No Extra Motivation For Haley To Eliminate Chiefs From Playoffs

It’s been five years and one month since the Kansas City Chiefs fired Todd Haley as their head coach and since then he’s matched wits against them four times as the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator. With the Steelers now about to face the Chiefs again in a Sunday’s Divisional Round…


Keith Butler Needs Better Pass Rush From Young Steelers DE L.T Walton

When the Pittsburgh Steelers lost defensive end Cameron Heyward earlier in the season to a torn pectoral muscle the defense needed several other players to step up and take his place. One of those players was second-year defensive end L.T. Walton, who the Steelers drafted in the sixth-round of the…


Butler, Defense Took Loss To Dolphins Personally

There are the facts. A loss. A 204 yard performance by Jay Ajayi. A quantifiable number of broken tackles, and oh man, there were many. Then there are the emotions. The frustration and anger of getting destroyed against the run, an area where there’s a proud tradition of being one…


Chiefs Injury Report: OLBs Houston, Hali Practice Fully On Thursday

The Kansas City Chiefs will enter their Sunday home Divisional Playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers as a very healthy team and that’s not overly surprising being as they had a first-round bye last weekend due to them being the No. 2 seed in the AFC. After being limited on…


Gilbert Set To Replace Toussaint On Steelers Kickoff Return Team

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Gilbert might just get a chance to return a few kickoffs against the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday’s Divisional Round playoff game. With running back Fitzgerald Toussaint currently still in concussion protocol, Gilbert reportedly said Thursday that he’ll be on the kickoff return team along with…


Report: LB Coach Joey Porter Expected To Return To Steelers “Soon”

On Thursday, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported that Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter is expected to be back with the team “soon” after the Allegheny County District Attorney announced reduced charges against Porter to disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, both of which are summary charges. With the…


Steelers’ Butler Preparing To Slow Chiefs Hill, Kelce Again

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense will be faced with several challenges this coming Sunday in their Divisional Round playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs and leading that list of players they’ll attempt to limit is wide receiver Tyreek Hill and tight end Travis Kelce. During his weekly interview with Missi…


Steelers Injury Report: Green, Chickillo, Mathews Remain Sidelined On Thursday

It’s not looking like the Pittsburgh Steelers will get tight end Ladarius Green (concussion) back for their Sunday Divisional Playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs judging by the team’s Thursday injury report. Green, who hasn’t played in a game since suffering a concussion in the Steelers Week 15 game…


Ask Alex: Steelers Mailbag

Hey all, Great to be back with you and still getting to talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers in the playoff race. And they’re still in Pittsburgh. Which is something that, as we’re seeing, shouldn’t be taken for granted. St. Louis Rams? Gone. San Diego Chargers? Gone. And I don’t think…


Steelers LB Bud Dupree Fined $18,231 For Hit On Dolphins QB Matt Moore

As expected, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree has been fined for his illegal hit on Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore in Sunday’s Wild Card game, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. NFL fined Steelers' LB Bud Dupree $18,231 for striking Dolphins' QB Matt Moore in the head/neck area, per source….


Police To Drop Assault Charges Against Joey Porter

The Allegheny District Attorney’s Office has issued a statement saying they are dropping the assault charges against Joey Porter. Here is their full statement via their Facebook page.  “Today our office was able to view surveillance video showing multiple angles of the events that led to the arrest of Steelers…


Steelers Vs Dolphins Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Wildcard win over the Miami Dolphins. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Al-Hajj Shabazz-Tyler Matakevich-Vince Williams-Arthur Moats-L.J. Fort. Sean Davis behind. David Johnson/Roosevelt Nix/L.T. Walton the wedge. Fitzgerald Toussaint and Sammie Coates the returners. – Eli Rogers has really improved his YAC…


Todd Haley Says He Called His Favorite Drive Ever Sunday

Can you guess which one? Todd Haley might be a wide receivers coach but he loved the old-school mentality on the Pittsburgh Steelers ten play, ten run, touchdown drive in the first half last weekend. Haley talked about that drive with Bob Labriola on this week’s Coordinator’s Corner. “The third drive…