Week 1




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Steelers Directional Stats Through Week 1 – Defense

Throughout the season I will be posting the Pittsburgh Steelers directional play stats for both the offense and the defense along with their league rankings for you to peruse. Below are the stats for the defense through week one. In case you missed it, here are the stats for the…


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Steelers Directional Stats Through Week 1 – Offense

Throughout the season I will be posting the Pittsburgh Steelers directional play stats for both the offense and the defense along with their league rankings for you to peruse. Below are the stats for the offense through week one. Rushing Offense Week 1 LE LT LG M RG RT RE…


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Steelers Personnel Grouping Stats Versus Titans

Below are the personnel groupings and stats of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense from the season opener against the Tennessee Titans. We will be tracking these once again this season as part of our yearly charting project. As you can see, the offense predominantly used their 11 personnel (1RB/1TE/3WR) grouping against…


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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger’s Pass Distances Versus Titans

We will be tracking the distance of the throws made by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger over the course of the season and below is a play by play look at his passes from Sunday against the Tennessee Titans in the season opener. Roethlisberger threw the ball 33 times in…


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Steelers Versus Titans Sack Break Down

By Alex Kozora In weeks with multiple sacks allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers, I’ll be breaking down each individual one, assigning blame, and keeping track of a “sack counter” for the guilty parties. And this week, with five allowed against the Tennessee Titans, was worthy of an article dedicated to…



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Steelers Really Need FB Will Johnson Back For Bengals Game

When Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin ran down his list of injured players Tuesday during his press conference, fullback Will Johnson wasn’t included. While there hasn’t been much good news concerning the Steelers over the course of the last several days, the news that Johnson might just be able…



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2013 NFL Week 1 TOX Stats

As usual, I will once again be tracking the TOX stats throughout the 2013 NFL season. This is simple stat, but its 80% win track record is hard to ignore. In case you need a refresher, the TOX stat is a measure of how many explosive plays (20-plus yards) teams…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts – Steelers Versus Titans

By David Todd The Steelers lost their season opener to the Tennessee Titans 16-9 Sunday at Heinz Field. The Steelers took a 2-0 lead on the opening kickoff when the Titans Darius Reynaud downed the opening kickoff in the end zone after initially taking possession in the field of play…


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Steeler Fans, Do Your Job!

NOTE FROM DAVE: I normally don’t take outside submissions, but Srdan Nisic politely asked me to post this if I have room. Be nice to each other in the comments. By Srdan Nisic Following an embarrassing performance at the home opener, Steelers fans are searching for answers to fix our…


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Rankings Be Damned – Steelers Defense Still Lacks Splash

The next time Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor decides to do an interview, I sure hope he leaves defensive rankings and stats out of it. Don’t get me wrong, I like Taylor as both a player and an individual, but the primitive rankings narrative has run its course. When the…