Steelers at Giants Game Recap Week 1: Waiting To Exhale

Like most of us under the flag of the Terrible Towel, I have been holding my breath every time I see Ben Roethlisberger do something he’s literally done thousands of times in his life: throw a football.  During the “updates” from “camp”, I literally felt fear and then relief after each throw.  I was wondering...

Wk 16 recap Bills at Steelers: Beyond “It”

The Steelers have played much worse on offense, with much better talent available and vs worse competition. The difference is: this wasn’t a letdown, it was just a case of fear + lack of talent to be flexible on offense. The fear, however, wasn’t on the part of the rookie undrafted/unsigned QB making his 4th...

Wk 15 recap Steelers at Cardinals: Takeaways

Takeaways: this game had ’em, this season has them in abundance, the Steelers defense like Rolling Rock has 33, and I’ve got many. Maybe not 33 like they do, but here goes… The fake punt was a mistake, doesn’t matter whose fault it is, doesn’t matter who took the blame. The takeaway is: even when...

Wk 14 recap Steelers vs Browns: Who Are These Guys?

I’d wager that, in the Summer of 2018, a large percentage of even diehard football fans of your Pittsburgh Steelers had next to no idea who half the guys who played yesterday were. Devlin Hodges Deon Cain Telvin Jones Benny Snell Kerrith Whyte Jaylen Samuels Nick Vannett Matt Feiler B.J. Finney Diontae Johnson Steven Nelson...

Wk 13 recap Steelers at Bengals: Rudolph’s Last Stand

Rudolph’s Last Stand: A Microcosm Someday, long after Paul Brown Stadium is demolished and long after the 0-16 Cincinnati Bengals of 2019 are forgotten, they’ll have a National Park dedicated to the site of the last Mason Rudolph pass. Visitors will get a Gettysburg-style pictograph to show them the positions of both sides of the...