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Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones Vs Seahawks

Pittsburgh Steelers former first-round draft pick Jarvis Jones is in the midst of a pivotal season that will help determine his future, in part because the team has to decide during this offseason whether or not to pick up his fifth-year option. While it has been more difficult for him…


Ask Alex: Steelers Mailbag

Welcome back, yinz. Took last week off because it fell on Thanksgiving and I couldn’t type in between bites of mashed potatoes and turkey. Hope you all had a good one with your family. As usual, ask away with your Steelers’ questions and I’ll get to as many as I…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Seahawks Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden right behind them. Matt Spaeth returned to be apart of the three man “wedge” with Roosevelt…


Steelers Projected To Earn 7th Round Compensatory Pick In 2016

The NFL’s compensatory formula is just one of many confusing processes in the league. But according to Over The Cap’s trusted experts, they anticipate the Pittsburgh Steelers netting a late 7th round pick for Brice McCain in the 2016 NFL Draft. The Steelers are projected to receive the next-to-last compensation…


Steelers Throwback Thursday: Roethlisberger’s 6 TD Game Against Colts

On this Flashback Thursday, were going to go all the way back to last year and look at the six touchdowns that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw at home in the team’s Week 8 win over the Indianapolis Colts. Not only did Roethlisberger throw six touchdown passes in the game,…


Depth Chart Will Not Deter Arthur Moats From Contributing

For the second time in as many seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers have replaced Arthur Moats in the starting lineup. Of course, last year he was never supposed to be in the starting lineup, but he ended up starting roughly half the season when starter Jarvis Jones was lost for most…


Brandon Boykin Has Learned To Let Go Of Expectations

For as many issues as he may have had with Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly last season, the 2015 season has had to be the most frustrating year of Brandon Boykin‘s professional career, having had to bide his time on the bench all the while being confident that he could…


Ben Roethlisberger Using Platform To Talk About Concussions

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has become accustomed to dealing with injuries throughout his playing career, a narrative that has become all too present a reminder this season with the significant injuries that have sidelined him this season. But none of them have scared him like the one that came…


Shamarko Thomas’ Headaches No Longer About Big Hits But Big Misses

This was supposed to be Shamarko Thomas’ year. He was taken under wing during the 2014 offseason by Pittsburgh Steelers future Hall of Fame safety Troy Polamalu to help groom him for this opportunity. The Steelers coaxed Polamalu into retirement during this offseason with the expectation that Thomas would be…


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Tis The Season For Practice Squad Poaching; Are Steelers At Risk?

The trees are bare. The weather is cold. ABC Family is running their Christmas marathon. It’s now December and that means one other thing. Protect your practice squad players. The further the NFL goes into its season, the more likely practice squad players are likely to be poached by other…


Timmons’ Reliability Overlooked In 2015

Yes, he’s getting older. Yes, his contract is going to have to be reworked. But Lawrence Timmons is still playing at his consistent, reliable level Pittsburgh Steelers‘ fans should be used to by now. I’m not even talking about what he’s done with the snaps he’s played this year, though I’d point…


Week 12 Steelers Defensive Sack Review

Bringing back our defensive sack review series after a bye week hiatus, we’ll fire up the tape today and look at the Pittsburgh Steelers two sacks of Russell Wilson on Sunday. 1. Five man-pressure vs. five man protection, with Ryan Shazier lined up off-screen as the slot defender rolled up against…


Steelers Likely To See Familiar Face Sunday Night In Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck

When the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Indianapolis Colts Sunday night at Heinz Field, they’ll likely be facing a familiar face in quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, who’s expected to get the start in place of the injured Andrew Luck. During his Tuesday press conference, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gave the 40-year-old…



Steelers Film Room: Snag Concept

We’ve written a lot about the effectiveness of being able to use the same concept in different ways. And one that frankly is necessary for any successful offensive coordinator in the NFL. And the Pittsburgh Steelers’ two point conversion play Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks reminded me of that philosophy….