Mike Tomlin Notes Sammie Coates’ Overall Game Coming Along

The Pittsburgh Steelers were vocal in the aftermath of wide receiver Martavis Bryant’s suspension that the earlier drafting of Sammie Coates in the third round in 2015 was very much a proactive response to potential future circumstances surrounding the older player. Bryant served a four-game suspension to open that season,…


Week 4 Offensive Charting Notes

It’s time for your weekly charting notes, and given some weekly changes in circumstances, we have some interesting points to address this week for the Pittsburgh Steelers on the offensive side of the ball. As usual, we will start with a breakdown of the Steelers’ personnel packages over the course…



Ben Roethlisberger Named AFC Offensive Player Of The Week In Win Over Chiefs

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a near-perfect game Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs on his way to throwing for 300 yards and 5 touchdowns in the teams 43-14 win at Heinz Field. On Wednesday, Roethlisberger was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance Sunday…


Film Room: Steelers’ New Look Creates Two Touchdowns

The NFL is a copycat league. You can bet the Kansas City Chiefs were trying to lean on concepts they saw the Philadelphia Eagles gash the Steelers with a week ago. But it works both ways. And perhaps the Pittsburgh Steelers grabbed a couple of things the Eagles did to…


Steelers Make Heavy Use Of Le’Veon Bell At Wide Receiver

When the Pittsburgh Steelers said that they were going to use running back Le’Veon Bell, they weren’t kidding, as he played over 50 snaps in his first game back from a three-game suspension. Another thing they weren’t kidding about? The plan to use him as a wide receiver. Of his…


Mike Tomlin Appreciates Journey That Got Jordan Dangerfield On Field

Sometimes, there’s just nothing quite like an underdog story, and that applies to the sporting world just about as much as it does in any other field of life. Sunday’s game for the Pittsburgh Steelers sort of featured a culmination of a years-long underdog story for one player in particular….


Ravens, Justin Forsett Agree To Mutually Part Ways

Running back Justin Forsett started the first three games of the regular season for the Baltimore Ravens. On Sunday, he was a game day inactive, a healthy scratch. On Tuesday, the organization and Forsett ‘mutually’ agreed to part ways. Of course, it was not as though there were no hints…


2016 South Side Questions: Can Steelers Get By With Hubbard At RT?

The regular season is here, 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 real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


Blandino Clarification: Says Sexually Suggestive Acts Are Unsportsmanlike

During his Tuesday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he was going to look for clarification from the league as to what wide receiver Antonio Brown can and cannot do as it relates to his post touchdown scoring celebrations so that he doesn’t receive any more unsportsmanlike…


Report: Marcus Gilbert’s Recent Foot/Ankle Injury Not Worst-Case

While the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t likely to have starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert this Sunday for their home game against the New York Jets, it doesn’t appear as the mid-foot injury that he suffered Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs will end his season. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com,…


Tomlin Praises Team’s Response To Adversity And Injury

Over the course of the past week leading up to Sunday’s game against the Chiefs, the Pittsburgh Steelers, spearheaded by head coach Mike Tomlin, began referring to the upcoming contest as ‘Redemption Sunday’, an opportunity for the entire roster to a man to redeem themselves after a dismal 31-point defeat…


Sack Breakdown: Steelers Vs Chiefs

A pair of them to go over with you this week. 1. 3rd and 20, 9:42 1st. 11 personnel. Five block + TE chip/release versus a three man rush. Obviously, disappointing to have a sack – and a pretty quick one at that – happen on a three man rush…


Tomlin Hints At Forthcoming Roster Juggling Due To Long List Of Injuries

Even though they finished the first quarter of the 2016 regular season with a 3-1 record, the Pittsburgh Steelers now enter the second quarter of it with a long list of injured players that includes several starters on both sides of the football. With so many players now either ruled…