Tomlin Believes ‘Better Days Lie Ahead’ For Steelers TE Jesse James

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James certainly won’t be going to the Pro Bowl anytime soon but with that obvious fact out of the way, the Penn State product has shown some improvement in all areas of his game in just his second season in the league. In the Steelers…


Pittsburgh Police Review Board Investigating Porter Arrest

A short update to the story of Joey Porter’s arrest. While a full police report has been filed, the Pittsburgh Police Review Board will be investigating the officer’s claims, according to Pittsburgh’s WPXI.  The investigation will be launched to ensure Pittsburgh Police followed correct procedures in Porter’s arrest. From WPXI:…



David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Wild Card Week: Steelers Versus Dolphins

(This is long and filled with quotes from my recap of the week six meeting between these two teams, which the Dolphins won 30-15, as points of reference to analyze what changed in this matchup. You’ve been forewarned) The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their playoff run Sunday with a  30-12 win…


The Perspective Of An Average Steelers Fan: Miami At Pittsburgh

Usually, I like to get to games at least three hours before kickoff. Not really a tailgater; but like to wander outside the Heinz Field environs after disembarking from the Gateway Clipper; maybe drink a beverage or two and stop at Stage AE to listen to some live music. Then…


Tomlin Open To Using Justin Gilbert Again To Help Limit Travis Kelce

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday in the Divisional Round of the playoffs and that means they’ll be looking to once again limit their great tight end Travis Kelce in the passing game for a second time this season. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin talked about the challenges Kelce presents…


Tomlin Explains Why He Didn’t Pull Roethlisberger Late In Win Over Dolphins

The Pittsburgh Steelers appear to have dodged a bullet when it comes to the injured foot that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sustained late in Sunday’s win over the Miami Dolphins as it looks like he’ll be good to go for the Sunday Divisional Round playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs….


Special Teams Far From Special, Per Tomlin

A joke. A pun. Laughing to keep from crying. That’s how I interpret what Mike Tomlin said about his special teams unit at today’s press conference. “We’ve not been special on special teams,” Tomlin said. Tomlin attributed some of that to injuries. Not having Darrius Heyward-Bey for part of the…


Tomlin On Porter: The NFL Is A Privilege, Not A Right

Mike Tomlin opened up his Tuesday press conference with a brief statement on Joey Porter, who was placed on leave by the team yesterday. “To be involved in the National Football League is an honor and a privilege, not a right, and we should respect it as such,” Tomlin told…


Steelers Injury Report: TE Ladarius Green Still In Concussion Protocol

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday in the Divisional Round of the playoffs and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the health of his team during his Tuesday press conference. Tomlin said Tuesday that tight end Ladarius Green (concussion) is still in protocol and that the team…


Roethlisberger On Injured Foot: ‘I’m Doing Well’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger injured his right foot late in Sunday’s win over the Miami Dolphins but all signs continue to point to him being ready to play in the Divisional Round playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs. During his Tuesday morning interview on 93.7 The Fan, Roethlisberger…


Joey Porter’s Unfortunate Actions A Distraction Only To Himself

You have no doubt heard by now that Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter was arrested in the night following the team’s Wildcard Round victory over the Dolphins. Yesterday, the team officially placed him on leave, which may leave his future status with the organization up in the air….


Film Room: Bell, Gilbert Dart Their Way To Historic Day

Le’Veon Bell had the best statistical rushing performance in Pittsburgh Steelers’ history against the Miami Dolphins. A lot of that was on Bell for his patience, vision, and ability to finish runs. You can also thank the offensive line for doing a great job and Mike Munchak for throwing wrinkles…