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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…


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…


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,…


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…



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…


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…


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…


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…


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…