Browns 48, Steelers 37: Should Mike Tomlin be fired for wild-card loss?

It just didn't seem real. The Browns had a 28-0 lead on the Steelers in the first quarter of a playoff game against a backdrop of empty seats at Heinz Field. The empty stadium, and the fact that it was the Browns, were giveaways that it had to be a dream, the kind of crazy … Continue reading Browns 48, Steelers 37: Should Mike Tomlin be fired for wild-card loss?

2020 NFL playoffs: Steelers title hopes hinge on their defense

Steelers fans live for weeks like this, when we look forward to a Steelers playoff game. It seems like we haven't experienced this feeling enough in recent years, however. The Steelers' wild-card matchup against the Browns Sunday night at Heinz Field will be their first playoff game in three years, and it's been four years … Continue reading 2020 NFL playoffs: Steelers title hopes hinge on their defense

Bills 26, Steelers 15: Steelers free-falling their way to playoffs

Believe it or not, the Steelers got some good news on Sunday. The Chiefs' victory over the Dolphins guaranteed the Steelers a playoff berth. Thanks, Chiefs. You guys are just swell. It's hard to look forward to the playoffs when the Steelers are breaking down like an old, beat-up car. The disintegration continued Sunday night … Continue reading Bills 26, Steelers 15: Steelers free-falling their way to playoffs

Steelers 19, Ravens 14: Steelers win game in a 2020 kind of way

The Steelers improved to 11-0 Wednesday with their 19-14 win over the Ravens at Heinz Field. However, we should be seriously concerned about this team's ability to win a playoff game. If that playoff game were on a Wednesday afternoon. Sure, the Steelers should have had a much easier time beating a team that barely … Continue reading Steelers 19, Ravens 14: Steelers win game in a 2020 kind of way

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