Saturday Divisional Round Playoff Game Thread

Alright,the Divisional Round of the 2015 NFL season is about to get underway and the first game on the schedule features the Kansas City Chiefs against the New England Patriots. Later this evening, the Green Bay Packers will play the Arizona Cardinals. Feel free to use this thread to discuss your…


2015 NFL Divisional Games Picks & Predictions: Dave Bryan & David Todd

Every Friday on The Terrible Podcast my co-host David Todd and I pick all of the NFL games against the spread and we post those picks every Sunday morning throughout the season and track the results along the way. This Friday, however, we picked all of the Divisional Round games along…


Steelers Versus Broncos: Divisional Round Week Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Denver Broncos on the road Sunday in an AFC Divisional Round playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High and as usual, here is my weekly guess at what the seven-player inactive list might look like when it is released 90 minutes before kickoff. Antonio Brown –…


Steelers/Broncos X Factor: Todd Haley And Keith Butler

When you think of X-factors for a football game, you usually think of players on the field that could have a significant impact in the game one way or another. Not this week. Heading into Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field in Mile High Stadium, I…


Report: Unsurprisingly, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger To Start Against Broncos

You already knew that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t going to miss Sunday’s playoff game against the Denver Broncos, right? In case you didn’t, Sal Paolantonio of ESPN reported Saturday morning that Roethlisberger will indeed make the trip to Denver and is expected to start for the Steelers Sunday. Ben…


Steelers Vs Broncos: Three Matchups To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense was dealt a big blow Friday as Antonio Brown was ruled out for Sunday’s AFC Divisional round matchup with the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field in Mile High Stadium. Brown has been the best receiver in football over the last three years as a member of the…


Ex-Ravens HC Brian Billick Calls Steelers Ben Roethlisberger “A Drama Queen”

Former Baltimore Ravens head coach turned television analyst, Brian Billick, has seen Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger up close and personal several times over the years. While the veteran Roethlisberger is currently questionable with a shoulder injury that he suffered last Saturday in the AFC Wild Card win over the…


Antonio Brown’s Perceived Response To Adam Jones’ Apology Is Invaluable

How did Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown respond to the Friday apology issued to him from Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones? While we are not entirely sure, the Instagram post from Brown below is time marked not long after Jones’ issued his video apology on Instagram. The meme shows…


Steelers Vs. Broncos: Top 6 Storylines Ahead Of Sunday’s Divisional Game

The (11-6) Pittsburgh Steelers will play the (12-4) Denver Broncos Sunday on the road at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in one of the two AFC Divisional Round games and here are the six biggest storylines currently surrounding the playoff game. Business not booming – The Steelers ruled wide…


Front Seven Focus: Steelers Vs Bengals

The Steelers front seven is coming off of a great performance where they accounted for four sacks and a forced fumble. However they would be playing a much better offense than they did against Cleveland. The Steelers would need to generate pass rush to knock quarterback A.J. McCarron out of…



Steelers Film Room: Broncos’ Penny Defense

Ben Roethlisberger referenced it. Everyone accepted it. I had no idea what he was talking about. The Denver Broncos “penny” defense that Roethlisberger said made it very difficult to run on in the previous matchup in Week 15. “We did that because of the type of defense they were in….


Loss Of Fullback Results In More Multiple Tight End Sets

The Pittsburgh Steelers ran from run-heavy looks with surprising frequency during the Wildcard game despite being short-handed at the running back position. 22 of 74 offensive snaps came with multiple tight ends on the field, with eight of those plays involving three tight ends on the field. Curiously, rookie tight…


Steelers Film Room: Cameron Heyward Vs Bengals II

As it turns out, Cameron Heyward is still pretty good, as evidenced by his work for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Bengals, even if he recorded just one tackle. Most of his work came in the pass rush, with one such rush ending in a sack and a forced fumble,…


Steelers Used 4WR Sets To Give Toussaint, Todman Rest

Over the course of the 16-game regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers ran just 13 plays from either 10 or 01 personnel—that is, either one running back or one tight end on the field along with four wide receivers. All but three of those plays came from Week Nine on, after…