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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Chiefs

On Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers, again without starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, lost 23-13 to the one-win Kansas City Chiefs. After surviving the last two weeks largely on the back of a 5-0 turnover differential, the Steelers turned it over three times in this one, doubling their season total, while the…


Week Seven Steelers Vs Chiefs Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers fell short in their comeback attempt Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, ultimately losing the first start of Landry Jones’ career by a score of 23-13. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Steelers entered the second half trailing 9-3…


Steelers Film Room: Chiefs Sack Breakdown

We’re back breaking down the two sacks allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 23-13 Week Seven loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. 1. 3rd and 7, 10:59 4th. 11 personnel. Five blocking a four man rush. Simple tackle/end, or “X”, stunt from the defensive tackle and the outside linebacker….


Steelers T Alejandro Villanueva Gives Up Late Sack In First Career Start

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones wasn’t the only player who made his first career start on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs as the same went for tackle Alejandro Villanueva, the former Army captain and undrafted free agent. Villanueva, like Jones, had his share of problems Sunday against the Chiefs…

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Steelers QB Landry Jones Went Deep A Lot In First Career Start

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones made his first career start Sunday in the team’s 23-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and the third-year player certainly can’t be accused of not trying to throw the ball down the field during the game. Jones, who completed just 16 of his 29…


Recap: Steelers Shot Down At Arrowhead, Lose To Chiefs 23-13

Just when it seemed like the Pittsburgh Steelers were learning how to win without Ben Roethlisberger, the team managed a dud of a performance on the road in a 23-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The defense was in bend but don’t break mode from the outset, as the…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs 2015 Week 7: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2015 Week 7 Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (1-5) Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET Site: Arrowhead Stadium (76,416) • Kansas City, Mo. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Greg Gumbel (play-by-play), Trent Green (color analyst), Stacey Dales (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network…


Steelers vs. Chiefs: Five Key Players In Week 7

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 1-5 Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday in what figures to be a closely contested game due mainly to injuries. Three of the Chiefs five losses this season have also come against teams who remain unbeaten heading into Week 7. These five…


Steelers Film Room: Kansas City Chiefs’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Chiefs Injury Report: Hali, Devito, Maclin, Wilson Sit Out Wednesday

The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium and their Wednesday injury report is quite lengthy. Not practicing on Wednesday were defensive end Mike Devito (concussion), linebacker Tamba Hali (knee), wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (concussion) and linebacker Ramik Wilson (knee, ankle). Hali was on…


Villanueva’s Size, Performance Catching Tomlin’s Attention

He’s six foot nine, 340 pounds. Mike Tomlin once noticed Alejandro Villanueva for that. Now, it’s business as usual. During his Tuesday press conference, Tomlin recounted the first time he saw Villanueva in a football uniform. “We were playing Philadelphia last year in the preseason and I looked across the…


Steelers Will Look To Maintain Success Vs. Inexperienced QB’s In Week 1

In his ten-year tenure of running the Pittsburgh Steelers defense, former defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau has done one thing very well, among the many to choose from, and that’s terrorize young quarterbacks, as he compiled a 51-18 record against quarterbacks making their first start against his defense. While LeBeau has moved on,…