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‘TNT’ Tandem Could Face Defense Unused To Explosive Plays

It’s still a bit early in the week, today being Wednesday, to be talking concretely about certain injury situations as it relates to availability to play on Sunday, but by some comments, it seems a distinct possibility that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be needing a bit more dynamite from their…


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Mike Tomlin’s Message: Quality Practice Yields Quality Play

As was expected, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did an admirable job of saying a lot of words that didn’t say a great deal, an oratory ability to keep his cards concealed that he has honed and fine-tuned over the past decade with the Pittsburgh as well as national…


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‘No Fly Zone’ Denver Secondary Should Get Safety Boost This Time Around

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers offense faced the self-proclaimed “No Fly Zone” Broncos secondary, they got taken for nearly 400 passing yards and three aerial touchdowns, with the Steelers scoring over 30 points in the game. It was the first 300-yard passing game and 30-point game that they had…



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PFF Names Antonio Brown Offensive Player Of The Year

His status to play on Sunday in the Divisional round may be in question at the moment, but the excellent of his 2015 season is not, which is why Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was for the second time in as many years named to the first-team All-Pro team,…


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Broncos S Darian Stewart Plans On Cutting Steelers C Cody Wallace

If you think the Saturday Wild Card playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals included a lot of questionable hits, the upcoming Divisional Round game against the Denver Broncos could wind up being partially similar in nature. In the last meeting between the Steelers and the Broncos…


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Villanueva Praises Roethlisberger’s Leadership

There has never been any question Ben Roethlisberger is the leader of this team. But it’s always nice to hear it from his teammates. Especially when it comes from one of the big guys up front. “He embodies all of the strength and courage you want to see in a…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Bengals Wild Card Game

In one of the craziest and most-dramatic games I’ve ever seen, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16 at rain-soaked Paul Brown Stadium Saturday night in the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs. As a boy I attended the Immaculate Reception game which, for me, will never be…


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Roethlisberger On Burfict Sack: “I Do Not Think It Was A Dirty Hit’

By now, most of you have seen the replay of Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict apparently trying to drive his knee into the throwing shoulder of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger while both were on the ground following a sack late in the third quarter of Saturday night’s Wild Card…


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Health, Availability Will Shape Shazier’s Ceiling

There’s no denying Ryan Shazier had one of the games of his life Saturday night in Cincinnati. Without him, we’re telling a starkly different story. One where the Steelers are at home, not preparing for Denver. One where Vontaze Burfict, as Dave and Dave talked about yesterday, plays the role…


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Tomlin ‘Moving On’ From Incident Involving Porter In Game Against Bengals

Controversy currently surrounds Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter following him being on the field and in the middle of an incident that took place late in Saturday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Wild Card game. However, head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that he no longer wants to discuss Porter and the chain of…


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Tomlin Open To All Possibilities At QB This Weekend

Start sending in your advice. Because Mike Tomlin is open to all ideas. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ head coach joked today that he isn’t turning a “blind eye” to any possibility at quarterback for this Sunday. “You guys can make an suggestion you like and I wouldn’t turn a blind eye…



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Roethlisberger Suffered Sprain, Torn Ligaments In Shoulder

Though still hopeful to play this week, Ben Roethlisberger told 93.7 The Fan moments ago that in addition to suffering a sprain to his AC Joint, he’s also torn ligaments to his right shoulder. Our own Melanie Friedlander wrote yesterday that it seemed likely he had only suffered a Type…


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Steelers Ramon Foster Claims Bengals Had A Second Spitter

We already know that Cincinatti Bengals linebacker Vontzae Burfict spit Pittsburgh Steelers guard David DeCastro during Saturday night’s AFC Wild Card game but apparently there was a second spitter. In his weekly appearance on 93.7 The Fan, fellow Steelers guard Ramon Foster said that Burfict wasn’t the only Bengals player…