Robert Golden

Steelers Vs. Ravens: Player Snap Counts – Week 9

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered another embarrassing road loss to a team with a sub .500 record on Sunday and now enter Week 10 with a 4-4 record. The initial snap counts from the Week 9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens are now in and as usual, here is a recap of the…


2016 Midseason Review: Safeties

We still have some time to kill before the Pittsburgh Steelers get back on the field, and their bye week happens to have fallen at a pretty appropriate time, so over the course of this week, we are going to bring you a sort of quick-hitter review of how the…


2016 NFL Week 9: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to the first weekend of November. It feels like it’s been a month since Pittsburgh Steelers have played a game but that will change in a few days as they are now set to face the Baltimore Ravens Sunday on the road….


Why The Steelers Run Defense Should Improve Drastically After The Bye

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have had their bye week, several of the team’s previously injured players figure to be right at, or at least near, full health. Included in that group of players are defensive end Cameron Heyward and linebacker Ryan Shazier. Should that indeed be the case, there’s…


Projecting A New Look Steelers’ Defense In 2016

We’re just wrapping up the bye week, meaning there isn’t a whole lot to discuss until Mike Tomlin’s press conference tomorrow. Instead, I wanted to offer a short preview of one new wrinkle to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense in 2017. It’s a long ways away and so much could change…




Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones Vs Patriots

There is no doubt in my mind that for the rest of his career, no matter where he ends up playing after this season, fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones is going to have a target on his back when it comes to having his play scrutinized. A shortness…


Carnell Lake Says Golden Responsible For Gronkowski TD

It’s a play that’s been talked about a lot among Steelers’ Nation. Here and elsewhere. Rob Gronkowski’s 36 yard touchdown, one of two splash plays given up by the defense in the second half. Myself and even Tunch Ilkin in his Chalk Talk over on Steelers.com circled on Sean Davis…



Steelers Injury Report: LB Ryan Shazier Practices Fully On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up their Thursday practice ahead of Sunday’s home game against the New England Patriots and the team’s daily injury report includes some positive news when it comes to a few players. First off, not practicing again on Thursday were quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (knee), defensive…



Sean Davis Taking Back Seat On Defense

I posed the question following recently just what exactly rookie defensive back Sean Davis’ role is going to be going forward for the 2016 season within the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense. Sunday’s game at least provided some short-term answers and insight into that question, and the answer seems to be that…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 6: Steelers Versus Dolphins

After two impressive wins at home, the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to South Florida and produced one of the most ignominious efforts in recent memory losing 30-15 to the Miami Dolphins. The Steelers were completely dominated on both sides of the ball, but still managed to have a chance late because…


Film Room: Making Sense Of Pittsburgh’s Terrible Run Defense

I’m going to take a wild stab at it and guess the Pittsburgh Steelers weren’t too pleased with their run defense yesterday. In fact, it was basically as bad as it’s ever been under Mike Tomlin. Win or lose, I’m always interested in the “why.” A lack of coaches tape…