Danny Smith Explains Why Jacoby Jones Is Still The Punt Returner

In Tuesday’s press conference, Mike Tomlin was very to the point about who would be returning punts Sunday in Seattle. “Jacoby Jones” was all Tomlin gave in his reply. Danny Smith helped clarify the reasons for the decision in his weekly Coordinator’s Corner interview with Bob Labriola on Steelers.com and Steelers…


Steelers Injury Report: Matt Spaeth, Ryan Shazier Questionable For Seahawks Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Friday practice ahead of their Sunday road game against the Seattle Seahawks and the team’s final injury report of the week shows two players listed as questionable. Tight end Matt Spaeth (knee) and linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee) are the two Steelers players…


What A 2016 Contract Extension For Lawrence Timmons Might Look Like

Earlier this morning, I wrote about how Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons is hoping to receive an extension in the offseason so that he can rightfully end his long career right where it started. As I mentioned it that post, it won’t be surprising to see the Steelers try to…


Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Moving Antonio Brown Around Key To Counter Seahawks’ Secondary

Antonio Brown is arguably the most matchup proof wide receiver in the league. But it doesn’t hurt to give him a little help. That’s what Todd Haley told the media yesterday. “We have to work awfully hard on a weekly basis with a guy like AB who gets so much…



Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Hoping Contract Extension Happens In 2016

At 29 years of age, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons still remains a tackling machine in the interior of the team’s defense and the fact that he hasn’t missed a game since 2010 has him hoping that the organization will extend his contract during the offseason so that he can…



Steelers Start And Finish Home Stretch As Road Dogs

The Pittsburgh Steelers seem to be relatively happy and healthy coming out of their bye week after 10 straight weeks of battering their bodies. After all, there is a good deal to be happy about. Some of their main rivals in the Wildcard race fell, leaving them as the only…


Seahawks Injury Report: LB Bruce Irvin, WR Paul Richardson Remain Out Thursday

The Seattle Seahawks had a productive day of practice on Thanksgiving Thursday from a health standpoint as they continue to prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at CenturyLink Field. Not practicing Thursday were linebacker Bruce Irvin (knee), wide receiver Paul Richardson (hamstring) and defensive end Michael Bennett (not injury…


Keeping Russell Wilson Contained Key For Steelers’ Run Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken pride in their run defense this season, and rightfully so after beginning a turnaround from a steady drop off in recent years. While the defense ranked relatively favorably a year ago in terms of yards per game allowed on the ground, their yards per carry…



Bye Week Rethink: Taking Stock Of Keith Butler’s Defense

Today is Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are not playing. They are not playing tomorrow, either, nor did they already play on Thursday. The 6-4 franchise is entering its long awaited and much needed bye week after 10 straight games. With not much else going on, it would figure to…