Danny Smith On Jacoby Jones: “He Wasn’t Detailed Oriented”

Danny Smith says he still loves Jacoby Jones. But not enough to keep him in the starting lineup. Though it doesn’t take a football junkie like Smith to tell you Jones’ performance Sunday night wasn’t close to meeting the standard, he explained the decision to Bob Labriola in this week’s Coordinator…


Bentley On Villanueva ‘He Has A Chance To Be A Pretty Special Player’

While he’s far from being considered a Pro Bowl left tackle right now, Alejandro Villanueva is continuing to make weekly progress as a starter for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Villanueva, who became the Steelers starter in Week 7 after Kelvin Beachum was lost for the season to a knee injury, now…


Steelers Third Quarter Of 2015 Season Defensive Awards

With the third quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now behind us, it’s time for us to hand out some awards to players for their play in the last four games. After already handing out our offensive awards for the third quarter of the season, we’ll now address the…


Marcus Gilbert Knows Sunday’s Game Is An Emotional One

Marcus Gilbert tried to give the politically correct answer. “It’s just another week for us,” he started out, talking to reporters about how he’s approaching Sunday’s AFC North contest with the Cincinnati Bengals. And then he changed his tune. “We have a chip on our shoulder, especially because we’re playing…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Colts Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 45-10 beatdown over the Indianapolis Colts. First Half – New formation on the kick return unit. Maybe because of planning for surprise onside kick and just trying to do something different. Six man front. Arthur Moats-Anthony Chickillo-Shamarko Thomas-Terence Garvin-Robert Golden–Vince Williams with Roosevelt Nix…


Steelers Third Quarter Of 2015 Season Offensive Awards

With the third quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season now in the books, it’s time again for us to hand out some awards for the last four games and we’ll start things off with the offensive side of the football. Offensive MVP – Antonio Brown – Sure, Antonio Brown…


Steelers Home-Road Scoring Splits Reveal 10-Point Differential

Prior to the start of the regular season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said that he envisioned this offense as one that he believes could put up 30 points a game, but through the first 12 games of the season, the defending AFC North champions are averaging just 25.9 points…


Steelers Film Room: Roosevelt Nix Vs Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers first-year fullback Roosevelt Nix has established himself as a fan favorite this season, and it’s not hard to see why with a fan base such as the one the Steelers have. He is a blue collar player with a relentless motor and an underdog story to boot. He…


League XPA Success Rate Down To Lowest Since 1979

Last week, between the league’s 16 games played, the combined 32 teams collectively missed nine extra point attempts, bringing the NFL season total of misses extra point attempts up to 57 through the first 13 weeks. During the 2014 NFL season, there were only eight missed extra point attempts for…


Steelers Film Room: Will Allen Vs Colts

Veteran safety Will Allen has been a stable starting safety this year for the first time since 2005, in his second season when he started eight games for a Tampa Bay Buccaneers secondary coached by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. He started every game in 2006 when Tomlin left…


Steelers O-Line Adjusting To DeAngelo Williams’ Style

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers have had to make do for half of the season—and for whatever remains of their 2015 season, playoffs included—without the services their All-Pro running back, Le’Veon Bell, for a casual observer, it may be hard to notice. After all, statistically, the Steelers are an even…


Bengals Injury Report: Leon Hall Sits Out Wednesday

The Cincinnati Bengals Wednesday injury report was released a few hours ago and it shows that five players failed to practice earlier in the day. Sitting out Wednesday were wide receiver Mario Alford (not injury related), cornerback Leon Hall (back), safety George Iloka (groin), cornerback Adam Jones (foot), and tackle…


Report: Steelers Recently Worked Out British Rugby Star Tom Burgess

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Pittsburgh Steelers had a very interesting tryout candidate recently in British rugby star Tom Burgess. Tom Burgess’ tryout tour, part 4: the Pittsburgh Steelers. The British rugby star drawing interest from multiple NFL teams. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 9, 2015 According to…


Steelers WR Antonio Brown Currently 9th Overall In Pro Bowl Voting

With one week remaining in the fan voting for the 2016 Pro Bowl, it looks like Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is the only player on the team with a legitimate shot at making it. According to latest fan voting released by the league on Wednesday, Brown is the…


Steelers WR Antonio Brown Fined For Goal Post Celebration

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 13, he’s probably not celebrating the award very much as he’s reportedly been fined by the league for his Sunday night celebration following his long punt return for a touchdown….