Scouting Report: Bears’ Defense Will Try To “Rat” Out Steelers

As we have been for several years now, we’ll break down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ opponent each week, telling you what to expect from a scheme and individual standpoint. Dan Vasko and I will break things down. Dan the players, myself the scheme. Looking at the Chicago Bears’ defense. Alex’s Scheme Report Bears’ Front Seven…


Scouting Report: Bears’ Offense Has One Major Threat

As we have been for several years now, we’ll break down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ opponent each week, telling you what to expect from a scheme and individual standpoint. Like last year, Josh Carney and I will cover the opposing team’s offense. I will focus on scheme, Josh on the players. Today, the Chicago Bears’ offense….


Film Room: Le’Veon Bell And The Blitz Pickup

There has been some debate as to whether or not Le’Veon Bell is full on the same page with the rest of his offensive teammates, but the Pittsburgh Steelers running back hasn’t necessary been given the greatest opportunities to succeed. Sure, maybe has failed to hit a hole or two…


Film Room: Chris Hubbard Will Benefit From Starter Reps

As we wind down the week, there are still a few more things from Sunday that I would like to get to before we head into Sunday’s game. For one thing, I think it would be beneficial to give some type of evaluation to the performance of Chris Hubbard, who…




Is There Legitimate Reason To Worry About Le’Veon Bell’s Slow Start?

Mike Tomlin described his Pittsburgh Steelers as a team still very much in development during his weekly press conference Tuesday and though the team has many minor snags to work through, one area that sticks out is the run game. After two games, the Steelers find themselves in an unusual…


Todd Haley Says Antonio Brown Has Gotten Even Better

Earlier in the offseason, Carnell Lake remarked Antonio Brown looked even better than before. And his offensive coordinator agrees. Speaking with Bob Labriola on Coordinator’s Corner, Todd Haley said he’s seen Brown take his game to new heights. “I haven’t seen anybody who does what he does,” Haley told Labriola. “And I think…



Bears 2017 Week 3 Injury Report: Sitton, Kwiatkoski Sit Again On Thursday

The Chicago Bears have now released their Thursday injury report ahead of their Sunday home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it includes a few changes from the one the team released on Wednesday. Not practicing for a second consecutive day for the Bears were linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski (pectoral) and guard Josh…


Steelers 2017 Week 3 Injury Report: Watt, Gilbert Both Sit Out Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Thursday practice ahead of their Week 3 Sunday road game against the Chicago Bears and the team’s daily injury report includes some good news when it comes to several players. Tackle Marcus Gilbert (hamstring) and outside linebacker T.J. Watt (groin) both failed to practice…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

The world is ending September 23rd. So just enough time for one final mailbag. To your questions! Jesse Hernandez: Hey Alex do you think Timmons winds up on the Steelers roster this year and if it was up to you and he was available would you sign him? Alex: I really don’t…


Steelers Vs Vikings Missed Tackles Report

In a big Week 2 matchup at Heinz Field Sunday afternoon against the visiting Minnesota Vikings, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense stood tall once again, shutting down a high-powered attack despite Case Keenum filling in for an injured Sam Bradford. Against the Vikings, the tackling was much improved from a Week…


Big Ben Off To Better Start On Ball Security

My biggest concern about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger heading into the 2017 was whether or not he would exercise greater ball security on his passes than he had in each of the two previous seasons. At the moment, there is too small a sample size to make any sort…


Steelers Vs. Bears Stat That Matters: Third And Glennon

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field and that means they’ll be facing quarterback Mike Glennon. Glennon, you may remember, beat the Steelers in 2014 when he was with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and that was one of the two wins that team had…