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Steelers Vs Dolphins: Sack Breakdown

Just one of these bad boys to look at today so let’s dive in. 1. 3rd and 7, 7:22 3rd. 12 personnel. Five blocking four rushers. The Pittsburgh Steelers ran one of their favorite concepts of the past month, their mesh route, on third down. It’s a man-beater, the goal…


Mike Mitchell’s First Sack In Pittsburgh A Long Time Coming

When the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in Mike Mitchell in free agency during the 2014 offseason to enter the starting lineup at free safety, they knew that they were bringing in a secondary player who was capable of rushing the passer. He recorded three and a half sacks in his one…


2017 Senior Bowl Donations

Hey everyone. Haven’t really announced it yet but we are going back to this year’s Senior Bowl down in Mobile, Alabama from Monday, January 23rd to Thursday, January 26th. Last year was my first experience. Little nerve-wracking, I hadn’t even been on a plane since I was three years old,…


Steelers Hope Trip To KC Will Be 2nd-Longest Flight Of Season Ending In Houston

Washington, D.C. Philadelphia. Miami. Baltimore. Cleveland. Indianapolis. Buffalo. Cincinnati. These are the cities that the Pittsburgh Steelers had to travel to over the course of the regular season. It was an extremely favorable schedule in terms of travel concerns. Their most distant opponents—Dallas and Kansas City—both made the trek into…





Pittsburgh Police Review Board Investigating Porter Arrest

A short update to the story of Joey Porter’s arrest. While a full police report has been filed, the Pittsburgh Police Review Board will be investigating the officer’s claims, according to Pittsburgh’s WPXI.  The investigation will be launched to ensure Pittsburgh Police followed correct procedures in Porter’s arrest. From WPXI:…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Wild Card Week: Steelers Versus Dolphins

(This is long and filled with quotes from my recap of the week six meeting between these two teams, which the Dolphins won 30-15, as points of reference to analyze what changed in this matchup. You’ve been forewarned) The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their playoff run Sunday with a  30-12 win…



Special Teams Far From Special, Per Tomlin

A joke. A pun. Laughing to keep from crying. That’s how I interpret what Mike Tomlin said about his special teams unit at today’s press conference. “We’ve not been special on special teams,” Tomlin said. Tomlin attributed some of that to injuries. Not having Darrius Heyward-Bey for part of the…


Joey Porter’s Unfortunate Actions A Distraction Only To Himself

You have no doubt heard by now that Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter was arrested in the night following the team’s Wildcard Round victory over the Dolphins. Yesterday, the team officially placed him on leave, which may leave his future status with the organization up in the air….


Film Room: Bell, Gilbert Dart Their Way To Historic Day

Le’Veon Bell had the best statistical rushing performance in Pittsburgh Steelers’ history against the Miami Dolphins. A lot of that was on Bell for his patience, vision, and ability to finish runs. You can also thank the offensive line for doing a great job and Mike Munchak for throwing wrinkles…



Linemen Don’t Second-Guess Decision To Leave Big Ben In Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Head Coach Mike Tomlin received some heavy criticism following Sunday’s win, from both fans and local media, for the decision to leave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the game in the fourth quarter. He ended up having his ankle rolled up on during his final pass attempt…