Steelers’ Red Zone Defense Quietly Having Similar Issues As Offense

You’re well aware of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ issues on offense, chiefly, in the red zone. Less talked about are the Steelers’ problems on the defensive side of the ball, an area they grade out worse than the offense. Through five weeks, they have the fifth worse red zone defense, allowing…




What To Do With James Harrison

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler said that 39-year-old outside linebacker James Harrison is going to dress for the first time in the past three weeks after being a healthy scratch two games in a row. Harrison said that he’s heard that he’s going to dress, but he has “no…


Untested Pass Defense Will Face Challenge In Travis Kelce

Through the first five games of the 2016 regular season, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has been his usual difference-making self. He is already up to 29 receptions for 353 yards and a pair of touchdowns. The receptions and yardage numbers rank second only to the Eagles’ Zach…


2017 South Side Questions: Will O-Line Take Step Forward Sunday?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions…


Steelers vs. Chiefs: Week 6 Key Matchups

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a rough start to this 2017 season. 3-2 sounds decent for an average NFL team; however, this team is well beyond average. Last year, the Steelers were ranked #7 in total offense. This year: #17. And for many who believe the Steelers offense is their…


James Harrison Has “No Clue” What Role He’ll Play Against Chiefs

After spending the last two Sundays on the Pittsburgh Steelers inactive list, veteran outside linebacker James Harrison is currently scheduled to dress and play against the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend. Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler was the first to break that news on Thursday during his weekly talk with…


2017 NFL Week 6: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of yinz once again. I hope all of yinz are now recovered from the Pittsburgh Steelers home loss last Sunday to the Jacksonville Jaguars. What a mess of a game that one was. The Steelers will play the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium…


Chiefs 2017 Week 6 Injury Report: Kelce, Houston, Hill Expected To Play Against Steelers

The Kansas City Chiefs have now released their final injury report of Week 6 ahead of their Sunday game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it includes some encouraging news on it for the undefeated team. Sitting out Friday’s practice for the Chiefs were wide receiver Chris Conley (Achilles), guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (knee) and safety Steven Terrell…


B.J. Finney Prepared To Start Sunday In Place Of Ramon Foster

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday injury report has been released ahead of their Sunday road game against the Kansas City Chiefs it’s looking like starting left guard Ramon Foster will miss the Week 6 contest with a back injury. Should that ultimately happen, reserve interior offensive lineman B.J. Finney…


Steelers 2017 Week 6 Injury Report: G Ramon Foster Questionable For Chiefs Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers final injury report for Week 6 was released on Friday and it shows that one player is listed as questionable for Sunday’s road game against the Kansas City Chiefs. https://twitter.com/missi_matthews/status/918896274006519808 Guard Ramon Foster (back) was unable to practice for a third consecutive day on Friday and he…


Todd Haley Says He Hasn’t Seen Any Dropoff In Roethlisberger’s Play

While the talk of the week has been on Ben Roethlisberger’s play and future, including by yours truly, Todd Haley doesn’t seem nearly as concerned as the rest of us. Speaking with reporters yesterday, Haley said he hasn’t seen any dropoff with his quarterback’s play. “I haven’t seen any dropoff…



Steelers 2017 Week 5 Special Teams Report

I think you know what time it is. It’s Friday, so that means (more likely than not for the next few months) that it’s special-teams fun time. in what is not even remotely a twist, today we will look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ performance on Sunday against the Jaguars. The…