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Coverage And Pass Rush Married Perfectly Sunday Night

The two ingredients to winning in the ultimate statistic – points allowed – are sacks and turnovers. Mission accomplished for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense Sunday night. We’ve already heard from Ben Roethlisberger, heaping on credit to the Steelers’ defense for stepping up. A defense that harassed Matt Hasselbeck, sacking him…


A Day In The Life Of Antonio Brown

It’s easy to feel jaded about the state of the NFL. The discussion over a watered down product, poor officiating, teams leaving their city. But Antonio Brown makes it all fun again. It’s like being a kid watching him play. Mainly because Brown acts like a child on the field….


Roethlisberger Gives Credit To Defense For 1st Quarter Bailout

It’s not too often a quarterback who threw for over 350 yards and four touchdowns would be the first to give his defense a round of applause for a job well done. Ben Roethlisberger knows it is well deserved praise. He made sure to note how important it was for…


Steelers Film Room: Brandon Boykin’s INT Against Colts

The mantra for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense has been pretty simple: average from a talent/personnel standpoint but they work hard and are generally opportunistic. We saw that again early on Sunday night on Brandon Boykin’s first quarter interception. It was scheme and talent being married together to create a splash…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Colts

Your stats of the weird after a joyous win. Celebrate good times, come on! – You know I always start with the score. This is only the second 45-10 game the Pittsburgh Steelers have ever been involved in. The other was a loss against the Los Angeles Rams in 1968,…


Steelers Vs. Colts: Player Snap Counts – Week 13

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night win over the Indianapolis Colts are now in and overall there really aren’t many big surprises to come out of the game when it comes to playing time. Offensively, rookie tight end Jesse James played a career-high 67 snaps against the…


James Harrison Records Franchise-Record 18th Multi-Sack Game

Don’t look now, but James Harrison is back. Or at least he looked like he was back at the end of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 45-10 thrashing of the Indianapolis Colts as he recorded three sacks to bring his season total up to five, which ties Cameron Heyward for the team…


Ben Roethlisberger, James Harrison Earn Top PFF Grades In Win Over Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a resounding home win Sunday night over the Indianapolis Colts as their offense really caught fire midway through the game. Pro Football Focus has now submitted their initial grades from the game and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7.5) grading out as the team’s top offensive player probably…


DeAngelo Williams Winds Clock Further Back Against Colts

Over the course of the previous two games, Pittsburgh Steelers starting running back DeAngelo Williams had carried the ball of total of just 25 times for only 83 yards, an average of only 3.3 yards per attempt. The Steelers had been drifting away from the running game, for a variety…


Steelers Converted Record Seventh 2-Point Attempt On Season Last Night

It pretty much went unnoticed—and quite frankly it’s not a particularly important or significant fact—but last night, during the second quarter, the Pittsburgh Steelers made NFL history by setting a new single-season mark for successful two-point conversions in a season after Ben Roethlisberger found Will Johnson in the back of…


Ben Roethlisberger Putting Everything Together Just In Time

As it turned out, the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t need quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to be excellent last night, but he was. And he was as excellent as he has been this season, in a performance that will be better served coming against an opponent that can produce more than a 35-point…


Jacoby Jones Fumbles Last Chance In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin took the chance in bringing in nine-year veteran return man Jacoby Jones a few weeks back after he was released mid-season by the San Diego Chargers. Last night, his chances ran out. The veteran returner fumbled the opening kickoff after trying to return it…


Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Colts Winners/Losers

I think we’ll be in a pleasant, agreeable mood after this one. Any complainers are getting coal in their stocking. WINNERS:  Ben Roethlisberger: Roethlisberger is an elite quarterback. He’s had a ton of great games this year. But this was his best. Not only did he light up the stat sheet,…


Steelers WR Antonio Brown Goes Spider Monkey On Goal Post

You saw it and you loved it. Hey, at least Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown didn’t flip into the end zone following his fourth quarter punt return for a touchdown. I’m pretty sure we’ll be talking about this celebration for a week or so. After the game, head coach…


Week 13 Steelers Vs Colts Live Update And Discussion Thread: Second Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers fought back from two early fumbles by getting turnovers back themselves, and entered halftime with a 21-10 lead on the strength of two Ben Roethlisberger touchdown passes to Antonio Brown and Markus Wheaton, as all three wide receivers, including Martavis Bryant, have flashed thus far, though the run game has been a…