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Steelers Vs. Eagles: Beyond The Box Score – Week 3

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 3 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. After the Eagles marched down...
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Todd Haley On Defensive Trends: ‘We Haven’t Seen A Lot Of Pressure’

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now 2-1 after their first three games of the 2016 regular season and their first three opponents shared several similarities when it came to how their defenses attempted to defend quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and company. During his weekly talk on Steelers Nation Radio, offensive coordinator Todd...
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Haley: Steelers Didn’t Burn Tape, Watched Every Play Of Eagles Game

After a 34-3 beatdown, it was fair to wonder if the Pittsburgh Steelers were just going to burn the tape, turn the page, flat out move the heck on. It sounds like a nice, symbolic gesture, but that didn’t happen in the team facility this week. They watched every single play,...
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Steelers Vs Eagles Missed Tackles Report

Sunday’s game in Philadelphia against the Eagles was ugly to say the least. Almost as ugly as the final score itself was the attempted tackling in the 34-3 loss. Like I do every week, I’ll keep track of missed tackles in the game, as well as overall on the season. ...
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Steelers Film Room: Eli Rogers Vs Eagles

At this point, it seems likely that the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to have to make do at least for this week without the player who has become their primary slot wide receiver, second-year man Eli Rogers. Over the course of the first three games, he has caught nine passes...
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Shaken-Up Secondary Gets Shake-Up In Practice

If you saw the Pittsburgh Steelers in practice yesterday—which, if you’re reading this, the odds are strong that you did not—you will have noticed that the secondary looked awfully thin, with a particular dearth of safeties to be noted. You might recall that during the team’s loss to the Eagles...
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Kozora: How To Improve The Steelers’ Pass Rush

Through three weeks, you’d be hard pressed to find a Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan who wouldn’t say pass rush is the biggest issue facing this team the rest of the year. One sack in three games, dead last in the league, with every other team having at least three. This, despite...
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Week 3 Steelers Offensive Charting Notes

Stats are fun. We think so, and we’re pretty sure you think so too, which is why this season we’ve decided to make our charting notes a weekly series to follow every game. We will also likely follow up with quarterly, mid-season, and post-season charting notes as well that take...
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Steelers Film Room: David DeCastro Vs Eagles

When an offense that is regarded as one of the best in the game manages to score only three points in fair weather conditions with a reasonable state of health, you can rest assured that there were a number of factors that contributed to the issue. That is certainly the...
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Terrelle Pryor Finally Starting To Live Up To Potential In Cleveland

Sunday afternoon was probably the first time that former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor lived up to all the potential that others saw in him entering the professional ranks, and he did it seemingly every which way, contributing as a wide receiver, runner, and quarterback, even though the Cleveland Browns...
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2016 South Side Questions: How Will Markus Wheaton Respond?

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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Eagles QB Carson Wentz Had Several Low Snap To Throw Times Against Steelers

During his Tuesday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked a very good question as it relates to the play of his team’s pass defense and lack of sacks so far this season. Below is that question along with Tomlin’s response. Question: Is the way that you’ve...
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Justin Gilbert Says “For Sure” He’ll Play Sunday

Brandon Boykin told Justin Gilbert to hang in there. Gilbert might not have to wait any longer. As Dave wrote about earlier today, per an Ed Bouchette tweet, the Pittsburgh Steelers have seemingly put together a package for their newest corner this week. Gilbert talked to reporters after practice and...
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2 days ago

Chiefs Injury Report: 4 Players Sit Out Wednesday; RB Jamaal Charles Limited

Much like the Pittsburgh Steelers, their opponents this week, the Kansas City Chiefs, enter Week 4 of the 2016 regular season with a long list of injured players. On Wednesday, the Chiefs first injury report of the week shows that four of their players failed to practice earlier in the...
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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Can Break A Record Sunday In 90th Career Game

Sunday night at Heinz Field will mark the 90th regular season game that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has played in during his career and should he catch 9 passes in that contest against the Kansas City Chiefs, he’ll break another NFL receiving record. According to Dom Rinelli, the Steelers PR/Media...
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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Chiefs Preview With Adam Teicher, Tomlin Tuesday Talking Points & More

Season 7, Episode 21 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Wednesday show, David Todd and I get right to talking about what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say during his Tuesday press conference. We discuss the Steelers long injury list heading into Week 4 of the 2016...
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2 days ago

Report: S Jordan Dangerfield Practiced With First-Team Defense On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently have two safeties dealing with injuries as they ramp up their preparations to play the Kansas City Chiefs at home Sunday night and as a result of that we could see a new face or two on the defensive side of the football in that game....
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Steelers Injury Report: 7 Players Sit Out Wednesday’s Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice fields Wednesday to continue preparing for their Sunday night home game against the Kansas City Chiefs and if you heard head coach Mike Tomlin talk on Tuesday, the first injury report from the team for Week 4 certainly doesn’t include any surprises....
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L.J. Fort Compares Locker Room After Loss Favorably To Other Organizations

Whether it is from their own fans or from general sources around the league, it would be fair to say that the Pittsburgh Steelers have had a solid reputation as a team that players would want to play for for a good while now. It always helps to have the...
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Steelers Confident In Slot Options With Eli Rogers Likely To Miss Time

With Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers likely to miss the Sunday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a toe injury that suffered in this past weekend in the road loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, the offense will now have to use a different player, or players, in...
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Roethlisberger Expects Bell, Williams To Be On The Field At The Same Time Against Chiefs

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers will get starting running back Le’Veon Bell back on the field this week for their Sunday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs, we can probably expect to see him used quite extensively, according to the comments made Tuesday by head coach Mike Tomlin. With that...
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To Nobody’s Surprise, Steelers Worse Than Everyone Defending RB Passes

This may not exactly come to you as a shock, but over the course of the first three weeks of the season, no defense in the league has had a harder time stopping running backs from having success in the passing game than have the Pittsburgh Steelers. Courtesy of the...
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2 days ago

Field Position Not To Blame For Struggles Against Eagles

One of the most concerning factors in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Eagles on Sunday, to me, was the fact that, outside of one drive, they continued to do a good job of staying ahead of the game in the field position battle, and yet they were still ineffective...
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Film Room: Eagles First TD Begins The Blowout

It wasn’t the only domino to fall but it was the first. The Philadelphia Eagles’ first touchdown, a 12 yard connection from Carson Wentz to Jordan Matthews. Unlike a lot of notable plays, this was a product of scheme more than individual breakdowns, which I tend to stay away from...
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Sack Breakdown: Steelers Vs Eagles

Unfortunately, we have more than one of these this week. 1. 8:22 2nd, 3rd and 8. 11 personnel. Five to block + a RB check/release against a four man rush. This is Todd Haley’s 62 Z Indy Post we wrote about last year and has been very successful for Pittsburgh. But...
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2 days ago
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