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Terrell Suggs Incensed Over Suggestion That He Might Consider Retiring

I went ahead and looked. Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs played 67 of 87 defensive snaps for the team on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, so he wasn’t actually a no-show. He just didn’t show up—at all—on the stat sheet. The 34-year-old former Defensive Player of the Year failed…





Ayers, Maxey Properly Prepared For Moments Like Sunday

It wasn’t the lineup Mike Tomlin, or anyone in Pittsburgh, would ever expect, anticipate, or want. But “such is life” as Tomlin would quip, playing the hand you’re dealt and making it through to the other side. That was the situation going into Sunday’s thrilling win over the Baltimore Ravens….



Steelers Defense Failed Late Where They Excelled Last Week

Over the course of the past two games, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive and defensive units have had to collude to mount an impressive second-half comeback. Last week against the Bengals, facing a 20-9 halftime deficit, the defense pitched a shutout as the offense added a trio of field goals and,…


Eli Rogers Rises To Mike Tomlin’s Challenge

Steelers’ fans have known about Eli Rogers throughout the season. It has been a bit of a bumpy ride, there was the deactivation at mid-season and games where he was rarely targeted, but his success wasn’t – or shouldn’t have been – a shock to any fan. But on a…


Lawrence Timmons Helping Drive Late Defensive Run

Though he may not quite be long in the tooth in terms of age when it comes to the linebacker position, Pittsburgh Steelers 10th-year veteran Lawrence Timmons, at the age of 30, certainly has a lot of NFL tread on his tires. He has played in more consecutive games than…


Red-Zone Defense Kept Steelers In Game Despite Late Lapse

In a game that featured a litany of peaks and valleys, it was difficult at any point of Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens to get a true read on how things would ultimately play out. Ironically, not even one of the best measures—red-zone efficiency—was able…