Steelers Kept Their QBs Cleaner Than Any Other Team This Season

There may well be no team in the league better than the Pittsburgh Steelers when it comes to having a positive differential in pressure. Bolstered by their league-leading 56 sacks, the defense was among the most consistent in providing pressure on opposing quarterbacks this year, while the offense surrendered among…


Jaguars Come Into Pittsburgh Looking To Party Like It’s 2007

So now we know who the enemy is, and it is the one that we have long anticipated. The Jacksonville Jaguars will be returning to the scene of the crime, with the Pittsburgh Steelers hosting them for the Divisional Round in Heinz Field. And with them, they will be bringing…




Kozora: Secondary Communication Primary Problem In Steelers Playoff Run

“What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.” That quote from Cool Hand Luke is how I would sum up the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary. A failure to communicate. One half is speaking English, the other half talks in Klingon. Oh sure, the team has discussed it all year long….


2017 Postseason Bye Evaluation Break: ILB Sean Spence

We weren’t able to get around to talking about every single notable player for the Pittsburgh Steelers during our midseason evaluations at the bye week, so as we have another bye week and a brief pause in football, I wanted to take this time to circle back a bit and…


Steelers Defensive Charting: Regular Season Results

Back to round out the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2017 season. Combing through our big chart we keep track of all season long (Matthew does the offense, I the defense). Final numbers on a lot of the things I know you guys are interested in. Let’s take a look under the hood….



Film Room: Tyson Alualu Has Career Day Over Browns

Where would the Pittsburgh Steelers be without Tyson Alualu this season? It’s a bit hard to say. We saw how much they struggled at times a season ago while dealing with injuries along the defensive line, and it wasn’t pretty. While he is something of a downgrade as a pass-rusher,…


Keith Butler Praises L.J. Fort’s Instincts In Role As Dime Linebacker

When you lose a player as important as Ryan Shazier, there is no seamless transitioning to a Plan B. Even several games since the Pittsburgh Steelers’ lone defensive Pro Bowler’s injury, the defense is still working on feeling out the best ways, using the best personnel, to make up for…




Panthers Vs. Saints Wildcard Game Open Discussion Thread

Three Wildcard games and one to go. The final Wildcard Round game of the 2017-2018 NFL playoffs is about to get underway and it features the New Orleans Saints hosting the Carolina Panthers in a game that will decide who will play the Minnesota Vikings in next week’s Divisional Round….