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Steelers Film Room: Chargers Sack Breakdown

Our weekly Pittsburgh Steelers sack breakdown, turning to the film for the three given up Monday night against the San Diego Chargers. 1. 3rd and 6, 7:10 1st. 11 personnel. Steelers keep seven in to block against what is essentially a four man rush. With Mike Vick shoved out of bounds,…


Roosevelt Nix Becoming One Of Mike Tomlin’s Guys

It no longer seems necessary to provide the backstory of Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix, a first-year player who started out at linebacker with the club back in January before being moved to the offensive side of the ball and ultimately sticking on the 53-man roster coming out of the…



Chris Boswell Shows Poise, Leg In NFL Debut

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially waived kicker Garrett Hartley from injured reserve yesterday after he suffered a significant hamstring injury late in the preseason, a couple of weeks into his tenure as the replacement for Shaun Suisham, the team’s kicker for the last several seasons who tore his ACL in the…


Mike Vick Terrible On Third Down, Until He Wasn’t

In many different ways, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense has been not far from awful without the services of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger under center, but perhaps the most dreadful display from the unit in his absence was its performance on third down—at least, that is, until it wasn’t. Roethlisberger went down…


Veteran Heath Miller Comes Through In The Clutch

Ever since the season opener, things have been tough for Heath Miller the receiver. He caught eight passes in that game for 84 yards, but he had just five receptions in total over the span of the next three games as his targeted trickled to a crawl. Though one of…


Steelers Missed Tackle Breakdown: Week 5

After a thrilling 24-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers last night, I’ll admit I wasn’t exactly looking forward to continuing to shine light on an overarching negative theme of the Pittsburgh Steelers season, but missed tackles were again a major issues on Monday night. Here’s the individual breakdown of…


Column: Tomlin Should Quit Assuming Clock Operators Are Doing Their Jobs

As we reported late Monday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers were shorted 18 seconds of clock time during the San Diego Chargers final kickoff of the contest and on Tuesday, the NFL released the following statement that addressed the error. With 2:56 remaining in the fourth quarter, San Diego kicked off…


Steelers Film Room: Antonio Gates’ Touchdowns

I promise we will highlight some of the positive plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ incredible win over the San Diego Chargers last night. But we’re a bit more limited until the coaches tape comes out. So instead, we’ll give a brief breakdown of Antonio Gates’ two receiving touchdowns last night….


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Chargers

Another wacky game that deserves some equally funky statistics. – Mike Vick played his best late but still finished the game completing 50% of his passes. By Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks who played the entire game, it’s the lowest percentage in a win since Ben Roethlisberger in 2006. That day, Big…


Steelers Vs. Chargers: Player Snap Counts – Week 5

The Pittsburgh Steelers managed to snatch a victory from the jaws of defeat Monday night in their 24-20 last-second win over the San Diego Chargers and the player snap counts from the game are now available. Offensively, not much sticks out in the snap counts except for the fact that…


Antwon Blake’s Pick Six Came When Needed Most

There has been no single player on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster taking more of a beating for his performance during the 2015 season than fourth-year cornerback Antwon Blake, who moved into the starting lineup beginning with the season opener after serving as the nickel back up to that point. I…


Mike Vick Bounces Back Late To Salvage A Rough Start

It took every last second of the 60 minutes for the Pittsburgh Steelers to secure their first victory of the season without Ben Roethlisberger under center. It took his replacement, Mike Vick, about 52 minutes into the game before finally playing well enough for the Steelers to move the ball…