2016 South Side Questions: Will Landry Jones Be Let Loose?

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…


Coates Getting Scout-Team Reps Again While Dealing With Broken Finger

This past Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers road loss to the Miami Dolphins, wide receiver Sammie Coates didn’t register a single catch in the 17 plays that he was in for. In fact, of the four passes that were thrown his way, two of them were intercepted. Coates’ infrequent use in…


Bengals’ Lineman Compares Steelers S Mike Mitchell To LB Vontaze Burfict

Cincinnati Bengals veteran tackle Andrew Whitworth wants to let everybody know that his teammate, linebacker Vontaze Burfict isn’t the only dirty player currently in the NFL. In fact, he went as far as to accuse Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell of being one as well. “There are a lot of guys…


Patriots Injury Report: LB Jamie Collins Still Limited On Thursday

The New England Patriots have now released their Thursday injury report ahead of Sunday’s game at Heinz Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it closely resembles the one they released on Wednesday. Limited once again on Thursday for the Patriots were tight end Martellus Bennett (Ankle), running back Brandon Bolden…


Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier Practices Fully On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Thursday practice ahead of Sunday’s home game against the New England Patriots and the team’s daily injury report includes some positive news when it comes to a few players. First off, not practicing again on Thursday were quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (knee), defensive…


Report: Steelers Asking League About Suh Kick

Update on what we wrote yesterday regarding Ndamukong Suh’s potential kick of Ben Roethlisberger late in Sunday’s loss to the Miami Dolphins. Per Gerry Dulac, the Pittsburgh Steelers have sent the video of the play to the league. Steelers have sent video and asked league to look into Miami DT…



Tyler Matakevich Praised For High Football IQ

He’s the man giving us a glimmer of hope during some dark times. The little bit of good in an otherwise bad situation. The man in red. Tyler Matakevich is the Pittsburgh Steelers’ version of Ken Bone. One of the few bright moments from their loss to the Miami Dolphins’…


Butler And Haley Agree: Do Your Job

It’s a phrased they’ve used before but it’s only fitting to hear both coordinators preach “do your job” in the week they face off against Bill Belichick, who has famously coined the term. Keith Butler and Todd Haley both dropped that phrase today, a recognition that when games start to…



Ladarius Green Not Given Timetable For Return

Despite some initial optimism for a return, Ladarius Green says he still has no idea when he’ll be cleared to practice. That’s what he told the Trib’s Chris Adamski yesterday afternoon. “It’s up to (the medical staff),” Green said to Adamski, who added there is “no timetable” for a return….


Steelers Need Plan For Containing New England’s Dual TE Threat

In monitoring the discussion surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers’ next game against the Patriots, the vast majority of the focus seems to be on backup quarterback Landry Jones, who is obviously being thrust into the starting lineup due to injury. That is, of course, among those who have not already thrown…


Steelers Film Room: Artie Burns Edge Contain

You might recall that I wrote an article shortly after the Pittsburgh Steelers finalized their first draft of their 53-man roster about the cornerback position, and in that article, I focused specifically on the nature of the cornerbacks that they have been adding in recent years, and how that relates…


Bill Belichick On Le’Veon Bell: ‘Oh My God, Tremendous Player’

As much as he may rightly be maligned by many people around the league, even his most ardent detractors—well, most of them anyway—would never deny that Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is a brilliant football mind, and whenever he is not grumping his way through a press conference, he often…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Dolphins

If you’re able to handle it again, notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 30-15 loss to the Miami Dolphins. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Sean Davis-L.J. Fort-Steven Johnson-Anthony Chickillo-Tyler Matakevich. Jordan Dangerfield behind. David Johnson/Javon Hargrave/Xavier Grimble as the wedge and Justin Gilbert/Fitzgerald Toussaint the return men. –…