Film Room: A Look At Kick Returns, Just For Kicks

The Pittsburgh Steelers have not exactly been the most impressive team in the league this year—or in the past several years—when it comes to getting off quality kick returns. Actually, it seems that league return averages as a whole are down this year because there are fewer and fewer returns…


Ladarius Green’s Status A Cause For Concern

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already begun practice preparations for their next playoff game on Sunday, but they did so without a key name that has been on the injury report for too long now, that being tight end Ladarius Green. The free agent signing remains in the concussion protocol for…


Film Room: Chris Hubbard A Staple In Steelers’ Run Game

I wrote an article last week discussing the progression of third-year Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Chris Hubbard and the evolution of his role in the offense. Over the course of the final seven games of the season, he played on nearly a quarter of the team’s total offensive snaps, being…




Steelers Punt Coverage Unit Has Undergone Several Changes Since Week 4

The Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday injury report included some mixed news when it comes to their punt coverage team as safety Robert Golden (ankle) practiced fully while linebackers Anthony Chickillo (ankle) and Vince Williams (shoulder) both failed to practice. Assuming both Golden and Williams will be able to play Sunday in…


Defense Focused On Shutting Down Kelce and Hill

I suppose that headline shouldn’t be much of a surprise. Nor should this sentence. Saying you have to shut down Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill is a whole lot easier than actually doing it. But that’s the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ mission this weekend. Kelce and Hill are the Kansas City Chiefs’…


Chiefs Injury Report: OLBs Houston, Hali Limited On Wednesday

The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in the Divisional Round of the playoffs and their first injury report of the week that was released on Wednesday only has four players listed on it. Limited on Wednesday for the Chiefs were outside linebackers Justin…


Steelers Injury Report: Green, Roethlisberger, Five Others Sit Out Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their first injury report of the week ahead of Sunday’s road Divisional Round playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs and it includes a total of 10 players. Not practicing on Wednesday for the Steelers were tight end Ladarius Green (concussion), quarterback Ben Roethlisberger…


Cold Weather QB Look With Freezing Rain Expected For Steelers-Chiefs Game

When you think about NFL playoff football you usually associate cold weather being part of it. In the upcoming Divisional Round playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs, not only will it be played in the cold, but potentially freezing rain as well. According to the…


James Harrison Says He Spends $350K A Year In Taking Care Of His Body

This is from Sunday but I have been wanting to get around to this interview. Because James Harrison doesn’t do many one-on-one sitdowns so it’s always cool to hear what he has to say. Harrison sat down with NFL Network’s Andrea Kremer in an interview that aired Sunday morning, prior to…




Roethlisberger Running Offense Like It’s 2005

It is not that often that the Pittsburgh Steelers can have quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throw just 18 passes and still handily win that game. At least, it’s not often anymore. Roethlisberger has thrown 20 passes or fewer on 27 occasions over the course of his career, but the vast majority…


Steelers Sign RB Gus Johnson To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers made one minor transaction on Wednesday and it involves the shuffling of a few running backs on their practice squad. Signed to the Steelers practice squad on Wednesday was running back Gus Johnson and he takes the spot of running back Dreamius Smith, who is now on…