Fatigue, Injury May Have James Harrison At Less Than Full-Speed Ahead

It wasn’t exactly much, or even for very long, but there was a moment during the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Chiefs on Sunday at which veteran outside linebacker James Harrison was positively gassed, to the point at which he came off the field late in the game. He was…


Film Room: Marcus Gilbert Quiets Chiefs’ Rush

The offensive line has been getting a lot of attention in recent weeks, and for good reason. Their rise to prominence has been an essential ingredient in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ nine-game winning streak, during which they have primarily relied upon the running game—but they have also been among the best…


Steelers Up For Offensive Line Of The Year Award

From the start of the season to now, the Pittsburgh Steelers could stake a claim for the most improved team. After all, there was a point at which they were 4-5, and are now bringing with them into the Conference Championship round the longest active winning streak at nine games….


2017 South Side Questions: How Will Defense Pressure Tom Brady?

The regular season is now over, 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 postseason is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…



Patriots Injury Report: Seven Players End Week As Questionable

The New England Patriots have now released their final injury report ahead of their Sunday AFC Championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Friday edition matches the previous two days. Limited once again on Friday for the Patriots were wide receiver Danny Amendola (ankle), tight end Martellus Bennett (knee), running back Brandon…


Green On If He’ll Play Against Patriots: ‘That’s Not My Decision’

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to get tight end Ladarius Green back on the practice field Friday on a limited basis and he ended the week listed as questionable for Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots. Green was surprisingly allowed to talk to the media on Friday…


Steelers Injury Report: Green, Harrison, Toussaint Questionable For Patriots Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their final practice ahead of their Sunday AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots and the team’s Friday injury report includes some positive news. After sitting out sick on Thursday, tight end Ladarius Green (concussion, illness) practiced on a limited basis on…


Justin Gilbert Confirms He’ll Return Kicks This Weekend

Despite a shaky performance last week, Justin Gilbert will remain one of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ kick returners this weekend, he confirmed to the Trib today. From Chris Adamski, who caught up with Gilbert after today’s practice. “I’m back there again this week,” Gilbert said. “So hopefully we can make one…



Ravens’ LB Zach Orr Retiring Due To Neck Injury

Not trying to make this Ravens Depot during this busy week but this was a pretty important and surprising headline. Baltimore Ravens’ inside linebacker Zach Orr announced his retirement today. Walking away at just 24 years old, Orr cited a rare neck injury recently noticed on an MRI that is…



Flu Bug Has Steelers’ Locker Room Going Bananas Heading Into AFC Title Game

It’s the middle of January, right at the heart of winter in Pittsburgh—and in Foxboro. Flu season is upon us, and, unfortunately, it’s also upon the Pittsburgh Steelers, as several players, and reportedly other members of the organization, are being taken down with the illness, at virtually the worst possible…


Film Room: Patriots’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Matthew Sottile and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Matthew will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the New England Patriots’ defense. Alex’s Scheme Report…


Film Room: Patriots’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Josh will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the New England Patriots’ offense. Alex’s Scheme Report…