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Steelers Film Room: Roosevelt Nix Vs Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers first-year fullback Roosevelt Nix has established himself as a fan favorite this season, and it’s not hard to see why with a fan base such as the one the Steelers have. He is a blue collar player with a relentless motor and an underdog story to boot. He…


League XPA Success Rate Down To Lowest Since 1979

Last week, between the league’s 16 games played, the combined 32 teams collectively missed nine extra point attempts, bringing the NFL season total of misses extra point attempts up to 57 through the first 13 weeks. During the 2014 NFL season, there were only eight missed extra point attempts for…


Steelers Film Room: Will Allen Vs Colts

Veteran safety Will Allen has been a stable starting safety this year for the first time since 2005, in his second season when he started eight games for a Tampa Bay Buccaneers secondary coached by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. He started every game in 2006 when Tomlin left…


Steelers O-Line Adjusting To DeAngelo Williams’ Style

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers have had to make do for half of the season—and for whatever remains of their 2015 season, playoffs included—without the services their All-Pro running back, Le’Veon Bell, for a casual observer, it may be hard to notice. After all, statistically, the Steelers are an even…


Breakdown Of Steelers Cornerback Rotation Used Against Colts

As many of you should know by now, the Pittsburgh Steelers finally shook up their secondary Sunday night in their home win over the Indianapolis Colts and that included cornerback Brandon Boykin seeing his most extensive playing time of the season. Now that our defensive charting from that game has…


Week 13: Defensive Sack Review

Time for our weekly installment of the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive sack review, and we’ve got five sacks of Colts quarterbacks to look at, including a hat trick by James Harrison to run his season total to five. First however, it was Will Allen getting the big day started for the Steelers…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Colts

Sunday night in front of a national television audience the Pittsburgh Steelers destroyed the Indianapolis Colts 45-10 at Heinz Field. After turning the ball over on the opening kickoff and then four plays into their second possession, the Steelers were excellent offensively scoring on seven of nine possessions, which included…


James Harrison Closing In On Steelers’ Career Sack Record

In what is likely his final season in the NFL, James Harrison has given himself a chance to set one more Pittsburgh Steelers’ record. With his three sack outburst Sunday night, Harrison now trails Jason Gildon by 2.5 sacks to tie the franchise record for career sacks. Three, of course,…


Steelers Film Room: Smash Concept

Revisiting a concept we’ve talked about in the past. A core one we see in practically every team’s playbook and is the quintessential Cover 2 beater in the NFL. It’s the smash concept, and the Pittsburgh Steelers ran it early in Sunday’s win over the Indianapolis Colts. For a refresher,…


Decision To Not Cut Jacoby Jones On Tuesday Not Contract Related

Tuesday morning the Pittsburgh Steelers demoted veteran returner Jacoby Jones following his multi-fumble game Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts. Surprisingly, Jones was not waived by the end of the day and that had several people guessing that the main reason behind that has something to do with his contract. I’m…


Steelers Fortunate To Stumble Upon Chris Boswell

The Pittsburgh Steelers were highly unfortunate to lose steady kicker Shaun Suisham for the year with a torn ACL during the preseason. The subsequent injury to Garrett Hartley, his replacement, and the maddening inconsistency of his replacement, Josh Scobee, which got him fired, certainly did not provide a positive spin…


Steelers Passing Offense Thriving After Overcoming Obstacles

In spite of the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers were without Ben Roethlisberger for four games, the team still ranks fifth in the league in terms of passing offense. It goes without saying that Roethlisberger has had quite a bit to do with that, as he leads all players in…



Steelers Aiming To Prolong Bengals’ Coronation On Sunday

Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers clinched their first division title in four years, and it took them all the way down to the final game. like this week’s upcoming match, that game was played against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers were able to put the division to bed on their…


Tomlin Encouraged But Not Satisfied By Jesse James

By most people’s expectations, Jesse James has done reasonably well in his rookie campaign. It’s fun just to get excited about a rookie. Bud Dupree aside, there really hasn’t been anyone to watch. Senquez Golson’s season ended before it ever really began, Sammie Coates and L.T. Walton are friends with…