Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Lions

Let’s get weird. – First, the box score. The 20-15 Pittsburgh Steelers win is the first such score in franchise history, win or lose. The last score league wide took place December 23rd, 2001. – JuJu Smith-Schuster finished the game with 193 yards. That’s the second most by a Steelers’…


Red-Zone Defense Steps Up, Shuts Down Lions In Their Own Den

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered today’s game struggling in three of four crucial, crucial areas of situational football. The defense has been strong on third downs, but the offense has not, and neither side of the ball has done well in the red zone. But they went three for four tonight—sort…


JuJu Smith-Schuster Starts, Finishes Strong In Huge Showing Over Lions

No Martavis, no problem? Without the obstacle of veteran Martavis Bryant taking up snaps, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster broke out for by far his biggest game of the year, and one of the biggest performances from a rookie in team history. The second-round pick hauled in seven…


Steelers Injury Report: Mitchell, Hubbard Injured In Win Over Lions

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Detroit Lions 20-15 on the road Sunday night and they moved to 6-2 on the season with their bye week forthcoming. The team suffered just a few injuries during the Sunday night game and head coach Mike Tomlin listed them all during his post-game press…


Steelers Vs Lions Winners/Losers

Survive and advance. That’s the motto. Your winners and losers. WINNERS JuJu Smith-Schuster: JuJu on his horse. What a day for the rookie, who began it with a 41 yard pickup and ended it with the second most yards by a Steelers’ rookie in franchise history. His 97 yard touchdown…



Steelers S Mike Mitchell Leaves Lions Game With Ankle Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently lead the Detroit Lions in the second half of Sunday night football and safety Mike Mitchell has left the game with a right ankle injury. Mitchell had 6 total tackles before leaving the game injured and he is listed as questionable to return. The Lions scored…





Steelers Vs. Lions: Inactives For Week 8

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their list of seven inactive players ahead of their Sunday night Week 8 road game against the Detroit Lions and as expected, it includes three injured starters on it in addition to one benched player. After being ruled out for Sunday’s game against the…


Xavier Grimble With An Opportunity Tonight In McDonald’s Absence

The last time that Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald missed a back, back in the second week of the season, that didn’t necessarily lend itself toward Xavier Grimble seeing for himself an expanded role. But that is exactly what happened last week when McDonald left the game early in…


Steelers Defense Must Keep Teams In 3rd-And-Long Where They’ve Excelled

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have suddenly taken a dip with respect to their ability to convert on third and short—successfully doing so on just two of seven occasions over the course of the past two games—one defensive fact that has seemingly been overlooked throughout the season is that their…


Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Takes Shots At Bengals RB Joe Mixon On Twitter

After the Cincinnati Bengals lost this past Sunday to the Pittsburgh Steelers their rookie running back Joe Mixon made it clear that he didn’t like how he was used in that game. “It’s frustrating. I feel like I’m seeing [Le’Veon Bell] got the ball 35 times, and I got it…


Report: Lions WR Golden Tate Expected To Play Sunday Night Against Steelers

Even though he ended the week listed as questionable on his team’s final injury report with a shoulder injury, Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate is reportedly still expected to play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Tate, who suffered a sprained AC joint…