Ravens Fire OC Marc Trestman

The AFC North has its first firing of the season. And it isn’t a Cleveland Brown. Who knew? The Baltimore Ravens have fired offensive coordinator Marc Trestman, the team announced today. He will be replaced with Marty Mornhinweg, a former offensive coordinator who has serving as the team’s quarterback’s coach….



Le’Veon Bell The Receiver Outshines The Runner Versus Stout Jets Front

He may not have had a great deal of success running the ball, but Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was excellent yesterday as a wide receiver, catching a career-high nine passes for 88 yards. The 88 yards is in a three-way tie for the second-highest receiving yardage output in…


Steelers Bid Farewell To Bumblebees With ‘Killer’ On-Field Tribute

We were warned prior to yesterday’s game that this would be the last in which we would have the tremendous opportunity to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers don their 1934 throwback uniforms in a game—affectionately, or perhaps not so affectionately called the ‘Bumblebee’ uniforms—in which they have found success over the…



Third-Down Defense Key In Shutting Jets Down

Do you know what the Jets were pretty terrible at doing yesterday? Converting on third down. That more than anything was the reason that their offense was virtually shut down by the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense in the second half, despite moving the ball fairly well throughout the majority of the…


Video: Steelers Vs Jets Initial Analysis

Our weekly Monday roundup of how the Pittsburgh Steelers prevailed in their 31-13 victory over the New York Jets. I touch on the team’s great defensive effort and bounce back performances by several players in the game. Let me know why you think the Steelers won the game in the…


Steelers Open As 7-Point Road Favorites Over Dolphins

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take their 4-1 record on the road in Week 6 and play the 1-4 Miami Dolphins Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium. As you can probably already imagine, the Steelers are big road favorites in that game. The Steelers opened as 7-point favorites over the Dolphins in…



Steelers Vs. Jets: Player Snap Counts – Week 5

The Pittsburgh Steelers had another impressive win Sunday at Heinz Field and this time it was against the New York Jets. The win now has the Steelers as the leaders in the AFC North division entering Week 6 with a road game now awaiting them. The initial snap counts from the Week…


Coates’ Confidence Stays High Despite Sunday’s Drops

It was the best of times. It was the best of times. That’s the way War and Peace [Edit: A Tale of Two Cities, I’ve clearly read neither] and the cheesy intro of this article began. But it’s an accurate summation of how Sammie Coates’ Sunday afternoon went. Six catches for 123 yards and two…


Big Ben On Coates: Drops Hurt Him ‘As Bad As Anybody’

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Sammie Coates had a trying, yet rewarding afternoon yesterday in what was statistically the best performance of his career, catching six passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns. But those came on 11 targets, and included three or four passes that might be fairly regarded…


Steelers Continue Hot Start To Season In Red Zone

Don’t look now, but the Pittsburgh Steelers are still about as hot as any team in the league when it comes to putting the ball in the end zone once they cross the opposing team’s 20-yard line. They were able to do so in three of four opportunities yesterday against…