Steelers’ Mathews No Stranger To Starting

With Pittsburgh Steelers rookie, defensive lineman Javon Hargrave currently questionable for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills with a concussion, veteran defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews might have to start in his place opposite Stephon Tuitt. During his Thursday session with the media, Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler was asked what kind…


Film Room: Bills’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Matthew Sottile and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Matthew will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the Buffalo Bills’ defense. Alex’s Scheme Report…


Film Room: Buffalo Bills’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Josh will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the Buffalo Bills’ offense. Alex’s Scheme Report…


Steelers Week 13 Offensive Charting Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their third consecutive game on Sunday, and they found some notable success on offense in doing so, including having the first 100-yard rusher against the Giants’ defense this season. While they did not take full advantage of all of their opportunities—and the defense played its part—the…


Hargrave’s Status Leaves Another Roster Spot Up In Air

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in a bit of a troubling position, and one they would prefer not to be in, when it comes to the defensive line right now. The team elected not to replace defensive end Cameron Heyward’s roster spot with another defensive lineman, so they have been operating…




Ramon Foster Fined For Defending Le’Veon Bell

It’s a fine that is well worth, I’m sure, in Ramon Foster’s mind. Foster was slapped with a $9,115 fine for throwing New York Giants’ linebacker Kelvin Sheppard off the pile late in Sunday’s 24-14 win. Foster was defending Le’Veon Bell, who was getting grabbed and twisted under the facemask…


Bills’ Injury Report: Sammy Watkins Gets Limited Work

The Buffalo Bills’ have released their Thursday injury report in preparation for Sunday’s tilt with the Pittsburgh Steelers. WR Sammy Watkins was upgraded from a DNP yesterday to a limited participant today. He seems on track to play against the Steelers. QB Tyrod Taylor and CB Ronald Darby were listed…


Steelers’ Injury Report: Eight Players Held Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their Thursday injury report and unfortunately, it’s a little bleaker than yesterday’s outlook. A total of eight players were tagged as did not participate. Chris Boswell (abdomen), Ramon Foster (chest), Javon Hargrave and Shamarko Thomas (concussions), Darrius Heyward-Bey (foot), Ladarius Green (not injury related), Zach…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

I have found the perfect security system, hardly any cost required. Christmas lights. Because apparently if you turn them on full blast, they will blind any intruder. I walked up to my front porch last weekend trying to bring the groceries (read: Bagel Bites) inside and the lights were on…


Steelers Need To Find Their ‘Ronald’ To Antonio Brown

Wouldn’t it be great if the Pittsburgh Steelers could get both Ronald and Antonio Brown on the field together? After all, they are kind of looking for a number two receiver right about now anyway, aren’t they? Can somebody please get in touch with Antonio about getting Ronald on the…



Steelers Vs Giants Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 24-14 win over the New York Giants. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Arthur Moats-Tyler Matakevich-Vince Williams-Anthony Chickillo-L.J. Fort. Sean Davis behind. David Johnson/Roosevelt Nix/L.T. Walton the “wedge” with Sammie Coates and Fitzgerald Toussaint the return men. – Good bailout by Alejandro…


Rex Ryan On Big Ben: We Might Not Be Able To Tackle Him

Rex Ryan, for all the bluster he infuses in his press conferences, is pretty straight forward in his press conferences. And when asked about attempting to sack Ben Roethlisberger, he was blunt: it might not happen. “We have some guys, quite honestly, I don’t know if we can bring him…