Steelers 28, Ravens 24: Steelers win a game and a trade

The Steelers had five takeaways Sunday and defeated the Ravens 28-24 at Baltimore. Wait a minute. The stat sheet says that the Ravens committed just four turnovers. That's right. The Steelers' fifth takeaway came Sunday night, when they acquired inside linebacker Avery Williamson and a 2022 seventh-round draft pick from the Jets in exchange for … Continue reading Steelers 28, Ravens 24: Steelers win a game and a trade

Steelers 27, Titans 24: And then there was one unbeaten AFC team

Hard-core Steelers fans can appreciate the Titans ending the Tom Brady Era in New England last year and then knocking the Ravens out of the playoffs the following week. When the pixie dust wore off of Devlin Hodges, the best we could really hope for was a team not named Ravens or Patriots winning the … Continue reading Steelers 27, Titans 24: And then there was one unbeaten AFC team

Steelers 38, Eagles 29: Chase Claypool highlights Steelers’ depth on offense

No first-round draft pick? No problem for the Steelers. The Steelers were without a first-round choice in the NFL draft this year for the first time since 1967. When they finally drafted, they took a guy who would help them go 4-0 for the first time since 1979. Chase Claypool became the first Steeler to … Continue reading Steelers 38, Eagles 29: Chase Claypool highlights Steelers’ depth on offense

5 thoughts from Steelers’ 28-21 win over Texans

Here are five marbles that have been rattling around in my head since the Steelers improved to 3-0 with their 28-21 win over the Texans Sunday at Heinz Field. Mike Tomlin must have said something to the defense at halftime After allowing 21 points and 215 passing yards in the first half, the Steelers shut … Continue reading 5 thoughts from Steelers’ 28-21 win over Texans

Steelers 28, Texans 21: Steelers Scribe Week 3 Hot Read

More than one Steelers scribe (the ones who actually, um, get paid to be Steelers scribes) wrote this past week that the Steelers lacked a killer instinct on defense. Both the defense and the offense showed a killer instinct in Sunday's 28-21 win over the Texans at Heinz Field. After getting sliced and diced by … Continue reading Steelers 28, Texans 21: Steelers Scribe Week 3 Hot Read

Steelers 26, Broncos 21: Give the Steelers’ defense its due for this win

Last season, without Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers took any kind of win they could get and salvaged a .500 record. This season, with Roethlisberger back, the Steelers have their sights set a lot higher than .500. So is it too much to ask for Steelers wins to be worthy of a dating-site profile picture rather … Continue reading Steelers 26, Broncos 21: Give the Steelers’ defense its due for this win

Steelers 26, Giants 16: Steelers have the supplies for a decent 2020 season

There was plenty of PPE on the Steelers' sideline Monday night at MetLife Stadium. Masks. Face shields. The protective sleeve on Ben Roethlisberger's right elbow. That last piece of medical apparatus is designed not only to protect Roethlisberger's physical health, but also the mental health of Steelers fans in 2020. Playing for the first time … Continue reading Steelers 26, Giants 16: Steelers have the supplies for a decent 2020 season