Danny Smith

Tomlin Avoiding Boswell After Two Poor Kickoffs Against Ravens

After kicking six field goals and making a touchdown-saving tackle in the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 15 over the Cincinnati Bengals, kicker Chris Boswell received a game-ball from head coach Mike Tomlin in the locker room after that contest was over. Unfortunately for him, the former undrafted free agent out of…


Danny Smith Says His Kickers Are Athletes, Work On Tackling

It’s the worst sight for coaches and fans alike. Holding your breath in the hopes a kicker makes a tackle. It happened twice last Sunday. Randy Bullock shoved Sammie Coates out of bounds after a 44 yard return and Chris Boswell made arguably the play of the day, a nearly…


Help Me Figure Out What Jordan Dangerfield Is Doing Here

I ask that semi-rhetorically because I think we all have a sense for what the goal is here. But, c’mon man! This has to be one of the least practical return ideas you’ll see this season. Twice on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, Danny Smith had Jordan Dangerfield do this. Loop around…


The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Ravens Preview With John Eisenberg, Tomlin Tuesday, Pro Bowl Snubs & More

Season 7, Episode 57 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Wednesday show, David Todd and I get right into talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming game Christmas night against the Baltimore Ravens. Will Steelers defense end Stephon Tuitt and tight end Ladarius Green ultimately be able to play against the Ravens? We…


Tomlin Talks Kickoff Returns, Coverage Unit Problems Against Bengals

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Gilbert possesses the ability to return kickoffs, head coach Mike Tomlin has decided against using him in that role this season. During his Tuesday press conference, Tomlin was asked if there’s a reason why that’s the case as his team prepares to host the…




Steelers Vs Bills Win/Loss Scenarios

New series we’ll do each Sunday morning before kickoff. A prediction of what will happen if the Pittsburgh Steelers win, if they lose, and my final score prediction. My outlook on this afternoon’s game against the Buffalo Bills. The Steelers Will Win If… – They can bust off a big run in the snow….


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 13: Steelers Versus Giants

Sunday at Heinz Field the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves in the unusual situation of having a two-game win streak but having lost their last two games at home. They took on a New York Giants team that had won six and a row and was looking to solidify it’s place…


Special Teams Must Do Better, Tomlin Says

Mike Tomlin was pretty blunt about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ special teams unit. And it’s hard to sugercoat. It’s been a rough stretch for Danny Smith and his guys. At his Tuesday press conference, Tomlin was asked if the problems the unit has had – poor play and penalties – is…


Steelers Vs Giants: Winners/Losers

Life is good, isn’t it? WINNERS Red Zone Defense: This can go to everyone because the defense was incredible today. On a lot of different levels but specifically, situational football in the red zone and red zone fringe. If you count both, times where the New York Giants got the…


Antonio Brown Not Concerned About Celebration Penalties

I’m sure this is the topic you were dying to hear about. But it’s relevant, affecting the team, and Antonio Brown was asked about it today. After being flagged, and fined, for excessive celebration against the Indianapolis Colts, Brown was asked by reporters if he’s concerned about his actions. His response, per…


Steelers Had Interest In Giants’ Return Man Dwayne Harris In 2015

Sunday at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coordinator Danny Smith will be tasked with the job of limiting the effectiveness of New York Giants return man Dwayne Harris. During his Tuesday press conference, Steelers heads coach Mike Tomlin made sure to talk about Harris when going over the Giants…


Yes, The Steelers Were Prepared For The Colts’ Fake Punt

At least formationally, the Pittsburgh Steelers were in position to defend Pat McAfee’s fake punt Thursday night. Real quick look at it. The Steelers are pretty clearly in a “safe” look with Jordan Dangerfield and Justin Gilbert pulled off the line of scrimmage, an alignment that rarely use. And on…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 11: Steelers Versus Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers went to First Energy Stadium in Cleveland on Sunday and did something they haven’t done since the opening game of the season. They won on the road. The Steelers raised their record to 5-5 and moved back into a first place tie in the AFC North defeating…