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Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive Scouting Report

Just me doing the scouting reports for now. But like usual, a preview of the opponent this week – the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati’s Running Game This is actually our first repeat opponent all season long. So there’s a little less to write about because it’s a team we’re already familiar…


Steelers To Have Entire Defense For Second Game Against Bengals

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Cincinnati Bengals they held them to 16 points of which 10 came off of turnovers. While the Bengals did manage 296 total net yards of offense in that Week 8 game, it’s worth reminding you that they were missing two of their…



Steelers Film Room: Arthur Moats Vs Colts

It has been two weeks now since his ‘demotion’ from the starting lineup, but since then, Arthur Moats has only seen his snap count increase, as he logged 64 percent of the team’s defensive snaps against the Colts, with the second platoon getting a heavier workload than the starters at…


Todd Haley Encouraged By Accelerated Growth Of Jesse James

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie tight end Jesse James was warned by his offensive coordinator, Todd Haley, following his first game day helmet four games ago that he better not give him a reason to sit him again. So far he hasn’t. After spending the first eight games on the inactive list,…


Steelers Film Room: DeAngelo Williams Vs Colts

We have been talking a fair bit about DeAngelo Williams this week—admittedly, much of it coming from myself—regarding just how valuable he has proven to be this Pittsburgh Steelers team week in and week out, virtually negating a drop after losing All-Pro running back Le’Veon Bell. By season’s end, in…


Ask Alex: Steelers Mailbag

Hey everyone. As we do every Thursday, another chat session so you can ask away on anything Steelers. I’ll take an hour to hang out here and answer as many questions as I can. So fire away. Big White: Alex can you provide some clarity on Steelers dead money issues. I…


Steelers Third Quarter Of 2015 Season Defensive Awards

With the third quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now behind us, it’s time for us to hand out some awards to players for their play in the last four games. After already handing out our offensive awards for the third quarter of the season, we’ll now address the…


Marcus Gilbert Knows Sunday’s Game Is An Emotional One

Marcus Gilbert tried to give the politically correct answer. “It’s just another week for us,” he started out, talking to reporters about how he’s approaching Sunday’s AFC North contest with the Cincinnati Bengals. And then he changed his tune. “We have a chip on our shoulder, especially because we’re playing…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Colts Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 45-10 beatdown over the Indianapolis Colts. First Half – New formation on the kick return unit. Maybe because of planning for surprise onside kick and just trying to do something different. Six man front. Arthur Moats-Anthony Chickillo-Shamarko Thomas-Terence Garvin-Robert Golden–Vince Williams with Roosevelt Nix…


Steelers Third Quarter Of 2015 Season Offensive Awards

With the third quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now in the books, it’s time again for us to hand out some awards for the last four games and we’ll start things off with the offensive side of the football. Offensive MVP – Antonio Brown – Sure, Antonio Brown…


Steelers Home-Road Scoring Splits Reveal 10-Point Differential

Prior to the start of the regular season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said that he envisioned this offense as one that he believes could put up 30 points a game, but through the first 12 games of the season, the defending AFC North champions are averaging just 25.9 points…


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…