Mike Tomlin

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Tomlin Expects Big Late Season Contributions From Dupree And Green

It’s like the Pittsburgh Steelers’ own version of an early Christmas gift. The return of Ladarius Green and Bud Dupree are two high-profile additions most teams don’t enjoy. And Mike Tomlin fully expects them to be a critical part of the Steelers’ playoff push. Speaking to the media during his…


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Steelers Recent Sack Production Skews Season Total

They were the worst team in the league. Emphasis on were. If you landed on Earth today and just looked at the team stats, you’d think the Pittsburgh Steelers are doing pretty ok with their 24 sacks. That puts them tied for 14th in the NFL, above average, when two weeks…



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Steelers’ Playoff Probability Skyrocketing Entering Sunday

Again, I am very aware that playoff outcomes and football games are determined on the field. Not in stats nerds’ (like me!) basement. But since we did it a week ago, I think it’s something to keep up with for some Sunday pre-game reading. Last time, we looked at two website’s playoff…




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Steelers’ Red Zone Defense Continues Stellar Play

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense has rightfully been criticized all season long. Not enough pressure. Too many chunk plays. Young players making the sort of mistakes that break TVs across the tri-state region. But the one constant, in wins or losses, is their red zone defense. Those strong marks continued in…


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Steelers DL Daniel McCullers Fined $18,231 For QB Hit Against Browns

In the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 11 win over the Cleveland Browns, quarterback Cody Kessler was knocked out of the game in the second half after being hit by linebacker Lawrence Timmons. While Timmons was flagged on the play for unnecessary roughness, the league ultimately decided not to fine him, according…


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Timing Of Mini Bye Week Is Perfect For Banged-Up Steelers

Not only did the Pittsburgh Steelers get their sixth win of the season Thursday night, they’ll also now get a few extra days to rest and prepare for their Week 13 game against the New York Giants. This mini bye week, if you will, will hopefully result in a few…



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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…


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Steelers Injury Report: Foster, Hargrave Injured In Win Over Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Indianapolis Colts 28-7 Thursday night to move to 6-5 on the season and they suffered a few injuries during game. During his post-game press conference, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated that guard Ramon Foster suffered an ankle injury while rookie defensive tackle Javon Hargrave…


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Tomlin On CB Justin Gilbert: ‘He’s Very Much In Our Plans’

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Gilbert hasn’t played much so far this since being acquired via a September trade with the Cleveland Browns. With that said, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated in a recent interview with Bob Labriola that the former first-round draft pick is still “very much” in the…


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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…


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Taylor’s Take: Steelers Finally Getting Breaks On Stretch Run

Remember that old saying about a gift horse? The Steelers met theirs in Week 11 of this season when they beat the Cleveland Browns, 24-9, on the road Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. The offense produced its third-highest rushing output of the season, and the defense allowed the fewest points they’ve…