Articles by David Todd

Todd: Quick Thoughts On The Steelers & Free Agency

**While I understand Steelers’ fans disappointment with the lack of the team’s activity in free agency, particularly compared to the flurry of moves by the Patriots, it obviously isn’t surprising based on past history. With the signing of Antonio Brown and tagging of Le’Veon Bell they took care of two…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Wild Card Week: Steelers Versus Dolphins

(This is long and filled with quotes from my recap of the week six meeting between these two teams, which the Dolphins won 30-15, as points of reference to analyze what changed in this matchup. You’ve been forewarned) The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their playoff run Sunday with a  30-12 win…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 15: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Bengals in Cincinnati Sunday and came away with their fifth consecutive win and fourth straight on the road. The win keeps the Steelers in first place in the AFC North and sets up a huge Christmas Day game at Heinz Field this coming Sunday…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 14: Steelers Versus Bills

It was the Le’Veon Bell show Sunday at New Era Field in Orchard Park, NY. The fourth-year running back had a career-best game filled with record-setting numbers in the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-20 victory over the Buffalo Bills. The final score is not indicative of how thoroughly the Steelers dominated, but…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 13: Steelers Versus Giants

Sunday at Heinz Field the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves in the unusual situation of having a two-game win streak but having lost their last two games at home. They took on a New York Giants team that had won six and a row and was looking to solidify it’s place…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 11: Steelers Versus Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers went to First Energy Stadium in Cleveland on Sunday and did something they haven’t done since the opening game of the season. They won on the road. The Steelers raised their record to 5-5 and moved back into a first place tie in the AFC North defeating…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 10: Steelers Versus Cowboys

On a beautiful autumn afternoon the largest home crowd in the the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers saw an amazingly entertaining game between the home team and the Dallas Cowboys. And plenty of folks went home happy. Heinz Field was loaded with Cowboys fans who got to see the visitors…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 9: Steelers Versus Ravens

Coming off consecutive losses followed by the bye week the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore Sunday for a big divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens, losers of four straight. The Steelers lost 21-14 largely due to three quarters of the worst offensive football seen in Mike…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 7: Steelers Versus Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost 27-16 on Sunday at Heinz Field to the New England Patriots. It was an expected and fair result, but one that was less than satisfying for a Steelers team that rallied back from an early deficit and was right where it wanted to be, down only…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 6: Steelers Versus Dolphins

After two impressive wins at home, the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to South Florida and produced one of the most ignominious efforts in recent memory losing 30-15 to the Miami Dolphins. The Steelers were completely dominated on both sides of the ball, but still managed to have a chance late because…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 5: Steelers Versus Jets

Outlined against a blue-gray October sky Sunday at Heinz Field, the Four Horsemen of Ben, Bell, Brown and Coates wore the bumblebees for the last time, (apologies to Grantland Rice.) Yes, no more bumblebees, but they did go out in style. It was a beautiful autumnal afternoon as the Pittsburgh…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 4: Steelers Versus Chiefs

Coming off the worst defeat of the Mike Tomlin-era, a 34-3 blowout at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field on Sunday night in nationally-televised match-up and came within eight seconds of the biggest win of the Tomlin-era. The Steelers…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 3: Steelers Versus Eagles

After opening the season with wins over two 2015 division champions, the Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road in week three to take on the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles. It was a disaster. The Steelers were completely dominated in every facet of the game and left as a battered football team,…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 2: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the home portion of their 2016 schedule at a rain-soaked Heinz Field Sunday with a 24-16 win of the Cincinnati Bengals. Weather conditions were a big factor as both quarterbacks struggled to deliver the football accurately and each team’s star receiver was basically a non-factor. The…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 1: Steelers Versus Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2016 season as one of the two featured games on Monday Night Football visiting FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins. The Steelers hadn’t been to Landover since 2008 when they struggled early, falling behind 6-0 after the first quarter, before turning things around…