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Dalton Does It Against the Lions: The State Of The AFC North

By Jeremy Hritz Week seven saw the Cincinnati Bengals put a slight bit of distance between themselves and their AFC North opponents, as they beat the Detroit Lions in the last seconds, 27-24. The Cleveland Browns, under the questionable leadership of Brandon Weedon, were abysmal, clunking to a 31-13 loss…


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Steelers Versus Raiders: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 8

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Oakland Raiders Sunday at the O.co Coliseum and below are seven things to watch for in the game. Laying The Woodley On An Undrafted – Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley enters the game against the Raiders with a team-high five quarterback sacks and…


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Steelers Versus Raiders: Game Time, Line, Trends, Weather, TV & Radio Schedule – Week 8

Pittsburgh Steelers (2-4) vs. Oakland Raiders (2-4) Kickoff: 4:05 p.m., ET Site: O.co Coliseum (53,286) • Oakland, Calif Playing Surface: Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Spero Dedes (play-by-play), Rich Gannon (analyst Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970) Announcers: Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play), Tunch Ilkin…



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Breakdown Of Steelers NT Steve McLendon Versus Ravens

By Alex Kozora Breakdown of all defensive snaps from Pittsburgh Steelers mose tackle Steve McLendon against the Baltimore Ravens. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Drive Snaps: 1 Run/Rush: 0/1 Play-by-Play 1. 1st and 10, 12:25 1st. Lined up as the one technique (shaded on either side of the…


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Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Ravens

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers win over the Baltimore Ravens. Apologies for not having anything last week. My Coaches Film and immune system were not cooperating. Please be merciful, Steelers Depot commenters. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Kick return unit. Shamarko Thomas, Vince Williams, Stevenson…


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Will Johnson Getting More Involved In The Offense

By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Will Johnson played his most snaps of the season, and his highest percentage of the team’s total snaps, in the their most recent victory over the Baltimore Ravens. It also just so happened to be the team’s best game on the ground through the…


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Kelvin Beachum Settling In At Left Tackle

By Matthew Marczi Second-year tackle Kelvin Beachum made only his second career start as a left tackle in the ranks of the professionals this past week, but he spent his entire college career as a left tackle before playing right tackle, left guard, center, and tight end in the NFL….


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Le’Veon Bell Learns That Patience Is A Virtue

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers back in April believed that they selected their new running back in the form of Le’Veon Bell in the most recent NFL Draft; they got their first true sample of what he will bring to the table this past week in the team’s victory…


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Who Rules? Steelers Nation Versus Raiders Nation

By Michael K Reynolds So much is made of the great battles between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens and for good reason. After all it’s the evolution of the decades old rivalry between the Steelers and Browns. And over the past thirteen years the matches between these multiple…


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In With A Whimper, Out With A Bang

By Matthew Marczi Nobody was a fan, on record, of the Pittsburgh Steelers signing Guy Whimper as a veteran presence on a very young offensive line this offseason. Not many took any positives out of his performance during the preseason games. Most only begrudgingly included him by default as the…


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Todd Haley Lets The Wildcat Out Of The Bag

By Matthew Marczi I am not entirely sure what the biggest surprise of the last game was, but it could have been a tie between the performance of Guy Whimper at right tackle and the installation of the Wildcat offense with Le’Veon Bell. Since I will be writing pieces on…


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Tight End A Good Look On Mike Adams, For Now

By Matthew Marczi Although Jim Wexell Tweeted out just prior to the game to look for Mike Adams at tight end, the fact that he actually played tight end—and significantly—for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the  Baltimore Ravens this past week was probably somewhat surprising to most people. Even I was…


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Big Play William Gay Knows He Nearly Allowed One Against The Ravens

For now, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay will remain the starter opposite Ike Taylor and certainly deserves to be. Gay, who has long been the whipping boy for Steelers fans around the world, is currently ranked by Pro Football Focus as the 15th best cornerback in the league seven weeks…


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Stopping The Raiders Running Game Includes Stopping QB Terrelle Pryor

One of the biggest chores that the Pittsburgh Steelers defense will have this coming Sunday against the Oakland Raiders will be stopping the run. Not only will they have to focus on shutting down running backs Darren McFadden and Rashad Jennings, they will have quarterback Terrelle Pryor to worry about…