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Burning Questions About The ‘Mystery’ Of The Steelers’ Defense

steelrs_defense.jpgWith a global fan-base, the Pittsburgh Steelers have caused 'Steeler Nation' to wonder what is going on with the defense. Statistically goo...

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Defense takes ownership of loss


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NASHVILLE – Free safety Ryan Clark wasn’t interested in characterizing the Steelers’ 26-23 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night as a team effort.“The offense keeps trying to say, ‘Oh, no,......

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Steelers veteran defense could be headed for last roundup

The Steelers expect safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker James Harrison to get back on the field this weekend, and back to fixing a defense that has missed them in recent weeks. But how much longer they’re going to be able to keep the core of players which have led a dominant together remains to be…ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers

Harrison’s return a big boost to Steelers defense

LaMarr Woodley says it's not so much the double teams, or the chip from a running back, or even the way an opposing offense might shift its protection scheme to his side of the field.

The absence of fellow former All Pro Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison has had a much less tangible effect on Woodley.

''I really can't tell as ...

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Defense Flops in Oakland; Raiders Top Steelers 34-31


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The Steelers offense continues to not be the issue for the Steelers – at least it wasn’t Sunday in Oakland vs the Raiders. Instead, the Steelers, who held a couple 10-point leads in the second half, faltered down the stretch as their defense could not stop old friend Carson Palmer, allowing the Raiders to steal [...]...

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It’s about execution for the defense

The Steelers defense is a proud unit. They don’t settle for second-best, always wanting to be at the top of the NFL rankings. So being ranked seventh overall in the NFL, 15th against the run and fi......

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Steelers Polamalu Injury Latest Hit To Steelers Defense

Steelers to take field Sunday without two key defensive starters, as both Harrison and now Polamalu look to both be on the sidelines against the Jets....

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Defense could get a boost this week

The Steelers defense will get a boost this week with safety Ryan Clark back in the lineup against the New York Jets at Heinz Field on Sunday and the potential return of linebacker James Harrison as......

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Did Ben Roethlisberger & The Pittsburgh Steelers Underestimate The Denver Defense?


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The Pittsburgh Steelers got beat the old fashion way last night. The Broncos defense was able to put pressure on Ben Roethlsiberger and sack him 5 times. The Pittsburgh offense look a little sluggish as they took on the Broncos, I wonder if the altitude got to them or the Steelers as a team just didn’t think the Denver defense was going to rise t...

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Steelers Defense Must Improve Tackling The Catch

We will not get to hear from defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau until Thursday to get his thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-19 loss Sunday night to the Denver Broncos, but he will probably point to tackling the catch as one area that his unit needs to improve at moving forward.

You have undoubtedly heard LeBeau use that phrase before as his de...

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