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Steelers Vs. Redskins: Player Snap Counts – Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their 2016 regular season opener Monday night over the Washington Redskins 38-16 and the snap counts from that game have now been compiled. While there aren’t many surprises included in them, there are a few totals worth pointing out. For starters, second-year wide receiver Eli Rogers…


Steelers Vs. Panthers: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Game 4

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night preseason loss to the Carolina Panthers are now in and here’s a few observations from the numbers. Tackles Alejandro Villanueva and Ryan Harris both had to play Thursday night as long as quarterback Landry Jones was in the game and head coach…


Steelers Vs. Saints: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Game 3

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night preseason win over the New Orleans Saints are now in and here’s a few observations from the numbers. The Steelers starting offensive live sans tackle Marcus Gilbert played 41 snaps Friday night. Gilbert surely would have as well had he…


Steelers Vs. Eagles: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Game 2

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night preseason loss to the Philadelphia Eagles are now in and here’s a few observations from the numbers. Wide receiver Cobi Hamilton and center Cody Wallace logged the most offensive snaps Thursday night. While Hamilton playing a lot isn’t overly surprising,…


Charting Notes From The Steelers Preseason Opener Against Lions

Before we start heavily previewing the Pittsburgh Steelers second preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles, I thought I would pass along a few notes that stuck out to me from our charting of the team’s Friday night loss to the Detroit Lions. According to our game charting, the Lions only brought…


Steelers Vs. Lions: Player Snap Counts – Preseason Game 1

The initial snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night preseason opening loss to the Detroit Lions are now in and here’s a few observations from the numbers. For starters, on offense the Steelers got a long look at linemen Chris Hubbard and B.J. Finney, who both figure to battling…



PFF Has Steelers Roethlisberger As Least-Pressured QB In 2015

Even though he missed four-plus games to injuries last season, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger finished the year as the least-pressured QB in the league, according to stats tracked by Pro Football Reference. Least-pressured QBs last season: 1. Ben Roethlisberger, 27.2% of dropbacks2. Drew Brees, 28.73. Andy Dalton, 28.9 pic.twitter.com/fgCyTw4Zy4…


Steelers Have No Reason To “Nix” Fullback Usage In 2016

Don’t tell Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix that the position he plays is meaningless. Sure, he may have only played 150 total snaps on offense during the 2015 season, but his presence sure was noticeable during that limited playing time. When Nix was on the field last season, the Steelers…






Video: Steelers CB Artie Burns 2015 Miami Pass Targets (Games 1-4)

I have finally made it through all of the games that new Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns played in last season at the University of Miami. During that complete tape viewing I also identified all of the times he was targeted in coverage. While I have not yet compiled all…


Ranking The Steelers Draft Classes

Introduction & Methodology With the 2016 NFL draft now just weeks away, now is a good time to rank our beloved Pittsburgh Steelers‘ previous draft classes. The rating of NFL draft classes will, of course, always have a subjective element to it. However, I have attempted to create the most…