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Steelers defense; lack of scheme, lack of talent, or something else?

It’s hard for anyone in the Steeler Nation to admit when the defense is just not what it used to be. We’re a proud group of fans cheering for a proud team with an amazing history that nobody can ever take away. Ok maybe it’s not hard for some and unfortunately it’s getting easier to …

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On the Steelers; A preview of the defensive position breakdowns

Yesterday I brought you a preview of the offensive position battles we at SA expect to see as training camp unfolds in less than a month. Today, I’m shifting to the defense where key battles at corner, nose tackle and inside linebacker are sure to be among the most hostile. Nose Tackle Often the red-headed …

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On the Steelers; D-line depth could be impressively solid in 2012

Anytime you enter a season whether it be a high school football season, a professional football season or highly anticipated chess match, there are always ‘ifs.’ The defensive line  of the Pittsburgh Steelers entering 2012 is the perfect example of one of these ‘ifs’ I’m talking about. They could prove to be dominant or could …

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Steelers not quite so “old and slow” now

“Old and Slow”, the phrase coined by the NFL Networks’ Warren Sapp last season, in reference to the Steelers slow start doesn’t apply quite so much now. The Steeler Nation was up in arms and even the players used it as somewhat of a rallying cry.  A 12-4 regular season record, dual 1,000 yd. receivers, …

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Fate of Aaron Smith yet to be determined

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It’s no secret that the Steelers long time defensive lineman hasn’t been the same since 2008, that’s the last time he was able to play in all 16 games. He finished that year with 60 Tackles, 5.5 Sacks, and 4 Passes Defensed. Since then he’s only played in 15 games since , fighting various injuries …

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There’s a Reason We Draft the Guys We Draft

  Now that the dust from the 2011 NFL Draft has settled and we’ve had time to reflect on not only our draft choices but those of other teams as well, it has become more apparent under the regime of Head Coach Mike Tomlin that we go after not only capable players, but also quality …

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