Darrius Heyward-Bey

Steelers Film Room: Darrius Heyward-Bey Vs Browns

Over the course of his second season with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the role of wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey has ebbed and flowed, loosely corresponding with the ups and downs of wide receiver Martavis Bryant. Because of Bryant’s mid-week illness, and an early neck injury, in conjunction with recent struggles, he…

Will Johnson

Steelers Film Room: Will Johnson Vs Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers may be down one member of their backfield on Saturday depending on whether or not their starting running back, DeAngelo Williams, is able to play through a foot injury suffered in the regular season finale, but there is one member of the backfield that they know they…

Marcus Gilbert

Steelers Film Room: Marcus Gilbert Vs Browns II

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert just completed the best regular season of his professional career, nearly escaping without allowing a sack on the year. Many within the organization believed he was deserving of Pro Bowl recognition, and were disappointed for him when he was not rewards with the accolade….

Matt Spaeth

Steelers Film Room: Matt Spaeth Vs Ravens

Veteran tight end Matt Spaeth often tends to be overlooked. Then again, he doesn’t exactly serve a very prominent role as the second tight end who primary duties come as an unheralded run blocker, rather than a pass catcher. But prominent does not equal important, and Spaeth has been a…

Ryan Shazier

Steelers Film Room: Ryan Shazier Vs Ravens

Former first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier is nearly through his second NFL season, which has once again been an injury-plagued campaign that has limited his growth. But he has managed to assume play-calling duties, which has at the same time made it more difficult for him to play with consistency….

Brandon Boykin

Steelers Film Room: Brandon Boykin Vs Ravens

Over the course of the past month, Brandon Boykin has stepped up in the pecking order to finally become the primary nickel back for the Pittsburgh Steelers, playing a majority of the team’s snaps in each of the past four games. On Sunday, in fact, it was the first time…

Jarvis Jones

Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones Vs Ravens

There is not a whole lot to say about Jarvis Jones at this point. For the moment, it doesn’t appear as though he is poised to make any more significant developments, either in his game or in his pass rushing repertoire. What he is now may end up being what…

Cameron Heyward

Steelers Film Room: Cameron Heyward Vs Broncos

Though he didn’t make the Pro Bowl, you would be hard-pressed to find a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, their coaching staff, or their front office, that doesn’t consider fifth-year defensive end Cameron Heyward one anyway. For the second straight year, he leads the team in sacks and has posted…

Robert Golden

Steelers Film Room: Robert Golden Vs Broncos

Over the course of the past two weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers have experimented more with their dime, or quarters, defensive package, which includes six defensive backs, among them a third safety. Robert Golden served as the third safety on Sunday against the Broncos, typically on obvious passing situations such as…

Martavis Bryant

Steelers Film Room: Martavis Bryant Vs Broncos

Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant is certainly becoming an enigmatic player. He is immensely talented, but there are still key elements of his game that are holding him back from his full potential, including his hands and his jump ball consistency. But one of his defining traits has…