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Likes and Dislikes: Buccaneers vs. Steelers

One word can sum up yesterday's loss against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: disappointment. Disappointing, because again, the opposing team didn't defeat the Steelers, rather the Steelers beat themselves. In what could've been a 3-1 start, adding some cushion to their record and making last year's 0-4 start a distant memory, ...

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Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Coming off of a 37-19 victory over the Carolina Panthers, the 2-1 Pittsburgh Steelers look to improve their record against the 0-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers travel into Pittsburgh after an embarrassing loss 56-14 loss to their own division rival, the Atlanta Falcons. Will Pittsburgh's well-oiled machine travel back home with them? ...

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Harrison Will Help Linebackers Stay The Course

It was less than a month ago that James Harrison announced his retirement. A press conference was held and the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year officially retired as a Pittsburgh Steeler. Less than 24 hours after the Steelers starting OLB Jarvis Jones fell to a wrist injury, the rumor ...

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Likes and Dislikes: Steelers vs. Panthers

The sky is no longer falling and all is well in Steeler-land. The Steelers traveled into Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday night with a 1-1 record and a dark cloud looming over their head after an ugly all-around performance in their last game, a loss to division rival Baltimore. A ...

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Preview: Carolina Panthers

After losing 26-6 against their division rival, the Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers head to Charlotte, North Carolina to take on the 2-0 Carolina Panthers for Sunday Night Football. The Panthers won their game last Sunday against the Detroit Lions, 24-7. Here's a preview of what we might expect for ...

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Defensive Growing Pains

A hot topic so far this season has been the Steelers defense. The team has been unable to stop the run, and has been the subject of criticism for giving up 183 yards to the Cleveland Browns and 157 yards to the Baltimore Ravens. Worse than giving up large chunks ...

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No Need To Panic… Yet!

Here we are again: Steelers fans are a spoiled bunch! Every now and then we have to accept that our team will lose. I know that's a bitter pill to swallow on a week when the rest of the AFC North came away with a victory. However, it's no reason ...

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Likes and Dislikes: Steelers vs. Ravens

The morning after a highly anticipated contest with the Baltimore Ravens, many Steeler fans are still shaking their heads, wondering what went wrong. The finger of blame cannot be pointed at any one player or incdent in particular, as the loss was a collective team effort. Last night's game could ...

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Preview: Baltimore Ravens

Thursday Night Football returns to NFL Network and debuts on CBS with what many consider the top rivalry in the league, when the Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Baltimore to take on their division opponent Ravens. We previously outlined some key numbers in this series, which has been tight since it's inception, but ...

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Double Jeopardy: How Ray Rice Was Punished For The Same Crime Twice

Seemingly everyone and their brother (and sister, mother, father, dog, cat and general acquaintance) has commented on the topic: that's not the approach I'd like to take. I believe everyone, including the Rices, understand what happened is wrong. We are beyond this point. The focus has now shifted to NFL ...

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Likes and Dislikes: Browns vs. Steelers

The first game of the NFL season is in the books, and from all outward appearances, Renegade wasn't the only thing missing at Heinz Field. The match up was a tale of two halves, where it appeared the teams switched jerseys at halftime. The Browns came out in the 3rd ...

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Preview: Cleveland Browns

The 2014 regular season is underway, as the Pittsburgh Steelers open at Heinz Field against their division rival Cleveland Browns. On paper, there appears no way the Steelers could lose this game. With Ben Roethlisberger under center, the Browns have only defeated the Steelers once. You read that properly: once. In that ...

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2014 Headaches and Concerns

This is the article no one wants to write: what if the worst were to happen? Below are a few scenarios every fan should cross their fingers and count their lucky stars, that the team does not have to endure. Slow Start A slow start would hurt the Steelers more this ...

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2014 NFL Predictions

I hate predictions. Why? Because I'm certain to be wrong! However, I gave it my best effort. Here are my predictions for the 2014 NFL season, with some surprising, and not surprising results!

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Final Preseason Thoughts

The 4th and final preseason game lived up to it's reputation: at times it was a difficult and boring game to watch. Many of the Steelers starters did not play in this game, giving many backups and roster hopefuls a chance to make a last impression. Among those who did ...

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