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Week Two: Steelers Vs 49ers Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers secured their first victory of the season in convincing fashion on Sunday, putting up 43 points in their home opener against the San Francisco 49ers while recording five sacks and a turnover, holding the road team to just three points leading into the fourth quarter. Below are…


Week Two: Steelers Vs 49ers First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers secured their first victory of the season in convincing fashion on Sunday, putting up 43 points in their home opener against the San Francisco 49ers while recording five sacks and a turnover, holding the road team to just three points leading into the fourth quarter. Below are…



Steelers Film Room: Offensive Line Play Against 49ers

You don’t have to look far to find an analyst harping on the need for quality offensive line play in today’s NFL. Very few teams have a strong offensive front amongst their starting lineup, and even fewer have quality depth on their roster. The Pittsburgh Steelers have been blessed with…


DeAngelo Williams The Running Back Pittsburgh Needed

Two years. Two running back free agent signings. Two completely different results. There are a lot pleasant surprises from the Pittsburgh Steelers already. Bud Dupree is playing more and at a higher level than almost anyone anticipated. Darrius Heyward-Bey is making splash plays. Twitter is still standing after the Brandon…


Steelers Brought Their Swagger In Sunday’s Win

Vine is everything that’s awesome and terrible in this word. It can provide absolutely hilarious clips in six seconds. The problem is…six seconds, or the average attention span of your typical American student. I went to school for communications. I can provide first hand experience to that. But sometimes, it…


Football Outsiders Offers Far-Too-Early Playoff Odds For Steelers, NFL

Football Outsiders is one of several popular analytics website dedicated to the nation’s most popular sport, exploring angles of the game that other outlets do not. Yesterday, the site posted its updated playoff odds report, compiled by Mike Harris, which breaks down a number of statistical odds pertaining to the…


Steelers Film Room: Officiating Calls Vs 49ers

Ordinarily, I am not one to admonish the officiating in a game very often, giving the crew the benefit of the doubt, and understanding that they are under obligations to call plays as the rulebooks state, which is sometimes in contradistinction from common sense. I also acknowledge the human element…


Cody Wallace In The Spotlight Sunday Against Rams’ Interior

The Pittsburgh Steelers have thus far been able to make do with backup Cody Wallace at center during the first two games of the season, even if he had a number of issues on isolated incidents scattered throughout the first two games. But his performance this Sunday may very well…


Steelers Film Room: Brandon Boykin Vs 49ers

When it comes to cornerback Brandon Boykin, the Pittsburgh Steelers fan base has seemingly eager anticipated his debut far more than the coaching staff. After the front office acquired him for a conditional fifth-round draft pick during training camp, he has been unable to crack the starting nickel package. Boykin…


Steelers Film Room: Stephon Tuitt Vs 49ers

In a game where several Pittsburgh Steelers stood out for remarkable performances, perhaps only Ryan Shazier was more impressive than defensive end Stephon Tuitt on Sunday. The second-year defensive end was relentless in dominating the 49ers offensive front in a variety of ways, both as a pass rusher and as…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Two

Before a record-breaking crowd, the Pittsburgh Steelers made Heinz Field a field of dreams for their fans by crushing the San Francisco 49ers by a margin of 43-18. With offensive coordinator Todd Haley doing his best impression of Bruce Arians, it was bombs away for the Black and Gold in…


Steelers Film Room: Shazier Goes Shazam Against 49ers

If you weren’t talking about Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier at your workplace Monday morning, you probably missed Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Shazier, the Steelers former first-round draft out of Ohio State, had the best game of his young career against the 49ers and it included him…


Steelers Film Room: Sprint 138 Sell It Z Poker

The Week 2 Coaches Tape has been released and we’ll cover players and plays throughout the week. Quickly combing through the game, there was one play that stuck out and reminded me of a play from Todd Haley’s 2006 Dallas Cowboys playbook. We covered his playbook right before the season…


Darrius Heyward-Bey Earning Keep With Explosive Plays

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense has had to make do without wide receiver Martavis Bryant for the first two games of the season thus far, with two more to go before he returns. Veteran Darrius Heyward-Bey has been taking his reps, logging 89 of a possible 130 offensive snaps, or just…