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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…


Steelers Eliminate Missed Tackles In Dominant Performance

While there are no negative repercussions to giving Landry Jones, Martavis Bryant, and Le’Veon Bell the game balls for their remarkable performance against Arizona, Steelers fans would be remiss to not credit the defense for another spectacular performance. While the unit has been excellent during every game since Week 1,…


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…


Steelers Secondary Preparing For Huge Test Monday Night

Before the regular season began, many NFL pundits were already speculating that the Pittsburgh Steelers may feature the worst secondary in the league. After Week 1 and Tom Brady’s four passing touchdowns, the speculation became an almost certainty. Not only could no one matchup with Rob Gronkowski or Julian Edelman…


St. Louis Rams 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’ Output Matched What They Saw In Week One

It was a day for reversals. Most importantly, of course, on the scoreboard. That’s the only place that really matters. But beyond what is considered vital, the Steelers of Week 2 looked like the New England Patriots of Week One. Maybe they picked up tips on the Patriots’ radio broadcast?…


Steelers Vs 49ers: Five Matchups To Watch

How teams, units, and players matchup in the NFL is what wins and loses football games. The Pittsburgh Steelers found that out last week, when their efforts to match up several defenders against Rob Gronkowski failed miserably, resulting in a 28-21 Week 1 loss. Examining these matchups not only give…



Steelers Communication Woes Unlikely To Repeat In Week 2

It doesn’t take me to tell you communication was one of the biggest issues that loomed over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Thursday night’s loss. The Australians over on The Guardian live blog could have told you something was amiss. Things will get better. And it isn’t just me looking through a…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their season opener 28-21 to the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts in the inaugural game of the 2015 NFL season. The overturning of Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension in relation to DeflateGate was the major storyline…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Patriots Notes

Game notes from the season opener between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots. First Half – Kick return unit: Front five: Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and  Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden directly behind him. Matt Spaeth and Will Johnson the next pair with Roosevelt Nix behind…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week One

The 2015 edition of the Pittsburgh Steelers are off and running like a herd of turtles as the opening season match against the integrity-challenged New England Patriots provided as predictable an outcome as it was disappointing. Even the casual follower of their 1-4 preseason would know the Black and Gold…