Steelers Vs Bears Positional Grades

Well, that was a disaster. As they have multiple times in the Mike Tomlin era, the Pittsburgh Steelers dropped a game on the road that they absolutely shouldn’t have, falling to the Chicago Bears in Soldier Field Sunday, 23-17, in overtime. Outside of another average offensive performance for the black…


Trade Acquisitions Make An Impact In Losing Effort To Bears

The Pittsburgh Steelers made some uncharacteristic personnel moves late in the preseason this year when they made not one, but two trades for talent from other rosters, players who have starting experience and have value. They acquired tight end Vance McDonald from the 49ers, and then added safety J.J. Wilcox…


Alejandro Villanueva Has Fastest Selling Jersey Over Last 24 Hours

Alejandro Villanueva’s jersey and merchandise has skyrocketed to tops of the league over the last 24 hours, per a report from ESPN. Jeremy Fowler got the information from a spokesman from Fanatics, the NFL’s online store. “A spokesman for Fanatics, which runs the NFL’s online store, confirmed to ESPN that,…


Steelers Week 3 Turning Point: Field Goal Block

In a game full of big plays and turnovers, it was the last few seconds of the first half that stole the headlines in this week’s Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Chicago Bears. In a highlight that you will surely see plenty of times over the next week, Bears cornerback Sherrick…




David DeCastro Agrees Steelers Play Down To Opponent

It’s been one of the recurring themes in the Mike Tomlin era: playing down to the opponent. Dave Bryan had the great stat on Twitter yesterday. #Steelers now 11-6 On Road Under Tomlin When Favored By 7-Points Or More — Steelers Depot (@Steelersdepot) September 24, 2017 David DeCastro was asked…


2017 South Side Questions: Biggest On-Field Takeaway From Bears Game?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions…


Muffed Punt Testing Length Of Eli Rogers’ Leash As Return Man

A lot of players had a bad day for the Pittsburgh Steelers to help crystalize a disheartening overtime loss in Chicago yesterday, but what really got the ball of turds rolling was the rough outing for third-year wide receiver Eli Rogers, who was a non-factor on offense, but only all…


Tomlin: ‘We Come Out Of Locker Rooms To Play Football Games’

It has become exceedingly obvious over the course of the past few days that, try as we all might, it is ultimately impossible to deny the reality that football exists within reality, and not in a vacuum, played by active citizens. We have seen sports and politics intersect in a…


Film Room: Where The Steelers Run Defense Went Wrong

First off, it’s important to point out nearly everything went wrong Sunday for the Pittsburgh Steelers. I thought Javon Hargrave did well…and that’s about it. Heck, maybe with the Coaches Tape, I’ll even find out he struggled. I may go insane if that happens. But there were certainly a couple of plays…


Watch: Steelers Vs Bears Initial Analysis

As usual, breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ performance, this time, a disappointing 23-17 loss to the Chicago Bears. We discuss what went wrong, which was pretty much everything, and where the team goes from here. Like always, let me know your thoughts in the comments below. I’m sure you have…


Steelers Vs. Bears: Player Snap Counts – Week 3

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered their first loss of the 2017 regular season on Sunday as the Chicago Bears beat them 23-17 at Soldier Field. The snap counts from the game have now been compiled and while there aren’t many surprises included in them, there are a few totals worth pointing…


Two Stalled Drives In Final Five Minutes An Eyesore Of Execution

There are many moments to point to as to when the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game yesterday was lost. Ultimately, for me, the defining moment—or moments—of failure were in the closing moments of regulation. The offense had not one, but two opportunities to author a game-winning drive in a tie score in…


Terrell Watson Has Successful Cameo As Short-Yardage Back

I don’t know about you, but I found it to be quite an interesting moment in the middle of the second quarter of yesterday’s game for the Pittsburgh Steelers when the coaching staff elected to remove Le’Veon Bell from the game, replacing him with Terrell Watson for the purpose of…