Robert Golden

Steelers Film Room: Robert Golden Vs Broncos

One thing that first-year defensive coordinator Keith Butler has shown in his debut in that role is a willingness to be adaptable, to experiment, to tweak. One of the late-season changes that the Pittsburgh Steelers adapted to counteract passing offense was to start using more dime defense and taking Lawrence…

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Ryan Shazier

Steelers Film Room: Ryan Shazier Vs Bengals

Ryan Shazier played a good game for the Pittsburgh Steelers during the Wildcard game, that much is no secret. It’s likely that the team would have lost had he not played, given his 13 tackles, two passes defensed, and two forced fumbled, with one recovery. But while it was not…

Jesse James

Steelers Film Room Jesse James Vs Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers actually managed to use a fair bit of 12 personnel against the Bengals, but that wasn’t necessarily the surprising part. The bigger surprise is that rookie tight end Jesse James actually took the majority of the TE2 snaps during the game, outplaying Matt Spaeth by snap count…

Jarvis Jones

Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones Vs Bengals

It may not have seemed like it to some, but during the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Wildcard round, Jarvis Jones and James Harrison played roughly the same amount of snaps, hovering near the 50 percent mark, and they also had roughly the same level of production, with the stat sheets for each…

Fitzgerald Toussaint

Steelers Film Room: Fitzgerald Toussaint Vs Bengals

Entering the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Wildcard game against the Bengals, Fitzgerald Toussaint totaled 81 yards in nine career NFL games. he added 118 total yards to that figure by the time the game ended, including 17 yards on two receptions on the game-winning drive, among them a key seven-yard reception on…

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Steelers Film Room: Darrius Heyward-Bey Vs Bengals

While he may have lost some playing time to the resurging Martavis Bryant, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey still got his playing time on offense in the Wildcard game last week, logging a couple dozen snaps, close to a third of the team’s total offensive plays. He did not…