Proceed With Caution: Handling DeAngelo Williams After A 200-Carry Season

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams enjoyed a stellar bounce back 2015 campaign, finding the fountain of youth on his way to his most productive season since 2009. With Le’Veon Bell limited to just six games in 2015, Williams became the feature back for the Steelers, finishing with 200 carries…


Steelers Film Room: Not Much Blitzing Last Year Against Dalton

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and the team’s defense will be looking to control quarterback Andy Dalton during the game. Last week in the Bengals regular season opener against the New York Jets, Dalton was sacked a total of seven times and mostly by…


Sunday Looks To Be Another Opportunity For Xavier Grimble

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been unable to get second-year fullback Roosevelt Nix onto the field since the first preseason game, and that negative trend will continue tomorrow afternoon against the Bengals, because he was officially ruled out for the game yesterday. This is good news for at least one player,…


Questions Still Linger At Returner After One-Punt Opener

When the Pittsburgh Steelers drop back a player to return a punt tomorrow in Pittsburgh, who will be back there? That is one of the many things I find myself wondering as I prepare for the team’s next game, because the season opener really did not provide us with any…


Pittsburgh Rewind: Steelers Vs Redskins Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-16 win over the Washington Redskins. First Half – Kick coverage from left to right: Shamarko Thomas-Jordan Dangerfield-Sammie Coates-L.J. Fort-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Sean Davis-Darrius Heyward-Bey-Artie Burns – Davis is likely supposed to be the flat defender and get width but he only gets…


Steelers Film Room: David DeCastro Pulling Vs Redskins

Pittsburgh Steelers right guard David DeCastro, at least in the eyes of those who vote on such things, made the leap last year from just an above average player to an All-Pro. Through all of his career, however, he has had one signature characteristic, and that is his ability to…


Steelers CBs Pay Due Respect To A.J. Green

There may be those who are making light of Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis for getting beaten deep two games in a row, insisting that he is finally hitting the downward curve of his career in a hurry, but the Pittsburgh Steelers cornerbacks who will have to defend one of those…


Ravens To Be Shorthanded Once Again At OLB

When the Baltimore Ravens take the field tomorrow in Cleveland, they will be doing so a bit short-handed at the critical pass-rushing position. Starter Elvis Dumervil is still trying to recover from offseason surgery, having already been ruled out again for week two after missing the season opener as well….


2016 South Side Questions: More 4WR Sets This Week?

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 RB Le’Veon Bell Releases New Rap Song, ‘2am’

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell released his latest hip-hop rap single on Friday and even though he’s not happy with me because of a post a wrote about him a few months ago, I’ll still help him promote it by passing it along to all of you on this…


2016 NFL Week 2: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and Happy Bengals week as well. The Pittsburgh Steelers will have their home opener Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals and it figures to be a doozy of a game at Heinz Field. Personally, I don’t have a great read on this game heading into Saturday…


Ryan Shazier’s Playmaking: Live Stream

Something new we’re trying here so forgive me for the many mistakes that exist. Great slogan for this, I know. Wanted to do a deep dive into Ryan Shazier’s playmaking Monday night and specifically, look at three impressive plays he made. Instead of the traditional film room, switched it up…



Steelers Sign Jacob Hagen To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced they have signed safety Jacob Hagen to the practice squad and have released running back Brandon Brown-Dukes in a corresponding move. We have signed Jacob Hagen to our practice squad, and released Brandon Brown-Dukes from our practice squad. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 16, 2016 Hagen…


Bengals Injury Report: DT Pat Sims Questionable For Steelers Game

The Cincinnati Bengals will play the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at Heinz Field and their Friday injury report shows only one player listed as out for the game with another ending the week as questionable. Ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, as expected, is tight end Tyler Eifert (ankle),…