Roethlisberger Believes Coates Is Close To Being A Contributor Again

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates failed to register a catch in the team’s Thursday night win over the Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger thinks the former third-round draft pick out of Auburn is making strides in his attempt to finally overcome his deep pass catching drought that…



Steelers Must Clean Up Special Teams Issues In Home Stretch

At this point—for the moment anyway—it really doesn’t matter whose fault it is. The Pittsburgh Steelers simply need to see better from their special teams units than they have been getting lately, and, really, throughout much of the season. I’m not immediately calling for the firing of the special teams…



Report: Tomlin Not Fined For Criticizing Officiating After Win Over Browns

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was very critical of the officiating in the team’s Week 11 game against the Cleveland Browns, reports now indicate that he wasn’t fined for his comments. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, Tomlin was not fined for his several comments. “I thought…



Steelers’ OLB Rotation Will Mean An Odd Man Out

File this under “good problems to have” even if, yes, it’s still a struggling group, but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ have too many outside linebackers to play. Mike Tomlin was very blunt about that at today’s weekly presser, saying they will not have a five man rotation. Five men enter. Four…


Tomlin Expects Big Late Season Contributions From Dupree And Green

It’s like the Pittsburgh Steelers’ own version of an early Christmas gift. The return of Ladarius Green and Bud Dupree are two high-profile additions most teams don’t enjoy. And Mike Tomlin fully expects them to be a critical part of the Steelers’ playoff push. Speaking to the media during his…



Roethlisberger Praises Hamilton’s Lone Catch Against Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Cobi Hamilton only had one reception for 5 yards in the team’s Thursday night win over the Indianapolis Colts but quarterback Ben Roethlisberger views that lone catch as a significant one. “Cobi, he had a third down catch, it was 3rd and 5, he was the…



Steelers’ DBs Showing Smarts, Athleticism In Two Interception Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary has been much maligned this year. From shoddy tackling, big plays allowed, and not enough created, there hasn’t been remarkable improvement for most of the year. But thanks to some of the pressure that’s been created the past two weeks, this group has taken shape. And…


Artie Burns Looking Forward To Covering Odell Beckham Jr.

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is arguably one of the best pass catchers in the league and the former first round draft pick out of LSU will certainly be a good test Sunday for the Steelers young cornerbacks. It’s yet to be seen if the Steelers will have one…


Healthy Marcus Gilbert Giving A Hand To Improved Run Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ running game experience a midseason deluge, during which they found it difficult to pick up efficient chunks of yardage per carry. Whether they abandoned the run or continued to stick with it, the ground game was not producing, although it must be admitted that the run game…


Steelers Renewed Pass Rush To Be Tested Against Giants

After registering 10 sacks in their last two games, the Pittsburgh Steelers defenses will get a real chance to show Sunday at home against the New York Giants just how far they’ve come when it comes to getting after opposing quarterbacks. On Sunday, the Steelers defense will face a Giants…