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Mike Tomlin And The Distinction Between Reality And Stereotype

Before the Pittsburgh Steelers’ most recent game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, head coach Mike Tomlin was interviewed for a previously recorded pre-game segment, during which Fox NFL sideline reporter Laura Okmin asked him about his thoughts on being labelled a “player’s coach”. While he preceded his statement by saying that the label […] Mike Tomlin And...
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SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for October 1st, 2014

The Steelers return to the practice field after a day off. They will practice from 115pm-315pm Eastern. – The Mike Tomlin pres conference yesterday actually revealed a few interesting bits. First, Tomlin claims he made the play call on the 3rd and 5 that went nowhere. It was a run-pass option at the line and Ben Roethlisberger chose ‘run.’ The problem was execution as I wrote...
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Tomlin Expects Rebound From Wing After Wearing Poor Punt This Week

While it’s not the sole reason why the Pittsburgh Steelers lost Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the 29-yard punt by Brad Wing with 50 seconds left in regulation certainly didn’t help matters. During his Tuesday press conference, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he looks forward to seeing his young punter bounce back from […] Tomlin Expects Rebound From Wing After Wearing...
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Roethlisberger To Brown Connection The Best In The League

Through the first quarter of the 2014 season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger boasts a quarterback rating of 99.7 following a three-touchdown, zero-interception performance. That figure would rank as the third-best in his career, while it currently places him seventh in the league for this season behind six quarterbacks with a rating of 100 or […] Roethlisberger...
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Steelers Run Defense Improved Over Past Two Games

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense was pounded on the ground for much of the first two weeks of the season, giving up 191 yards in the season opener and another 157 in the Thursday night loss four days later. In the first game against the Cleveland Browns, the Steelers allowed two rookie backs to run over […] Steelers Run Defense Improved Over Past Two Games is a post from: Steelers...
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Steelers Special Teams Played Its Role In Sunday’s Loss

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered one of their more frustrating losses in recent years this past Sunday, allowing the go-ahead touchdown drive in the fourth quarter with just seven seconds remaining on the clock. And in more than any other game this season, the performance of the special teams units played a role in that loss. […] Steelers Special Teams Played Its Role In Sunday’s...
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Steelers terminate the contract of punter Adam Podlesh

The Steelers have chosen to terminate the contract of punter Adam Podlesh. Podlesh signed a one year contract with the team back in April, however due to personal circumstances he failed to report to training camp and was subsequently placed on the Reserve/Did Not Report List. The 8th year veteran has a fairly stellar 42.4 yard average per punt over the last 7 seasons. The move...
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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Plans To Continue Celebrating After Big Plays, Touchdowns

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell took to Twitter Tuesday to say that he won’t stop celebrating after big plays and touchdowns anytime soon. Bell, who was flagged Sunday in the first quarter for taunting following a 16-yard run, informed fans Tuesday evening on his Twitter account that he grew up watching former San Diego […] Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Plans To...
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Mike Tomlin will have referees at Steelers practices this week

(Credit: draftdaysuit.com) Through their first four games this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been flagged an unnerving 44 times. That’s averages out to 11 penalties a game. There is plenty of blame going around in Pittsburgh for this perceived lack of focus and discipline. Head coach Mike Tomlin has decided to have NFL officials present at team practices this week in an...
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Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown named NFL’s best WR so far

There’s an old saying in the NFL: Teams can’t win a championship in September, but they certainly can lose one. Translation? Getting off to a good start doesn’t ensure late-season success, but struggling out of the gates almost guarantees that a team won’t be playing in January. That’s why taking a moment to look at the state of the NFL one-fourth of the way through the...
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Back Down To Earth. STEELERS LOSE

It took me some extra time, but I did get to sit down and watch this weekend’s Steeler game on DVR. The recap is a day late, but it’s still the recap, so enjoy. FIRST QUARTER Dri Archer makes him triumphant return as a kick returner, but Roger Goodell outlawed kickoffs back in like 2010 so the Steelers start from the 20. They open with a quick screen to Will Johnson because apparently...
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Steelers Mike Tomlin Not Insulted By Being Labeled A ‘Players’ Coach’

Prior to the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, head coach Mike Tomlin did an interview with Laura Okmin of Fox Sports and reports suggest that he took issue with her when she asked him about whether or not he likes being labeled a “players’ coach.” At one point during the interview, […] Steelers Mike Tomlin Not Insulted By Being Labeled A...
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Will Steelers give Champ Bailey a look?

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without cornerback Ike Taylor, who broke the radius and ulna bones in his right arm, for at least six weeks, but that doesn’t mean the team will look outside the organization for help at the position. According to ESPN’s Scott Brown, the Steelers won’t be bringing in veteran Champ Bailey. Champ Baliley is a first-ballot Pro Football Hall of Famer...
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Steelers Have Terminated The Contract Of Punter Adam Podlesh

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move Tuesday as the team has announced that they have terminated the contract of veteran punter Adam Podlesh. Podlesh had been on the Steelers Reserve/Did Not Report List since the middle of August as he was forced to spend time with his then-pregnant wife, who reportedly was having a […] Steelers Have Terminated The Contract Of Punter Adam...
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Tomlin Says He Called Run-Pass Option Play On 3rd Down Late In Loss To Buccaneers

With the Pittsburgh Steelers needing just five yards on third down and five to put away the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with 1:35 left in the game, the offense ran a run-pass packaged play that they had already run several other times during the game. The play resulted in a two-yard loss by running back Le’Veon […] Tomlin Says He Called Run-Pass Option Play On 3rd Down Late In Loss...
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Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier Likely To Miss Jaguars Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the winless Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday on the road and head coach Mike Tomlin ran down the injury report heading into that game during his Tuesday press conference. Tomlin started off by saying that several players are currently in the facility dealing with various bumps and bruises but he chose not […] Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier...
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Brett Keisel: ‘Hard to win when you’re highly penalized’

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been penalized 44 times for 387 yards in the first four games of the season. “We were a highly penalized team, and it’s very hard to win when you’re highly penalized,” said defensive end Brett Keisel. “We have to be more disciplined, better aware of what we are doing, pre-snap, post-snap, all of the time. Obviously those flags can hurt you...
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Why did the Pittsburgh Steelers sign Lance Moore anyway?

In the NFL Films America’s Game special about the Steelers improbable march to a victory in Super Bowl XL following the 2005 season, Jerome Bettis, the legendary running back who played in Pittsburgh from 1996-2005, is one of the players featured in the piece, as he shares his thoughts and feelings about that magical season that culminated in him hoisting the franchise’s fifth...
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Steelers Film Room: Murphy For 41 Yards In 4th Quarter

The biggest play that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had against the Pittsburgh Steelers was the 41-yard completion to Louis Murphy from quarterback Mike Glennon with 35 seconds left in the game. I thought all of you might like to see this play broken down properly. Pre snap, the Steelers show a cover-2 look with safety […] Steelers Film Room: Murphy For 41 Yards In 4th Quarter is a...
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Dri Archer Yet To Break Out For Steelers

Todd Haley, Mike Tomlin, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were very excited when they got the opportunity to draft running back slash wide receiver Dri Archer with the first overall compensatory pick in the third round back in May. His 4.2 speed and versatility, the thinking went, would open up the offense and create matchup problems, […] Dri Archer Yet To Break Out For Steelers is...
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James Harrison Active In First Game Back In Pittsburgh

After the Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed James Harrison, I wrote that his conditioning, I did not believe, would play much of a role, if any, in terms of dictating his playing time. But even I did not anticipate him playing as much as he did in his first game. While Jason Worilds over at left outside […] James Harrison Active In First Game Back In Pittsburgh is a post from: Steelers...
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Stephon Godbolt III to make first start at Webber International

Stephon Godbolt III is playing in his first game this Saturday since leaving Tennessee State. Currently hes at Webber International, Florida. The talented senior cornerback, who played last season at TennesseeState, could have entered the Supplemental draft but this pass summer, but elected to stay in school. The Warriors are looking for their second straight win of the seaso...
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Report: Steelers Will Have Referees At Practice This Week

Following the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 loss Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, head coach Mike Tomlin vowed to fix the penalty problem that has plagued the team through their first four games of the season. Part of the fixing process will reportedly include having referees at practice this week, according to a Monday evening report […] Report: Steelers Will Have Referees At...
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DraftKings Week 5 Best Team To Stack: Pittsburgh Steelers

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Snoop Dogg Wants Todd Haley To Be Fired By Steelers

It appears that Snoop Dogg is not a fan of Todd Haley. I’m not sure how he became a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, but he certainly didn’t hold back his criticism. Never mind that the Steelers are averaging 412 yards of offense per game this year though. The post Snoop Dogg Wants Todd Haley To Be Fired By Steelers appeared first on Diehardsport.
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