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Steelers 2016 Third Quarter Report

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by Ivan Cole

33 seconds.

In their review of the Steelers victory over the New York Giants, Post-Gazette reporters Ed Bouchette and Gerry Dulac noted that the last 33 seconds of the Dallas game is the difference between the Steelers’ current circumstances and being 8-4 and considered in the driver’s seat for a league title. 1,952 more words

Steelers Players And Coaches

On Second Thought: Ben's "Rust" Issue, Part 1

As I write this I still haven’t watched Sunday’s game. I’m hoping I will be able to do so on my computer at home, once I get there. 1,855 more words

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Pittsburgh's Goin' To The Super Bowl?

“For some context on the Steelers injuries in 2015, Pittsburgh placed 25 players on injured reserve from May 2015 through the Super Bowl. Only the Giants and Ravens had more.

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Rebuild vs. Reboot: Did the Steelers Do It the Hard Way?

Part 1

Although it was stoutly denied by all parties who should know, in retrospect it seems pretty clear the Steelers went through a gradual rebuilding process that began around 2012 and may or may not be over, depending on how you look at it. 1,804 more words

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The New, Improved Extra Point Attempt—Did It Mess With Kicker's Heads?

If you were paying attention at all in 2015 you know what I’m talking about. As NFL writer Kevin Patra reported last May:

The NFL has been tinkering with the PAT in hopes of making it a more difficult and therefore entertaining play for spectators.

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How Close Did the Steelers Come to a Championship, Part 2b: More on the Offense

In Part 1 I speculated upon the quarterback position for the Panthers, the Broncos and the Steelers. In Part 2a I looked at several games between two of the three teams to see how their offense fared against common opponents. 1,963 more words

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How Close Did the Steelers Come to a Championship, Part 2a: Total Offense

Since I began this series, former Steelers head coach Bill Cowher gave some validity to the exercise. In today’s Tribune-Review Cowher had this to say: 1,729 more words

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