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LaMarr Woodley & Lawrence Timmons Pass Rush Stats Against Titans

Below are the play by play pass rushing breakdowns of Steelers linebackers LaMarr Woodley and Lawrence Timmons from this past Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. I compiled these to see just how much attention the Titans paid to outside linebackers in pass protection and the answer is not much. In…


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Steelers Troy Polamalu Animated Gif Blowing Up Screen Versus Titans

As if you needed any other proof that Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is back healthy and totally deserving of the contract extension he received prior to the start of the season, all you need to see is the play he made against the Tennessee Titans this past Sunday during the…


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Breaking Down The Woodley Hood Sack Against The Titans

Perhaps the most impressive sack this past Sunday was the 3rd down and 8 sack in the 2nd quarter that LaMarr Woodley and Ziggy Hood split. So much went on in that play that it is great to see via the coaches tape view from behind the play. You can…


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Steelers Titans Week 5 Offensive Participation Chart & Personnel

Below are the offensive personnel packages, play counts and participation chart for the Steelers week 5 win against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. The first thing of note this week is that the Steelers used two tight ends or more on 39 of the 63 non-penalty plays this past week….


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Steelers Jaguars Week 6 Practice Injury Report – Wednesday

The Steelers started their practice preparations on Wednesday for the upcoming week 6 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Heinz Field. The Wednesday injury report is out and it shows that defensive end Aaron Smith (foot), linebacker James Harrison (eye), guard Chris Kemoeatu (knee), tackle Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), nose tackle…


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SI Poll: James Harrison Voted Meanest Player By Fellow Players

According to a recent Sports Illustrated poll of NFL players, Steelers linebacker James Harrison was voted as the meanest player in football. Harrison received 35% of the votes and was the easy winner over Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, who finished second with 15% of the vote. Rounding out the top…


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The Terrible Podcast – Vito Stellino Interview Episode

Season 2, Episode 29 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I open with a look at the injury report as delivered by Mike Tomlin at his Tuesday press conference. This week\’s presser lacked some of the surprise of weeks past, which is a good thing if…


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Report: Tomlin Not Happy With Jaguars Beat Writers 2007 Playoff Questions

This story is still developing and the information is second hand, but reportedly Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin hung up on the Jacksonville Jaguars beat writers today during his conference call after being peppered with questions about the 2007 playoff loss to the Jaguars. Tania Ganguli, who covers the Jaguars…



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Ben Roethlisberger Named AFC Offensive Player Of The Week

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week following his 5 touchdown performance against the Tennessee Titans this past Sunday. Roethlisberger was 24-34 passing on the afternoon for 228 yards. The five touchdown performance tied a single-game team record Roethlisberger already shares with former…


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Mike Tomlin Has Legitimate Beef With Early Unnecessary Roughness Penalty

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked today during his Tuesday press conference about the unnecessary roughness penalty early in the game on safety Ryan Clark after a false start was called on Titans tight end Craig Stevens. Tomlin replied, “Your guess is as good as mine. I\’m still trying…


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Steelers Titans Week 5 Defensive Participation Chart

Below is the defensive participation chart for the Steelers week 5 game versus the Tennessee Titans this past Sunday. The Steelers really mixed things up this week due to the injuries. The first thing that jumps out is that Chris Carter got on the field this week for 15 non-penalty…


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Steelers Titans Week 5 Offensive Line Breakdown Report

The offensive line breakdown of the Steelers win this past Sunday against the Tennessee Titans is finished and it was a joy breaking this game down. It was pretty evident the line benefited from the quick passing game and limited success that the running game provided. Outside of a few…


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Ben Roethlisberger Nominated For FedEx Air Player Of The Week Award

Thanks to his five touchdown passes and 228 yards passing this past Sunday against the Titans, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been nominated for the FedEx Air & Ground player of the week award. Roethlisberger tied his career best in touchdown passes for a game and only had one ill…