Robert Golden

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Steelers Rookies Providing Glimpses Into Defensive Future

When was the last time that the Pittsburgh Steelers entrusted this much playing time to not one, not two, but yet three rookies, all on the defensive side of the ball? I’m pretty sure they even said it during the broadcast of the Colts game, but I don’t remember. I…


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Week 12 Steelers Vs Colts – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to stack some wins later today—after dinner, of course—against the Indianapolis Colts, whom they are looking to defeat for the third time in as many years. And this time, once again, they will not have to face Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, who has been ruled…


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2016 South Side Questions: Will Robert Golden Ride The Bench?

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…


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Tomlin Encouraged By Sean Davis’ Development

Sean Davis has had an up-down-season. He began the year as the starting slot corner, got benched, moved back to safety, and has slowly been chipping away at playing time. Yesterday, he ate the entire pie, playing every single snap in the win over the Cleveland Browns. Robert Golden was…


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Steelers Vs. Browns: Player Snap Counts – Week 11

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cleveland Browns 24-9 Sunday on the road and a few things stick out when you look at the initial snap counts from the game. On offense, backup tackle Chris Hubbard played 12 snaps against the Browns as an extra blocker on the end of the…


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Steelers Vs Browns: Winners/Losers

It wasn’t the most comfortable win but did you really expect anything different? I didn’t. But it’s a Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory. And that feels good to say again. WINNERS Le’Veon Bell: There’s being a workhorse and then there’s what Bell did today. 36 touches, a career high, and he did…


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Wexell: Expect Sean Davis To Start Sunday

Over the course of the past couple of weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been making tweaks to their secondary on the back end, largely doing so to get their rookie defensive backs more involved. First-round cornerback Artie Burns was moved into the starting lineup, while second-round safety for the past…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 10: Steelers Versus Cowboys

On a beautiful autumn afternoon the largest home crowd in the the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers saw an amazingly entertaining game between the home team and the Dallas Cowboys. And plenty of folks went home happy. Heinz Field was loaded with Cowboys fans who got to see the visitors…


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Video: Snoop Dogg Not Impressed By Steelers’ Defensive Backs

As you can probably imagine, Snoop Dogg wasn’t very happy about the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday loss to the Dallas Cowboys. “[Expletive] Steelers let me down. Since [Troy] Polamalu left, our DBs … very, very skeptical,” the famous rap artist said in a video that was posted on TMZ. For starters,…


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Steelers Vs Cowboys Winners/Losers

I’m going to be sick. Anyone have a paper bag? WINNERS Ben Roethlisberger: After his worst performance in the NFL last year, Roethlisberger was fantastic today. He spread the wealth, completing passes to eight different receivers, and was efficient with the football. Only nine incompletions to three touchdowns while throwing…



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Steelers Vs. Ravens: Beyond The Box Score – Week 9

Box score’s give the statistical picture of a football game, but every game has a set of plays that impact it more than the box score indicates. Here is a compilation of those plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. – With six minutes left…


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Coaches Take Responsibility For Blocked Punt

Danny Smith didn’t explain the breakdown any further, anyone expecting him to would be crazy, but he pinned the blocked punt touchdown solely on himself. Chatting with Bob Labriola in this week’s Coordinator’s Corner, he said anytime there is miscommunication and confusion, it falls on him. “To just give one up, that’s…


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Why Sean Davis Wasn’t Wrong On Blocked Punt Fiasco

Ok, deep breath here. This one is a doozy to try to figure. We’re trying to judge communication, or a communication breakdown, and that is even tougher to do. It’s like remembering a phone call you weren’t part of. But I was told by someone close to Davis that he…


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Sean Davis Rotating At Strong Safety With Robert Golden

It appears that first-round cornerback Artie Burns was not the only rookie in the defensive backfield to have his role re-examined over the course of the bye week. While the top draft pick was moved into the starting lineup in advance of Sunday’s game—during which he recorded his first interception—second-round…