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2016 South Side Questions: Will Robert Golden Ride The Bench?

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…


Tomlin Encouraged By Sean Davis’ Development

Sean Davis has had an up-down-season. He began the year as the starting slot corner, got benched, moved back to safety, and has slowly been chipping away at playing time. Yesterday, he ate the entire pie, playing every single snap in the win over the Cleveland Browns. Robert Golden was…


Oddsmakers Have Steelers’ Playoff Hopes At A Coinflip

I don’t know how much this is worth to you, or how much it even is to me, but if you’re into projections and predictions, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ playoff hopes are about at a coinflip. Two different playoff predictions metrics put them at just slightly better than a 50% chance of…


James Harrison Back In Weight Room Immediately After Record Game

Come on, did you really expect anything else from James Harrison? Not even 24 hours after breaking the Pittsburgh Steelers’ all-time sack record, Mike Tomlin saw Harrison in an all-too familiar place Monday morning: the weight room. “I went down this morning to get a cup of coffee about 7:30….



Film Room: Butler Deserves Huge Credit For Sunday’s Sack Output

There are basically three reasons how a defense registers a sack. 1. Good coverage 2. Winning one-on-one matchups 3. Good blitz scheme Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, the Pittsburgh Steelers had all three in their eight sack barrage. But we are most interested in that third one, the blitz scheme,…


Steelers Vs. Browns: Player Snap Counts – Week 11

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cleveland Browns 24-9 Sunday on the road and a few things stick out when you look at the initial snap counts from the game. On offense, backup tackle Chris Hubbard played 12 snaps against the Browns as an extra blocker on the end of the…


Steelers’ Physicality At Full Tilt In Sunday’s Win

Pictures are worth 1000 words. So these clips might be valued at a million. But if you’re a Cleveland Browns‘ fan, you might want to look away. It might hurt you more than it hurt these players. Yes, the Browns are among the worst in the league. There will be…


Watch: Vontaze Burfict Flips Off Bengals Crowd In Loss

The Pittsburgh Steelers won and Vontaze Burfict did something stupid. Ah, all is right with the world. It was a tough Sunday for the Cincinnati Bengals. They suffered a 16-12 loss to the Buffalo Bills in front of their home crowd, knocking them to 3-6-1 and nearly out of playoff…


Watch: Steelers Vs Browns Initial Analysis

As we always do, our initial, gut-feeling recap from the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-9 win over the Cleveland Browns. What went right and offense, and the several things that went wrong, and how the team proved to be so dominant on the defensive side of the football. I also explain why…


Ladarius Green Held Without Reception In Second Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers paid good money for a starting tight end over the course of the offseason when they suddenly found that they would be forced to find a replacement for Heath Miller, who retired with the second-most receptions in team history. Instead, they got second-year fifth-round draft pick Jesse…




Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Browns Week 11

Here are some of my immediate gut reactions after the Pittsburgh Steelers broke their four-game losing streak in Week 11 against the winless Cleveland Browns. It was good to see a Steelers team that has struggled at the line of scrimmage for extended points throughout the season dominate at the…