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  • joined Oct 28, 2008
  • last login May 19, 2014
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What We Learned About Kevin Colbert and the Steelers

After all the pre-draft hype and smokescreens, what a team does on Draft Day(s) exposes what they are really thinking. The Steelers are no exception, investing their top two picks on the defensive...

How Kevin Colbert is planning for 2014 and beyond

Taking a look back in order to look ahead, the plan put in place by Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert for the future makes sense.

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Steeler playoff scenarios

Despite the Steelers' recent stumbles, they can still make the playoffs even if they lose to the Dallas Cowboys this week. Here are the scenarios for making the playoffs. THE STEELERS WIN THE WILD...

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30 Minute Men? Defense Lets Down in 2nd Half (Again)

Despite the many positives from the Steelers' win over the Eagles, the defense had a much rougher time in the second half of the game than the first half. This continued a disturbing trend: in...

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Dateline SF: Steelers-49ers Preview

As a Bay Area resident, I have watched almost every 49ers (and Steelers) game this year. Based on this experience, I can offer my perspectives on the 49ers and how they might fare against our...

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Schedule Analysis: AFC North

With the top three teams in the AFC North tied at three losses each, the division will be decided by the teams' performance in their remaining games. This post looks at the schedules for the S...

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Rebuilding Through Three Super Bowls

The Steelers are going to their third Super Bowl in six seasons. This year's team, however, is hardly the same as the team that went to Super Bowl XL or even XLIII. The Steelers management has been...

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NFL Quality Rankings--Week 11 Edition

NFL Quality Rankings--Week 11 Edition

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NFL Quality Rankings

Of all the top teams in the NFL, nobody has faced as many quality opponents than the Steelers. Mike Tomlin's bunch has fared quite well against their tough early season schedule as well. Pittsburgh...

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What This Draft Tells Us About What the Front Office Is Thinking

The draft provides an important opportunity to look into the minds of the Steelers braintrust (Colbert, Tomlin, etc). What they didn't do is as important as what they did do. Here is what the 2010...

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Steelers 2009 Rankings (or Why the Defense Doesn't Suck)

In Part 1 of this post, I analyzed various statistical metrics from the 2009 NFL season to determine which has the best correlation to winning. Here, I provide the Steelers' ranking (1-32) among...

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What Wins NFL Games? (or The Myth of Power Running)

What are the keys to winning football games? I have done a statistical analysis of the 2009 season to determine which metrics (yards, sacks, etc) have the most effect on winning percentage. The...

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The turning point for 2009

Where did things really go wrong for the Steelers this season? The 1-2 start was disappointing, but the team recovered and went on a 5-game winning streak, including impressive victories over the C...

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Playoff scenario--2005 redux?

Even if we don't win the AFC North, all is not lost. If the current standings hold up, the AFC playoff seedings would be: Colts Bengals Patriots Broncos (tiebreaker over SD) Steelers Chargers In...

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AFC North schedule analysis: Bengals have edge

When the 2009 schedules were released, the AFC North caught a break by matching up against the weak AFC West and mediocre NFC North. In fact, the Steelers' schedule was rated the 4th easiest in the...

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Schedule Analysis: Not As Easy As We Thought

  When the 2009 schedules were released, the AFC North caught a break by matching up against the weak AFC West and mediocre NFC North. In fact, the Steelers' schedule was rated the 4th easiest in...

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Ravens vs. Patriots--who to root for?

The 3-0 Ravens visit the 2-1 Patriots this Sunday. Whenever I watch a game, it's hard for me not to favor one team or the other. Sometimes I like certain players or coaches, sometimes I root for...

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Arians vs. Ben (A Tale of Two Offenses)

Assuming that Ben calls the plays when we go to the no-huddle offense, here is a quick summary of the Steelers' drives from last night, broken down by play caller. Note that we ran the no-huddle...

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Steelers Off-Season To-Do List

Bumped. I'm absolutely beat to shreds from real work obligations this past week so I'm happy to promote something to the main page that's well written and a potential conversation starter. Thanks...

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WTF happened in fourth quarter?

At the end of three quarters, it looked like the Steelers game plan was working almost perfectly. To wit: Stop the Cardinals running game without trying (check) Use double-coverage to...

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McGahee leaves hospital, is OK

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/football/nfl/01/19/mcgahee.ap/index.html?eref=si_topstories Good news, football fans!  Willis McGahee appears to have no serious damage from the scary hit he...

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Cold Hard Football Facts picks the Steelers

Check out this link. Or, if you are too lazy to click, here is the gist of it: Looking for a consistently reliable indicator of postseason success? How about our Defensive Hog Index. Since we...

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SI Jinxes Chargers

After jinxing the Steelers earlier this season by putting them on the cover before the Titans game, Sports Illustrated this week features the Chargers and Darren Sproles on the cover. This cover is...

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Steelers 2009 Opponents

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2009 opponents have been released by the National Football League. Let's take a look at what's on tap for 2009, a year after Pittsburgh was faced with one of the more...

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Tiebreaker edge vs. Ravens

As others have pointed out, the easiest way for us to win the division is to win the Ravens game. This will give us a two-game lead plus we win the head-to-head tiebreaker. Thus, we could lose two...

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