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Steelers vs Falcons Film Review: Vince Williams

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Vince Williams has been logging the majority of the snaps alongside Lawrence Timmons over the course of the last several weeks, after hardly seeing any time in the beginning of the season. Of course, rookie Ryan Shazier was the starting inside linebacker at the beginning of…




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Steelers Vs. Falcons Game Rewind – Second Half

Breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 15. Second Half – 46 yard completion to Devin Hester to begin the second half. Eight in the box for the Steelers with a safety blitz. Only two defenders to the screen side on the catch. Schematic…


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Steelers Vs. Falcons Game Rewind – First Half

Breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 15. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Arthur Moats, Vince Williams, Robert Golden, Sean Spence, Antwon Blake. Matt Spaeth/Michael Palmer, Cody Wallace/Will Johnson form the wedge, and Josh Harris served as the upback for Markus…


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Steelers vs Falcons Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The Steelers opened in their base package, and were immediately victimized on the screen game. Troy Polamalu appeared to at least nearly tip the ball, but Sean Spence, the nearest…


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Steelers vs Falcons First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The Steelers opened the game in a running set, with three tight ends on the field, and threw a completion for nine yards. The same formation stayed on the field…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Falcons

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their December playoff push with a 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in the Georgia Dome. The win raised their record to 9-5 and means the team could clinch their first playoff berth in three seasons with a home win over Kansas City this…


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Steelers Film Room: William Gay’s Pick Six

Cornerback William Gay set a Pittsburgh Steelers’ record with his third pick six of the season with his 52 yard return Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. We’ll break down the interception below. DOWN/DISTANCE: 1st and 10 PERSONNEL: Ace (1 RB 2 TE) DEFENSE: Base 3-4 COVERAGE: Cover 1 The Falcons…


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Steelers Use Dime Package For A Change With B.W. Webb

A year ago, due in part to injuries along the front seven, the Pittsburgh Steelers ultimately turned to six defensive back looks as a fixture of their defense, playing more dime and quarters than in their base package. It’s been a rare sight for the Steelers to break out that…


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Steelers Versus Falcons: An All-22 Primer

An All-22 primer of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Atlanta Falcons. – This doesn’t apply solely to Ben Roethlisberger but it all starts with him. Why did the offense stall so often in the first half? What was Ben’s decision making and what were the coverages he faced? For…



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Steelers Vs. Falcons: Winners And Losers From Week 15

The Pittsburgh Steelers notched their ninth win of the season Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons and here is just a little sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Feel free to add your own in the comments below that you think I missed. Winners: Antonio Brown –…


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Steelers vs Falcons Live Update And Discussion Thread: Second Half

While the Pittsburgh Steelers initially struggled in the red zone, they came away with field goals on their first two drives. William Gay opened the second quarter with a pick six off Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, which was his third interception return for a touchdown of the season, but Ryan came back to…



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Steelers Film Room: Atlanta Falcons Scouting Report

Scouting report of the Atlanta Falcons for tomorrow’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE – Matt Ryan leads the bunch. Overall, he’s an accurate QB with a good arm in the middle of a fine, although not particularly spectacular season (25 TD, 11 INT, 65.5% completion). He’s thrown the ball…


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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Doesn’t Sound Confident He’ll Play Against Falcons

During his Tuesday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin hinted that injured veteran cornerback Ike Taylor might play Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons and he even went as far as throw out the possibility of him lining up against all-everything wide receiver Julio Jones. “We’ll roll the ball…


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Can Cameron Heyward Return Kicks?

By Michael K. Reynolds The Pittsburgh Steelers are on a roll and hopes are high again which means for the time being everyone is playing nice-nice with the coaches. But that doesn’t mean we let them entirely off the hook, especially with a 5-6 record still looming. For there remain some real…


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Steelers Versus Bears – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Once again, Kion Wilson started at inside linebacker in place of Larry Foote. Will this be the last time? The Steelers also started the game in the nickel despite being down a starting cornerback. That’s a lot of trust in the young Shamarko Thomas. The Steelers failed…


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Steelers Versus Bears: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 3

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Chicago Bears Sunday night at Heinz Field and below are seven things to watch for in the game. Rushing To Get Better – The Steelers have to get their running game going if they are going to beat the Bears. Through two games…


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6 Steelers Players In Top 20 Of Top Selling NFL Jerseys

It did not take Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to recover as a fan favorite as he is ranked 5th overall in jersey sales according to new data released by NFLShop.com from the period running from April 1-Aug. 30. Troy Polamalu is the top rated Steelers player in jersey sales as…