Articles by Daniel Valente

Week 15 By The Numbers: Steelers Vs Patriots

Since the schedule was released early this year, the week 15 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots has been circled by every football pundit. The matchup has lived up to all its billing as Sunday’s affair will have major playoff implications. With home field advantage throughout the playoffs…


Film Room: The Importance Of Javon Hargrave Against New England

When you think of the big names that will shape Sunday’s affair between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots, the usual suspects come to mind. Names like Le’Veon Bell, Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger but one player who is perhaps not getting the recognition he deserves for his importance in…




Week 14 By The Numbers: Steelers Vs Ravens

After a gruesome divisional matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have little to no time to heal their battle wounds. With the Baltimore Ravens next on their schedule, the Steelers will be in for another slugfest with a longtime AFC North rival. Here are the numbers that…


Steelers’ Defense In A League Of Their Own After Halftime

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had their fair share of comeback victories over the last month. In fact, three of their last four victories have been secured by a last second Chris Boswell field goal. But while much of the attention and focus of the Steelers’ winning streak and comeback victories…


Steelers Rally From 17 Point Deficit, Beat Bengals 23-20

It was not the injury the Pittsburgh Steelers knew but rather the injury they did not know that would play a pivotal factor into tonight’s 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. While Antonio Brown’s toe injury was the major storyline coming into tonight’s matchup, it was perhaps Ryan Shazier’s back…


Week 13 By The Numbers: Steelers Vs Bengals

Another night in the limelight this coming Monday for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they will travel to Ohio to take on the Cincinnati Bengals. While the two teams are separated by a large margin in the standings, you can still expect the divisional clash to be fierce and physical. With…




Week 12 By The Numbers: Steelers Vs Packers

Winners of five in a row, Mike Tomlin has his Pittsburgh Steelers rolling towards December. Next in the path of the red-hot Steelers are the 5-5 Green Bay Packers. Coming off a shut-out loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the Packers are limping into Heinz Field to take on the red-hot…


JuJu Smith-Schuster Looking To Avoid Familiar Slump Down The Stretch

When wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was originally drafted, many, including Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant, believed that the rookie was a replacement for now former Steelers’ wide receiver Sammie Coates. Now more than halfway through the 2017 season, Smith-Schuster has replaced them both. Not only that, but the rookie…



Week 11 By The Numbers: Steelers Vs Titans

A short week ahead for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they travel back home and prepare to welcome the Tennessee Titans for this week’s edition of Thursday Night Football. While many players and football pundits are not fans of a short week, Thursday’s matchup has the potential to be a good…


Roethlisberger Notches First Game Winning Drive Of Season In Win Over Colts

As Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger led his team down the field late in Sunday’s affair against the Indianapolis Colts, the veteran added a few personal milestones to his own resume. The nine play 70-yard drive that concluded with kicker Chris Boswell’s walk off field goal was Roethlisberger’s first game winning…