Dri Archer


Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 2 Vs. 49ers

Week 2 – September 20, 2015 Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: San Francisco 49ers At 0-1, the Pittsburgh Steelers are already at a pivotal point in their season. The home opener, on paper, looked like it would be one of the softer games on the schedule after the San Francisco 49ers…


2015 NFL Week 2: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and I know you all are ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Heinz Field. Today, by the way, happens to be my 22nd wedding anniversary. Can you imagine having to put up with me that…


Dri Archer’s Quiver Nearly Empty On Offense Against Patriots

In the first game of his career, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Dri Archer logged a total of 15 snaps on opening day during the 2014 season. In the Steelers’ last game of that season, he logged a career-high 31 snaps in the team’s postseason loss. He logged just three snaps…

Jodan Todman

New Steelers RB Jordan Todman Could Have Bigger Role Against 49ers

In the regular season opening loss Thursday night to the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Will Johnson served as the backup running back to starter DeAngelo Williams. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if Johnson’s size factored into that decision even though he only…


Steelers Vs Patriots: Offensive Charting

Each week I’ll be writing a piece breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive personnel groupings, snap counts, and player usage from the previous game. Little bit tedious of a task, but it will help you understand who the coaching staff is using in what role, and how effective each player…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Patriots Notes

Game notes from the season opener between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots. First Half – Kick return unit: Front five: Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and  Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden directly behind him. Matt Spaeth and Will Johnson the next pair with Roosevelt Nix behind…


Jordan Todman Should Have Coaches’ Trust By Week Two

After failing to identify an appropriate backup running back for the first two games of the regular season to work behind DeAngelo Williams, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ initial 53-man roster included just two running backs—the aforementioned Williams, and second-year Dri Archer, who is as much wide receiver as he is a…

Will Johnson

Johnson’s Ascension To Backup RB A Curious Path

I once told Will Johnson to make Mike Tomlin give him the ball more. I said that because I thought I was funny. Mainly because I’m stupid. He smirked and kept his head down, signing the football I brought for the Steelers vs Teachers basketball game. It’s nice to see…


2015 NFL Week 1: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of and I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to watching a ton of football this weekend now that the Pittsburgh Steelers regular season opener is already in the books. It certainly wasn’t a great showing Thursday night against the New England Patriots, but…


Steelers Vs. Patriots: Player Snap Counts – Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their 2015 regular season opener Thursday night to the New England Patriots and the player snap counts from the game tell quite and interesting story. As we already pointed out this morning, cornerback Brandon Boykin failed to see the field on defense Thursday night for the Steelers….


Steelers vs. Patriots: 5 Players To Watch In Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 season gets underway in about three hours from now and it certainly will be a tough chore beating the New England Patriots on the road. If they are able to accomplish that feat, however, I think the five players I have listed below might all play…