Blake Bortles Was The NFL’s Worst Third Down Road QB In 2017

Even though the Jacksonville Jaguars compiled a 10-6 record during the regular season and ultimately won the AFC South division, the organization probably isn’t still fully sold on the future of quarterback Blake Bortles with the franchise and especially when you look at his third down passing numbers from this…


Steelers Playoff X-Factors

It is ideal for Super Bowl-caliber teams to have all three components in order to be successful. Those components being a strong offense, stout defense and clutch special teams. The Pittsburgh Steelers have various players who contribute to the success of their team as a whole; and have certain guys who…


Jaguars Know Ben Roethlisberger Won’t Have A Repeat Performance

Ben Roethlisberger played his worst game of the season against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Toss in some bad luck and poor performances from his supporting cast, and you get that ugly five interception, blowout loss. But the Jaguars’ coaching staff knows not to expect that a second time. They’re going to…


Jaguars Run Defense Has Improved Greatly Since DT Marcell Dareus Arrived

How many of you remember what the main narrative was about the Jacksonville Jaguars defense prior to them facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 5? Forget? In short, the main narrative was that the Jaguars run defense was awful and that was based pretty much on the fact that they…


Jaguars Playoff Injury Report: Starting LBs Smith, Posluszny Sit Out Wednesday

The Jacksonville Jaguars have wrapped up their Wednesday practice ahead of their Sunday playoff road game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and their first injury report of the week has the names of 11 players on it. Not practicing on Wednesday for the Jaguars were cornerback Aaron Colvin (illness), linebacker Telvin Smith…


Steelers Playoff Injury Report: CB Artie Burns Dealing With Wednesday Knee Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Wednesday practice ahead of their Sunday home playoff game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and the team’s first official injury report of the week includes the names of four players on it. #Steelers Practice Report – FULL: Antonio Brown (calf)LIMITED: BJ Finney (thigh),…


Ryan Shazier Attends Steelers Wednesday Practice In Wheelchair

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier was able to attend practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering his back injury just over a month ago. Shazier, who is apparently still having to use a wheelchair to get around, posted his thoughts on Instagram after attending the Steelers Wednesday practice….



Ben Roethlisberger Says He Doesn’t Think Sunday Will Be His Last Game

Though the focus is entirely on this Sunday, whenever the Pittsburgh Steelers ends, the focus will all go in one direction. Squarely on Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger, who hinted at retirement last year, which sent the world into a tizzy, sounded a little more confident about returning for 2018. Speaking to…


Analyst Calls Ben Roethlisberger Most Trustworthy QB In Playoffs

Usually any sort of playoff QB ranking has Tom Brady at the top of the list. But there’s an exception to every rule. Consider this one the exception. NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal has an interesting article out that ranks each of the remaining playoff QBs but their “trustworthiness,” And it’s Ben…



Steelers Used Off Week To Fix Deep Ball Problems

One of the biggest worries about the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into the playoffs is the deep ball. Not on offense, they’re starting to find their groove there, but defensively. We’ve talked your ear off about how many chunk plays they’ve allowed through the air over the second half of the…


Film Room: Steelers Running Game Needs To Keep Steering Right

The Pittsburgh Steelers will face a familiar foe this weekend as they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars. The two teams squared off once this season, a pain inducing contest where quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw a career high five interceptions. The Steelers will look to avoid a similar catastrophic event this…


Film Room: Steelers Go Heavy With Tight Ends In Finale

While I wouldn’t necessarily categorize the Pittsburgh Steelers as one of the more creative offenses in the league, they do employ more varied sets than many might expect, and that extends to using players in unconventional ways—most recently, wide receivers in tight end roles, primarily enabled by the acquisition of…


Steelers Really Have Evolved Since Last Meeting With Jacksonville

During his press conference yesterday, Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin talked about how the game tape from the team’s previous meeting with the Jacksonville Jaguars could only inform their strategy for the rematch so much because both teams had evolved significant since then. I thought it would be interesting…