David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 4: Steelers Versus Chiefs

Coming off the worst defeat of the Mike Tomlin-era, a 34-3 blowout at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field on Sunday night in nationally-televised match-up and came within eight seconds of the biggest win of the Tomlin-era. The Steelers…


Justin Gilbert Debuts On Defense For Steelers

It may have taken a full 30 percent of their secondary going down, but on Sunday night, the recently acquired third-year cornerback Justin Gilbert finally got on the field on defense for the Pittsburgh Steelers. And it wasn’t much, but it was a start, at least, a taste. He played…


Keith Butler Was At His Most Aggressive Sunday Night

I doubt Keith Butler actually listened but we can all pretend he heard us anyway. The number one request from this Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense was to become more aggressive, send more blitzes and defenders. And Butler responded to that as the defense dominated the Kansas City Chiefs. On Sunday, Butler…


Top 10 Game-Defining Plays In The Steelers Week 4 Win Over The Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers easily took care of the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night at Heinz Field and below are my choices for the top ten game-defining plays. 10 – Kansas City was moving the ball on their first drive until on 2nd and 10 Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward bull-rushed…


Steelers Vs Chiefs Positional Grades

Sunday night’s nationally televised game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Pittsburgh Steelers from Heinz Field couldn’t have gone better for the black and gold coming off the worst loss in the Mike Tomlin era just one week before. The high-powered offense fired on all cylinder’s in Le’Veon Bell’s…


Steelers May Be Cautious Bringing Sean Davis Back From Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie second-round draft pick Sean Davis did dress for Sunday night’s victory over the Chiefs, but as we learned by the end of the game, his ‘active’ status was nearly a semantic designation, as he did not play a single snap on defense, nor did he participate on…


Ben Roethlisberger Combining Scoring Productivity With Consistency

Over the course of the first four weeks of the 2016 season, Ben Roethlisberger has done something that he has never done before in his 12 previous seasons. Yes, he opened the season with 11 touchdowns through the first quarter of the year, but this is a quarterback who had…


Cleveland’s Misery Continues As They Lose Another Center

Things are not going particularly well for the Cleveland Browns thus far through the first quarter of the season. Unfortunately for them, nearly all of the articles that I have written thus far this season about the Browns have been negative in nature, and that is simply a reflection of…


2016 South Side Questions: Was AB’s Second-Half Inaction By Design?

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…


Fowler: Marcus Gilbert “Could Miss Some Time”

Small update to today’s earlier report on Marcus Gilbert’s mid-foot injury suffered in last night’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Earlier today, Chris Adamski tweeted out Gilbert was in a boot but without crutches. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler is now saying Gilbert has undergone an MRI but it’s unclear how…


Jets Not Expected To Bench QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

Coming off the excitement of yesterday’s win but like the rest of the team, we’re prepping to move on to Week 5’s matchup against the New York Jets. A struggling, to put it mildly, Jets’ squad. That starts with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. His past two performances have led fans to…


“Night Of The Living Steelers” To Debut Wednesday Night On NFL Network

An upcoming show on the NFL Network is sure to interest fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. A new episode of NFL Network’s series The Timeline will center around filmmaker George Romero and how his films became a cultural icon, much like the Steelers of the 1970s did. The show, Night of the Living…