Week 13



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Tomlin Not Reluctant To Use Inexperienced Running Backs Moving Forward

After parting ways with running back LeGarrette Blount last week, the Pittsburgh Steelers are now left with two young and very inexperienced running backs in rookies Dri Archer and Josh Harris to back up starter Le’Veon Bell moving forward. During his Tuesday press conference, however, head coach Mike Tomlin made…


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Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon Questionable For Sunday, Cortez Allen Dealing With Broken Thumb

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to get several injured players back this week for their Sunday home game against the New Orleans Saints and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the status of the team from a health standpoint during his Tuesday press conference. Tomlin said that safety Troy Polamalu (knee) practiced…




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Steelers Numbers Crunch: Skill Position Usage

By Alex Kozora The Pittsburgh Steelers’ bye week provides the opportunity to take a much needed breath and review the team through its first 11 weeks. After looking at Dri Archer’s carries last time, we’ll change gears and look at the Steelers’ skill positions as a whole from a statistical…


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Look For Steelers To Run Early And Often Against Saints

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New Orleans Saints Sunday at Heinz Field and after what we saw Monday night, the black and gold should make running the football a priority in that game. In their 34-27 Monday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the Saints gave up a season-high…


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Steelers Open As Three-Point Home Favorites Over Saints

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 4-7 New Orleans Saints Sunday at Heinz Field and they open Week 13 as three-point home favorites. The Saints enter Sunday’s game against the Steelers having lost three straight in which they have allowed a total of 545 yards rushing. According to the current…


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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Gets Green Light To Return

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have veteran cornerback Ike Taylor back for their Sunday home game against the New Orleans Saints as he was given the green light by the doctors after visiting with them on Monday. Ike Taylor says he's got the green light to practice but he "doesn't want…



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Steelers To Wear 40th Anniversary Patch Against Saints

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their first of six championships in Super Bowl IX with a 16-6 win over the Minnesota Vikings in New Orleans and they will commemorate that event this coming Sunday at Heinz Field. The Steelers will wear a  patch on their jerseys Sunday in the game against…




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Le’Veon Bell Picking Up Pass Protection

By Matthew Marczi Perhaps the aspect of Le’Veon Bell’s game that has seen the most improvement since the beginning of the season is his pass protection—which really should be no surprise, given that he missed the majority of training camp and the preseason, not to mention the first three regular…