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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: 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: 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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Steeler 2010 Draft Class Already Paying Huge Dividends for Deep Team

No NFL draft class should be judged until at least three full seasons are complete. However, the 2010 Steelers’ draft class has immediately made an already deep roster even better, since eight of 10 picks are still with the Steelers … 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: Buccaneers, Week 3

Three weeks into the season, there is not much to complain about with the Steelers’ offensive line. They have survived injuries at left tackle and right guard. They’ve endured a pair of games in brutal heat where they have subbed … Continue reading

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference Notes: Ravens-Steelers

It’s Ravens Week and Mike Tomlin (or, as Ron Cook called him on 93.7 just now, Bill Cowher) held his weekly press conference. Here are the (paraphrased) highlights:

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #2: Steelers-Titans Preview

We’re back for another podcast, this time JJ, Gretz and I preview the Titans game. For an indication of how seriously we take the Steelers, a conversation about a Week 2 matchup with Tennessee also, almost impossibly, touches on Kordell … Continue reading

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Time Machines & Steelers O-Line: What Could Have Been

Prior to this past April, “Please, for the love of god, draft an offensive linemen early” was the Steelers fans’ lament. I was reminded of that after reading Bob Costas’ comments on JJ’s most recent o-line analysis post. I think … Continue reading

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Retro O-Line Analysis: Is It Fair to Compare Pouncey to Dawson?

Maurkice Pouncey is getting a whole lot of praise. And when Steelers’ beat writers (and others) want to really complement him, they call Pouncey’s blocking Dermontti Dawson-esque. But it’s easy to say that Pouncey is showing signs he can block … Continue reading

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