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With Bell Now Back, Is Archer Destined For The Inactive List?

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided that rookie undrafted wide receiver Tyler Murphy was worth waiving to make room on the roster for running back Le’Veon Bell now that his two-game suspension is over. Was I surprised that Murphy was the choice? Yes. Was I floored by that decision, however?…


Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Not A Lock To Return For Week 5 Game

Barring another suspension being handed down, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant should be eligible to play in Week 5 against the San Diego Chargers as his four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy will then be over. However, even though he’ll be eligible to return in Week 5, it doesn’t necessarily mean that…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs 49ers Notes

My game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-18 win over the San Francisco 49ers. First Half  – Kick return unit. Front five: Vince Williams, Sean Spence, Ross Ventrone, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden next right behind them. The wedge included Will Johnson, Matt Spaeth, and Roosevelt Nix with…


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…