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Steelers Film Room: Mike Mitchell Vs Bengals II

The improvement in play in Mike Mitchell’s game from last season to this has no doubt been a key factor in helping the Pittsburgh Steelers defense become the bend-but-don’t-break, opportunistic unit that it has shown itself to be for most of the year. But at the same time, the veteran’s…


Steelers Vs Broncos: Matchups To Watch

With the news out that the Denver Broncos starting strong safety T.J. Ward will miss Sunday’s game in Pittsburgh against the Steelers, the picture becomes clearer as to how the high-powered Steelers offense will have to attack the vaunted Broncos defense, which happens to be the best in the league. Expect a heavy dose of veteran tight end Heath…


2015 NFL Week 15: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

It’s Friday and I would like personally welcome all of you to the weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Denver Broncos Sunday at Heinz Field with a chance to jump all the way to the No. 5 seed in the AFC depending on what happens over the weekend. This…


Mike Mitchell Fined For Tyler Eifert Hit

It’s starting to feel like there have been more fines stemming from the Steelers/Bengals game than there were points scored. Mike Mitchell told Ray Fittipaldo that the NFL fined him for his hit on Tyler Eifert. Eifert would later leave the game with a concussion as a result of the…


Sunday Could Be Last Home Game For Veteran Steelers LB James Harrison

Depending on how things play out, Sunday could very well wind up being the Pittsburgh Steelers last game of the 2015 season at Heinz Field. Should that indeed wind up being the case, there’s a distinct possibility that it could be the last time veteran outside linebacker James Harrison plays…


Steelers/Broncos X Factor: Dupree Vs Schofield

With another big matchup slated for this week in Pittsburgh between the 8-5 Pittsburgh Steelers and the 10-3 Denver Broncos, the Steelers will have to win some key individual matchups Sunday. Winning these are their best shot at beating a Broncos team that relies heavily on the league’s best defense. Defensively, the Broncos…


Steelers Film Room: Cover 3 Vulnerabilities

Just a quick film study that highlights some of the issues we still see in the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Their Cover 3, primarily spot dropping defense leaves them vulnerable to multiple vertical concepts. We saw this the most glaringly in the loss to the Seattle Seahawks. The night after that…




Steelers Film Room: Marcus Gilbert Vs Bengals

Though it doesn’t seem likely that he will actually be recognized for it, Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert has gradually ascended as one of the better right tackles in the league right now. The fact that he only gave up his first sack of the season on Sunday should…


Numbers Show DeAngelo Williams Deserving Of Pro Bowl

Now that we are winding down the regular season and the Pro Bowl voting has already come and gone, it’s time to make something clear: Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams deserves to be in the Pro Bowl, not simply because of the way that he has managed to fill…


Steelers Film Room: Stephon Tuitt Vs Bengals

The name Stephon Tuitt may not have been getting called out during games quite as often as earlier in the season as the second-year defensive end quickly racked up 3.5 sacks before suffering an ankle injury, but the former second-round draft pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been playing well,…


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…