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Tomlin Says Championship Teams Must Prove They Can Win On The Road

It’s been one of the obvious and disappointing hallmarks of the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers. Fierce like a lion at home, tame like a housecat on the road. But recent road outings have produced wins and for Mike Tomlin, that’s a step in the necessary direction. At today’s usual press conference,...
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December 20, 2016

Mike Tomlin Says Sean Davis’ Preparation Matching Production

We only see the final results, what happens each Sunday, but if anyone in the NFL wants to play at a high level, it starts on the Monday before. That’s especially true for any rookie trying to prevent his head from spinning as he gets his first dose of reality...
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December 20, 2016

Steelers Injury Report: DE Stephon Tuitt Has Opportunity To Play Against Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered a few more injuries during their Sunday win over the Cincinatti Bengals and on Tuesday head coach Mike Tomlin updated the status of those few players in addition to those who have already been sidelined. According to Tomlin, running back DeAngelo Williams (knee) was held out of...
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December 20, 2016

Roethlisberger Told Burfict His Wife Is Praying For Him After 3rd Quarter Roughing

It certainly wasn’t a shock to see Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict go into full thug-mode during their Sunday loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers and that was highlighted by his third quarter roughing of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. After Burfict slammed Roethlisberger down to the ground long after he had handed...
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December 20, 2016

Steelers’ Offensive Line Continues Strong Season In Pass Protection

Over the course of the past several games, corresponding with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ current five-game winning streak, the team’s offensive line has been playing some of the best football as a group that it has played within the past decade or so, and that shows up not just in their...
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December 20, 2016

Harrison, Dupree Establishing Themselves As Every-Down Contributors

One time is a fluke; a coincidence. Two times is a pattern. But in this instance, I think we can probably safely say that the Pittsburgh Steelers’ abandoning the idea of the rotation at the outside linebacker position is now a trend, and a reality, as for the second week...
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December 20, 2016

Film Room: Artie Burns’ Improved Technique Making Him An Impact Player

Artie Burns continues to make steady improvement, hitting his groove and coming on strong in such a short amount of time. It’s an obvious statement, not taking much watching or effort to point out that Burns has improved. But you know me, I like being able to compare and contrast....
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December 20, 2016

D-Line Injuries Challenging Steelers’ Depth Players

There was a long stretch during Sunday’s game in which the Pittsburgh Steelers had just three defensive linemen that they were able to put on the field. While they normally are inclined to dress only five defensive linemen under normal circumstances, since they placed Cameron Heyward on injured reserve, they...
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December 20, 2016

Steelers Vs Bengals Positional Grades

Sunday’s come-from-behind win over the Cincinnati Bengals makes it five straight wins for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are firing on all cylinders in December, rolling towards yet another playoff berth and a possible AFC North division title. Despite trailing 20-6 midway through the second quarter, the Steelers made some key...
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December 20, 2016

As Expected, Steelers’ Season Comes Down To Christmas Battle With Ravens

Over the course of the past five games, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been able to secure a victory in each, placing themselves now four games above the .500 mark. In doing so, in correspondence with the Baltimore Ravens’s 8-6 record, they have placed themselves in a position in which they...
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December 20, 2016

Ladarius Green’s Concussion Just The Latest, And Most Concerning

We will no doubt learn more—even if just a bit more—than we know now about how Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green is feeling later today during Head Coach Mike Tomlin’s weekly pre-game press conference, but there is naturally already some cause for concern that the free agent in his...
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December 20, 2016

Ravens Dodged A Bullet Against Eagles After ‘Worst Play Call’ Leads To Late Pick

The Baltimore Ravens know they almost let one get away on Sunday against a struggling Eagles team that has only won two games since starting the season 3-0, including a victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in that third game. The Ravens kept themselves in striking distance of their division rivals...
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December 20, 2016

2016 South Side Questions: Kick Coverage A Cause For Concern?

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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December 20, 2016

DeAngelo Williams Says He’s Playing Against The Ravens

DeAngelo Williams was a late scratch to Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals but with everything on the line this week, he’s determined to return to the field. Always an active voice on Twitter, he told one fan he’s definitely playing Christmas Day against the Baltimore Ravens.
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December 19, 2016

Pouncey Delivers Timely Heads-Up Play In Steelers Win Over Bengals

While it won’t show up in the gamebook, Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey made a heckuva play in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. In fact, it not only kept a fourth quarter possession alive, that drive ultimately culminated in the go-ahead touchdown. With 9:08 left in...
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December 19, 2016

Steelers G David DeCastro Is A Penalty Machine In 2016

In Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers were penalized a total of seven times during the game for 104 yards. Not only did the first three penalties committed during the first half the game by the Steelers hurt, a few in the second half did as well....
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December 19, 2016

The Perspective Of An Average Steelers Fan: Pittsburgh At Cincinnati

I try to enjoy as many Pittsburgh Steelers games as possible – that is when the team accommodates its fans with a winning performance. For Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals, I was ensconced at a small table in the Outta the Way Café in Derwood, Maryland; which becomes a...
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December 19, 2016

Chris Boswell Makes NFL History In Yesterday’s Win

If you follow me on Twitter, you probably saw this stat. But if you don’t, know that Chris Boswell one-upped Le’Veon Bell’s historic day from a week ago. By the time the Cincinnati Bengals’ game ended, Boswell was in a category of his own. Per the data at Pro Football...
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December 19, 2016

Report: Early Prognosis Favorable For Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt

While Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt is scheduled to have an MRI on the right knee that he injured early in Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the early prognosis seems to be favorable. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, the Steelers feel they “dodged a bullet” when it...
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December 19, 2016

Steelers Open As 3.5-Point Home Favorites Over Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers can clinch the AFC North Christmas night with a home win over the Baltimore Ravens and as you would expect, they’re early favorites to do just that. According to VegasInsider.com, the Steelers opened up as 3.5-point home favorites over the Ravens. That line, however, has quickly moved...
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December 19, 2016

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Bengals Recap, Boswell Stats, DeCastro Penalties, Injuries & More

Season 7, Episode 56 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Monday show, David Todd and I get right into talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers win Sunday over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals certainly let this game get away from them in the second half and the Steelers took advantage of it. We talk...
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December 19, 2016

Report: DeAngelo Williams Experienced Knee Swelling Sunday Morning

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ inactive list wasn’t too surprising Sunday morning but it did carry one notable addition. Despite not being listed on the final injury report, DeAngelo Williams was inactive. Yesterday afternoon, ESPN’s Britt McHenry reported Williams suffered knee swelling Sunday morning, causing the team to shut him down. Told...
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December 19, 2016

Report: Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt To Have MRI On Injured Knee

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt suffered a knee injury early in Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals and now it appears as though he’ll find out today the significance of it. According to Chris Adamski of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Twitter, Tuitt said Monday morning he’s scheduled for an...
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December 19, 2016

Sammie Coates Actually Gets Touches In Latest Attempt To Get Him Back On Offense

Although I don’t have an exact snap count just yet as of the time of my writing this, one thing that was immediately obvious for the Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday was that they were once again making a concerted effort to re-insert wide receiver Sammie Coates into the offense. And, for...
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December 19, 2016

Second-Half Shutout By Steelers Defense Holds Bengals To 38 Yards

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense certainly didn’t have the first half they were looking for, putting up just nine points on three field goals. Neither did the defense, allowing 20 points over the course of the first two quarters. Both sides of the ball showed up better in the third and...
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December 19, 2016
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