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Steelers Film Room: Bluff Stack Tear 2 Coverage

If you follow the site, you know I love breaking down using Dick LeBeau’s playbook and applying it to this current Keith Butler defense. We’ll do that again today with Butler/LeBeau’s Bluff Stack Tear Coverage. The basic principle behind the coverage is a blitz-heavy pre-snap look before bluffing and bailing…


Steelers Defense Embracing Sub-Packages Under Keith Butler

Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau was certainly not averse to new ideas on the defensive side of the ball. After all, there are many staple features of today’s defenses that are rooted in some of LeBeau’s own innovations and refinements in years past. One principle that he remained…


Steelers Film Room: Antonio Gates’ Touchdowns

I promise we will highlight some of the positive plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ incredible win over the San Diego Chargers last night. But we’re a bit more limited until the coaches tape comes out. So instead, we’ll give a brief breakdown of Antonio Gates’ two receiving touchdowns last night….


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Chargers

Another wacky game that deserves some equally funky statistics. – Mike Vick played his best late but still finished the game completing 50% of his passes. By Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks who played the entire game, it’s the lowest percentage in a win since Ben Roethlisberger in 2006. That day, Big…

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Antwon Blake’s Pick Six Came When Needed Most

There has been no single player on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster taking more of a beating for his performance during the 2015 season than fourth-year cornerback Antwon Blake, who moved into the starting lineup beginning with the season opener after serving as the nickel back up to that point. I…


Steelers Vs. Chargers: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the San Diego Chargers Monday night at Qualcomm Stadium and both teams will looking to improve to 3-2 on the season. The Steelers last won in the state of California in 2005 and that was also a Monday night game against the Chargers. Below are…


Week Five Steelers Vs Chargers: What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to rebound after suffering a disheartening loss to the division rival Baltimore Ravens, falling in overtime by a field goal after their own, now former, kicker missed two in the fourth quarter. The team is out west to take on the San Diego Chargers, who…

at Qualcomm Stadium on October 4, 2015 in San Diego, California.

Chargers Dontrelle Inman X Factor Monday Night

The San Diego Chargers have been battered and bruised across the board this season. But the injuries at wide receiver is opening the door for Dontrelle Inman. And he might just be the reason if the Chargers win Monday. Stevie Johnson is looking likely to miss the game with a…


2015 NFL Week 5: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday and welcome to Week 5 of the 2015 NFL season. The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the San Diego Chargers on Monday night, so that means we will all get to sit back and watch a ,lot of college and pro football before that game kicks off. The Steelers…


Steelers Film Room: San Diego Chargers’ 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…


Chargers Now 3-Point Favorites Over Visiting Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be back on the road again in week 5 as they’ll take their 2-2 record out west to play the 2-2 San Diego Chargers on Monday Night Football. The advance line for Monday night’s game was San Diego minus-6.5, but that quickly fell to 3-points. The…