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Health Status Of Cortez Allen Perplexing, Concerning

Pittsburgh Steelers fifth-year cornerback Cortez Allen is just a year removed from signing a five-year, $30-million that was to have locked him up in the starting lineup for at least the next half-decade or so. Things have not exactly gone as planned since then, having been demoted after starting five…


Return Of Ryan Shazier Welcome News After Missing A Month

The Pittsburgh Steelers have invested heavily in the linebacker position over the course of the previous three drafts, but on Sunday night, they were forced to make do with two of their three most recent first-round picks. Head coach Mike Tomlin said yesterday that he expects both Jarvis Jones and…




Steelers Film Room: Cardinals Sack Breakdown

We’ll take a quick look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ sack breakdown. A quick look because the team only gave up one. Let’s get to the film. 1. 1st and 10, 8:11 1st. Seven block, plus the running back check/releasing against a three man rush. The Steelers’ woes of giving up…


Tomlin Explains Decision To Keep Vick In Sunday’s Game

Mike Tomlin chose to play Mike Vick for the entire first half of Sunday’s win, resorting to Landry Jones only when Vick went down with a hamstring injury on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first possession of the third quarter. No one expected Jones to play that well but there was certainly…


Steelers Film Room: Antwon Blake

Speaking strictly as a football player, there are few players I respect more than Antwon Blake. Coming out of UTEP, not one NFL team thought highly enough of the diminutive corner to risk a draft choice on him, as Blake was signed by Jacksonville as a free agent. They said…


Steelers Film Room: Vick Limiting Haley’s Playbook

At this point, it seems likely Landry Jones will start Sunday afternoon over Mike Vick. If for no other reason, the health, or lack of, from Vick. But if we were to assume Vick was healthy, and wanted to demonstrate a clear reason for Jones over him, we just have…






Rash Of Injuries Testing Steelers’ Paper-Thin Depth

When it comes to depth, the Pittsburgh Steelers have not always been the envy of the league in recent years. Even though I believe they have done a better job over the past year or two of insulating themselves at a few positions, it has been a while since they…


Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Ran 131.26 Yards On Final TD

It was great to see Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant back in action on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals and he did not disappoint in his 2015 debut. Bryant caught six passes in the game for 137 total yards and two touchdowns. His final score of the game is…