as a raw underclassman—you can probably set...
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October 06, 2016

Video: Sammie Coates Has Breakout Game

Back talking to the tape. Flipped to the offensive side of the ball and wanted to highlight Sammie Coates’ stellar game Sunday. To me, it was his best game in the NFL. We go through three plays and peel back all the layers he showed: size/speed, physicality, toughness, and football...
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October 06, 2016

Steelers Film Room: Disruptive DE Vs Chiefs

While Cameron Heyward’s three sacks on the day will necessarily draw the headlines, the truth is that both he and Stephon Tuitt at the defensive end spots were pretty consistently wreaking havoc for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense against the Chiefs. On just the fourth play of the game, Heyward notched...
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October 06, 2016

2016 NFL Week 4 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With the first quarter of the 2016 NFL season now in the books for most of the 32 teams, we can now turn our attention to the ANY/A (adjusted net yards per passing attempt) differential stats from the first four weeks of the season. Once again, I want to caution...
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October 06, 2016

Steelers Defense Stifles Chiefs’ RBs, TEs

You may recall that I wrote a time or two in the buildup to Sunday night’s game about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ difficulty in defending opponents’ running backs and tight ends over the course of the first three games of the season. While they hovered near the bottom 10 in defending...
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October 06, 2016

Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Chiefs

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 43-14 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. First Half – Kick coverage team left to right: Shamarko Thomas-Jordan Dangerfield-Sammie Coates-L.J. Fort-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Fitzgerald Toussaint-Darrius Heyward-Bey-Artie Burns – Cam Heyward killed left guard Zach Fulton all game. Bull rush and his one-arm stab....
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October 06, 2016

Steelers Film Room: Getting Creative With 3TE Looks

Normally during film studies I like to isolate on a specific player and highlight a handful of key or representative plays from his performance, but the Pittsburgh Steelers did a lot of interesting things on Sunday with their tight ends that I wanted to take a closer look at. Take...
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October 06, 2016

Steelers First Quarter Offensive Charting Notes

Yesterday, we brought you the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive and defensive charting notes for the team’s most recent game. Today, we bring you a broader, more comprehensive look at what the team has done on offense and defense, now that we have a broader body of work to revisit. Here are...
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October 06, 2016

Bengals’ Tyler Eifert Tweaks Back Trying To Return From Ankle Injury

It seemed as though the Cincinnati Bengals were gearing up coming out of their Thursday Night victory to get their Pro Bowl tight end, Tyler Eifert, back from an ankle injury that caused him to sit out the first four games of the season, as reports indicated that he was...
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October 06, 2016

2016 South Side Questions: How Will Steelers Adapt To Injuries At OLB?

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 06, 2016

Report: Justin Gilbert Injury Not Expected To Be Serious

For the first time in awhile, the Pittsburgh Steelers may have caught a break on the injury front. Despite being carted off from today’s practice, Justin Gilbert’s knee injury is not considered serious. NFL.com reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala reported the news. Just told by member of org that injury is "not...
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October 05, 2016

Revis Says 2015 Free Agent Talks With Steelers Were More Than Just Complimentary

Early in the 2015 league year the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly inquired about then-free agent veteran cornerback Darrelle Revis after the New England Patriots declined to pick up his $20 million option. While Revis ultimately wound up signing a five-year, $70 million contract with the New York Jets, he admitted Wednesday...
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October 05, 2016

Despite Eagles’ Blip, Steelers’ Offense Still Setting Records

You’d think the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 3 egg-laying would’ve wrecked the chances of them rewriting their offensive record book. You’d be wrong. The Steelers are on pace for 432 points this season, four behind their franchise record of 436. It’s still shy of their 30 points per game, their average...
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October 05, 2016

Steelers Week Four Defensive Charting Notes

Our usual roundup. Tomorrow, we’ll have a full breakdown from the first month of the season. So be on the lookout for that. – In the first half of Sunday’s win, the Kansas City Chiefs ran just six of 34 snaps in Steelers’ territory. – The Pittsburgh Steelers were in...
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October 05, 2016

Jets Injury Report: CB Darrelle Revis, WR Eric Decker Sit Out Wednesday’s Practice

The New York Jets released their first injury report for Week 5 on Wednesday and just like the Pittsburgh Steelers, they had several players sit out practice. Not practicing Wednesday for the Jets were quarterback Bryce Petty (shoulder), wide receiver Eric Decker (shoulder), cornerback Darrelle Revis (thigh), guard Brian Winters...
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October 05, 2016

Report: Steelers CB Justin Gilbert Suffers Knee Injury During Wednesday’s Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Gilbert was surprisingly listed on the team’s Wednesday injury report and now we know why. According to Bill Phillips of WPXI, Gilbert was carted off the practice field Wednesday with an apparent knee injury. Gilbert, who made his 2016 defensive debut for the Steelers Sunday night...
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October 05, 2016

Steelers Injury Report: Marcus Gilbert, 7 Others, Sit Out Wednesday’s Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Wednesday practice ahead of Sunday’s home game against the New York Jets and their first injury report of Week 5, as expected, shows that numerous players had to sit out the team’s daily practice session. Not practicing on Wednesday were center/guard Cody...
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October 05, 2016

Steelers Vs. Chiefs: Beyond The Box Score – Week 4

While the box score is relatively informative it doesn’t always tell the whole story. Here are the plays and circumstances not covered in any box score that had a critical role in the outcome of the Pittsburgh Steelers week 4 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. On the Steelers first...
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October 05, 2016

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Jets Preview With Manish Mehta, Injuries, Tomlin Tuesday & More

Season 7, Episode 24 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Wednesday show, David Todd and I start by running down the long list of injuries the Pittsburgh Steelers now have as they prepare to host the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field. After going over...
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October 05, 2016

Steelers Vs Chiefs Missed Tackles Report

Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs on national television was a great outing in all phases of the game for the Pittsburgh Steelersfrom the passing and rushing attack to the front seven getting tons of pressure on Alex Smith in the Chiefs’ backfield. With that, the tackling issues by...
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October 05, 2016

Maurkice Pouncey Getting Reps At RT This Week

It’s not exactly uncommon for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line to be dealing with injuries, but they’ve been hit as hard as ever this week. No Marcus Gilbert. No Cody Wallace. Ramon Foster is 50/50. Ryan Harris’ status is unknown. This MASH unit has, let’s be nice and say created, the...
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October 05, 2016

Shaun O’Hara Praises Steelers’ O-Line Performance Against Kansas City

This season, the NFL Network has given former Giants Pro Bowl offensive lineman Shaun O’Hara a weekly column in which he takes a look at the offensive lines that he believes to have performed the best over the course of the previous week. For the fourth week of the season,...
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October 05, 2016
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