Archive | Downloads

Steelers Film Room: Chris Hubbard Against The Panthers

By Alex Kozora Another bubble player – and arguably the biggest surprise – to make the Pittsburgh Steelers’ opening 53 man roster was guard Chris Hubbard. We’ll evaluate his performance from Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. THE GOOD 1. 1st and 10, 1:54 2nd. Shows proper hand placement along with the ability […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures5 Comments

Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Jarvis Jones

It doesn’t seem likely that Jarvis Jones will be able to silence his critics until he starts racking up the sacks. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2013 first-round draft pick got off to a good start in the opening preseason game by recording a sack, but he, like most of the team, suffered a poor showing in […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures24 Comments

Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Brett Keisel

The Pittsburgh Steelers released their first official depth chart of the season yesterday, and it has Brett Keisel listed as the backup right defensive end. The Steelers still list Cameron Heyward as starting on the left side, rather than the right side, but I don’t expect that to be the case. He should be on […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures5 Comments

Steelers vs Panthers Film Review: Defensive Third Down Struggles

One of the biggest issues that haunted the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense a year ago—other than lack of a pass rush, the inability to create turnovers, and giving up an inordinate number of big plays, of course—was getting off the field on third downs. Last year, the Steelers allowed 91 of the 230 third downs that […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures1 Comment

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Initial 53 Man Roster, Practice Squad & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 12 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get busy right away discussing the initial 53 man roster of the Pittsburgh Steelers following the final roster moves made on Saturday. We talk about several of the decisions and the few surprises. The Steelers also have now set their initial practice squad, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Downloads, Podcast6 Comments

Steelers Film Room: Michael Palmer Against The Panthers

By Alex Kozora Since he was one of the bubble players who landed on the Pittsburgh Steelers initial 53 man roster, here’s a breakdown of tight end Michael Palmer’s performance against the Carolina Panthers. THE GOOD 1. 1st and 10, 9:16 1st. First snap of the game for the offense. Palmer lined up as the lone […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures5 Comments

Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind – Second Half

By Alex Kozora My final game notes of the 2014 preseason. Observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 loss to the hands of the Carolina Panthers. Second Half – Josh Harris knocked aside in pass protection. – Veteran play by Darrius Heyward-Bey on this run block. Safety walks down into the box at the last second so DHB cracks […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures4 Comments

Steelers Vs. Panthers Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora My final game notes of the 2014 preseason. Observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 loss to the hands of the Carolina Panthers. First Half – First team kick coverage unit consisted of backup. Shouldn’t put much stock into it but we’ll note it anyway. The group L-R. Isaiah Green, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Josh […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures6 Comments

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Panthers Recap, Final 53 Man Roster Predictions & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 11 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I start this show off by recapping the play Thursday night by the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 10-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers in the 2014 preseason finale at Heinz Field. We discuss the individual performances of players such as Darrius Heyward-Bey, Jarvis Jones, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Downloads, Podcast3 Comments

Steelers Film Room: T Kelvin Beachum Against The Eagles

By Alex Kozora A breakdown of the play of Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Kelvin Beachum against the Philadelphia Eagles last Thursday night. THE GOOD 1. 3rd and 6, 11:51 1st. Beachum’s punch is too poor and too high, closer to the helmet of defensive end Brandon Graham. It looks like Graham is going to be able to slip past and hit the edge. But […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures8 Comments

Steelers Film Room: Rookie TE Rob Blanchflower Against The Eagles

By Alex Kozora A breakdown of the play of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie tight end Rob Blanchflower against the Philadelphia Eagles last Thursday night. THE GOOD 1. 3rd and 7, 13:23 4th. He releases late on his route but the area to focus on here is his chip. Rookie defensive lineman Taylor Hart loops around on a stunt and Blanchflower […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures15 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Martavis Bryant

Although the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t necessarily counting on rookie receiver Martavis Bryant to become an integral part of the offense in his first year, Ben Roethlisberger and the rest of the offense would certainly like to see him force his way into the equation. His performances thus far in the first three preseason games have […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures25 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Wesley Johnson

For the second game in a row, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie offensive lineman Wesley Johnson logged significant time at center, and once again, he acquitted himself well, played above the line, and undoubtedly inspired another cliché or two in the process. It’s not that Johnson is vying for a starting job or anything of that nature, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures9 Comments

Audio: Wednesday Interview With David Todd On ESPN 970 Radio

Wednesday afternoon, I joined David Todd for an interview on his show that can be heard on ESPN 970 Radio. We covered several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers as the head into their preseason finale Thursday night at Heinz Field against the Carolina Panthers. You can listed the interview below and make sure to tune […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads4 Comments

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Roster Cuts, Analytics, Tomlin Presser & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 10 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I start this show off by talking about the first round of roster cuts made Tuesday by the Pittsburgh Steelers. We go player by player and talk about why they were waived and it what it might mean for several other players still on the […]

Read the full story

Posted in Downloads, Podcast8 Comments

Steelers Film Room: New Defensive Looks Against Eagles

By Alex Kozora With Thursday being the Pittsburgh Steelers dress rehearsal, the defense became more complex than usual. Factor in a Philadelphia Eagles exotic offense and it forced the Steelers to show a lot of new or rare looks. We’ll break down some of these below. Things to file away for during the year. 1. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures27 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Heath Miller

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had the luxury of tight end Heath Miller’s services for nine full seasons now, with 2014 being his tenth. Although he has only been named to a pair of Pro Bowls during that time, his value to the team has gone far beyond mere accolades. Miller is an increasingly rare breed […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures10 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: David DeCastro

Among the more consistent performers this preseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been right guard David DeCastro, the team’s first-round draft pick from 2012. The right side of the offensive line as a whole, in fact, has been among the few highlights for the Steelers during the preseason. DeCastro at times flashed hints of dominance […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures4 Comments

Tomlin Says Play In Steelers Preseason Finale Has Earned Players Roster Spots In Past

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin still is willing to make adjustments to his final 53 man roster based on what may or may not transpire Thursday night at Heinz Field against the Carolina Panthers in the 2014 preseason finale During his Tuesday during his press conference, Tomlin was asked if players have ever won […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures19 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Jarvis Jones

There seems to be no shortage of criticism for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ other recent linebacker drafted in the first round, Jarvis Jones. The second-year edge rusher is coming off a frustrating rookie season that he’s understandably sick of talking about, hoping that experience and strength training would lead to a more productive year two. Jones […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures21 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Lawrence Timmons

On a night on which nearly every player performed below expectations, it’s difficult to cull much positivity, particularly on the defensive side of the ball, from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. The first-team defense played a full three quarters of the game, and allowed 31 points in the process, including […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures8 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Ryan Shazier

Rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier had an impressive debut in week two of the preseason in a performance that raised already high expectations for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first-round draft pick. Last week’s test against the Philadelphia Eagles saw Shazier come back down to earth a bit, though he did say after the game that stamina […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures9 Comments

Audio: Monday Interview With Brian Tripp On ESPN 1450 Radio

Monday afternoon I talked to Brian Tripp on ESPN 1450 Radio about the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night in addition to looking ahead to the preseason finale this coming Thursday night at Heinz Field against the Carolina Panthers. This interview will air again on Tuesday afternoon and you can listed to […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads3 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Maurkice Pouncey

As the preseason progresses, it certainly seems to be looking more and more as though the Pittsburgh Steelers have a right side of the offensive line in place that could remain together and play at a high level for several years to come. The right side should experience significant improvements over last season, from David […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures7 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Cameron Heyward

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward emerged as one of the team’s key players on the defensive side of the ball last year, but he hasn’t quite been able to continue the pace he set for himself last season thus far. Through three preseason games, his play up to this point has in general been […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures45 Comments

Steelers vs Eagles Film Review: Jason Worilds

There’s something about the Pittsburgh Steelers that drives many of their fans to become amateur scouts of sorts, seemingly more than most teams, at least in my experience. They record the games and re-watch them on their own so that they can be informed with first-hand accounts of player performances. From what I’ve gathered, however, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Article, Downloads, Pictures27 Comments

If you enjoy our content & podcast, feel free to buy us a cup of coffee below.
Shop for 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Nike and New Era Team Gear at Fanatics

Archives