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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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6 Players to Watch in Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2013 Preseason Opener

Several Pittsburgh Steelers will be fighting for jobs tonight as the Steelers open their 2013 preseason against the New York Giants at Heinz Field. Staying healthy matters more than winning in preseason games. The Steelers coaches will focus less on the scoreboard and more on individual performances as they try to sort out who belongs …

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Six Pittsburgh Steelers Players to Watch in 2012 Season Finale

Wouldn’t taking down the Christmas tree be a better way to spend Sunday afternoon than watching the Steelers? Steelers fans did not get all they wanted for Christmas, because the Steelers won’t be in the playoffs this season. The Steelers’ season finale Sunday against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field will be the first game …

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At 1-2, Steelers should leave their talking for the field on Sunday

When you’re 1-2 and coming off a loss to a team you have no business losing too, now is hardly the time to be stirring the pot with pointless chatter if you’re the Pittsburgh Steelers. After all, who does these guys think they are, Anthony Smith? Whether or not Steve McLendon, Antonio Brown, and Isaac …

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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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Blitzburgh It Isn’t; This Defense Has Issues

At what point do we start to finally question the seemingly ‘unquestionable?’ For whatever reason, Dick LeBeau has always gotten a free pass from most Steelers’ fans and I think a lot of it has to do with his legendary status and great track record. Unfortunately, the history doesn’t mean anything because this is about …

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2012 Steelers Roster; the more things change, the more they stay the same

When the Steelers entered the offseason after that gut wrenching loss in overtime to the Denver Broncos last year, there was talk that things needed to change. Warren Sapp of the NFL Network called them “old and slow”, and the rise of Bengals in the AFC North had everyone wondering what the Steelers would do …

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Steve McLendon and Alameda Ta’amu have big opportunity at nose tackle

No Casey Hampton, no problem for the Steelers. At least for now that’s been the case so far in training camp and after one preseason game. While the Steelers would love to have the Big Snack healthy and at his normal post anchoring the defensive line, he’s still on the PUP recovering from his ACL …

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Steelers preseason: Who and what to watch on defense

I’m one who enjoys watching preseason games just to see the young guys because in many cases that’s the only time you see them all year unless injuries hit the starters. This year though things are different, there are many positions up for grabs so these preseason games take on more significance than usual. On …

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Casey Hampton believes he’ll be ready to start the season, and play a few more years

Casey Hampton has been running, although not practicing, at the Steelers mandatory mini camp this week.  When you think about a torn ACL that happens late in the previous year, the first thing that comes to mind is that you won’t see that player again until mid season next year. After all, starting the season …

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