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Trends Are Not In Steelers’ Favor For Thursday Night Matchup, But Luck Is

The Pittsburgh Steelers will cap off their short week on a Thanksgiving edition of Thursday Night Football against the Indianapolis Colts tomorrow night.  While Thursday Night Football has received its criticism over the years for lack of practice time, unfair recovery times between games and for lackluster actions, the Steelers…


Dome Sweet Dome For Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger?

In the Pittsburgh Steelers road win over the Cleveland Browns this past Sunday, heavy winds played a role in the game. With weather conditions not being ideal in Cleveland, the Steelers offense relied heavily on the run in addition to a short passing game and as a result of that,…


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…


Le’Veon Bell Having Historic Season As A Pass Catcher

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has been at times called one of the most complete backs in the NFL. With his elite running skills combined with receiver-like hands and quickness, it is easy to see why. Now six games into his 2016 campaign, Bell has been having a storybook…


Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 11 – 2016

Week 11 – November 20, 2016 Location: FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio Opponent: Cleveland Browns The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to disappoint in 2016, but not necessarily from a fantasy perspective. Losing four straight games over five calendar weeks has been frustrating but the offensive explosion against Dallas was still fun to…


Steelers’ Defense Ranks Among NFL’s Worst At Limiting Opposing Offense’s Big Three

Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys was forty seconds away from being written as ‘the turning point’ of the Pittsburgh Steelers season. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s “Watch Me” soundbite from earlier in the week accompanied by his fake spike go-ahead touchdown pass was the storybook turnaround Pittsburgh had been waiting for….


Steelers Deepless In Pittsburgh Since Coates’ Injury

To say that the Pittsburgh Steelers offense has missed having a healthy Sammie Coates on the field is an understatement. While Coates has been trying to play through the two broken fingers that he suffered during the Week 5 game against the New York Jets, the Steelers deep pass offense…


Steelers Vs. Cowboys: Player Snap Counts – Week 10

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost 35-30 to the Dallas Cowboys Sunday at home and the initial snap counts from the game offer up a few surprises First, on offense, wide receiver Sammie Coates only played a total of two offensive snaps against the Cowboys even though he was used extensively on…


An Educated Guess On How Long It Will Take Big Ben To Return To Form

As many expected, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger struggled in his first game back from injury in Sunday’s loss at Baltimore. Roethlisberger completed just 51% of his passes for 264 yards alongside 1 passing touchdown and 1 interception. With the Steelers now losers of three in a row and sitting…


Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 10 – 2016

Week 10 – November 13, 2016 Location: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Dallas Cowboys The Pittsburgh Steelers season is hanging in the balance. Make no mistake, this team has major issues that seem to go beyond the football field in many ways. We will save that debate and my feelings…


Steelers’ Offense Needs Faster Starts Starting Sunday Against Cowboys

It’s obvious that the Pittsburgh Steelers offense hasn’t performed up to expectations so far this season in several areas. One of those areas is related to how the unit starts games. So far through their first eight games the Steelers have scored just 3 times in their first two possessions…


Roethlisberger Fairly Pedestrian In Second Games Back From Injury

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has his first game back from injury behind him, he should get back on track, right? Well, if is career history is any guide, one shouldn’t expect Roethlisberger to win the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award this coming Sunday. In his…


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…


Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 9 – 2016

Week 9 – November 6, 2016 Location: M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Maryland Opponent: Baltimore Ravens It’s great to be back with you after a trip out West and a Bye Week. Buckle up for the Pittsburgh Steelers stretch run after they stumbled through the AFC East portion of their schedule…