Tomlin Leaving Competition Open For Backup Running Back Spot

In a move that appears to be designed to keep both players hungry, Mike Tomlin would not commit to either Jordan Todman or Isaiah Pead as the backup running back to DeAngelo Williams. Todman has served as the backup since Le’Veon Bell’s injury but with the bye week giving Pead…


Rushing Smart Key To Containing Russell Wilson

Growing up, I had a handheld football-shaped football game. It was incredibly difficult and every time the computer would score (read: always), a little pixelated dude would pop up and belt out, “you can’t stop me, you can only hope to contain me.” That’s Russell Wilson. Tough to stop, trying…


Steelers Injury Report: TE Matt Spaeth Practiced Monday, Still Being Monitored

Based on the rundown of injuries that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gave during his Tuesday press conference the team is fairly healthy coming out of their bye week as they start ramping up preparations to play the Seattle Seahawks Sunday on the road. With that said, there is one player…


Roethlisberger To Face Seahawks Stingy 3rd And Long Pass Defense On Sunday

While they’ve failed to register a large amount of interceptions and sacks so far this season, the Seattle Seahawks defense is much better than the team’s 5-5 record indicates. In fact, when you look at their defensive rankings across the board as they prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday,…


Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Figures To Have Favorable Matchup Against Seahawks

Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Seattle Seahawks on the road and while CenturyLink Field is certainly a tough place to play in against the Legion of Boom defense, that unit enters the game with several questions surrounding their secondary. While it’s near certain that Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman…


Ranking The Steelers: Defense

We’re having a little bit of fun here on the bye week. From best to worst, I’ll rank every Pittsburgh Steelers who has played at least 10% of the offense’s snaps in 2015. That means you won’t see names like Brandon Boykin, Anthony Chickillo, or L.T. Walton on this list. This…


Steelers Helping Their Community And Family During Holiday Season

Several Pittsburgh Steelers have embraced the “giving” in Thanksgiving. And even though the vacation is over and the Steelers focus comes back to football and the Seattle Seahawks, they’re still doing some good. Will Johnson spearheaded a local turkey drive, inviting Arthur Moats, Jordan Todman, and Kelvin Beachum to help out….

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Steelers Mike Vick Wants To Play One More Season In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mike Vick isn’t happy with how he played this season when his number was called but even so, the 35-year-old would still welcome an opportunity to return in 2016. “I’ve thought about it. I think about maybe making next year my last year, play one more season….

Antonio Brown

Steelers Film Room: Antonio Brown Vs Browns

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is so talented, and shows it so often, that his teammates and coaches openly acknowledge that they take his abilities for granted. When he actually has a quarterback to work with, he has been so consistent that it’s difficult not to take his production…

Will Allen

Will Allen Not Content With Pass Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense has been surprisingly successful this season in a number of areas under first-year defensive coordinator—and longtime linebackers coach—Keith Butler, among them rushing defense, sacks, turnovers, explosive plays, and points allowed. One area that has seriously lagged behind, however, is the passing yardage surrendered per game, which…

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Steelers Film Room: Alejandro Villanueva Vs Browns

As great of a story as it is, it is not in the favor of the Pittsburgh Steelers to have Alejandro Villanueva in the starting lineup, especially given the manner in which he was given the promotion. He is still very much learning his craft, although he has shown growth…


Bye Week Rethink: Settling Under One Punt Returner

Today is Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are not playing. They are not playing tomorrow, either, nor did they already play on Thursday. The 6-4 franchise is entering its long awaited and much needed bye week after 10 straight games. With not much else going on, it would figure to…

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Bengals Lose CB Darqueze Dennard For Remainder Of Season To Shoulder Injury

The most part, the Cincinnati Bengals have done a good job this season at avoiding the injury bug. Sunday night, however, the bug claimed one of their former first-round draft picks. According to several media reports, Bengals second-year cornerback Darqueze Dennard needs shoulder surgery after being injured Sunday night in…