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2016 NFL Week 5: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Another week has come and gone and Week 5 of the 2016 NFL regular season is already underway. The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field and enter the contest as heavy favorites even though they currently sport a very long list of injured players….


Seahawks Mainly Used 4-Man Rush To Beat Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field and that means they’ll face veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who hasn’t played very well in his team’s first four games of the season. Now that I have had time to go through the Jets Week 4 game…


Bloggers In Basements Talking Steelers

Back for our weekly live chat for an hour. Come watch some game tape, talk about last week’s game and preview this week’s, and anything else on your mind. It may be the last place in America not inhabited but hurricanes or clowns. Join here.


Steelers’ Defensive Charting Notes: First Four Weeks

From the first month of the season, our nuggets of info based on the weekly charting I conduct. Ok, big picture stuff. These are all out of 274 total defensive snaps. – You and I love hearing about personnel groupings so let’s start there. Nickel: 64.2% (176/274) 3-4: 20.4% (56/274)…




Film Room: Jets’ 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 York Jets’ defense. Alex’s…


Film Room: Jets’ 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. The New York Jets’ offense. Alex’s…



Steelers Film Room: B.J. Finney Vs Chiefs

Many people were understandably anxious to get a good look at Pittsburgh Steelers first-year offensive lineman B.J. Finney making his first career start on Sunday night against the Chiefs, and, fortunately, he actually did quite well, with very few negative plays, and handful of above the line efforts as well….


Isaiah Crowell Attributes 2016 Success To More Opportunities

The Cleveland Browns have had to deal with a bundle of injuries over the course of the 2016 season thus far, and it starts with the fact that they lost not one, but two quarterbacks already, at least for a period of time, and are currently operating with their third-string…


Hubbard Dieffenbach Dismukes Wallace

2016 South Side Questions: Will Steelers Call Up Matt Feiler?

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…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

It’s 2016 and the biggest story is…clowns. What is going on people?  This is the dumbest thing on both sides. Stop dressing up as clowns. Stop starting “riots,” and chasing clowns that don’t exist all over your campus, stupid college kids. Rooting for the asteroid this November. To your questions! Swiss…