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Film Room: Steelers Running Well On Passing Downs

One of the areas in which the Pittsburgh Steelers struggled most on the offensive side of the ball during the early portions of the 2017 regular season has been establishing an effective early-downs running game, the lack of which has forced them to spend far too much time playing behind…


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…







Film Room: Big Ben Not Lacking In Effort

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been under fire this week—and rightfully so—for the quality of his play on Sunday against the Jaguars. But I think he has also been subject to a lot of unfair accusations, the most pernicious of which being, essentially, that he has already checked out….



Film Room: Turnover-Worthy Throws Through 1st Quarter 2017

As promised, I began a mission this season to track specifically throws by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterbacks—ideally, every pass will be thrown by Ben Roethlisberger—that were not only poor—or necessary poor—but which by rights could have, and in many cases should have, resulted in a clear interception. This informal ‘statistic’, such…


Film Room: McDonald An Asset In Run Game

Since coming aboard, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has caught a lot of flak for what he hasn’t been catching—the football. Through three games played, he has been targeted twice on two passes that could have been catches, and he did not come down with either of them. Now,…


Film Room: Maurkice Pouncey On The Move

I don’t know if Maurkice Pouncey will ever fully regain his form to 100 percent of the level that once made him arguably the best center in the game, but for the Pittsburgh Steelers, he is still plenty good, and offers little to complain about, especially in pass protection. One…