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Author: Patrick Gelesh

Pittsburgh Steelers Week Six Gut Reactions

In week six the Pittsburgh Steelers went in to Arrowhead Stadium to play the only remaining undefeated team, the Kansas City Chiefs, and walked away with a 19-13 victory. More importantly they made a statement to all of the teams in the AFC; when they are playing well, they can beat any team in the league. Week six found the Steelers going back to a formula that has won the franchise multiple Super Bowl rings: A dominate running game and solid defense. The Steelers defense, who were gouged by Leonard Fournette for 190 rushing yards in week six, limited...

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Last Word On Steelers Podcast Week Five

Last Word On Steelers Podcast Week Five Summary This week Patrick Gelesh and my new co-host Brian Harker look at the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, defense, their performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars and talk about this coming week’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. We try to find some solutions for what is actually going wrong with the offense. As well as Breakdown Ben Roethlisberger‘s five interceptions, and try to hold the players that are performing poorly accountable. There is a discussion over whether Todd Haley is the right offensive coordinator for this team and whether his play calling needs...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Gut Reactions Week Five

The Pittsburgh Steelers returned home in week five to face their first division leading opponent, the Jacksonville Jaguars. Who boasted the number one passing defense entering the week the game. The Jaguars defense lived up to their ranking, intercepting Ben Roethlisberger a career high five times. Which lead the Jaguars to route the Steelers 30-9 in Pittsburgh. Luckily, with the Steelers win over Baltimore last week, they are still the leader of the AFC North via tie-breaker over the Ravens. Pittsburgh Steelers Gut Reactions Week Five It’s next to impossible to win a NFL football game when the quarterback...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Gut Reactions Week Four

In week four the Pittsburgh Steelers continued their road trip with a visit to Baltimore to face the Baltimore Ravens. It was a battle for AFC North supremacy, and the Steelers reigned supreme with a 26-9 victory. The Steelers lack of offensive precision manifested on the sideline in the form of a temper tantrum by Antonio Brown, who took his angers out on a Gatorade jug. Despite their mediocre performance and metrics, the Steelers are 3-1, lead the AFC North, and have yet to play their best football. Pittsburgh Steelers Gut Reactions Week Four Keep Their Heads Ringing For...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Gut Reactions Week Three

In week three the Pittsburgh Steelers turned in another lackluster road performance. This time it resulted in a 23-17 overtime loss against the previously winless Chicago Bears. The Steelers always seem to have a baffling road loss against a less talented opponent under head coach Mike Tomlin. Last season it was a 34-3 thrashing at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles that started a four-game losing streak. Hopefully the 2017 Steelers can get on track and quickly. Looking around the league teams with much lower expectations and much less talent are putting up points in bunches. In contrast, the...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Week Two Gut Reactions

PITTSBURGH, PA – SEPTEMBER 17: Martavis Bryant #10 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts after a reception for a first down in the first half during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Heinz Field on September 17, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images) The Pittsburgh Steelers have managed to start 2-0 without playing their best football. Just like last week, the coaching staff will have a lot issues to address if they want to find themselves back in the AFC Championship. The team continues to run hot and cold and looks like its own worst enemy....

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