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QB Landry Jones Shows Again That He Deserves To Be Steelers Backup

If you haven’t already figured it out by now, Landry Jones is now the Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback. While head coach Mike Tomlin tried to sidestep the subject last week that Jones had passed Mike Vick on the depth chart because one player was healthier than the other, the Friday…


Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree’s Punt Deflection

We’d be here forever if we listed every explosive play in the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-35 victory yesterday over the Oakland Raiders. We’ll cover most of them throughout the week but I want to start off with one I thought the Steelers could generate based on my Raiders scouting report. Breaking…


Dat Dude Nix Continues To Make Plays For Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers signed fullback Roosevelt Nix to a Reserve/Future contract in January, I doubt you could find many people who would have predicted he’d ultimately make the team’s 53 man roster. Not only did the Kent State product manage to do that, he’s become quite the contributor on…


Steelers Film Room: RB DeAngelo Williams Puts On All-Around Show

While most of the talk on this Monday morning will deservingly be about the performance that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown put on Sunday in the win over the Oakland Raiders, don’t forget to give some love to running back DeAngelo Williams as well. Williams, who is now the…


Steelers Come Out On Top In Roller Coaster Fourth Quarter

While the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to squeak by yesterday afternoon with a win on a late field goal with two seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, that final frame proved to be a wild one that saw 31 points scored and a flurry of momentum swings going back and…


Thrifty Investment On DeAngelo Williams Paying Off Big

It might be the greatest two year, four million dollar contract in Pittsburgh Steelers’ history. That was the price it took to bring in DeAngelo Williams. And boy, is that money well spent. Williams continues to thrive as the team’s starting running back. He found the end zone three times…


Steelers Vs. Raiders: Player Snap Counts – Week 9

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to notch their fifth win of the season Sunday at Heinz Field over the Oakland Raiders and they now currently sit in sixth place in the AFC as a result. The snap counts from Sunday’s game have now been compiled and outside of a few…


Heyward Holding Himself, Steelers Defense Accountable Despite Win

The Pittsburgh Steelers won a pivotal game in the AFC Wild Card race. But hearing Cameron Heyward talk after, you might have guessed the Steelers lost. Heyward was predictably disappointed in giving up 35 points and 440 yards to the Oakland Raiders. And he didn’t mince words. “Offense bailed us…


Will Allen Makes, Misses Plays In Return To Starting Lineup

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran safety Will Allen not only returned from injury, he also returned to the starting lineup after missing the past three games, and all but eight snaps of the game before that, due to an ankle injury. It was a bit of a questionable decision given that, in…



Another Touchdown Catch Masks Struggles For Martavis Bryant

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant was supposed to break out and become a superstar, a hypothesis that ran into a major road block after the talented pass catcher was slammed with a four-game suspension to start the season, followed by a knee injury that delayed his season debut…



Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Raiders

An insane game only deserves equally insane statistics. I hope I can do it justice. – The Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders have been playing for 45 years. Today’s 38-35 contest was the second highest-scoring matchup between the two, only surpassed by the Raiders 45-34 victory in 1980. – Let’s…


Antonio Brown Sets New Franchise Marks For Receptions, Receiving Yards In A Game

Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown certainly enjoyed his time on the field earlier today against the Oakland Raiders secondary. The sixth-year pro just shattered some more team records for wide receivers, setting new franchise marks for receptions and receiving yards in a single game. Between quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger…


Steelers Win Slugfest With Raiders, 38-35

Facing a must-win game with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on his way to the hospital to get a foot injury evaluated, and star running Le’Veon Bell watching from home while recovering from surgery, Pittsburgh turned to the one man left that they could count on regardless of the bleak situation. Antonio…