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Steelers Can Leap Into 6th Seed In AFC With Win Monday Night

Does anybody want to win the AFC North this year? After losing 23-7 at home Sunday to the Houston Texans, the Cleveland Browns have now surrendered the top position in the AFC North back to the Cincinnati Bengals, who beat the New Orleans Saints Sunday 27-10. With a win Monday…


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NFL Week 11 Picks & Predictions – Dave Bryan & David Todd – 2014

Every Friday on The Terrible Podcast my co-host David Todd and I pick all of the NFL games against the spread and we will post those picks every Sunday morning throughout the season and track the results along the way. Here is a link to the Friday episode. We use…


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Steelers Sunday Afternoon An Eventful One With Division Games

The Pittsburgh Steelers do not play until tomorrow night, but that doesn’t mean that this Sunday afternoon doesn’t have big goings on in the AFC North. While the Baltimore Ravens are on their bye week, both the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals are playing 1 PM games, with Cleveland at…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review Lawrence Timmons

Outside of a rough season opener, Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been among the best linebackers in the league against the run over the course of the remainder of the season since then. Timmons has not had the most consistent season of his career in terms of his…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Nowhere To Run

Many have been wondering where in the world the Pittsburgh Steelers’s top-ranked running attack from earlier in the season had been for the last few weeks. The ground game was certainly missing in action last week against the New York Jets. A lot of that came down to poor individual…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: James Harrison

What does it say about this Pittsburgh Steelers defense that the 36-year-old James Harrison is one of its best assets, after having been retired about a month and a half ago? Not that that is to take anything away from the success that the veteran has been able to find…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Safety Inspection

One of the key issues that the Pittsburgh Steelers had defensively, particularly early on, last week against the New York Jets was a difficulty for the safeties to play the run successfully. Of course, this wasn’t entirely surprising, given that Troy Polamalu missed the game with an injury that he…



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Titans Injury Report: TE Delanie Walker Ends Week As Questionable

It’s still unclear as to whether or not the Tennessee Titans will have tight end Delanie Walker (concussion) for their Monday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Walker, who suffered a concussion last Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, was able to finally practice on a limited basis Saturday and he’s…


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Steelers Injury Report: Thomas, McLendon Ruled Out, Ventrone Probable

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their final injury report of the week for the game Monday night against the Tennessee Titans and it offers up no real surprises. Ruled out for Monday night’s game are safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring), safety Troy Polamalu (knee), linebacker Ryan Shazier (ankle), nose tackle Steve…


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Zach Mettenberger Passing Chart From Texans, Ravens Games

Friday evening I spent time watching the last two games that the Tennessee Titans played against the Houston Texans and Baltimore Ravens and decided to chart all of the throws made by rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger in both while watching. I charted both of these games all on the one…


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Steelers: Much Ado About Monday Night

By Michael K. Reynolds Monday Night Football may no longer be what it once was back in the day when Howard Cosell was doing the color commentary and even more recently when Bocephus was singing, “Are you ready for some football?” But Monday night still has major importance for the…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Containing Michael Vick

In all, New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick only had a total of 39 yards on eight rushing attempts, which included some scrambles that resulted in sacks. But those few significant scrambles that he had on Sunday in the surprising upset of the Pittsburgh Steelers were key to getting the…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review: Martavis Bryant

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant recorded his sixth touchdown in four games very late against the New York Jets on Sunday. It was his third receptions that went for at least forty yards (his second came earlier in the game), and his first touchdown from such distance. As…


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Steelers vs Jets Film Review Defending: Percy Harvin

Anybody who watched the Pittsburgh Steelers play against the New York Jets on Sunday saw that Percy Harvin was disrupting what the defense was looking to do. Though his cumulative yardage may not have been overly impressive—he did have a handful of significant plays—it was his threat as a runner…