Category Archives: Preseason

Dennis Dixon, Everybody! (Unless It’s Charlie Batch)

Well, it took nearly a month but injuries finally made their way through the Steelers locker room. Byron Leftwich, apparently Mike Tomlin’s guy since returning to Pittsburgh this offseason, hobbled off the field Thursday after hurting his left knee in … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: Steelers-Broncos Preseason Game (It’s All Yours, Byron!)

Scribblings from a game that finally settled the age-old question: Jesus loves Crezdon more than Tebow… Alright, let’s get right to it: Positives * Rashard Mendenhall not only looked great for a one-armed running back, he looked like a legit … Continue reading

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Just a Reminder…

Ben Roethlisberger’s stats for Game 3 of the 2005 preseason: C A Yds Int TD QB Rtg 6 15 57 1 0 23.5 You can now resume your regularly scheduled hand-wringing about the quarterback situation.

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Steelers vs. Broncos: Preseason Game 3 (and Daily Thread)

Well, it’s the third preseason game and that’s usually the one the starters play the most. We’re going to see some new faces out there with the first teams, including Maurkice Pouncey and Keenan Lewis, and perhaps even a little … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Steelers Tight Ends: Spaeth Keeps Surprising

To finish off my play-by-play analysis of the Steelers’ second preseason game, I took a look at the tight ends. As you would expect, I skipped right on past Heath Miller’s work–he’s really good, we all know that. But I … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Brandon London

In his “Postcard” from Steelers’ camp, Sports Illustrated NFL insider Peter King dropped this tidbit: “Upstart camp guy Steelers are trying to find a spot for: wideout/special-teamer Brandon London, late of the Giants and Dolphins” To which, most Steelers fans … Continue reading

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We Have a Jonathan Dwyer Sighting

You know who’s been flying under the radar the past week or so? Jonathan Dwyer. Remember that guy? With the news of Maurkice’s ascendency, and Mork Florio’s absurd theory turning out true*, I lost track of Dwyer. Primarily because reports had … Continue reading

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Projected 53-Man Final Roster After 2 Preseason Games and Other Goodies

With two preseason games in the books, here is the projected 53-man opening-day roster for the Steelers, predicted opening-day inactives, unlucky last 16 not to make the team, lucky last 16 clinging to a roster spot and the projected eight-man … Continue reading

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Steelers Should Cut Hartwig, Keep Hills On 53-Man Roster

There were far more negatives than positives from the Steelers’ offensive line in last night’s 24-17 preseason win over the New York Giants. After just one viewing, I was pleasantly surprised and very pleased with the performance of embattled reserve … Continue reading

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What’s Behind This Insane Dennis Dixon Controversy?

After having Stan Savran crush him in a death-grip of logic and common sense, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk was back on the Dennis Dixon trail Friday morning, continuing to run with his “the Steelers are afraid of Dennis … Continue reading

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