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Markus Wheaton Muffs Debut As Punt Returner

When Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was ruled out for the Broncos game with a concussion, they lost not just one highly valuable player, but two, because he was not only their top wide receiver, but also their top punt returner. As it turned out, the Steelers didn’t really…


Steelers Defense Played Winning Football In Denver

Though the Pittsburgh Steelers defense may have surrendered a seven-minute, 13-play, 65-yard game-winning drive in the fourth quarter against the Broncos, the truth is that they played well throughout the course of the game in spite of a couple of unfortunate, fluke-like plays that helped keep the game close. The…


Jordan Berry Struggles At End Of First Season In Pittsburgh

Due partly to Markus Wheaton’s awfully poor showing in his debut attempt at being a punt returner, but mostly because of their punter, Britton Colquitt, the Broncos were able to spend the day consistently ahead of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the field position battle, where they had an average starting…


Top 10 Questions The Steelers Must Answer This Offseason

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season has come to an end, the team has several questions that must be answered over the course of the offseason. Below are my 10 questions that must be answered by the team between now and the start of the 2016 regular season and I…


Antonio Brown Thanks Teammates, Steelers’ Nation

While we’re still waiting on the All-22 to come out to really dive into last night’s loss, we’ll shift our attention to some softer stories. On Facebook a short time ago, Antonio Brown thanked his teammates, coaches, and of course, the fans. It has to be an incredibly difficult week…


Steelers Vs Broncos Position Grades

It was a heartbreaking end to their playoff run, but the effort that the Pittsburgh Steelers turned in Sunday against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Divisional Round was better than expected. Coming in shorthanded offensively and banged up across the board after a knockdown, drag-out brawl in the Wild…


Steelers 2016 Salary Cap: Early Offseason Look Ahead

Being as the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season has now come to an end it is time to take a quick look ahead at what the team’s early 2016 salary cap picture will look like during the offseason. As you can see in the table below, the Steelers currently have 43 players under…



Steelers’ Organization All Class After Loss

I’m not going to pretend all the Pittsburgh Steelers’ are saints. They’ve hard their fair share of plays and off the field moments you’d rather sweep under the rug. But when they lose, they do it with dignity. It’s understandable to point to second-year running back Fitzgerald Toussaint as the…




Third And Longs Put Steelers At Long Odds To Succeed

Yesterday, against the best defense in the league, the Pittsburgh Steelers ran 59 offensive plays, putting up 396 total yards, and averaging 6.7 offensive yards per play. While they only rushed for 85 yards, they averaged 4.5 yards per attempt—thanks to a 40-yard end around. And Ben Roethlisberger and the…


Ben Roethlisberger’s Shoulder Not Enough To Lift Steelers

Against the best secondary in the NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed 24 of 37 passes for a completion percentage of 65, throwing for 339 yards. In 17 regular season and postseason games, the Broncos have only given up 300 yards through the air twice, and both games were…


Sammie Coates Able To End Rookie Season On Personal High Note

You wanted him—and we know you do, we’ve gotten the Tweets—and you got him. Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Sammie Coates was not only active for the team against the Broncos in the Divisional round last evening, he also made an impact on the game, serving in a role made…