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Steelers Win The Game Against Panthers, But Lose Spence, Brown And Golden

The preseason is over except for the final roster cutdown. Pittsburgh thwarted a two-point conversion by the Panthers in the final minutes, then watched as a last-second Panthers field goal missed wide right in Pittsburgh’s 17-16 win. Personally, I wish … Continue reading

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Big Ben’s Rotator Cuff Injury May Be Bad News For Mike Wallace, Steelers

Yes, I know Mike Wallace isn’t in camp. Holdouts happen in the NFL, especially during training camp, so I won’t get worried about that until we reach Week Three of the preseason. But there is something else that does worry … Continue reading

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Luck Seems To Shine Steelers Way Again In First Round

If you’re a Steelers’ fan, you probably don’t have a whole lot to complain about how the Steelers are run. They hire a top-notch coach every 15-20 years or so, they draft first-round picks that succeed year after year, and … Continue reading

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Playing The Slot Corner For The Steelers Is Never Easy

Among Steelers fans, William Gay doesn’t seem to have a whole lot of friends. Admittedly, it’s not as bad right now as it was last year. But Steelers fans remember the Patriots torching Gay for pass after pass last year. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 steelers, Analysis | 14 Comments

Analyzing the O-Line: Not As Bad As You May Believe

You almost didn’t find an offensive line analysis on the Lounge this week. Who really wanted to watch that Ravens game a second time, or a third? If you get food poisoning from a bad burrito on Sunday, you don’t … Continue reading

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New Steelers-Related Content On Football Outsiders

I’m happy to say that Football Outsiders has picked up my sack project for the 2011 season. The initial article has gone up today, and I wanted to link it here because I discuss Ben Roethlisberger’s tendency to hold onto … Continue reading

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When it Comes to 2011 Steelers, Don’t Expect Cuts To Hurt

If you’re a Steelers nut, you’re probably quite fascinated to see who makes the 53-man roster and who ends up being told to turn in their playbook. So am I. It’s one of the more engrossing weekends of the season. … Continue reading

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Steelers Finish Preseason 3-1 With Solid Effort Against Panthers

The fourth game of the preseason is always the one where starters sit out and third stringers play for their lives. The fact that the Steelers are now 3-1 after a 33-17 win over the Panthers is less important than … Continue reading

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Steelers Apparently Going With Doug Legursky At RG

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Doug Legursky will be the Steelers starting right guard when the season begins next week. After trying Chris Scott for a week and Tony Hills for two, the Steelers have decided to go with the … Continue reading

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Salary Cap Hasn’t Really Dinged the Steelers

NFL dynasties were supposed to end with the arrival of free agency and the salary cap. Supposedly, teams would never be able to afford all the stars they’d need to keep a dynasty together, so instead we’d see a never-ending … Continue reading

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