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Ben Roethlisberger Named Week 15 Nominee For FedEx Air Player Of The Week Award

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has once again been nominated for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week award after throwing for 360 yards in the Sunday 27-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Roethlisberger, who won the weekly award in Week 14 following the win against the Cincinnati Bengals,…



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Steelers Film Room: William Gay’s Pick Six

Cornerback William Gay set a Pittsburgh Steelers’ record with his third pick six of the season with his 52 yard return Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. We’ll break down the interception below. DOWN/DISTANCE: 1st and 10 PERSONNEL: Ace (1 RB 2 TE) DEFENSE: Base 3-4 COVERAGE: Cover 1 The Falcons…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 14 vs. Falcons

The Pittsburgh Steelers thrilled their fans with a critical 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons with an impressive and daring offensive closeout of the game. With only two games left in the playoffs pursuit and Steelers Nation starting to get that super feeling again here are your Rapid Fire Conclusions:…


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Steelers Get Plenty Of Use Out Of Depth On Defense In Atlanta

On Sunday night against the Atlanta Falcons, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense cycled through most of its roster, with 19 different players playing at least three snaps in the game. That included cornerback B.W. Webb seeing his first time on defense all year for the Steelers. The team rotated all five…


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Steelers Use Dime Package For A Change With B.W. Webb

A year ago, due in part to injuries along the front seven, the Pittsburgh Steelers ultimately turned to six defensive back looks as a fixture of their defense, playing more dime and quarters than in their base package. It’s been a rare sight for the Steelers to break out that…


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Steelers Must Stay Focused On Winning Out For Division Title

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers now find themselves in a position in which they can secure a playoff spot simply by winning their next game on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, they can’t afford to take their foot off the gas pedal should that happen. That’s because in order…


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Steelers Film Room: Roethlisberger Delivers Third Down Dagger For The Win

Needing one more first down Sunday to put the game away on third and one from the Atlanta Falcons 39-yard-line with two minutes remaining, the Pittsburgh Steelers put the ball in the hands of their quarterback and he delivered on a great play call. On the play, the Steelers used…


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William Gay Delivering The Big Play For Lacking Defense

On Sunday afternoon against the Atlanta Falcons, veteran cornerback William Gay intercepted his third pass of the season, all three of which he managed to return for a touchdown. It was the first time in Pittsburgh Steelers franchise history that a player registered three such returns for scores in a…


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Audio: Monday Interview With Steve Jones On ESPN 1450 Radio

Monday afternoon I joined Steve Jones for an interview on his show that can be heard on ESPN 1450 Radio. We covered several topics concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers following their win Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons and that includes us talking about the roughing the passer penalty called on linebacker…


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Steelers Exit Game Against Falcons Without Suffering Any Serious Injuries

The Pittsburgh Steelers came out of their Sunday win over the Atlanta Falcons relatively healthy as no serious injuries were reported by head coach Mike Tomlin during his post game press conference. “Mike Mitchell sustained a groin injury, but as you can see, he went back into the game,” said…


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Ben Roethlisberger Passing Chart From Falcons Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Atlanta Falcons 27-20 Sunday at the Georgia Dome and below is the passing chart for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from that game. Roethlisberger was the king of the short pass Sunday against the Falcons as 17 of his 27 completions were thrown five or less yards…


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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Falcons Recap & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 54 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about how Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Atlanta Falcons 27-20 Sunday in the Georgia Dome to move to 9-5 on the season. As usual, David and I cover both sides of the football as we go back…


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Steelers Open As 3.5-Point Home Favorites Over Chiefs

After two consecutive road games the Pittsburgh Steelers will return home next Sunday to Heinz Field to play the Kansas City Chiefs and they’ll have an opportunity to secure a playoff spot with a win. Late Sunday evening the Steelers opened as 3.5-point home favorites over the Chiefs who beat…


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Steelers Versus Falcons: An All-22 Primer

An All-22 primer of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Atlanta Falcons. – This doesn’t apply solely to Ben Roethlisberger but it all starts with him. Why did the offense stall so often in the first half? What was Ben’s decision making and what were the coverages he faced? For…