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Ask Alex: Steelers Mailbag

Hey Yinz, Hope you all are having a good week. Like usual, I’ll be around for an hour answering your Steelers’ questions. I also give you all a mission this week. Big stand-up comedian fan. But running out of new people to listen to. So if you know of someone…


Antonio Brown Finishes 2nd In Pro Bowl Voting Among WRs

Antonio Brown unsurprisingly grabbed the most Pro Bowl votes of any of the Pittsburgh Steelers, finishing in second place among wide receivers in fan voting. Steelers’ PR man Dom Rinelli posted the results of the fan voting, showing seven Steelers finishing in the top ten. But Brown was the only…


Front Seven Focus: Steelers Vs Bengals DL Breakdown

Once again we will be diving into the middle of the trenches. This time however the view will be from the defensive side. Similar to the offense line ratings, there are ones for the defensive line as well. To start James Harrison, Steve McLendon, Cam Heyward and Stephon Tuitt will…


Steelers Throwback Thursday: William Gay Gets Pick-6 Record In 35 Game Span

On Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay set an NFL record for consecutive interceptions returned for a touchdown when he took his fifth back against the Cincinnati Bengals. On this Throwback Thursday, we’ll take a look back at those five interceptions by Gay. On Nov. 24, 2013 against the Cleveland…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Bengals Game Notes

Your weekly game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 33-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. First Half – Kick return unit: Front five included: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden right behind. Will Johnson, Matt Spaeth, and Roosevelt Nix made up the wedge while…



Steelers Film Room: David DeCastro Vs Bengals

Pittsburgh Steelers right guard David DeCastro has certainly come a long way since the first time he had to play against Geno Atkins, which came during his rookie year, just after he had returned from an MCL tear and missed the first 13 games of the season. Atkins, when healthy,…




William Gay May Have Been Fined For End Zone Dance Sunday

From one player who wasn’t fined who should have been to another who has appeared to be fine over a less egregious action. It sounds like William Gay has been fined for his end zone celebration following his pick six against the Cincinnati Bengals last Sunday. He took to Instagram a…


Steelers Film Room: Inside Linebackers Versus Bengals

Throughout much of Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers trio of inside linebackers in Ryan Shazier, Lawrence Timmons and Vince Williams were constantly around the ball. In fact, that’s how it has been for the last few weeks as Timmons, Shazier and Williams continue to rack up…


Eyes On The Line: Steelers Vs Bengals OL Breakdown

In this new series of articles one of the things I will be focusing on is the overall performance of the offensive line. In my first attempt to break down the Pittsburgh Steelers performance I have created a simple plus or minus system to gauge the play of the Steelers…


Steelers’ Blowouts Giving Heyward And Tuitt Rest

I’m not one that gets fixated on certain issues and topics. There are easy, hot button ones out there. I want to run an experiment where I just type “Antwon Blake” in the title, leave the article empty, and see how many comments it gets. I’m guessing over 100. But…


Red Zone Shots Hard To Come By Against Broncos Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers are riding a remarkable run in which they have scored at least 30 points in each of the last five games, during which the defense and special teams units have combined for only two scores, meaning that it has been the offense driving this surge. But they…


Steelers Run Game Balancing Production And Efficiency

The Pittsburgh Steelers have for the past several seasons gradually emerged as one of the premiere aerial offenses in the league on the strength of the growth of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and some shrewd drafting at the wide receiver position, but the organization’s reputation was built on the ground. And…