Oakland Raiders

Steve McLendon

Butler Explains McLendon’s Lack Of Playing Time Against Raiders

This past Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers home win over the Oakland Raiders, nose tackle Steve McLendon played a season-low 12 snaps as the team’s nickel package was on the field for most of the game. During his weekly talk with the media on Thursday, Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler…


Keith Butler Attributes Lackluster Performance To Poor Practice

Practice is the part of the week we can’t see. But to Keith Butler, it played a role in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ allowing 35 points to the Oakland Raiders Sunday. “We weren’t as sharp mentally as we should have been,” Butler told Missi Matthews in the weekly Coordinator’s Corner segment. “Some…

Jordan Zumwalt Roosevelt Nix

Nix Finding The Football, Finding His Way Into Fan’s Hearts

The old saying is the most popular player on the team is the backup quarterback. In Pittsburgh, it’s arguably the fullback. Sorry Landry Jones. Roosevelt Nix came into training camp a long-shot. Will Johnson was on the roster and had secured his spot from Day One – what chance did…


Todd Haley Confirms Chris Hubbard As Backup Tackle

Though it has seemed obvious for the past three weeks, Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive coordinator Todd Haley confirmed that Chris Hubbard is the team’s backup tackle. “Hubs, we’ve been getting him in at tight end. He’s also our backup center,” Haley told Bob Labriola in Steelers’ Nation Radio’s weekly Coordinator’s Corner….


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Nine

As the Pittsburgh Steelers head into their game against the Cleveland Browns this weekend they’ll be accompanied by the windmilling power chords of Pete Townsend and the soaring lyrics of Roger Daltrey: Who are you? Who…who? Are you a team that will barely miss the postseason or limp your way into…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Raiders Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-35 win over the Oakland Raiders. First Half – Kick return team: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Shamarko Thomas, Bud Dupree, and Vince Williams the front five. Robert Golden in tow. Jesse James, replacing Matt Spaeth, Roosevelt Nix, and Will Johnson the three-man “wedge,” with…