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Steelers defense vs Bengals, concentrate on the pass or rush?

Normally this would be a no brainer question, the Steelers under Dick Lebeau have always taken the mentality that you stop the run first and make the team one dimensional. This allows you make them more predictable and in theory easier to defend. This year the Steelers defense is ranked 4th overall, allowing 295 yds …

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Taylor and Green is a Match-Up to Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers have many issues right now when it comes to playing defense. They are struggling to get pressure on the quarterback which has led to problems creating turnovers. There are injury issues with guys like Troy Polamalu and potentially LaMarr Woodley and/or James Harrison. The one area the Steelers probably never imagined they’d …

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Steelers must take advantage of weak AFC North, starting with the Bengals

For the record, yes I did say “weak” AFC North. As of right now in 2012, this is not nearly the same division that we saw last year. The defenses are average at best, and while the offenses have potential to be strong they are still inconsistent. More on that shortly. When it comes to …

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Steelers, AFC North salary cap – continued evidence of how good front offices get it done

Something interesting, at least I think so, when it comes to the NFL salary cap status of all NFL teams as they head into training camp in a few weeks now; how close just is everyone to the cap? When you look at the Steelers, Bengals, Browns, and Ravens it’s easy to tell just why …

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SteelDad’s Rant and Slants; The Premiere!

At steeleraddicts.com, it is our hope that we are always bringing something informative, thought-provoking and fun to you the reader when it comes to our Steelers. Keeping those same thoughts in mind, I’m really excited to bring a weekly look around the league to you. These are my thoughts and opinions of the National Football …

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Steelers fan view: Something every AFC North fan has in common

I was reading some stories lately, written by fan sites of rival teams. I do that periodically in the offseason just to keep up with the rival population and how they view not only their team but also our beloved Steelers. During the regular season we also do a weekly feature, “behind enemy lines” where …

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Steelers’ 2012 Schedule has good and bad stretches

Now that ESPN’s three-hour show introducing us to the 2012 NFL schedule is over it’s time to take my shot at breaking down some key games on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ schedule. By the way, did we really need three hours? Trey Wingo even tweeted when it was over that it was so long he thought …

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NFL Combine Crucial to Steelers’ Success

For the last several seasons the AFC North Division of the National Football League has been about two teams, the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers. While that appears to be true again heading into the 2012 season, the Steelers can no longer just brush aside the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns. For the …

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