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Steelers Defense Late In Embracing Adaptability

My recollection of the football world of 16 years ago is not quite intimate enough to recall it, but to hear New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick tell it, there were only two teams back in 2000 that were running the 3-4 defense: the Patriots, and the Pittsburgh Steelers….


Steelers Free Agent CB Antwon Blake Will Visit With Patriots Tuesday

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Antwon Blake has surprisingly been logging a few air miles since the new league started Wednesday evening as he’s making quite a few trips to visit with other NFL teams who are interested in his services. After visiting with the Tennessee Titans on Monday,…


Report: Eric Weddle Visiting Patriots

Eric Weddle is supposed to narrow his list down to two teams today. And while that still could happen, he’s taking a last-minute trip up to Foxborough. That’s what Jared Tokarz tweeted out earlier today. I am told by a Patriot's employee that Safety Eric Weddle is visiting with the…


Report: NFL Could Win Appeal, Enforce Brady Suspension

Hello, old friend. Ok, maybe not friend. Hello, old? The 38 year old Tom Brady avoided suspension from the NFL in the well-known, drawn out Deflategate scandal, and was able to play the entire 2015 season, including the regular season opening win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The story has thankfully…


Steelers Ranked No.6 in ESPN’s Way-Too-Early 2016 Power Rankings

After watching Super Bowl 50, you can’t help but wonder how the Pittsburgh Steelers would have fared against the Carolina Panthers had they beaten the Denver Broncos in the Divisional Round of the playoffs and the New England Patriots in the subsequent AFC Championship game, which would have taken place…


Bill Belichick’s Championed Extra Point Revision Proved Costly

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was perhaps the most ardent proponent within the coaching community of pushing the line of scrimmage for the extra point attempt back from the two-yard line to the 15-yard line. The league likely views the change as at least a modest, if not…


Panthers To Face Broncos In Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 is now set as the Carolina Panthers will play the Denver Broncos two weeks from today in San Francisco. The Broncos punched their ticket to the big game Sunday afternoon by beating the New England Patriots 20-18 at home in the AFC Championship game. While Broncos quarterback…

NFL Playoffs

Championship Sunday Discussion Thread

well, two good games on tape today and I by the end of the day we’ll know who will be playing in Super Bowl 50. Up first, Brady versus Manning in Denver. Later today, we’ll have Cam versus Carson. As you watch today’s games, please feel free to discuss them…

NFL Playoffs

Draft Pedigree Of The Championship Weekend Secondaries

Every year at this time it’s always fun to take a look at the rosters of the four teams playing on championship weekend to see how they are constructed and the kind of pedigree that they include. Personally, I really like looking at the secondaries more than anything else when…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Broncos Divisional Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers season came to an end Sunday afternoon at Sports Authority Field at Mile High as they were defeated 23-16 by the AFC’s #1-seeded Denver Broncos in the divisional round of the playoffs. The pregame hype focused on the health and capabilities of the two future Hall of…


Steelers Lose To Broncos 23-16 In AFC Divisional Round

A late rushing touchdown from C.J. Anderson and a two-point conversion from Peyton Manning to Demaryius Thomas, along with a 45-yard field goal from Brandon McManus capped off the Denver Broncos’ 23-16 AFC Divisional Round playoff win, Sunday, over the Pittsburgh Steelers at Sports Authority Field in Mile High. Chris…