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Steelers Sign Former Penn State WR Derek Moye To The Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a practice squad move on Wednesday as Bob Labriola reports via Twitter that wide receiver Derek Moye has been signed and tight end Jamie McCoy has been released. The move was likely made because of the ankle injury suffered by wide receiver Antonio Brown in the…


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Ike Taylor Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week

New York Giants wide receivers Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz made it a point to say prior to their Sunday game that the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive backs get away with holding too much. The Steelers of course wound up winning the game and on Wednesday it was Ike Taylor that…


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Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Giants – Week 9

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 24-20 Sunday win against the New York Giants. The completion percentage of 42% was absolutely fantastic. The yards after the catch numbers could be a little better, but being as the defense only allowed two explosive plays of over…


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2012 NFL Week 9 TOX Stats

Week 9 of the 2012 NFL season is completed and here are the TOX stats for the week along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. I told you that the +2 number would correct and it indeed did as the +2 teams were…


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Breaking Down The Interception By Ike Taylor Against The Giants

I have had a few request to break down the first quarter play in the Pittsburgh Steelers game this past Sunday against the New York Giants that resulted in cornerback Ike Taylor picking off quarterback Eli Manning. Below are two animated gifs from the All-22 view that will help you…


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Steelers Might Get Troy Polamalu & Marcus Gilbert Back For Ravens Game

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers possibly get safety Troy Polamalu back for the Week 11 game against the Baltimore Ravens? Judging by the Tuesday comments made by head coach Mike Tomlin during his weekly press conference, that indeed seems like a possibility. Not only could we possibly see Polamalu back in…



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Steelers RB Isaac Redman Nominated For Weekly FedEx Ground Player Award

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman had a solid showing Sunday in the win over the New York Giants. Redman rushed for 147 yards on 26 carries and scored the go ahead touchdown late in the game. For his efforts, Redman has been nominated for the NFL FedEx Ground Player…


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Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Chiefs – Tuesday – Week 10

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference and talked a little about the win Sunday over the New York Giants and the upcoming game Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs in addition. Tomlin said that the team performed well in…


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Steelers Injury Report: Antonio Brown Doubtful For Chiefs Game

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his regular Tuesday press conference to talk about the win Sunday over the New York Giants and the upcoming Monday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Tomlin updated the injuries heading into the week and said wide receiver Antonio Brown (ankle) has…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts – Steelers Giants

By David Todd Follow @DavidMTodd All the hype coming into this one surrounded the quarterbacks from the 2004 draft class, each of whom has piloted his team to two Super Bowl victories and each with a  well-deserved reputation of being among the best in late-game comeback situations. The Ben-Eli matchup…


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Steelers Showing Balance In Three-Game Win Streak

By Jeremy Hritz The Pittsburgh Steelers earned their first signature win of a still young season yesterday against the defending Super Bowl champions. Despite multiple abhorrent calls against the Steelers, they still pounded their way to victory on offense, defense, and special teams. What is becoming clear about the 2012…



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Steelers Versus Giants Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. Chris Rainey gets the second half started with a great return that is keyed by a double team block made…



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Jerricho Cotchery Is Always Ready When His Number Is Called

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery hasn\’t played many snaps on offense so far this season, but he is always ready when his number is called, and such was the case in the Sunday win over the New York Giants. After Antonio Brown left the game early with a sprained…


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Injuries To Antonio Brown & Chris Rainey Could Force Roster Move By Sunday

Depending on how severe the injuries are to wide receiver Antonio Brown and running back Chris Rainey, the Pittsburgh Steelers might be forced to make a roster move later on in the week. The team dresses four wide receivers on a weekly basis with Rainey serving as an emergency fifth,…


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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Giants Game Recap Episode

Season 3, Episode 38 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right into the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20 win Sunday over the New York Giants. Of course we have to talk about the bad officiating in the game and there are several calls to talk…


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Ryan Clark Claims Referees Had Meetings About Him Before The Game

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark said during his post game talk with the media that the referees had meetings about him prior to the game Sunday against the New York Giants and that they were looking for an opportunity to flag him in the game. “They had meetings about me…


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Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 9 Giants

Below are the week 9 official gamebook offensive and defensive snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20 win over the New York Giants Sunday at MetLife Stadium. The Steelers starting five linemen made the whole game for yet another game, so you have to be excited about that. Cornerback Curtis…


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Steelers Winners And Losers – Week 9 – Giants

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday at MetLife Stadium and are now 5-3 on the season. Below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning and losing performances in the game. Winners: Isaac Redman – If 147 yards rushing on 26 carries…


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Steelers Versus Giants Game Rewind – First Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday at MetLife Stadium and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon. Keenan Lewis got his night off to a good start by knocking away a deep pass intended for Hakeem…



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Keenan Lewis Continues To Back Up Big Year Prediction

Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year cornerback Keenan Lewis set a lofty season goal for himself back in late May. “Pro Bowl,” Lewis predicted at the time. “Watch out, this is going to be a big year right here.” Eight games into the 2012 season the cornerback that looked as if he would…


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Rumors That Steelers RB Chris Rainey Suffered A Punctured Lung Are False

Rumors circulated that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey suffered a punctured lung and a broken rib in the win Sunday over the New York Giants, but those rumors proved to be false as the rookie flew back on the plane with the team according to Alby Oxenreiter on Twitter….