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2016 Midseason Review: Outside Linebackers

We still have some time to kill before the Pittsburgh Steelers get back on the field, and their bye week happens to have fallen at a pretty appropriate time, so over the course of this week, we are going to bring you a sort of quick-hitter review of how the…


Steelers Get Creative In Chickillo’s Career-High Snap Count

For the first time this season—actually, for the first time in his career—Pittsburgh Steelers second-year outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo took the majority of the team’s snaps on the defensive side of the ball in their last game, a defeat at the hands of the Patriots. The former sixth-round draft pick…


Steelers Film Room: Anthony Chickillo Vs Dolphins

On Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers second-year outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo made his first career start after he recorded the first sack and forced fumble of his career the week before. The coaching staff wanted to see what he could do with a bigger role—and, quite honestly, this is what a lot…


Jones Plans On Being Cautiously Aggressive Sunday Against Patriots

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talked about how confident of a player quarterback Landry Jones is ahead of his third career start this coming Sunday against the New England Patriots. Wednesday morning, Jones exhibited that confidence when he addressed the entire team during a meeting. “As he…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 6: Steelers Versus Dolphins

After two impressive wins at home, the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to South Florida and produced one of the most ignominious efforts in recent memory losing 30-15 to the Miami Dolphins. The Steelers were completely dominated on both sides of the ball, but still managed to have a chance late because…


Defensive Pressure Again Invisible Versus Miami

I don’t think you needed our numbers to tell you this but Ryan Tannehill could’ve written a novel in the pocket Sunday afternoon. Or, with the way they made him look, maybe he could’ve written up a new contract. It’s been a roller coaster season for the Pittsburgh Steelers trying…


Tomlin Hopes Better Days Lie Ahead For Steelers Outside Linebackers

In the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-13 win over the New York Jets this past Sunday, the team’s defense recorded three sacks of which one belonged to second year outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo, the first of his career. While the Steelers outside linebackers played well as a whole against the Jets, head…


2016 South Side Questions: Is The Pass Rush Back On Track?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…



Steelers Vs. Chiefs: Beyond The Box Score – Week 4

While the box score is relatively informative it doesn’t always tell the whole story. Here are the plays and circumstances not covered in any box score that had a critical role in the outcome of the Pittsburgh Steelers week 4 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. On the Steelers first…


Steelers Week Three Defensive Charting Notes

Your weekly defensive breakdown based off our charting notes from the loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. – 65 total defensive snaps is our guide. Stephon Tuitt played 63 of those, or 97%. Cam Heyward saw 56, or 86.2%. Both are too high for my taste and Javon Hargrave needs to…



Kozora: How To Improve The Steelers’ Pass Rush

Through three weeks, you’d be hard pressed to find a Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan who wouldn’t say pass rush is the biggest issue facing this team the rest of the year. One sack in three games, dead last in the league, with every other team having at least three. This, despite…


Remedying Pass Rush Starts With Increasing James Harrison’s Snaps

At this point of the season, there is no magic wand, no Excalibur’s sword, no secret potion to completely fix the Pittsburgh Steelers’ pass rush. You roll with what you have, tweak the system and scheme a bit, and cross your fingers. That doesn’t mean changes can’t be made. They could,…