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Ben Roethlisberger Destroying The Blitz This Season

One of the underrated aspects of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s historic performance against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday is simply how well the 11th-year veteran performed against the blitz, which according to Kevin Seifert for ESPN, the road team brought over 40 percent of the time. The problem for the Colts, however, is that […]

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Steelers Defense On Pace To Give Up 80 Explosive Plays In 2014

In the Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts the Pittsburgh Steelers defense gave up seven more explosive plays of 20 yards or more and that now brings their total allowed on the season to 40. To put that number into perspective, only the Jacksonville Jaguars (44) have allowed more explosive plays so far this season. […]

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Steelers Film Room: Gay Makes Luck Pay

The second quarter interception Sunday by Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay that was returned for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts just goes to show that quarterback Andrew Luck is human. While it was a great play by Gay in reading Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, a quick look at the all-22 shows that Luck […]

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Focus Must Now Turn To A Very Meaningful Ravens Week

Just a few days ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers greatly bolstered their resume for AFC North contention by securing not only a quality victory over a tough opponent in the Indianapolis Colts, they also managed to stack wins for the first time this season. As a matter of fact, the Steelers are two games above .500 […]

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Steelers Must Figure Out How To Take Offensive Show On The Road

Over the past two weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers have put up 81 points, with 74 coming thanks to the offense. A pair of turnovers did give the Steelers first and goal against the Houston Texans the week prior to last, but the offense still managed to put both of those opportunities into the end zone. […]

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2014 NFL Week 8 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With eight weeks of 2014 season now in the books, here are your updated adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats (ANY/A) for all 32 teams. Would you look at the jump the Pittsburgh Steelers made this past week? Thanks to career-record performance that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, the […]

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Mike Tomlin Thinks Antonio Brown Is The J.J. Watt Of Wide Receivers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown currently leads the NFL with 60 catches and is second with 852 receiving yards. As previously noted, if Brown somehow duplicates those numbers in the second half of the season, he’ll easily set new franchise records in several receiving statistical categories. Brown continues to be one of the league’s […]

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Steelers To Continue Using Different Combinations At Inside Linebacker

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier retuned to the field Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts after missing the previous four games with a right knee injury. However, even though he returned to action, the Steelers first-round draft pick still played five less snaps than Vince Williams did in that game. According to head coach Mike […]

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Steelers Not Expected To Make Trade Before Tuesday Deadline

The NFL trading deadline is at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, but don’t expect the Pittsburgh Steelers to make any moves. “We’re open, but not necessarily active,” said head coach Mike Tomlin just prior to the Sunday game against the Indianapolis Colts. “It’s prudent business to be open-minded about opportunities to improve your team, […]

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Jason Worilds Quietly Imposing His Will On Passing Game

On Sunday evening, the Indianapolis Colts made outside linebacker Jason Worilds a virtual non-factor on their opening drive. And that was about it. The Colts went three-and-out on drive number two, after the Pittsburgh Steelers pass rusher was able to pressure Andrew Luck into incompletions on second and third down. For the second straight week, […]

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Steelers Return Units Not Holding Up Its End Of The Bargain

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ross Ventrone earned himself a spot on the practice squad during the preseason because of his excellent play on special teams. When Shamarko Thomas went down with an injury, the team called him up. Even though that move cost them rookie fifth-round offensive lineman Wesley Johnson, there’s little argument that Ventrone is […]

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Sixth Receiver Could Be Odd Man Out When Jarvis Jones Returns

Pittsburgh Steelers first-year wide receiver Justin Brown was a near constant presence on the field for the team during the first six games of the season. While he served primarily as a blocker, he did catch 12 passes for 94 yards. He and veteran free agent Darrius Heyward-Bey played so well during the preseason that […]

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Steelers Triplets Showing They’re All Grown Up

The Pittsburgh Steelers have perhaps the most impressive assemblage of talent on the offensive side of the ball this season than they’ve had in over a decade. More specifically, the Steelers sent a quarterback, a running back, and a wide receiver to the Pro Bowl during the 2001 season, and they will probably do so […]

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Roethlisberger Effectively Used Play Action In Win Over Colts

Thanks to the early success that the Pittsburgh Steelers running game had Sunday in their 51-35 win over the Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to effectively mix in some play action in route to his career record performance. For the game, Roethlisberger used play action on 12 passing attempts and he completed nine […]

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Steelers Versus Colts: An All-22 Primer

By Alex Kozora An All-22 primer before delving into the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Indianapolis Colts. – We’ll have to sit back for a few minutes and appreciate just how good Ben Roethlisberger’s performance was. Statistically gaudy but some of the throws will really pop on tape. The nine route to Martavis Bryant for […]

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Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Had A Much Needed Bounce-Back Game Against Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton has had a tough go of it so far this season, but in the win Sunday over the Indianapolis Colts he showed signs that he might be back on the same page again with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. After only catching five of 16 passes thrown his way for […]

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Steelers Open Week As Slight Favorites Over Ravens

As the NFL enters Week 9 of the 2014 season, several online betting sites currently have the Pittsburgh Steelers favored by one point over the Baltimore Ravens. The Sunday night game at Heinz Field matches two teams both sporting 5-3 records and two divisional loses against each other. If the Steelers lose Sunday night they […]

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Steelers LB James Harrison Starting To Make His Presence Felt

It’s taken a few weeks, but Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison seems to be about where he needs to be from a football conditioning standpoint and that’s great news for a defense that has had problems getting consistent pressure on opposing quarterbacks during the first half of the season. Following the Steelers Sunday win at […]

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Steelers Film Room: First Martavis Bryant Touchdown A Result Of Creating Space

For now, the Pittsburgh Steelers look like they have a grip on the red zone problems that they had at times during the first half of the season as they are now 7-of-9 in the last two games after going 1-of-7 in the previous two. Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, the second red zone touchdown […]

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Steelers TE Heath Miller Registers 500th Career Catch In Win Over Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger rightfully deserves all of the headlines Monday following his career-high 522 yard, six touchdown performance Sunday in the win over the Indianapolis Colts but his longtime tight end also hit a milestone in the game as well. Heath Miller caught his 500th career pass Sunday and that’s certainly worth paying […]

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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 8 vs. Colts

By Michael K. Reynolds Following their mesmerizing 51-34 victory over the Indianapolis Colts the Pittsburgh Steelers arrive at the halfway point of the season with one half of the team soaring and the other half sputtering out black smoke. Is the plane crashing or is the rocket just lifting up? In an unbelievable twist to […]

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Introducing The Munchkin Bunch

When the Indianapolis Colts offense took the field for the last time yesterday evening late in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the home team came out in their nickel defense with William Gay, Brice McCain, and Antwon Blake at cornerback. That drive ended with an interception in the end zone by Blake, the […]

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Mike Adams, Offensive Line Pave Way For Epic Passing Day

Almost as remarkable as the 522-yard passing performance by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger versus the Indianapolis Colts yesterday was the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line held together long enough on 49 drop backs to allow their quarterback to average more than 10 yards every time he did so. After taking 20 sacks in the […]

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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Colts

By Alex Kozora A statistical breakdown from the Pittsburgh Steelers zany 51-34 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. – Let’s start with the points. 51 points is the most scored by the Steelers since putting up 52 in a 52-24 victory over the San Diego Chargers on November 25th, 1984. Since 1940, it’s tied for the […]

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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger, Jason Worilds Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Colts

Pro Football Focus has now released their initial player grades for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts and it’s not a bit surprising to see quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (10.7) leading the way on offense. Roethlisberger’s 40-of-49 passing performance for a career record 522 yards and six touchdowns won’t soon be […]

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Steelers Can Finally Start Stacking

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory yesterday over the Indianapolis Colts had plenty of history to it to last a lifetime, and a seemingly endless cascade of statistics to pore over, but the most important stat to come out of the historic day was this: the Steelers won, and they did so in back-to-back weeks for the […]

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