The Steelers Faced Four Important 4th Downs And Blew Them All

We’ve written a couple of times about the Steelers’ penchant for going for two instead of kicking PATs this year, and Thursday night’s game against the Ravens presented a few new wrinkles for the “kick it or go for it” decision matrix. There was a lot going on in this game, but the most interesting was four 4th down… »10/02/15 1:23amFriday 1:23am

Ben Roethlisberger Says The Patriots Defense Bent The Rules

Oh, hey, that confusing headset brouhaha wasn’t the only spot of controversy in last night’s 28-21 New England win. Ben Roethlesberger took issue with the Patriots’ defense’s tactics on a crucial third-and-goal, a shift designed to draw the Steelers into a false start. It worked to perfection, and Roethlisberger… »9/11/15 9:45am9/11/15 9:45am

What Exactly Happened With The Steelers' Headsets?

The Pittsburgh Steelers struggled with communication problems in the first half of their 28-21 loss at New England Thursday night, with their coach-to-coach headset system echoing the Patriots’ radio broadcast for most of the first half. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters of the headset issues after the… »9/11/15 3:30am9/11/15 3:30am

Report: Troy Polamalu Has Revelation In Church, Retires 

According to the Uniontown, Pa. Herald-Standard, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu called owner Dan Rooney last night and retired. Polamalu missed four games due to injury last season, his 12th, and there were reports last month that the Steelers didn’t want Polamalu back, and hoped he would retire. The … »4/09/15 11:07pm4/09/15 11:07pm

Report: Lieutenant Called "The Cleaner" Also Steelers Security Chief 

ESPN's Outside The Lines is reporting today that the head of security for the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2001 has at the same time continued working as a high-ranking law enforcement officer in the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office. This sure looks like a potential conflict of interest, and ESPN's Steve Fainaru and »1/22/15 9:08pm1/22/15 9:08pm