Carter’s Classroom: Presenting 2019 Tackle Awards ☕


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T.J. Watt (90) and Devin Bush (55) tackle Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

Last year I kept track of the Steelers' weekly missed tackles for advanced statistics to track the team's progress in limiting missed tackles. It led to the first ever DKPS tackle awards, highlighting Cam Heyward and Stephon Tuitt among others.

This year we revisit those awards with compiled statistics for the same categories we discussed last year.

Devin Bush surged to the top of the team's tackle totals with 12 tackles against the Ravens to give him a total of 109 on the season. He also led the team with the most missed tackles at 14. As a rookie, Bush saw plenty of playing time and had to learn quickly how to cover and tackle in several different situations.

Here's a comprehensive look at all the Steelers' defenders in 2019. The tackles, snaps and missed tackle statistics were all compiled by

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