D.J. Hayden

Steelers Vs. Lions Week 8 Key Matchups

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions will be under the lights on Sunday as they will meet in Detroit for Sunday Night Football. Pittsburgh comes in riding a two-game win streak, while the Lions are coming off a bye week after giving up 52 points to New Orleans on October…


Kozora: 2017 Steelers’ Free Agency Wishlist

As we do every year, our initial free agent wishlist. We’ll update things with another list right before the official start of free agency when we have a much better idea of who is going to be available and who the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to retain. Chime in with…


Steelers Film Room: Todd Haley Pairing Plays

We harp on the ability to pair plays to create a successful offense. Play to play, drive to drive, week to week, every good offensive coordinator has the ability to do so in all three phases. In Sunday’s win over the Oakland Raiders, we saw the week to week pairing…


Steelers Film Room: Antonio Brown’s Slot Fade

Back in the film room to take a quick look at one of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ failed plays that was ever-so close to converting Sunday. A prolific offensive day that still managed to leave yards and points on the field. One of the toughest routes for a CB to defend…


Crucial Third Down Conversions Enough To Propel Steelers In Win

It wasn’t ideal. But it was better. And that was enough to win. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ struggles on third down have been well documented on this site over the last month. Overall, they finished 6 of 17 in yesterday’s 38-35 win over the Oakland Raiders, still surely far from an…


Steelers Film Room: Oakland Raiders Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Steelers Film Room: Oakland Raiders’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…