2015 NFL Championship Games Picks & Predictions: Dave Bryan & David Todd

Every Friday on The Terrible Podcast my co-host David Todd and I picked all of the NFL games against the spread and we posted those picks every Sunday morning throughout the season and track the results along the way. This Friday, however, we didn’t get those picks in on the…


Draft Pedigree Of The Championship Weekend Secondaries

Every year at this time it’s always fun to take a look at the rosters of the four teams playing on championship weekend to see how they are constructed and the kind of pedigree that they include. Personally, I really like looking at the secondaries more than anything else when…



Senior Bowl Complete Preview

Happy Sunday, Steelers’ Nation. Shortly after this article goes up, I will – weather pending, fingers crossed – be boarding a flight to head down to the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. I’ll be down there for the whole week, Sunday to Friday for the week of practice. Thank you all…


Steelers Film Room: Robert Golden Vs Broncos

One thing that first-year defensive coordinator Keith Butler has shown in his debut in that role is a willingness to be adaptable, to experiment, to tweak. One of the late-season changes that the Pittsburgh Steelers adapted to counteract passing offense was to start using more dime defense and taking Lawrence…


Steelers Not Short-Changing Run Defense By Relying On Sub-Packages

There has been quite a bit of discussion generated after recent articles pertaining to the Pittsburgh Steelers and their run defense, and how their performance is affected by resorting to a variety of different packages. This season, the Steelers joined the prevailing wisdom of the NFL by adopting their nickel…


Steelers Film Room: Stephon Tuitt Vs Broncos

Much was expected of Stephon Tuitt in his second season, and for good reason, as he was a second-round pick with a potential first-round pedigree after declaring as a true junior. He entered the starting lineup late in his rookie season, and he was expected to make great strides this…


Steelers Use Dime Defense To Slow Manning On Third Down

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had an interesting and transformative season on defense under defensive coordinator Keith Butler, taking over after years under Dick LeBeau as the linebackers coach. LeBeau was forever hesitant to rely too much on sub-packages, and that was perhaps one of the sticking points that helped lead…


Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones Vs Broncos

The Pittsburgh Steelers got three sacks out of third-year outside linebacker Jarvis Jones this season, including a key strip sack in the Wildcard game that helped put the team over the top of their division rivals and secure their first postseason win in five years. Sack totals are, of course,…


2016 East-West Shrine Game Discussion Thread

The 2016 East-West Shrine Game will be getting underway at the top of hour and if you feel up to discussing it, you can do so in the comments below. Josh Carney has already a previewed a few key players in a morning post and below are the rosters for…


Mike Tomlin On Jarvis Jones: ‘His Arrow’s Pointed Up’

Over the course of the next few months, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have to decide whether or not to pick up the fifth-year (2017 season) option on outside linebacker Jarvis Jones. While Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin wasn’t asked that particular question about Jones on Wednesday during his end of…


Exploring The Market Value Of Free Agent S Eric Weddle

Ever since Week 5 of the 2015 regular season, several fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have speculated that the team should seriously consider signing San Diego Chargers veteran safety Eric Weddle to a free agent contract during the offseason. While I’m not sure that will ultimately happen due to the…


Blandino Explains Why Manning Wasn’t Ruled As Giving Himself Up

On Friday, Dean Blandino, the league’s Vice President of Officiating, released his latest officiating video from the Divisional Round of the playoffs and as expected, he covered the fourth quarter play in which it looked like Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning gave himself up to avoid being sacked by Pittsburgh…


Tomlin Knows Creating Positive Culture Is Best Way To Self-Evaluate

As the Pittsburgh Steelers hit the offseason, it serves as a time to evaluate everything the organization does. Its players, assistant coaches, training, and down to the technology the team implements. But how does a head coach evaluate himself? Our David Todd asked that poignant question to Mike Tomlin on…


Shrine Game: Players To Watch

With the attention shifted fully towards free agency and the 2016 NFL Draft, April 28-30, the Pittsburgh Steelers front office and coaching staff will likely have their eyes locked on this weekend’s prospect bowl games with the East-West Shrine Game and the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl kicking off Saturday in St. Petersburg,…