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Keith Butler Was His Most Aggressive Sunday Vs Browns

Yesterday, we broke down four of Keith Butler’s Fire Zones, a game where his defense took down Austin Davis seven times. Today, we’ll take a different approach at the same point. A statistical method to show how often he did. We’ve completed our weekly defensive charting, categorizing every single play…


Antonio Brown-Ben Roethlisberger Connection Was Special In 2015

We have all closely followed the 2015 season of Antonio Brown, during which he posted the most eye-popping numbers of his career. Over the course of the year, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver established new franchise bests in breaking his own records with 136 receptions for 1834 yards. He also…



How The Steelers’ Five-Year High Sack Total Was Built

By season’s end, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense managed to put up an impressive 48 sacks on the season, which ranked third overall in the league, thanks in large part due to a season-high seven sacks in the regular season finale. It was the most sacks that the Steelers have recorded…



Steelers Roethlisberger Not Bad When Throwing Deep On 3rd And Short

There seems to be narrative floating around about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger that centers around him not only throwing deep too often on third and short, but also that he’s inaccurate when doing so. So, let’s have a look at that based on what has happened so far this…


Steelers Vs Browns: Position Grades

It wasn’t pretty by any stretch, but the Pittsburgh Steelers took care of business, Sunday, defeating the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium, 28-12. Early on, it looked like another lackluster showing under Mike Tomlin against teams below .500, but it was the Pittsburgh defense that stepped up in a big…


Steelers Film Room: Keith Butler’s Fire Zones

Keith Butler said if he had to blitz more, he would. And oh boy, did he ever. Butler ran almost every Fire Zone in the playbook yesterday, and it paid huge dividends. Austin Davis was harassed to the tune of seven sacks, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first such game since 2009….


For The Steelers, Business Is Booming

It took some help. Some hope. Some prayer. But it happened. The Pittsburgh Steelers are in the playoffs. And that means business is booming. It’s hard to say where that phrase came from from. But it’s one Antonio Brown seemed to start. On the heels of the loss to the…



Steelers Need More Magic Than A Vanishing Act From Martavis Bryant

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant has accomplished many things in his short career thus far, bringing a spark to the offense and a new dimension that has made the team more dynamic, and more dangerous when he is on the field, but his latest achievement—a disappearing act—is a bit…


Steelers Vs. Browns: Player Snap Counts – Week 17

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday win over the Cleveland Browns are now in and there are a few things worth noting in the numbers. Running back Fitzgerald Toussaint played a career-high 33 snaps against the Browns after being forced into the game replace injured starter DeAngelo Williams. Wide…


Wildcard Weekend Another Rivalry Week This Year For Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made it to the postseason for the second straight year, and for the second consecutive time, their first opponent will be one that they are seeing for the third time during the season. Last year, it was the Baltimore Ravens, with whom they split the season…


Steelers Have Likely Learned From Ben Tate Experience Last Year

It’s still early, but, while the Pittsburgh Steelers are fortunate to have advanced to the playoffs, they are facing the very real possibility of entering the postseason wounded severely at the tailback position, losing their acting starting running back in the regular season finale. Last year, Le’Veon Bell suffered a…