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Steelers Now First Team To Accomplish This Defensive Feat In 2016

Have you been surprised by how well the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has played over the course of the last three weeks, and especially against the pass? I will honestly tell you that I have. Being as I have been very critical of the Steelers pass defense for most of the…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 13: Steelers Versus Giants

Sunday at Heinz Field the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves in the unusual situation of having a two-game win streak but having lost their last two games at home. They took on a New York Giants team that had won six and a row and was looking to solidify it’s place…


Special Teams Must Do Better, Tomlin Says

Mike Tomlin was pretty blunt about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ special teams unit. And it’s hard to sugercoat. It’s been a rough stretch for Danny Smith and his guys. At his Tuesday press conference, Tomlin was asked if the problems the unit has had – poor play and penalties – is…


Tomlin Using Gut, Not Analytics On 4th Down Decisions

I hope you were sitting down for that headline. Pretty shocking stuff and now I await my Pulitzer prize. At today’s press conference, Mike Tomlin affirmed what most of us have come to know. Tomlin is the “truthiness” coach, where decisions come from his gut, regardless of what the numbers…


Watch: Mike Tomlin Gives James Harrison A Spot

James Harrison has a reputation for being the first man in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ weight room. And today, Mike Tomlin decided to give him some help. Harrison, as he normally does, posted clips of his morning workouts on his Instagram account, one of which included Tomlin spotting Harrison on the…



Film Room: Steelers’ Red Zone Adjustment Creating Splash Plays

It’s a coincidence but it’s a fun one, worthy of the stats of the weird variety. Week 13 has been kind to the Pittsburgh Steelers the last two years. Two immobile quarterbacks, two red zone interceptions on the same coverage. Though it may be frustrating to see Keith Butler send only three…




Shabazz Should Not Have Been Steelers’ First Choice To Waive

On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers learned of an abdominal injury suffered by second-year kicker Chris Boswell that jeopardized his ability to play the following day. They acted quickly in signing free agent kicker Randy Bullock. It proved to be an important decision, as Boswell did not dress for the game,…




Steelers Severely Limited OBJ’s YAC In Win Over Giants

Statically speaking, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had a good game Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers as the former first round draft pick caught 10 passes for 100 yards. In fact, when it comes to both of those statistical categories, Beckham exceeded his 2016 per game average….


Steelers Vs Giants Positional Grades

Sunday’s game against the New York Giants marked the third straight win for the Pittsburgh Steelers since dropping four straight. Once again, the Steelers stuck to the formula that has been working as of late:  pound the ball on the ground, take a few shots here and there through the…


Pair Of Steelers Make PFF’s Top Ten List

For those of you who are interested, and there is rightfully a sizeable group, Pro Football Focus sung high praises for two Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday. Maurkice Pouncey and James Harrison finished in the top ten of individual performance, per the website’s grades. Pouncey came in fourth with Harrison in sixth…