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College Football Projections, and Fun with Data Visualization

San Francisco — College football started this past week, and if you didn’t notice, it started with a little more excitement than usual. Not counting the “Week 0” slate of games, the season began with a (relatively) marquee matchup in No. 837 more words

Preseason Injury Breakdown Part III

Another week of preseason football down, another week of major injuries to report! These injuries are not bumps, bruises, scrapes that an athlete would sustain over the course of playing football. 686 more words

Buffalo Bills

What's The Deal With Eddie Lacy?

Eddie Lacy came out of Alabama as a talented second round draft pick who many thought would develop into one of the best running backs in the game.  569 more words


2 of the 10 best seasons by a WR in the last 30 years belong to Antonio Brown

Over the course of the past four seasons, there haven’t been many wide receivers in the same class as Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Antonio Brown. He’s topped 100 receptions in each of the last four seasons, a mark only matched by one other player in NFL history. 206 more words

Steelers Wire News

Steelers get no players on Football Outsiders list of 'Defeats' leaders

NFL teams are always searching for big plays on defense. A team can be smart, fundamentally sound and have a solid scheme, but when it comes down to wins and losses, many times it is the splash plays that make all the difference. 266 more words

Steelers Wire News

Steelers land 4 defenses on 30 best of the last 30 years

Historically, there are few NFL franchises that can boast the types of defenses the Pittsburgh Steelers have had. However, when Football Outsiders dug into the numbers, they only… 355 more words

Steelers Wire News

2016 Oregon is the Oregon Everyone Thought They Were Watching for the Last Decade

There is a myth that exists in college football that some really good teams are great offenses with bad defenses. These teams win games by scores like 62-51 or 45-38, and, so the theory goes, they are just good enough on offense to outscore any opponent. 828 more words