Articles by Alex Kozora

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Steelers Game Rewind: Steelers vs Saints – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 13 loss against the New Orleans Saints. First Half – Kick return front five from left to right. Antwon Blake/Terence Garvin/Will Allen/Robert Golden/Arthur Moats. Matt Spaeth/Michael Palmer the next two with Cody Wallace and Will Johnson making up the wedge….



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All-22 Primer: Steelers vs Saints

By Alex Kozora An All-22 perspective of questions I’ll look to answer of the Pittsburgh Steelers 35-32 defeat to the hands of the New Orleans Saints Sunday. – We’ll start with the most important position, QB. We know Ben Roethlisberger had a horrific day. But why? The injured hand can’t…


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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Saints

By Alex Kozora Breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers 35-32 loss to the New Orleans Saints yesterday afternoon. – It took the Steelers until the final 2:34 to surpass the 20 point threshold. Disappointing considering the sorry state of the Saints’ offense. New Orleans had allowed 20+ in all but two…


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Steelers Film Room: New Orleans Saints Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Your weekly scouting report on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ upcoming opponent. For Week 13, the New Orleans Saints. OFFENSE – An offense that runs through Drew Brees, of course. A guy completing over 70% of his passes in 2014, holding the current lead for most completions (325) and…



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The Third Phase: Steelers Special Teams Stalwarts

By Alex Kozora The Pittsburgh Steelers bye week provides the opportunity to take a much needed breath and review the team through its first 11 weeks. We’ll take an in-depth look at the forgotten phase. The third one, special teams. Their snaps are rarely highlighted but still valuable. Five Steelers’…


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Steelers Numbers Crunch: Skill Position Usage

By Alex Kozora The Pittsburgh Steelers’ bye week provides the opportunity to take a much needed breath and review the team through its first 11 weeks. After looking at Dri Archer’s carries last time, we’ll change gears and look at the Steelers’ skill positions as a whole from a statistical…


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Steelers Defensive Charting Takeaways: Post Bye Week

By Alex Kozora As we’ve done every few weeks, some interesting takeaways based off my charting of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense in 2014. Just a random assortment of things that stuck out to me based off the data. – Over the last two weeks, James Harrison has been dominating the…



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Steelers Vs. Titans Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora Second half game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 11 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans. Second Half – Brett Keisel swimming over the center and getting pressure on this twist. – Arthur Moats’ block in the back that negated Antonio Brown’s long punt return was a…


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Steelers Vs. Titans Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora First half game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 11 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five. Terence Garvin, Antwon Blake, Vince Williams, Arthur Moats, and Robert Golden. Followed up by the usual suspects. Michael Palmer/Matt Spaeth, Cody Wallace/Will Johnson…


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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Titans Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Sack breakdown of the five given up by the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Tennessee Titans in Week 11. 3rd and 11, 10:17 2nd. Shotgun, 11. Dri Archer motioned from the backfield out wide to a trips look. Steelers blocking with six, including Heath Miller on a block/release….



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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Titans

By Alex Kozora A statistical analysis of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 victory over the Tennessee Titans Monday night. – We have to start with the star of the show – Le’Veon Bell. His 33 rushes are the most by a Steeler since Rashard Mendenhall. His 204 yards rushing the most…