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Steelers Vs. Patriots: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 7

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New England Patriots Sunday at home and they’ll have to do so without the services of starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do to come away with their fifth win of the season. Run…


Steelers Vs Patriots X Factor: Justin Gilbert

Could go in a lot of different directions here and in a game like this, with the Pittsburgh Steelers understandably huge underdogs, they need all hands on deck. But I’m going with Gilbert who could see a lot of Rob Gronkowski or failing that, Martellus Bennett. Both are matchup nightmares….


Film Room: Patriots’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s offense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Josh will have a closer eye on the individual players. Your New England Patriots’ offense. Alex’s Scheme…


Steelers Need Plan For Containing New England’s Dual TE Threat

In monitoring the discussion surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers’ next game against the Patriots, the vast majority of the focus seems to be on backup quarterback Landry Jones, who is obviously being thrust into the starting lineup due to injury. That is, of course, among those who have not already thrown…


2016 South Side Questions: Should Ryan Shazier Play Sunday?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


Vontaze Burfict Under Fire For Yet Another Dirty Hit

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have dropped their second game in four weeks, this one another loss of at least two possessions, they can at least take solace in the fact that everybody else in the division lost as well. In fact, everybody else in the division is riding losing…




Three Steelers Ranked In Top 21 Of PFF’s 101 Best Players For 2016

‘Tis the season for lists and rankings as we continue counting down the remaining weeks before the start of training camps. Monday morning, Pro Football Focus Senior Analyst Sam Monson identified the best 101 players in the NFL right now and it includes three members of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense in…





Once The Future, Cortez Allen’s Struggles Left Him Behind

Having been a bit busy the past couple of days, and with the timing of the release being a bit of a surprise, I didn’t really get an opportunity to properly digest the Pittsburgh Steelers’ move to terminate the contract of Cortez Allen, the fourth-round cornerback that they drafted out…


Steelers Dime Package Gameplan Specific Sunday

Largely, the Pittsburgh Steelers – and their fans – would like to have their memories erased of Week One. An ugly loss to the New England Patriots where the Steelers’ defense seemed unable to do anything correctly, even down to the simple fundamental rule of covering their best receiver. But…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Twelve

The Pittsburgh Steelers at 6-5 are far from their prime as they head into a prime time showdown on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. At stake is nothing short of their playoff aspirations for the 2015 season. As it is, following their 39-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the team…