1. Pittsburgh Steelers: Week Seven Will Be a Stiffer Challenge

    Nov. 19, 1995, Quarterback Neil O’Donnell and the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated quarterback Jeff Blake and the Cincinnati Bengals 49-31. The Steelers generated 556 yards of offense...

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  2. Pittsburgh Steelers Face Must-Win in Turnpike Bowl

    During his post-Super Bowl press conference, Coach Mike Tomlin stated, “There will be a new 53 men. A lot of the faces will be the same. But nothing stays the same in this game...

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  3. Pittsburgh Steelers Looking for Their First Road Victory

    The Steelers snapped a two-game losing streak with a win at home over the San Diego Chargers last Sunday night. The offense was balanced with Bruce Arians mixing the calls, 36 running plays and 34 passing...

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  4. Now Is Not the Time To Throw the Pittsburgh Steelers Under the Bus

    The Bears and Bengals dealt the Steelers two disappointing road losses. Against the Bengals, the Steeler defense gave up an 11-point lead They couldn't to get off the field in the fourth ...

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  5. Steelers Will Face Challenges against Cincinnati

    Despite the loss to the Chicago Bears this past Sunday, the Steelers did make strides as they prepare for game three against division opponent Cincinnati Bengals. There is a glimmer of improvement in the running game 36 yards in 23 attempts; 1...

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  6. Week Two MatchUp: Steelers (1-0) at Bears (0-1)

    Head Coaches Lovie Smith and Mike Tomlin were defensive coaches with then Head Coach Tony Dungy and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Smith was linebacker coach from 1996-2000; Tomlin defensive backs coach from 2001-2005...

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  7. Steelers Offensive Line Remains Unsettled After Season Opener

    G Trai Essex was beaten by DT Jason Jones. C Hartwig and T Colon stood side by side while Essex looked on as Roethlisberger was being pursued by the defense and sacked by Jones. TE Heath Miller misses DT Tony Brown...

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  8. Steelers vs Titans: Battle in the Trenches

    With the best record in the NFL last season, the Titans won the Division title and home-field advantage. The Titans got off to a franchise record 10-0 start and finished 13-3 only to lose the AFC Divisional playoffs to the Baltimore Ravens...

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  9. The Wizard of “D”-Dick Le Beau

    Steelers Head Coach Chuck Noll hired Bud Carson as defensive coordinator in 1972. Carson considered one of the best defensive minds ever to coach in the NFL, developed the “Steel Curtain”, one of the best defenses in National Football League history...

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  10. Can The Steeler O-Line Protect Big Ben's Blind Side?

    Being an NFL lineman is a thankless job. Linemen know if they do a good job of blocking and tackling it will go unnoticed, but if he misses a tackle or a block, everyone notices...

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  11. Pittsburgh Steelers' O-Line Stabilized by Overcoming Mental Errors

    Parked on St. Vincent’s College campus on the last morning of training camp, were five buses ordered by Coach Tomlin for what was thought would be scheduled time off for the players...

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  12. Can Issac Redman Be The Drill Bit In The Steeler Rushing Attack?

    I dropped by training camp last Monday after spending the weekend in Canton enjoying the Hall of Fame festivities with my family...

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  13. Pittsburgh Steelers' Unit-By-Unit Analysis

    “We’ve met the challenges laid before us, in terms of the 2008 season. It was awesome! But if you are a legitimate competitor at the appropriate time you ready yourself for the challenges that lie ahead in ‘09 and ‘10...

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  14. Pittsburgh Steelers: The Future Is Now

    The future is now. Friday, July 31, the Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp to prepare for the 2009-10 season...

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  15. Steelers: Looking at Next Season's Offense

    After the Steelers won Super Bowl XL in 2006, Ben Roethlisberger suffered a head injury from a motorcycle accident, and in the same year had an emergency appendectomy...

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  16. Pittsburgh Steelers: Coaching Staff Profile

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  17. Five Plays Drove Pittsburgh Steelers to a Sixth Super Bowl

    The Pittsburgh Steelers became the first team in NFL history to win a sixth Super Bowl, in spite of an ineffective running game, injuries in the offensive line and punter, an aging defensive line, and dealt one of the toughest schedules in the NFL...

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  18. My Pittsburgh Steelers Story: "You Never Leave Until the Fat Lady Sings"

    On the front page of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was an announcement that the Pittsburgh Steelers hired a new head coach by the name of Chuck Noll. My first thoughts: "Who is this guy?", and, "I didn’t know Pittsburgh had a pro football team...

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  19. 2009 Pittsburgh Steelers Preview

    Head Coach: Mike Tomlin 2008 Record: 12-4 regular season, earned sixth Super Bowl trophy Key Additions: Draft picks—DE Evander “Ziggy” Hood, WR Mike Wallace, CB Keenan Lewis, ...

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  20. Pittsburgh Steelers: A Search For a Few Good Return Men

    The Steelers took a different path in their approach to the 2009 draft. They stayed put in the first round and drafted a defensive linesman...

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  21. Pittsburgh Steelers: Heading into the NFL Draft

    In approximately 48 hours, the NFL Draft begins at Radio City Music Hall, Saturday, April 25, 2009. After hosting some 30 draft prospects this past month, the Steelers will have to make the ...

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  22. Pittsburgh Steelers: The Evolution of Special Teams

    Chargers' Darren Sproles broke free for a 63-yard kickoff return in last postseason's divisional round. Defensive back Jim Leonhard sprinted for a 45-yard punt return to the Steelers' 10-yard ...

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  23. George Blanda: NFL's Old Fossil?

    Today’s athletes are getting older and older. These days you see more older sportsmen and sportswomen highly competitive at ages which are already conveniently considered by many as being “over the hill...

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  24. Pittsburgh Steelers: Business as Usual

    The NFL is a business. It remains one of the healthiest corporate entities with revenues continuing to grow despite the poor economy...

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  25. Pittsburgh Steelers: Is Strength in the Trenches a Priority?

    Since 2000, the Steelers put little emphasis on drafting defensive linesmen. In fact, when Kevin Colbert became Director of Football Operations in 2000, the Steelers drafted 10 defensive linesmen...

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