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Steelers Backup QB Situation Unclear Heading Into Sunday

If Ben Roethlisberger is able to return this week, there’s no problem. If he can’t, uh, Houston? You know the drill. As implausible as it would have been to type out even a month ago, Landry Jones is likely to be the Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting QB Sunday afternoon against the…


Wheaton On Roethisberger: ‘It Looked Like He Hadn’t Missed A Beat’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice Wednesday on a limited basis and during a Thursday morning interview on the NFL Network, third-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton was asked to comment on how the injured starter looked during his first session back on the field. “He looked good, he…


Pro Football Focus Ranks Steelers’ Offensive Line 13th

The metric-heavy friends over at Pro Football Focus released their ranking of every offensive line in football, placing the Pittsburgh Steelers 13th overall. The Steelers graded out as the best pass blocking team in the NFL. Their run blocking, based on the site’s metrics, doomed the team from having a…



The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Ravens Preview With John Eisenberg, Injury Reports, Stats & More

Season 6, Episode 29 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this show, David Todd and I get right to previewing the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night game against the Baltimore Ravens. In addition to going over the injury reports heading into Wednesday for both teams, David and I discuss what quarterback Michael…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs 49ers

This is the same as the old “Numbers crunch” but with a repackaged title to show the emphasis on the more obscure stats from each game. – Antonio Brown’s 195 yards receiving was the sixth most all-time in franchise history. And believe it or not, only the second-highest total in…


Film Room: Former Steelers OL Wesley Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers used a fifth-round draft pick to select lineman Wesley Johnson in the 2014 NFL Draft. Though he worked exclusively at center during the preseason that year, he played all five position along the offensive line during college, a versatile trait that attracted him to the team. It…


Vick Promises To Be The Best Backup He Can Be

In a game last season against the San Diego Chargers, New York Jets starting quarterback Geno Smith was benched after a lousy first half performance that included him completing just 4 of 12 passes for 27 yards and an interception. Michael Vick, who signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers late Tuesday…


Moats Showing No Fear Of Losing Job To Dupree

When the Pittsburgh Steelers made edge rusher Bud Dupree their first round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft this past spring, it could be said that the writing was on the wall for fellow outside linebacker Arthur Moats, who was viewed as the incumbent starter on the left side, filling…


Blast From the Past: Fred Gibson

New series to fill out the rest of the offseason. Which is mercifully close to being over. Inspired by a Jerame Tuman name-drop on the last edition of The Terrible Podcast, and a “Forgottable Pirates” twitter account that I love, we’ll rattle off a few Pittsburgh Steelers that have fallen into…


Steelers’ Offense Losing Security Blanket In Bell

Every Pittsburgh Steelers fan has an uneasy, though perhaps subconscious, feeling they’re carrying during the offseason. Having to face the unfortunate reality of being without Le’Veon Bell for the first three weeks of the regular season, pending appeal. He’ll look great in camp, bust off a big run in the preseason….


Assessing The Steelers Free Agent Alternatives: Offensive Tackle

Now that we’ve went over the running backs, it’s time to dive into a position that most Steelers fans (including myself) are begging Pittsburgh to add depth to in the offensive tackle position. Pittsburgh seemingly has the starters set at tackle with criminally underrated, Kelvin Beachum anchoring the left side…


Steelers’ All-22: Predictability And Pick Sixes

Football is a mental game. It’s a phrase you’ve undoubtedly heard a hundred times during a broadcast. But the cliché is true. No one wins anymore solely because they’re bigger and faster. If you can’t figure out where the play is going, you don’t stand a chance, no matter how…


Assessing The Steelers Alternatives: Running Back

As I’ve read through the site, I’ve seen many fans and fellow writers on social media express their desire for the Pittsburgh Steelers to bring in free agents to provide depth at a few key positions. This got me thinking. Are there really players available right now that fit what…