Giants Injury Report: Four Players Ruled Out For Sunday

The New York Giants won’t have four players for their Sunday road game against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to injuries. On Friday, the Giants officially ruled out safety Nat Berhe (concussion), linebacker Mark Herzlich (concussion) defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa (knee) and guard Justin Pugh (knee) on their final injury report…


Steelers Injury Report: Heyward-Bey, Williams Both Out For Giants Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers Friday injury report has now been released ahead of Sunday’s home game against the New York Giants and it shows that only two players have been ruled out for that contest. After failing to practice again on Friday, wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (foot) and running back DeAngelo…


Antonio Brown Not Concerned About Celebration Penalties

I’m sure this is the topic you were dying to hear about. But it’s relevant, affecting the team, and Antonio Brown was asked about it today. After being flagged, and fined, for excessive celebration against the Indianapolis Colts, Brown was asked by reporters if he’s concerned about his actions. His response, per…



Steelers Film Room: Daniel McCullers’ Role Limited

The Pittsburgh Steelers have not relied much upon third-year defensive tackle Daniel McCullers. Of course, they don’t have much of a role for him, either. He is primarily a 3-4 nose tackle, a front that the team does not often run in comparison to the amount of time that they…



Film Room: Giants’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Matthew Sottile and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Matthew will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the New York Giants’ defense. Alex’s Scheme…


Film Room: Giants’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Josh will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the New York Giants’ offense. Alex’s Scheme…


Blandino Expects NFL To Hire Additional, Full-Time Officials For 2017

There has been a lot of discussion on and off this season about the level of officiating. That, of course, has been nothing new, but there has also seemingly been more serious discussion about the nature of the NFL’s officiating this season, and about how they are employed and trained….


Ben Roethlisberger Has Been Excellent On Third-Down Passes

One of the things that separates the Pittsburgh Steelers from most teams is, to put it simply, the fact that they have quarterback Ben Roethlisberger under center. He is a true franchise quarterback, which is not something that many teams are fortunately enough to be able to say about the…


Steelers Film Room: Sammie Coates Out Of Reach Vs Colts

You may be familiar with Sammie Coates. He was a third-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2015, a wide receiver who was expected to grow into a larger role. It seemed as though that is exactly what happened at the start of his second season this year, as…




Ex-Steeler Will Allen Still Looking To Play In NFL

We wrote about Will Allen last week for an off-the-field issue. The sports media, namely ESPN, again mixed him up with the other Will Allen, who plead guilty to running a Ponzi scheme. This is from the other day but worth pointing out. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, who, for the record, didn’t…


Haley Expects Brown Vs. Jenkins To Be a Great Matchup To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New York Giants Sunday at Heinz Field and that game figures to have several good individual matchups on both sides of the football. One of the best matchups in that game figures to be Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown being covered by Giants cornerback…