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Steelers Vs. Patriots: Player Snap Counts – Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped their 2015 regular season opener Thursday night to the New England Patriots and the player snap counts from the game tell quite and interesting story. As we already pointed out this morning, cornerback Brandon Boykin failed to see the field on defense Thursday night for the Steelers….

Todd Haley

Steelers Film Room: Todd Haley’s Playbook

Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive coordinators tend to be the biggest source of criticism. Ironically, they’re one of the least-known people in the organization. From an outsiders view, anyway. Coaches are difficult to evaluate. Are the mistakes scheme or talent evaluated? It usually results in clichéd and trite criticism. Why are you running it…


Steelers Versus Patriots: Week 1 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New England Patriots Thursday night in Foxboro to kick off the 2015 NFL regular season and if you’re like me, you’re counting down the hours until the game begins. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives for each and every Steelers…


Numbers Crunch: Steelers Season Outlook

Following every game last year, we did a brief numbers crunch, examining each game from a quirky statistical standpoint. With Week One of this year looming, we’ll introduce it again with some big-picture stats to follow throughout the season. – Mike Tomlin will have to go 8-8 in the regular…


Steelers Preseason Serves As Reminder To NFL’s Cruel Reality

You don’t want to know how the sausage is made. The general concept being it’s much better to see the finished product than how it was built. It’s a lot easier to stomach. The NFL works in the same way. By Thursday, the production value from NBC’s broadcast and the…


Tomlin, Colbert Focusing On Winning In 2015 Above All Else

As of Saturday, six of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ eight-man draft class successfully landed on the 53-man roster, heralding the praise of a draft well done. The only player fully out of the organization was a seventh-round selection, with the eighth player landing on injured reserve, and thus still a part…


Steelers Initial 53 Man Roster

With a flurry of roster moves, it can be difficult to keep up with the Pittsburgh Steelers roster. We’ll present it, without commentary, below. Just a reminder Maurkice Pouncey still has to be moved to the injured reserve/designated to return list, opening up a roster spot for another offensive lineman…

Cody Wallace sack

Preseason Charting Notes: Offense

On the heels of the Pittsburgh Steelers releasing much of their 75-man roster to attempt to reach the league mandated mark of 53 players, I decided to look back at the Steelers preseason offense from an analytical and personnel usage perspective. I’ll explain everything as clearly as I can while…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Panthers Breakdown

Game notes from the preseason finale between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Carolina Panthers. This will be an abridged version since some of these players aren’t even in Pittsburgh anymore. An eye towards the players here and the New England Patriots in Week One is more important. First Half – Kick…


2015 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction: Final Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 preseason is now wrapped up and that means the team must trim their roster down to 53 players by Saturday evening. While several cuts are easy to make, there are still several spots that are definitely tough to figure out. Below is my final prediction for…

Roosevelt Nix

Roosevelt Nix Makes Strong Final Statement For Spot On Team

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed first-year player Roosevelt Nix to a Reserve/Future contract early this year, back in January. Originally signing with the Falcons as a linebacker, the 5’11”, 260-pounder was eventually converted to fullback before ultimately getting cut. Like the Falcons, the Steelers brought in Nix as a linebacker, but…