Film Room: Patriots’ 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 England Patriots’ defense. Alex’s Scheme…


Film Room: Patriots’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s offense 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. Your New England Patriots’ offense. Alex’s Scheme…


Film Room: The Landry Jones Gameplan

I’m going to attempt what no sane man would ever try. Figure out a way the Pittsburgh Steelers can win with Landry Jones. *record scratches* Of course, even the cheeriest of Steelers’ fans know the chances of Pittsburgh pulling off the upset are slim. But the team isn’t going to…


Reports Indicate Ladarius Green Could Practice Next Week

While it was not necessarily much of a shock, it was a bit disappointing to see the week of practice go by, ending today, and not expecting to see Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green take the field. Green, of course, was their big free agent acquisition, but has spent…


Steelers Film Room: Chris Hubbard Vs Dolphins

For the second game in as many weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers were forced to call upon third-year offensive lineman Chris Hubbard to fill in at right tackle in order to replace the injured Marcus Gilbert, who suffered a foot injury against the Chiefs and has been sidelined since. At the…


Browns Believe In Cody Kessler

The Cleveland Browns have had their share of frustrations this season, often related to injury. Of course, this is pretty much the way that I have begun just about every article that I have written about the Browns since the season has started—but I can only write about what I’m…


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…