Keith Butler


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Browns Game Notes

Your brief final regular season game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 28-12 win over the Cleveland Browns. First Half – Kick return unit. Front 5: Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden behind. Jesse James, Matt Spaeth, and Will Johnson creating the “wedge.” Fitzgerald…

Will Allen

Will Allen Sees Highs And Lows As Starting Safety

If this is to be the final season for Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen—whether by choice or by force—then at least he can say that he was able to notch one final professional accomplishment, even if it took 12 years for him to do so. Entering this season, the 33-year-old…


Keith Butler Was His Most Aggressive Sunday Vs Browns

Yesterday, we broke down four of Keith Butler’s Fire Zones, a game where his defense took down Austin Davis seven times. Today, we’ll take a different approach at the same point. A statistical method to show how often he did. We’ve completed our weekly defensive charting, categorizing every single play…


Steelers Film Room: Keith Butler’s Fire Zones

Keith Butler said if he had to blitz more, he would. And oh boy, did he ever. Butler ran almost every Fire Zone in the playbook yesterday, and it paid huge dividends. Austin Davis was harassed to the tune of seven sacks, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first such game since 2009….


Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Browns Winners/Losers

On a day where the Pittsburgh Steelers have made the playoffs, aren’t we all winners? Scream, yell, go crazy. Let it out, Steelers’ Nation. You’ve earned it. WINNERS:  Antonio Brown: Thanks for being you, AB. It was a “quiet” second half by his ridiculous standards. 10 catches for 150 yards and a touchdown…

Brandon Boykin

Personal Numbers Take A Back Seat To Playoff Push For Brandon Boykin

There certainly seems to be some difference of opinion when it comes to just how quickly Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin was ready to contribute to the team’s defensive packages—at least on a regular basis. Admittedly, he played about a dozen snaps on defense as early as Week Two as…