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Pittsburgh Steelers: 2013 Report Card for Defense, Special Teams and Coaching

No more pencils, no more books for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers did get some dirty looks from their fans during their second consecutive non-playoff season, and most of them came when they were on defense. These grades for the defensive line, linebackers, defensive backs, special teams, defensive coordinator and head coach won’t be …

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Let’s Not Get Too Excited About the Pittsburgh Steelers’ First Win of the 2013 Season

The Pittsburgh Steelers finally won a game Sunday, defeating the New York Jets 19-6 at MetLife Stadium. Next week, the Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens, who are 3-3 after a loss at home Sunday to the Green Bay Packers. Seven of the last nine games played between the Ravens and Steelers have been decided by …

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Steelers Primer – Week 3 – vs. Chicago Bears

If you go back to last year, and count this year’s preseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now won two of their last 13 games after Monday night’s pitiable performance against the Cincinnati Bengals. The offense showed a few signs of life late in the first half and late in the game, but too many mistakes …

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2013 Pittsburgh Steelers: 4 Players Poised for Breakout Seasons

If the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t see breakout performances from several players in 2013, they’ll miss the playoffs for consecutive seasons for the first time since 2000. Four Steelers look to be on the verge of breakout seasons in 2013. If all of them can make that leap, the Steelers might once again play well into …

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2012 Grades, Position by Position, Linebackers

For the Steelers’ defense, the rubber has always met the road with the play of the linebackers. There is a great, grand tradition of linebacker play in the Steel City, dating back to Jack Lambert and Jack Ham; through Levon Kirkland, Greg Lloyd, and Kevin Greene; to Joey Porter and James Harrison. Linebacker play has …

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Ben Injured in Uninspiring Overtime Win Against Chiefs

The Steelers opened up their Monday Night game with Kansas City looking like they were sleep-walking as they fell behind 10-0 on a cool, rainy night in the ‘burgh. Was it a hangover from the win in New York? Was it looking ahead to a date with the rival Ravens next Sunday night? Either way, the …

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Onward Steelers; Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad

A guy named ‘Meat Loaf’ once sang a song called ‘Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad’ and for a baseball hitter, that’s pretty damn good. For an amateur prognosticator like myself, it isn’t too bad for me either. Last week I called out three guys on defense who I said had to play better if …

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Onward Steelers; Three Guys Who Need to Show Themselves Sunday

Nothing I say will surprise you if you follow and watch the Steelers enough but I would be remiss if I didn’t attack the issue nevertheless. Many pundits and experts think that the Steelers are just fine and that whenever they show signs of age or of problems in one area or another they seemingly …

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Lawrence Timmons, the hit that changed the game for the Steelers

Lawrence Timmons - Mark Sanchez

The Steelers win over the Jets in week, 27-10 will largely be remembered as a performance where the offense was able control the clock and close out the game with a late score. Time of Possession was huge in the favor of Pittsburgh as they held onto the ball for 36:36, keeping the Jets’ offense …

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Steelers Linebackers: Normally a strength but now a concern?

When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense the first thing that always comes to mind is Linebackers. Heck, when you think of them period, Linebackers are at or near the top of your thoughts. The Steelers have been nothing short of legendary since the 70′s at this position. They always seem to find a …

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