Jeremy Hritz

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Hritz: Steelers Versus Ravens Preview And Prediction – Week 13

By Jeremy Hritz The Steelers beat the Browns. Handily. Convincingly. Enough to make even the most cynical of fans after the 0-4 opening start believing again. In fact, you could argue that the performance put on display this past Sunday in Cleveland against the Browns was their most impressive victory…


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Pleased To Welcome Aboard Alex Kozora

You have probably noticed by now that Alex Kozora has been brought on to contribute to site and he should compliment the tremendous writing that both Matthew Marczi and Jeremy Hritz contribute to the site. Alex really loves the X\’s and O\’s of the game and his primary focus will…



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Gil Brandt Says Steelers Facing Downward Spiral In 2014

By Jeremy Hritz On July 9th, Gil Brandt posted an article on NFL.com titled “Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants head now-or-never teams.” In his article, Brandt took his turn pounding the drum that so many in the national media have done over the last few seasons about the demise of…


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Mike Tomlin Safe Even If 2013 Is A Dud

By Jeremy Hritz There are several coaches that are on the hot seat heading into the fresh 2013 NFL season. From Rex Ryan in New York to Jason Garrett in Dallas, if their respective teams do not improve on their records from last season, they will find themselves in the…



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LaMarr Woodley Will Eclipse Jason Gildon in 2015?

By Jeremy Hritz LaMarr Woodley underperformed last season. Whether or not it was due to a lack of conditioning, injury, or both, the Pittsburgh Steelers cannot absorb another similar outing and expect to improve on an 8-8 season. Criticized in the offseason by an unnamed teammate for poor conditioning, Woodley…


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Does Steelers G Ramon Foster Still Have Room For Growth?

By Jeremy Hritz Much of the talk this offseason about the Steelers offensive line has been focused on Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, Mike Adams, and Marcus Gilbert and their potential for excellence. Lost in the discussion has been the steady and consistent Ramon Foster. While not as “shiny” a name…


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A More Confident And Dangerous Joe Flacco In 2013?

By Jeremy Hritz Watching the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl this past January wasn’t an easy thing to do for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In fact, the entirety of the 2012 Ravens playoff series was difficult to watch because of the clutch play of oft-scrutinized quarterback Joe Flacco. Flacco’s performance…




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Steelers Rookie LB Jarvis Jones: A Quick Learner?

By Jeremy Hritz Thursday morning, in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Ed Bouchette wrote about the possibility of rookie first round draft pick Jarvis Jones earning the starting right outside linebacker position opposite LaMarr Woodley. In order for that to occur, according to Bouchette, his ability to assimilate the 3-4 defense has…



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How Many Years Does Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Have Left?

By Jeremy Hritz Last week, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had what was described as a minor procedure done on his right knee. This sent a wave of anxiety through Steelers Nation and stirred discussion about Roethlisberger’s remaining time in the NFL. Specifically, on Sirius XM Radio on Ross Tucker’s…


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A Different Feel To The 2013 Steelers

By Jeremy Hritz There’s a different feel to the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason, despite the popular perception that the team is undergoing a transition and consequently, will not improve on their 8-8 performance from a season ago. While fingers are quick to point at a aged defense, an average receiving…




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Steelers In Need Of Some Good News

By Jeremy Hritz Outside of the Steelers signing nearly all of their draft picks over the last week, there hasn’t been much great news surrounding the team. First, second year starting right tackle, Mike Adams, was stabbed early Saturday morning in Pittsburgh’s South Side when three knuckleheads decided it was…



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Is The Steelers O-Line Cursed?

By Jeremy Hritz What are the chances that your starting right tackle gets stabbed in the early morning trying to stop a group of individuals from stealing his truck? As was reported Saturday morning, second year player Mike Adams was stabbed in the stomach in Pittsburgh’s South Side. Thankfully, it…





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Extend Sanders Now To Avoid Yearlong Farewell Tour

By Jeremy Hritz What can we expect from Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders in the 2013 season? After being courted by the New England Patriots, Sanders signed an offer sheet that many believed the Steelers would not match. However, by the end of the matching deadline, Sanders had been…


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Was James Harrison The Anonymous LaMarr Woodley Critic?

By Jeremy Hritz Recently on steelers.com, an interview with Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley was posted, and a majority of it was focused on the criticism that he received from an anonymous source this off-season. When Woodley was asked if he ever talked to the person who made the comments,…