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Steelers Film Room: Steelers Vs Patriots Sack Breakdown

As we have done for every game the last two years, we’ll breakdown each sack allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers. In Week One, the Steelers gave up two. 1. 4:48 1st, 2nd and 12. Steelers are in 12 personnel with seven in to block against a five man rush. Does…



Week One: Steelers Vs Patriots First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered an opening day loss by the score of 28-21 against the New England Patriots. Below are some notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the game. Unsurprisingly, the Steelers opened up the game out of a 12 look, which figures to be their most…


Steelers vs. Patriots: Tom Brady’s Week 1 Passing Chart

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady completed 25 of the 32 passes that he attempted Thursday night in his team’s win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and while he did throw for 288 yards in the game, most of his throws traveled less than 10 yards in the air past the…



David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their season opener 28-21 to the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts in the inaugural game of the 2015 NFL season. The overturning of Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension in relation to DeflateGate was the major storyline…


Steelers Prepared To Watch New-Look 49ers Tonight

After a disappointing Week 1 loss to the New England Patriots this past Thursday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers will look to channel an extra three days of rest into a win in their home opener against the San Francisco 49ers next Sunday. The 49ers will be working on a short…



Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Patriots Notes

Game notes from the season opener between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots. First Half – Kick return unit: Front five: Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and  Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden directly behind him. Matt Spaeth and Will Johnson the next pair with Roosevelt Nix behind…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week One

The 2015 edition of the Pittsburgh Steelers are off and running like a herd of turtles as the opening season match against the integrity-challenged New England Patriots provided as predictable an outcome as it was disappointing. Even the casual follower of their 1-4 preseason would know the Black and Gold…


Jordan Todman Should Have Coaches’ Trust By Week Two

After failing to identify an appropriate backup running back for the first two games of the regular season to work behind DeAngelo Williams, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ initial 53-man roster included just two running backs—the aforementioned Williams, and second-year Dri Archer, who is as much wide receiver as he is a…


Todd Haley Finds New Tackle-Eligible In Alejandro Villanueva

26-year-old Alejandro Villanueva officially completed his transition from Army Ranger to NFL player on Thursday night, not simply getting a helmet on opening night for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but also getting the call for five snaps as a tackle-eligible extra blocker along the goal line. Villanueva’s five snaps were split…


Steelers Penalties Along O-Line Unfortunate, But Not Concerning

While the Pittsburgh Steelers offense was largely successful moving the ball between the 20s, as they long have been through the length of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s career, the team once again struggled inside the red zone, or within opponent territory in general. And one of the more understated, but significant,…


Veteran Heath Miller Quietly Productive To Start The Season

Seemingly lost amidst the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers were unable to capitalize on their offensive opportunities during Thursday’s loss against the New England Patriots is the fact that veteran tight end Heath Miller quietly had a very productive game as a pass catcher, among the better efforts, statistically, in…