Pete Carroll

One Step To Take: SS Sean Davis

Bringing back a series I had a lot of fun exploring last offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game. The biggest area for…


Tomlin Ranked 4th In NFL.com Head Coach Power Rankings For 2017

While I would likely be very sorry for asking several of you where you would currently rank Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin league-wide, I am willing to tell you where NFL.com analyst Elliot Harrison has him listed. In his recent 2017 head coach power rankings, Elliot has Tomlin ranked fourth overall…



Steelers Film Room: Cover 3 Vulnerabilities

Just a quick film study that highlights some of the issues we still see in the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Their Cover 3, primarily spot dropping defense leaves them vulnerable to multiple vertical concepts. We saw this the most glaringly in the loss to the Seattle Seahawks. The night after that…


Seahawks Activate CB Jeremy Lane From PUP List

On the eve of hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Seattle Seahawks just announced that they have activated cornerback Jeremy Lane from the Physically Unable to Perform List. Lane was the Seahawks’ nickel corner last season. The fourth-year former sixth-round draft pick played his last snap recording an interception at the…


Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Steelers Film Room: Seattle Seahawks’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Figures To Have Favorable Matchup Against Seahawks

Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Seattle Seahawks on the road and while CenturyLink Field is certainly a tough place to play in against the Legion of Boom defense, that unit enters the game with several questions surrounding their secondary. While it’s near certain that Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman…



Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch Might Miss Steelers Game With Sports Hernia

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Seattle Seahawks next Sunday, they might not have to face running back Marshawn Lynch, one of the league’s most violent runners. Lynch, who missed the Seahawks Sunday game against the San Francisco 49ers because of a lingering abdomen injury, will reportedly be in Philadelphia…



Steelers Mike Tomlin Rated Sixth In NFL.com Head Coach Power Rankings

As the offseason dead period continues on, we are starting to see more and more lists and rankings emerge on the major media sites. On Wednesday, NFL Media analyst Elliot Harrison released his NFL head coach power rankings and he has Mike Tomlin listed 6th overall. Harrison writes: Some might…


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Mike Tomlin Finishes Ninth In Head Coach Power Rankings

Elliot Harrison posted his annual head coach power rankings yesterday for the NFL’s website. The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off back-to-back non-winning seasons, missing the playoffs in both seasons and having failed to win their division, let alone a playoff game, since 2010. Accordingly, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is…



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Seahawks Brochures, Undrafted Free Agents, And The Steelers

It seems as though Pete Carroll still has the recruitment disease in his blood. Ian Rapoport yesterday obtained a copy of a brochure that the Seattle Seahawks have sent to agents whose clients are on the fringe of going undrafted, in order to make the argument that signing with the…