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Steelers Surprised By Patriots Tempo, Gameplan

It’s one thing to get out-executed which the Pittsburgh Steelers undeniably were Sunday evening. It’s another to be surprised by what an offense does and struggle to adjust. Which, according to Bud Dupree, is exactly what happened. “The first drive hit us by surprise,” Dupree said via Steelers.com. “They came…


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…