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Steelers vs Jets Game Rewind: Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-13 loss to the hands of the New York Jets Sunday afternoon. Second Half – Ben Roethlisberger motions to Markus Wheaton to run vertically on his second INT but overshoots him. Leads to an INT as the deep safety closes on…


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Steelers vs Jets Game Rewind: First Half

By Alex Kozora Game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-13 loss to the hands of the New York Jets Sunday afternoon. First Half – Kick coverage unit from L-R. Cortez Allen, Justin Brown, Robert Golden, Terence Garvin, Vince Williams, Shaun Suisham, Sean Spence, Will Johnson, Antwon Blake, Darrius Heyward-Bey, William…


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Potential Start Won’t Necessarily Shape The Season For Daniel McCullers

According to David Todd, the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to start rookie sixth-round draft pick Daniel McCullers at nose tackle on Monday night against the Tennessee Titans, as previously reported. As I wrote about earlier this week, however, that doesn’t necessarily mean a mountain of playing time for the mountain…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Daniel McCullers

If you follow this site, then you’ve no doubt heard that rookie nose tackle Daniel McCullers is reportedly in line to make his first career start—assuming the Pittsburgh Steelers open in their base defense—on Monday night. If he does start, then that means nose tackle Steve McLendon will be sitting…


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Losing Al Woods To The Titans Didn’t Turn Out Well For The Steelers

During the offseason, I thought for sure that the Pittsburgh Steelers would re-sign defensive lineman Al Woods. It would have made a lot of sense being as the team was destined to let defensive end Ziggy Hood walk. In addition, there was no guarantee that Brett Keisel would be returning…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Cam Thomas

When the Pittsburgh Steelers originally signed free agent defensive lineman Cam Thomas this offseason, there were no concrete plans about how he would be used. He was signed to a modest contract in order to compensate for the fact that the team had three defensive ends hitting free agency. The…


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Steelers Look To Get Running Game Back On Track Against Titans

In their first six games of the 2014 season the Pittsburgh Steelers offense averaged 4.91 yards per carry. In their last four games, however, they’ve only averaged 2.87 yards per tote. While they did win three of those four games, offensive coordinator Todd Haley knows that the running game has…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Vince Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers looked like the nickel defense would be their bread and butter entering this season, but it hasn’t exactly worked out that way. Of course, the long-term injury to Ike Taylor and the demotion of Cortez Allen—the team’s two starting cornerbacks—didn’t make that plan any more accessible. But…


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Steelers Fans Will Probably Want To Pull For The Bills Thursday Night

The Miami Dolphins will host the Buffalo Bills Thursday night at Sun Life Stadium and if you are a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, you’ll probably want to hope that the visiting team wins. The Dolphins and Bills enter this game with identical 5-4 records, but being as the former currently has…



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Three Critical Coping Skills For Steelers Fans

By Michael K. Reynolds Let’s face it. Die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fans have been on one wild roller coaster ride this season. It’s been part cheers and part barf bags. Being a member of the Steelers Nation in 2014 is kind of like having a date with a hot model who…


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Kozora Chalk Talk Video: Tennessee Titans Preview

By Alex Kozora We’ll slightly mix things up in this week’s edition of Chalk Talk. With the most impactful plays from the loss against the New York Jets already covered, we’l move on and look at this week’s matchup against the Tennessee Titans. And specifically, how the Titans have been…


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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Jets Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Sack breakdown of the two allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the New York Jets Sunday. 3rd and 15, 4:13 1st. Jets rush seven with the Steelers blocking with six. You can already see the issue here. Jets with an aggressive pre-snap look here. Lot of pre-snap…


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Cortez Allen Must Play To Prove He Can Be Trusted

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen has gone from playing every snap on defense for the Steelers to logging some time on special teams. After struggling heavily against the Cleveland Browns, he was demoted to playing in sub-packages the following week. Two weeks later, he had another disastrous showing, and he…


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Steelers’ Archer Without A Quiver

It’s now 10 games into the 2014 season, and rookie running back Dri Archer has yet to register a single explosive play. As a matter of fact, he’s only played 37 snaps all season, and 15 of those snaps came in the season opener. Even the most pessimistic prognosticators of…