Category Archives: O-Line Analysis

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

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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

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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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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Bills, Week 12

Mike Tomlin has said many times that he’s not looking for style points. In the NFL, wins and losses matter, how you get there is much less important. If that’s the case, then Sunday’s win over the Bills has to … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Raiders, Week 11

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I hope today is a great day for everyone full of turkey, plenty of football, family and friends. And I’m thankful that on Thanksgiving, I can write about a very solid effort by the Steelers’ o-line instead … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Patriots, Week 10

The Steelers lost by 13 points Sunday, and they abandoned the running game midway through the second quarter. So you can probably expect that this week’s o-line report isn’t going to be a very happy report. When it comes to … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Bengals, Week 9

In 2009, the Steelers lined up with Willie Colon starting at right tackle, Max Starks starting at left tackle, Justin Hartwig starting at center and Trai Essex at right guard for all 16 games. In fact, the only linemen to … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Saints, Week 8

Former Eagles’ defensive coordinator Jim Johnson used to be the Steelers’ offensive line’s worst nightmare. He’d dial up the most aggressive series of blitzes anyone would ever see, filled with eight-man tidal waves of pressure that forced offensive linemen to … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Dolphins, Week 7

Another week, another win. When the Steelers are 5-1, there’s no reason to complain. And when it comes to the offensive line, it’s hard to not be impressed with the Steelers’ depth this year — nine different offensive linemen have … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Browns, Week 6

Five weeks into the 2010 season, the Steelers offensive line has been better than expected. Flozell Adams looked like a decrepit old man during the preseason, but once the regular season started, he quickly turned into a solid right tackle. … Continue reading

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