Author Archives: JJ

On Saturday, Explosive Plays Could Make Difference

Sunday night, Lance Williams of Steel Curtain Radio, Michael Bean of Behind The Steel Curtain and I had a very interesting discussion about Saturday’s Armageddon. It was planned to be a podcast, but unfortunately some technical issues with the recording … Continue reading

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Which Steelers Were Targeted on Interceptions in 2010?

One of our favorite (and most frequent) commenters, IsraelP, asked on Twitter yesterday if any passes intended for Mike Wallace have been intercepted. The answer is yes, two of them. It’s notable that only one of the nine picks involved … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 steelers, Quarterbacks, Wide Recievers | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Panthers, Week 16

If this was a college class, I’d be docked a letter grade or two for tardiness. Sorry everyone, traveling for Christmas meant that I was away from my DVR (and NFL Game Rewind) for a good part of the week. … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 steelers, O-Line Analysis, Offensive Line | 4 Comments

Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Jets, Week 15

It may have been a loss, but last Sunday’s Jets game was this Steelers’ offensive line’s finest moment. Playing against a legitimate defense, the Steelers tamed the Jets’ pass rush and opened gaping holes for Rashard Mendenhall. For weeks, if … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 steelers, O-Line Analysis, Offensive Line | 3 Comments

Breaking: Big Ben Gets Blitzed a Lot

Over at FanHouse, I’ve posted a little study looking at how effective blitzing is. There are some interesting stats in the piece, but one that probably stands out for Steelers fans is how often Ben Roethlisberger is blitzed. By Stats … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Bengals, Week 14

If you watch the Steelers on a regular basis (and hey, if you’re checking out the Steelers Lounge, I’m guessing you do), you probably have noticed that even the play-by-play and color analysts that broadcast the games are well aware … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 steelers, O-Line Analysis, Offensive Line | Tagged | 12 Comments

Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Ravens, Week 13

Winning makes everything better. Which is good, because if the Steelers had lost Sunday’s game against the Ravens, there would be a lot of talk about the failings of the offensive line. At this point, the Steelers’ offensive line is … Continue reading

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Steelers-Ravens Recap: Greatest Win Ever?

OK, it may not be the greatest game in NFL history. But man, if you’re a Steelers’ fan, it’s hard to remember many more fun than this one. The Steelers have won six Super Bowls. They’ve pulled off the greatest … Continue reading

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Getting Together: Steelers Bloggers Talk the Ravens’ Game

The Steelers’ blogosphere produces enough quality info that it’s sometimes hard to keep up. And here at the Lounge, we love that. The Steelers’ blogger community is a pretty talented bunch, which we were reminded of this week when Cory … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 steelers, SL Roundtable | 8 Comments

LaMarr Woodley Is Getting His Hurries

Maybe LaMarr Woodley has been more effective than we think. On the Ravens’ preview podcast,┬áRyan, Gretz and I mentioned how we hoped Woodley would have a big game against the Ravens, and how he’d seemed somewhat disappointing as a pass … Continue reading

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