Take away their big run plays that can help them maintain a balanced offense, and the defense gains a huge advantage when trying to stop Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco.
The recent struggles showcased in the Steelers' losses to the Dolphins and the Patriots drew a lot of focus on the inability to limit their opponents' ground game.
Landry Jones has the prototypical build for a pocket passing quarterback in the NFL and decent enough arm strength to put the ball in difficult spots.
The Steelers have a long and bad history against Tom Brady. Their 2-8 record when they face Brady is telling.
Both the losses the Steelers have suffered have shown the defense wearing down after only giving up one touchdown in the first half.
Questions rise after every loss the Steelers have against inferior teams, including the loss last Sunday to the Dolphins.
Save for one great play by Darrius Heyward-Bey, the Steelers' offense looked as inept and out of sync as it did against the Eagles earlier this season.
The Steelers' defense will have opportunities to put on a dominating performance against a Dolphins offense that has averaged 17.6 points a game.
Instead of the 3-4, the Steelers have shown more formations with two defensive linemen, four linebackers and five defensive backs.
The progress of the Steelers' offense continues to carry the team through the 2016 season.
The Steelers handled their business against the Jets on Sunday with their 31-13 victory at Heinz Field. Led by Ben Roethlisberger‘s four touchdown passes, the offense picked apart a Jets defense that was looking to feast...
Another week, another strong defensive front for the Steelers to overcome. The Jets have invested a great deal into the development of their line with three first-round talents in Leonard Williams,...
Le'Veon Bell is back, and it was noticeable beyond his 178 total yards Sunday against the Chiefs, as he poses even bigger problems to cover when he's a receiver for...
One thing that is important to remember about the blitz is how it can mask problems in the secondary and not present easy opportunities for big plays.
The Steelers finally went to work fast and jumped all over an opponent with their 43-14 win on Sunday night football over the Chiefs.
The Chiefs' aggressive defense has to be excited after watching the Steelers' offense flounder last week, but with the return of Le'Veon Bell, things could change.
The scoreboard reflected how bad things went when the 34-3 final score, but it won't reflect where the breakdowns occurred throughout the game.
The Steelers put on their worst showing in the Mike Tomlin era Sunday when they were blown away by the Eagles, 34-3. There was no solace to be had in the play...
The talk of the Eagles' season so far has been about their rookie quarterback, Carson Wentz, but the most cohesive part of their team has been the defense.
The Steelers have one sack in their first two games, but that does not mean that they have not gotten after the quarterback. Last Sunday’s performance against the Bengals was a display...
How did the defense manage to shut down one of the better wide receivers? They stuck to Keith Butler's scheme and played aggressive.
Ben Roethlisberger has a history of struggling with the Bengals as far as his statistics but not as far as beating them.
The Steelers dominated their opening matchup with the Redskins in multiple facets of the game, but especially with their running game.
The Steelers-Bengals has grown in recent seasons, partly because of the playoffs, partly because the Bengals have injured Le'Veon Bell and others.
Mike Tomlin’s penchant for press conference mantras is well known after 10 seasons as the Steelers’ coach. Whether he talks about how “iron sharpens iron,” or how “the standard is the...
The Steelers' defensive gameplan should center on rattling the Redskins' Kirk Cousins, and the method to do so is well within their wheelhouse.