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Steelers Film Room: Cobi Hamilton Vs Dolphins

Cobi Hamilton wasn’t even on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster when they opened training camp this year, but on Sunday, he was the only player in a Steelers uniform to get into the end zone. Admittedly, it came late in a two-score game, and he only played about a dozen snaps…


Film Room: Patriots’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Matthew Sottile and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Matthew will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the New England Patriots’ defense. Alex’s Scheme…


Film Room: Patriots’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s offense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Josh will have a closer eye on the individual players. Your New England Patriots’ offense. Alex’s Scheme…


Film Room: The Landry Jones Gameplan

I’m going to attempt what no sane man would ever try. Figure out a way the Pittsburgh Steelers can win with Landry Jones. *record scratches* Of course, even the cheeriest of Steelers’ fans know the chances of Pittsburgh pulling off the upset are slim. But the team isn’t going to…



Browns Believe In Cody Kessler

The Cleveland Browns have had their share of frustrations this season, often related to injury. Of course, this is pretty much the way that I have begun just about every article that I have written about the Browns since the season has started—but I can only write about what I’m…


2016 South Side Questions: Will Landry Jones Be Let Loose?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…



Tyler Matakevich Praised For High Football IQ

He’s the man giving us a glimmer of hope during some dark times. The little bit of good in an otherwise bad situation. The man in red. Tyler Matakevich is the Pittsburgh Steelers’ version of Ken Bone. One of the few bright moments from their loss to the Miami Dolphins’…


Butler And Haley Agree: Do Your Job

It’s a phrased they’ve used before but it’s only fitting to hear both coordinators preach “do your job” in the week they face off against Bill Belichick, who has famously coined the term. Keith Butler and Todd Haley both dropped that phrase today, a recognition that when games start to…



Steelers Need Plan For Containing New England’s Dual TE Threat

In monitoring the discussion surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers’ next game against the Patriots, the vast majority of the focus seems to be on backup quarterback Landry Jones, who is obviously being thrust into the starting lineup due to injury. That is, of course, among those who have not already thrown…


Steelers Film Room: Artie Burns Edge Contain

You might recall that I wrote an article shortly after the Pittsburgh Steelers finalized their first draft of their 53-man roster about the cornerback position, and in that article, I focused specifically on the nature of the cornerbacks that they have been adding in recent years, and how that relates…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Dolphins

If you’re able to handle it again, notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 30-15 loss to the Miami Dolphins. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Sean Davis-L.J. Fort-Steven Johnson-Anthony Chickillo-Tyler Matakevich. Jordan Dangerfield behind. David Johnson/Javon Hargrave/Xavier Grimble as the wedge and Justin Gilbert/Fitzgerald Toussaint the return men. –…