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Defense Splashes Past Dolphins In Authoritative Rematch Win

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Miami Dolphins, the defense came away looking pretty bad, and they knew that as well as anybody. They came into this game wanting to avenge their previous loss and respond to that ugly performance, which included a 200-plus-yard rushing day from running…


Stephon Tuitt’s Return Solidifies Steelers’ Defense

He may not have blown up the stat sheet, but make no mistake, the healthy return of Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt was an important ingredient in the team’s defensive success in shutting down the Miami Dolphins—while the game was still competitive, of course, before they added some cosmetic…


Film Room: Butler Storms The Dolphins’ Backfield In Win

Keith Butler has had a lot in his bag of tricks during his time in Pittsburgh. His Storm Fire Zone, though, might be his most popular, and effective blitz concept. It produced another splash play against the Miami Dolphins yesterday afternoon. The Dolphins come out in a 2×2 set early in…


Killer Bs Sting Dolphins Defense In Postseason Debut

Yesterday morning, I asked the question about whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Killer Bs—their offensive triplets consisting of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, wide receiver Antonio Brown, and running back Le’Veon Bell—would dominate the way that they ought to in their debut postseason game, given that they had never gotten the…


Steelers Vs. Dolphins: Player Snap Counts – Wild Card Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Miami Dolphins 30-12 at home Sunday to advance to the divisional round of the NFL playoffs and when it comes to the individual player snap counts in that game, there weren’t many things that stood out. Offensively for the Steelers, tackle Chris Hubbard was used…



Watch: Steelers Vs Dolphins Initial Analysis

As always, our initial review of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ big 30-12 win over the Miami Dolphins yesterday afternoon. I talk about the Steelers’ offensive explosion and the defensive shutdown of Miami’s run game. I also get into Mike Tomlin’s decision to leave Ben Roethlisberger in and the inconsistency of it…


Ryan Shazier Joins Rare Company With Sunday’s Interception

I’m really excited to break the play down but we’re not going to focus on the X’s and O’s of Ryan Shazier’s interception Sunday afternoon. Because, if you didn’t notice, it was another interception. That gives him four on the season, regular season and playoff, and one in three straight games. So…





Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Dolphins

The Steelers played the Miami Dolphins in the AFC Wild Card Round looking to avenge a week 6 loss. The offense came out on fire and the Steelers had a well-rounded performance resulting in a 30-12 victory. With a dominant 18-point victory the Steelers looked like one of the best…



Steelers Vs Dolphins Positional Grades

Well, that was just what the doctor ordered for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In all phases of the game the Steelers dominated the Miami Dolphins in the AFC Wild Card game at Heinz Field Sunday, resulting in a dismantling 30-12 blowout win in frigid temperatures on the banks of the Allegheny…