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Seahawks Michael Bennett Not Fined For Low Hit On Kneeldown

If you’re interested in more of the NFL’s hypocrisy, or if we’re being kind, their inconsistency, here ya go. Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Michael Bennett has not been fined for his low hit on Jaguars’ center Brandon Linder in the final moments of last Sunday’s game. This is a surprise:…


Film Room: Steelers Blown Coverage Against Ravens On 30-Yard Touchdown

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense struggled to stop the Baltimore Ravens offense this past Sunday night on their way to allowing 38 points and 261 yards passing, including two passing touchdowns. In our Friday review, we will breakdown what went wrong on Chris Moore’s 30 yards touchdown reception. On the Ravens first…


Keith Butler Praises Cam Sutton As A Quick Study

Cam Sutton has gone from afterthought to being thrust into the NFL spotlight. After missing the first half of his rookie season, it took only two games for him to be inserted into the defense, rotating in with Coty Sensabaugh with Joe Haden on the mend. Sutton has held his…


Scouting Report: Expect The Patriots Offense To Bounce Back Sunday Vs Steelers

As we have been for several years now, we’ll break down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ opponent each week, telling you what to expect from a scheme and individual standpoint. Like last year, Josh Carney and I will cover the opposing team’s offense. I will focus on scheme, Josh on the players. Today, revisiting the New England…


Film Room: For Consideration, L.J. Fort

I don’t know exactly what the answer is, but I do know that they haven’t found it yet. The question? How to appropriately adjust for the absence of starting mack inside linebacker Ryan Shazier. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ first swipe at that was not exactly a smashing success. With Tyler Matakevich…


Scouting Report: Patriots Defense Improving At The Right Time

As we have been for several years now, we’ll break down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ opponent each week, telling you what to expect from a scheme and individual standpoint. Dan Vasko and I will break things down. Dan the players, myself the scheme. Taking a second look at the New England Patriots’ defense. Alex’s Scheme Report Patriots’…


Film Room: Cameron Sutton’s Second Effort

I suspect that there is quite a bit of interest right now in Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Cameron Sutton, and for good reason. Depending on what happens today and tomorrow, he could end up starting against the New England Patriots in the biggest regular season game. Considering the fact that…





Danny Smith Explains What It Means To Challenge Chris Boswell

This is a question I was really hoping someone would ask. In today’s Coordinator’s Corner, Bob Labriola did. A few weeks ago, Mike Tomlin said the Steelers were challenging Chris Boswell to hit from 50 yards out. He’s responded, nailing two of them over the last three weeks, including a 53…


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…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Welcome back to the mailbag. Big week ahead of us. To your questions! falconsaftey43: What’s up with Bryant? Are teams just playing way off him now and he can’t do anything else? Screen passes he’s super hesitant and just seems to wait to be tackled. Only thing he seems to be…


Referee Tony Corrente’s Recent History With The Steelers

Yesterday, it was announced that referee Tony Corrente and his crew would be officiating the Week 15 game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots at Heinz Field this Sunday.  Unless you have been asleep for the past 3 weeks, you know that the winner of this game…