Week 2

2017 NFL Week 3: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to yet another football-filled weekend as we all get ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers to play their Week 3 game Sunday against the Chicago Bears on the road. The Steelers have only won once in Chicago in 12 previous tries and their only…


Steelers OLB Bud Dupree Fined For Post-Sack Hip Thrust Celebration

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree has been fined by the NFL for his post-sack celebration in the team’s Week 2 win over the Minnesota Vikings, according to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Bud Dupree was fined $12,000 for his hip thrust sack dance. He's the new Mark Gastineau…


Watch: Antonio Brown, Xavier Rhodes Mic’d Up During Steelers-Vikings Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 home win over the Minnesota Vikings featured a great matchup between two good friends in wide receiver Antonio Brown and cornerback Xavier Rhodes. During the game the two players were mic’d up for ‘Sound FX’ and their in-game conversations were quite entertaining as you will…


Roethlisberger Completions Report: Updated Through Week 2

Every week I will chart Ben Roethlisberger’s completions across a variety of categories in an effort to uncover the strengths and weaknesses of the Steelers’ passing game.  As we get deeper into the season and as more throws get recorded, this information will become more reliable in identifying various trends…


Film Room: Bryant’s 3rd Down Reception Against Vikings Was Key

The Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday win over the Minnesota Vikings included several key plays on both sides of the football, but there seems to be one that was made by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and wide receiver Martavis Bryant that isn’t being talked about. With 7:32 left in the third quarter and Pittsburgh…




Mike Tomlin On Steelers CB Mike Hilton: ‘He’s Made Plays’

With two regular season games now in the books for the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers, cornerback Mike Hilton has played 89 defensive snaps in total. In Sunday’s win over the Minnesota Vikings, Hilton recorded 8 total defensive tackles and another one on special teams. If that’s not enough, the former undrafted free…



Steelers T Alejandro Villanueva Lost 20 Pounds Due To Recent Illness

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Alejandro Villanueva certainly had a rough game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings and it including him leaving the contest in the first half because of dehydration. After the game was over, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin revealed that Villanueva had been sick most of the week ahead…




Steelers Vs. Vikings: Player Snap Counts – Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their 2017 regular season home opener Sunday afternoon over the Minnesota Vikings 26-9 and the snap counts from the game have now been compiled. While there aren’t many surprises included in them, there are a few totals worth pointing out. Offensive line – As expected, Alejandro Villanueva, Ramon Foster,…



Steelers T Alejandro Villanueva Leaves Home Opener With Heat-Related Issues

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva is questionable to return to today’s game against the Minnesota Vikings due to heat-related issues. Villanueva left the game in the first half and was replaced at left tackle by Chris Hubbard. Villanueva wasn’t having a great game before leaving injured as he was penalized for…