James Harrison

Steelers Defense Still Not Getting Off The Field On Critical Downs

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense has absolutely had its ups and downs over the course of the season. They have had their areas of strength—the red-zone performance, for an example, which they showed on Thursday—but there have mostly been weaknesses that they have only been able to be successful when they…




Javon Hargrave Continues Strong Play In Heyward’s Absence

In the two games since the Pittsburgh Steelers placed defensive captain Cameron Heyward on the injured reserve list, the defense has improved both in terms of the running game and in getting the quarterback on the ground. while the Colts last night racked up some garbage rushing yards on the…


What James Harrison Told Tomlin After His Super Bowl Score

One of my favorite interviews each week is the gameday transcript of Steelers.com Bob Labriola’s conversation with Mike Tomlin. At a press conference, Tomlin is typically reserved, hyper-cliched, and frankly, kinda boring. But these interviews give a lot more interesting feedback. Much of the conversation revolved around James Harrison, four…


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…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Browns

Brief game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 24-9 win over the Cleveland Browns. First Half – Kick coverage from left to right: Justin Gilbert-Sean Davis-Sammie Coates-Roosevelt Nix-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Fitzgerald Toussaint-Al-Hajj Shabazz-Artie Burns – The missed deep ball to Antonio Brown. That was Todd Haley’s Indy Z Post. Throw…



James Harrison Back In Weight Room Immediately After Record Game

Come on, did you really expect anything else from James Harrison? Not even 24 hours after breaking the Pittsburgh Steelers’ all-time sack record, Mike Tomlin saw Harrison in an all-too familiar place Monday morning: the weight room. “I went down this morning to get a cup of coffee about 7:30….


Steelers Vs. Browns: Player Snap Counts – Week 11

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cleveland Browns 24-9 Sunday on the road and a few things stick out when you look at the initial snap counts from the game. On offense, backup tackle Chris Hubbard played 12 snaps against the Browns as an extra blocker on the end of the…


Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Browns Week 11

Here are some of my immediate gut reactions after the Pittsburgh Steelers broke their four-game losing streak in Week 11 against the winless Cleveland Browns. It was good to see a Steelers team that has struggled at the line of scrimmage for extended points throughout the season dominate at the…



Steelers Pass Rush Explodes For League-High Eight Sacks

Remember when the Pittsburgh Steelers had trouble getting after the quarterback? In the post-win glow of a 24-9 Steelers victory in which they brought down more than one quarterback for a total of eight sacks, knocking one of them out of the game, it’s almost hard to remember how much…


Steelers Vs Browns: Winners/Losers

It wasn’t the most comfortable win but did you really expect anything different? I didn’t. But it’s a Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory. And that feels good to say again. WINNERS Le’Veon Bell: There’s being a workhorse and then there’s what Bell did today. 36 touches, a career high, and he did…


Steelers Spin: Week Eleven Rants And Ramblings

There is a warming, beckoning light ahead in the fog. Never before has a city so downtrodden, so hard on its luck, so defeated—been able to look ahead to a Sunday with grander hope and expectation. That city, of course, is Cleveland…and yes the Browns have a chance to turn…