Articles by Tim Pollack

Steelers Week 17 Turning Point: Pair Of Late Defensive Turnovers

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cleveland Browns 28-24 in Week 17 to advance to 13-3 on the season.  With the Steelers resting a handful of key starters, the game was close late as the Steelers only led the Browns 28-24 in the 4th quarter.  Although the Steelers defense did not…




Steelers Week 13 Turning Point: AB Late TD Followed By 3-And-Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers squeaked out another win against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night thanks to another late heroic touchdown by, you guessed it- Antonio Brown. Coming into the game, Brown was listed as questionable with a toe injury and reportedly noticeably in pain and restricted in his pregame movement….


Steelers Week 12 Turning Point: Ben To AB On Final Drive

In a game that had  five total lead changes and remained close for its entirety, there were plenty of important plays that turned the tide of the contest for each side.  To find the final and most significant turning point of the game we need to fast forward to the…


Steelers Week 11 Turning Point: 3rd & Goal TD To James

The Pittsburgh Steelers put on a near-dominant performance Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans and held the lead from start to finish.  There was not a point in the game where we thought they may be in trouble but the Titans kept it close for the first three quarters just…


Steelers Week 10 Turning Point: Shazier’s Timely Interception

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense struggled once again Sunday and found themselves in that all-too familiar situation of being in a close game late against an inferior opponent. The Steelers came into the game as a 10-point favorite against the 3-6 Indianapolis Colts, led by backup quarterback Jacboy Brissett.  The Steelers…


Steelers Week 8 Turning Point: JuJu’s 97-Yard Touchdown Catch

Half way through the 2017 season, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster has been able to make quite the impression on both the coaching staff and fans everywhere. Through the first 7 weeks of the season, he had collected 17 receptions for 231 yards and 3 touchdowns. While Steelers…


Steelers Week 7 Turning Point: Third Quarter Interceptions

The Pittsburgh Steelers started out their Week 7 game against the Cincinnati Bengals with an impressive opening drive that resulted in a 7-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to wide receiver Antonio Brown. While the two teams then proceeded to trade a few scores the rest of the first half, the…


Steelers Week 6 Turning Point: AB’s Circus Catch For TD

For the last few seasons there has always been a debate as to who holds the title of best wide receiver in the NFL. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has always been in that discussion and is considered the top at his position by many. Brown is quick, but…


Steelers Week 5 Turning Point: Big Ben’s Pair Of Pick 6’s

In a day where the Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars by a final score of 30-9, there is much to discuss when trying to pinpoint what exactly went wrong.  Although the offense continued its mediocre play, the defense played well enough to kept the Steelers in the game…


Steelers Week 4 Turning Point: Mike Hilton’s Interception

In a game that the Pittsburgh Steelers led from start to finish in their Sunday win over the Baltimore Ravens there was never an exact moment that changed the course of the game from one side to the other.  The Steelers controlled the game and the time of possession for…


Steelers Week 3 Turning Point: Field Goal Block

In a game full of big plays and turnovers, it was the last few seconds of the first half that stole the headlines in this week’s Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Chicago Bears. In a highlight that you will surely see plenty of times over the next week, Bears cornerback Sherrick…