Demarcus Ayers A Player To Observe In Finale

I must admit it’s a bit weird entering today’s game and understanding that it’s not a normal regular-season game for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Last weeks’ game on Christmas was certainly no normal game, either, but for nearly the polar opposite reasons. That game meant pretty much everything about the future…


Season Finale Against RGIII A Curiosity For Playoff-Bound Steelers

The seemingly annual regular-season finale against the Cleveland Browns has been a bit of a treat for the Pittsburgh Steelers of late. It usually means a relatively easy win, and in this case, it poses something of a mini-bye week, since it makes no difference to the postseason whether or…


2016 South Side Questions: Game Edition – Will DHB Play On Offense?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


Steelers Vs. Browns 2016 Week 17: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Week 17 Cleveland Browns (1-14) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (10-5) Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Rich Gannon (analyst) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970) Announcers: Bill…


Steelers Versus Browns: Week 17 Projected Inactive List

The (10-5) Pittsburgh Steelers will host the (1-14) Cleveland Browns on Sunday at Heinz Field to close out their 2016 regular season. With the AFC North and No. 3 seed in the conference already locked up, the Steelers will play a lot of their younger players against the Browns. In…


Steelers Spin: Week Seventeen Rants And Ramblings

The end is near. Of the Pittsburgh Steelers regular season, that is. And now, riding the blustery trade winds of momentum following their heart-traumatizing victory over the Baltimore Ravens by a score of 31-27, Pittsburgh will coast to the 2016 finish line with a virtual bye week against America’s favorite…


Film Room: Bud Dupree Has Up And Down Christmas Game

In what came down to being the most important game of the regular season, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree came up big in some small ways. The former first-round draft pick will be an important piece of the defense if they want to move deep into the playoffs. While all of…


AFC North Roundup: Lewis To Stay, Ravens Likely To Fire OC

Closing out the book on 2016 with a brief look around the AFC North. Despite the rumors, Cincinnati Bengals’ head coach Marvin Lewis will stay with the team for at least one more season. A report earlier this week said Lewis was going to retire at the end of the…


Butler Implies Lake Had Heavy Influence In Davis’ Selection

The success of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookies is one of the best storylines coming out of the team this season. To have two of them come in the secondary, in today’s complex passing game and consequently, coverages, speaks highly to the whole coaching staff but particularly, defensive backs coach Carnell…


Steelers’ Ability To Score In 4th Quarter Bodes Well For Postseason Run

Even when the Pittsburgh Steelers are down in the latter half of the game, they are never completely out of it. The 21-point fourth quarter miracle against the Baltimore Ravens helped the Steelers continue to keep pace with the best fourth quarter offenses this season. According to Team Rankings, the…



Ravens S Eric Weddle Not Fined For Face-Masking Steelers WR Antonio Brown

Baltimore Ravens safety Eric Weddle did his best to keep Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown out of the end zone late in Sunday’s night game at Heinz Field and that included him even grabbing a good handful of facemask. While Brown ultimately scored on the play due to his tremendous…



Film Room: Javon Hargrave Filling Biggest Shoes

We are going to finish up today’s look at several of the Pittsburgh Steelers rookies’ performance against the Ravens today with arguably their most important piece, third-round defensive tackle Javon Hargrave. Given the injuries the team has been dealt along the defensive line, the small-school product has become an indispensable…


Steelers Vs Browns X Factor: Landry Jones

Not venturing too far outside the box with my selection for the final week of the regular season. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ have preached it all week long; business as usual, even with Landry Jones replacing Ben Roethlisberger and the expectation to win remains. As we and others have written, it’s a…