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Bye Week Rethink: Red Zone Usage Of RBs

Today is Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are not playing. They are not playing tomorrow, either, nor did they already play on Thursday. The 6-4 franchise is entering its long awaited and much needed bye week after 10 straight games. With not much else going on, it would figure to…


What A 2016 Contract Extension For Lawrence Timmons Might Look Like

Earlier this morning, I wrote about how Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons is hoping to receive an extension in the offseason so that he can rightfully end his long career right where it started. As I mentioned it that post, it won’t be surprising to see the Steelers try to…


Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…



Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…



Steelers Start And Finish Home Stretch As Road Dogs

The Pittsburgh Steelers seem to be relatively happy and healthy coming out of their bye week after 10 straight weeks of battering their bodies. After all, there is a good deal to be happy about. Some of their main rivals in the Wildcard race fell, leaving them as the only…


Keeping Russell Wilson Contained Key For Steelers’ Run Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken pride in their run defense this season, and rightfully so after beginning a turnaround from a steady drop off in recent years. While the defense ranked relatively favorably a year ago in terms of yards per game allowed on the ground, their yards per carry…



Bye Week Rethink: Taking Stock Of Keith Butler’s Defense

Today is Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are not playing. They are not playing tomorrow, either, nor did they already play on Thursday. The 6-4 franchise is entering its long awaited and much needed bye week after 10 straight games. With not much else going on, it would figure to…


2015 Thanksgiving Day Open Thread

How is everybody? I hope you all are doing well on this Thanksgiving day. We have already knocked out our dinner and I’m now settling in for a long day of football. This year’s Thanksgiving day schedule includes only teams from the NFC for the second consecutive year. In other…



Steelers Fans Have Plenty To Be Thankful For In 2015

The idea that Pittsburgh Steelers fans have plenty to be grateful for this Thanksgiving may seem erroneous to many of you given the injuries to Le’Veon Bell, Maurkice Pouncey, Kelvin Beachum, and even Ben Roethlisberger for a few games, but I’m here to suggest the opposite. Sure, there have certainly been several…


Numbers Don’t Tell Story Of 2015 Season For William Gay

When William Gay left the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012 to play for the Arizona Cardinals, he did so as a figure less than beloved in the city, having built up a reputations not entirely deserved for being a poor player, a reputation that stemmed largely from his first stint as…


Steelers Thowback Thursday: The 1998 Thanksgiving Day Coin Toss

Good morning to all of you and I hope each and every one of you have a great Thanksgiving today. Each and every Thanksgiving, I can’t help but remember back to 1998 and the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 13 game against the Detroit Lions and that dreadful overtime coin toss. Many of…