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Football 101: Packaged Plays

A new series we’ll put out each Sunday morning to help get you – not that you needed it – into a football mindset. A basic Football 101 series that will look at a concept or scheme with the intention of making you a smarter football fan. Didn’t have one…



Week 13 Steelers Vs Colts: What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their grip on their playoff destiny last week after failing to the Seahawks on the west coast 39-30. The loss dropped them to 6-5 on the season and now in a group of five teams competing for two wildcard slots with the same record. Tonight’s game…



Workload For DeAngelo Williams A Mystery After Past Two Games

In DeAngelo Williams’ first three starts this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers had him working at a career-high pace of nearly 23 carries per game. Admittedly, he was producing at a high level, totaling 374 yards along the way while averaging 5.5 yards per carry. Over the course of his past…


Antonio Brown Could Feast Against Boom-Or-Bust Colts Secondary

In the two games leading into the Pittsburgh Steelers’s bye week, All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown stormed through opposing secondaries, accumulating 27 receptions for a total of 423 yards, averaging 15.7 yards per catch, and finding the end zone two times. Last week, against the second-ranked Seattle secondary, Richard Sherman…


Steelers Vs. Colts 2015 Week 13: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2015 Week 13 Indianapolis Colts (6-5) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5) Kickoff: 8:30 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: NBC-TV (locally WPXI-TV, channel 11) Announcers: Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (color analyst), Michele Tafoya (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM…


Pass Rush Critical In Getting To Matt Hasselbeck

The Indianapolis Colts have had a rough go of it at the quarterback position this year, much like the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pittsburgh has had to endure five games without Ben Roethlisberger starting, although in one game he came off the bench to play a historic game for a backup quarterback….


Colts Not Likely To Offer Jacoby Jones Encore Performance

It didn’t take long for Jacoby Jones to become the most hated man in western Pennsylvania following his two-game showing leading into the bye week as the new return man for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The veteran returner struggled returning both kickoffs as well as punts, even muffing a punt that…


Steelers Versus Colts: Week 13 Projected Inactive List

The (6-5) Pittsburgh Steelers will host the (6-5) Indianapolis Colts Sunday night at Heinz Field and as usual, here is my weekly guess at what the seven-player inactive list might look like when it is released 90 minutes before kickoff. Sean Spence – Spence failed to practice all week because of a hamstring injury and…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Twelve

The Pittsburgh Steelers at 6-5 are far from their prime as they head into a prime time showdown on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. At stake is nothing short of their playoff aspirations for the 2015 season. As it is, following their 39-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the team…


Steelers Draft Watch List: Volume #7

Continuing our new article series every Saturday morning for the rest of the season, I take a look at three draft-eligible college football prospects the Pittsburgh Steelers could and should examine at length this spring. Obviously a lot will change between then and now, so this analysis is based on…


New Bethel Contract Might Set Bar For Gay, Boykin Offseason Deals

With the Arizona Cardinals signing cornerback Justin Bethel to a three-year contract extension on Saturday, we now have a pretty good idea as to what a few Pittsburgh Steelers cornerbacks might be looking for at the conclusion of the 2015 season. Bethel, who was drafted by the Cardinals in the sixth-round of the 2012 NFL…


5 Reasons The Steelers Will Beat The Colts In Week 13

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts kick off at 8:30 p.m. ET Sunday night at Heinz Field with both teams needing a win to stay above .500. This game will feature two very experienced quarterbacks in Ben Roethlisberger and Matt Hasselbeck, who is 4-0 this season as a starter. The…


Chiefs Could Force Steelers To Fight For The Sixth Seed

As with any team, you’ll look back in the rearview mirror and really wish you had one particular game out. For the 2015 edition of the Pittsburgh Steelers, that game will very likely wind up being their loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers are on the outside looking in, the…