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James Harrison Sets Defensive Tone For Steelers

It wasn’t even certain if James Harrison would be active for the Pittsburgh Steelers when they hosted the Kansas City Chiefs yesterday. He had missed the previous two games with a knee injury, and in his absence, the Steelers saw the return of Jarvis Jones, whose injury in the third…


Steelers Versus Chiefs: An All-22 Primer

The weekly All-22 primer of things I’ll be keeping in the back of my mind when watching the Coaches Tape of the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. – A couple of people have correctly pointed it out on Twitter. Ben Roethlisberger played a really good game. He…


Steelers Defense Getting Into Playoff Form

Three weeks ago against the New Orleans Saints, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense looked like Swiss cheese getting shredded by Drew Brees and Kenny Stills.  While Brees only put up 250 yards on them, he was extremely efficient while doing so, and they got rocked with 143 yards on the ground….


Steelers vs Chiefs – What To Watch For On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot at stake as they return to Heinz Field for their 15th game of the season against the Kansas City Chiefs. If they emerge victorious, securing their 10th win of the season, they will also secure their entry into the postseason for the first time…


McLendon Could Play Key Role In Stopping Chiefs Running Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a ton on the line in their home game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. The team’s chances of clinching a playoff birth largely rest on their ability to stop or at least slow down Kansas City’s potent rushing attack featuring the two-headed monster of…


Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs Scouting Report

Scouting report on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 16 opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs. OFFENSE – Alex Smith leads the bunch. You can call him a “game manager” and it’s true this isn’t a vertical offense but he’s still been a good QB. After throwing three picks in Week One, he’s…


Steelers Must Prevent Chiefs QB Alex Smith From Making Plays With His Legs

This coming Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers defense will have their hands full trying to contain the Kansas City Chiefs two-headed rushing attack of running backs Jamaal Charles and Knile Davis. If that’s not enough, they’ll also have to make sure that they contain Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, who’s not afraid…


The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tomlin Tuesday Presser, Chiefs Preview With Bob Fescoe & More Episode

Season 5, Episode 55 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say Tuesday during his weekly press conference. We discuss what Tomlin had to say about injured tackle Marcus Gilbert in addition to breaking down his quote…


While Not His Speciality, Chiefs QB Alex Smith Can Still Go Deep

Against the Atlanta Falcons this past Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers defense allowed quarterback Matt Ryan to complete 4-of-6 passes thrown more than 15 yards past the line of scrimmage. While allowing 66.7% of all deep passes to completed against you is never a good thing, at least only one of…


Ryan Shazier May Be An Asset Against Chiefs’ Passing Attack

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie inside linebacker Ryan Shazier finally returned to the field on defense for the first time in five games against the Atlanta Falcons, playing four snaps and registering two tackles in the process. The first-rounder, who began the season as a starter, has battled injuries during his freshman…