2016 NFL Week 5: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Another week has come and gone and Week 5 of the 2016 NFL regular season is already underway. The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field and enter the contest as heavy favorites even though they currently sport a very long list of injured players….


Seahawks Mainly Used 4-Man Rush To Beat Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field and that means they’ll face veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who hasn’t played very well in his team’s first four games of the season. Now that I have had time to go through the Jets Week 4 game…


Steelers Release Bruce Gradkowski From IR

Minor roster move but one worth updating. The Pittsburgh Steelers have released Bruce Gradkowski from injured reserve today. Source: #Steelers have released QB Bruce Gradkowski. He was on the injured reserve list. Now a free-agent. — Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) October 7, 2016 Gradkowski suffered a hamstring injury in the preseason…


Chiefs RB Spencer Ware Fined For Uncalled Chop Block On Steelers S Mike Mitchell

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown wasn’t the only player fined last Sunday night in the game against the Kansas City Chiefs. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Chiefs running back Spencer Ware has been fined $9,000 for an illegal chop block on Steelers safety Mike Mitchell that was not…


Bloggers In Basements Talking Steelers

Back for our weekly live chat for an hour. Come watch some game tape, talk about last week’s game and preview this week’s, and anything else on your mind. It may be the last place in America not inhabited but hurricanes or clowns. Join here.


Jets Injury Report: Revis Doubtful For Steelers Game; Enunwa Questionable

The New York Jets have now released their Friday injury report ahead of Sunday’s game at Heinz Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers and that list of names now includes a notable offensive player. For starters, wide receiver Eric Decker (shoulder), guard Brian Winters, tight end Braedon Bowman (knee), and quarterback…


The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Jets Game Preview, Weekly Picks & More

Season 7, Episode 25 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Friday show, David Todd and I start by talking about this Sunday being the last time we’ll see the Pittsburgh Steelers wearing their 1934 bumblebee throwback jerseys. We move on to talk about the Steelers Thursday injury report ahead of…


Steelers Injury Report: 9 Players Ruled Out On Friday For Jets Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their final injury report ahead of Sunday’s home game against the New York Jets and as expected, several more players have now been officially ruled out for the Week 5 contest. Sitting out Sunday will be cornerback Justin Gilbert (knee), center/guard Cody Wallace (knee), tackle Marcus…


Steelers’ Defensive Charting Notes: First Four Weeks

From the first month of the season, our nuggets of info based on the weekly charting I conduct. Ok, big picture stuff. These are all out of 274 total defensive snaps. – You and I love hearing about personnel groupings so let’s start there. Nickel: 64.2% (176/274) 3-4: 20.4% (56/274)…


Sean Davis Looks To Slide Back Into Slot For Steelers On Sunday

Two weeks ago, when he injured his back early in the first quarter, rookie Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Sean Davis hardly missed a snap. Not only did he stay in the game, he shifted from the position that he has been playing, in the slot, to safety, which is the…


Sunday Will Mark Last Time Steelers Will Wear Bumblebee Uniforms

The Pittsburgh Steelers will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms Sunday for their home game against the New York Jets and it will be the final time you’ll see them. Steelers team president Art Rooney II informed Bob Labriola of steelers.com of the organization’s decision to pack away the bumblebee uniforms…


Todd Haley Talks Temptation To Move Le’Veon Bell Around

I have talked a lot about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ plans for running back Le’Veon Bell ever since I noticed how much they used him at wide receiver in the third game of the season in 2015, his first game back, and the only game in which he played with a…


Steelers Film Room: Getting Bell And Williams On Field

When the Pittsburgh Steelers got Le’Veon Bell back last season, they were kind of taken by surprise by how well their backup, DeAngelo Williams, handled the starting job without him. It took them a while to formulate a plan as to how to make use of both of them. This…


Film Room: Jets’ 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 York Jets’ defense. Alex’s…