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Steelers Vs Patriots Positional Grades

Well, that didn’t go anywhere near as planned. Right from the start Tom Brady and the New England Patriots simply dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game Sunday evening, rolling to a 36-17 win, clinching a spot in their ninth Super Bowl in franchise history. This will be…


Young Defensive Nucleus Built On Past Three Drafts

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense takes the field, they will be doing so with a unit that looks dramatically different from the one that they fielded the last time they found themselves in the AFC Championship Game, six seasons ago. After all, only three players on the Steelers’ roster on…


Film Room: William Gay Shows Heady Play

Earlier today, I mentioned that Pittsburgh Steelers 10th-year cornerback William Gay actually managed to receive an honorable mention in the “Defensive Back” category of Pro Football Focus’ meaningless All-Pro list. But it did get me thinking that we really have not talked much at all about Gay over the course…



Steelers Film Room: Safeties Make Touchdown Saving Plays Against Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense certainly had their share of problems in Sunday’s win over the Baltimore Ravens and as we’ve seen several times throughout the season, poor tackling led their list of gaffes. Those tacking problems aside, the Steelers defense still managed to make a few plays throughout the game…


Resiliency, Brotherhood Propels Steelers In Comeback Victory

It wasn’t an easy win. Those ones are hard to come by against the Baltimore Ravens. But it was a win and in the end, that’s all that matters for anyone who was rooting for those sweet black Color Rush unis. At the start of the fourth quarter, those winning…


Film Room: Mike Mitchell A Lifeline As Last Line Of Defense

Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Mike Mitchell is probably always going to have his critics, about as many or more of them, it seems, compared to the number of people he has in his corner, judging by social media. Whether it’s Steelers fans calling him out for his on-field excitement or…


Steelers Have Had Four Touchdowns Nullified By Penalties In 2016

Do you recall your frustration about midway through the second quarter of Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Bengals, when it appeared as though quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed a perfect pass from 13 yards out to wide receiver Antonio Brown for a touchdown on third down and seven—only…



Steelers Vs. Bengals: Player Snap Counts – Week 15

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 24-20 on the road Sunday and a few things stick out when you look at the initial snap counts from the game. Here is a recap. Offensively for the Steelers, tight end Ladarius Green played 43 of 75 possible snaps prior to leaving late with a concussion. Tight end…




David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 13: Steelers Versus Giants

Sunday at Heinz Field the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves in the unusual situation of having a two-game win streak but having lost their last two games at home. They took on a New York Giants team that had won six and a row and was looking to solidify it’s place…


Steelers Vs. Giants: Player Snap Counts – Week 13

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Giants 24-14 Sunday at Heinz Field and a few things stick out when you look at the initial snap counts from the game. Offensively for the Steelers, tight end Ladarius Green played a season-high 35 snaps against the Giants and he responded with perhaps his best game…


Moats Wonders If Manning Brothers Went Over Fake-Slide-Throw Play

On Wednesday, former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning managed to break away from his busy commercial schedule to visit his younger brother Eli Manning. During his visit to New York, the elder Manning reportedly gave his sibling a few tips on how the New York Giants should attack the Pittsburgh Steelers’…