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Steelers Vs Bills Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-20 win over the Buffalo Bills. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Arthur Moats-Tyler Matakevich-Vince Williams-Anthony Chickillo-Jordan Dangerfield. Sean Davis behind. Roosevelt Nix/David Johnson/L.T. Walton on the wedge. Fitzgerald Toussaint and Sammie Coates as the kick returners. – Early stunt pickup between…


Watch: Mike Tomlin and Keith Butler Blend Steelers’ Defense

Our weekly talk to the tape segment. Have seen parts of it all season long but the win over the Buffalo Bills was as good example as any that showed the way Mike Tomlin and Keith Butler are blending their backgrounds into a surprisingly effective defense. Tomlin is known from…


Steelers Hoping For More Good News On Concussion Front

The bad news is that the Pittsburgh Steelers have a few players that are currently dealing with concussions. The good news is that for two of them, at least, they appear to be on their way back, and may clear the protocol very shortly, perhaps as early as today, barring…


Film Room: Roosevelt Nix Leads The Way

The Pittsburgh Steelers had not had a true fullback for many years before stumbling upon Roosevelt Nix last year, a converted college defensive end who originally signed with the Falcons after going undrafted in 2014. He ended up making Pittsburgh’s squad a year ago because of his special-teams play, but…




Ownership Responds In Giants’ Deflategate Accusations

Though the story has been put to bed, lasting all of about an hour, ownership for the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers issued their first public comments on Deflategate 2.0 today. And just like the story itself, their words were brief. NFL.com’s Judy Battista was able to sum things…



Film Room: Le’Veon Bell’s Angle Screen

Quick film room look today. Bruce Arians was known as the screen king but Todd Haley might run them just as often. But Haley’s are arguably more complex and he’s added in another wrinkle they’ve run the last month. And it’s hard a lot of success. Let’s take a couple…


Move To Balanced Offense Producing Time Of Possession Advantage

Over the course of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first nine games—actually, eight of the nine first games—the offense, with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger under center, attempted 317 passes. That works out to an average of just under 40 pass attempts per game. In all three of the games that the Steelers lost…


Steelers Rookie Class Playing Big Role During Winning Streak

During the course of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ winning streak, which has coincided with them solidifying their top three draft picks into the starting lineup on defense, the Steelers have only allowed their opponents to score a total of 50 points against them, with some of that scoring coming late in…


Mike Tomlin Gushes Over Rosie Nix’s Play Sunday

As Mike Tomlin would point out in today’s presser, the focus has been on the return of Ladarius Green and Bud Dupree. But don’t forget to throw Roosevelt Nix into that category either. His impact has been just as noticeable. And Tomlin was more than happy to explain how he…


Frequency Of Red-Zone Trips A Good Sign For Steelers Offense

One thing that struck me about Sunday’s game for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Bills was one particular statistic, and that is the fact that the Steelers offense was able to possess the ball inside the red zone on six of their drives. That is impressive, considering that they only…


Left Guard Position One To Monitor This Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in a somewhat dubious position when it comes to the starting left guard spot at the moment. The team’s usual starter at the position, Ramon Foster, sat out last week’s game with a pectoral injury. The man who started in his place, first-year player B.J….