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Titans Tuesday Injury Report – Britt & Babineaux Work Fully

The Tuesday injury report for the Tennessee Titans is now out as they prepare to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night.Quarterback Jake Locker (left shoulder), linebacker Colin McCarthy (ankle), tackle Mike Otto (knee) and running back Javon Ringer (knee) all sat out on Tuesday. Both Locker and Ringer have already been ruled out for the game while Titans head coach Mike...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Have Had Success Stopping Titans RB Chris Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers have faced Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson four times since he came into the league and they have had good success at shutting down the speedy back.In the four games that Johnson has faced the Steelers he has 61 carries for 211 yards and 2 touchdowns. That breaks down to a 3.46 yards per carry average. In addition, Johnson is off to a slow start...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

LeBeau Says Worilds Played Well Against Eagles

The Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau had some encouraging words on Tuesday about outside linebacker Jason Worilds."I thought he played well, said LeBeau, when asked about the play of Worilds against the Eagles. Jason played pretty good last year and he grew tremendously but you know he missed so much football with that injury, and that’s nobody’s fault...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu & Woodley Sidelined Tuesday As Expected

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field Tuesday after having Monday off in preparation for their Thursday night game on the road against the Tennessee Titans.The Steelers did not practice on Monday and only had to turn in a participation estimation report because of the short week, but the Tuesday report is now out per Will Graves of the Associated Press.As expected...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Eagles – Week 5

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday win against the Philadelphia Eagles. While the completion percentage was high at 67%, the defense did do a good job tackling after the catch outside of two plays. Not shown is the pass interference call on Ike Taylor. These stats show quarter, down and distance and liner of scrimmage as well. The 2 passing...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Eagles Week 5 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 5 game against the Philadelphia Eagles.Player Notes:With Rashard Mendenhall back from injury, Jonathan Dwyer, as expected, was inactive. In addition, Baron Batch never saw the field on offense. Rookie tight end David Paulson saw extensive playing time at the expense of Leonard Pope...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Week 5 Stats – Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

Week 5 of the 2012 NFL season is behind us and here are the final ANYPPAD (Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential) stats year to date. This stat is great for tracking teams success over the season and is a great measuring stick to show which teams might be headed for the post season and which teams might be staying at home as it is based around the passing offense and...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Heath Miller Has Two Milestones Within Reach Thursday Night Versus The Titans

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller did not have a touchdown for the first time this season in the win Sunday over the Philadelphia Eagles, but he did have 4 receptions for 41 yards in the game.Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans the veteran tight end has two milestones within his reach as he needs just 2 receiving touchdowns to tie the great Elbie Nickel (37) for...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Eagles Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

On Monday I posted my first half notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-14 over the Philadelphia Eagles and now I have finally compiled the second half notes once again after I accidentally deleted them. I am glad that happened though as it brought a few more things to my attention when I went back through the tape again.Fullback Will Johnson opens up the second half by whiffing on...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Roethlisberger End Up Being Credited For A Touchdown Pass To Mendenhall?

The 13 yard touchdown that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall scored in the win over the Philadelphia Eagles was officially scored as a run and not a pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.The official scorer viewed the pass from Roethlisberger as being a lateral and I have had a few request to take a closer look at the play. Obviously this play could make the...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Titans QB Jake Locker Will Not Play Thursday Night Against Steelers

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker will not play Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to Terry McCormick via Twitter.The second year quarterback will miss his second straight game with a dislocated left shoulder that he suffered against Houston Texas back in week 4.With Locker out it, veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck will make his second start. Hasselbeck...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Eagles Week 5 Defensive Participation Chart

Below are the defensive player play counts and the participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 5 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. We also are including down, time of play and yards gained to better help you identify the play.Player Notes:36 snaps the Steelers were in base defense with Casey Hampton seeing 29 of those snaps and Steve McLendon seeing the other 7 at nose...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Dodged Explosive Play By LeSean McCoy With 10 Men On The Field

It is always better to have 11 men on the field instead of 10. The defense of the Pittsburgh Steelers found this out in the first quarter of their 16-14 win Sunday over the Philadelphia Eagles and it almost cost them dearly. The play I am pointing to took place on the second play of the Eagles second possession of the game. It was 2nd down and 10 from the Eagles 39 yard-line, and...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Eagles Game Recap Episode

Season 3, Episode 26 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right into recapping the injury situation of the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 16-14 win on Sunday over the Philadelphia Eagles. Could Troy Polamalu be sidelined a few more weeks after reinjuring his calf? We discuss his situation as well as the hamstring injury suffered by LaMarr Woodley in...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Tomlin Says Roster Exemption Has Been Granted For Saunders & Praises Play Of Paulson

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said during his Monday press conference that they have been granted a roster exemption until Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. for tight end Weslye Saunders, who is able to return to the team today following his four game suspension for testing positive for a banned substance. "We could choose to activate him and play him in this game or...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin Monday Press Conference – Week 6 – Titans

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held a Monday press conference to discuss the win Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles and preview the upcoming game this Thursday against the Tennessee Titans. Tomlin said the win over the Eagles was no work of art by any stretch, but that he liked that the guys did what was necessary in all three phases to secure the victory in the...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu & Woodley Certain To Miss Titans Game

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Monday to discuss the win Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles and preview the upcoming game this Thursday against the Tennessee Titans. During his injury update Tomlin said that the team came out of the Sunday game with some bumps and bruises. Safety Troy Polamalu (calf) reinjured his right calf and he will probably...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 5 – Eagles

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 16-14 on Sunday and are now 2-2 on the season at the quarter pole mark. Below are 4 players that I thought had winning performances in the game and 3 more that had losing performances in the game. Winners: Rashard Mendenhall - It was his first game back from a torn ACL, but the Steelers former first round pick surely sparked...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 5 Eagles

Below are the week 5 official gamebook snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Offensively, Rashard Mendenhall had 22 snaps in his first game back from a torn ACL and he touched the ball on 16 of those snaps. Tight end Leonard Pope did not see the field and rookie David Paulson played 19 snaps in total. It is not hard to guess who...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Eagles Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 16-14 on Sunday and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. Nice bracket coverage on the early deep pass Jeremy Maclin by both Ike Taylor and Ryan Clark. The defense had the Eagles in a 3rd and long, but Jason Avant moves the chains after he is passed off from James Harrison to Cortez...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

James Harrison Gives Debut A C Minus & Says He Never Was On A Snap Count

If it wasn't enough that the Pittsburgh Steelers had linebacker James Harrison back on the field Sunday in their 16-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, they had him for almost every snap in addition. Prior to the game defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau caution that the linebacker might be limited in his return, but Harrison was determined to stay on the field as long as he never...
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October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Find Running Success Up The Middle Against The Eagles

I talked all week about how I thought the Pittsburgh Steelers should have success running the ball up the middle against the Philadelphia Eagles and that is exactly where the running backs had their success Sunday in the 16-14 win at Heinz Field. The running game of course was sparked by the return of Rashard Mendenhall, who was seeing his first game action since tearing the ACL...
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October 07, 2012  |  Discuss
DOWN AND DIRTY

Browns S: Ravens played dirty

A Browns defensive back says he didn't want to stir the pot, but he ended up doing so with some comments about the Ravens.

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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Darrius Heyward-Bey Has No Hard Feeling Towards Ryan Mundy For Hit

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey, who was knocked out of the game last Sunday by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Mundy, said on Friday that he has no hard feelings towards Mundy for the hit, according to the Associated Press. Despite not having any hard feelings, Heyward-Bey also has no recollection of the hit that left him with a concussion and neck strain. The...
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Bye Week Wrap Up & Week 4 Picks Episode

Season 3, Episode 22 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd I start by giving our thoughts on the Baltimore Ravens win over the Cleveland Browns Thursday night. We give our thoughts on Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden and the way the Ravens are really stretching the field vertically this year. The Pittsburgh Steelers are on a bye this week, but there is still plenty...
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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