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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…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Seahawks

Stats of the weird from a game that makes me very, very queasy. – You know I always start with the score. The Seattle Seahawks 39-30 victory was the first 39-30 final in NFL history. So at least the Pittsburgh Steelers made history. Hooray? – Based on the information available…


Maurice Jones-Drew Predicts A Steelers vs. Patriots AFC Championship Game

Which teams are in the best position to make a deep playoff run heading into Week 11? Former NFL running back Maurice Jones-Drew has revealed his picks for the AFC and NFC Championship games and the Pittsburgh Steelers were included. “First, will be the Pittsburgh Steelers,” said Jones. “These guys,…


Mike Mitchell: Don’t Hate The Player Or The Game

Few people were as outspokenly critical of Mike Mitchell as I was last year, consistently noting the poor angles, shoddy tackling, and over-aggressive nature that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers defense getting beat down the field constantly. Due to Troy Polamalu’s roaming style, Mitchell was often asked to cover a…


Dupree: “We Started Chipping Travis Kelce Too Late”

Without Jeremy Maclin and Jamaal Charles, everyone watching today’s game knew the Kansas City Chiefs’ top target was one man – Travis Kelce. Despite the Pittsburgh Steelers being able to keep him out of the end zone, they admit they could have done a better job containing him. “When a…