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Steelers’ Successful Tackle Stats Through Week 2

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have played their first two games of the 2016 regular season, I will give you an update on the successful tackles made by the team’s defensive players and will continue to update these stats every two weeks for the remainder of the season. So, what qualifies...
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4 days ago

Jordan Berry Winning Punter/Returner Battle

Punter vs returner. That’s what Danny Smith tells Jordan Berry before each game. Two weeks in, Berry isn’t just winning that battle. He’s in Mortal Kombat FINISH HIM mode against the returner. The second year punter has had a terrific start to the season including his best performance ever last week, averaging...
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4 days ago

Eagles Injury Report: LB Mychal Kendricks Sits Again On Thursday

The Philadelphia Eagles will host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday and their Thursday injury report is a carbon copy of the one the team released on Wednesday. Sitting out Thursday’s practice for the Eagles were tight end Zach Ertz (rib), linebacker Mychal Kendricks (nose, quadricep), cornerback Leodis McKelvin (hamstring) and...
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4 days ago

Steelers Injury Report: DE Cameron Heyward Added As Limited On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Thursday practice ahead of Sunday’s road game against the Philadelphia Eagles and the team’s afternoon injury report includes two new names on it. Defensive end Cameron Heyward (knee) was added to the injury report on Thursday after being limited in practice earlier in the day with a knee...
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4 days ago

Haley Says Steelers Offense Has To Handle Eagles Wide-9 Defensive Ends

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Philadelphia Eagles on the road Sunday and while their defense will be looking to control rookie quarterback Carson Wentz in that game, their offense is sure to have their hands full when it comes to controlling the Philadelphia defense, which is led by defensive...
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4 days ago

Ask Alex: Steelers Mailbag

Some random Thursday musing. Was thinking about friends who are still in college and how sometimes, they talk about how difficult it is. Thinking back on my own time in school, I realized that it wasn’t that difficult. It was kind of a joke. Maybe it was the major. Communications...
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4 days ago

Todd Haley Talks Two-Back Sets And If They Would Work In Today’s NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley certainly isn’t a stranger to the organization’s history due him being a ball boy for the team as a kid when his father Dick Haley served as the Director of Player Personnel. Because of that, the younger Haley knows all about the two-back system the Steelers used to run...
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4 days ago

Butler Credits Red Zone Defense To Practice Habits

Keith Butler, for now, has met his goal. Give up no more than 16 points per game. The biggest reason for that has been a Pittsburgh Steelers’ red zone defense that’s allowed just a lone touchdown on seven trips. Quarterbacks have completed just 3/13 passes, failing to throw a touchdown,...
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4 days ago

Steelers Week 2 YAC Report Vs. Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals this past Sunday at Heinz Field and while their defense played well as a whole on their way to allowing only 16 points, the number of yards allowed after the catch in that game needs to be focused on this week and especially when it comes to...
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4 days ago

Roethlisberger Carrying Over Last Year’s Third-Down Success Into 2016

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have overall done well through the first two games of the season, particularly as it pertains to the scoreboard on both offense and defense, though not everything has gone perfectly well. One area in which the offense has handled its business for the most part has...
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4 days ago

Steelers Film Room: Jesse James Run Blocking Vs Bengals

I reserved some time earlier in the week to gives some props to second-year tight end Jesse James, who caught three big passes for the Pittsburgh Steelers on his three of five catchable targets. His early showing as a receiving target has been roughly as good as could be anticipated,...
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4 days ago

Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Bengals

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week Two win over the Cincinnati Bengals. First Half – Kick return unit: Front five. Arthur Moats-L.J. Fort-Vince Williams-Anthony Chickillo-Shamarko Thomas. Sean Davis behind. Jesse James, Javon Hargrave, and Chris Hubbard the wedge. Fitzgerald Toussaint and Sammie Coates the return man. – Like to...
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4 days ago

Steelers Film Room: Breakdown Of 4 Explosive Plays Allowed Against Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense gave up 7 total explosive plays to the Cincinnati Bengals offense this past Sunday for a total of 180 yards. In the video below, I have broken down four those plays and have included the late first half screen pass to the running back. As the...
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4 days ago

Week 2 Steelers Offensive Charting Notes

As Alex Kozora mentioned yesterday, we have decided to turn our charting notes into a weekly series to make use of the data that we collect, and also, frankly, because we enjoy doing them, and we assume that you guys enjoy reading them as well, as it helps to put...
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4 days ago

Steelers Film Room: Lawrence Timmons Vs Bengals

Pittsburgh Steelers 10th-year veteran inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons received a lot of criticism for what was perceived as a bad start to the season in the opener in Washington, where he was noted for missing some key tackles over the course of the game and struggling in coverage. But I...
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4 days ago

Snakebitten Season Continues In Cleveland With Broken Hand For Corey Coleman

As if the Cleveland Browns’ inaugural season under new head coach Hue Jackson couldn’t get much worse, it was announced yesterday evening that their budding star first-round wide receiver Corey Coleman suffered a fractured hand during practice on Wednesday that will force him to miss an indefinite period of time....
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4 days ago

2016 South Side Questions: Are TD Passes Or Interceptions More Significant Stat For Big Ben?

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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4 days ago

Steelers Vs. Bengals: Beyond The Box Score – Week 2

The timely plays and sequences you won’t find in the box score that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers decision to go for it on 4th and 5 with 6:30 left in the first quarter resulted in Ben Roethlisberger throwing his first...
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5 days ago

DeAngelo Williams’ Sour Disposition On Age Talk Could Turn To ‘Sweetness’ On Sunday

Even though veteran Pittsburgh Steelers veteran running back DeAngelo Williams hates it when people reference his age, it’s hard not to, and thus it’s probably something that he’s going to have to get used to for the remainder of his career. In the Steelers forthcoming Sunday road game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Williams has...
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5 days ago

Eagles Injury Report: Four Players Sit Out Wednesday’s Practice

The Philadelphia Eagles are now busy preparing for their upcoming Sunday home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and their Wednesday injury report shows that four players failed to practice earlier in the day. Sitting out Wednesday were tight end Zach Ertz (rib), linebacker Mychal Kendricks (nose, quadricep), cornerback Leodis McKelvin...
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5 days ago

Steelers Injury Report: Wallace Sits Out Wednesday; Nix Limited

The 2-0 Pittsburgh Steelers will play the also undefeated Philadelphia Eagles Sunday on the road and will be looking to break an eight-game losing streak in the City of Brotherly Love in the process. According to the team’s Wednesday injury report, head coach Mike Tomlin will take a somewhat healthy...
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5 days ago

Roethlisberger Challenging Coates, Rest Of WRs To Step Up

We’ve seen Ben Roethlisberger grow as a person, as a quarterback, and as a leader. The latter was on display Sunday afternoon, a day where the offense sputtered and stalled, did just enough to walk away with a victory. With Antonio Brown blanketed, Roethlisberger had to rely on the rest of...
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5 days ago

Week Two Steelers’ Defensive Charting Notes

Matthew Marczi and I have decided to write a weekly article based on our charting notes from the previous week’s game. Every month or so, I will also have “yearly recap” article, like we did last year. So let’s get to some of the notable from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week...
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5 days ago

Understanding Just How Rare An Antonio Brown Off Game Is

Those in attendance at Heinz Field last Sunday witnessed an event so rare that it may seem fair to describe it as the football equivalent of an asteroid nearing Earth. This phenomenon, visible to the naked eye of viewers everywhere, was the off game of 28-year old Pittsburgh Steelers wide...
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5 days ago

Jeremy Fowler Calls Improved Secondary Biggest Surprise So Far Of Steelers’ Season

If there is one thing that can be said about every NFL season, it is that every one of them is consistently full of surprises, with things occurring that nobody predicted would happen—at least, nobody with an educated opinion not pulling a projection out of a hat. We have been...
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5 days ago
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