Detroit Lions

Film Room: Steelers’ Pass Rush Showing Cracks

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ pass rush has, generally speaking, been really good this year. They’ve gotten home with the front four and finished plays, something they were unable to do last season. One of the biggest underrated reasons why the Steelers’ sack numbers are so high this year is due to…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Lions Game Notes

Quick notes from last Sunday’s Week 8 win over the Detroit Lions. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five. Moats-Watt-Matakevich-Chickillo-Fort, Golden behind. Walton/Conner/Nix as the wedge. JuJu/Watson the returners. – Kick coverage left to right. Sensabaugh-Golden-Nix-Fort-Watson-Boswell-Matakevich-Chickillo-Williams-DHB-Hilton – Ben Roethlisberger’s interception….not a good idea. – 4-3 front the Lions run…


Steelers S Sean Davis Fined $24,309 For Hit In Lions Game

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Sean Davis is a little lighter in his wallet this week thanks to him being fined for an illegal hit in the team’s Week 8 road win over the Detroit Lions. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Davis was fined $24,309 this week for his third quarter…


Film Room: One Downside To Man Coverage

Quick film room today. Lot of discussion this year,and this week after Carnell Lake’s comments, about man coverage. Numbers show the Pittsburgh Steelers are running it less than any other team in the league but as I wrote yesterday, it’s more about when they play it than just sheer frequency….



Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster Named AFC Offensive Player Of The Week

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster had a great first career prime time game Sunday night against the Detroit Lions and he’s now been rewarded by the NFL for it. AFC Players of the Week (Week 8) Offense: @TeamJuJu, PitDefense: @Carlos_Dunlap, CinSpecial Teams: @buttkicker7, KC pic.twitter.com/01w3WSS8vH — Randall Liu…


Steelers Vs Lions Missed Tackles Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers sure had their struggles throughout Sunday night’s game on Sunday Night Football against the Detroit Lions, highlighted by red zone ineptitude and the pass defense, but what might have gone overlooked throughout the game was the dreadful tackling. Against the Lions in Ford Field, Pittsburgh really struggled…




Steelers Week 8 Turning Point: JuJu’s 97-Yard Touchdown Catch

Half way through the 2017 season, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster has been able to make quite the impression on both the coaching staff and fans everywhere. Through the first 7 weeks of the season, he had collected 17 receptions for 231 yards and 3 touchdowns. While Steelers…



Film Room: Steelers Cap Win With Perfect Play Call

With all the fight the Pittsburgh Steelers showed, they needed one play to seal the deal. 3rd and 1, 1:29 remaining in the game. Fail to convert and you give the Detroit Lions another chance to steal the game. Pick up the first and the game is over. What’s the…


Steelers Vs Lions Positional Grades

It wasn’t pretty at all, and a lot of luck was needed Sunday night in Detroit, but a win is a win as the Pittsburgh Steelers picked up a big 20-15 win on Sunday Night Football, improving to 6-2 on the season. The defense consistently bent on the night, but…


Watch: Steelers Vs Lions Initial Analysis

Back to break down my initial thoughts of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 20-15 win over the Detroit Lions. We talk about the number one reason why the Steelers hung on to win, the inconsistent offense, and the overall outlook for the team as they head into a much-welcomed bye week. As…


Steelers Vs. Lions: Player Snap Counts – Week 8

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a big road win Sunday night as they beat the Detroit Lions 20-15 at Ford Field. The snap counts from the game have now been compiled and while there aren’t many surprises included in them, there are a few totals worth pointing out. Offensive line – Four…