Alejandro Villanueva


PFF Makes Case For Steelers’ O-Line As Best In The League

As much as the 2016 season has been a marathon of tales of highs and lows for the Pittsburgh Steelers, perhaps the best story of all—and the one that flows through everything that has happened with the team this year—has been the development of the offensive line into arguably the…


Steelers Vs Chiefs Sack Breakdown

Just one of these to look at. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line has made my life easy with this stuff in 2016. 1. 3rd and 8, 10:38 4th. 11 personnel. Five blocking a four man rush. This is flat out a coverage sack. Kansas City is playing Cover 1 robber, man…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs: 7 Keys To Victory – Divisional Round Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in a Divisional Round playoff game that will feature some very cold and rainy weather. The Steelers will look to repeat their Week 4 win over the Chiefs and move on to play the New England…


Steelers Spin: Divisional Playoffs Rants And Ramblings

Playoffs? You kidding me? I just hope we win a game. These were the immortal words of then Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Mora at a press conference years ago. And although he was deflecting questions following a disappointing regular season loss for his team, his words should be the mantra…


In The Trenches: Steelers Vs Chiefs

After a convincing win in the AFC Wild Card round against the Miami Dolphins the Steelers are gearing up for a rematch against the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional Round. The Chiefs defense leads the NFL with 33 takeaways, but let’s see how they match up against the Steelers’…


Steelers Vs Dolphins: Sack Breakdown

Just one of these bad boys to look at today so let’s dive in. 1. 3rd and 7, 7:22 3rd. 12 personnel. Five blocking four rushers. The Pittsburgh Steelers ran one of their favorite concepts of the past month, their mesh route, on third down. It’s a man-beater, the goal…



Steelers Vs Browns Positional Grades

Sunday’s regular season finale between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field was meaningless for both teams with very little to play for (other than the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft for the Browns), but it was nice to see the Steelers —…


Steelers Celebrate AFC North Title With Harlem Globetrotters

Little light, fun reading for you on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ spring break week before things get serious again. After capturing the AFC North title with a nail-biting win over the Baltimore Ravens, four Steelers celebrated by taking in, and taking part, a Harlem Globetrotters game. The Globetrotters Twitter account posted…





6 Rookies Contributed Significantly In Steelers Win Over Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night win over the Baltimore Ravens included contributions from several young players and that certainly was great to see. If that’s not enough, a total of six rookies played a big role in that win in all three phases of the game. In addition to cornerback…


Joe Flacco Ravens

In The Trenches: Steelers Vs Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a hard-fought AFC North win in Cincinnati last week and ended sweeping last year’s division champion. The defense managed a 2nd half shut out and set up a Christmas Day game with major ramifications against the Baltimore Ravens. If the Steelers win, Santa will leave an AFC…