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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Chiefs

On Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers, again without starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, lost 23-13 to the one-win Kansas City Chiefs. After surviving the last two weeks largely on the back of a 5-0 turnover differential, the Steelers turned it over three times in this one, doubling their season total, while the…



Week Seven Steelers Vs Chiefs Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers fell short in their comeback attempt Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, ultimately losing the first start of Landry Jones’ career by a score of 23-13. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Steelers entered the second half trailing 9-3…


Week Seven Steelers Vs Chiefs First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers fell short in their comeback attempt Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, ultimately losing the first start of Landry Jones’ career by a score of 23-13. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Steelers wanted to get Jones on track…


Steelers Film Room: Week 7 Defensive Sack Review

Entering the game against Kansas City on Sunday, the Steelers pass rush was expected to be a handful for a struggling Chiefs offensive line, even without Stephon Tuitt in the lineup. But instead the Pittsburgh front seven struggled to generate pressure early, finally resorting to some creativity to get to…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Seven

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 rendition heads toward the middle of the season appearing to be a middle-of-the road team following their disappointing 23-13 setback to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers now have an underwhelming 4-3 record, with the worst of it being all three of their losses are in…


Person And Player, Alejandro Villanueva Is One Of A Kind

There is a long pause on the other end of the phone. Andy Guyader struggles to search for the words that adequately describe Alejandro Villanueva as a person. His career arc is equally unparalleled. Few people know Villanueva better than Guyader. He was Army’s wide receiver coach in 2009, his…




Roster Moves Waiting On Injuries To Make Determination At QB, CB

The Pittsburgh Steelers are facing a potentially interesting personnel dilemma this week involving some fringe players within their organization, a dilemma that largely hinges upon two notable injuries. At the moment, it is uncertain whether quarterback Mike Vick or cornerback William Gay will be able to practice, and to dress,…


Stephon Tuitt’s Absence Felt Against The Run Sunday

While the Pittsburgh Steelers are desperate to get Ben Roethlisberger back under center on the offensive side of the ball, he is not the only injured player that the team should hope to get back as soon as possible, last on this past Sunday’s results. Second-year starting defensive end Stephon…



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Steelers Defense To Face Another Top TE Sunday In Bengals Tyler Eifert

So far this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has had more than their share of problems when it comes to covering opposing team’s tight ends. On Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, they’ll face yet another great tight end in the form of Tyler Eifert and head coach Mike Tomlin apparently isn’t…


Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree Against Chiefs

It has been a couple weeks since we looked in-depth at the development of rookie Bud Dupree, particularly as a pass rusher. The Kentucky product has been as steady a part of the rotation at outside linebacker as any of his positional counterparts, playing 257 (52.4%) of 490 defensive snaps…