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Darrius Heyward-Bey Flashes Playmaking, Playtaking Skill Set

With second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant serving a four-game suspension, the Pittsburgh Steelers called upon veteran Darrius Heyward-Bey to step in as the third wide receiver when the offense operated with three on the field, which was often. Heyward-Bey played 43 of 73 offensive snaps, and was productive, recording four…


Short Memory In Order After Poor First Impression For Josh Scobee

During the 2014 season, Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham missed on just three of 32 field goal attempts. The year before, he recorded the same number of attempts with just two misses. On opening night, the Steelers’ latest kicker, Josh Scobee, missed his first two attempts of the season. The…


Todd Haley Goes Against His Own Words With Trick Play Call

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley would have been hard-pressed to script a better opening to the team’s first game of the season, matriculating the ball down the field effortlessly to begin the game with five straight positive plays. It began with an 18-yard run on a smooth cutback by DeAngelo Williams,…


2015 NFL Week 1: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of and I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to watching a ton of football this weekend now that the Pittsburgh Steelers regular season opener is already in the books. It certainly wasn’t a great showing Thursday night against the New England Patriots, but…


Steelers Film Room: Roethlisberger’s 12 Incompletions Against Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their 2015 regular season opener Thursday night to the New England Patriots and while there were a lot of negatives associated with the game, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger did play well. Roethlisberger completed 26 of 38 passes for 351 yards Thursday night and while he did have the…


Steelers’ Ownership Ranked Second In The NFL

As it comes as no surprise to you, the Rooney family is widely believed to be one of the best ownerships in football. The Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson only helped confirm that today in his editorial, ranking all 32 owners in the league. He placed Dan Rooney second on the…


Steelers Film Room: Sloppy Tackling Obvious In Loss To Patriots

It was difficult to know where to begin when assessing the Pittsburgh Steelers 28-21 loss to the New England Patriots, especially on the defensive side of the ball, where so many things went wrong. After pouring over the game twice and seeing missed tackle after missed tackle, I knew I…


Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Patriots

Looking at all the unique statistics from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 28-21 loss to the New England Patriots last night. – The last time a QB completed at least 75% of his passes and threw for four touchdowns, as Tom Brady did Thursday, in a game against the Steelers was Dan…


Steelers Vs. Patriots: Player Snap Counts – Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their 2015 regular season opener Thursday night to the New England Patriots and the player snap counts from the game tell quite and interesting story. As we already pointed out this morning, cornerback Brandon Boykin failed to see the field on defense Thursday night for the Steelers….


Clock Management Criticisms Justified In Steelers Opening Loss

While the vast majority of the NFL, coaching circles, and the Pittsburgh Steelers fan base regards Mike Tomlin as a good head coach, there is one area of coaching in particular that has, with relative consistency, been cited as a weakness in his game day performance, and it seemed to…



Keith Butler Nearly Empties The Bench In Steelers DC Debut

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense first took the field to start the 2015 regular season, there were still many questions being asked, not about how the unit would perform, but simply how it would look, and the manner in which it would be run regarding scheme and personality. New defensive…



Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Patriots Winners/Losers

The highlights and lowlights from the New England Patriots 28-21 Week One win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. WINNERS:  DeAngelo Williams: The veteran looked like a spry rookie tonight, running for 127 yards and averaging six yards per carry. He showed impressive burst to win the edge and vision to allude linebackers…