Detroit Lions

NFL Week 15 Saturday Open Discussion Thread

Week 15 of the 2017 NFL regular season includes two Saturday games with the Detroit Lions first hosting the Chicago Bears followed by the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Los Angeles Chargers. The second of these two games really figures to be an entertaining one and it could ultimately decide…


A Steelers Fan’s Rooting Guide To NFL Week 13

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their Week 13 game on the road Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals and another win will result in them remaining the top seed in the AFC for yet another week. There are quite a few other entertaining games taking place on Sunday, however, so with that,…


2017 Thanksgiving Day Open Thread – Week 12 Thursday Games

Happy Thanksgiving to all of yinz and I hope your schedule today allows for some football watching time. As usual, there are three games being played on this holiday Thursday and two of them figure to be pretty good ones. In all honesty, none of the three games really have…


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…