Film Room: B.J. Finney Leaky In First Start At Center

The Pittsburgh Steelers had nothing to play for on Sunday, which resulted in them resting a lot of their starters. That included five-time Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey, which resulted in first-year offensive lineman B.J. Finney making his first start at center after making two starts at guard earlier in…


Steelers Shut Out Of PFF’s First-Team All-Pro List

It’s that time again, everybody’s favorite. It’s time to discuss Pro Football Focus and how much they know or don’t know about football, because yesterday they published their own All-Pro selections, and, wouldn’t you believe it, the teams that were well-represented even went ahead and Tweeted about their players being…


Steve Smith 89 Percent Sure He’s Retiring For Real This Time

It’s a bit of old news at this point, but earlier in the week, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith confirmed that he is planning on retiring, quipping that he is 89 percent certain of it—a reference both to the fact that he had already planned to retire after last…



Steelers-Dolphins Rematch Will Feature Two Totally Different Teams

This coming Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Miami Dolphins in an AFC Wild Card game at Heinz Field and while the visiting team drubbed the black and gold back in Week 6 of the regular season, a lot has changed since that contest took place in early October…


Linebackers Tally More INTs Than Secondary For First Time In Steelers’ History

Linebacker Ryan Shazier’s interception off Robert Griffin III during Sunday’s victory over the Cleveland Browns broke a deadlock between the team’s secondary and linebacking core. Shazier’s interception marked the seventh for the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacking core, pushing it ahead of the six total from the secondary. This would mark the…


Dolphins Injury Report: Tannehill, Maxwell, Rambo All Sit Out On Wednesday

The Miami Dolphins might not have many names on their Wednesday injury report but the four players who are listed are significant ones nonetheless. Not practicing on Wednesday for the Dolphins were cornerback Byron Maxwell (ankle), safety Bacarri Rambo (chest) and quarterback Ryan Tannehill (knee). Tannehill, who has been sidelined the last…



Jordan Berry Ends Fantastic Second Season With Steelers

All the attention this week is rightfully going to Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown, and Ryan Shazier. The All-Stars. The ones who set all the jersey sales. Jordan Berry probably isn’t selling too many of his to non family members. But that doesn’t take away how good of a season he…


Dolphins Expecting To Start QB Matt Moore This Week

In case there was any question, and Mike Tomlin didn’t even bring it up yesterday so maybe there wasn’t, Matt Moore should be under center for the Miami Dolphins this weekend. Head coach Adam Gase said barring anything drastic, Moore will get the nod. #Dolphins coach Adam Gase tells reporters…



Roethlisberger Says He Used “Off” Week To Work With Brown, Bell

Last week was Killer B’s version of a spring break. A time to relax and recharge the batteries before gearing up for the playoff push. While I bet Ben Roethlisberger is feeling much healthier than he would’ve been had he played, last week wasn’t one to completely blow off. He…


Steelers Open Bag Of Tricks In Final Game Before Postseason Play

In the division-clinching victory over the Ravens on Christmas, the Pittsburgh Steelers broke out the end-around, with Eli Rogers taking the ball out of the quarterback’s mitts before sharply turning upfield for an otherwise unspectacular six-yard play. I wondered after the game if the offense was looking to put more…


Steelers TE Xavier Grimble Dealing With Cracked Ribs Ahead Of Playoffs

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to have tight end Ladarius Green back on the field for their Sunday Wild Card game against the Miami Dolphins as he is making strides with the concussion that he suffered in the Week 15 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. While we won’t really know…