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Steelers Film Room: Disruptive DE Vs Chiefs

While Cameron Heyward’s three sacks on the day will necessarily draw the headlines, the truth is that both he and Stephon Tuitt at the defensive end spots were pretty consistently wreaking havoc for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense against the Chiefs. On just the fourth play of the game, Heyward notched…


Steelers Defense Stifles Chiefs’ RBs, TEs

You may recall that I wrote a time or two in the buildup to Sunday night’s game about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ difficulty in defending opponents’ running backs and tight ends over the course of the first three games of the season. While they hovered near the bottom 10 in defending…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs: Beyond The Box Score – Week 4

While the box score is relatively informative it doesn’t always tell the whole story. Here are the plays and circumstances not covered in any box score that had a critical role in the outcome of the Pittsburgh Steelers week 4 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. On the Steelers first…


Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Chiefs Week 4

Seven gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers week 4 win against the Kansas City Chiefs: 1 – Tonight seemed like the polar opposite of Week 3 against the Philadelphia Eagles as the Steelers were able to seize the momentum and keep it for all four quarters. Ben Roethlisberger hit nine…



Steelers Vs. Chiefs: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 4

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night at Heinz Field on and it will be their second home game of the 2016 regular season. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with their third win…


Week 4 Coaching Tree: The Holmgren Connection

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take the field tomorrow two branches of one of the biggest coaching tree’s in the modern NFL will clash.  Andy Reid, the Kansas City Chiefs head coach, and Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin can both trace their coaching lineage to Mike Holmgren.  I hope the diagram…


Film Room: Chiefs’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s offense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Josh will have a closer eye on the individual players. Alex’s Scheme Report Chiefs’ Run Game…



Week 3 Coaching Tree: The Reid Connection

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take the field Sunday, head coach Mike Tomlin will go head to head with the newest branch of the Andy Reid coaching tree, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson. The Steelers have some familiarity with Reid as they are 3-3 against him all-time and defeated his…