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Butler On Chickillo: ‘He’s Not Making Any Mental Mistakes’

In Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo led the team’s position group in total snaps played with 42. During his weekly interview with Missi Matthews on Steelers Nation Radio, defensive coordinator Keith Butler explained why Chickillo led all outside linebackers in total snaps played against…


Play Behind LOS Helps Turn Run Defense Around

Lost in the vast morass that has existed over Pittsburgh over the course of the past month or so now since they have last won a game is the fact that, outside of almost literally one play, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense did a very commendable job on Sunday in their…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 9: Steelers Versus Ravens

Coming off consecutive losses followed by the bye week the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore Sunday for a big divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens, losers of four straight. The Steelers lost 21-14 largely due to three quarters of the worst offensive football seen in Mike…


Film Room: Artie Burns Shows High IQ, Work Ethic On INT

Interceptions aren’t created on Sundays. Unless you’re playing Ryan Fitzpatrick, they’re earned through hours of tape study. And that’s how Artie Burns earned his first interception Sunday. Here’s what he told reporters after the game, via Steelers.com. “They ran a concept I’ve seen before on film. I just went in…


Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Ravens Week 9

7 gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 9 road loss to the Baltimore Ravens. – My biggest reaction after watching this game is that the Steelers offense needs to play with the same urgency we saw in the 4th quarter more consistently. I get it, I’m a proponent of…


Steelers Fail To Capitalize On Turnover Opportunities

While the offense was pretty much terrible for three quarters, outside of one disastrous 95-yard touchdown pass to former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace, the defense was actually relatively solid overall. On the field, they gave up just one touchdown and two field goals, with one coming off a…



How And When Ravens QB Joe Flacco Has Been Sacked This Season

Entering Sunday’s home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has officially been sacked 15 times. It should be noted, however, that one of his sacks against the New York Jets was essentially a busted play as Flacco fell will attempting a handoff. With that, I decided…




Tomlin Recognizes Secondary Must Capitalize On Chances

Last week, we pointed out the historical drought the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary is undergoing. One that would make California’s dry spell look like the Amazon jungle. Through Pittsburgh’s first seven games, no defensive back has recorded an interception, the first time that’s happened since at least 1960 and probably a full decade…


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Joe Flacco Plans To Spend Bye Week Rehabbing Injured Shoulder

While the Baltimore Ravens have had a truly awful October—and late September—having dropped four straight games, things could be worse. Their franchise quarterback, Joe Flacco, who missed the last several games of last season after tearing his ACL, suffered a shoulder injury in the Ravens’ Week Six loss to the…