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Can Felix Jones Even Make the Pittsburgh Steelers Roster?

Remember when the Pittsburgh Steelers could get useful Cowboys castoffs? Don’t expect running back Felix Jones to make Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert look like geniuses the way Flozell Adams did in 2010. The Steelers traded outside linebacker Adrian Robinson to the Philadelphia Eagles for Jones on Friday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. This isn’t …

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So is it the “hot hand” or is it Rashard Mendenhall for the Steelers?

Jonathan Dwyer has 2 100+ yd games this season

As the season moves along for the Steelers we might be finding ourselves in the middle of a running back controversy in Pittsburgh. Now, by controversy I don’t mean something that necessarily divides the team like a quarterback controversy can but rather who Mike Tomlin will start vs who everybody else (including the players and …

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Steelers’ Injuries Could Be a Blessing

Every team has to deal with injuries and they all have them to varying degrees and at different or even similar positions.You can’t help but notice that the Pittsburgh Steelers have been plagued by the injury bug really since training camp when rookie David DeCastro went down in Buffalo. What I’m starting to sense with this …

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Onward Steelers; It’s Time to Accept This is a Passing Offense

If you haven’t come to the realization that the Pittsburgh Steelers are a pass-first team then perhaps you’ve been watching re-runs of the Seventies’ Steelers. Art Rooney II can say Ben Roethlisberger needs to ‘tweak his game’ all he wants to but I didn’t see anything that needed tweaking yesterday in the 34-31 loss to …

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On the Steelers; What Keeping Four Wide Recievers Means

A lot of experts are calling this season for the Pittsburgh Steelers a ‘transition’ year and they may be right in the end, but after cut-down day yesterday the real transition may be in the approach on offense. With the Steelers choosing to keep just four wide receivers and four tight ends on the active roster, …

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Steelers backfield in good hands with young talent on the rise

Jonathan Dwyer and the young Steeler running backs carrying the load

Just over a week ago, the Steelers running back situation looked like it was on life support. Isaac Redman wasn’t practicing with a sore groin, Jonathan Dwyer wasn’t working out either and Rashard Mendendhall is not near ready to return from this ACL injury from last year. The Steelers went out and signed Jason Ford  …

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Steelers’ offense a work in progress following loss to Eagles

The first preseason game of the 2012 National Football League season is in the books and while no one will remember the 24-23 score of the Philly win over the Steelers, there is a lot to take from the game and I’m focusing on the offense. New offensive coordinator Todd Haley unveiled his new scheme …

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Steelers young stars Chris Rainey and Baron Batch show promise in preseason opener

The first preseason game is a time of excitement for every fan. We finally get to see what the stars of tomorrow will do in game situations for our Steelers.  We must curb our excitement though both in handing out praise and criticism because after all, it’s preseason and game 1 at that. For now,, …

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The Steelers drop exciting preseason opener to Eagles, 24-23 – Game recap

Dare we say this was quite the exciting game for the Steelers in their preseason opener? If you watched it then I’m sure you’d agree, at least as far as the 2nd half is concerned. Mike Tomlin and his coaching staff learned a lot about their team tonight in the preseason opener agains the Eagles. …

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Steelers preseason: Who and what to watch for on offense

Things to watch for during the Steelers preseason on offense. This is an important time for this group, they finally get to start putting into action what Todd Haley has been installing this offseason and in camp. As Mike Tomlin said in a recent press briefing after camp, “This isn’t a new offense to us, …

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