Steelers Preparing Tyler Murphy For Potential Backup QB Role Against Chiefs

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is doing everything in his power this week in practice to prove that he’s ready to return to action this coming Sunday, the team is spending a lot of time readying backup Landry Jones for what could be his first career start….


Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Steelers Film Room: Alejandro Villanueva Vs Cardinals

You would be hard-pressed to find many player backstories more compelling this season than that of 27-year-old first-year tackle Alejandro Villanueva, a decorated Army Ranger having served three tours of duties overseas before finally catching on with the Pittsburgh Steelers to make a 53-man roster. But the honeymoon period for…

William Gay

Steelers Film Room: William Gay Vs Cardinals

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense has made strides within the front seven this season, and Mike Mitchell’s significant progress on the back end has certainly helped, but they have lacked stability at the cornerback position thus far. The closest thing to consistency from that position on the team would be the…

Roosevelt Nix

Steelers Film Room: Roosevelt Nix Vs Cardinals

It seems that with each passing week, Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix continues to surprise, in the sense that he continues to be a consistent contributor in the team’s special teams as well as offensive game plan, often seeing seven or eight, or even double-digit snaps, as he did in…


Keith Butler Praises Mike Mitchell’s Improvement

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense has improved this year for a variety of reasons. A strong interior pass rush. Its depth at inside linebacker. But you can’t forget the contribution Mike Mitchell has made to this team, a pleasant surprise after his injury-marred debut year. Keith Butler recognized that Thursday. “Him…


Chiefs Injury Report: Jeremy Maclin Sidelined Again On Thursday With Concussion

The Kansas City Chiefs have now released their Thursday injury report and once again two key players failed to practice for a second consecutive day. Sitting out the Thursday session were defensive end Mike Devito (concussion), wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (concussion) and linebacker Ramik Wilson (knee, ankle). Should Maclin not…


Report: Roethlisberger Did More On Thursday Than He Did On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers still have a few more days to decide who their starting quarterback will be Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs and while Landry Jones is obviously favored by many to get the nod, I’m not so sure you can rule out the possibility of Ben Roethlisberger at…


Danny Smith On Steelers KR Dri Archer: ‘He’s Improved Immensely’

While he hasn’t provided many highlights so far this season, Pittsburgh Steelers kick returner Dri Archer did almost break one for a score Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals to start the second half. During a Thursday interview on Steelers Nation Radio, special teams coach Danny Smith made sure to reference…


Steelers DC Keith Butler Has A Magic Number of 17

This past Sunday at Heinz Field, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense managed to hold the league’s top scoring offense in the Arizona Cardinals to just 13 points. During a Thursday interview on Steelers Nation Radio, Missi Matthews asked Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler to comment on what that accomplishment says about his…