Found November 02, 2013 on
Pro Football Zone:
Despite a 2-5 start, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley believes they’re on the verge of breaking out, according to ESPN.com.
“I feel like we’re on the cusp of being pretty good,” Haley said. “We’ve had a lot of moving parts — not that anybody else hasn’t — but we’ve had to overcome and mix and match a little bit but I do feel like we’re close to playing the way we have to play for us to win on a weekly basis.”
Haley stated the obvious by saying they need to score more points each week.
“We need to be up in the 20s and 30s more than we are in the teens,” Haley said. “That’s the bottom line when it’s all said and done.”
Need NFL Tickets?
The post Toddy Haley: Steelers offense on the verge of breaking out appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-5) will travel to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough to face the New England Patriots (6-2). The game will kickoff at 4:45 (ET) and will be broadcasted live on CBS.
Earlier this week I asked the question, is there any chance these Pittsburgh Steelers can compete with likes of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick? I believe the chances are slim to none. The Steelers...
The Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Foxboro, Massachusetts for a late Sunday afternoon showdown with the New England Patriots. Who is in? Who is out? Find out, in your Pittsburgh Steelers Week 9 injury report.
The Steelers have three players listed as out; wide receiver Markus Wheaton (finger) did not participate on Wednesday and was limited the rest of the week, defensive back...
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown wanted to apologize for two fourth-quarter plays he felt he let get away and let down his QB - Ben Roethlisberger in the Steelers' 21-18 loss against the Raiders. Brown is the team's most reliable receiver and a few weeks ago was demanding to get the ball more often, but last Sunday he was asking for forgiveness.
Due to his poor play Sunday in the loss to the Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones was demoted this past week on the latest depth chart behind Jason Worilds. However, just because he won't start, doesn't mean he won't still see the field, according to defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau during his Thursday talk with the media.
By Matthew Marczi
When Cody Wallace was forced into the game due to the injuries to Ramon Foster and Guy Whimper, it was certainly alarming—not simply because it meant the Pittsburgh Steelers were down two linemen, but also because we had never seen Wallace play before and did not know what he offered.
While he was not perfect—in particular, he was beat on one running play that...
By Matthew Marczi
Although it ultimately sputtered out thanks to a missed field goal courtesy of Shaun Suisham and his former holder, Zoltan Mesko, the final drive of the first half was a productive one for the Pittsburgh Steelers in one respect: it provided a microscopic look into the macroscopic growth that guard David DeCastro has made in pass protection in his second season....
The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the New England Patriots Sunday at Gillette Stadium and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players for this week.
Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below.
Ben Roethlisberger - 35 attempts, 27 completions, 301 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception, 1 rush, 3 yards, 0 touchdowns.
From Black and Gold Insider, John Marley
I want to use Antonio Brown as an example of the current state of our beloved Pittsburgh Steelers. And I love AB. His skills are obvious, his statistics this season are impressive on paper, and he tries his heart out, okay...that's apparent.
But there is one thing I don't understand about him...he does a LOT...
There are plenty of theories going around on what ails the 2-5 Steelers. They are slow starters, allow too many big plays on defense and can't run the ball on offense. All that is true, but the inability to score and prevent touchdowns in the red zone is as big a problem as any for this team.
As the Steelers approach the halfway point of the 2013 season, they are 30th in the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots will face off against one another in a Week 9 match-up.
While things have not necessary gone the Steelers (2-5) they are not about to roll over to the Patriots (6-2) in this one.
Coverage of the game between the Steelers and Patriots will air on CBS beginning at 4:25 pm ET from Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA.
To take down the Pittsburgh Steelers the Pats will have to do three things. Protect, pressure, get open. Protection: Protection is vital to the game. If Brady's is not on his feet it usually means a big L will be placed in the win/loss category. The Patriots #5 ranked offensive lines has been impressive this season but it must stay consistent which it has failed to...
Patriots vs. Steelers Preview--cover32: Here’s my preview over at cover32:
Predicting the Patriots matchup vs. the Steelers
Who would have thought that the Pittsburgh Steelers would enter Week 9 with a rather pitiful 2-5 record?
Should we be all that surprised? I think that it’s pretty evident that the Steelers are in the process of rebuilding both sides of the football and...
Halfway through the year and things could be better in Steeler Nation. At 2-5 and facing a tough test in Foxboro this Sunday, the Steelers need to be on their game in every facet. The Patriots are not a perfect football team, but who are we to talk?
A lot of blame has been pointed at the offensive line and deservedly so. The group has been battered, beaten, and tossed around...
Photo courtesy of Sports Illustrated
As the Patriots prepare to play the Pittsburgh Steelers this sunday, one of their main focus's continues to be Troy Polamalu.
The Seven-time Pro Bowler continues to be a worry for offenses everywhere, as he is always on the move. When you look at the line, he is always crouching up on the defense and getting to the QB, most of the time without...
It will be a beautiful Fall afternoon at the Razor as two of the NFL's iconic teams square off. Early November, crisp afternoon and football; what could be better?
Leading up to kick off we shall hear much of the QB position. This is to be expected because between "Big Ben" and "Tom Terrific" they are the most Superbowl hardened QBs in football today...