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Pittsburgh Steelers: 2013 Report Card for Offense

The grades are in on the offensive side of the ball for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Although the Steelers were like a broken record in 2013, missing the playoffs for a second straight year and finishing 8-8 for the second straight year, the offense wasn’t the problem, at least not in the second half of …

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Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Tomlin’s Drafts Aren’t as Bad as They Seem

Amid the rubble of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 0-4 start, there’s plenty of blame to go around. Mike Tomlin’s drafts have been among the targets of that finger-pointing. That’s certainly part of the problem. We’re fresh off ripping the Steelers 2012 draft class. While there’s still time for some of those 2012 selections to blossom, the …

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Draft is Hurting Them in 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen enough of Mike Adams for now. That doesn’t say much for their player evaluation leading up to the 2012 NFL draft. Amid the desperation caused by their 0-4 start, the Steelers took the desperate measure of trading a conditional draft pick to the Arizona Cardinals for offensive tackle Levi Brown, …

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2012 Grades, Position by Position, Offensive Line

So, we arrive to arguably the hardest position to grade in the entire game. There are a multitude of stats for every position on the field except for offensive lineman. The reason for that is that you only notice these guys when they do something bad or mess up. The good news is, we can …

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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; Attacking the Eagles’ Nine-Wide Defense

The Philadelphia Eagles currently have the 4th best defense in the National Football League and will bring their athleticism and fire to Heinz Field Sunday afternoon to take on the Steelers. As we have seen with few exceptions so far in the 2012 season, there really isn’t a truly dominant defense to be found. The …

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So When Does Colbert Get Blamed for the Lack of Running Game?

Quite frankly, I’m absolutely exhausted when it comes to talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers and the defense’s epic collapse in Oakland. So I figured, why not write about something else right? Well, my topic today is Kevin Colbert and my blood is already boiling. As you are well aware of, the offensive line of the …

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Onward Steelers; Rainey’s Utilization Will Increase With Experience

Chris Rainey made his NFL debut Sunday night and left much to be desired but I certainly don’t blame him or anyone else for that matter. The Steelers gave him the ball on a traditional running play and another where misdirection was the key and resulted in a seven yard gain. His only reception was …

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On the Steelers; 10-6 Just Seems Right This Season

What kind of writer, blogger or so-called ‘expert’ would I be if I didn’t tell you my thoughts on how the Pittsburgh Steelers will fare this year and why? Normally, I really hate these types of pieces because it’s just so hard to see what the future holds especially as it pertains to injuries, team …

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DeCastro, Spence Injuries Spur More Discussion About Pre-Season

No team in the National Football League is immune from injury. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly are not as they have now seen two of their top four draft picks go down in less than a week with serious injuries. The fact is that under the current system of four pre-season games, guys are going to …

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