Week 5 Offensive Charting Notes

It’s time for more charting notes, this time taken from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive output on Sunday against the Jets in their 31-13 victory. It was not a universal success, but it was still an all-around strong performance from the group, and hopefully the data below helps shed some light…


Ravens Pleading For Insanity With Coordinator Change

After getting out to a fairly bleak scoring start to the 2016 NFL season, the Baltimore Ravens made an in-season change at offensive coordinator in the wake of two consecutive losses. And wouldn’t you know it, according to the team’s official website, it has already been a wonderful, wonderful thing….



Tomlin Responds To Roethlisberger’s Physical Practice Comments

Over the course of the last two days, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hasn’t held back when it comes to his thoughts on the team’s physical practice habits and how they may have led to so many injuries so far this season. Wednesday afternoon, head coach Mike Tomlin acknowledged what…


Steelers Third Down Offense At All-Time High

Matthew Marczi just wrote about how good the Pittsburgh Steelers third down defense was in the win over the New York Jets and overall, the success they’ve enjoyed on the season. That’s all spot on. But the third down offense is at a historically high number and just as much worth talking…


Bouchette: Ladarius Green To Practice Next Week

Ladarius Green will return to practice next week, according to a report by the PPG’s Ed Bouchette. Steelers TE Ladarius Green plans to return to practice next week https://t.co/O55ZrGOM2R via @PittsburghPG — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) October 12, 2016 This comes from Green directly, who told Bouchette he’s “definitely excited” to…


Dolphins Injury Report: 3 Players Sit Out Wednesday; Foster Limited

The Miami Dolphins will host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday and their first injury report of the week that was released on Wednesday includes several names on it. Not practicing for the Dolphins on Wednesday were safety Reshad Jones (groin), cornerback Xavien Howard (knee) and tight end Jordan Cameron (concussion)….


Steelers Injury Report: Gilbert, Shazier, Heyward, Coates All Sit Out Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their Week 6 game against the Miami Dolphins on the road this coming Sunday and on Wednesday their first injury report ahead of that game shows that several players sat out practice. Not practicing Wednesday were defensive end Cameron Heyward (hamstring) safety Shamarko Thomas (groin), center/guard Cody Wallace (knee), linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), wide receiver Markus Wheaton (shoulder)…


Dolphins Make Major Shakeups Along Offensive Line, Secondary

Mike Tomlin said they had to gameplan for Jets’ tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins on the fly because they hadn’t seen tape on him. If that’s the case, the Pittsburgh Steelers might not have much of a gameplan this week against the Miami Dolphins. That’s a little tongue-in-cheek but the Dolphins have…



Lessons Learned: Steelers’ Cogs Hum In Win Over Jets

Some NFL coaches don’t believe they should have to motivate players.  After all, there’s only so many pep talks known to man.  So a Super Bowl winning coach decided to assemble lessons, quotes and motivational stories as a “motivation on command” tool. It’s a long story but I ended up…


Are Roethlisberger’s Comments On Practice Being Too Physical Out Of Line?

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger caused quite a stir during his Tuesday interview on 93.7 The Fan with the comments he made on how physical the team’s practices are and how he thinks that might somewhat be playing a role in all of the injuries that have occurred so far…


Breakdown Of Sammie Coates’ Passing Chart Through Week 5

While he certainly hasn’t caught everything that has been thrown his way so far this season, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates has managed to register 19 receptions for 421 yards and 2 touchdowns in the first fives games. Coates, by the way, currently leads the NFL with a 22.2…



Steelers Sign RB Karlos Williams To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the open spot they had on their practice squad Wednesday morning by signing running back Karlos Williams, the brother of linebacker Vince Williams. Karlos had reportedly worked out for the Steelers a short time ago and he had been suspended for the first four games of…