Week 11 Steelers Vs Seahawks: What To Watch For

After spending the week off getting right, the Pittsburgh Steelers are back in action this evening, traveling for the second time this year to the west coast to take on the defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks. Of course, the 2013 Super Bowl champions have not looked quite as fearsome this…

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Mike Adams Under Contract For 2016 Not A Bad Thing

Last week, we learned after the time for Mike Adams to begin practicing to hope to return from the Physically Unable to Perform List had passed, and that, due to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, his contract will be tolled, making 2016 the last year on his contract. Essentially, he will…

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Health, Opportunity Opening Door For More 13 Personnel

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin warned that tight end Matt Spaeth’s injury might be one that would have to be monitored heading out of this bye week. The veteran tight end, who just turned 32 earlier this week, had missed the two games prior to the off week, and…

during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

Seahawks Activate CB Jeremy Lane From PUP List

On the eve of hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Seattle Seahawks just announced that they have activated cornerback Jeremy Lane from the Physically Unable to Perform List. Lane was the Seahawks’ nickel corner last season. The fourth-year former sixth-round draft pick played his last snap recording an interception at the…

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Steelers Among Least-Penalized Teams This Season

At one point earlier this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to boast the distinction of holding the title of least-penalized team in the league. Through 10 weeks now, they are still very close to that mark, now ranking second, behind only the Minnesota Vikings, who hold the current distinction….


Bye Week Evaluation, Justin Forsett Injury May Factor Into RB Roster Move

Yesterday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced an unexpected but not altogether unsurprising roster move as the team gets closer to resuming actual football activity. The move saw the promotion of running back Fitzgerald Toussaint from the practice squad, ousting Isaiah Pead from the 53-man roster in the process. Pead was…


2015 Steelers Emerging As Battered, But Battle-Tested Unit

Entering the 12th week of the NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have 17 players on reserve lists of one sort or another, including 15 on the good old injured reserve. Admittedly, only perhaps half-dozen or so of those players were on the 53-man roster, and perhaps another two or…


Bye Week Rethink: Red Zone Usage Of RBs

Today is Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are not playing. They are not playing tomorrow, either, nor did they already play on Thursday. The 6-4 franchise is entering its long awaited and much needed bye week after 10 straight games. With not much else going on, it would figure to…


Steelers Start And Finish Home Stretch As Road Dogs

The Pittsburgh Steelers seem to be relatively happy and healthy coming out of their bye week after 10 straight weeks of battering their bodies. After all, there is a good deal to be happy about. Some of their main rivals in the Wildcard race fell, leaving them as the only…

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Keeping Russell Wilson Contained Key For Steelers’ Run Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken pride in their run defense this season, and rightfully so after beginning a turnaround from a steady drop off in recent years. While the defense ranked relatively favorably a year ago in terms of yards per game allowed on the ground, their yards per carry…