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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 8 vs. Colts

By Michael K. Reynolds Following their mesmerizing 51-34 victory over the Indianapolis Colts the Pittsburgh Steelers arrive at the halfway point of the season with one half of the team soaring and the other half sputtering out black smoke. Is the plane crashing or is the rocket just lifting up?…


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Introducing The Munchkin Bunch

When the Indianapolis Colts offense took the field for the last time yesterday evening late in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the home team came out in their nickel defense with William Gay, Brice McCain, and Antwon Blake at cornerback. That drive ended with an interception in the…


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Mike Adams, Offensive Line Pave Way For Epic Passing Day

Almost as remarkable as the 522-yard passing performance by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger versus the Indianapolis Colts yesterday was the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line held together long enough on 49 drop backs to allow their quarterback to average more than 10 yards every time he did so. After…


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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Colts

By Alex Kozora A statistical breakdown from the Pittsburgh Steelers zany 51-34 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. – Let’s start with the points. 51 points is the most scored by the Steelers since putting up 52 in a 52-24 victory over the San Diego Chargers on November 25th, 1984. Since…


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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger, Jason Worilds Receive Top PFF Marks For Play Against Colts

Pro Football Focus has now released their initial player grades for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts and it’s not a bit surprising to see quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (10.7) leading the way on offense. Roethlisberger’s 40-of-49 passing performance for a career record 522 yards and…


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Steelers Can Finally Start Stacking

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory yesterday over the Indianapolis Colts had plenty of history to it to last a lifetime, and a seemingly endless cascade of statistics to pore over, but the most important stat to come out of the historic day was this: the Steelers won, and they did so…


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Steelers vs. Colts: Player Snap Counts Week 8

Below are the initial player snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts, according to the NFL official gamebook. We will see if any of these differ in our weekly game charting as the week progresses. As far as the offense goes, rookie wide receiver Martavis…


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Ben Roethlisberger Rises To The Occasion For Steelers

There was every indication prior to 4:25 PM on Sunday that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would be fired up for a big game. Just a week out from a key divisional game against the division rival Baltimore Ravens, the Steelers needed to show that they could make winning a…


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Steelers WR Antonio Brown On Pace To Break Franchise Receiving Records

With half of a season left to played, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is currently on pace to break several franchise receiving records in 2014. In the Sunday win over the Indianapolis Colts, Brown registered 10 more catches for 133 yards and two touchdowns. For the season, he now…


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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Not Getting Comfortable Despite Early Success

In the last two games, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant has caught seven passes with three of those resulting in touchdowns. With his two touchdown catches Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, Bryant became the first Steelers wide receiver to accomplish such a feat since Mike Wallace caught two…



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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Goes Vertical In Win Over Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers rode the arm of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a 51-34 win Sunday over the Indianapolis Colts and only nine of his 49 passes fell incomplete. A few of those, however, were blatant drops by his receivers. Not only did Roethlisberger carve up the Colts secondary to the…


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Cortez Allen’s Nightmare Season Reached New Levels Against Colts

To say that Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen had a bad game Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts would a huge understatement. In fact, you would be hard-pressed to recall a game played so poorly by a Steelers cornerback. Allen, who signed a four year contract extension worth $24.6 million just prior…


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Steelers Vs. Colts: Winners And Losers From Week 8

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Indianapolis Colts 51-34 Sunday at Heinz Field to move to 5-3 on the season. Here is just a little sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Feel free to add your own in the comments below that you think I missed. Winners:…


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Steelers vs Colts Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened up the scoring in the second quarter as Ben Roethlisberger tossed three of his four touchdown passes and William Gay added a pick six, giving the home team a 35-20 lead heading into halftime. Antonio Brown finished the first half with five receptions for 93 yards, including two more touchdowns…