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Lyons Or Maxey Likely To Be Signed Off Steelers Practice Squad Soon

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have lost defensive end Cameron Heyward for the remainder of the season due to a torn pectoral muscle, the team is down to five healthy defensive linemen on their 53-man roster. While defensive end L.T. Walton will likely start dressing for games moving forward, one…


Column: Time Is Now For Tomlin To Lead Team Forward

It was just a couple of seasons ago when so many people were complimentary of the wonderful job that Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin was doing in leading the team through a season of great adversity. There were many who believed that he was even deserving of coach of…


2016 South Side Questions: How Do You Cope With Loss Of Heyward?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


Film Room: Evaluating The Steelers’ Failed Two-Point Conversions

The Pittsburgh Steelers were prepared for it, I’m sure, but it’s a safe bet they didn’t expect to try four two-point attempts in Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys. And unfortunately, they put up the big ‘ol goose egg, even more disappointing considering the success they had in 2015. We’re…




David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 10: Steelers Versus Cowboys

On a beautiful autumn afternoon the largest home crowd in the the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers saw an amazingly entertaining game between the home team and the Dallas Cowboys. And plenty of folks went home happy. Heinz Field was loaded with Cowboys fans who got to see the visitors…


Ben Credits Haley For Motivation Behind Fake Spike

It would’ve been the play of the year for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The one we’d still be talking about this week. Instead, like I wrote on Monday, it’s a footnote. But Ben Roethlisberger had a chance to explain what led to his Dan Marino fake spike that resulted in a touchdown…


Tomlin Says Steelers Played 58 Minutes Of Good Run Defense

If football was a 58 minute game, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ would’ve come out of Sunday’s game a lot happier, both on the score sheet and the win/loss final tally. But it’s a 60 minute game and critical breakdowns by the run defense in those final two minutes doomed the team….


Tomlin Talked To Antonio Brown For Running Out Of Bounds

Defend every blade of grass. That’s a Mike Tomlin classic. He mentioned it again today, not in a motivational rah-rah sort of way, but to express some disappointment in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ final play. One that ended with Antonio Brown simply ducking towards the sideline and running out of bounds….


Steelers Vs Cowboys Positional Grades

What is being called one of the two best games of the year so far in the NFL happened to end in heartbreak for the Pittsburgh Steelers as Sunday’s home loss to the Dallas Cowboys marked four straight losses this season, dropping the Steelers’ record to 4-5. While it was…


Most Important Stat To Pad For Antonio Brown Comes In End Zone

Antonio Brown quietly put up some impressive statistics on Sunday against the Cowboys in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss, catching 14 passes for 154 yards and a touchdown. It was the third game of his career in which he caught at least 14 passes, and the only other players to have…


Sack Breakdown: Steelers Vs Cowboys

Just one of these to talk about today. 1. 3rd and 3, 4:12 3rd. 11 personnel. Four man rush versus five in to block plus Le’Veon Bell on a check release. Cowboys drop seven and run Cover 1. There’s nothing open for Ben Roethlisberger, who does look for Antonio Brown…


Film Room: What Went Wrong On Zeke’s Final Touchdown

Truth be told, I sort of felt like the game was over after Sean Davis’ facemask that put Dallas in field goal range. It was by no means a gimmie, a 49 yard attempt, but with Dan Bailey, it seemed like a death sentence. But Ezekiel Elliott sent the final…


Ravens Continue Shuffling Deck After Another O-Line Injury

Believe it or not, but right now, the Baltimore Ravens with a 5-4 record are the frontrunners in the AFC North, albeit with a tenuous grasp on that position. The Pittsburgh Steelers are a game back at 4-5, though the Ravens have a game in hand over them. The Bengals,…