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Film Room: Roosevelt Nix Due To Block A Punt

They say that good things come to those who wait, but it wouldn’t seem to me that Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix is a man who can be accurately portrayed as a patient man. And it seems that each week he gets closer and closer to accomplishing in a meaningful…



Smith-Schuster Could Continue Taking Work From Martavis Bryant

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was penalized twice while failing to even garner a look in the passing game during his NFL debut in the team’s season opener. He has since added another two penalties, balanced out by two touchdowns. The 20-year-old became the youngest player in decades…



Steelers Vs Chiefs X Factor: JuJu Smith-Schuster

As we will do every Saturday to get you ready for the week’s game, our X Factor of the week. Sometimes it’s a player, unit, concept, or scheme. What will make or break the Pittsburgh Steelers as take on the Kansas City Chiefs. X Factor: JuJu Smith-Schuster JuJu Smith-Schuster has already been…


Steelers’ Red Zone Defense Quietly Having Similar Issues As Offense

You’re well aware of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ issues on offense, chiefly, in the red zone. Less talked about are the Steelers’ problems on the defensive side of the ball, an area they grade out worse than the offense. Through five weeks, they have the fifth worse red zone defense, allowing…




What To Do With James Harrison

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler said that 39-year-old outside linebacker James Harrison is going to dress for the first time in the past three weeks after being a healthy scratch two games in a row. Harrison said that he’s heard that he’s going to dress, but he has “no…


Untested Pass Defense Will Face Challenge In Travis Kelce

Through the first five games of the 2016 regular season, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has been his usual difference-making self. He is already up to 29 receptions for 353 yards and a pair of touchdowns. The receptions and yardage numbers rank second only to the Eagles’ Zach…


2017 South Side Questions: Will O-Line Take Step Forward Sunday?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions…


Steelers vs. Chiefs: Week 6 Key Matchups

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a rough start to this 2017 season. 3-2 sounds decent for an average NFL team; however, this team is well beyond average. Last year, the Steelers were ranked #7 in total offense. This year: #17. And for many who believe the Steelers offense is their…


2017 NFL Week 6: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of yinz once again. I hope all of yinz are now recovered from the Pittsburgh Steelers home loss last Sunday to the Jacksonville Jaguars. What a mess of a game that one was. The Steelers will play the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium…


Todd Haley Says He Hasn’t Seen Any Dropoff In Roethlisberger’s Play

While the talk of the week has been on Ben Roethlisberger’s play and future, including by yours truly, Todd Haley doesn’t seem nearly as concerned as the rest of us. Speaking with reporters yesterday, Haley said he hasn’t seen any dropoff with his quarterback’s play. “I haven’t seen any dropoff…


Steelers 2017 Week 5 Special Teams Report

I think you know what time it is. It’s Friday, so that means (more likely than not for the next few months) that it’s special-teams fun time. in what is not even remotely a twist, today we will look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ performance on Sunday against the Jaguars. The…