On the New England Patriots first touchdown of the game Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, safety Troy Polamalu was worked over pretty good by quarterback Tom Brady and below is a breakdown of the breakdown.
On the first down play, the Patriots are in 11 personnel with two wide receivers to the left and one to the right. The Steelers have their nickel personnel on the field...
By Michael K Reynolds
Not only have the Pittsburgh Steelers thinned their playoff chances down to a mathematical miracle over the weekend, they did so with historic flare. With the worst defensive effort in Black and Gold history, the team is not only out of it, but appears to be drifting in the wrong direction.
Before the ship completely turns to timbers on the rocks, it’s time...
Season 4, Episode 41 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right into recapping the Pittsburgh Steelers 55-31 loss Sunday to the New England Patriots.
We spend a lot of time talking about both sides of the football and go over the poor play by several individuals in the process. We try to pick out a few positives, but of course there aren't many.
The grades are in from Pro Football Focus and according to their breakdowns, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery and guard Ramon Foster were the top offensive players in the Sunday loss to the New England Patriots while defensive end Cameron Heyward (3.0), linebacker Lamarr Woodley (2.7), defensive end Brett Keisel (2.1), linebacker Vince Williams (1.9) and nose tackle...
Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday 55-31 loss to the New England Patriots along with some observations Backup tight end Michael Palmer saw three snaps on offense and David Paulson saw zero. That certainly tells you what they think of Paulson right now. Even though he was demoted, Jarvis Jones played […]
Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From...
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the New England Patriots 55-31 on Sunday and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below and I do expect a ton of them.
Jerricho Cotchery - Seven catches for 96 yards and three touchdowns makes Cotchery a winner. The adjustment that he made on the first touchdown catch was fantastic...
After the New England Patriots scored their final touchdown to go up 55-31 with 2:49 left in the game, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to the field for the final offensive series instead of backup Bruce Gradkowski. After the game, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about the decision to let his veteran quarterback, who had already been sacked five times...
Following the Pittsburgh Steelers 55-31 loss Sunday to the New England Patriots, you can bet that there will be several notable player quotes that surface and safety Troy Polamalu has already weighed in with a few of his own.
After giving up a franchise record 610 yards of offense, Polamalu was asked if he knew how to fix the problems on defense.
"I don’t know. We’ll see...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his post game press conference following the 55-31 loss Sunday to the New England Patriots and below is a transcript of what he had to say during the session courtesy of steelers.com.
Mike Tomlin: A disappointing performance, probably as disappointed as I have been especially under the circumstances in terms of how we were able to fight...
Following the Pittsburgh Steelers 55-31 embarrassing loss Sunday to the New England Patriots, head coach Mike Tomlin quickly recapped the injury situation coming out of the game.
"From an injury standpoint, Vince Williams sustained a concussion as did Ike Taylor," said Tomlin. "Those guys will be evaluated. Marcus Gilbert had a ankle injury."
All of the injuries...
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost 55-31 Sunday to the New England Patriots and not only was it the most points allowed in franchise history, the 610 net yards allowed by the defense was also the most allowed in franchise history.
Ok, get it all out of your system here now. Let it all out. Clean your fan colon.
Let It All Out Thread is a post from: Steelers Depot
By Matthew Marczi
The Pittsburgh Steelers, once again, begin a second half with a significant deficit, this time down 24-10 to the New England Patriots, with the latter receiving the second-half kick.
The Patriots were penalized for holding on the opening kickoff, resulting in them starting the opening drive from the 10. Stevan Ridley was good for 11 on first down, however, quickly...
Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert has left the game against the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter with a right ankle after being rolled up on from behind during a pass by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Gilbert was replace by Mike Adams.
The Steelers only dressed seven offensive linemen for the game as guard David DeCastro was inactive after suffering a right...
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Vince Williams has left the game against the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter with an apparent concussion.
Williams went to the locker room and was replaced by Stevenson Sylvester, who has yet to play a defensive snap this season.
Williams had registered just three total tackles in the game when he exited.
Steelers LB Vince Williams...
By Matthew Marczi
The Pittsburgh Steelers enter today coming off a bitter loss to the Oakland Raiders that sent the team to a record of 2-5, seriously jeopardizing any chance they have of making a late-season push. However, they got a boost when the Cincinnati Bengals lost on Thursday, putting the Steelers two games back in the loss column.
The Steelers received the opening kickoff...
Below are the inactive players for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013, week 9 Sunday game against the New England Patriots. The inactive list is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff.
QB Landry Jones
WR Markus Wheaton
G David DeCastro
NT Hebron Fangupo
CB Curtis Brown
TE Richard Gordon
LB Kion Wilson
Steelers Patriots Week 9 Inactives is a post from: Steelers Depot
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.
By Jeremy Hritz
While there was uncertainty at the beginning of the 2013 season as to what type of team the Pittsburgh Steelers would field, predicting a 2-5 record after seven games seemed to be as unlikely as the Steelers going 19-0 and winning their seventh Super Bowl title.
What seemed improbable during the offseason is now a bitter realty as the Steelers travel to Foxborough...
New England Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib has been forced to miss the last two games with a hip injury and Mike Reiss of ESPN.com believes there is a good chance he sits out Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Talib practiced on a limited basis this week, but Reiss, who has covered the Patriots for several years, thinks they are leaning toward getting him fully healthy over...
Every Friday on The Terrible Podcast my co-host David Todd and I pick all of the NFL games against the spread and we will post those picks every Sunday morning throughout the season and track the results along the way. Here is a link to the Friday episode. We use the spreads that we see on Friday for our picks below.
Week 9 Games
The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the New England Patriots Sunday at Gillette Stadium and below are seven things to watch for in the game.
That Guy At Right Guard - The Steelers best offensive lineman, David DeCastro, will sit out this game with a right ankle injury suffered last week and he will likely be replaced by Guy Whimper. Whimper, who suffered a hyper-extended left knee...
By Jeremy Hritz
As it currently stands, the loss total in the AFC North (17) now exceeds its wins (14), and the strength of the division took another hit when the outstanding Geno Atkins suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Cincinnati Bengals 22-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Prior to the Bengals frustrating loss, they pounded the New York Jets, 49-9, and provided more reasons...
By Matthew Marczi
Last week, for some reason, I felt that Kelvin Beachum was starting to settle in at left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but it turns out that probably had a lot to do with the soft Baltimore Ravens defense. He struggled a fair bit last week going up against the Oakland Raiders, particularly when facing defensive end Lamarr Houston, who was excellent against...
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
Before the season started, the main point of discussion being tossed around with regard to Le’Veon Bell and his ability to get on the field right away was how quickly he would be able to acclimate himself to picking up the blitz in passing situations.
Of course, as it turned out, it would be injuries keeping him off the field early in the season, while the rest...