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Thus Ends The Unusual Tenure Of Bruce Gradkowski

The four-year tenure of quarterback Bruce Gradkowski with the Pittsburgh Steelers has certainly been an unusual one, and perhaps one of the odder ones that we have had for some time. But considering that it appears likely to be coming to an end in light of recent events, now would…


Steelers Vs. Saints 2016 Preseason: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Preseason Game No. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers (0-2) vs. New Orleans Saints (0-2) Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET Site: Mercedes-Benz Superdome (73,000) • New Orleans, La. Playing Surface: UBU Speed Series-S5-M TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color analyst), Missi Matthews and Rich Walsh…


Steelers Vs. Eagles 2016 Preseason: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Preseason Game No. 2 Philadelphia Eagles (1-0) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1) Kickoff: 7:00 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) & NFL Network Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color analyst), Missi Matthews and Rich Walsh…


Steelers Vs. Lions 2016 Preseason: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Preseason Game No. 1 Detroit Lions (0-0) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0) Kickoff: 7:00 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) & NFL Network Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color analyst), Missi Matthews and Rich Walsh…



Steelers Have More Questions Than Answers Behind Roethlisberger

The Pittsburgh Steelers have spent most of Ben Roethlisberger’s career with a pretty solid idea of what they had at the quarterback position behind him. Early in his career, of course, they had Tommy Maddox, who was the starter for the first two games of Roethlisberger’s rookie year, and then…


Eroding The Myth Of ‘Developmental Quarterbacks’

You may have read recently about the possibility of the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting a quarterback next week in the 2016 NFL Draft. In fact, if you are a regular reader of this site, it is a topic that we have written about, and there is logic behind it. The Steelers…




Steelers Thowback Thursday: The 1998 Thanksgiving Day Coin Toss

Good morning to all of you and I hope each and every one of you have a great Thanksgiving today. Each and every Thanksgiving, I can’t help but remember back to 1998 and the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 13 game against the Detroit Lions and that dreadful overtime coin toss. Many of…


Charlie Batch Had The Greatest Game Of All-Time…Or Did He?

ESPN has tried to shove their new spin on quarterback rating, QBR, down our throats as much as they do Stephen A. Smith or Skip Bayless. To be fair, they’re fighting an uphill battle – the traditional quarterback rating is equally wonky but because it was first, it’s the standard…



Stats Of The Weird: Steelers vs Cardinals

The games just keep getting weirder. I can only assume Terry Hanratty will lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to victory next week. Your stats of the weird. – Let’s start with the score, 25-13. It’s the first game with that score either team has ever been involved in. It’s only the…


Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 4 Vs. Ravens

Week 4 – October 1, 2015 Location: Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Baltimore Ravens Week 3 of the 2015 season was a cruel reminder that the NFL is still a brutal sport. When #7 hit the turf in St. Louis in the 3rd quarter of last Sunday’s game, Steeler…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Three

With the season on the brink a hushed Edward Jones Dome full of Pittsburgh Steelers fans (and literally millions of others throughout the world) watched helplessly as the unimaginable horror movie played before them: Ben Roethlisberger on the ground clenching his knee. Forget that the Steelers won 12-6. There was only…