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Wexell: Expect Sean Davis To Start Sunday

Over the course of the past couple of weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been making tweaks to their secondary on the back end, largely doing so to get their rookie defensive backs more involved. First-round cornerback Artie Burns was moved into the starting lineup, while second-round safety for the past…


Steelers Week 10 Offensive Charting Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their losing streak on Sunday, extending it to four games, but this time, it wasn’t the offense that was the problem, as they put up 30 points, in spite of the fact that they missed on four two-point conversion opportunities. So let’s take this opportunity to…


Ray Lewis Sees No Passion In Joe Flacco’s Game

I don’t think there is a great deal of debate as to whom the greatest player in the history of the Baltimore Ravens franchise is. Some may argue Jonathan Ogden, but the vast consensus will inevitably fall to Ray Lewis, albeit begrudgingly by his many detractors. Lewis the second Raven…


2016 South Side Questions: Will Dupree Get Activated For Sunday?

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…


Steelers Vs Cowboys Missed Tackles Report

While Sunday’s last-second loss to the visiting Dallas Cowboys left Steelers Nation in shock to start the week, it’s important to take some solace in the fact that — despite a dreadful day in terms of statistics — the Steelers defense really cleaned up its act in the tackling department…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Here’s a polar bear petting a dog. I hope it makes your day. To your questions! Jeff Papiernik: Steelers are an 8 point favorite for Sunday. If you were a betting man, on which side of the line would you put your money? Alex: I’m not a betting man, though I have…


Todd Haley Laments Missed Opportunities Vs Cowboys

And yes, I am stealing “laments” from Matthew Marczi, a man who is much smarter than I. Technically, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ matched their weekly goal. They scored 30 points for the first time in a month. But looking beyond those basic expectations, Todd Haley knows it could’ve been a lot…


Steelers Deepless In Pittsburgh Since Coates’ Injury

To say that the Pittsburgh Steelers offense has missed having a healthy Sammie Coates on the field is an understatement. While Coates has been trying to play through the two broken fingers that he suffered during the Week 5 game against the New York Jets, the Steelers deep pass offense…


Watch: Haley Brings Back RPOs To Pittsburgh’s Offense

Our weekly talk to the tape segment. Todd Haley may have had an up-and-down season, but Sunday against Dallas, he called a good game. One thing he increased was the use of RPOs, run/pass options, that created several successful plays. There were also multiple options on screen plays to give…



Steelers Vs Cowboys: Game Rewind

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 35-30 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. First Half – Kick coverage unit: Shamarko Thomas-Sean Davis-Roosevelt Nix-Steven Johnson-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Fitzgerald Toussaint-Al-Hajj Shabazz-Artie Burns – Great pair of blocks by David DeCastro and Marcus Gilbert. Talk about people movers. – Sean Davis has got…




Jarvis Jones Confirms He Screwed Up On Zeke’s Final TD

Quick update and confirmation over what happened on the Dallas Cowboys’ final play, a 32 yard dash by Ezekiel Elliott into the end zone to give them a 35-30 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mike Prisuta over at DVE has the goods for us. It appears he was one of…


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…