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2016 Midseason Review: Cornerbacks

We still have some time to kill before the Pittsburgh Steelers get back on the field, and their bye week happens to have fallen at a pretty appropriate time, so over the course of this week, we are going to bring you a sort of quick-hitter review of how the…


Exploring The Rationale Behind Cornerback Shuffle

You may have seen the report yesterday from Ray Fittipaldo that states that the Pittsburgh Steelers intend to start rookie first-round cornerback Artie Burns over veteran William Gay on Sunday against the Ravens. While this realistically only makes a meaningful distinction on between 20 to 40 percent of the team’s…


Report: Artie Burns To Start Over William Gay This Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be seeing a lot of changes this week with old faces getting healthy and returning. But the team is also shaking up the depth chart with the healthy players they already had. The biggest change? Artie Burns is starting over William Gay this week. That’s what…


Tomlin Recognizes Secondary Must Capitalize On Chances

Last week, we pointed out the historical drought the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary is undergoing. One that would make California’s dry spell look like the Amazon jungle. Through Pittsburgh’s first seven games, no defensive back has recorded an interception, the first time that’s happened since at least 1960 and probably a full decade…


Missed Tackles Report: Steelers Vs Patriots

Sunday’s loss to the New England Patriots might have been frustrating for a large contingent of Steelers Nation, but for the first time in a few weeks the Pittsburgh Steelers defense did a solid job of tackling the catch and limiting the big plays by not missing many open field…


Steelers Secondary Lacking Splash On Historic Level

I know we’ve talked about this a ton and Dave Bryan wrote a scathing but accurate portrayal of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense yesterday. So forgive me for twisting the knife a little further. But one of the most astounding stats of the season is this secondary’s inability to create turnovers….


Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Patriots Week 7

7 gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 7 loss to the New England Patriots: 1 – The Steelers’ offense left too many points on the field to come away with a win. The Patriots had two turnovers that gave the Steelers offensive unit great field position. The results? Landry Jones…



Sean Davis Taking Back Seat On Defense

I posed the question following recently just what exactly rookie defensive back Sean Davis’ role is going to be going forward for the 2016 season within the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense. Sunday’s game at least provided some short-term answers and insight into that question, and the answer seems to be that…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 6: Steelers Versus Dolphins

After two impressive wins at home, the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to South Florida and produced one of the most ignominious efforts in recent memory losing 30-15 to the Miami Dolphins. The Steelers were completely dominated on both sides of the ball, but still managed to have a chance late because…



Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Dolphins Week 6

7 gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 6 loss to the Miami Dolphins. 1 – The Steelers seem to have an uncanny knack for playing down to lesser competition. The Dolphins reeled off 23 unanswered points in a dominant performance. If it wasn’t for an illegal formation by the…