Week 12




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Heath Miller Key In Improved Steelers Running Game

Two years ago, in his first year under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s system, veteran tight end Heath Miller was having arguably the best season of his career all around, being pass catching to blocking. After he suffered a knee injury in the penultimate game of the 2012 season, he…


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Midseason Hindsight: Reviewing Steelers Free Agent Signings

The Pittsburgh Steelers were bigger players in free agency this offseason than they had been in several years, dipping into the talent pool and coming away with a number of players at varying contract levels, destined for all sorts of roles within the team. Some of those signings have admittedly…


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Splash Plays Have Been Even Tougher To Come By On The Road

The Pittsburgh Steelers failed to record a single turnover in either of their first two games. Over the course of the next seven, however, they turned things around and nearly averaged two per game, with a total of 13 interceptions and fumbles recovered. Over the last two games, there’s been…



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2013 NFL Week 12 & 13 TOX Stats

Below are the TOX stats from Week 12 and Week 13 along with the new year to date totals heading into the weekend of Week 14. In Week 12, the teams with a plus two TOX differential went 8-2 (80.0%). In Week 13, those plus two teams combined to go…


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Report: Steelers CB William Gay Fined $15,750 For Hitting Browns QB Jason Campbell In The Head

According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay was fined $15,750 for unnecessary roughness on Cleveland Browns quarterback Jason Campbell when “he unnecessarily delivered a forcible blow to his opponent’s head and neck.” NFL fines Willie Gay $15,750 for unnecessary roughness on Campbell. "He unnecessarily…


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Heath Miller Showed Well Against The Browns

By Matthew Marczi Redemption had been a recurring pattern for the Steelers against the Browns this game. Heath Miller had been having his recent struggles as much as anybody, so it was important for him to rebound with a clean game, and he did, both blocking and receiving. Early in…



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Jason Worilds Played A Complete Game Against The Browns

By Matthew Marczi It’s been no secret that fourth-year outside linebacker Jason Worilds has really begun to come into his own over the course of the last two games. He registered nearly double-digit pressures this week against the Cleveland Browns despite not actually registering a sack, but he did bring…


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Inside The Tape: Breakdown Of Steelers Versus Browns

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Cleveland Browns. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Kick return unit. Front dive. Vince Williams, Kion Wilson (now wearing #48), Chris Carter, Terence Garvin, Antwon Blake. David Paulson/Michael Palmer the next two and Al Woods/Cam…


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Breakdown Of Steelers NT Al Woods Versus Browns

By Alex Kozora A play-by-play breakdown of the snaps played by nose tackle Al Woods against the Cleveland Browns. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Drive Snaps: 2 Run/Rush: 0/1 Play-by-Play 1. 1st and 10, 8:41 1st. LE in 34. Just three man rush. RT/TE block him 2. 1st…


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David DeCastro Earned Some Redemption After Recent Struggles

By Matthew Marczi Second-year guard David DeCastro was hitting his stride entering the Oakland Raiders game earlier this season when he suffered an ankle injury, forcing him to miss the following game against the New England Patriots. When he returned to play against the Buffalo Bills, he did not quite…