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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer said on Wednesday that fullback Will Johnson is playing "lights out" right now and I have felt the same way about the undrafted free agent. In addition to Johnson, the offensive line has also been playing lights out as well and I wanted to show some film of a play Sunday in the over the New York Giants that illustrates both.
The animated gif below shows the first play following the interception by cornerback Ike Taylor. The Steelers are in 21 personnel with Johnson lined up strong-side.
At the snap Maurkice Pouncey explodes to his right to start Read more [...]
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According to running back coach Kirby Wilson the Steelers starting running back will be Rashard Mendenhall when he is healthy. Mendenhall is not expected to play Monday night against the Chiefs, but could play the following week in the Steelers first match-up with the Baltimore Ravens.
Over the past two weeks the Steelers run game has emerged with a one hundred yard rusher in all...
Mike Tomlin announced today that Antonio Brown is “very doubtful” to play on Monday Night against the Kansas City Chiefs. Brown suffered what is being called a mild high ankle sprain and will likely be held out to make sure he can play a week later against the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens stand at 6-2 just one game ahead of the 5-3 Steelers in the AFC North division. Kansas City...
Antonio Brown, Troy Polamalu, and Marcus Gilbert will all miss the Steelers Monday Night game against the Kansas City Chiefs, but there is some hope for week 11. Pittsburgh is hosting back-to-back games for the first time in the 2012 season in weeks 10 and 11 with both games being played at Heinz Field. Week 11 is an especially important game as the Steelers will host the Baltimore...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is close to returning from the Achilles injury that he suffered back in Week 6 against the Tennessee Titans. Will he be ready for the game Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs? It's hard to say this early on in the week, but when he is ready, he will be the starter, according to running backs coach Kirby Wilson.
Throughout most of the year, most fans and experts have almost written off the Steelers. With key injuries to Troy, Harrison and a banged up struggling run game, the Steelers were thought to be only a shade of their former selves after a bad loss to the Raiders early on this season. After 3 straight wins the Steelers have quietly improved to a 5-3 record. With Baltimore now...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will likely be without leading receiver Antonio Brown next Monday night when they host the Kansas City Chiefs.
Brown sprained his right ankle in last Sunday's 24-20 victory over the New York Giants. Coach Mike Tomlin called Brown's status ''very much in doubt.'' Brown leads the Steelers with 42 receptions and is second on the team...
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin announced yesterday
that the team is expected to be without wide receiver Antonio Brown while
running back Jonathan Dwyer is expected to return from injury this weekend
against the Kansas City Chiefs. Tomlin added that safety Troy Polamalu could
return in two weeks when the Steelers take on the Baltimore Ravens, reports Ed Bouchette of the...
Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson said once Rashard Mendenhall returns to full health, he’ll be the team’s starting running back.
“Rashard has always been our lead dog and our top runner. Rashard is the complete package — power, speed, explosiveness,” said Wilson, via Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “He is the guy who can take a 10-yard run and...
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said today that Jonathan Dwyer is likely to be back in uniform in week 10. Just two weeks ago it looked like Dwyer owners were about to go on a roll but a quad injury forced him to the sidelines last week and Isaac Redman made the most of his opportunity with 147 yards on the ground.
According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that the running back who "gets the totes" will be the one running well at the time.Fantasy Spin:Jonathan Dwyer is expected to return from a quad injury this week and Rashard Mendenhall will be questionable. Don't expect Isaac Redman to carry the ball 26 times again against the Chiefs Monday.
The Thursday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers has already been released and it shows that running back Chris Rainey practiced fully. According to Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times on Twitter, Rainey says that he suffered a cracked rib in the game against the New York Giants, but that he intends on playing Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Rainey injured the...
Mike Tomlin all but ruled Antonio Brown out of Monday night's game, but he had some good news on the running backs and Troy Polamalu for the following game.
Mike Tomlin talked this week about the three areas that needed improvement going into the Cincinnati game. Three wins later, the Steelers have clearly fixed two of those three, writes Mike Prisuta.
Casey Hampton can hear the chant. It never fails.
Regardless of the venue. Regardless of the weather. Regardless of the circumstances. Preseason or the Super Bowl. Heinz Field or Houston.
If the Pittsburgh Steelers are leading late in the fourth quarter, the sound of ''Here We Go Steelers, Here We Go!'' while thousands of Terrible Towels twirl will reverberate inside...
Captain Comeback Scott Kacsmar has a midseason review for all 32 offenses in the clutch. The Steelers shock the Giants, Andrew Luck's historic day, and milestones for Peyton Manning and Matt Ryan ring in the Week 9 edition.