Keith Butler

Steelers Vs. Jets: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 5

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field on and it will be their third home game of the 2016 regular season. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with their fourth win of…


Keith Butler: The 3-4 Is ‘Almost Obsolete’

Remember the 3-4 defense? It’s something the Pittsburgh Steelers used to run for a few decades, a change that they made after Joe Greene retired in the early 1980s. It had a good run of about 35 years here, and it see gets its cameo appearance here and there, but…


Seahawks Mainly Used 4-Man Rush To Beat Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New York Jets Sunday at Heinz Field and that means they’ll face veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who hasn’t played very well in his team’s first four games of the season. Now that I have had time to go through the Jets Week 4 game…


Keith Butler Confirms He Showed Chiefs New Looks Sunday

I don’t think you needed him to confirm what your eyes saw but Keith Butler admitted he was more aggressive against the Kansas City Chiefs. And he needed to be in order to restart, or just plain start, a pass rush that was abysmal the first three weeks. By game’s…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs: Beyond The Box Score – Week 4

While the box score is relatively informative it doesn’t always tell the whole story. Here are the plays and circumstances not covered in any box score that had a critical role in the outcome of the Pittsburgh Steelers week 4 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. On the Steelers first…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 4: Steelers Versus Chiefs

Coming off the worst defeat of the Mike Tomlin-era, a 34-3 blowout at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field on Sunday night in nationally-televised match-up and came within eight seconds of the biggest win of the Tomlin-era. The Steelers…


Keith Butler Was At His Most Aggressive Sunday Night

I doubt Keith Butler actually listened but we can all pretend he heard us anyway. The number one request from this Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense was to become more aggressive, send more blitzes and defenders. And Butler responded to that as the defense dominated the Kansas City Chiefs. On Sunday, Butler…


Film Room: Keith Butler Turns Up The Heat In Win

For a week, the concerns over the Pittsburgh Steelers’ pass rush will be quelled. It doesn’t mean they’re solved, and long-term, but it was clear Keith Butler made some adjustments to go from a lone sack in three weeks to four in last night’s win. The solution was a combination of things;…


Steelers Vs Chiefs Winners/Losers

Today was a good day, you guys. WINNERS Ben Roethlisberger: Five touchdowns. Five incompletions. It was a remarkable night for Roethlisberger even by his franchise-QB standards. He got the party started early with a 47 yard completion to Sammie Coates and only poured it on from there. One of the…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 4

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night at Heinz Field on and it will be their second home game of the 2016 regular season. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with their third win…



Kozora: How To Improve The Steelers’ Pass Rush

Through three weeks, you’d be hard pressed to find a Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan who wouldn’t say pass rush is the biggest issue facing this team the rest of the year. One sack in three games, dead last in the league, with every other team having at least three. This, despite…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 3: Steelers Versus Eagles

After opening the season with wins over two 2015 division champions, the Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road in week three to take on the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles. It was a disaster. The Steelers were completely dominated in every facet of the game and left as a battered football team,…


Study: Why Keith Butler Needs To Start Sending Five

The sample size is small and the result maybe a little obvious but the Pittsburgh Steelers five man rush has produced the best results this season. Not burying the lede here. That’s the conclusion. Let’s show why. After three weeks, I sifted through the weekly charting we conduct to get…


Pass Rush Pittsburgh’s Primary Problem

“Duck and cover and kiss your butt goodbye.” That’s what Cory Matthews said in this back-to-the-past episode of Boy Meets World, pointing out the silliness of trying to protect yourself under a desk in the event of an atomic bomb. I bet Steelers’ Nation was uttering a similar line throughout the game,…